Margo Gordon, left, Winnie Getto and Dr. Paul Getto attended the Douglas County Senior Services "Jazz it Up" fundraiser on May 1 at Maceli's.
Allyson Leland, left, Lawrence Memorial Hospital director of volunteer services, presents Mary Lou Holcomb with the Marguerite Lockwood volunteer of the year award. Holcomb was honored for her service in the surgery waiting room. Gene Meyer, LMH president and CEO, was the keynote speaker at the event on April 29 at the Family Life Center at St. Margaret's Episcopal Church.
Former Gov. Mike Hayden, right, receives the Pioneer Award from David Ambler, Bert Nash Center governing board chairman, at the center's annual meeting on April 29 at the Eldridge Hotel. The Pioneer Award is given to those who typify the progressive, caring spirit that led to the founding of the Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center.
The Bert Nash Center had its annual meeting April 29 at the Eldridge Hotel, 701 Mass. From left are David Ambler, governing board chairman; Mike Hayden, former governor and current secretary of the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks; Alice Ann Johnston, endowment trustees board chairwoman; and David Johnson, Bert Nash CEO.
Worshipful Master Rob Gillespie, left, presented the Kansas Masonic Grand Lodge Scholarship Award of $500 to Tess Johnson on May 12. Johnson, a Free State High School junior, won honorable mention in the Grand Lodge essay contest and was treated to dinner with her family for the presentation of the award at the Masonic Lodge No. 6.
Andrei Elliott, left, and Luke Lesslie are Southwest Junior High seventh-graders who won the 23rd place U800 team trophy at the High School Chess Nationals in Atlanta, which took place April 18-20.
Dr. Paul and Winnie Getto celebrate on the dance floor at the Douglas County Senior Services "Jazz it Up" fundraiser on May 1 at Maceli's, 1031 N.H. Paul Getto received the Seaver award in appreciation of his time spent volunteering or contributing in the Lawrence community.
The KU Endowment Chancellors Club Advisory Board met May 10 for the annual spring meeting at the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics. Members posed with the life-size cardboard figure of Sen. Dole, who is a member of the Chancellors Club. Pictured, from left, are, Tom Laming, Leawood; Karen Mize, Salina; Susan Leach, Fort Worth; Jill Risley, Houston; Laura Gregory, Leawood; David Mikols; Chicago, Sen. Bob Dole; Al Higdon, Wichita; Alicia Salisbury, Topeka; Pete Talbott, Lawrence and Santa Fe; and David Kohlman, Colorado Springs. The Chancellors Club is KU Endowment's major donor organization.
Rhonda Stubbs, center, received the 2008 Sandra Shaw Spirit Award at the Bert Nash Center's annual meeting on April 29 at the Eldridge Hotel. The award was present by Janice Storey, child and family services director, and David Johnson, Bert Nash CEO. The Sandra Shaw Spirit Award is given to those who exemplify commitment, spirit of helping, support and dedication.