Meadowlark ribbon cutting: The Lawrence Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Sept. 30 for Meadowlark Estates Retirement Community, 4430 Bauer Farm Estates, in Lawrence. Forty-three Chamber members were present, including commissioner Hugh Carter, Lon Dehnert, Tom Kern, Meredithe McCormick and Adam Handshy. A grand opening is scheduled for Oct. 2. John Kavanagh submitted the photo.
A stage full of trees for the Annual Festival of Trees
Women attending a rally Wednesday outside the Capitol hold a pro-choice sign. From left to right they are Carol Ramirez of Topeka, Melissa Carlson of Overland Park and Marilynn Ault of Topeka.
This ordinary looking home has an energy efficiency rating far better than the standard home thanks to the amount of insulation used, energy efficient furnace and heat pump and Energy Star rated appliances. The home, built by Ezell-Morgan Construction, is one of six buildings on this year's Lawrence Sustainable Homes and Business Tour.