Tap dancers from Dance Gallery in Lawrence perform at the Odyssey national dance competition June 24 in Oklahoma City. From left are Ryan Gillihan, Allie Howland, Emily Arnold, McKenzie Kula, Jared Klug, Anna Meissbach, Alison Prather, Kate Karnes, Victoria Kaufman and MaKayla Wagner. The troupe, which danced to "Man with a Hex," won a platinum award.
Anne Walters, left, of the Lawrence Rotary Club, presents $2,500 to Nikki King, executive director of Health Care Access, as part of the club's annual Philanthropy Awards. Each year the club makes donations to nonprofit organizations that apply for funding for specific projects.
Boy Scouts and adult leaders from Troop 59 in Lawrence spent a day hiking and fishing at Sprague Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado as part of a troop high-adventure program in June. From left are Russ Seybert, assistant scoutmaster; scouts Keenan Wycoff, Chase Low, Ben Seybert and Scott Ragan; and Keith Wood, assistant scoutmaster.
Matthew Day and Josh Seybert, of Boy Scout Troop 59 in Lawrence, prepare dinner at Boyd Lake Campground in Colorado as Jackie Counts, troop committee member, offers advice. The troop traveled to Colorado in June for a high-adventure program.
The Wild Wild West acrobatic/gymnastics troupe from Dance Gallery in Lawrence won the junior small group category at the Odyssey national dance competition June 24 in Oklahoma City. Dancers are, from left, Kari Karnes, Anna Meissbach, Amanda Reichert, Lindsey Fangman and Ireland Ziegler. Not pictured was McKenzie Kula.
Anne Walters, of the Lawrence Rotary Club, presents $2,940 to Jeremy Hahn, executive director of the Lawrence Habitat for Humanity, as part of the club's annual Philanthropy Awards.
The Lawrence Rotary Club presented $3,300 to the O'Connell Youth Ranch as part of the club's annual Philanthropy Awards. From left are Tom Groene, Deanie Hayes, executive director of the youth ranch, and Anne Walters. Groene and Walters are Rotary Club members.
A jazz troupe from Dance Gallery in Lawrence won a high gold award at the Odyssey national dance competition June 24 in Oklahoma City. In the back row, from left, are Emily Arnold, Melinda Landgraf and Kate Karnes; front row, Ryan Gillihan, Kari Karnes, Andrea Coleman, Allie Howland and Victoria Kaufman. The troupe performed "Wait a Minute."