Baldwin in brief
Ives Chapel UMW
The Ives Chapel United Methodist Women will meet Thursday, Dec. 20 at 9:30 a.m. in Fellowship Hall to prepare Cheer Boxes to distribute to shut-ins. The program "Angels Spreading Seeds of Joy" will be led by Dolores Kalb.
Oscar Stoebener, Baldwin City, celebrated his 85th birthday with a dinner at St. John's United Church of Christ near Worden. About 50 people attended the dinner hosted by the family.
Stoebener was born Dec. 5, 1916. His only surviving sibling, Mrs. Norma Schwarz, was present for the occasion. Also present were his two daughters, Barbara Johnson and her husband, Harold, and Paula Bowlin, and her husband, Lyle, grandchildren, Tammy and Melissa Johnson and Sara and Matthew Bowlin.
Burton is named
Citizen of the Week
Morgan Burton has been named Citizen of the Week at Baldwin Elementary School. Burton, 8, is in Brent Baker's third grade class. Her parents are Larry and Diona and her siblings are Megan and Michael. Her friends include Lyndsey, Ally and Kelsi. Her hobbies are shopping, sports, reading and school work.
to present program
The Baldwin High School vocal music department will present a Winter Concert on Thursday, Dec. 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the Baldwin Junior High School auditorium. Included will be the BHS Mixed Chorus, Concert Choir and Madrigals.
The program will include a variety of seasonal selections, as well as the traditional favorites, "Carol of the Bells," "Silent Night," "Still, Still, Still" and "White Christmas." Violinist Kate Lammers will play "Fantasia on Greensleeves" by R. Vaughn Williams, and the Concert Choir will perform several carol settings by John Rutter.
Nanette Kraus and Angie Bacon will accompany. The choirs are directed by Jodie Eldridge. Admission is free and the public is welcome.
Nominees for U.S.
U.S. Sen. Sam Brownback today announced his 2001-2002 Kansas nominees for the United States Service Academies. Brownback created an 18-member nominating committee comprised of current and former military officers from various regions throughout Kansas.
Those nominees chosen for the Air Force Academy include Jondavid F. Hertzel, Baldwin City.
induction of nurses
Baker University's School of Nursing announced the induction of six new members into Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing.
New members are: Andrea Day and Alison Nightingale, Holton; Heather D. Flathers, Ft. Riley; Sandra Choe, Gretchen Guerrieri and Jennifer Ferris, Lawrence and Becky A. Hammerschmidt, Topeka.