Baldwin in brief
Baldwin City CLEAR Foundation will have a meeting at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Baldwin City Library.
Ives Chapel to host
annual pancake supper
Ives Chapel United Methodist Church, 1018 Miami St., will have its annual Groundhog Day pancake supper from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 2. The supper is sponsored by the men of Ives Chapel.
Besides pancakes, the church will also serve eggs and sausage.
A free-will offering will be taken. The money collected will be used for church and community activities.
Local student to spend
semester in Italy
Brandie Wilson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Wilson, Eudora, will continue her studies at Harding University's overseas program in Florence, Italy. Wilson, a senior management major, is among 33 students participating in the program.
The group's curriculum will focus on the architecture, art, music and theater history of Florence. Their studies will be supplemented with educational tours to Rome, Pompeii, Naples and Greece. The group will return to the U.S. in May.
Citizen of the Week
Kaley Wright has been named Citizen of the Week at Baldwin Elementary School. Wright, 8, is in Danita Price's second grade class. Her parents are Alan and Amy and her brother is Russell. Her friends include Stephanie, Holly, Jessica and Anna. Her hobbies are collecting rocks, riding a scooter and playing on the trampoline.
Spelling bee participants from Baldwin Elementary School are fourth graders Brandon Kraus, Krista Seaman, Brian Lamoreux, Taylor Brown, Josh Hanson and Michael Pouliot. Fifth graders in the bee are Calleigh Durr, Alex Cullumber, Nicole Eberhard, Tye Gordon, Sarah Rommelfanger and Shannon Roberts.
The winner will represent BES at the Douglas County Spelling Bee at 10 a.m. on Sat., Feb. 9, at St. John School in Lawrence.
Central Missouri State
graduates Tiffany Madl
Tiffany Madl, daughter of Jay and Karen Madl, graduated magna cum laude from Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, in December with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education. To graduate magna cum laude an individual must achieve a grade point average of 3.75 to 3.84. Madl, a Baldwin High School graduate, was one of 800 students who participated in the 2001 Winter Commencement ceremonies.
local business woman
The Baldwin Business and Professional Women organization's January meeting featured Christy Carlisle from C Designs. She discussed how she became interested in the floral design business after pursuing several other careers, including robotics design and retail business. She credits her successes to her sense of adventure and determination and support
from her family. Expanding her business and possibly building a new building in Baldwin with several studios is her next goal. During Christy's presentation she designed a floral arrangement and one of the members received it as a door prize.
In the business portion of the meeting several applications for BPW Kansas Scholarships were reviewed. The group voted to sponsor Natalie Moreau and Claire Kueffer for state scholarships.
The next meeting will be Feb. 5 at Vintage Park dining room at 6:30 p.m. Annie France will be the "Women in business" presenter. Call 594-3832 for BPW information.