Jeff Bangert, left, and his wife, Collette, were among about 300 guests in attendance at the Spencer Museum of Art's annual meeting and purchase party on July 17.
Guests at the Spencer Museum of Art's annual meeting and purchase party mingled with Whit Bones, kneeling, and other artists from Lawrence's Fresh Produce Art Collective, whose installation about creativity is featured in the Process Space adjacent to the 20/21 Gallery.
Sunflower Bank representative Karen McGrath, right, presents a $1,273 contribution from the bank's 2008 ABC Program, to the Lawrence Schools Foundation executive director Susan Esau. The check presentation was July 2 at the Lawrence Schools Foundation office.
Cory Hills, Kansas University graduate student, far left, performed a storytelling with percussion for guests at the Spencer Museum of Art's Friends of the Art Museum annual meeting and purchase party on July 17.
Joanne Hurst, left, and Andrea Partee attend the annual Casa4CASA benefit. Partee, A Court Appointed Special Advocate volunteer for four years, was the 2008 CASA winner of the Honorable Jean F. Shepherd Volunteer of the Year Award. The event was July 19 at Cielito Lindo restaurant.
Members of Lawrence Presbyterian Manor Fall Benefit Committee, from left, are Susanne Shaw, Warren Corman, Mary Burg, Ned Cushing, Russell Mosser, Mike McCormick and L. Martin Jones. The committee displays some of the items that will be auctioned at the manor's 15th annual soup and pie supper and auction. All proceeds from the auction go to the Special Projects Fund. The event will be Sept. 16.
Susan Ralston, left, Judge Jean Shepherd, Dr. Marshall Kelley and Ruthie McLain attended the Casa4CASA benefit on July 19 at Cielito Lindo restaurant. During the event, Judge Shepherd presented the Honorable Jean F. Shepherd Volunteer of the Year Awards to a CASA volunteer and a Citizen Review Board volunteer.
From left, Keith Skillman, Jenny Skillman, Chris Phalen, CASA Board Treasurer Amy Phalen, and Jill LaPoint, CASA board president, participated in the Casa4CASA playhouse drawing party at Cielito Lindo restaurant on July 19.
The annual meeting and purchase party of Spencer Museum of Art's Friends of the Art Museum was July 17. FAM president Susan Tate, right, presented outgoing board member Dee Link with a gift in recognition of her service. Other outgoing board members honored, but not pictured, were Steve Clark and Nancy Hernandez.
Dr. Marshall Kelley, left, Dr. Beth Rundquist and Dr. Anne VanGarsse preview silent auction items at the Casa4CASA benefit. The doctors are members of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, P.A., which was the title sponsor for the 2008 Casa4CASA fundraiser. Proceeds from the benefit help CASA provide special volunteer services to abused and neglected children.