Archive for Wednesday, July 11, 2001

Baldwin if brief

July 11, 2001

Ice cream to be
served at Ives Chapel

The annual ice cream social, sponsored by Ives Chapel United Methodist Women, will be Friday at 1018 Miami St. Homemade ice cream, pie and cake will be served beginning at 5 p.m.

Friday Nite's Main Event
to host pool party

Friday Nite's Main Event will be hosting a pool party at the Baldwin City Pool Friday from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Admission price to the pool is $3 and an additional $3 will get all 3rd to 8th graders into the Friday Nite's Main Event Pool Party. There will be contests and activities all evening. Door prizes will be given away and Worlds of Fun tickets will be included in the raffle if attendance exceeds 100.

Beginning on August 17, Friday Nite's Main Event will resume its regularly scheduled program every Friday night from 7 to 11 p.m.

Lawrence African Violet
Club meeting canceled

The African Violet Club meeting scheduled for Saturday has been canceled.

Ives Chapel women to
have breakfast meeting

The Ives Chapel United Methodist Women will meet Wednesday, July 18 at 8:30 a.m. on the patio at Orchard Lane Apartments. Ava Cummings is hostess. Avis Hobson, president, will provide devotionals and lead the business meeting.

Water Quality Tour
scheduled for Dg Co

The Douglas County Water Quality Tour will begin at 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 24. A rain simulator demonstration by Clyde Mermis will be at Stull Church. Ryan Mollnow from Wildlife and Parks will show the wetlands he manages in the Clinton Wildlife Refuge and discuss the benefits of wetlands.

Next stop will be at Mark and Brenna Wulfkuhle's farm to view some livestock and crop practices that protect water quality. Then to some riparian area plantings by Bernie Faust and John Solbach. One of these is a nut seeded riparian area, which is one of the first in the state of Kansas. The Tri District water treatment plant will be the next stop. Mike Musick will show the facilities and share what happens with the water from the time it enters the plant until it leaves. The last stop will be the Stull Church parking lot where a free supper will be served. An air conditioned coach will transport participants and refreshments will be served at some of the stops.

Call (785) 843-4288 ext. 3 or (785) 843-7058 by July 18 to reserve your meal and seat. Questions can also be directed to those numbers. Douglas County Farm Bureau, Douglas County Conservation District, Kaw Valley Heritage Alliance, Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) and K-State Research and Extension-Douglas County are sponsoring the tour.

Gospel-jazz harpist
to perform locally

Greg Buchanan, an internationally acclaimed gospel-jazz harpist will perform at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the New Life Assembly of God, 5th & Baker streets. He plays hymns, praise and worship music, favorite gospel songs and original compositions. He presents his music on three different sizes and styles of harps: an electronic pedal harp, a Celtic harp and a Kinoor harp. He will also present his personal testimony of his salvation and deliverance from chemical and alcohol addictions. An offering will be received. For information, call 594-3045.

LMH to host blood
drive in Baldwin

Community Blood Center, will have a blood drive on Saturday from 8 to noon at the American Legion Hall hosted by Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Appointments can be made by calling (785) 843-5383 or walk-ins are welcome. The goal is 25 pints of blood. Donors will receive T-shirts.

Community Blood Center depends on volunteer blood donors to supply blood to 70 hospitals in 60 counties across Kansas and Missouri. Each day, they must collect 550 pints of blood in order to meet the needs of the hospitals.

Donors must weigh 110 lbs. and be at least 17 years old. All donors will receive a free cholesterol screening. Bring your ID.

For more information or to schedule a blood drive, contact Amanda Storm at the Lawrence location, (785) 843-5383.

Granddaughter receives

All-American Scholar

Allison Kalb has gradated from Denton High School in Denton, Texas. She received the All-American Scholar Award and will be attending Baylor University, Waco, Texas.

Allison is the daughter of Skip and Ellen Kalb, and the granddaughter of Dolores Kalb, Baldwin City, and the late Gene Kalb.

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