Just Food pantry handed out the latest shipment of food Monday at the distribution center, 1200 E. 11th St. Volunteer helpers Ryan Schroeder, left, and Driskell Johnson were unloading potatoes and watermelons to deliver to cars driving up for groceries.
Volunteers Lindsay Ellis, center, and Olivia Johnson wait with food items for the next car to pull up during a distribution on Monday.
Ed Stafford, of England, right, accompanied by Gadiel “Cho” Sanchez Rivera, of Peru, runs Monday along Crispim beach in Marapanim in Brazil’s Para state. After 859 days and thousands of miles, Ed Stafford became the first man known to have walked the entire length of the Amazon River.
Yoga instructor Tanya McNeely, second from right, leads employees at Golf Course Superintendents Association of America, through a lunchtime yoga class on Thursday, July 29, 2010. The company offers yoga classes five times a week.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Sam Brownback (right) on Monday unveils his "Road Map for Kansas" during news conference at his campaign headquarters in Topeka. Also attending was Brownback's lieutenant governor running mate Jeff Colyer, a state senator from Overland Park.
Linda Koester-Vogelsang, left, court adminstrator at Douglas County District Court, and Paige Wilson, human resources manager at Golf Course Superintendents Association of America, share some of the health initiatives they have established at their workplaces. The two spoke July 28, 2010, at a workplace wellness workshop at South Junior High School.
Eddie Wilson, 14, right, placed first at Blitz and first at the United States Chess Federation tournament held July 18-23 during the Anatoly Karpov International School of Chess Camp in Lindsborg. Sam Beaulieu, 14, left, finished third in the USCF tournament. Grandmaster Varuzhan Akobian, winner of the 2007 World Open, center, was the camp instructor. Wilson and Beaulieu are Central Junior High School chess teammates.
Ben and Grace Farney pose with their friends on the last day of the Wet ‘n Wild Aquatic Camp July 30 at the Lawrence Outdoor Aquatic Center. Shown are Ben Farney, Ellis Spray, Grace Farney, Joey Craft and Freeman Spray. Ben and Grace are the children of Melanie Farney of Lawrence and Bob Farney of Olathe. Ellis and Freeman are the children of Jason and Sarah Spray of Lawrence. Joey is the son of Jill Craft and Carey Craft, both of Lawrence.
Chance Barrett celebrates his 8th birthday with friends at Kauffman Stadium to see the Royals take on the Oakland A’s. From left are Ryan Neff, 8, Chance, Slugger, Baleigh Swisher, 8, and Tate Fanshier, 8, all of Lawrence.
Five friends celebrated more than 20 years of friendship by spending the weekend of July 9-11 in Chicago and participating in the greater Chicagoland Trek Triathlon. After six months of training, they all completed the triathlon. From left are Sarah Cottrell, Lawrence; Marla Schinstock, Wichita, formerly of Lawrence; Ginger Heere, Lawrence; Celia Boyne-Schuh, Tulsa, Okla., formerly of Lawrence, in front; and Brenda Billings, Lawrence.
The Cornertones, far right, Cynthia Walker, Curtis Marsh, Joel Frederick and Richard Walker, perform “Workin’ in the Courtroom” (adapted from “Workin’ on the Railroad”) in honor of Judge Jean Shepherd at the July 17 Casa for CASA Celebration at the Lawrence Arts Center. Shepherd is pictured with CASA and Citizen Review Board volunteer award nominees. Shepherd, who is retiring Jan. 11, 2011, will have a room named after her in the CASA office and in the CRB conference area of the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center.
Kansas University’s Toben Opurum has made the switch from running back to linebacker in 2010. Coach Turner Gill announced Thursday night that Opurum had sprained an ankle, making him questionable for the game against Georgia Tech.
President Barack Obama, right, is presented with a New Orleans Saints jersey from Saints quarterback Drew Brees. Obama honored the Super Bowl Champions on Monday at the White House in Washington.
Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Charlie Weis looks over notes in this July 30 file photo from training camp in St. Joseph, Mo.
Kansas University offensive linemen (from left) Jeremiah Hatch, Trevor Marrongelli, Sal Capra, Brad Thorson and Tanner Hawkinson pose for a photo on Monday at Memorial Stadium. The five linemen sported mustaches for KU’s annual media day.
Spain’s King Juan Carlos, right, welcomes U.S. first lady Michelle Obama and daughter Sasha, 9, on their arrival Sunday at the Marivent Palace in Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
A journalist ascends the narrow spiral staircase to the crown inside the Statue of Liberty in New York in this May 20, 2009, photo.
Statue of Liberty park ranger Lance Williams looks out the windows inside the crown of the statue in this May 20, 2009, photo in New York. Next year, the statue will close for nine months to a year so workers can build a more up-to-date set of stairwells at Lady Liberty’s pedestal.
U.S. Air Force interpreter Tech. Sgt. Paul Shoop, left, works on his computer, as Russian Air Force Col. Alexander Vasiliev sits across the aisle as they fly aboard a civilian airplane playing the role of a hijacked airliner Sunday. The exercise is a first-of-its-kind joint exercise between the United States and Russia to test their coordinated response to a potential international hijacking.