funds for community
Garrett Burkhart and Austin Ward provided the drum roll as the Baldwin Elementary Primary Center waited to hear the results of the December coin collecting for the Community Emergency Fund.
The students had collected $1,074.51 for the fund. Mrs. Burdine Taylor's and Mrs. Teresa Muhl's class collected the most, $241.54, and received a popcorn and pop party for their efforts. The student council gave candy canes to the rest of the classes for their hard work.
Hestia Club reports
Hestia Study Club had their Christmas meeting at the home of Marlene Courtney with Charlene Potter as co-hostess. Roll call was answered by how to get into the Christmas spirit. Linda Lees was welcomed as a new member.
Each member brought Christmas cookies and trays were prepared for the retirement communities. The Christmas party was held and secret pals were revealed. Refreshments were served.
Nearly 1,400 students were candidates for graduation at Kansas State University for the fall semester. Commencement ceremonies were held Dec. 10 and 11 on the Manhattan campus. Included in the graduates was Megan Rose Kalb, who received a B.S. in apparel and textiles. Kalb is a Baldwin High School graduate.
Palmyra 4-H Club
The monthly meeting of the Palmyra 4-H Club was at Ives Chapel United Methodist Church. Wesley Callahan called the meeting to order. Jaimie Goff read the minutes from the last meeting. Emily Krysztof gave the treasurer's report. The club collected toys for the Toys for Tots program. Snowmen were made for the program. The next meeting is Jan. 5 at 7 p.m. at Ives Chapel.