Baldwin in Brief
First UMW gather
The First United Methodist Church UMW will meet at 1 p.m. today for a general meeting and pledge service in Fellowship Hall. Hostesses will be the Executive Board.
Second in mystery
series at library
Friends of the Baldwin Public Library will host the second book of Today's Mysteries, Tony Hillermans' "Talking God." Fred Krebs will lead the discussion Thursday at 7 p.m. in the meeting room of the library.
Krebs is a professor in the Social Science and Humanities Division at Johnson County Community College. He received his M.A. in American history from the University of Missouri, Kansas City. He has taught a variety of courses including humanities, comparative cultures, government, history, cultural anthropology and ethics.
One of his most noted appearances was as William Allen White in the 1985 Great Plains Chautauqua, "The Pen and the Plow: Writers on the Plains." Currently, Krebs appears as White in the Kansas Humanities Council's History Alive! Program, and in 1994, in character, he addressed the Kansas Senate on Kansas Day. In 1997, he received the first-ever Chair's Human(i)Ties Award from the council.
Krebs joined the TALK book discussion program in 1988.
Legion auxiliary meets
at new time
American Legion Auxiliary will meet at 1:30 p.m. on October 18 at the Legion Hall.
Ives Chapel UMW
The Ives Chapel United Methodist Women will meet at noon for a covered dish luncheon in Fellowship Hall of the church on Wednesday, Oct 18. Jeri Martin is hostess.
The general meeting and program will follow the luncheon. The program, "Living in a Global Village," will be led by Rosann Elder.
Citizens of the Week
Jonathan Robbins and Teresa Everts have been selected as Citizens of the Week at Baldwin Elementary School.
Robbins, 8, is in Shara Margheim's third-grade class. His dad is Steve and he has one sibling, Kepler. His friends include Derek, Shelby and Nicholas. His hobbies are Tae-Kwon-Do and fossil hunting.
Everts, 9, is in Cathy Maxon's fourth-grade class. She is the daughter of Wade and Candy Burenheide and has two siblings, Courtney and Kevin. Her friends include Katie, Maddy R., Allyson and Leslie. Her hobbies are working on cars and collecting Beanie Babies.