Billy Mason catches some sleep about 6 a.m. Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, while he waits in line to receive free dental services at the Douglas County Dental Clinic, 316 Maine. The clinic offers a Free Dental Day once a year for low-income, uninsured residents, and the services are provided on a first-come, first-served basis. The clinic typically is able to help about 70 patients. Each year, the line begins to form earlier with last year's starting about midnight.
Pam Holden, certified medical assistant, gives Sara Maberry, 34, a free wellness screening on Friday, Sept 30, 2011, at Health Care Acess, 316 Maine. The clinic, which serves low-income, uninsured Douglas County residents, was offering free wellness exams on a walk-in basis in collaboration with Douglas County Dental Clinic's Free Dental Day.
Former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole and his wife Elizabeth, center, listen to speeches Sept. 30. 2011, during a ceremony unveiling Kansas Walk of Honor plaque in Dole's honor. At left is Gov. Sam Brownback and his wife Mary.
Former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole listens to speeches on Friday during ceremony unveiling Kansas Walk of Honor plaque in Dole's honor.
Theatre Lawrence actor Shawn Trimble, left, playing bank robber Clyde Barrow, coerces Lawrence Mayor Aron Cromwell, playing the president of First National Bank, to open the bank vault. The re-enactment Friday of a supposed 1932 robbery began at the Eldridge hotel and progressed to Teller’s, 746 Mass.
Former Lawrence board of education president Rich Minder, left, presented the school district’s 2011 Outstanding Citizen Award to Kathy Davis, front, a volunteer with the Lawrence Schools Foundation’s board of trustees, on June 13 at the district office. In the background, are school board member Mark Bradford and former school board member Marlene Merrill. Davis shared the honor with Pete Curran, a longtime public school advocate and the district’s legal counsel.
Lawrence Masonic Lodge No. 6 presented awards to Lawrence High School students who participated in the lodge’s essay contest in May. From left are Amanda Welcher, Kirstyn Heine, David McKinney, lodge past master, and Shaina Goodson.