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October 1, 2001

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Five new members added to LHS Hall of Honor

The Lawrence Lions Alumni Assn. added five new members to the Hall of Honor at a ceremony Sunday.

The Hall of Honor, which includes graduates of Lawrence High School and Liberty Memorial High School, was started in 1994 and now has 32 members.

Sunday's inductees were:

George Brown, LMHS, 1944, the nation's first black elected lieutenant governor.

J. Tate Clark, LMHS, 1932, a manager of exploration and production for Phillips Petroleum Company.

Robert Ellsworth, LMHS, 1943, a congressman, assistant to the president and ambassador to NATO.

Warren Hodges, LMHS, 1939, a combat veteran of World War II, the Korean and Vietnam wars and retired major general for the U.S. Army.

Robert E. Lee, LHS, 1964, who died in 1976. He was a founder of the Lawrence Boys Club, now the Boys and Girls Club.

Hospital kicks off month of breast cancer awareness

Lawrence Memorial Hospital will play host to an event that kicks off Breast Cancer Awareness Month today.

Educational displays from organizations that support breast cancer survivors and their significant others will be available for browsing at the hospital from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Dr. Marilee McGinness will give an educational presentation. Because of limited seating, a ticket is required. Call Connect Care at 749-5800. Reservations are not needed to visit the displays or enjoy the refreshments.

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