Kathleen Edmond, chief ethics officer at Best Buy, presented the 2010 Walter S. Sutton Lecture sponsored by the Kansas University School of Business and the KU International Center for Ethics in Business. From left is Edmond with the Suttons — Sidney, Tod and Blair — and professors Douglas May and Richard DeGeorge. The lecture series is named in memory of Tod’s father.
Mike McGrew, left, visits with David Johnston, director of Internet services and marketing at the Kansas University Alumni Association, at the Bert Nash Center’s Pioneer Celebration at The Oread hotel. McGrew won the 2009 Lyn Smith Award for Distinguished Service. Lauren Grieb, the center’s communications specialist, submitted the picture.
“The Quilting Club of Lawdora,” in existence for more than three years, has a meeting. From left are Zac Turner, Lawrence; Jeremy Zimney, Lawrence, president; Scott Russell, Lawrence; Stew Grosser, Eudora; Alan Rector, Lawrence, standing; Ben Timson, Lawrence; and David Frievogel, Lawrence. Melissa Daubin, Lawrence club adviser, took the picture, and Grosser submitted it.
Eunice Ruttinger, adult service director at Bert Nash Center, speaks with Professor Charlie Rapp, with the Kansas University School of Social Welfare, at the center’s Pioneer Celebration at The Oread. Lauren Grieb, the center’s communications specialist, submitted the picture.
From left, Chuck and Karen Warner, David Johnson, CEO of the Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center, and Bob and Barbara Nash visit after the center’s Pioneer Celebration at The Oread. The celebration recognizes and supports the center’s staff and community partnerships from the previous year.
Lexy Bell, 6 months, is ready for summer in her new swimsuit. She is the daughter of Mischa Bell, Lawrence.
For the recent Martin Luther King Day of Service, sponsored by the Roger Hill Volunteer Center and United Way of Douglas County, volunteers organize supplies at Safe Kids.
Members of Boy Scout Troop 52, chartered by the Lawrence First United Methodist Church, volunteer with Colorado Food Share. Sitting, from left, are Joe Cary, John Anderson, Thomas Peterson, Sean Riling and John Peterson. Standing, from left, are Bob Wiggins and Kent Peterson. Patricia Peterson submitted the picture.
Tom Krebs, CIS Kansas Board Member, left, talks with state Sen. Marci Francisco, D-Lawrence, at a recent Communities in Schools of Kansas (CIS) Friend Raiser at the Governor’s Row House in Topeka. Phil Wilke took the picture, and Tracie Howell submitted it.
A Kansas University watch group assembles in The Villages, Fla. Almost all are KU graduates, and several are former Lawrence residents. Tom Brown, of The Villages, submitted the picture.
A recent Communities in Schools of Kansas (CIS) FriendRaiser took place at the Governor’s Row House in Topeka. From left are Lauren Krivoshia, VISTA for CIS; Rebekah Dye, VISTA for CIS; Malissa Martin-Wilk, president of CIS Kansas; Terry Leatherman, external affairs consultant for CIS Kansas; Tracie Howell, director of development for CIS Kansas; Polli Kenn, director of programs for CIS Kansas; and Megan Bradshaw, VISTA for CIS Kansas.
Students in The Lawrence school district’s sixth, seventh, eighth and ninth grades join the high school grades in a recent performance at Lawrence High School.
Artists Jordan Briceland, left, and Matthew Farley install “Fish Out of Water” in front of the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. The piece, constructed of water bottles and a fiberglass canoe, is part of the 2010 Lawrence Outdoor Downtown Sculpture Exhibit.
The Lawrence school district’s sixth, seventh, eighth and ninth grades join the high school grades in a recent performance at Lawrence High School. Elizabeth Peters, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
From left and with their faces to the camera, Tracie Howell, director of development for Communities in Schools of Kansas (CIS), Polli Kenn, director of programs for CIS Kansas, and Chris Bean-Site, coordinator of CIS of Ottawa, attend a recent CIS FriendRaiser at the Governor’s Row House in Topeka. Phil Wilke took the picture, and Howell submitted it.
