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Archive for Saturday, July 30, 2011

Around and About for July 30, 2011

July 30, 2011

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Edna Zillner will celebrate her 104th birthday on Wednesday. A reception will be held in her honor from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. today in the main dining room of Pioneer Ridge Nursing Center, 4851 Harvard Road, Lawrence.

Madison Mater, Linwood, was named among the top 20 contestants in Maurices Main Street Model Search. The contest drew more than 500 contestants from across the country.

New junior members of the American Angus Association include Molly Ogden and Graham Ogden, both of Lawrence. Junior members of the Association are eligible to register cattle in the American Angus Association, participate in programs conducted by the National Junior Angus Association and take part in Association-sponsored shows and other national and regional events.

After a full day of Play! Pokémon Trading Card Game battles in Crestwood, Mo., Noah Yoshida, 13, Lawrence, was crowned regional champion, earning a top regional ranking and a regional championships medal. The state championship tournaments are the third events in the Pokémon Championship Series, and Premier Rating Points awarded there go toward a potential invitation to the 2011 Pokémon World Championships held in August in San Diego.

Kansas State University dance students and faculty took center stage for SpringDance 2011 held April 1-2. The performance showcased various styles of choreography, including contemporary and classical ballet, jazz, tap dance, musical theater, Cuban, West African and modern. Area students who performed: Katelyn Kobialka, Bonner Springs; Melissa Porter, McLouth; and Whisper Livingston, Meriden.

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