In this black-and-white photo, Jamie Treadwell, 8, floats toward Merlyn Klemme, Lawrence, at the Treadwell Ranch in Christoval, Texas. Jamie is the son of Virginia “Ginger” and Brian Treadwell and the grandson of Merlyn and Donna Klemme, who submitted the picture. Wendy Gustafson Norris, Austin, Texas, who graduated from Kansas University, took the picture.
The Kaw Valley U10 team, “The Flying Pigs,” placed second in the recent Classic Cup Finals. Jennifer Martello, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
The Kansas Highway Patrol, the American Legion and the American Legion Auxiliary mark the 41st annual Cadet Law Enforcement Academy. Arion Silmon, front row and fourth from left, Lawrence, won the top gun award in the blue squad. Lori Cackler, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
From left are retiring Lawrence Public School administrators Bruce Passman, Mary Rodriguez and Superintendent Randy Weseman. Don Stevanov took this picture at the Lawrence Schools Foundation’s 19th annual Foundation Follies at Liberty Hall. Susan Esau, executive director of Lawrence Schools Foundation and LEAP, submitted the picture.
The reigning Lawrence High School baseball state champs eat a lucky breakfast recently at Hy-Vee, 3504 Clinton Parkway. Shirley Hadl, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Four generations of family come together to celebrate Margaret Traylor-Elvig’s 100th birthday at Stone Creek Restaurant recently. Sarah Stern, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Seven Tonganoxie sixth-grade students met with Kansas Gov. Mark Parkinson to discuss energy efficiency in their school and community. Students were joined by their principal, science teacher and representatives from Trane, a heating and air conditioning services manufacturer. In addition to the governor, students also met with representatives from the offices of Sen. Pat Roberts and Sen. Sam Brownback. Melanie Boulay Becker, public relations manager at Trane Commercial Services, submitted the picture.
The Lawrence Firestix takes first place in the recent 12U Lake Shawnee Classic tournament. Coach Amy Garvin, Lawrence, submitted the picture. Got a shot for Friends & Neighbors? Send it, along with your name, phone number, residence, and children’s ages, to Friends & Neighbors, P.O. Box 888, Lawrence 66044, or go online at LJWorld.com.
Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, a fraternity for musicians on the Kansas University campus since 1914, recently began performing with various chapters of the Barbershop Harmony Society. They recently performed under the direction of graduate student Jeremy West with the Capital City Chorus in Topeka and with the Overland Park Barbershop Chorus in the “Golden Harmonies” concert, pictured above. They performed “Let Me Call You Sweetheart,” the national anthem, “I'm a Jayhawk” and “The Crimson and the Blue.” West submitted the picture.
The Lawrence Bucks are the 2009 MSP Spring Classic 11U “A” Champs. The recent tournament took place at the Field of Dreams in Basehor. Kendra Hatfield, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Ann Wright, Lawrence, and Ellen Wegner, formerly of Lawrence and now living in Overland Park, attend the recent Johnson County Community College Senior Show for graphic design graduates. Emily Leiker, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Today is the first birthday of Olivia Raljevic, pictured with her father, Vedran Raljevic. Olivia’s grandmother, Senada Raljevic, Lawrence, submitted the picture. Got a shot for Friends & Neighbors? Send it, along with your name, phone number, residence, and children’s ages, to Friends & Neighbors, P.O. Box 888, Lawrence 66044, or go online at LJWorld.com.
It was an all-Lawrence championship at the Midwest Sports Productions Spring Fling 9A Division at the Field of Dreams in Basehor recently as the Titans and the CTG Beavers entered the title game undefeated with 3-0 records. The two teams pictured here, who compete in the same DCABA league in Lawrence, defeated teams from Overland Park and Tipton, Mo., before battling for two extra innings in the championship with the Titans edging the Beavers 13-11. Additionally, the U12 Titans recently won their division of the Spring Fling. Chris Theisen, assistant athletics director for media relations at Kansas Athletics Inc., submitted the picture.
From left, Elaine Harris, 11; Taylor Swift; Skylar Drum, 10; and Katherine Kiernan, 10, meet at the Eldridge Hotel for Swift’s picture and autograph. Trudy Drum, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
LHS Graduate Tim Dingus, and his mom, Aileen.
Congressman Jerry Moran meets with members from the Petroleum Marketers Association of America in his Washington, D.C., office in May. From left are Tom Palace, Topeka; Marvin Spees, Topeka; Barry Powell, seated, Newton; Scott Zaremba, Lawrence; and Rob Underwood, Arlington, Va. Brecke Latham submitted the picture.
