Mandy Miller, left, takes a pictures of the folder containing the 600-page application the KU Cancer Center will submit for National Cancer Institute designation while Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback talks with Drue Jennings, a former chairman and CEO of KCP&L Tuesday following the press conference announcement of the application process.
Roy A. Jensen, MD, left, director of the University of Kansas Cancer Center, holds the folder containing the 600-page application that will be sent in from KU Hospital for National Cancer institute designation. With him during the press conference Tuesday are Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer, KU Medical Center Executive Vice Chancellor Barbara Atkinson, MD, KU Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little, and Gov. Sam Brownback.
"Sir Julian," portrayed by Sam Lane, bestows New York School knighthood to third-grader Rose Morland, as teacher Amber Cook looks on. Rose was one of 10 students knighted during the school's Character Counts Assembly conducted Sept. 16, 2011, in the gymnasium at the school, 936 N.Y. The photographer: Olive Olsen, a fifth-grader at New York.
Lawrence Memorial Hospital President and CEO Gene Meyer recognizes the oncology staff during a brief presentation Tuesday evening at LMH during the 10th anniversary celebration of The Oncology Center. The speakers had to use a megaphone because the audio system wasn't working.
Doris Sullivant, Lawrence, stops to read one of many cancer stories that line the wall outside The Oncology Center at Lawrence Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011. Sullivant was one of the first oncology patients under the LMH program in 2000.
Judy Hoffman, right, is a breast cancer survivor and attended the 10th anniversary celebration of the Lawrence Memorial Oncology Center on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011. Also attending the celebration, from left, are her daughter, Kathryn Sevier, and friends Toni Pierce and Judy Pierce. Toni and Judy are sisters and their late mother had breast cancer.
Cool aunt: Ella Shafer, 6 months, spends Labor Day weekend in Ottawa with her aunt Sara Spratt, who taught her to sleep in, read the paper and drink out of big-girl cups. Melissa Spratt, Ella’s grandma, also of Ottawa, submitted the photo.
Spring in her step: Marian Frick, 9, performs “In My Daughter’s Eyes” at the 2011 Lawrence Dazzlers Spring Show on May 27 at Free State High School. Marian is the daughter of Carol Casteel and Warren Frick, Lawrence. Warren submitted the photo.
Julie Branstrom, who directs the Douglas County Dental Clinic, has a side business making jewelry from sea glass. Branstrom and her family collect the glass on family trips to California.