Baldwin in brief
Art Affair Gallery
features Tom Russell
The Art Affair Gallery will feature Tom Russell through Nov. 15. The gallery is located at the corner of Seventh and High streets. Hours are 2 to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.
whole hog barbecue
Annunciation Catholic Church Knights of Columbus, Baldwin City, will have a whole hog barbecue dinner with all the side dishes Saturday from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the church. The dinner is a fund raiser for local Catholic children's education fund (CCD).
Book TALK discusses
caves, waterfalls, rocks
The third in the series of 'Looking for Nature' features "Letters from a Wild State" by James G. Cowan at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7. Cowan discovers a mythical world of caves, waterfalls and rocks in the Australian outback and finds his modern assumptions thrown into question.
Leading the discussion will be Diane Quantic, associate professor of English at Wichita State University. Books can be checked out at the library. The program series has been sponsored by Friends of the Baldwin Public Library and the Kansas Humanities Council.
Student is part of
The Wichita State University Chamber Singers are an auditioned 18-member ensemble of undergraduate students. They perform in two major concerts each semester and are featured in the Annual Renaissance Madrigal Feast in December. Stephanie Jarvis, a graduate of Baldwin High School, is a member of the Chamber Singers. She is the daughter of Wayne and Susan Jarvis, Baldwin City, and is a sophomore majoring in vocal performance and music theater.
Vinland Valley Club
has 4-H meeting
The Vinland Valley 4-H Club met at the Vinland Fair Grounds in October. Mike Moore, president, opened the meeting. Guests were the Emery Family. Sandy Stone gave reports. A vote on participating in the Capital City Rabbit Show in March was passed. Election of junior officers was held and installation of officers was the program. Officers are Mike Moore, president: Crystal Bateson, Jr.; Amy Stone, vice president; Kelly Baker, Jr.; Lacey Hunsinger, recording secretary; Zoey Fife, Jr.; Dale Baker, corresponding secretary; Spencer Wilson, treasurer; Adam Schwager, Jr.; Leah Hoelscher and Dennis Craig, council representatives; Casey George, reporter; Bailey Brown, parliamentarian; Brad Wilson, recreation leader; David Bateson and Callie Craig, historian; Sherri Brown and Cheryl Wilson, parents committee. The next meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Mon., Nov. 4 at the Vinland Elementary School. The program will be a potluck dinner and club achievement awards. Each family should bring a meat dish and a side dish.
gathers for reunion
Descendants of John Bernard and Caroline Emilie Altenbernd Torneden gathered at the Kanwaka Township Hall to celebrate the 58th Torneden family reunion. Of the more than 70 in attendance, those from Kansas were: Paul and Sheri Flory, John and Fran Wulfkuhle, all of Baldwin City; Crystal and Aaron Landis, Eudora; Jeanne Gantz, Grantville; Fern Burkle, Earl and Diane Henak, Frank Henak, Larry Henak, Michael and Wanda Paver, Kansas City; Fred Gantz, Lecompton; Lorene Cox, Terri Dungan, Raymond and Caroline Flory, Mike Kessler, Marie Milleret, Alice Shirk, Karen and Jessica Shirk, Daniel Toreden, Floyd and Jeanne Torneden, Harold Torneden, Ovyd and Verna Torneden, Vonna and Madison Torneden, Scott, Jeanne, Joey and Josh Waisner, all of Lawrence; Connie and James Torneden, Lola Mae Torneden, Marvin and Marvel Torneden, all of Linwood; Del and Nadine Garrison, Gaylord and Phoebe Schneck, Oskaloosa; Taylor Mathla, Ottawa; John, Erica, Charles Ross, Henry Ross, Janet VanCleave, Overland Park; Dot Gantz, Neil, Nancy, Gabe and Joel Gantz, Janet Kessler, all of Perry; Jason Gladstone, Mary Wulfkuhle, Prairie Village; Ken and Joyce Ranes, Roeland Park; Bill and Sharon Garner, Myrtle Jones, Tonganoxie; Karla Pattee, Topeka; Mary VanCleave, Wichita.
Ethan Hartzell is
Citizen of the Week
Ethan Hartzell was selected Citizen of the Week at Baldwin Elementary School. Hartzell, 7, is in Jean Reimer's first grade class. His parents are Jim and Kay and his sister is Abigail. His friends include Chad, Quinn, Brad and Tyler. His interests are football, reading, hiking, swimming and camping.
Eric Waters, son of Larry and Christine Waters, rural Baldwin, is among 125,000 college students recognized in the "2001-2002 National Dean's List" for high academic achievement at the post-secondary level, and is eligible for one of 50 scholarships awarded each year. The National Dean's List honors exceptional college students representing 2,500 colleges and universities throughout the country. Eric, a 2001 Baldwin High School graduate is pursuing a degree in mechanical engineering at Kansas State University.
Palmyra 4-H Club
Installation of new officers was the program for the October meeting of the Palmyra 4-H Club. Senior officers are Lindsey Hitchcock, president; Katie Krysztof, vice-president; Wesley Callahan, secretary, Emily Krysztof, treasurer, and John Brown, council representative. Enrollment cards were turned in to community leader, Megan Brown. New members, Hannah and Elizabeth Sigvaldson and Caleb Gaylord, were introduced. The November achievement banquet was discussed and will be held on Nov. 3 at Ives Chapel. A special presentation will be made to Carol Taul and Gretchen Brumm with thanks for their years of dedicated service as community leaders for our clubs.
Baker Cardinal Key to
The Baker chapter of Cardinal Key, a community service organization and academic honorary society, will be available to accompany children as they trick-or-treat. Any Baldwin children who would like to go with Key members can meet at the Baker University Student Union between 6 and 7 p.m. on Halloween evening. The Cardinal Key has made this service an annual event that has been held for several years.
available in Lawrence
Consumer Credit Counseling Services will offer a free workshop from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday at the United Way Building, 2518 Ridge Court, Lawrence. Topics will be financial goal setting, developing a realistic budget, cutting costs, evaluating spending habits and starting a savings plan. To reserve a space, call (785) 749-4224, ext. 369 or (800) 383-0217, ext. 369.
Schutza and Symphonic
Winds host program
Gary Schutza, principal trumpet with the Kansas City Symphony and Baker music faculty member will present a master class on the trumpet audition material for this year's Kansas State-Wide Honor Band, "Rustiques" by Eugene Bozza at 6 p.m. on Nov. 7. Immediately following the master class, the Baker University Symphonic Winds will present its fall concert at 7:30 p.m. Both events are free and will be in the sanctuary of the Baldwin First United Methodist Church.