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Making connections, making music, making Lawrence better

Dog Days inspires Ellen Young to organize running groups, events

Ellen Young doesn’t just walk the walk. She runs the run. That’s exactly what she’s been doing in Lawrence for years.

Troop 55 Scoutmaster Scott Braden dedicated to helping Boy Scouts take on challenges, reach achievements

No doubt, Scott Braden has positively influenced the lives of countless Boy Scouts in his six years as scoutmaster of Lawrence’s Troop 55. But there are two names that are mentioned first — Scott Ollila and his father, Ken — when Scouting parents talk about Braden’s dedication.

Organist Sharee Thompson’s music helps set the Sunday service at First Presbyterian Church

A Sunday visitor to Lawrence’s First Presbyterian Church, 2415 Clinton Parkway, will find the Rev. Kent Winters-Hazelton up front and a cross-section of Lawrence in the pews, that much is obvious. But what might not be so obvious is the elephant in the room and in your ears — the beautiful music coming from the church’s organ.

Excavator Allen Grob says Lawrence connections have been most rewarding part of 38-year career

He’s a modest man who’s spent nearly four decades doing some not-so-glamorous work. And if you need a foundation for a house dug, Allen Grob of R.D. Johnson Excavating Co. is your guy.


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