Archive for Wednesday, January 22, 2003

Baldwin in brief

January 22, 2003

Palmyra Lodge to

have chili supper

Palmyra Lodge will have its annual chili supper from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, at the Masonic Temple, 807 High St. Donation for adults is $5 and children under 12 is $2. Tickets are available from Lodge brothers and at the door. Proceeds will be used to send Baldwin High band students to the Shrine Bowl High School Marching Band Camp and other charitable projects.

Maple Leaf Quilt

Guild to meet

The Maple Leaf Quilt Guild will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Baldwin Senior Center. Chris Campbell, Ottawa, will discuss scrap quilts and have a trunk show. Hostesses are Diane Hendry and Judy Masur.

Lawrence Arts Center

to serve soup

The Lawrence Arts Center is hosting the "6th Annual Souper Bowl Saturday" starting at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire, Lawrence. Handcrafted bowls have been donated to help raise money for a gas kiln. Buy a bowl of soup with bread for $10 and keep the bowl.

Discussion group set

at Baldwin library

Friends of the Baldwin Library will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the library to discuss "Crocodile on the Sandbank" by Elizabeth Peters. Discussion leader will be Peggy Baker.

The next book will be "Plainsong" by Kent Haruf on Feb. 13 at 7 p.m. at the Baldwin Library.

The Baldwin City Community Theatre will present "Nunsense," a comedy by Dan Goggin, in February.

Performances will be held on the weekend of Feb. 7 and 8 and again on Feb. 13-15 starting at 7:30 p.m. A 2 p.m. Sunday matinee is also scheduled for Feb. 16.

The Feb. 15 show will be sign language interpreted for the deaf and hearing impaired.

Tickets are $10 and can be purchased in advance at any of the three banks in Baldwin or by calling 594-7440. Tickets can also be purchased at the door subject to availability.

All shows will be held at the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, located at Eighth and Grove in downtown Baldwin.

Douglas County Senior

Services to gather

Douglas County Senior Services, Inc. will hold its annual meeting on Tues., Jan. 28, at 3:30 p.m. at the Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vermont, Lawrence. Community members are welcome to attend. The annual report will be presented and new officers will be installed.

BPW sponsors Young

Careerist Program

The Young Careerist program is sponsored by BPW/USA and BPW/KS to highlight the achievements of women and men between the ages of 25 and 35 who have been employed in business or the professions, with at least one year of experience in the chosen career field, who live or work in the area and who support the mission, vision and legislative platform of BPW/USA.

BPW/KS state competition will be held during Spring Conference, March 29-30 in Newton, KS. YC candidates must give a five minute speech on a selected topic. The winner of the state competition will represent BPW/KS at the National Conference in Cleveland, Ohio.

For applications and further information, contact Nila Olmstead at 594-6915. Deadline for submitting applications is Feb. 4.

Alexis Devers named

Citizen of the Week

Alexis Devers has been selected Citizen of the Week at Baldwin Elementary School. Devers, 7, is in Jean Reimer's first grade class. Her parents are Donny and Marcia and her siblings are Jacie and Seth. Her friends include Leishae, Hannah, Lainey and Jenna. Her hobbies are Barbies, playing with dolls and eating ice cream.

Chapter CK of P.E.O.

has meeting

Chapter CK of P.E.O. met at the home of Henrietta Schoepflin. Sandy Cardens presented the program on the "Gift of Art." The next regular meeting will be at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the home of Nancy Brooks.

Dairy Club discusses

upcoming events

Douglas County Dairy Club met at the Vinland Methodist Church in January. Kalli Keen, president, called the meeting to order. Bailey Brown read the minutes. The club discussed the upcoming spring beef show concessions. The club will purchase shirts to wear at shows and community service events. The club voted to donate money to the All Breeds Jr. Dairy Show held in Salina that will be used to buy awards and for rent at the Judging School and Quiz Bowl. Dairy Club members then worked on the Holstein World, All-American Judging Contest. The next meeting is at 4 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Vinland Methodist Church.

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