Archive for Thursday, August 26, 2004

Baldwin in brief

August 26, 2004

Palmyra Township

changes meeting

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The Palmyra Township Board meeting scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Aug. 31 has been rescheduled for August 30 at 7:30 p.m.

Ives hosts annual

salad supper

The annual salad supper hosted by Ives Chapel United Methodist Women will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in Fellowship Hall. A program will follow in the sanctuary. Church women's groups from the Baldwin community and Trailside Parish are guests.

Red Hatters set

initial meeting

Newly formed Baldwin City Red Hatters will meet Saturday at Three Sister's Inn, 11th and Ames streets, at 10 a.m. Bring your red hat and items to put on it. RSVP by Friday at 594-3194.

Palmyra 4-H Club

reports meeting

Palmyra 4-H Club met at the Krysztof home after attending the club tour and a potluck supper. Homes attended were Gaylord's, Patrick's, Bein's, Callahan's, Horne's and Krysztof's. Caleb Horne called the meeting to order. Katie Krysztof read the minutes of the last meeting. Special guest was Kim Davis, 4-H agent from the Extension Office. Nominations for officers were taken. The next meeting will be Sept. 1 at Ives Chapel. Caleb Horne closed the meeting with the club pledge and motto.

Cheerleading squad

to be formed

Second through sixth graders that would like to cheer for the Baldwin Youth Football team and learn the basics of cheerleading should contact Kelli Harris at (785) 760-1585 or Lee Hanson 594-2735. Practices will be Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:45 to 5 p.m. and games will be Sunday afternoons. The season is Sept. 12 to the end of October. The cost is $50 per child.

Smith has art

on display

Edwin Smith, Baldwin City, is displaying his paintings of wild animals at the Ad Astra Gallery, 205 W. Eighth St., Lawrence. The gallery is open Wednesday through Saturday from 1 to 9 p.m. Smith's paintings will be on display now until Sept. 11. The opening reception will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the gallery.

Sunflower plant

to have picnic

Retirees and former employees of Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant will have a Sunflower Picnic at 3 p.m. Sept. 19 at Kill Creek Park, Shelter House No. 1, 11670 S. Homestead Lane, Olathe. Those planning to attend are asked to bring a dish according to last name and bread, drinks, table service and lawn chairs. Alcoholic beverages are not allowed in the park.

Those with last names A to J are asked to bring a casserole, meat or chicken; K to Q brings a salad (fruit or vegetable); R to Z brings a dessert.

A donation will be taken to cover the park rental and postage.

Directions to the shelter house: Exit Highway 10 on Kill Creek Road (east of De Soto), go south about three miles, turn right on 115th Street, go 1/4-mile west and turn left on Homestead Lane. Go south to the Kill Creek Park Entrance and make a right turn into the park. Follow the park road to Shelter House No. 1.

For more information, call Lou Simmons at (785) 832-1850; Karen Frankenfield at (785) 841-1750; Dave Aiken at (785) 842-8503 or Gaynel Meglemre at (913) 888-3221.

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