Archive for Wednesday, June 11, 2003

Baldwin in brief

June 11, 2003

Arts Council to

have meeting

Baldwin Community Arts Council will have its annual all-member dinner meeting on Thursday in the garden at the Three Sisters Inn. Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. Bring side dish or dessert, table service and lawn chairs. The main dish, beverage and entertainment by "The Gathering" will be provided.

Flag Day set

for Saturday

American Legion Post 228 has flag sets available for Flag Day, which is Saturday. For delivery of flag sets, call Arch Carlson at 594-6655. Flags that are unserviceable will be disposed of by the Legion and can be picked up by calling 594-6655.

Wood accepts

FHSU award

Tillie Wood, 2003 Baldwin High School graduate, has accepted a $400 Fort Hays Bronze Academic Award to attend Fort Hays State University for the 2003-2004 academic year.

She is involved in yearbook and Therapeutic Horse Riding Instruction of Lawrence.

Wood, daughter of Ron and Kim Wood, Baldwin, plans to major in radiology.

Bicycle races to be in

downtown Baldwin

A series of bicycle races will take place on city streets in and around downtown Baldwin City on Saturday. There will be an expected 150-180 racers plus support crews from all over the Midwest. The racers will depart from the south end of town on Douglas County Road 1055 and will be riding south along the shoulder of the road. There will be a three-mile turn around point where they will return to Baldwin City.

Saturday afternoon, there will be races from 2 to 8 p.m from Eighth and High streets south to Jersey Street, west on Jersey to 10th Street and north on 10th to High Street. Streets will be closed off about 30 minutes before the races begin. Each race will last about 45 minutes. Vehicles should be removed from the race course. Sunday morning the final race will be held from the high school parking lot north on Douglas County Road 1055, heading toward Vinland.

HAPA announces

performance at Rice

Heart of America Performing Arts announces the premier of "Twain's Eden" at 7:30 p.m. today through Saturday and at 3 p.m. Sunday in Rice Auditorium on the Baker campus.

Results reported

from dairy show

Results from the 2003 Kansas All Breeds Dairy Show held in Hutchinson were: Holstein Results -- Dale Baker, Spring Yearling, first Jr. show, second open show; Kelly Baker, Winter Yearling Heifer, fifth Jr. show, sixth open show; Bailey Brown, Winter Heifer Calf, second Jr. show, third open show and Winter Yearling Heifer, fourth Jr. show, fifth open; Casey and Brittnay George, Best three Jr. females, first open show; Brittnay George, Winter Heifer Calf, first Jr. show, first open show and Sr. yearling, fourth Jr. show, fifth open show; Casey George, Winter Heifer Calf, third Jr. show, fifth open show-Fall Heifer Calf, first Jr. show, sixth open-Sr. Yearling Heifer, first Jr. show, first open show-Dry 3-4 year-old cow, second open show-Sr. 2 year-old cow, fourth open show-Jr. 3 year-old cow, second open show-Dry Age Cow, first Jr. show, first open show-Senior Champion Jr. Show, Dry Age Cow; Kalli Keen, Summer Yearling, first Jr. show, second open show-Winter Yearling-second Jr. show, second open show-Reserve Champion Jr. Show, Winter Yearling-Jr. 2 year-old cow, first Jr. show, first open show-Sr. 2 year-old cow, first Jr. show, first open show-Jr. 3 year-old cow, first Jr. show, first open show-Intermediate Champion Jr. Show, Jr. 2 year-old cow -Reserve Intermediate Champion Jr. Show, Sr. 2 year-old cow-Reserve Intermediate Champion, open show, Jr. 2 year-old cow-Grand Champion Jr. Show-Jr. 2 year-old cow-Reserve Grand Champion Fr. Show, Sr. 2 year-old cow. Jersey Show Results -- Quinton Keen, Fall Heifer Calf, third Jr. show, fourth open show -- Sr. Yearling Heifer, first Jr. show, first open -- Reserve Champion Jr. Show and open show. Brown Swiss Results -- Katy Taul, Summer Yearling Heifer, first Jr. show, first open show-Spring Yearling Heifer, first Jr. show, first open show.

Vinland Valley 4-H

Club has meeting

Vinland Valley 4-H Club met at Vinland Elementary School. Leader reports were given and new business was discussed. Fair entries are due by 5 p.m. June 30. The club voted to paint the bleachers at the Vinland Fair grounds at 5 p.m. July 6. The beef project members gave a project talk. Next month's meeting at 7 p.m. July 7 at Vinland Elementary School. The Buck and Stone families will be hosts.

Alumni reunion held

At Vinland School

The 87th meeting of Vinland Alumni was held at Vinland Elementary School with 80 alumni and guests in attendance. Mary Hicks Gensler, president, called the meeting to order. The scholarship committee presented $300 to Audrey Schenewerk who will attend Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minn. A thank you note was received from Audrey Messer for the 2002 scholarship. Martha Kelley Smith was the oldest graduate in attendance. The 50 and 60-year classes were honored. All members and friends closed with singing the school song, "The Purple and the Gold."

Pioneers 4-H Club

reports meeting

Pioneers 4-H Club met at the Rudman's home. Roll call was answered by "your favorite kind of car." Kalli Keen called the meeting to order. Presentations were given by Kristie Rudman, Stacey Rudman, Tom Wilson and Alyssia Rudman. The Capras led the club pledge and motto. The next meeting will be at the Keen's home.

Artwork sought

for exhibition

Artists from Lawrence and surrounding communities are invited to submit entries for the Third Annual Lawrence-Own-Your-Own art exhibition and sale, a benefit for visual artists of the Lawrence community and the Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center.

There is no entry fee. Work must be original and judging will be by slides. Only two and three-dimensional works are eligible. Artists may submit up to five slides (no photos) of their artwork.

Best of Show will receive $500; second place, $300; third place, $100. Five honorable mentions also will be awarded, valued at $50 to $100 each.

Patron Purchase Awards are currently being sought. Last year there were more than $14,000 in patron purchase awards before the exhibit opened.

In 2002 the show sold 46 of the selected 148 pieces, totaling more than $27,000 in sales with more than $5,500 donated to Bert Nash.

Entries (slides and entry form) must be postmarked by July 1 and sent to: Lawrence Own-Your-Own, 1628 Alvamar Dr., Lawrence, KS 66047.

The exhibit will be held Sept. 27-Oct. 5 in Lawrence.

Judge for the show is Carolyn McMaster, a writer, editor and photographer living in San Francisco and a founding member of the Bay Area Photographers Collective. She was arts editor of the Lawrence Journal-World from 1986 to 1990. Her articles have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Artweek, and the San Francisco Review of Books.

Lawrence Own-Your-Own is sponsored by the Lawrence Committee for the Advancement of the Visual Arts, a volunteer group whose purpose is to foster development of the local visual artist community through the exhibit and sale of area artists' work.

For more information or entry guidelines call (785) 843-7749, (785) 393-4598 or (785) 749-7440; or email or

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