From left, Anne Murray, Tammy Steeples and Emily Yeretsky, members of Lawrence Kappa Kappa Gamma Alumni Assn., view scrapbooks during the Fraternity's Founder's Day celebration on Oct. 22.
Dick and Nancy Pratt, left, of Topeka, and Steve Hedden, dean of the Kansas University School of Fine Arts, attend the school's sixth annual Collage fundraising reception. The event was Sept. 16 at the Lied Center.
Kappa Kappa Gamma Alumni Assn. members and active member, from left, Annie Breitenbach, Gerry Smith and Alouise Brain attend the Fraternity's Founder's Day celebration on Oct. 22 at the Kansas University chapter of Kappa Kappa Gamma. Smith and Brain were recognized for 65 years of membership and received pins. Breitenbach was in charge of the festivities.
From left, Julie Coleman, of Kansas Department of Health and Environment; Charles Jones, Douglas County commissioner; and Daryl Buchholz, associate director for Extension and Applied Research at Kansas State University, participate in a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the rain garden at the Douglas County Extension office. The dedication was part of the Douglas County Extension Showcase on Sept. 22.
Sherry Emerson, of Pet World, signs an agreement Oct. 4 to become a Lawrence Education Achievement Partner with Broken Arrow School as the school's principal, Larry Bakerink, looks on. As a partner with Broken Arrow, employees will support the education of nature and animals in a variety of ways.
Jennifer Attebery, of CornerBank, assists Wakarusa Valley School students who are serving as tellers of the school's Waka Waka Bank. CornerBank was honored in October by Lawrence Education Achievement Partners as the September recipient of the LEAP Shining Star Award for its support of Wakarusa Valley School. The bank helps run a student savings program open to all Wakarusa Valley students. Sixth-grade students rotate employee roles at the Waka Waka Bank as they help students make real bank deposits to their individual accounts.
These master gardeners help during the Douglas County Extension Showcase on Sept. 22 at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds. They are, in front from left, Helga Barton and Chris Durflinger; in back from left, Eileen Rogers, Al Rogers and Connie Cluff.
From left, Stephen Fawcett, Sandra Gautt and Kathleen McCluskey-Fawcett visit with Saralyn Reece Hardy, with back to camera, at the Kansas University School of Fine Arts' sixth annual Collage fundraising reception. The fundraiser was Sept. 16 at the Lied Center.
Patrick Jones, young adult librarian and author, back row left, visited Lawrence High School and the Douglas County Juvenile Detention Center in October to talk about his new book, "Things Change." Pictured are, back row from left, Jones; Kim Patton, Lawrence Public Library young adult librarian; Pam Weigand, director of the Douglas County Youth Juvenile Detention/Youth Services; and Diane Spicer, day school teacher; front row from left, Marty Gunn, day school facilitator; and Arla Jones, Lawrence High School librarian.
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