Archive for Wednesday, May 1, 2002

Baldwin in brief

May 1, 2002

Baker and BJHS
present concert

Baker University and Baldwin Junior High School present the Sixth, Seventh and Eighth grade bands and the Baker University Symphonic Winds in concert with Dr. Susan Buehler, soprano and Dr. J.D. Parr, clarinet at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday at Rice Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public.

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. Friday and continue Saturday with a fellowship breakfast at 8 a.m. and Saturday evening services at 7 p.m. A Sunday service will be at 10:30 a.m. Worden is located 3 1/2 miles west of Baldwin Junction on U.S. Highway 56.

Scout recruitment
to be Saturday

Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts are having a sign-up day for those interested in joining Scouts. It will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday at Baldwin Elementary School. Scouts can also sign up for day camp.

Applications are due
May 6 for scholarships

The Baldwin City Business and Professional Women's organization is taking applications for two scholarships to be awarded in May 2002.

The Lillian Andrews Career Advancement Scholarship is for a woman who needs additional training or to change careers. The Violet Ford Scholarship-At-Large is available is for a student who is in school to better their skills.

Interested applicants should contact Lisa Robertson, 1210 Eighth St., Baldwin City, KS 66006, phone 594-2911. Applications are due by May 6, 2002.

CFBC to have meeting

Citizens For Baldwin City will have a meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the BJHS Library. Baldwin area residents are encouraged to attend.

Brenna Bryant is
Citizen of the Week

Brenna Bryant has been selected Citizen of the Week at Baldwin Elementary School. Bryant, 10, is in Catherine Maxon's fourth grade class. Her parents are Dana and Tracy Rockers and Mike and Carla Bryant. Her siblings are Cameron, Dalton and Tucker. Her friends include Carissa, Shelby, Taylor and Kayla. Her hobbies are sports and collecting bells.

Music groups
earn top ratings

Baldwin High School music groups earned top ratings at State Music Festival on April 17. The Concert Choir and the Concert Band received "I", or superior ratings, from all three judges. The Concert Choir is accompanied by Nanette Kraus and directed by Jodie Eldridge. Will Cooper directs the Concert Band.

Preschool to have
plant sale

The Rainbow Preschool geranium sale will be Friday and Saturday next to the post office. Geranium and mixed baskets will be sold for $15 each and 4-inch geranium pots will be available for $3. Friday hours are 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday hours are 8 a.m. to noon. All flowers are from C. Designs and Vinland Valley Nursery.

Fire Department to
have hog roast

Palmyra Township Volunteer Fire Department is having its second annual hog roast from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Vinland Fairgrounds. Bring the family to meet the firefighters. Call 594-6944 for more information.

Physicals available
for students

Dr. David Jones will be providing physical examinations at the BHS library from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. The fee is $10. Appointments are necessary. Call the nurses' office at 594-7425. A form must be completed and signed by the student and parent before the physical exam. Forms are available at the high school or the junior high school offices.

Chapter CK of P.E.O.
has meeting

Chapter CK of P.E.O. met at the home of Marlene Courtney. After the business meeting, Jane Richards and Lenore Mauslein presented the program. The next meeting is 1 p.m. May 14 at the home of Ivy Hey.

Personal property
valuations on the way

The Douglas County appraiser's office will mail the 2002 personal property valuation notices Tuesday. The notice includes the description and the value placed on personal property for 2002. Taxpayers may request an appeal appointment by calling the taxpayer service number listed on the notice by 5 p.m. May 15. Taxpayers should bring supporting documentation when appealing the value.

AAUW has meeting

Betty Barker Bashaw presided over a meeting of the Baldwin Branch of AAUW. Barbara Gaeddert was in charge of the program. Women in History Month was celebrated with several of its members portraying famous women for area elementary schools. The Kansas AAUW State Convention was in Salina and was attended by Roma Earles, Peggy Baker and Barbara Duke.

The next meeting will be at Three Sisters Inn on May 4. Reservations may be made by calling Nora Cleland at 594-3846 or Mary Clippinger at 594-3681 by Friday.

Library staff
attends meeting

Becky Hayes, Sandra Johnson, Kathy Johnston and Joe Simunac, all from Baldwin City Library, attended the Northeast Kansas Library System Annual Spring Assembly and System Meeting at the Lawrence Holidome. Keynote speaker was Kansas Lieutenant Governor Gary Sherrer. Also speaking was Jane Hatch, Director of Coffey County Libraries.

Recognized with continuing education awards were Becky Hayes, Sandra Johnson, Joe Simunac and Martha Wright. Certificates are presented annually by the Kansas State Library, Division of Library Development.

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