Archive for Wednesday, February 21, 2001

Baldwin in Brief

February 21, 2001

Auxiliary to interview
students for Girls State

The Baldwin Unit of American Legion Auxiliary will interview eligible junior girls today at 2 p.m. at the American Legion Hall. The local Unit Girls State Chairman is Barbara Caruthers. Eligible junior girls who wish to participate may call 594-6614.

Taco bar, ham & bean
supper at Worden

The Worden United Methodist Church will host a taco bar/ham & bean supper from 5-7:30 p.m. Saturday. Cole slaw, corn bread, pie, tea and coffee are also on the menu. There will be a craft bazaar. A free will offering will be accepted.

Training seminar
teaches self-image

Ann Pearson and Christina Madl of the Baldwin City Hair & Nail Company attended the American Cancer Society's training seminar, "Look Good, Feel Better," in Topeka. "Look Good, Feel Better" is a program that helps cancer patients improve their appearance and self image by teaching them hands on beauty techniques that overcome the appearance-related side effects of chemotherapy and radiation. Volunteer cosmetology professionals facilitate all "Look Good, Feel Better" sessions and do not interfere with the patient's medical treatment or make any medical or psychological claims or replace medical advice in any way. For more information, call either the Baldwin City Hair & Nail Company at 594-7144 or the American Cancer Society at 800-359-1025.

Fit and Fun Club
has meeting

The Fit and Fun Club met at the Wellsville Senior Center for a potluck supper and to play cards. Frances Taylor and Louise Clayton were hosts. Following the meal there was a short business meeting with Bob Lawson, president, presiding.

J.W. and Dorothy Tomlinson celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary. Nick and Karin Constantinescu celebrated their 53rd wedding anniversary. The next meeting will be Feb. 22 with Eldon and Flo Lyon serving as hosts.

Kindergarten parents
asked to pre-register

Plans for the 2001-02 Kindergarten classes at Baldwin Elementary School are starting to take shape. Parents of children who will be five years old on or before August 31, 2001 are asked to call the Baldwin Elementary School office at 594-2444 to pre-register.

Kindergarten Parents Night will be at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 9. Kindergarten Round-Up will be the mornings of May 21-23.

RWD No. 4 to
meet Tuesday

Rural Water District No. 4, Douglas County, will have its regular meeting beginning at 7 p.m., Tuesday, in the conference room of the district office.

Chapter CK of P.E.O.
gathers for meeting

Chapter CK of P.E.O. met at the home of Marlene Courtney. Co-hostesses were Ruth Dickinson and Evelyn Doudna. A letter was read that was sent to the state president as a review of chapter activities. The treasurer reminded everyone that dues are due.

The program was given by Ruth Ann Nutt, Noreen Williams, Betty Simunac and Henrietta Schoepflin, all 40 year members.

The next meeting is at 1 p.m. on February 27 with Barbara Henre.

Cullumber, James
Citizens of the Week

Alex Cullumber and Morgan James have been selected as Citizens of the Week at Baldwin Elementary School.

Cullumber, 10, is in Nancy Parr's fourth grade class. His parents are Gerald and Cindy and his pet is Montana. His friends include Morgan, Gary, Deyonna, Ian, Sam and Josh. His hobbies are golf, basketball, football and collecting sports cards.

James, 10, is in Nancy Parr's fourth grade class. His parents are Ray and Jayne and his siblings are Cory, Jana and Saunder. His friends include Alex, Connor, Isaac and Caleb. His hobbies are basketball, baseball and collecting mini helmets.

Cemetery Association
schedules meeting

The annual meeting of the Vinland Cemetery Association will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 10 at the Vinland United Methodist Church.

Ives Chapel hosts
World Day of Prayer

Church women and friends in the Baldwin area are welcome to attend the World Day of Prayer at Ives Chapel United Methodist Church from noon to 1 p.m. on Friday, March 2. Working women can come when they can and leave as their time demands. The Annunciation Catholic Women, Vinland UMW, Baldwin First UMW and Ives Chapel UMW are providing the leadership for the service which is sponsored by Church Women United. Christian women around the world will unite in prayer.

Fish fry to benefit
playground equipment

The Baldwin City Lions Club will have a fish fry from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, March 2 at Baldwin Junior High in conjunction with the boys basketball tournament. Minimum donations of $6 per person and $4 for ages 12 and under will benefit the purchase of new playground equipment at the Baldwin City swimming pool park.

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