Archive for Wednesday, September 24, 2003

Baldwin in brief

September 24, 2003

Baldwin City BPW

hosts annual coffee

Baldwin City Business and Professional Women met for their Annual Coffee Time at Espress Yourself on Aug. 21 with 38 guests present. The program included guest speaker Ruth Williams, state BPW president, of Manhattan, and Liz Kundin of Edward Jones Investments in Lawrence. Also in attendance was Kathy Niehoff, state president-elect.

BPW offers an opportunity for area women to become familiar with what is happening on Capitol Hill with regards to women's issues and a way for women to network with one another.

Baldwin City BPW annually offers scholarship money for girls in high school, women and men in college and career women returning to school for non-credit and credit courses. Kansas BPW Loan and Foundation offers nine scholarships and interest free loans. For more information regarding scholarships or information about BPW, contact Lisa Robertson at 594-2911.

Meetings are held at 6:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month at Vintage Park.

Vinland Valley 4-H

reports meeting

The Vinland Valley 4-H Club met at the Vinland Elementary School. Roll call was answered by favorite color leaf. Record books were turned in. Members voted to pay for tickets to Worlds of Fun. The next meeting is election of officers and enrollment. Host families for the October meeting are the Tuleys and Emerys.

Hestia Study Club

gathers for meeting

Hestia Study Club met for supper at the home of Charlene Potter and Mary Jane Chubb with Carolyn Groves and Shirley Wagner as co-hostesses. The program was an informative health talk by George McCrary. Charlene Potter, president, opened the meeting with the flag salute. The minutes, treasurer's report, committee report and GFWC magazine report were given. Secret pal gifts were exchanged and the meeting adjourned.

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