Archive for Wednesday, April 17, 2002

Baldwin in brief

April 17, 2002

Barbecue contest
set for Sunday

The first-ever Baldwin's Best BBQ Contest will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Lodge, 502 Ames.

So far there are nine teams entered for a grand prize of $300 and trophies for the best of beef and best of pork. Cost to the general public to try the cooks' wares is $8 for adults and $6 for children.

There will also be live music and a petting zoo.

Teams entered include: Larry and Duane Randel; Ed Gibler; Roger and Steve Rose; C. Designs; Kenneth Shull; Nathan Coons; Phil Huntsinger; Don Bowers; and "City of Baldwin" team.

Annual clean-up
day scheduled

The annual workday at Vinland Cemetery will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday. Workers should bring their own tools, drinks and food.

Blood drive set
at high school

Community Blood Center will have a blood drive at Baldwin High School from 1 to 5:30 p.m. on Monday in the cafeteria. Bring ID, such as driver's license. Cholesterol testing will be performed. T-shirts will be given to donors. Written permission is required for students. Donors should eat and drink plenty of liquids prior to donating. The drive is sponsored by the National Honor Society. Contact the high school at 594-2725 to sign up.

Miss Kansas to speak
to area students

Kimberlee Grice, the current Miss Kansas, will speak to students at Vinland Elementary School about the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse, positive self-esteem and her personal platform organ and tissue donation at 11 a.m. Wed., April 24.

Grice will spend this school year touring schools all across the state, speaking to more than 40,000 students.

Noon luncheon to be
hosted by First UMC

The Baldwin First United Methodist Church will host a salad luncheon at noon on May 1 in fellowship hall. All parish and area churches as well as the district and conference officers are invited to attend. Reservations are due by April 26. Call 594-2571 or 594-3720 to make reservations.

Foye, Brewster chosen
Citizens of the Week

Ally Foye and Jason Brewster have been chosen Citizens of the Week at Baldwin Elementary School.

Foye, 9, is in Brent Baker's third grade class. Her parents are Frank and Judy and her brother is Sam. Her friends include Lyndsey, Erin, Myriah, Chelsy, Megan and Morgan. Her hobbies are collecting baseball cards, knitting, dancing and Girl Scouts.

Brewster,10, is in Bill Ratliff's and Amy Wintermantel's third grade class. His parents are John and Jennifer and his brother is Robbie. He has a dog named Tippy. His hobbies are riding horses, swimming, swinging and flying kites.

Revival services set
at Worden UM Church

Revival services featuring guest speaker Pastor Weyman McGuire of Grassland Community Church, Ashland, Ky., will be at Worden United Methodist Church. Meetings will begin at 7 p.m. Fri., May 3 and continue Sat., May 4 with a fellowship breakfast at 8 a.m. and Sat. evening services at 7 p.m. A Sun., May 5 service will be at 10:30 a.m. Worden is located 3 1/2 miles west of Baldwin Junction on U.S. Highway 56.

Chapter CK of P.E.O.
has meeting

Chapter CK of P.E.O. met at the home of Sharon Gutschenritter. The business meeting was called to order by Marlene Courtney, president. Ruth Dickinson and Kathleen Thomas presented the Founder's Day program. The next meeting will be Tuesday at the home of Marlene Courtney.

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