Archive for Wednesday, November 14, 2001

Baldwin in brief

November 14, 2001

Signal's deadlines
changed for next week

Next week's Signal will be distributed Tuesday instead of Wednesday because of Thanksgiving. The deadline for classifieds for next week's paper is 4 p.m. Friday. Briefs and letters to the editor will be due by 5 p.m. Friday. The change is deadlines is only for next week's newspaper.

Veterans to benefit
from donations

Generous donations for the gift shop, cheer items and cookies for veterans for Christmas are very much appreciated by the American Legion Auxiliary. Thursday is the last day for receiving donations which can be left with Ethel May Carlson at 118 Seventh St.

Winner of raffle quilt
announced last week

The winner of the quilt raffled by Ives Chapel United Methodist Church at the election day chicken and noodle supper was Billy Callahan, Baldwin City.

Worden named
Citizen of the Week

Amber Worden was named Citizen of the Week at Baldwin Elementary School. Worden, 10, is in Kathy Dorsey's fifth grade class. Her mom is Angela and her brothers are Kory Lawson and Daniel Worden. Her friends include Maddy, Teresa, Catherine and Naomi. Her hobbies are playing soccer, football, reading and Amber says, "I like school!"

Contributions given
for scholarship

Anonymous contributions for scholarships given for leadership at Baldwin High School have been named for Jim (JJ) Johnson. His youthful enthusiasm, loyalty and love for Baldwin City school children are admired by all.

Johnson has contributed and volunteered his time and talent to the school district for more than 50 years. He served as a bus driver for many district students. As an avid sports fan, he just recently observed 50 years of keeping score for football and basketball games.

The "Jim Johnson Scholarship for Leadership" will be given to deserving seniors annually. Johnson will be honored at the first home basketball game on Dec. 14.

Senior Center to
have craft fair

Senior crafters and artisans from Baldwin City and Lawrence will display and sell their wares at a Fall Crafts Fair Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vermont.

Featured items include baby quilts, Kaw River Trolls, tapestry handbags, wreaths, jewelry, cushions and art by the Downtown Tuesday Painters. Admission is free. Refreshments will be available. Call the center for information, (785) 842-0543.

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