Hannah Moran, Rose Kennedy, Celie Davison and Yukyung Lee pose with reusable United Way shopping bags at the Recognition Ceremony held Sept. 1 at Van Go Inc. for the Youth Volunteer Corps Summer of Service. The Roger Hill Volunteer Center recognized 10 youth volunteers who each completed 100 hours of environmental and disaster preparedness-themed service projects.
Participants of the United Way’s Youth Volunteer Corps Summer of Service project celebrated their completion of more than 100 hours of community service per volunteer at a recognition ceremony held Sept. 1 at Van Go Inc. Back row, from left, are Logan Cherland, Kirsten Baska, Rose Kennedy and Yihan Li; middle row, YVC coordinator and AmeriCorps member Kaitlin Emig, Yukyung Lee, Hannah Moran and Celie Davison; and front row, Isaac March, Ellis Springe, Jodi Moore and Alex Ewy. Emig organized the projects with more than 20 different community partners and nonprofit agencies.
Isaac March, a member of the United Way’s Youth Volunteer Corps Summer of Service project, poses next to his LIVE UNITED T-shirt on display at a recognition ceremony Sept. 1. March won the “Dirtiest T-shirt Award” at the event, which recognized the 100 hours of service each student contributed to the community.
Leslie Campbell of Lawrence, left, visits inside the ruins of the Bahrain Fort in July with her daughter, Sally Campbell. Sally has been living in Bahrain since January.
Eleanor Symons celebrates her 85th birthday at the Sept. 1 Altrusa Club meeting at Maceli’s in Lawrence.