Archive for Wednesday, March 14, 2001

Baldwin Briefs

March 14, 2001

Orloff promoted to
Lieutenant Colonel

Brian J. Orloff of Baldwin City was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the Kansas Army National Guard in a ceremony at Ft. Leavenworth on Saturday. Major General Gene Krase, Commanding General of the 35th Infantry Division, promoted him.

LTC Orloff has served both on Active Duty and in the National Guard since 1981. His duty assignments include Rifle Platoon Leader, Company Commander, Battalion Operations Officer, and Chief of Plans, 35th Infantry Division. He served overseas in Germany from 1984 to 1987. His awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Commendation Medal (2 Oak Leaf Clusters), and the Army Achievement Medal (Silver Oak Leaf Cluster).

LTC Orloff is currently employed by the Federal Government in Ft. Leavenworth and lives in Baldwin City with his wife, Sabina, and their three children: Denise, Jacob, and Eileen.

Hayeses receive
engineering licenses

On Jan. 24, the State of Colorado Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors granted Matthew Bradley Hayes and Roxann Mackenzie Hayes professional engineering licenses.

Matthew and Roxann graduated from the Colorado School of Mines in December of 1995. Matthew received a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering and Petroleum Refining. Roxann received a B.Sc. in Civil Engineering. They currently reside in Pagosa Springs, Colorado.

Roxann is the daughter of Bruce and Susan Mackenzie of Greeley, Colo. Matthew is the son of Jon and Rebecca Hayes of Baldwin City.

Annunciation Church
hosts Irish stew dinner

An Irish stew dinner will be from 5-7 p.m. Saturday at the Annunciation Catholic Church in Baldwin City. The menu includes beef stew, biscuits, crackers, homemade pie and drinks.

This event is sponsored by the Annunciation Alter Society. Admission is by donation. The church is located 1/3 mile north of Baldwin City on County Road 1055.

Ives Chapel UMW
schedule luncheon

The Ives Chapel UMW will meet for their monthly noon luncheon on Wednesday, March 21 in Fellowship Hall. Rosann Elder will present the Easter program, "We Are the Seeds." Ava Cummings is hostess.

BJHS presents
musical comedy

The Baldwin Junior High School eighth grade chorus will present the musical comedy, "Kokonut Kapers," on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the Baldwin Junior High auditorium. The musical is set on a tropical island and features a large cast and a variety of musical numbers. There is no admission charge and the public is welcome.

Auditions set for
summer musical

As the Baldwin City Theatre and CLEAR Foundation gear up for the annual summer musical, which this year will be "Annie," they are offering yet another opportunity for the youth of the city to learn more about what it takes to become a better actor and become more proficient in using their skills in an audition.

The organization will be conducting an audition workshop during the week of spring break on Thursday and Friday, March 22 and March 23. The workshop is open to ages 5 to 17.

Anyone interested in attending this class should contact Sue Pouliot at 594-0597 or Kathy Davis at 594-3897 for more information. Registration forms have been sent to all the grade schools and the junior high. Today is the deadline to return those forms.

Auditions for "Annie" will be April 6,7 and 8 at the junior high.

Hazelwood Citizen
of the Week

Megan Hazelwood has been selected as Citizen of the Week at Baldwin Elementary School.

Megan, 8 1/2, is in Danita Price's second grade class. Her parents are Adam and Terri. "Maggie" is her dog. Her friends include Chelsea, Lindsey, Shalisha and Eileen. Her hobbies are singing, swimming and horseback riding.

Legion Auxiliary to
have dinner

The American Legion Auxiliary No. 228 has invited the Legion members and their families to the annual birthday dinner. The potluck dinner will be at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 21.

The Auxiliary will be presenting two 50 year pins. Several district officers will be attending the dinner.

The musical entertainment will be the Vintage Memoirs from Lees Summit, Mo.

Fit and Fun Club
has meeting

Fit and Fun Club met at the Wellsville Senior Center for a potluck supper. Bob Lawson, president, presided over the meeting. J.W. and Dorothy Tomlinson served as hosts. The following birthdays were celebrated: February, Eunice Boise and Dolores Kalb; March, Vanita Chandler, Virginia Cramer, Bob Knoche and Marie Richards.

Arthur and Nadine Larrick recently celebrated their wedding anniversary.

After the meeting was adjourned, the evening was spent playing cards and dominoes.

Dorothy Warren and Yvonne Thorn will be hostesses for the March 22 meeting.

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