Archive for Wednesday, July 9, 2003

Baldwin in brief

July 9, 2003

Ives women to meet

for breakfast

The general meeting of the Ives Chapel United Methodist Church women will be at 8:30 a.m. on July 16 at Black Jack Diner. Dolores Kalb will lead devotions.

Vinland FCE to

have meeting

The Vinland FCE will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the church with members and volunteers making noodles. Participants are to bring a salad for potluck lunch. Officers are co-hostesses. The monthly meeting begins at 1:30 p.m. Roll call will be answered by "Who is your hero?" Freida Martin will give the lesson on "Everyday Heroes."

Summer Reading

program schedule

Today Susan Pouliot will entertain at 10 a.m. with "Silly Songs for Kids" at the Summer Reading Program at the library. July 16 will be Story Hour for the younger children at 10 a.m. and board games for older children at 10:45. The Summer Reading Program will end at noon on Sat., July 19. The swimming party will be at 11 a.m. on Fri., July 25, at the Baldwin City pool.

4-H'ers participate in

Spring Sheep Show

The Douglas County Spring Sheep Show was held in Lawrence on June 7. Twenty-nine youth from Eastern Kansas and Missouri paraded 82 sheep before judge Tyson Buchman, Alta Vista. Tyler Kappelle, Lawrence, won the 7-8 year old showmanship, with Lindsey Fangman, Lawrence, earning reserve. Paris Nottingham, Lawrence, won champion in the 9-11 age showmanship, with Afton Gnadt, Alma, earning reserve. Jessie Bullock, Stilwell, was champion in the 12-14 age level. Andrew Madl, Baldwin, was reserve. Conner Nottingham, Lawrence, exhibited the Grand Reserve Champion Ewe, which was his Wether Dam class winner. Paris Nottingham, Lawrence, won Crossbred Ewe class. John Brown, Baldwin City, won Reserve Champion in Prospect Market Lamb. The Douglas County Extension Service hosted the event.

Gladhart signs at

Highland College

Brayton Gladhart, son of Don and Karen Gladhart, Baldwin City, his signed a letter of intent to run track for Highland Community College. Gladhart graduated from Baldwin High School in 2003. He competes in the 1600, 3200 distance medley and 5000.

Potluck and cards

set at senior center

On the first and third Friday of each month, senior citizens gather to have a potluck at 6 p.m. and then play cards at 7 p.m. at the Senior Center. Senior citizens are welcome to attend.

Pet parade

photos wanted

To commemorate the 40th annual pet parade at the upcoming Vinland Fair, the Vinland Fair committee is asking for anyone with photos of past pet parades to please send them to Nancy Helm, 109 Dearborn Circle, Baldwin, KS 66006. These photos will be displayed during the fair Aug. 7-9. Please mark the back of each photo with the pet parade participant's name, as well as a return address. This 40th pet parade will be dedicated to the memory of Fred and Bernice Gottstein, co-founders of this event at the fair.

Bacon named to

Dean's List

Jodie Bacon was recently named to the Sterling College Dean's List for the Spring 2003 semester. Bacon is a freshman at Sterling College and the daughter of Dennis and Shelley Bacon, Baldwin.

Bacon was one of 172 students named to the Sterling College Dean's List for the spring semester. Criteria for the Dean's Lists include the completion of at least 12 graded credit hours and a cumulative and semester GPA of 3.5 or better.

Waldman graduates

from Coe College

Vincent Waldman, Overbrook, was awarded a bachelor's degree, with a double major in chemistry and biochemistry, at Coe College on May 25. He was inducted into the college's chapters of Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi and Mortar Board national honor societies. At the Honors Convocation he was the recipient of the Kesler Senior Chemistry Award.

Coe College is a four-year liberal arts college located in Cedar Rapids.

HAPA announces

play auditions

Heart of America Performing Arts announces auditions for the final show of its summer season, "Women of the Wind" by Lori Lee Triplett.

Auditions will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Rice Auditorium on Baker University's campus. Parts are available for three men, seven women and two teenage girls. Auditions are open to the public.

Women of the Wind is a world-premiere drama about the 1929 Women's Air Derby. Historical characters include several famous female pilots, including Amelia Earhart.

For additional information, please call 594-8438 or e-mail

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