Archive for Wednesday, January 9, 2002

Baldwin in brief

January 9, 2002

Vinland Fair Assoc.

sets activity dates

The Vinland Fair Association has set the 2002 dates for the annual Whole-Hog Sausage and Pancake Supper and the three-day fair. Three board positions were also filled and officers elected for 2002.

The benefit Whole-Hog Sausage and Pancake Supper will be 5 to 8 p.m. Sat., March 16 in the heated Exhibit Building at the fairgrounds. The supper began more than 50 years ago by the Vinland Grange to support the fair. The Vinland fairboard has served the supper for 16 years.

The three-day fair will be Aug. 8-10 at the fairgrounds. Plans are underway for the 95th event.

Board members re-elected to three-year terms are Allen and Karla Osborn, Joe and Lorri Hoelscher, Jerry and Jean Moore. Officers re-elected for 2002 are Mike and Julie Craig, president, the Osborns, vice-president, the Moores, secretary, Bill and Mary Gensler, treasurer.

Other continuing board members are Mike and Autumn Eckman, Mark and Sherry Brown, Miles and Nora Cleland, Larry and Eloise Craig.

Pioneer 4-H Clubhas meeting

After gathering at the Trowbridge home, members of the Pioneer 4-H Club went caroling at Baldwin Care Center and Vintage Park. The meeting then resumed at the Trowbridge home where roll call was answered with favorite Christmas carols. Kalli Keen presented the county council report. The finance committee presented the new budget to be discussed at the next meeting.

The meeting was followed by a Christmas dinner and gift exchange. Cookie plates were put together to be distributed to friends of the club.

The next meeting will be at the home of Rob and Marleen Harris at 7 p.m. Jan. 28.

Winner of drawing
is announced

George Cone was the winner of the bear and toy giveaway at Arrowhead Hardware. Cone donated the wagon full of toys to Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Mo.

Wakarusa Sierra Club
to present talk

The Wakarusa Group of the Sierra Club will present a talk on Renewable Energy in Kansas on Thursday, Jan., 17 at 7 pm at the Lawrence Public Library. Chenoa Simmons of the Kansas Sierra Club will talk about the ecological and economic benefits of renewable energy, and how it can work in Kansas. Contact Carey Maynard Moody at (785) 842-6517 or for more information.

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