Baldwin in brief
art fair and show
Vinland Elementary School will host an Art Fair and Mardi Gras Variety Show Friday starting with dinner at 5:30 p.m. The dinner will have red beans and rice, cornbread, Jambalaya party cake and a juice fountain. Art by the students will be on exhibit. The variety show begins at 7 p.m. Popcorn and cotton candy will be available for 25 cents.
Ives Chapel to host
A church-wide Mexican Fiesta, sponsored by Ives Chapel UMW and NOW Committee, will be Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. A Mexican meal will be served at noon. Speakers will be Tony Ikenberry, Susan Davis, Matt and Jeff Davis and Russell Wright who participated in mission trips to Mexico in 2003. Anyone interested is welcome to attend.
The Clearfield-Ives Chapel UMY will meet at 7 p.m. on Wed., Feb. 11 at Clearfield UM Church. Youth sixth through 12th grade are invited.
RWD No. 4 to
Rural Water District No. 4, Douglas County, will have its regular meeting beginning at 7 p.m., Tuesday, in the conference room of the district office.
CK of PEO to
Chapter CK of PEO will meet at 1p.m. Tuesday with Marlene Courtney. Judith Tanner will present the program.
Baldwin Junior High School will have its fourth annual basket auction on Wednesday, March 10 in conjunction with the eighth grade musical. Families and businesses can donate a basket or provide items for a basket. A book fair will also be available that evening. Contact Laura McCall, 594-2448 or Cheryl McCrary, 594-4870 with questions about the auction.
fair date set
The third Community Health Fair sponsored by Baker University has been scheduled for Saturday, March 27, from 9 a.m. to noon at Collins Gym.
Students to perform
with state groups
Two Baldwin High School students will be performing in the state-wide band and state-wide orchestra. Ellen Schroer and Lynne Lammers auditioned along with more than 900 students at Salina on Jan. 10 for a position in these groups. Schroer was selected as a member of the clarinet section in the band and Lammers was selected as a violinist for the orchestra. Both students will rehearse and perform at the Kansas Music Educators Association In-Service Workshop the end of February.
coach of the year
Ginny Honomichl, BHS science teacher, was named the Kansas State High School Activities Association's Woman 4A Coach of the Year.
Palmyra 4-H Club
Plamyra 4-H Club met at Ives Chapel UM Church. Caleb Horne, president, called the meeting to order. Roll call was answered by favorite thing to do in the snow. Katie Krysztof read minutes. Wesley Callahan presented the treasurer's report and the budget committee's report. The club will be in charge of concessions at the Spring Beef Show. The club voted to donate money to Katie Krysztof, Wesley Callahan and John Brown to help with expenses for Citizenship Washington Focus. Jaimie Goff performed a piano solo for the program. The meeting was closed with the club pledge and motto.
Pearson to celebrate
Raymond Pearson will celebrate his 99th birthday Feb. 12. Pearson has lived in the Baldwin area most of his life and is a retired farmer. He still enjoys his garden and visiting with friends and relatives. Pearson has two children, Ralph and his wife Marja of Baldwin, and a daughter, Mary Haid and her husband Elton of Lawrence, three grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and two great, great grandchildren.
He will celebrate with a family dinner on Feb.15.
needed in county
The Eudora Medical Service will be conducting First Responder classes for Douglas County residents in early March at the Eudora Township Fire Station. The classes will end the first week of May.
For more information, call Amy Miller at (785) 542-1938 or Sarah Hardin at (785) 542-1093.
American Red Cross
to host CPR class
The American Red Cross of Douglas County will host free adult CPR training on Feb. 28 at Lawrence Free State High School. Registration begins at 8 a.m., training will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Pre-registration is required. Space is limited. Call (785) 843-3550 to register. The training is open to Douglas County residents.
Buffalo Soldiers featured
at Ottawa exhibit
An exhibit of linocut relief prints and other art work about the Buffalo Soldiers of the 10th Regiment, U.S. Cavalry, by Tucson artist David Laughlin will be featured at the Carnegie Cultural Center, 515 S. Main, Ottawa, in February. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., six days a week, closed Sundays.
The 14th annual Reenactment: Civil War Heroes on the Home Front will be staged in Lincoln, Kan., on Feb. 13 and 14. Portrayal of heroes of the time, classic music and dances will be performed. Clydesdale horses will pull a stagecoach for rides through Lincoln's historical area. A meal of buffalo stew will be served. Call (785) 524-5133 for information.