Archive for Thursday, April 15, 2004

Baldwin briefs

April 15, 2004

BHS graduate gains

Westminster honor

Chapin Deel, a 2002 graduate of Baldwin High School, was recently initiated into the highest honor society on the campus at Westminster College in Missouri.

Only one student who will be a junior the next year is initiated into the group and that was Deel. During his senior year, he will lead the honor society group.

Ives Chapel UMW

schedules meeting

The general meeting of Ives Chapel United Methodist Women will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Fellowship Hall. Rosann Elder will lead study and meditation with the program focus on "Soul Knitting." Joy Uthoff is hostess.

Rainbow to have

parent meeting

Rainbow Experience Preschool will have a parent meeting Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Baldwin Elementary School Primary Center cafeteria, 700 Chapel, for those who have enrolled or are considering enrolling their children.

Staff and board members will be available to meet with parents and answer questions. Childcare services will not be available at the meeting.

Spring Day of

Caring set

The Roger Hill Volunteer Center, a service of the United Way of Douglas County, is sponsoring a Spring Day of Caring on Saturday, April 24, as the cap off to National Volunteer Week. As many as 300 volunteers will work at various project sites.

In Baldwin City, the Lumberyard Arts Center registered a Day of Caring project of trimming trees and shrubs around the building exterior. Volunteers are still needed. Contact the center to volunteer at 785-865-5030.

Ives Chapel celebrates

100th anniversary

The Ives Chapel United Methodist Church will celebrate its 100th anniversary on April 25 during the 11 a.m. worship hour. A fellowship meal will follow the service with a time of reminiscing in the afternoon. Former pastors, spouses and families have been invited. Friends of the church are welcome to attend.

ECKAN Agency to

distribute food

The ECKAN Agency will distribute food items to eligible Douglas County commodity participants on Thursday, April 22, at Legion Hall from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Rainbow Preschool

is accepting children

There is still time to enroll 2 1/2 to 5 year old children at Rainbow Preschool for the 2004-2005 school year. Call Angel at 594-8550 or (785) 691-7390.

Quilt guild to

have meeting

The Maple Leaf Quilt Guild will meet Thursday, April 22, at 7 p.m. at the Baldwin Senior Center. The program will be April Showers. Hostesses will be Lily Coultis and Diane Dietz. Visitors are welcome.

Angus Association

has new member

Mac Kenzie Flory, Baldwin City, is a new junior member of the American Angus Association. Junior members are eligible to register cattle, participate in programs conducted by the National Junior Angus Association and take part in association sponsored shows and other national and regional events.

Vinland FCE

to have meeting

The Vinland FCE will meet Tuesday at the home of Mary Lou Brown at 1:30 p.m. Elizabeth Hemphill will give the lesson "What do corn and carpet have in common?"

BHS senior

receives scholarship

Baldwin High School senior Cody Wilson received a $500 scholarship from the Mid-America Tire Dealers Association at the annual convention held in Salina. The award was one of eight given by the association representing dealers from Kansas, Nebraska and Oklahoma.

Tires & More owners, Riley and Sara Winkler, are members of the organization. As an employee of Tires & More, Cody was eligible to compete for this award. The Winklers and Cody's parents, Larry and LaDonna Wilson, were on hand in Salina for the award presentation.

KU students host

area students

Five hundred elementary and high school students from Lawrence, Baldwin City, Lecompton and Tonganoxie join students at the University of Kansas to experience the numerous cultures represented on campus during KU's 52nd annual International Awareness Week April 11--16.

Events for the week include International Jeopardy, Game Night with Student Union Activities, Belly Dance Workshop, International Fashion Show, Third Annual Phi Beta Delta "Picture the World" International Photography Exhibit, World Expo and Festival of Nations.

Clearfield reports

monthly meeting

Clearfield United Methodist women met April 10 at the church for their monthly meeting. Mariann Bradley, president, presided.

The lesson, "Lent/Easter -- The Women Looked On -- from a Distance: A Reflection of the Cross," was presented by Regina Strout. Muriel Rayson, Ottawa, guest speaker, shared that as a child of missionaries to China before World War II, she saw the destruction, fear and chaos that resulted from the bombing by Japan of the town where they lived in the interior of China. The next meeting will be May 8, at 9:30 a.m. at the church.

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