The Kansas University Homecoming Steering Committee presents a check for $1,350 raised by their Jayhawk Jog fundraiser to the United Way of Douglas County on Nov. 14, 2008, at the Adams Alumni Center. From left are Colleen Gregoire, United Way campaign manager; Judy Wright, KU Endowment and 2008 United Way campaign chairwoman; Mary Duarte, KU student and Jayhawk Jog chairwoman; and Jennifer Alderdice, KU Alumni Association assistant vice president of student programs and Homecoming Steering Committee adviser.
The Southwest Junior High chess team participated in the Cordley Chess Tournament on Dec. 13, 2008, at the Kansas Union. The team placed second in the K-9 division. From left are Andrei Elliott, Eric Wang, Venkata Malladi, YangYang Li, Eddie Loupe, Thomas Peterson, Jacob Magnuson, Andrew Galbraith, Michael Ndoro, Vinnie Barker and Nicholas Shaheed.
Marjorie Swann, left, and Bill Tsutsui visit with Karen Wiley, this year’s featured artist for the Douglas County AIDS Project’s Red Ribbon Art Auction. Swann and Tsutsui served as honorary chairpersons at the event on Nov. 9, 2008, at Maceli’s.
Virginia Curran, standing, Meadowlark Garden Club outgoing president, calls the Dec. 2, 2008, meeting to order at Alvamar Country Club. From left are Dorothy Curnes, Sammie Locke, Curran, Donna Osness, Ruth Ann Paddock, Mary Corman and LaVonne Nauman. At the meeting, new officers were installed and members brought a gift and can of food to be distributed to a local social service agency.
Lawrence High School and Free State High School Concerto winners performed solos for the Lawrence Music Club on Nov. 13, 2008, at the home of Judy Chadwick. From left are Ji-Yeon Lee, LHS sophomore; JoAnn Doll, LHS senior; Emily Paulsen, FSHS junior; Betty Zhang, FSHS senior; Victoria Gilman, FSHS sophomore; Jenny Loewen, FSHS junior; and Brittany Limones, FSHS junior.
Altrusa International of Lawrence honored members for their years of service to the club and the community during their Dec. 3, 2008, meeting at Maceli’s. Receiving service pins from left are Diana Deutsch, 15 years; Kassie Edwards, five years; Chris Day, five years; Eleanor Symons, 35 years; and Chris Durflinger, 10 years. Also receiving a five-year pin was Beth Reynolds, not pictured.
Newly installed officers of the Meadowlark Garden Club for 2009 from left are Barbara Kelley, president; Dorothy Curnes, vice-president; Pat Paul, secretary; and Sue Himes, treasurer. The induction was on Dec. 2, 2008, during a luncheon at Alvamar Country Club.
Chris Millspaugh stands next to the poster he designed for Douglas County AIDS Project’s Red Ribbon Art Auction on Nov. 9, 2008, at Maceli’s.