Archive for Wednesday, August 28, 2002

Baldwin in brief

August 28, 2002

Summer graduates

listed at ESU

Emporia State University summer graduates from Baldwin City are Jill Grosdidier, BSE, Magna Cum Laude, and Erin Schulte, BS.

CLEAR to have

melodrama auditions

The Baldwin City Theatre and the CLEAR Foundation have scheduled auditions for a melodrama. The production is "Wynn Fairly, Campeen Rassler!" Auditions will be at 7 p.m., Thurs., Sept. 5 at 816 High St. Seven males and nine females, ages 13 and up are needed for the production. The director will be Susan Pouliot, 594-0597.

Kansas announces

"No Call" number

The toll-free number to call to have your phone number placed on the first Kansas "No Call" list is (866) 362-4160. Tele-marketers are subject to a fine if numbers on the no call list receive calls after the list is published.

Now or Never Club

to have meeting

The Now or Never Club will meet Wed., Sept. 4 at 11:30 a.m. at the Senior Center. Guest speaker will be Chris Griggs who traveled 467 miles across Kansas on a bicycle trip with the group "Biking Across Kansas" in June. Meals can be reserved by calling 594-2409 or bring a covered dish for the potluck.

Area teachers

receive mini-grants

The Greenbush Educational Foundation at the Southeast Kansas Education Service Center has announced that Vinland Elementary School teacher Leslie Leaver will receive monies to provide funding for students with supplemental experiences in the fine arts. These experiences include public performances and programming involving music and drama. The experiences will increase the student creativity, independence and enthusiasm as well as enhanced self-esteem and a sense of accomplishment.

Rainbow Experience Preschool

to have Open House

The Rainbow Experience Preschool will celebrate its move to a new location by holding an Open House on Thursday, Sept. 5, from 3:30 to 5:30 pm. Rainbow is now leasing space in the Baldwin Elementary School, 700 Chapel Street, room 102. The public is welcome to attend. For further information, contact Heather Brungardt at 594-7013.


AAUW announces

meeting dates

The Baldwin Branch of American Association of University Women will open the 2002-2003 year with a meeting featuring a discussion by the Kansas AAUW co-president, Diane Whitley of Leavenworth, on AAUW's involvement in public policy at local, state and national levels.

The meeting is scheduled to begin with refreshments at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, in the Baldwin City Library. Judy Smrha is in charge of refreshments, and Karla Bloomer will preside during

the short business meeting.

Other program highlights scheduled for this year include a political candidates forum set for Sept. 23, "Women in History" presentations at Baldwin elementary schools, a program on Women's Transitional Care Services, a review of women in engineering projects at the University of Kansas, and highlights of Baker University women faculty members' research and

activities.

Any woman who has received a bachelor's degree from a four-year college is eligible for membership and is invited to attend the September meeting.

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