Archive for Wednesday, March 5, 2003

Baldwin in brief

March 5, 2003

Friends of the Library

to review book

The Friends of the Library will have a book review of "Empire Falls" by Richard Russo on March 13 at 7 p.m. at the Baldwin Library. The book is available at bookstores or check with area libraries.

Palmyra 4-H Club

reports meeting

The Palmyra 4-H Club answered roll call to "Who is your Valentine?" Conner Nottingham gave a demonstration on making rope halters. Lindsey Hitchcock performed a reading that she gave at County Club Days. Cassidy Burkhart led a song and Ramie Burkhart led the game. Katie Krysztof gave safety tips about surviving the winter weather. Brianna Krysztof presented current events. The next meeting is tonight.

Jackson named

Citizen of the Week

Brandi Jackson has been selected Citizen of the Week at Baldwin Elementary School. Jackson, 10, is in Kathy Dorsey's fifth grade class. Her parents are Liesha and Scott Young, and her brother is Dennis. Her pet is Angel. Friends include Brenna, Salena, Crystal and Lacquin. Her hobbies are cleaning, swimming, basketball and collecting dolphins.

AAUW meeting

set for Thursday

Outstanding women in history will be the program theme for the Baldwin American Association of University Women meeting Thursday.

The meeting is set for 4:30 p.m. in the Baldwin City Library. Becky Henderson is in charge of the program. Evonne English will serve refreshments at 4:30 p.m., and the business meeting and program will follow at 5 p.m. with Jan Boyd, presiding.

BJHS students to compete

in solo festival Saturday

Students representing Baldwin Junior High School will compete at

the Washburn University College Music Educational National Conference 31st annual Junior High/Middle School Solo Festival set for Saturday on the WU campus. Approximately 550 students from 39 schools are scheduled for the contest.

Participants will include:

Low Brass: Emily Krysztof, Brandon Reed

Trumpet: Kayla Knoll

Voice: Jillian Hay, Kelsey Mallon, Carly Young, Katie Sigvaldson, Genevieve Busey, Zoey Fife, Kim Gilges, Sommer Brecheisen, Sarah Bezek, Marcy Clipponger, Colby Heckathorne, Brittany Tomlinson, Tracie Bacon, Callie Craig, Lauren Johnson

Teachers are Jodie Eldridge and William Cooper.

Chili Cook-Off

Contest scheduled

The third annual Chili Cook-Off Contest will be Saturday at Douglas County Fairgrounds Building 21 North. Judging begins at 5 p.m. and serving is from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Donations will be accepted with proceeds to Willow Springs Township Fire Dept.

Pioneers 4-H Club

has meeting

The Pioneers 4-H Club was called to order by Kalli Keen at the Capras' home. Citizenship and leadership activities were discussed. Demonstrations were given by Quinton and Anthony Capra on dog training and maintenance. The March 24 meeting will be at the Aushermans' home and will be parents' night.

Baker Professor to

receive award

Dr. Dee Hansen, Associate Professor of Music Education, Baker University in Baldwin City, and Connie Burket, Salina, have been selected to receive an award for Distinguished Service of the Year in Arts and Disabilities. They worked to develop and achieve State Board of Education approval for establishing a minimum state standard of one credit hour in Fine Arts for high school graduation. They created a series of workshops that bring together artists and educators to work toward more arts programming in Kansas schools and communities.

Students participate

in club auditions

Several area students participated in the General Federated Women's Club Auditions held Saturday on the Baker University campus. In First Level Voice, Jenna Dick, student of Dr. Susan Buehler, was awarded a Certificate. Jenna was sponsored by the local Hestia Study Club. In piano, Kelsey Heckathorne and Chris Trepinski (Lawrence) were awarded First Level Certificates, and Annie Parr was awarded a Second Level Certificate. All three students were sponsored by the GFWC Classics of Lawrence and all three piano students study with Trilla Lyerla.

World Day of Prayer

set for Friday

World Day of Prayer will be observed in more than 170 countries on Friday. The 2003 worship service was prepared by the women of Lebanon, who represent three Christian families: the Evangelicals, the Catholic and the Orthodox. The theme for this year's service is "Holy Spirit, Fill Us." The local service, hosted by Baldwin First United Methodist Women, begins Friday at 1:30 p.m. in the chapel.

Chapter CK of PEO

has meeting

Chapter CK of PEO met at the home of Morilla Fothergill. Jane Richards, Charlene Potter and Alice Ann Russell assisted. The program given by Ruth Dickinson was "Sharing the gift of Faith." The next meeting will be Tuesday with Carolyn Groves.

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