Archive for Wednesday, August 20, 2003

Baldwin in brief

August 20, 2003

BPW announces

annual coffee time

Baldwin City Business and Professional Women's Organization will have its annual coffee time at 7 p.m., Thursday at Espress Yourself. Special guests will be BPW State President Ruth Williams and Liz Kundin from Edward Jones. The public is welcome to attend. For information, contact Linda Guss, 594-2318.

Auditions set

for mystery train

Mystery Train Auditions for "Funny Business: Murder on the Tally O Express!" an original script written by Will Averill. Parts available for four men and four women. This is an interactive comedy/mystery performed during an actual train ride on the Midland Railway. Those interested must be 16 or older to audition. Auditions will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Baldwin City Community Theatre offices, 816 High St. Call Linda Ballinger at 594-3194 if there is a conflict. The show runs Sept. 26-27-28 and Oct. 3-5.

ECKAN Agency to

distribute food items

The ECKAN Agency will distribute food items to eligible Douglas County commodity participants from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Aug. 28 at the American Legion Hall.

BHS Class of 1983

schedules reunion

The Baldwin High School Class of 1983 will have a 20-year class reunion on Sat., Aug. 30, at 8 p.m. at The Lodge in Baldwin City. Class members can make reservations by calling Dana Robertson at 594-2699. Teachers are welcome to attend the reunion.

Fire fighters will

be on the street

Volunteer fire fighters will be at major intersections in Baldwin City on Sat., Aug 30 to collect donations for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Last year, Baldwin's fire fighters raised more than $2,030. MDA serves more than 1,000 families in Northeastern Kansas and Northwestern Missouri living with neuromuscular disease.

S.H.A.F.F. 4-H Club

reports meeting

The S.H.A.F.F. 4-H Club met at the Wellsville United Methodist Church. Keith Livingston, vice president, called the meeting to order. Roll call was answered by a favorite kind of pop. Elizabeth Reese was a guest. Amy Livingston reported minutes. Mr. Corronor presented a leader's report. Participation in Wellsville Days was discussed. Mr. Jones brought up a notice from the Martin B. Peck Animal Shelter that they were in need of supplies. Donations will be brought to the next meeting. The public can take donations to the shelter. Brianna Weidner made a motion to adjourn and Alex Neis seconded. The meeting adjourned. Daniel Jones, recreational leader, led an outdoor game after adjournment. The next meeting is Sept.1.

Vinland Valley 4-H

Club has meeting

The Vinland Valley 4-H Club met Aug. 4 at the Baldwin City Pool. Roll call was answered by best fair achievements. The club voted to work at the Pork Producers stand at Maple Leaf. The club also discussed going to Worlds of Fun. Sandy Stone, leader, reported that the deadline for record books is Sept. 1. Members are to bring them to the Sept. 1 meeting which meets at 7 p.m. at the Vinland Elementary School. Host families are the Schwagers and the Jackmans.

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