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2019 Grand Marshals



The Garnett Optimist Club was Chartered in 1983. Today, they have 22 members-4 of them are original members from when the club began.  The Optimists have many projects throughout the year including the following:


Bud White Beef Raffle

The money raised goes for three $500 scholarships for students. the scholarships are in memory of past members Bud White, Wayne Penn, and Ed Britton.


Football Tailgate 

The Optimists join the Bulldog Booster Club on the first home football game. They cook hot dogs for fans, football teams, cheerleaders and band members.


After Prom

The Optimists cook burgers for the ACHS after prom event.


8th Grade Promotion Dance

The Optimists cook burgers for the dance after promotion.


Day on the Farm

The Optimists work with Farm Bureau to provide a day on the Farm for grade school children.


Boy's State

The Optimists sponsor a student


Donations

ECKAN Spirit of Christmas

Garnett Public Library KS Reads to Pre-schoolers

Libertyfest


The Optimist Members share one common trait. They know they can make a difference in the lives of others, especially the kids.


The Garnett Area Chamber of Commerce Congratulates the 2019 Grand Marshals-your work within our community and with our children hasn't gone unnoticed!!! 


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NOVEMBER 30, 2019


The last Saturday of November is a very busy time in Garnett. Chamber Members participant in Small Business Saturday with specials and promotions. Then, that night is our Annual Christmas Parade and Downtown Lighting Ceremony. 


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Name the Parade Contest Winner-Andrew Donovan

Winning entry & this year's theme:



There is no place like Christmas in Garnett. Join us on the Downtown Square on the last Thursday of November for our Christmas Celebration. Help us countdown the lighting of the square and enjoy the highly anticipated Christmas Parade! Remember to stop by the Fire Station before and after the parade for their annual Chili & Soup Supper! Get your picture taken with Santa at the Fire Station, after the parade.


Does your family, organization, church or business want to participate in the parade? We welcome anyone into our parade for FREE! You do not have to have a float, walkers and car riders are welcome! 

Special THANKS to the following sponsors and volunteers:


The City of Garnett

Anderson County Courthouse Staff​

Garnett Power Plant

Garnett Fire Department

Garnett Police Department

Anderson County Emergency Management

Everett Cox

Paula Sjourland

Jordan Feuerborn

Jonathon Hall





SBS PARTICIPANTS

These are some members who go above and beyond for their customers! Support them by shopping local during Small Business Saturday!


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