Isaac Fisher, seen here in the centro historico of Guadalajara, Mexico, has received a fellowship to study at the University of Guadalajara. He is a 2008 graduate of Perry-Lecompton High School. Maribel Johnson, teacher at Perry-Lecompton High School, submitted the picture.
From left, Mary Blythe, Muriel Cook and Emily Russell were honored as Wonderful Older Women at the recent meeting of the Older Women’s League at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Suzanne McColl, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
The Lawrence Vipers U9 DCABA baseball team are champions of the recent Midwest Sports Productions Spring Fling tournament played in Basehor and Shawnee. Quinn Miller, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Kerry Phillips, right, and sons Ryker, 4, and Raiden, 1, look at the boys’ mother, Amy (not shown), through the lines of Jon Havener’s entrance wall screen sculpture at Prairie Park Nature Center. The Phillips family resides in Shongaloo, La., and were visiting the boys’ grandparents, Evan and Mary Jorn, Lawrence. Evan took the picture, and Mary submitted it.
Avery Munns, 10, entering fifth grade at Farley Elementary School in Topeka, meets with Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino and school project “Flat Stanley” at a KU women’s basketball game. Avery’s father, Hunter Munns, Topeka, submitted the picture.
Corinne Brinkerhoff, Marina del Rey, Calif., and her dad, Cory, Lawrence, stand at the gate of the ancient Inca city of Machu Picchu in Peru. They traveled the country recently after teaching English for two weeks as volunteers in Cusco, Peru. Cory submitted the picture.
From left, Eden Rodriguez, Alex Wilson, Emily Silvers, Molly Weishaar and Sammie Stuber, all 5, are a few of St. John Catholic School’s 2009 graduating preschool class. Prudence Wilson, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Madisen, 10, and Chance Barrett, 6, Lawrence, meet with their Karate Sensai James McCrory after advancing to their new belts. Madisen earned an orange belt and Chance a blue/white stripe belt. They are the children of Alneata and Bradley Barrett, Lawrence, who submitted the picture.
Hudson Gomer, 3 months, has been helping his dad cheer for the Royals during their 40th anniversary season. Hudson is the son of Dan and Kari Gomer, Ottawa, who submitted the picture.
Mary Shunk, seated at center, celebrates her 100th birthday at Lawrence Presbyterian Manor recently with approximately 100 family members and friends. Her four children, from left, are Beverly Sisk and Richard, William and George Shunk. William Shunk, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Wyatt Woods, 15, center, is ith his grandparents Jim and Clenece Hills, left, and Jody and Jim Woods, right, all of Lawrence, after receiving the McDonald’s Business Education Partnership Scholarship during the recent awards assembly at South Junior High School. McDonald’s gives four scholarships each spring to four ninth-graders at the school. Wyatt is the son of Doug and Anne Woods, Lawrence, who submitted the picture.
Barry and Tammy Frank and sons Nolan, 16, and Garrett, 13, Lawrence, meet with U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts during a recent trip to Washington, D.C. From left are Nolan; Sen. Roberts; Garrett, seated; and Barry and Tammy. Scott Holeman, North Kansas City, Mo., submitted the picture.
Abby Solcher, 7, left, Lawrence, attended a recent rodeo in Granby, Colo. She participated in the “Mutton Bustin’” contest and received first place. She is pictured with her dad, Scott Solcher. Abby’s mother, Diane Solcher, submitted the picture.
Kate McCurdy, 13, and hairdresser Amy Scheibler are pictured at Salon 708. Kate donated her hair to Locks of Love. Kate’s mother, Amy McCurdy, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
From left, Lois and Lew Lewellyn, Jack, his son, Tom, and Mary Arensberg, celebrate 50 years of friendship from Atchison to Lawrence. This photo was taken at the Arensberg’s Shoes auction. David Holroyd, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
The Langston Hughes Class of 2009 celebrates the end of the year with a party at Clinton Lake. Jodi Trast, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Jake Lahm, left, and grandfather Bill Webster, right, celebrate after Webster shot this turkey in Osage County recently. It weighed 21 lbs, with a 10-inch beard. David Lahm, Lawrence, submitted the picture. Got a shot for Friends & Neighbors? Send it, along with your name, phone number, residence, and children’s ages, to Friends & Neighbors, P.O. Box 888, Lawrence 66044, or go online at LJWorld.com.
Alexis Riner, 12, makes new friends at Clinton Lake recently. Alexis is the daughter of Michael Riner, Lawrence, who submitted the picture.
From left, Dylan, 7, and Jonah Simpson, 4, sell “lemanade” recently in Lawrence. They are the sons of Eric Simpson, Lawrence, who submitted the picture.
Members of Brownie Troop 7503 bridged to Junior Scouts at a Clinton Lake camp out. Alice Brewer, Lawrence, submitted the picture.