Archive for Wednesday, September 11, 2002

Baldwin in brief

September 11, 2002

Ives Chapel to have

noon luncheon

Ives Chapel UMW will meet Wed., Sept. 18 in Fellowship Hall for a noon luncheon hosted by Dolores Kalb. Leone Twichell will lead the program.

Emmanuel opens Baker

Artist and Lecture Series

Tommy Emmanuel will open the 2002-2003 Artist and Lecture Series at Baker University on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in Rice Auditorium. He is student of the late Chet Atkins, who said of Emmanuel, "(He's) one of the greatest players on the planet," Emmanuel has quickly become one of the best-loved performers in the United States. For guitar lovers of all ages, Emmanuel displays amazing speed, accuracy and technique."

Season tickets and individual tickets are available at the Baker University Business Office, Baldwin State Bank, Kansas State Bank, Mid-America Bank and at the door thirty minutes prior to the show. For additional information, contact Susan Buehler at 594-8421.

Kansas "No Call"

list available

The number to call to have your phone number placed on the Kansas "No Call" list is (866) 362-4160. Telemarketers are subject to a fine if numbers on the no call list receive calls after the list is published.

Gwin named

Citizen of the Week

Cate Gwin has been named Citizen of the Week at Baldwin Elementary School. Gwin, 7, is in Shirley Wright's second grade class. Her parents are Ernie and Deb and her pets are Jasmine, George, Grayson and Foghorn. Her friends include Breanna, Halley, Austin, Carrie, Chance and Shelby. Her hobbies are swimming, dancing, gymnastics and arts and crafts.

New Life Assembly

to have service

New Life Assembly of God, Fifth and Baker, will have a prayer service at 6 p.m. and a memorial service at 7 p.m today.

ECKAN to distribute

food in county

ECKAN will distribute food items to eligible Douglas County commodity participants on Thurs., Sept. 26 at the American Legion Hall in Baldwin from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. It is asked that a sack or box be brought for food items.

Hobson family

gathers for reunion

The Annual Hobson Family Reunion was hosted by Jeraldine Martin Sunday at the Black Jack Cabin. Those who attended were: Hazel Kapelle, Dale and Kathy Walker, Kristan VanMiddlesworth, Jeraldine and Joe Martin, Jeannie Waldo, Bob and Eva Waldo, Kevin and Fran Waldo, Janet Waldo and Keri, Kenneth Hobson, Avis Hobson, Steve Hobson, Stephanie Thomas and Austin, Duaine and Donalda Lindholm, Tina Caruthers and Kaden, Tom and Joyce Hobson, Kim Heckathorne, Kelsey and Colby.

Candidate forum

night set

The public is invited to participate in the All Candidate Forum Night at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23, in Baldwin at the American Legion Hall, Eighth and High streets.

The forum is held each election year and is sponsored by the Baldwin Branch of American Association of University Women, Business and Professional Women of Baldwin City and Town and Country Republican Women of Douglas County. Two years ago, the forum participants and audience filled the Legion Hall.

All Democrat, Libertarian, Reform and Republican candidates running for office in our area have been invited, and several already have agreed to appear or send their representatives.

Each candidate or representative will be given three minutes to speak. At the conclusion of the short presentations. audience members will submit questions for the question and answer period.

Candidates also will bring campaign literature and may visit with individuals following the forum. The sponsoring organizations will provide refreshments.

K-State announces

summer graduates

The recently completed 2002 summer session at Kansas State University has produced 474 K-State graduates, with nine students earning graduation honors.

Summer graduates had the option of participating in K-State's May 2002 commencement ceremonies or in the December 2002 commencement ceremonies, which will be Dec. 13 and 14.

Among the graduates were Stephen Michael Russell, Baldwin City, bachelor of science in agriculture.

Bert Nash

holds benefit

Join us at An Evening with Max and Friends, A Benefit for the Bert Nash Center at the Lawrence Holiday Inn Holidome for camaraderie, fun and laughter as we relive 50 years of Jayhawk memories from 6 to 10 p.m. Oct. 9 with Max Falkenstien, creator of the KU Sports Network and Jayhawk sports broadcaster for 56 years.

The "Voice of the Jayhawks," Bob Davis, will be the Master of Ceremonies. Al Correll (former KU Basketball Player), Don Fambrough (former KU Football Player and Coach), Don Green (KU Faculty Athletic Representative to the Big XII Conference and NCAA) and Roy Williams (KU Men's Basketball Head Coach) will comment on their experiences with Max and the Jayhawks.

All proceeds from the evening will benefit the Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center's Endowment Trust Fund. Significant budget cuts for mental health programs at both the national and state levels make private funding sources crucial for the continued success of the Bert Nash Center's programs.

Help improve the mental health of our community by raising money for the Bert Nash Center and improve your own mental health by enjoying An Evening with Max and Friends.

The cost is $125 per person. Price includes dinner and an open bar.

Call Debbie Matthias ( in the Community Development Office at the Bert Nash Center at (785) 830-1801 to purchase a seat or for more information.

Quilt and fabric art

on display at library

A display of Sandy Wakeman's quilts and fabric art will be in the Community Room of the Baldwin City Library, 800 7th St., Sept. 20-24. Refreshments will be served during Art Walk, Fri., Sept. 20, at the library.

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