Lawrence
Serving the Children of the World

In 1960, the Kiwanis Club of Lawrence started an annual traditional of honoring members of our community for outstanding community service. In giving this award, the Club considers success in their professional as well as involvement in serving the community in a greater capacity.


Substantial Citizen Award Recipients

2013       Gene Meyer
2012       Alice Ann Johnston             Chuck Fisher
2011       Jean Shepherd
2010       John Sayler                        Charles & Karen Warner
2009       Bill Myers                            Brower & Mary Burchill
2008       Tom & Vicki Wilkerson        Barbara Ballard
2007       Marilyn Dobski                    Al Gallup
2006       Ron Olin                             Wayne & Donna Osness
2005       Ervin Hodges                      Dolph Simons, Jr.
2004       Rusty Thomas                    Paul Getto, DDS
2003       Deanell Tacha                     John Tacha
2002       Hank Booth                        Dr. Phil Godwin
2001       Hilda Enoch                        Dr. Helen Gilles
2000       Richard Haun                     Barbara Kelly
1999       Alan Fisher                          Roger Pine
1998       Bob Billings                         Rev. John Gingerich
1997       Mary Alice Gordon              Olin Petefish
1996       Emily Taylor                       Julie & Al Hack
1995       Robert Stephens                Robert "Bob" Wells
1994       Robert Bowline                   Roland & Joanne Hurst
1993       Robert Georgeson              Howard Hill, Jr.
1992       Albert Pendleton                 Donald Shepard
1991       Jesse Branson                     L. Martin Jones
1990       Orvel Criqui                         Archie Hawkins
1989       Nancy Hambleton               Marnie Arfersinger
1988       Lew Llewellyn
1987       Ralph Turner                       Max Stalcup
1986       Charles & Hortense Oldfather
1985       A.E. Lee
1984       Al Bramble                           Dolph Simons, Sr.
1981       Larrry Heeb
1980       John Vogel
1979       Gene Burnett
1978       Frieda Cowles
1977       Cynthia Turner
1976       Russell Mosser                     Elfrieda Rowe
1975       Warren Rhodes                   Chris Kraft
1974       Art Wolf                               Riley Burcham
1973       Charles Stough                    Arden Booth
1972       Raymond Nichols                 Joe Wilson
1971       Gladys Six                            Jack Evans
1970       Corlett Cotton
1969       Jim Owens                            Arthur Heck
1968       Harold Barr                           Henry Shenk
1967       William Wolfe                        Pearl Clark
1966       Carl Althaus                           Ed Elbel
1965       Edwin Burgess                      Elgin Woody
1964       Bruce Cameron                    Armin Woestemeyer
1963       Lloyd Houston                      Henry Brinkman
1962       Nan Colman                          Marge Stockton
1961       Edna Boardman
1960       Ralph Pine