Archive for Wednesday, September 5, 2001

Baldwin in Brief

September 5, 2001

Palmyra 4-H Club
has meeting

The Palmyra 4-H Club's monthly meeting was called to order by Katy Krysztof, president. Katy Taul, secretary, read the business and roll call. New business included plans for the 100th anniversary of national 4-H week. Council member Jenna Brumm reported that comments about the Dg. Co. Fair can be made to her. Gretchen Brumm, community leader, reported that KAA's and pin applications are due to Carol Taul by Sept. 5. The program was the nominations for 2001-2001 club officers. The club recognized accomplishments at the county fair. The next meeting will be at 7 p.m., Sept. 5 at Ives Chapel. Election of officers will be from 6:30 to 7 p.m. Anyone unable to attend the meeting can call Gretchen Brumm or Carol Taul to fill out an absentee ballot.

First UMW
elect officers

Election of officers and the World Thank Offering program will be the theme for the Baldwin First United Methodist Women's noon luncheon on Sept. 12. Hostesses are the members at large.

African violet
to meet

The Lawrence African Violet Club will meet at 7 p.m. Saturday. Preparations will be made for the show and sale to be Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. at the South Park Rec Center.

Youth Training Workshop
to be at Ives Chapel

Ives Chapel UMC will be conducting its Youth Training Workshop on Sunday beginning at 9 a.m. A short worship service will be conducted at the beginning of the workshop followed by the training. There will be no regular worship service at 11 a.m. or Sunday School this Sunday. Everyone is welcome to attend. For information, call Pastor Kathy Symes at 594-6555.

TALK series explores
American West

Friends of Baldwin City Library has scheduled its first TALK program for Thursday, Sept.13, at 7 p.m. Phillip D. Thomas of Wichita State University will lead a discussion of Jack Schaefer's "Shane," a classic gunfighter's tale of the Old West. Dr. Thomas earned his Ph.D. in history from the University of New Mexico. He has published and spoken widely on medieval history and science, Western American history and art, exploration of the West and conservation. He joined the TALK program as a discussion leader in 1993.

The Book Talk Program is brought to the Baldwin community by the Kansas Humanities Council and The Friends of the Baldwin City Library. Contact the library to check out a book at 594-3411.

Changes in VA benefits
outlined for veterans

The Annual Kansas Veterans Affairs Tour will stop in Baldwin City on Monday at 11:30 a.m. at Lloyd Beaton American Legion Post 228, southwest corner of 8th and High.

A light lunch will be served. Call Archer Carlson at 594-6655 to make reservations for the lunch before 9 a.m. on Saturday.

All veterans and their families are encouraged to attend to hear State Legion officials explain the latest changes in VA benefits, assist in filing for claims and enroll veterans in the VA Health Care system. The American Legion has developed a form for all veterans to complete for current and future use which its representatives will distribute.

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