Friday, November 13, 2015

McGennis Park and Youth Center Fundraiser Pavers for Sale

The Mary A. McGennis Agricultural Park and Youth Center will celebrate its 50th anniversaryin 2016. Over the last five decades, at least four generations of area people have enjoyed the Youth Center’s facilities, attended Old Barn Theatre productions and the annual Barbecue and Auction.

To commemorate this anniversary, the Center has embarked on a brick walkway project as a lastingtribute to all those who have been a part of the Center in any way. Proceeds from this project will help the Youth Center on its way for another 50 years.

The McGennis Park and Youth Center are currently accepting orders and the final order deadline is June 26, 2016, allowing plenty of gifting opportunities. These would make excellent 2015 Christmas gifts. Please direct questions to

Hundreds of years of gratitude for just one donation. That’s what you get when you make a donation to the McGennis Youth Center’s commemorative brick campaign. You may be asking, “How?” Well, each donation made to this cause is a purchase of one laser engraved brick with your name on it. That brick will be used to create a walkway that will last a lifetime and proudly display the difference you have made in your community. Make a donation to the McGennis Youth Center today and know that your generosity will be celebrated for a lifetime.

You can purchase a single paver or several. You can buy them in your name or the name of a friend or family member; in celebration of a birth, graduation, wedding or anniversary; in honor of a soldier or veteran; or in memory of someone you love. Businesses, firms and organizations are also encouraged to participate.

Order forms are available. Just ask for one by using the email address above or write to Bell Books,

PO Box 49, Rich Hill, MO 64779.