Jack Jewell, center, attends the Bronze Plaque Dedication ceremony on the 65th anniversary of the crossing of the Ludendorff Bridge over the Rhine River at Remagen, Germany, by the Ninth Infantry Division beginning March 8, 1945. He was one of seven veterans present who made the crossing. Left is his daughter, Kathy, and right is her husband, Gary Schilmoeller. Jewell, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Douglas County 4-H ambassadors demonstrate how fun 4-H can be in the Lawrence St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Back row, from left, are Nicki Snodgrass, County 4-H agent Mark Flory and Matthew Kelso; in front is Chris Berg.
Singing “Auld Lang Syne” at Lawrence Scottish Fest 2010, from left, are the Rev. Douglas Phenix, Mark von Schlemmer, Maria Anthony, Megan Hurt, Clark Jamison, Larry Carter, Bill Read, Darrell Lea, Gordon Bearss and Cordelia Brown.
Lucas, left, Javen, center, and Montana, right, join veterinarian Cathy King of Kaw Valley Natural Pet Care, who saved each of their lives. Lucas, whose owner is Judith LeBlanc, Lawrence, and Montana, whose owner is Liliana Mayo, of Lima, Peru, worked for nine years at Centro Ann Sullivan del Perú, or CASP, with people with different abilities. Javen lives with her owners Holly, Austin, and Taylor Sweeney, Lawrence.
Art Lamb, Lawrence, goes to Egypt after his 86th birthday and rides a camel near the Pyramids and Sphinx. His grandson, Jonathan Lamb, played Kansas University football from 2003 to 2007 and is in his third year at KU Medical School. His sister, Jamie, also a ’07 KU grad, lives and works in Abu Dhabi on the Arabian peninsula. Art submitted the picture.
Brig. Gen. Peter C. Bayer Jr., Multi-National Corps-Iraq chief of staff, presents the Defense Meritorious Service Medal to 1st Lt. Andrew K. Sneegas in the Al-Faw Palace, Camp Victory, Baghdad. Sneegas, a 2003 Free State High School graduate, was presented the award at the end of his service in Iraq. He will visit Lawrence in April. His father, Stanley Sneegas, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Eight Lawrence residents enjoy a March spring break visit to the Great Wall of China. Front row, from left, are Elaine Seeman, Carolyn Berry, Barbara Wood and Laurie McLane-Higginson; back row, from left, are Chris Armstrong of TravelLeaders, Elizabeth Carter, Keith Wood and Charles Higginson. Keith submitted the picture, which was taken by a local tour guide with Keith’s camera.
The Lawrence chapter of Ducks Unlimited was recognized with the “Teal Flight” award at the recent state convention of Kansas Ducks Unlimited in Hutchinson. From left are John Pope, DU president-elect; Zach Bachman, area chairman; Mike Grady; and Roger Zettl, state chairman.
Eudora Boy Scout Troop 64 members take a recent tour of Fort Larned.
The Baldwin High Culinary Management Team placed first at the Kansas Restaurant and Hospitality Association’s ProStart Competition in Wichita. The team will compete at the national competition in Kansas City on April 30-May 2. From left are Britton Schroeder, Kara Hoegerl, Ellie Parr and Colin Thomas.
From left, Lucas and Logan, 1, may be the next twins to play at Kansas University. They are the great-grandchildren of Robert and Shirley Miller, Baldwin City, who submitted the picture.
The infant classroom at Stepping Stones Inc. starts off March Madness with a visit from Baby Jay. Shelly Platz-Davidson, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Madelynn Rose Gaggero, the daughter of Matt and Jaime Gaggero, Topeka, sits in Santa’s chair. She is the granddaughter of Richard and Tammy Ziesenis, Lawrence, and the great-granddaughter of Rose Steffey, Eudora, who submitted the picture.