Roger and Camay Guilory stand outside their home at 1772 E. 200 Rd., which was destroyed in a fire early Friday morning, Dec. 29, 2011. The parents and their nine children, ages 13-months to 19-years-old, escaped out a second-floor window.
Lawrence businessman Miles Schnaer tries out one of two infusion chairs to see which one is most comfortable in the waiting room of the Lawrence Memorial Hospital's Oncology Center, while friends Aimee Jackson, left, and Kelli Alldredge await to hear the results. The trio are board members of Jamie's Wish Foundation, which was created in memory of Jamie Pursley, who died last March from cancer. Her dying wish was to upgrade the 15 infusion rooms at LMH and these three helped make her dream come true. They've raised the $100,000 needed, and one of the infusion chairs will replace the old ones. They are having staff, patients and visitors vote on their favorite, so far the one on the left is winning.
Kelli Alldredge, left, Overland Park, and Aimee Jackson, Prairie Village, launched a fundraiser to renovate the infusion rooms in the Oncology Center at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. They are doing this to honor the wish of their close friend Jamie Pursley who died March 29 after a five-year battle with breast cancer. On Friday, Dec. 30, 2011, they talked about Jamie's wish inside one of the 15 infusion rooms that will receive an upgrade during the coming months. The upgrade will include a new infusion chair, two new guest chairs, fresh paint, new cabinets, a 22-inch flat screen TV and DVD player.
The Buran Theater Company were rehearsing Thursday at Murphy Hall. Val Smith, left, and Henry Bial work on a routine with other troupe members.
The Buran Theater Company rehearsing Thursday at Murphy Hall. The members are, closckwise from bottom, Val Smith, Adam Burnett, Jud Knudsen, Hilary Kelman and Henry Bial.