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On Saturday morning, June 18, at 10:30, Scottish clan banners will fill Main Street during the “15th Annual Taste of Scotland Parade.” Local families with Scottish heritage are encouraged to walk in the short parade and carry their banner. Assembly is in the parking lot of the New Town Hall. Casual clothes are acceptable. Large groups are encouraged. The Museum is making a collection of these banners. The number now stands at 71. Review the following list to see if your clan is available. (Sometime the spelling is a little different. Mc and Mac are the same.) Volunteers from the Friends of the Scottish Tartan Museum are available to help.

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Macon County non-profit organizations have until July 30, 2011, to apply for county funds through the Macon County Community Funding Pool (CFP). Application forms and instructions are available on the Macon County website, www.maconnc.org, or may be picked up at the Macon County Public Library on Siler Farm Road in Franklin, the Hudson Library on Main Street in Highlands, and the Nantahala Public Library on Nantahala School Road.

Organizations applying for CFP funds must provide financial statements such as budgets and federal tax-exempt reports, organization goals and objectives and program descriptions, and board/staff roster.

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Friends of the Macon County Public Library held their annual meeting on June 5.

New officers and directors were elected (L-R) Milo Beran - treasurer; Merritt Fouts - vice president; Ed Knickerbocker - director; Diane Griener - director; Ann McCormick - president; Sally Dyar - secretary; Grace Johnson - director; Cathryn Sill - historian; Roberta Swank - director.

Not shown are directors, Ray Romano and Carol Arnold.

Photo by Hollis Walker

The Wayne Proffitt Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Justin McClure and Emily White at Scholarship Night Thursday, May 26.

Commissioner Ronnie Beale (L) and Franklin High School Principal Chris Baldwin are pictured.

 

 

 

 

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