Karren Weichert, CEO of Midland Care, was awarded a $1,000 check Aug. 26 from Cans for Community representatives. From left, are Wendell McGaugh, Linda Klinker, Weichert and Will Lunn at the Lawrence Adult Day Health Center, 319 Perry St.
Matt Gillespie was installed as the incoming president of Sertoma’s Lawrence Chapter by Michele Skinner, Sertoma’s Kansas district governor, during the June 14 installation dinner. Other 2011-12 officers are Valerie Walthall, president-elect; second vice president Bernard Judge, treasurer Rob Gillespie, and secretary/sergeant at arms Thomas Howe. Board of directors for 2011-12 are chairwoman Sandra Studley, Dee Bisel, Jason Blackburn, Barbara Braa, Jake Dale, Jeff Messick and John Solbach.
Tim Keller holding his “Sertoman of the Year” award at Sertoma’s Annual Installation dinner on June 14 is shown with his daughter, Regan Keller. Keller has served in various leadership positions, including board chairman, president and as committee chairman of the 48 BBQ Contest, Sertoma’s annual fundraiser.
The New Generation Society of Lawrence made a $5,000 contribution July 14 to the Lawrence Schools Foundation for the Early Childhood Education program at Kennedy School. Presenting the check at Kennedy, from left, are Carolyn Phillips, Bill Lathrop, Becky Gibson, Kenedy principal Cris Anderson, NGSL president Larry Gadt, Foundation executive director Susan Esau, Janet Crow and Richard Meidinger.