Baldwin in brief
Pom Squad to
have car wash
The Baldwin High School Pom Squad will have a car wash at Mid America Bank Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. to raise funds for a November trip to Orlando to perform with the BHS band. Tickets will be available from girls on the squad for a donation or a donation can be made at the car wash. For information, call Deana Smith at 594-2100 or 594-6881.
Blood center to
The Baldwin City Rotary Club is sponsoring a visit of the Community Blood Center to Baldwin City Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon in the American Legion Hall, Eighth and High streets. Appointments can be scheduled by calling Roger White at (785) 883-2736, or donors can walk in. The Community Blood Center requests donors be at least 17 years old and weigh at least 110 pounds. Donors should bring identification. Drink plenty of water before donating.
Ives Chapel hosts
Vacation Bible School, sponsored by Ives Chapel and Clearfield United Methodist churches will be July 12-16 at Ives Chapel from 9 to 11:30 a.m. for children ages three to 12.
BHS Class of 1999
The Baldwin High School class of 1999 will have its five-year reunion 7 p.m. Saturday, July 31 at The Lodge. Contact Ray Vaughn at (913) 980-4232 or Brandie Wilson at (501) 230-4686 for more information.
Rebecca Verhaeghe, Baldwin City, attended the National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine in Philadelphia, Pa., June 20-29. Having demonstrated academic achievement and an interest in a career related to science and health, Verhaeghe joined more than 360 outstanding high school juniors and seniors from across the United States at the forum. She learned first hand from medical professionals about medical ethics, the global effects of infectious disease, genetic research, public health and many other subjects relevant to the field.
The students visited some of the best institutions for medical learning and research in the country and had the opportunity to interact with doctors, nurses, scientists and professors to gather a greater understanding of medical history, standards and trends. The NYLF is a nonprofit, educational organization committed to empowering young people with the confidence to make well-informed career choices. For additional information, visit www.nylf.org.
More than 1,625 students are earning semester honors from Kansas State University for their academic performance during the 2004 spring semester, while 201 students are being awarded May 2004 graduation honors in recognition of outstanding academic performance in their undergraduate work.
Baldwin K-State students who received honors are Brian Bondurant, Jami Dempsey, Aaron Lewis, Holly Oakleaf and Johnnie Taul.
Health and wellness
Expo to Lawrence
Therapy Works, P.A. is sponsoring a Health and Wellness Expo on Saturday, July 17 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. More than 40 organizations and businesses will be available. There will be entertainment throughout the day, free car seat checks, makeovers by a salon and blood donations will be accepted. The Health and Wellness Expo is free to the public. For more information, contact Dena Johnston at (785) 749-1300.