Archive for Wednesday, April 30, 2003

Baldwin in brief

April 30, 2003

Ives Chapel hosts

spaghetti dinner

Ives Chapel United Methodist Church will host a spaghetti dinner from 5:30 to 7 p.m. today in Fellowship Hall. Proceeds will go to the Volunteer In Mission trip to Africa in September 2003. Tony Ikenberry is the VIM going for his third year of short-term service to the Maua Methodist Hospital in Kenya. The dinner is sponsored by the Trails United Methodist Men.

Symphonic Winds

to perform concert

The Baker University Symphonic Winds will present a Spring Concert Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at Rice Auditorium. The concert will feature "The Star Spangled Banner for Brass and Percussion," "God of Our Fathers," Overture to "Candide," "The Voyageurs," "Washington Greys March," "Concertpiece No. 2" and "Folk Dances." The concert is free and open to the public.

Law library to have

opening ceremonies

The public is invited to the opening ceremonies of the Douglas County Law Library at 1:30 p.m. Thursday just inside the first set of glass doors at the south entrance of the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center, 111 East 11th St., Lawrence. The opening is part of the local observance of Law Day 2003. The library will serve both the attorneys of Douglas County and the general public. Public hours beginning May 4 will be: Sunday, Friday and Saturday -- closed; Monday and Wednesday -- noon to 3 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday -- 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Sports physicals

offered to students

Sports physicals will be available for $10 Monday and Tuesday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Baldwin High School library. Dr. David Jones will provide this service. Call 594-2448 to schedule an appointment. Also available will be the tetanus booster for $20. Students requiring the tetanus booster received a letter from the school nurse. Bring the consent form and $20 payment at the time of service. Call 594-2448 to reserve the immunization. Participation may be in one or both of these services.

BPW scholarships

are available

The Lillian Andrews Career Advancement Scholarship is for a woman who needs either additional non-degree training to improve her skills, or credits to complete a degree program in order to re-enter the job market, to advance in her field, or to change careers. The applicant must be a woman of age 21 or over, a U.S. citizen and live within a 12 mile radius of Baldwin City. Payment will be made only after the applicant shows she is enrolled in a course. A transcript of the applicant's most recent school records must accompany the completed form. The Violet Ford Scholarship-At-Large is for a woman or man between the ages of 18-20 enrolled in a school for the betterment of her/his skills. Payment will be made only after the applicant shows she/he is enrolled in a course. Interested individuals should contact Lisa Robertson, 1210 Eighth St., Baldwin City, KS 66006, 594-2911. Applications are due by May 6.

BHS student

receives scholarship

Curtis J. Thomas II, a senior at Baldwin High School, has received the Director's Scholarship from Pittsburg State University. Thomas will be majoring in Instrumental Music Education. He is the son of Sharon Thomas, Baldwin City.

Sigvaldson named

Citizen of the Week

Elizabeth Sigvaldson has been selected Citizen of the Week at Baldwin Elementary School. Sigvaldson, 8, is in Brent Baker's third grade class. Her parents are Tom and Kathleen and her sisters are Katie and Hannah. Her friends include Abigail, Paris, Jessica and Kaley. She likes to ride horses and play soccer.

Clearfield-Ives youth

schedule meeting

The Clearfield-Ives Chapel United Methodist Youth Ministry will meet at 7 p.m. on Wed., May 7 at Clearfield UM Church. Youth sixth through 12th grades are invited.

Arts council

looking for artists

The Baldwin Community Arts Council is looking for artists to show their artwork at the Baldwin Art Walks held the third Friday in June, July, August and September. Art Walk is from 7 to 9 p.m. in downtown Baldwin City, free and for the entire family. To sign up to show artwork, call 594-4261, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Palmyra 4-H Club

has meeting

Lindsey Hitchcock, president of Palmyra 4-H Club called the April meeting to order at Ives Chapel. Roll call was answered by favorite Easter candy. Kaitlyn Christie led the singing of the song "The Bear Necessities." Abigail Hartzell and Elizabeth Sigvaldson demonstrated how to make egg salad sandwich rolls. Erin Jansen sang "Born to Entertain." Paris Nottingham led a game of leapfrog. Patriotic cards were made for military troops serving in Iraq. The next meeting is Wed., May 7 at 7 p.m.

BES hosts ice cream

social and raffle

The Baldwin Elementary PTO will host a homemade ice cream social and raffle from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the school on May 9. Raffle tickets will be available the week of the event, before and after school, in the multi-purpose room. Drawings will be held throughout the evening. Tickets can be purchased in advance, or at the event. A separate raffle will be held for a pair of handmade oak bookcases, donated by a BES parent. Prizes will be on display at the school starting Thursday.

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