Archive for Friday, November 6, 2009

Friends of the Kaw fundraiser next week

November 6, 2009


The nonprofit Friends of the Kaw organization will have its annual fundraiser next week in Lenexa.

The ninth annual dinner and silent auction will be from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday at Café Augusta, 12122 W. 87th St. Parkway.

Proceeds from the event will support the organization, which advocates for protection and preservation of the Kansas River. Wakefield Dort, a geology professor emeritus at Kansas University, will be the guest speaker.

Tickets are $40, and more information is available by calling 866-RIV-KEEP or online at

The grassroots environmental organization sponsors the Kansas Riverkeeper, currently Laura Calwell, who works as a full-time advocate and as a teacher, scientist and investigator.


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