Darin oversees the Lawrence Rotary Arboretum and will share with us its current status and its plans for the future.
Jeanne will share a history of Lawrence’s Oak Hill Cemetery, including her work on the “Untold Stories” project to identify African Americans buried there.
Join us as Isaac Nary, Vice President of International Development, discusses his important work for the Outreach Program. The organization is "an international non-profit with a mission to provide a future for the world’s most vulnerable children through safe water, food, medical care and education. His area of expertise is in the creation and installation… Read More »Weekly Speaker; Isaac Nary
Lucinda Adams', Executive Director of Freedom's Frontier, will provide an overview of her work to preserve stories from the Kansas and Missouri area from years past. "Adams has over 20 years of experience in the field of history and historical preservation. She joins Freedom’s Frontier NHA from the State Historical Society of Missouri where she… Read More »Weekly Speaker; Lucinda Adams
This week we'll be honored to have Scott Sewell, Director of Kansas Main Street at the Kansas Dept. of Commerce and Andrew Holt, the new Executive Director of Downtown Lawrence, Inc. (DLI) presenting to us. Scott and his co-workers at Kansas Main Street offer programs which provide resources for revitalizing and preserving downtown areas. Andrew… Read More »Weekly Speaker; Scott Sewell and Andrew Holt
LCR Member Kate Campbell will present to us. Check back soon for more details!
In lieu of our normal Wednesday meeting, we'll instead meet at Maceli’s to distribute all of the snacks collected through our drive. Hors d'oeuvres and drinks are included!
Dr. Frank Arpan, the newest President of Haskell Indian Nations University, will be joining us this week. Dr. Arpan is a member of the Yankton Sioux Tribe and joined Haskell University in May, 2022. Dr. Arpan previously held a position as the Dean of Academics at Sisseton Wahpeton College in South Dakota.