Gifts, Mementos and Lasting Tributes

Show your support for Franklin and have a nice collectible.   
Purchase a Franklin or centennial collectible that is sure to be a hit with your family.

Pay tribute to your family and loved ones who played an important part in the building, development or rebuilding of the community.

All proceeds go toward the rebuilding of Franklin, securing the future of the community and programs that benefit the residents.

Make great gifts for a special occasion.

Items can be purchased at the Community Center during normal business hours (Mon-Fri  10am-3pm) or by using the order form below.

Many small items can be purchased at the center including patches, hat/lapel pins, key rings, etc.

Granite Memorial Pavers
Memorial Benches
Endowment Fund

 Order Form
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Franklin DVD Set  2 DVD set of Centennial Celebration, historic photos and a narrative about the community.  This is a professionally produced DVD set which will highlight the events throughout the centennial along with interviews, photos, historical highlights and much more.  You're sure to enjoy this DVD set.   This is a very emotional experience.   Learn about the history of the community and watch the events from the centennial.  Several events are shown in their entirety (Opening Ceremony, Baby Contest, Veterans Ceremony,  Saia Dedication, Will Rogers, Wilma Pearl, Jody Phillips Dance Students) while others are shown as clips.  Very entertaining and informative.    If you attended this event you are very likely on this DVD. 


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Tapestry Throw
Beautiful throw with the centennial logo. 
 Would also make a  nice wall hanging using a quilt rack.

50" x 66"


Beautiful tapestry throw.  Made by the same company as the above throw. 
Double lined.  Logo is on both sides. 


Community Cookbook

We are publishing a community cookbook filled to the brim with the best recipes from the best cooks in our community.   The best news of all?  All of the profits from the sale of the cookbooks will go into our treasury for our current fundraising project.  These 5.5" x 8.5" cookbooks, with plastic comb binding, will most definitely become a cherished keepsake on your kitchen shelf!

We are anticipating a great demand for these cookbooks, so we want to be certain we are ordering enough cookbooks.  Pre-orders are recommended.   Cookbooks are available for shipping and
can also be picked up at the centennial celebration.                                           


Create a permanent tribute to your family and loved ones who have played an important part  in the development of the
community of Franklin, Kansas.

Makes a great gift for a special occasion. Have your family name forever remembered. Place a permanent memorial paver in the Franklin Community Park.

A walking path within the Franklin Community Park encircles the granite pavers.  This will be a permanant remembrance of your loved one or family.  
Choose from 3 sizes.

4 x 8 - $50.00 (maximum 3 lines)

8 x 8 - $75.00 (maximum 5 lines)

12 x 12 - $125.00 (maximum 7 lines)

     PARK BENCH     Order Form
A walking path encircles the entire community park.    Benches will be placed along the path.   
Leave a lasting tribute to your family by contributing $500 for a park bench. 
Your family name will be placed on a marker on the bench.
  Makes a great gift for a special occasion. Have your family name forever remembered.  
Limited number of benches available.

Franklin Community Council, Inc. has established an endowment fund through the Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas to serve as a source of funds for those programs which cannot survive on a solely volunteer basis. 

The endowment fund  provides consistent, dependable funding for maintaining our community projects such as the Community Center, Community Park,  Research and Repository for Historical Information, Community Promotions and Activities. 

Franklin Community Council, Inc.  also needs stable, long term resources to deal with day to day expenses such as postage, publication of newsletters, maintaining our website, etc.

Income from the FCCI Endowment provides our Board of Directors with dependable, known future resources to support our vital programs.    Stable funding will permit our committee chairmen to plan for the future.

As a  501(c)(3) not-for-profit entity, the Endowment Fund is a way to make tax-deductible contributions that help secure Franklin's future as well as preserving it's past.

You can help in any of the following ways:
  • Making a *One-Time Contribution* payable to: FCCI  (Franklin Community Council, Inc.)
  • By *Bequest*  Remember Franklin Community Council, Inc. in your will and estate planning.
  • By *Gift of Life Insurance* Designate Franklin Community Council, Inc. as the owner/beneficiary
  • By "Donation in Memory of a deceased loved one": Donating to charity has long been a powerful and meaningful way to honor the memory of a loved one and express sympathy and condolences to their family.