rom left, Wint Winter, Michelle Fales and Todd Harris,
representatives of Peoples Bank, accept the Spirit of Caring Award
for a small business. They received the award April 23 at the
SpringHill Suites by Marriott. The award is given by the United Way
of Douglas County and the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce.
Members of AARP's Lawrence chapter 1696 pose for a picture at the
American Legion, 3408 W. Sixth St. They gathered May 13 to prepare
and send care packages to the soldiers serving in Iraq. Pictured
are, from left back row, Mary Kanous, Darlene Hill, Janice Whitham,
Phyllis Cross and Lauraine Mulally; front row from left, Thelma
Hehn, Marilyn McCleary, Suzanne McColl and Jane Pracht.
Representatives from organizations receiving the 2003 Spirit of
Caring Awards are, from left, Richard Chappelle, Wal-Mart store
484; Dee Bisel, Minuteman Press; Todd Harris, Peoples Bank; and Ted
Haggart, Douglas County Bank. On April 23, the United Way of
Douglas County and the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce recognized
local businesses that are leaders in strengthening the Douglas
County community through charitable giving and the promotion of
From left, Ron Bisel, his wife Dee Bisel, owner of Minuteman Press,
and their children Ryan Bisel and Adele Bisel accept the 2003
Spirit of Caring Award in the sole proprietor category. They
received the honor April 23 during a Leadership Lawrence
Celebration at the SpringHill Suites by Marriott.
Lawrence High School senior Don Carbaugh blows bubbles during the
LHS Class of 2004 commencement ceremony. He received his diploma
May 16 during the ceremony at Kansas University's Memorial Stadium.
Free State High School seniors Kamesha Moore, left, and Tyree Payne
participate in the Class of 2004 commencement ceremony. They
received their diplomas May 15 during the ceremony at Kansas
University's Memorial Stadium.
The 17 valedictorians in the Free State High School Class of 2004
receive honors during a commencement ceremony. From left, Ryan
Bodensteiner, Jessica Carlyle, Thomas Duermeier, Evan Ferrier,
Brian Garland, Jennifer Gwaltney and Anne Laue-Minden, Hazel Morley
and Dominique Nunez can be seen. At right is Supt. Randy Weseman.
The ceremony was May 15 at Memorial Stadium.
From left are Katie Markle, Olathe; Emily Robert, Lawrence; Josh
Markle, Olathe; Debbie Ellebracht, Lawrence; Erik Anderson,
Lawrence; and Ali Jacobsen, Lawrence. Ellebracht's piano students
gave a recital on May 14 at Brandon Woods Retirement Community.
They gave the recital in honor of National Nursing Home Week, which
was May 9-15.
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