The Rev. John Schmeidler, second from left in back row, attends the 40th anniversary celebration of St. Jude Circle 1127, Daughters of Isabella, which is an organization of Catholic women from Lawrence and surrounding towns that do charity work. Charter members and those who joined in 1966 received their 40-year pins. They are, back row from left, Betty Kunc, Schmeidler, Shirley Neider, Donna Krisch, Rose Waner and Jean O'Toole; front row from left, Ruth Vervynck, Ermie Gauna, Bertha Burmudez, Bert Morgison, Mary Green and Agnes Rinke. Seated in front is Bridgie Hill.
Bert Morgison holds a cake that she and her daughter, Patty McGuire, baked and decorated for the 40th anniversary celebration of St. Jude Circle 1127, Daughters of Isabella. The celebration was May 8 at Maceli's.
Alan Shi was selected as the winner of the Kansas District Optimist Clubs' Boys Oratorical Contest. The contest finals were April 22 in McPherson. Alan previously won first place in the Lawrence Breakfast Optimist Club contest, followed by the regional Zone 10 contest. Alan is pictured with his mother, Judy Wu.
Members of St. Jude Circle 1127, Daughters of Isabella, attend the club's 40th anniversary celebration. The Rev. John Schmeidler, back row, is pictured with the members, from left, Janet Huss, Wilma Dehart, Lorie Wickliff, Melva Edmonds and Connie Rockers. Dehart and Edmonds received their 25-year pins during the celebration May 8 at Maceli's in downtown Lawrence.
From left, Murray Hodge, Lawrence; Ron Bereiter, Lawrence; Sandy (Bereiter) Gurley, Lawrence; and Robert Hodge, Emporia; attend the Sand Rat reunion on June 3 at Woodlawn School. The reunion is for people who live or have lived in North Lawrence. About 100 people attended.
From left are George Stan, Lawrence; Frances (Miller) Wales, Lawrence; Helen (Miller) Smith, Lawrence; Richard Miller, Lawrence; Walter and Arlene (Miller) Poe, California; and Carolyn Pippert, Lawrence. They were at the Sand Rat reunion June 3 at Woodlawn School. The event is for people who live or have lived in North Lawrence.
Members of the Lions Clubs of Lawrence Foundation board of directors are, from left, Art Hadley, Brenda Heafey, Margaret Thorp, Scott Rustenhoven and Gary Beasley. They met June 10 at the home of Beasley.
From left are Dorothy Pine and Robert Pine, Colorado; Velma (Pine) Skinner, Lawrence; and Ruth and Wayne Pine, Lawrence. They attended the Sand Rat reunion June 3 at Woodlawn School.
Boy Scout Cameron Scrugg, of Baldwin Boy Scout Troop 65, lights torches symbolizing the Seven Virtues that the Arrow of Light represents during Webelos Graduation Weekend, which was May 12-14 at Spring Creek Park. The Arrow of Light is Cub Scouting's highest award.