Archive for Wednesday, April 2, 2003

Baldwin in brief

April 2, 2003

Ives Chapel to host

Pizza and karaoke

Ives Chapel, 1018 Miami, will host a pizza and karaoke party for grades 6 through 12 at 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Parents are welcome to attend. For information or to RSVP, call 594-2762.

Coldsmith to speak

at Baker University

Don Coldsmith, author and columnist, will speak at 3:30 p.m. Monday at Collins Library, room 115 (lower floor), on the Baker University campus. He will speak on "A World Filled With Stories." For more information visit the website at

Annual Easter egg

hunt scheduled

Rainbow Experience Preschool and the Tri-Delta Sorority House of Baker University will have their annual Baldwin City Community Easter Egg Hunt. Festivities begin at10 a.m. on Sat., April 12 on the Baker campus with the Easter Egg Hunt set for 11 a.m. A silent auction will be at Santa Fe Market for five baskets filled with a variety of items. The auction will continue until 10:30 a.m. April 12 when winners will be announced.

Weather seminar

to be at Baker

The SkyWarn storm spotters club at Baker University is sponsoring a Weather 101 Seminar at 7 p.m. April 9 in the Owens Audio-Visual Room.

Chapter CK of PEO

reports meeting

Chapter CK of PEO met at the home of Joy Wellman. Morilla Fothergill presided. A program on Founder's Day was given by Ruth Dickinson. The next meeting will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the home of Sharon Gutschenritter.

Scholarship to be

awarded by ECKAN

ECKAN will award a $500 scholarship to a graduating high school senior who resides in its service area which includes Douglas County. The student's family income level must be 125 percent or less of poverty level guidelines and the family must live in the service area. Applications must be postmarked no later than April 18 for consideration. Awards will be announced no later than April 30. For information, contact ECKAN, PO Box 100, 602 S. Maple, Ottawa, KS 66067, (785) 242-7450 (ext. 201).

Ally Foye named

Citizen of the Week

Ally Foye has been selected Citizen of the Week at Baldwin Elementary School. Foye, 10, is in Amy Wintermantel's fourth grade class. Her parents are Frank and Judy and her brother is Sam. She has a whole bunch of friends. She likes to knit and play the piano.

Pioneers 4-H Club

has meeting

The March meeting of the Pioneers 4-H Club was at the Ausherman's house. It was parents' night so Carol Keen called the meeting to order. Janet Jehle led the flag salute and parents of the 12-14 year olds led the group in singing. Roll call was answered by members singing their favorite song. Marleen Harris spoke on the cruise their family took over spring break, Bruce Ausherman demonstrated how to pull a calf and LaDonna Wilson showed how to make a peach cobbler. Bruce Ausherman led the club pledge and motto. Everyone enjoyed ice cream sundaes and peach cobbler. The April meeting will be at the Jehle residence on April 28.

Big band era music

set in Lawrence

Clyde Byson's Big Band and Don Mueller and Friends will perform from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the First United Methodist Church on the lower level in Fellowship Hall, 946 Vermont, Lawrence. Admission is free but donations will be accepted for Lawrence Habitat for Humanity.

Free omelet for

epilepsy donation

The First Watch Restaurant in Lawrence is helping fight epilepsy by serving a free omelet from 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 9. Customers may then donate the cost of the omelet and any other contribution to the Alliance for Epilepsy Research. All contributions made to the Alliance are tax deductible and go strictly to research.

AAUW offers

girls' scholarship

Girls who will be in grades 9 through 12 at Baldwin High School during the next academic year are invited to apply for a scholarship to Project Discovery, the University of Kansas School of Engineering camp that offers an overview of education and careers in engineering.

For the second year, the Baldwin Branch of American Association of University Women is offering the scholarship to encourage young women to seek careers in science and engineering.

The application deadline for the one-week camp on the KU campus is April 15. For applications and more information contact Jana Jorn, librarian at Baldwin High School.

AAUW meeting

to feature fiber artist

Speaker for the April meeting of the Baldwin Branch of the American Association of University Women will be LeAnn Weller, fiber artist and director of Mabee Library at Sterling College.

The meeting is set for 4:30 p.m. Thursday at the home of Barb Gaeddert, 1235 E. 1900 Road, Lawrence. Members are invited to bring fiber art pieces, especially hand woven ones.

Auditions set

for BCCT musical

The Baldwin City Community Theatre will hold auditions for their summer musical, Bye Bye Birdie, from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday at 816 High. Call backs are scheduled for 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Both adults and teens are needed for the cast.

Those wanting to audition should either bring music with them for the song they want to perform or they may obtain specific pieces which will be available at the Baldwin City Library. Specific audition songs include the following:

Kim and teen girls -- "One Boy"

Albert -- "Put on a Happy Face"

Rose -- "What Did I Ever See in Him"

Conrad Birdie -- "One Last Kiss"

Mr. McAfee and adult chorus -- "Kids_

Performance dates for the show are June 20-22 and June 26-28. Rehearsals will be on weekends and in the evening to accommodate family participation. For more information call 594-7440.

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