Archive for Wednesday, March 12, 2003

Baldwin in brief

March 12, 2003

Ives Evening Circle

meets today

The Evening Circle of Ives Chapel will meet tonight at 7:15 p.m. Jeanette Kalb is hostess. Cathy Gilges will lead devotions. The agenda will be the planning of the Mother-Daughter Banquet scheduled for April.

Masons serve annual

biscuits and gravy

Palmyra Lodge No. 23 will have its Annual Biscuits and Sausage Gravy Breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the Masonic Temple, 807 High. Proceeds will be used to sponsor a Baldwin High School band student to the "Kansas Masonic All-State High School Marching Band Camp" at Wichita State University, July 22-26 and other charitable projects. Tickets are available from any Palmyra Lodge member or at the door.

Irish Stew served

at Catholic Church

The Annual Irish Stew Dinner will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Annunciation Catholic Church. The menu includes beef stew, biscuits and homemade pie. Admission is by donation. The church is located one-third mile north of Baldwin on Douglas County Road 1055.

Ives Chapel UMW

To gather for lunch

The Ives Chapel United Methodist Women will meet for a noon luncheon on March 19 at Fellowship Hall. Leone Twichell is hostess. Joy Uthoff will lead the program.

Legion and Auxiliary

host potluck dinner

The American Legion and Auxiliary will have the annual birthday party and potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m. March 19 at Legion Hall, 803 High. Members are encouraged to bring guests as several state officers will be attending. The "Vintage Memoirs" from Lee's Summit will entertain. A free will offering will be taken.

Frerking selected

Citizen of the Week

Jeffrey Frerking has been named Citizen of the Week at Baldwin Elementary School. Frerking, 6, is in Jean Reimer's first grade class. His parents are Randy and Stephanie and his siblings are Timothy, Katy and Nicole. His friends include Dylan, Katie, Jack and Mrs. Kivett. He likes to collect Batman toys, read and play ball with dad.

Vinland Valley 4-H

Club has meeting

Vinland Valley 4-H Club met at Vinland Elementary School. Roll call was answered by a favorite green thing to wear. Members discussed the upcoming Capital City Rabbit Show concessions. Members should bring a pie. The 2003 fair schedule of events and changes were announced. The program was talks on pet and rabbit projects. Leah Hoelscher and her dog, Sam, demonstrated pet behavior and grooming. Krystal and David Bateson, Lacey Hunsinger and Blake Shields brought their rabbits. Next month's meeting is April 7 at the school. Host families will be the Hoelschers and Fifes.

WSU honors

Presidential Scholars

More than 670 high school juniors and guests visited the Wichita State campus during this year's Presidential Scholars programs. The programs honored the top 10 percent of Kansas' high school junior class. The students attended a luncheon and received a framed certificate to commemorate their academic accomplishments. The Baldwin students who attended were Kyla M. Lewis and Brian S. Wendt.

Oakwood Cemetery

to have meeting

Oakwood Cemetery will have its annual meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the office building on the cemetery grounds.

Meeting planned for

Vinland Ed Unit

The Vinland Family Community Education Unit will meet Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. with Virgie Pfantz as hostess. The lesson "What do you stand for?" will be given by Mariann Bradley. Roll call will be answered by "Have you written your legislator?"

Rainbow Preschool

enrollment set

The Rainbow Experience Preschool will have enrollment forms available for new students beginning Saturday at Baldwin City Market and Baldwin Elementary School, Room 101. Enrollment day is April 5 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the preschool.

Relay for Life

reschedules meeting

Because of weather conditions, the Relay for Life Team Captain Kick-Off Meeting that had been scheduled for 9 p.m. March 4 was cancelled. It has been rescheduled 8 p.m. today in the Collins Center Classroom.

Loan basics seminar

set for Tuesday

The KU Small Business Development Center will present small business financing seminar entitled, Loan Basics: Understanding the Loan Process, from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday.

The seminar, led by Tony Augusto of Go Connection, will feature a discussion on various issues to consider when applying for a small business loan as well as the options available to small business owners. Tony utilizes his experience in the banking industry to paint a clear picture of the "dos" and "don'ts" when approaching commercial lenders. Go Connection administers the SBA micro-loan program for Douglas County. The seminar will be located at the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce offices at 734 Vermont St. in Lawrence. The cost is $20 per participant.

Pre-registration is encouraged at (785) 843-8844, or stop by the KU-SBDC office to register. Seating is limited.

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