The Knights of Columbus recognized Katie Self, a staff member at
St. John the Evangelist Church, during February. She received a
Holy Family Statue and a red rose.
From left, Jane Pracht, Suzanne McColl, Alice Leonard, Noreen Hein
and Phyllis Cross, all of Lawrence, attend AARP Advocacy Day in
Topeka. The group had lunch at the Ramada Inn and attended speeches
and presentations Feb. 9. Gov. Kathleen Sebelius was the keynote
Representatives from area businesses were recognized for their
outstanding 2004-2005 United Way employee campaigns at the United
Way of Douglas County annual meeting Feb. 24. From left are Glynn
Sheridan, Sunflower Bank; Rich Lorenzo, American Red Cross; Sarah
Jane Russell, GaDuGi SafeCenter; Mike Webb, Hallmark Cards; Pat
Sullivan, KU Federal Credit Union; Bob Kocour, Stephens Real
Estate; Judy Billings, Lawrence Chamber of Commerce; Bonnie Lowe,
First Bank; and Don Johnson, Intrust Bank.
Job's Daughters of Baldwin presented $2,980 to Hearing Impaired
Kids Endowment recipient Ivie Sparks, second from left in front
row. The service and leadership organization for girls donated the
money Feb. 19. Pictured are, back row from left, Darin Mason,
associate grand guardian, Deann Mason, Leslie Goodyear, grand
guardian, and Alyssa Slapper; front row from left, Sabra Lamb, Ivie
Sparks and her mom, Sharon Sparks, and Jessie Waller. Ivie will use
the money to purchase hearing assistance devices. The group is
having a spaghetti dinner fund-raiser from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. April
23 at the Palmyra Lodge in Baldwin.
Youth honorees for the Wallace Galluzzi 2004 Volunteer of the Year
were recognized at the United Way of Douglas County annual meeting.
They are, from left, Crystal Snyder, Tiffany Kwak, Yuan Liu and
Kate Falkenstein, all of Lawrence. The Roger Hill Volunteer Center,
a service of the United Way, organizes the Galluzzi awards
Yuan Liu, of Lawrence, second from left, receives the Wallace
Galluzzi 2004 Youth Volunteer of the Year award at the United Way
of Douglas County annual meeting Feb. 24. Presenting the award is
Dee Bisel, left, and Marie Galluzzi Potter. David Morrissey,
manager of the Roger Hill Volunteer Center, looks on.
Dr. Ed Manda received the Wallace Galluzzi 2004 Volunteer of the
Year Award for his work as a founding member of the Douglas County
Dental Clinic. Manda was one of 20 adult nominees for this year's
These girls were installed as officers of Job's Daughters of
Baldwin. Pictured are, back row, from left, A.J. Beach, Hannah
Brewer, Kajsa Mullenix, Taylor Young and Amber Edgett; second row,
from left, Mariah Saylor, Ashley Abbott, Trisha Young, Mercedes
Jellison, Hannah Lusk and Myette Simpson; front row from left, Yami
Simpson, Krystal Tubbs, queen, and Jessie Waller, junior princess.
Job's Daughters is a service and leadership organization for girls
ages 10-20. The queen and junior princess will be in charge of
Grand Knight John Callewaert, left, hands the Rev. John Schmiedler,
of St. John the Evangelist, a McDonald's gift certificate for $500.
The restaurant chain matched the Knights of Columbus donation of
$250. The certificates will be given to those in need.
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