Archive for Wednesday, May 9, 2001

Baldwin Briefs

May 9, 2001

BHS Class of '91

to hold 10-year reunion

The Baldwin High School Class of 1991 will hold a 10-year reunion on Saturday, June 30. The evening will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the new Baldwin High School for a tour of the new facilities and to meet with former teachers.

The event will then move to The Lodge at 7:30 for the evening's socializing. Cost is $15 per person or $20 per couple.

Contact Kit Harris at 594-3481 or kharris@usd348.com with any questions or with information on the whereabouts of any Class of '91 members. Please RSVP by June 15.

Book discussion to

be at library

"Medicine River" by Thomas King will be discussed in the Book Talk Club on Thursday. Bernard Hirsch will lead the discussion. The meeting will be at 7 p.m. at the Baldwin Library. The public is welcome.

The book series and speakers were furnished by the Kansas Humanities Council and sponsored locally by the Friends of the Baldwin Public Library. Book Talk will resume in the fall. Literature will be available in the library during the summer.

Ives UMW gathers

for noon luncheon

The Ives Chapel United Methodist Women will meet for a noon luncheon Wednesday, May 16 in Fellowship Hall. The program focus, "Unity in Diversity," will be presented by Leone Twichell.

Jeroldene Martin is hostess. This will be the last luncheon meeting until fall. The next three months breakfast/business meetings are scheduled.

Jameson named

Citizen of the Week

Brad Jameson has been selected as Citizen of the Week at Baldwin Elementary School.

Jameson, 6, is in Marcia O'Neil's first grade class. His parents are Larry and Tammy and his sibling is Cortney. His friends include Tara, Garrett, Tucker and Ellie. His hobbies are marbles, derby and visiting Grandma.

Library launches

summer reading

The 2001 Summer Reading Program, "Reading Road Trip U.S.A.," is open to adventurous readers of all ages. Pre-readers are invited to join the program with a parent or other helper who will read to them. Children ages six and up who are reading on their own can read any book they choose and keep track of titles.

The Summer Reading Program will last eight weeks. The goal for pre-readers is 20 books and readers will read seven books or 700 pages to complete the program.

Weekly story time will continue each Wednesday at 10 a.m. for children ages three to kindergarten. There will be a schedule of special programs for older children posted at the library.

All children who complete the required number of books will receive prizes from several Baldwin City businesses and may attend the second annual swimming party sponsored by the Baldwin City Recreation Commission on July 27.

Registration for the Summer Reading Program begins on Monday, June 4. All programs are free of charge. For more information, call the library at 594-3411.

City Wide Garage

Sales set for Baldwin

The 14th Annual Baldwin City Wide Garage Sales will be Saturday, June 2. Registration forms can be picked up at the library for those who want to advertise their sales.

Forms should be returned to the library by May 25 to be included in the listings. The sales are sponsored by Friends of the Baldwin City Library.

Award received by

local business

Baldwin Insurance Services of Baldwin City has been recognized by Buckeye Insurance Group as a Guardian Plus Agency. This award is in recognition of the excellent professionalism demonstrated in exceeding the highest standards of service, sales and profitability goals established by Buckeye Insurance Group.

Oldest Kansas library

open Sundays

The oldest library in Kansas, Coal Creek Library, Vinland, will be open Sundays through October from noon to 4 p.m.

Physical exams to

be made available

Dr. David Jones will be providing physical examinations for sixth through 12th grade students who are planning to participate in sports related activities during the 2001-2002 school year, from 6 to 9 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday at the Baldwin High School library. The cost will be $10.

Physical examination forms must be completed on both sides and signed by both parent and student before the exam will be administered. Pick up your form at your school office. To schedule an appointment, call the nurse's office at 594-7425.

Pioneer 4-H Club

has meeting

The Pioneer 4-H Club was called to order by Tom Wilson, president. Roll call was answered by "Your favorite April Fools Joke." Weigh-in dates for the fair were discussed. Mike Schneck thanked the club in advance for helping at the Palmyra Township Fire Dept. BBQ on Saturday.

Kalli Keen, Quinton Keen, Kortney Voss, Jena Dick and Stacy Rudman presented project talks. After the meeting, cake was served for Larry Wilson's 40th birthday.

Event to raise money

for scholarship fund

Trevor's Tournament and Candlelight Vigil will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday in Baldwin City. The event is to raise money for the scholarship fund of Trevor Leeker, the infant son of Bill and Michelle Leeker, Baldwin City, who died of Krabbes disease in February.

Eight teams will participate in the double-elimination tournament that will be at the high school baseball field and at the Baker University softball field. The public is welcome to attend.

Concessions will be available and candles for the vigil may be purchased as well as t-shirts and tickets for the drawing. Items in the drawing include a George Brett autographed baseball, Hunter's Hope bear signed by Buffalo Quarterback Jim Kelley, gift baskets from local merchants, gift certificates and more.

The candlelight vigil will be at the conclusion of the tournament, following the championship game, at approximately 8:30 p.m.

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