Archive for Wednesday, October 9, 2002

Baldwin in brief

October 9, 2002

Endowment Association

offers scholarships

The Kansas Veterans of Foreign Wars and Ladies Auxiliary, through its Endowment Association, offers college and vocational school scholarships to the children and grandchildren of its membership.

Applicants must have a parent or grandparent who is actively affiliated with a VFW Post or Ladies Auxiliary in the State of Kansas. Active means either a life member or a member whose dues are paid for the current membership year or were so at the time of his/her death.

Applications are made available through the VFW Posts or Ladies Auxiliaries and should be returned to the local organization to verify eligibility. The deadline for submission of an application is Feb.1, 2003.

For more information, contact the local VFW Post or the State Headquarters at (785) 272-6463.

Rainbow Preschool

hosts chili supper

The annual chili supper hosted by Rainbow Preschool will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the American Legion Hall, 803 High St. Chicken noodle soup and baked goods will also be available for the supper. There will be an auction of donated items and entertainment will be provided by Stacy's Dance Studio. Tickets may be purchased at the preschool, from students or at the door. Adults are $5, children 4-12 are $3 and children 3 and younger are free. The supper is the annual fundraiser to help acquire supplies for the preschool.

Ives Chapel UMW

to have meeting

Ives Chapel UMW will meet Wed., Oct. 16 for a noon luncheon in Fellowship Hall. Election of officers for 2003 will be a part of the business meeting. The program, "Healing the Whole Person," will be presented by Ava Cummings. The World Thank Offering will be observed. Jeroldene Martin is hostess.

Mackenzie Johnson is

Citizen of the Week

Mackenzie Johnson was selected Citizen of the Week at Baldwin Elementary School. Johnson, 7, is in Danita Price's second grade class. Her parents are Kent and Michelle and her brother is Mason. Her friends include Monica, Carrie, Olivia and Sienna. Her hobbies are riding bikes, reading, writing, art, music and using the computer.

Baldwin First UM Women

invited to meeting

All women of Baldwin First United Methodist Church are invited to a meeting Thursday at 7 p.m. for dessert and a program featuring Marilyn Lawrenz telling about her mission experiences.

American Legion to

sell pies at Maple Leaf

The American Legion Auxiliary will again sell pies at the Maple Leaf Festival. This is the Auxiliary's main money-making project for the year to raise money to send several girls to Girls State. Any donations of pies or cash would be very much appreciated. Pies may be left at the Legion Hall on Fri., Oct. 18 from 4 to 5 p.m.

Washington Creek

hosts homecoming

Washington Creek Church of the Brethren will have its annual homecoming on Sunday, Oct. 13. The church service will be at 11 a.m. with a basket dinner following the service.

Maple Leaf Quilt

Show seeks quilts

The Maple Leaf Festival Quilt Show, the oldest annual quilt show in Kansas, is looking for quilts to display at the 30th annual show held in conjunction with the Festival on Oct. 18-20. There is no judging or fee involved and the quilts are in a secure setting at the elementary school. The Maple Leaf Quilters Guild will present a workshop and lecture by Bryan Grove. The workshop is titled "Kansas Landscape as Design" and will be from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sat., Oct. 19 at the high school. The cost is $25 per person. The lecture is from 8 to 9 a.m. on Sun., Oct. 20 at Owens Music Hall. Donations will be accepted. Grove will demonstrate techniques for using fabric and thread to create landscapes. For more information, contact Quilter's Paradise at 594-3477.

Vinland UM Church

schedules supper

The Annual Chili and Chicken Noodle Supper at Vinland United Methodist Church will be Sat., Oct. 26 at 5 p.m. Donations will be accepted.

Artist & Lecture Series

features orchestra

The Topeka Symphony Orchestra will present a Halloween Pops Concert at 7:30 p.m. on Tues., Oct. 29 in Rice Auditorium as part of the Artist and Lecture Series. The orchestra is under the direction of Dr. John Strickler and the principal clarinetist is Dr. J.D. Parr, a member of the Baker University music faculty. Audience members may dress in costumes. There will be a judging of costumes at intermission. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for youth and are available at the Baker business office, Baldwin State Bank, Mid-America Bank, Kansas State Bank and at the door. Season tickets are $30 for adults and $25 for youth. For information contact Susan Buehler at 594-8421 or

Enola Gish to be

at quilt show

Enola Gish, founder of the Maple Leaf Quilt Show, will be available at the show on Sat., Oct. 19 from 10 to 11 a.m. and 2 to 4 p.m. and on Sunday from 10 a.m. to noon. She will also be at the quilt lecture on Sunday at 8 a.m. at Owens Music Hall on the Baker campus.

Baldwin grad

reports for duty

Air Force 2nd Lt. Nathan C. Perry has arrived for duty at Moody Air

Force Base, Valdosta, Ga.

The lieutenant is a student pilot assigned to the 479th Flying Training Squadron.

He is the son of Charles A. and Carolyn R. Perry of E. 1250th St., Baldwin, Kan.

Perry is a 1992 graduate of Baldwin High School, and received a bachelor's degree in 1996 from Kansas State University, Manhattan.

Clean-up day

set for Saturday

A community tree clean up day has been scheduled on Saturday. This city approved community service has been coordinated by the tree ordinance review committee in preparation for the Maple Leaf Festival. The two planned routes are on 8th street from Ames to Indiana and on High street from 5th to 10th street. Volunteers will focus on pruning branches and removing branch debris along the city right of ways. Volunteers will not be removing other yard debris. Clean up is scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. The public is encouraged to attend and volunteer through out the day. The local Cub Scouts and Weblos will be providing volunteer services. Tools and materials will be provided by Heritage Tractor, Arrowhead Hardware, and MACKAYS Tree Service. Volunteers are encouraged to bring tarps, pruners, and rakes. For more information contact Mike McLees at 594-6643 or Fadra Andrews Mitchell at 594-3810.

Baker hosts

marching festival

Baker University and the Baker University Bands will host the fourth annual Baker University 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5A Marching Festival on Wednesday Oct. 16 at Liston Stadium on the campus of Baker University. The festival will include performances by both marching bands and color guard units.

Judges for this Kansas High School Activities Association approved event are:

Randy Fillmore, Director of Bands, Salina South High School

Stuart Roegge, Director of Bands, Concordia High School

Sid Schowalter, Director of Bands, Hutchinson High School

The evenings' performance schedule is as follows:

Baldwin Band 6:15 p.m.

Paola Color Guard 6:30

Ottawa Band 6:40

Baldwin Color Guard 6:55

Paola Band 7:05

Prairie View Color Guard 7:20

Spring Hill Band 7:30

Marysville Color Guard 7:45

Prairie View Band 7:55

Desoto Color Guard 8:10

Marysville Band 8:20

Atchison Color Guard 8:35

Desoto Band 8:45

Awards Ceremony 9 p.m.

This festival is free and open to the public.

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