Cub Pack 3064, chartered to the Eudora United Methodist Church, held its Pinewood Derby Jan. 29 at the church. Cubs who received awards for their car designs were Logan Labelle, Garrett Shoemaker and Nate Criqui. Winners of the pack race included Brett Freisberg (first), Ender Isenburg (second), Aaron McDonald (third place), and Steven Young (fourth). Back row, from left, are Criqui, Labelle, Ronnie Middleton, Freisberg and McDonald; front row, Shoemaker, Braden Hayes, Caleb Lord, Young and Isenburg.
During the Feb. 26 snowstorm, Free State High School social studies teacher Dustin Leochner and a few of his students attended the last of four events for the Dole Institute’s 2011 Presidential Lecture Series to hear presidential historian Richard Norton Smith discuss Woodrow Wilson. From left are Hannah Stevens, Natalie Hiebert, Leochner, Guin Toalson, Lynn Robinson and Daniel Clausing.
Warren Corman, Lawrence, left, recently retired his position as Kansas University architect. Here, he visits with presidential historian Richard Norton Smith on Jan. 30 at the Dole Institute. As the first permanent director of the Dole Institute of Politics, Smith worked closely with Corman during the design and construction of today’s Dole Institute facility, which was dedicated in 2003.
Lawrence Presbyterian Manor Book Club met Feb. 17 in the manor’s chapel. From left are guest Diane Bricker and residents Ann Bricker, Audrey Mortensen, Jan Roberts, Dorothy Maxwell, Al Sellen, Jane Sellen, Betty Jo Miller, Phyllis Talmadge and Maggie Carttar; with Mary Lou Warner, center.