PUBLIC EVENT NOTICE: On Saturday April 17th, the community center is being rented for the Rylan Gier Benefit dinner, raffle and silent auction. It is being held at the Vesper Community Center and doors open at 4pm. From 5pm till 7pm the organizers will be providing a smoked meat dinner and sides, (by free will donation) and carry out will be available. $10 raffle tickets are also being sold for the benefit. Raffle prizes include a Bad Boy 42″ Mower, Stihl Weed Eater, StorSmart Tool Box, Louisiana 450 Smoker Grill, Mosberg 243 Rifle, Pork Bundle, chest freezer 2 CVA fuel cards and 2 Beef split sides. There will also be a silent auction from 5pm to 7pm with other donated items. The raffle ticket drawing begins at 7pm followed by announcement of silent auction winners. Winners do not need to be present to win. For more info on how to help, purchase raffle tickets or donate silent auction items, please contact Ray Keller at 785 488 8005, or Tyler Gier at 785 534-0673. Monetary donations to the Rylan Geir Benefit Fund can be mailed to PO BOX 84 Sylvan Grove, KS 67481, make checks payable to Ryan Gier.