Archive for Wednesday, October 3, 2001

Baldwin in brief

October 3, 2001

First UMW to
have Bazaar

The Baldwin First United Methodist Women will have their annual Bazaar tomorrow. Coffee and rolls, soup luncheon and the Bazaar will be from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Donations for coffee, rolls and the luncheon will be accepted at the door.

RWD No. 4 to meet Tuesday

Rural Water District No. 4, Douglas County, will have its regular meeting beginning at 7 p.m., Tuesday, in the conference room of the district office.

CANTUS to appear
as part of series

The men's choral ensemble, CANTUS, will appear Thursday, at 7:30 p.m. in the Baldwin First United Methodist Church as part of the Baker University Artist and Lecture Series.

CANTUS is a 12-voice male choral ensemble that sings a cappella. The group currently has four CDs on the market, the most recent entitled "Let Your Voice Be Heard," an eclectic mix of music from all over the world.

Tickets are currently on sale at Baldwin State Bank, Kansas State Bank, Mid-America Bank and the Baker University business office and may also be purchased at the door. Ticket prices are $12 adults, $10 students and $30 season ticket. For additional information, contact Dr. Susan Buehler, 594-8421.

Information meetings
on bond issue to be held

Public information meetings regarding the proposed USD 348 bond issue will be at the following times: Vinland Elementary School on October 9 at 7:30 p.m.; Marion Springs Elementary School on October 16 at 7:30 p.m. and Baldwin City Public Library on October 17 at 7:30 p.m.

Noon luncheon
scheduled for women

The Baldwin First United Methodist Women will meet Wednesday, Oct. 10 at noon in fellowship hall. Sarah Circle will hostess. The program will be the annual pledge service.

Library Book TALK
continues series

The Best of the West series will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, in the Baldwin Library. "Dancing at the Rascal Fair" discussion features Michaeline Chance-Reay as book talk leader.

The book is about the settling and sheep ranching in Montana and the people who came from Scotland and their struggles to keep the land through drought and depression.

Michaeline Chance-Reay teaches elementary and secondary education courses at Kansas State University. She received her Ph.D. in humanities education and M.A. in social work from Ohio State University. She came to Baldwin a few years ago to visit with Katharine Kelley about Baker University. Later she published "Land Grant Ladies: Kansas State University Presidential Wives."

The books are available for checkout at the library. This program series is brought to the community by the Kansas Humanities Council and Friends of the Baldwin Public Library. Contact the library for more information, 594-3411.

Preschool to sponsor
chili feed

Rainbow Experience Preschool will sponsor a chili feed from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 12 in the basement of the First United Methodist Church. Tickets for the all-you-can-eat supper are $5 for adults and $3 for children and may be purchased from preschool families or at the door.

The evening will also feature dancers from Stacy's Dance Studio, a raffle and a bake sale. For information, call Amy at 594-4081.

Registration forms
needed for parade

Anyone planning to be in the Maple Leaf Parade should complete and return a registration form. Those forms are available by calling Lloyd Lam at 594-3629.

Jameson named
Citizen of the Week

Brad Jameson has been named Citizen of the Week at Baldwin Elementary School. Jameson, 7, is in Burdine Taylor's second grade class. His parents are Larry and Tammy and his sibling is Cortney. His friends include Zack, Tara, Camdin and Zack. His hobbies are riding bulls and going to Iowa.

Local dancers perform
at Harvest Days

The Baldwin City Tap & Jazz Co. from Stacy's Dance Studio had its debut performance at Wellsville Harvest Days. The dance troupe consists of five local dancers: Jodie Beuthien, Sarah Bezek, Amanda Cone, Lauren Johnson and Madison Pippert. Bezek was unable to attend the performance.

The girls attended a week-long dance camp and then went through an audition process to become members of the troupe.

Their next scheduled performance will be during the Maple Leaf Festival in the melodrama tent. They are under the direction of Stacy Carrington and Angela Harris.

Vinland Valley 4-H
has meeting

The Vinland Valley 4-H meeting was called to order by Michael Moore, president and Leah Hoelscher, vice president. Elizabeth Bartlow, Bailey Brown and Kelly Baker led the club in song.

Roll call and the minutes were read by Sarah Emde, secretary. Dennis Craig, Chelsea Wilson, Amy Stone and Brandon Schwager presented reports.

Theresa Bateson and Sandy Stone announced upcoming dates of importance.

New officers were elected. Some of them are: Brad Wilson, president; Michael Moore, vice president; Leah Hoelscher, secretary and Spencer Wilson, treasurer.

The next meeting will be at 7 p.m. Monday at Vinland Elementary School.

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