Heather Hoy, left, Brianna Mosiman, Michaella Edmonds and Kristin Piper modeled from downtown merchants at the Fourth Annual Douglas County Medical Alliance Fashion Show on April 29 at Signs of Life Gallery, 722 Mass.
The Fourth Annual Douglas County Medical Alliance Fashion Show was April 29 at Signs of Life Gallery, 722 Mass. The event featured downtown merchants and benefited Health Care Access and Van Go Mobile Arts. Models from Van Go Mobile Arts included Lynne Green, director, and Tiana Williams, artist.
Dr. David Dunlap, left, and his wife, Julie, appear at the Fourth Annual Douglas County Medical Alliance Fashion Show. David modeled and Julie spearheaded the April 29 benefit for Health Care Access and Van Go Mobile Arts at Signs of Life Gallery, 722 Mass. Carrie Mandigo, not pictured, also helped organize the event.
Jodi Dineen, left, and daughter of Marcia Oelschlaeger modeled at the Fourth Annual Douglas County Medical Alliance Fashion Show on April 29 at Signs of Life Gallery, 722 Mass.
The first Annual Prom Dress Drive was organized by Americorps and VISTA members of the United Way’s Roger Hill Volunteer Center on April 11 at the Community Building. VISTA members are Anna Foerster, left, and Emily Hampton, with Americorps members Rachael Perry and Paige Blair. More than 250 dresses were donated by the community to provide prom dresses for high school girls at no cost.
Payless Shoe Source employees take a break from gardening and painting projects to admire a tree they planted at Pinckney School. More than 160 Payless Shoe Source employees participated in the Annual Day of Caring, volunteering their services for more than 27 projects throughout the Lawrence area on April 24.
Best Buy supported the April 25 Annual Day of Caring by co-sponsoring T-shirts for 250 volunteers, and by encouraging their employees to volunteer at Van Go Mobile Arts. Back row, from left, are Angie and Todd Brees, Bob Lathrop, Marcus Tyner, Alexa Heier, Kelley Neises, Matt Cummins and Tracy Gillett; front row, from left, are Erin Kramer, Amber Dasher, Nicki Robertson and Hannah Thompson.
United Way’s Youth Volunteer Corps enjoyed a breakfast at Lawrence High School to begin the annual Day of Caring on April 25. Area high school students volunteered with cleaning and conservation tasks at Watkins Historical Museum in Lawrence. Back row, from left, are Zach Wormsley, Sarah Stern, Alexa Clements, Gina Tong, Erin Sickinger, Taylor Cole, Caitleen Desetti, Americorps member Rachael Perry, Alex Kong, Alec Joyce, Connor Chestnut and Spencer Chestnut; front row, from left, are Hadiya Alhaser, Ashley Russell, Michelle Schieffer, Lauren Potts, Maureen Brady, Kim Walters and Kate Simons. More than 450 volunteers worked on more than 50 projects throughout Douglas County during the 2009 National Volunteer Week on April 19-25.
United Way of Douglas County has awarded its 2009 Community Impact Grant to Prosperity Partners, a collaborative effort that will work with individuals and households in Douglas County to increase their fiscal stability. The award was announced April 15 at the Chamber of Commerce After Hours event at Maceli’s. From left are Chuck Warner, United Way board chairman; Doni Mooberry-Slough, Prosperity Partners co-chairwoman; Terry Campbell, United Way board member; Robert Baker, Prosperity Partners co-chairman; and Erika Dvorske, United Way CEO. The event also included the United Way’s Annual Volunteer Fair.