Archive for Wednesday, March 28, 2001

Baldwin Briefs

March 28, 2001

Fish fry is Friday

at Annunciation Church

The Knights of Columbus will put on a fish fry Friday at Annunciation Catholic Church from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Proceeds from the fry will go to the Trevor Leeker Scholarship Fund. The menu will include fish, hush puppies, cole slaw, drinks and homemade pie.

Baldwin Webelos

set to sell trees

The Baldwin Webelos pack will be selling Colorado Blue Spruce trees to be planted this spring.

The effort started Monday and will continue through April 15. The scouts will be going door-to-door selling the trees or interested persons can call Frank Foye at 594-7466 to obtain trees. Cost is $5.

Cemetery association

schedules meeting

The Prairie City Cemetery Association will meet at 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Baldwin City Library for the annual meeting.

Rotary sponsors

Health Wave meeting

The Baldwin Rotary Club will sponsor a Health Wave meeting on Saturday, April 7, from 10 a.m. to noon at the American Legion Hall, 803 High St.

Health Wave is a program for Kansas children that provides health insurance at little or no cost. Depending on income, monthly premiums are $0, $10 or $15. There are no deductibles or copays.

Health Wave covers medical care, dental care, pharmacy, hospital care and mental health benefits along with vision and hearing. Children are covered from birth to age 19.

To receive an application call toll-free 1-800-792-4884 or 1-800-792-4292 (TTY). For information about the meeting call Dave Mercier, Baldwin Rotary Club president at 594-6492.

Methodist women

meet for luncheon

Sarah Circle will host the Baldwin First United Methodist Women noon luncheon on April 11 in Fellowship Hall.

The program will be the Rev. Robert Ford's trip to the Dietrich-Bonhoffer International Conference in Berlin, Germany last summer. Guests are welcome. Please call Linda at 594-3194 to make reservations.

Now or Never Club

gather at Senior Center

The Now or Never Club will meet at noon on April 4 at the Senior Center. Bring a covered dish or order a lunch by calling the center on Tuesday before noon at 594-2409.

Former student

expresses gratitude

Baker alumni and friends gathered for lunch in historic Oakridge School House. The speaker was Chris Bay, 'Class of '92 and principal of Sunset Hill Elementary School.

Bay shared how Baker prepared him for his career in education and some of the challenges he faces at Sunset. He also presented Prof. Merrie Skaggs with a large vase of beautiful flowers for her care and concern when he was a student.

Miller named Lions

Club Governor

Bob Miller, Baldwin City, will be sworn in as governor of the northeast Kansas district of the Lions Club in July. Miller has been a member of Baldwin City Lions Club since 1986. He is a professor at Baker University.

Pioneers 4-H Club

has meeting

Tom Wilson, president of the Pioneers 4-H Club called the February meeting to order. The club sang songs and handed out awards from county club days.

Vinland Valley hosts

Annual Parents Night

The March meeting of the Vinland Valley 4-H Club was Parents Night, when the parents do their child's job during the meeting. Theresa Bateson called the meeting to order. Cheryl Hunsinger led the flag salute. Nancy Baker, Melanie Barlow and Sherie Brown led songs. Ivy Fife gave current events and Julie Craig read communications.

New members and guests were introduced. Roll call was answered with "Your favorite school subject." Judith Emde, Julie Craig, Cheryl Wilson, Jan Nitcher, Sandy Stone and Tony Schwager presented reports.

Theresa Bateson and Sandy Stone gave the leader's report.

Under new business, the group voted to give financial assistance to Mike Moore for his CWF trip to Washington, D.C.

Brad Wilson, Spencer Wilson, Bailey Brown, Mariah Schwager and Krystal Bateson spoke on sheep. Casey Brown, Justin Wood and Blake Shields spoke on their woodworking projects.

Wayne Stone led the club pledge and motto during the adjournment.

Scouts clean Spring

Creek Lake area

Several members of Boy Scout Troop 65 under the leadership of Martin Pressgrove were joined by the second year Webelos Den of Cub Scout Pack 3065 under the direction of Betty Lawrence for pre-spring cleaning of Spring Creek Lake.

Activities included putting mulch on the west half of the Katharine Kelley Nature Trail, picking up trash, moving fallen tree limbs and cleaning fire ring areas.

A community lunch was enjoyed by all. Over 80 hours of effort were recorded for the day. A spring cleaning day is planned for May 5. Planned activities include mulching the east half of the Katharine Kelley Nature Trail, dock repair and more trash pick up.

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