Celebrity guest dancers participated in the 3D — Dine, Dance and Donate fundraiser for Douglas County VNA Care Cottage on April 18 in the Crystal Ballroom at The Eldridge Hotel. From left are Patty and Marty Kennedy, Dr. Matt Harms, Marjorie Tirol, Drs. Dale and Patsy Denning and Christie and Steve Curtis.
Don Fambrough, left, Cathie Rodkey and Hank Booth attended the 3D — Dine, Dance and Donate benefit for the Douglas County VNA Care Cottage April 18, 2009, in the Crystal Ballroom at the Eldridge Hotel. Fambrough and Booth were celebrity chairmen for the event, and Rodkey is the VNA Private Duty Plus manager. This year's event is Saturday, April 17, at The Oread.
Celebrating the annual 3D — Dine, Dance and Donate fundraiser April 18 in the Crystal Ballroom at the Eldridge Hotel are Debbie Miers, left, 3D chairwoman, and Judy Bellome, Douglas County Visiting Nurses Association CEO. This year’s proceeds targeted funding for the VNA Care Cottage, which provides 24-hour skilled care in a residential home.
Molly Wood, left, Douglas County VNA chairwoman, and Janis Bunker, TCK representative, attended the benefit for VNA Care Cottage April 18 in the Crystal Ballroom at The Eldridge Hotel. Instead of bringing wine, flowers or dessert, guests were asked to make a donation to the agency.
Leading a sing-along as part of a presentation on Camp Tomah Shinga are former campers, from left, Julia Silverstein, Mickayla Goger and Molly Olson, with Harlan Teske and his wife, Jean. The Teskes are the hosts and caretakers from Camp Tomah Shinga, an Evangelical Lutheran Church of America near Junction City. The Trinity Women of ELCA in Lawrence held their annual spring banquet April 17 at the church, 1245 N.H.
The Trinity Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, in Lawrence, hosted their annual spring banquet April 17 at the church, 1245 N.H. The theme for the evening was “An Evening Around the Campfire.” Cheryl Bowman, right, is welcomed to the event by Trinity Women of ELCA coordinating council members, from left, Virginia Stumbo, Joan Wells and Cheryl Taylor.
Twenty-five members of First Baptist Church, 1330 Kasold Drive, attended the 2009 Senior Adult Retreat, “Shine On Seniors,” April 29 and 30 at the Crosswinds Conference Center in Hesston. Jim McCrossen was the keynote speaker. Participating members are, back row from left, Sandra Walton, Bob Heacock, Wilford Aday, Thom Greene, JoAnn Wilson, Dick Wilson, Fred Viebrock, Carolyn Lasher, Anita Tingle and Stanley DeFries; middle row, from left, are, Fleda Ann Yost, Jerry Jarret, Janice Aday, Jo Greene, Norma Sellberg, Bob Sellberg, Cecillia Adam, Mary Workman, Alice Jo DeFries and Vera DeMott; front row, from left, are Norma Jarrett, Marsha Hermreck, Mickey Hermreck, Helen Edwards and John DeMott.
Mary Ann Adams, left, and her husband, Dick Sengpiehl, visited with world-renowned choreographer and Lawrence native Karole Armitage at the May 7 opening night of the Kansas City Ballet’s Spring Performance. Adams was the grand prize winner in a contest the Lawrence Journal-World ran in conjunction with the ballet. She received two tickets to the ballet, a complimentary stay at the Hotel Phillips, a backstage pass and photo with Armitage and dancers. Besides ballet, Armitage has choreographed videos for Madonna, Michael Jackson, “Hair” on Broadway, plus many other productions. The opening night also included the world premiere of her new performance, “Arctic Song.”
Members of the Trinity Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America in Lawrence and their quests enjoy a presentation on Camp Tomah Shinga, an ELCA camp near Junction City, following a banquet April 17 at the church, 1245 N.H.