Brad Levy holds his Phoenix Award for Volunteer in the Arts. He had been nominated by Laurie Ward. The Phoenix Awards are chosen from nominations received by the Lawrence Arts Commission, whose members are appointed by the mayor for three-year terms.
Barry Coffin holds the Celia Smith painting he received for the Phoenix Award for the Visual Arts. Coffin had been nominated by Don and Maria Martin. The 10th annual Phoenix Awards were Nov. 6 at the Lawrence Arts Center.
Enjoying the reception after the 10th annual Phoenix Awards on Nov. 6 are past and present Lawrence Arts Commissioners, from left: Sandra Wiechert, chairwoman this year for the Phoenix awards; DiAnne Damro, immediate past chairwoman of the Lawrence Arts Commission; and Marlene Merrill, chairwoman of the Lawrence Arts Commission.
From left, Sam Seminoff, Cathy Howard and Larry Alstrom, of the Lawrence Kiwanis Club, serve entrees Nov. 22 at the Lawrence Interdenominational Nutrition Kitchen at First Chris-tian Church. The club provided the food and served the meal.
Celia Smith, right, stands with the awards she created for the 10th annual Phoenix Awards ceremony Nov. 6. Eight of her original paintings, all depicting legends of the phoenix, were presented to the winners. The painting, at center, is on display outside the city manager's office in City Hall. At left is Sue Kwak, who received the Educator in the Arts Award. Karen Lacchio, Topeka, center, nominated Kwak at the ceremony in place of Sarah Kwak who had nominated her mother but was unable to attend.
Members of the Lawrence Kiwanis Club, from left, Jason Novotny, Mike McDonald, Dan Gaumer and Jim Kearney, help with cleanup duties at Lawrence Interdenominational Nutrition Kitchen on Nov. 22. The club provided and served the meal.
From left, Stephanie Rasys, Dan Gaumer, Ranelle Fischer and Lois Uihlein, of the Lawrence Kiwanis Club, help serve desserts Nov. 22 at the Lawrence Interdenominational Nutrition Kitchen at First Christian Church. Gaumer is president of the local service organization, and Fischer is president-elect.
The Scottish Rite Masons dedicate Lawrence Memorial Hospital Palliative Care Room 217 in the memory of George Mole during a ceremony Dec. 4. From left are Danny Keller, assistant representative of the Scottish Rite Masons; Dalton Walsh, great-grandson of George Mole; Tom Wilkerson, executive secretary of the Scottish Rite Masons; and Betty Mole, wife of George Mole.
From left, Bill Winkler, Wendy Leedy, Deb Waggoner and Penny McDonald, of the Lawrence Kiwanis Club, get ready to serve salads at the Lawrence Interdenominational Nutrition Kitchen at First Christian Church. It is an annual tradition for the club to provide food and serve the meal at LINK on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving.
Dr. Don Hatton, far right, and his wife, Carol, visit with Betty Mole during a dedication ceremony. The Scottish Rite Masons dedicated Lawrence Memorial Hospital Palliative Care Room 217 on Dec. 4 in the memory of Mole's husband, George.
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