Chamber History Blog

Chamber History Blog / 14.06.2021

Leadership McPherson has been a professional development program of the McPherson Chamber since 1981 and is actually one of the oldest leadership programs in the state of Kansas. The first class graduated in 1982 having completed “4 one-day seminars studying area history, local and state government,...

Chamber History Blog / 24.05.2021

William “Bill” Sheets was the first recipient of the “Man of the Year” award when it was started in 1966. (This picture was probably taken around 1978/1979 when Mr. Sheets was the Chamber President.) The Man of the Year was selected because of his contributions...

Chamber History Blog / 17.05.2021

“Despite unfavorable weather conditions, the community picnic and dandelion digging contest of the City Federations’ anti-dandelion program, staged yesterday, was a decided success. The parade was a great feature and put plenty of pep and ginger into the contestants. Rivalry was keen and the finish...