The Aqua Tones Quartet, of Lawrence in the 1960s, gathered for a reunion May 18-20 in Boise, Idaho. From left are Pat Blair, tenor, Lawrence; Lucille Knos, lead, Rupert, Idaho; Lanna Wyatt Spurgeon, baritone, Lexington, Mo.; and Sylvia Nauman Alsbury, bass, Tucson, Ariz. The quartet won second place at the national Sweet Adelines competition in 1961. A special memory was singing for Sen. John F. Kennedy in Omaha, Neb., and visiting with him.
Perry Buck, left, won the outstanding worker award at the Cottonwood Classies celebration at Kansas University's Crafton-Preyer Theatre. He was with Jim Budde, a board member for Cottonwood Inc., at the May 7 gathering.
Cousins, from left, Don and Phyllis Reynolds and Wilma Meseraull, all of Lawrence; Eloise and Roy Johnson, Lenexa; and Irene and Karl Reynolds, Lawrence, attend a family gathering during the Memorial Day weekend.
From left, Barbara Curry, Margo Gordon and Gwyn Kitos are honored as Wonderful Older Women during a meeting of the Kaw Valley Chapter of the Older Women's League. The gathering was May 9 at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.
From left are Jill and Ryan Domnick, Curtis Maschger and Vicky Heather, Joel and Christine Fritzel, Susan and Doug Rendall, Kitty and Cap Gray, Jill Kleinberg and Mary Joslin. Their gardens were featured in the 2007 Garden Tour on June 2-3 sponsored by the K-State Research and Extension's Master Gardeners in Douglas County. Not pictured were Molly Mulloy and Sue Gilkeson.
Diana Rhoades won the personal growth award at the Cottonwood Classies celebration. The event was May 7 at Kansas University's Crafton-Preyer Theatre.
Paula and Miles Schnaer, center, won the lifetime achievement award at the Cottonwood Classies celebration May 7 at Kansas University's Crafton-Preyer Theatre. With them are Sharon Spratt, left, Cottonwood's chief executive officer, and Peggy Wallert, Cottonwood's director of community relations.
From left are Ted Juneau, Danny Manning, Julie Manning and Judy Juneau. They welcomed guests at the second annual Dinner and Dancing at Dusk, a benefit auction and dinner for the Lawrence Community Shelter on April 27 at Maceli's.
Ila Takacs accepted a lifetime achievement award for her late husband, Joe Takacs, at the Cottonwood Classies celebration May 7 at Kansas University's Crafton-Preyer Theatre. She was accompanied by her son, Tony Takacs.
Kimberly Towns and Rick Pasley won the caring and commitment staff award at the Cottonwood Classies celebration. The event was May 7 at Kansas University's Crafton-Preyer Theatre.