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November 1, 2003

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Knights of Columbus Lawrence Council 1372 announced the Knight and Family of the Month for October.

David Walker was named Knight of the Month. He has been a member of Knights of Columbus for 17 years. Walker is the warden and community director for Council 1372. He has been the council's Tootsie Roll chairman for the past two years. He also is in charge of the Knight's monthly grounds cleanup at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.

The Don Walker family was named Family of the Month. Don Walker has been a member of Knights of Columbus for 17 years. Don Walker and his wife, Mary, have been involved with many programs at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Don Walker has been an usher, served on the cleanup crew at the cemetery and has been involved in marriage encounter. Mary Walker has been a lector and taught marriage prep classes. She is a member of the Daughters of Isabella. They have two daughters and a son, David Walker, who is Knight of the Month.


  • Soroptimist International of Lawrence will grant a $1,000 and a $500 Women's Opportunity Award this year at the club level. The awards assist women who serve as primary breadwinners for their families and must enter the work force or upgrade their employment status. First-place club level winners will become eligible for district- and region-level awards.

The deadline for submitting applications is Dec. 15.

For more information, contact Michelle Heller at 231-1010, ext. 1455 or e-mail michelle. heller@washburn.edu.


  • The Betty Washington Daughters of the American Revolution Chapter met Oct. 25 at the Lawrence Public Library. Patti Johnston discussed the various outreach programs of the library. The DAR maintains a collection of genealogy and history books at the library.

The club's next meeting will be at 10 a.m. Nov. 15 at the Haskell Cultural Center and Museum. Bobbie Rahder, director of the center, will give members a tour.

For more information about the club, call Nancy Helmstadter, registrar, at 842-3463 or Pauline Reed, regent, at 843-9000.


  • The University Bridge Club announces winners of its Oct. 25 game. Karmie and Edna Galle and Carl and Isabelle Schaake were hosts.

The blue winners were Hank Miller, first; Horace Nelson, second; Leonard Fleske, third; Don Whitaker, fourth; and Gladys Dight, fifth.

The pink winners were Hazel Stellmacher, first; Isabelle Schaake, second; Jean Whitaker, third; Bette Lukens, fourth, and Virginia Williams, fifth.


  • The Lawrence 299ers Duplicate Bridge Club met Oct. 22. Six pairs competed in a stratified game that used a Howell movement. Don Brennaman directed the game.

Judy Bevan and John Gilbert claimed first place in A and B. Helen Huffman and Bob Huffman were second in A and B. Julie Ward and Ann Thompson took first in C.


  • The Lawrence TGIF Duplicate Bridge Club met Oct. 24. Nine tables competed in a stratified game that used a Mitchell movement. Don Brennaman directed the game.

Playing North-South, Klee Zaricky and Sally Taylor claimed first place in A and B. Erna Holmes and Frances Vogel finished second. Clyde Romer and Kent McCullough were third. Patt Radford and Betty Collier were fourth. Don Brennaman and Harriet Olson took first place in C.

Sitting East-West, Mona Bell and Julia Brooks finished in first place in A. Shari Krentzel and Patti Griffitts placed second in A and first in B and C. Shirley Vaughn and Virginia Eddy took third place in A and second place in B. Shirley Reese and Yvonne Hedges were fourth in A and third in B. Ilse Steinhardt and Bebe Huxtable took second place in C.


  • The Lawrence Duplicate Bridge Club met Monday. The game attracted eight tables and used a Mitchell movement. Virginia Seaver directed the game.

Competing North-South, Jerry Sloan and Patt Radford took first place in A. Shirley Reese and Chris Lane took second in A and first in B. Madelyn Jenks and Phyllis Brownlee placed third in A and second in B. Lois Clark and Russell LaForce placed first in C.

Playing East-West, Shirley Vaughn and Sally Taylor finished first in A and B. Klee Zaricky and Virginia Seaver placed second. Paul Heitzman and Dave Piro came in third place. Don Brennaman and Olivier Urruty took first place in C.

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