Hadley Galbraith of Topeka, a 2009 Kansas University graduate, volunteered Nov. 29 at the annual Fair Trade Holiday Market at Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread Avenue.
U.S. Rep. Dennis Moore, left, received the Kansas Advocates for Better Care Caring Award during the Oct. 18 benefit for KABC at the SpringHill Suites in Lawrence. Also pictured is Evie Curtis, KABC board treasurer. Moore was the first person to receive the award, which was conceived to raise awareness of long-term care needs and to recognize an individual Kansan who has significantly contributed to improvements in long-term care.
Attending the Oct. 18 benefit for Kansas Advocates for Better Care are, from left, Judy Bellome, director of Douglas County VNA; Rindy Livezey; Will Orvedal, long-time KABC contributor; and Barbara Braa, KABC board president. The event was held at the SpringHill Suites in Lawrence.
A benefit for Kansas Advocates for Better Care was held Oct. 18 at SpringHill Suites in Lawrence. Attending the event are, from left, Deanne Bacco, former KABC executive director; Andrea Vieux, Bacco’s daughter; and Burdett Loomis, KABC contributor. The event’s theme, “Stand By Me,” referred to KABC’s advocacy on behalf of elders and persons with disabilities in nursing homes and assisted living facilities in Kansas.
Attending the 2009 National Cooperative Grocers Association meeting are, from left, Mariya Voytyuk, Goshen, Ind.; Sara Nutt, Community Mercantile co-op purchasing manager, Lawrence; Heidi Tweiten, Minneapolis; Sita Mukerji, Community Mercantile store operations manager, Lawrence; and Heather Colburn, Kalamazoo, Mich. The event was Oct. 4-6 in Madison, Wis.
Henry Horan, 4, makes baked winter squash with apples and cranberries Nov. 18 in Emma Komp’s classroom in preparation for the annual feast at Raintree Montessori.
Making baked winter squash with apples and cranberries are Sabina Perry, 3, left, and Alison Dishinger, nutrition education and outreach staff member at Community Mercantile. The dish was prepared Nov. 18, in Emma Komp’s classroom at Raintree Montessori’s for the school’s annual feast.
Lawrence Boy Scout Troop 52, chartered by the Lawrence First United Methodist Church, volunteered at the church’s annual Thanksgiving meal Nov. 22 at Free State High School. The Scouts helped serve more than 400 people. From left are Drew Sheppard, Scoutmaster Rod Zinn, Erick Glogau, Dakota Zinn, Thomas Peterson, Eli Schneck, Joseph Mann, Gavin Spence and Ben LaRocque.