Tickets are now available for a Kansas Day Fundraising Event featuring KWCH weatherman Ross Janssen. The fundraiser, jointly hosted by the library and Rice County Historical Society, will be held on January 27 at the Lyons Town & Country Club. A social will take place from 6:15 to 7:00 p.m. Appetizers, wine, tea, and coffee will be available.
Tickets for the fundraising event are $12.50 per person. Seating is limited. Tickets may be purchased at the Library, 217 East Avenue South, Lyons, 620-257-2961 or at the Rice County Historical Society/Coronado Quivira Museum, 105 West Lyon, Lyons, 620-257-3941.
A silent auction will also be part of the evening’s activities. Click here for Silent Auction Items.
The Library will use its portion of the event’s proceeds to purchase furnishings for the new library. The Rice County Historical Society will apply its half of the proceeds to a new exhibit “Harvesting the Agricultural Equipment.” The exhibit is scheduled to open on May 18, 2014.