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Posted on: September 5, 2018

Hero Hounds event

Hero Hounds info graphic copy for website

Because of the popularity of IKEducation's Dogs for Defense programs for elementary students, we are proud to offer Hero Hounds on October 23rd. This event will celebrate Military Working Dogs from World War II, Vietnam, and current day.

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Posted on: October 25, 2018

Eisenhower Statue Unveiled at Kansas State Capitol

Eisenhower statue unveiled at Kansas State Capitol

Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer and members of the Eisenhower family participated in the official unveiling of a new statue honoring Kansas' favorite son, Dwight D. Eisenhower, on the statehouse grounds on October 22, 2018. 

“Ike is the true definitio...

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Posted on: June 6, 2018

Meeting a Real Rosie: Connie Palacioz

Photo of three IKEducators meeting Connie Palacioz, a genuine "Rosie the Riveter."

Over six million women took to the workforce when the men went off to fight during World War II. Some of the positions that needed filling were typists, farm workers, taxi and bus drivers, and factory and shipyard workers. A large number of the jobs were ...

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Posted on: October 18, 2018

Eisenhower Statue at Kansas State Capitol, October 22, 2018

Gen Ike with Paratroopers pre-D-Day June 5, 1944

Join in the "Ike"citement!  The unveiling of a statue of Dwight D. Eisenhower will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, October 22, 2018, at the Kansas State Capitol in Topeka. The event will be held on the grounds of the Capitol, weather perm...

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Posted on: June 6, 2018

Kansas Governor Signs Eisenhower Statue Bill

Colyer signing bill

Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D., traveled to the Eisenhower Presidential Library in Abilene, Kansas, on February 21 to sign Senate Bill 262 authorizing placement of a statue of Dwight D. Eisenhower on the Kansas Capitol grounds.

“The idea of servant lead...

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Posted on: April 25, 2017

Ike Receives 2017 Loebenberg Humanitarian Award

Loebenberg Award

2017 Loebenberg Humanitarian Award

The Florida Holocaust Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida, recently honored Dwight D. Eisenhower with the 2017 Loebenberg Humanitarian Award. The posthumous award was given in recognition of the pivotal role General Eisenho...

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