Speaker Date Topic
Bill Benso Mar 30, 2023
Classified Documents, Issues and Events During the Cold War
Blaine Carver-Allmond Apr 06, 2023
A Jeweler's Perspective

Hear about jewelry from Blaine Carver-Allmond, the owner of Kizer Cummings. 

Blaine began at Kizer Cummings in 2004 as a jeweler, designer, and in-store handyman. In 2022, he took over ownership from Ernie Cummings. He can now be found working with customers, designing custom jewelry, and participating as an elected board member for Downtown Lawrence.


NOTE: This day is also 100% attendance day.

Van Go Leadership Apr 13, 2023
The Latest on Van Go

Van Go is an award-winning, arts-based social service agency for qualifying Douglas County youth, ages 14-24. Using art as the vehicle for self-expression, self-confidence, and hope for the future, Van Go empowers young people to create their own vision of success. Our Vision: To spark self-expression and hope. Our Mission: To inspire young lives through art, work, and community.

Doris Ricks & Wendo Kimora Apr 20, 2023
NAACP in Lawrence

Randy Krehbiel will introduce

Jane Blocher Apr 27, 2023
Red Cross in Kansas & CPR Training
Lyle Seger & Lisa Larsen May 04, 2023
Building Peace

"Comprising Kansas Supreme Court-certified mediators, Building Peace works closely with the Douglas County district attorney’s office to provide mediation and conflict resolution services. 

Lyle Seger served as a pastor for 34 years in eastern Kansas, western Massachusetts and Montevideo, Uruguay. He’s worked to provide affordable legal counsel and outreach programs to underserved communities across the globe, leading Bible studies with people in the Douglas County jail and working closely with Latino people in Topeka and Emporia."

Information from the Lawrence Times: https://lawrencekstimes.com/2022/09/22/2022-peace-awards/

Shannon Gorres May 11, 2023
Arboretum Day: Nature as Therapy