Archive for Wednesday, October 22, 2003

Baldwin in brief

October 22, 2003

Music departments to

present concert

The Baldwin Junior High and Baldwin High School vocal music departments will present a Fall concert today at 7:30 p.m. in the BJHS auditorium. The sixth grade elective, seventh grade mixed chorus, Chansonettes, BHS mixed chorus and the concert choir will perform. The choirs are accompanied by Stacia Dirks and Angie Bacon and directed by Jodie Eldridge. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.

Worden UMC

plans auction

Worden United Methodist Church is planning an auction on Saturday, Nov. 15, with all proceeds going to the building fund. For information or to donate an item for the auction, call 594-3894.

Donations needed

for WTCS

Baldwin City Business and Professional Women are sponsoring a donation drive project to coincide with the 75th anniversary of National Business Women's Week. Donations are needed for the Women's Transitional Care Center of Lawrence, an organization designed to provide help for battered women and children in crisis. The BPW will set up a table near the post office from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday. The following items are needed: household cleaning supplies, linens, personal care items, alarm clocks, new underwear, office supplies, solid colored new t-shirts. For children: diapers, pull-ups, art supplies, water based markers, scissors, books, board games, complete puzzles, toys, plastic bins. Cash donations will be accepted.

BPW offers loans

and scholarships

The Kansas BPW Educational Foundation funds loans and scholarships to qualified students enrolled in a Kansas college or university. Also, vocational scholarships are available. For more information and a copy of the instruction packet and application, contact Lisa Robertson at 594-2911. Applications must be completed and returned by Dec. 31, 2003.

Vinland UMC hosts

dinner and bake sale

Vinland United Methodist Church is hosting a chili and chicken noodle dinner and a youth group bake sale from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Donations will be accepted.

Energy options are

discussion topic

K-State Research and Extension and Douglas County Farm Bureau will host a meeting Nov. 4 beginning at 6:45 p.m. at Building 21 at the Douglas County Fairgrounds to discuss energy topics. Classes will be offered at different times during the evening discussing a variety of issues. Citizens can attend part or all of the classes. The meeting is free. Questions may be directed to the Farm Bureau, (785) 843-2395 or the Extension office, (785) 843-7058.

Senior Services

offers fall dance

Douglas County Senior Services will hold a Harvest Dance at 8 p.m. on Nov. 1 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, Lawrence. The band "Swing Shift" will perform. There will be a silent auction and food will be available. Donations will assist with community services including meals provided for the elderly. Senior Services helps people remain in their own homes. For more information, call the center at (785) 842-0543.

Rainbow Preschool

announces winner

Chad and Brooke Shorb, Baldwin City, and their children, Emmett Martin, Mariah Martin and Regan Shorb, won the raffle for the playhouse from Rainbow Experience Preschool which was held Sunday. Donations will be used for supplies and new equipment.

Hestia Club

reports meeting

Hestia Study Club met at the home of Henrietta Schoepflin with Mary Plank as co-hostess. Roll call was about the ways members volunteer. The program "Making the Most of Retirement" was presented by Connie Neuenswander, Charlene Potter and Shirley Wagner.

Hestia Study Club

Replaces park toy

The Hestia Study Club, with the help of city workers, replaced a broken horse at West Park, 11th and High streets, as a community improvement project. Wanda Cook worked with Terry McKinney to make the project a reality.

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