Archive for Thursday, May 13, 2004

Baldwin in brief

May 13, 2004

FCE schedules



The Vinland Family Community Education unit will meet May 18 at 1:30 p.m. at the Vinland Methodist Church. The lesson "Anti-microbial Resistance and the Food Supply" will be given by Mary Lou Brown. Hostess will be Freida Martin.

Evening Circle

to have meeting

The Evening Circle of Ives Chapel UMW will meet at 7:15 p.m. in Fellowship Hall on Wednesday with Joan Christian as hostess. Margie Adcock will lead devotions. The program will be presented by Laura Lea Radke.

Ives Chapel UMW

to meet

The Ives Chapel United Methodist Women will meet Wednesday at 1 p.m. in Fellowship Hall. Joy Uthoff is hostess and will also lead the program, "Interfaith Study--Faith Communities Living Together."


meeting scheduled

An organizational meeting has been set for June 26 from 10 a.m. to noon for those interested in forming a Red and Pink Hatters club. The meeting will be at Baldwin City Library, Seventh and High streets, in the meeting room.

Zuzzio named

USAA scholar

The United States Achievement Academy announced that Tony Zuzzio, Baldwin City, has been named an All-American Collegiate Scholar. The USAA has established the All-American Collegiate Award Program to offer deserved recognition to superior students who excel in the academic disciplines. The All-American Collegiate Scholars must earn a 3.3, or higher, grade point average. Only scholars selected by a school official or other qualified sponsor are accepted. These scholars are also eligible for other awards given by the USAA.

Zuzzio, who attends Baker University, was nominated by Lisa Johnston, Assistant Dean for Student Academic Services of Baker University. He will appear in the All-American Collegiate Yearbook.

Zuzzio is the son of Ted and Karen Zuzzio, Baldwin City, and the grandson of Eileen Zuzzio, Baldwin City, and Mr. and Mrs. Ben Grannemann, Hepler.

Sandal named

Governor's Scholar

Neela Sandal, Baldwin High School senior, was selected to attend the 21st Annual Governor's scholars Award Program on May 2, 2004, in Topeka. The ceremony honors the top academic one percent of Kansas high school seniors. The program is coordinated for the Governor by the Confidence in Kansas Public Education Task Force and is funded by donations from the Kansas Bankers Association and other private sector businesses in Kansas.

Morford nominated

for senior award

University of Evansville senior Casey Morford, Baldwin City, was recently nominated for the University's Outstanding Senior Award. He is the son of Laura Morford, Baldwin City, and John Morford, Farmers Branch, Texas. Students are selected for the award based on their service to the university, leadership qualities and involvement in campus activities.

Local youth win

at Kansas Classic

More than 200 youth from across the state competed at the Kansas Livestock Association Kansas Classic held May 1-2 at Hutchinson. The event attracted 460 head of cattle and sheep from nearly 60 Kansas counties. Local winners were: Leah Bond, Overbrook, champion Maine-Anjou steer; Morgan Trowbridge, Baldwin City, senior division reserve champion in sheep showmanship competition, and Paris Nottingham, Lawrence, junior division champion in showmanship competition.

Library committee

has meeting

A newly formed library improvement committee met May 4 at the library. Present at the meeting were head librarian, Kathy Johnston, assistant librarians, library board members, library volunteers and Dave Emig of Emig and Associates, Architects. The group discussed issues of limited space, the need to plan for future technology and growth of the community. A town meeting will be held in June and the committee would like to encourage all citizens to attend. A questionnaire is available at the library for patron ideas and comments.

StreamLink to

have training

The Kaw Valley Heritage Alliance will host its 7th Annual StreamLink Social & Training June 11 and 12 at the Webster Conference Center, Salina. StreamLink is Kansas' state-wide volunteer stream and water monitoring community network. More information is on the website at or call Grace at (785) 840-0700.

NEKLS hosts

system meeting

Kathy Johnston, head librarian, and Phyllis Braun, Becky Hayes, Rebecca McMillen, Sandra Johnson and Joe Simunac of Baldwin City Library, attended the Northeast Kansas Library System Annual Spring Assembly and System Meeting in April at Lawrence. Keynote speaker was Terry Clothier Thompson, author, quilt designer, historian and teacher from Lawrence who spoke on "Lewis & Clark: Quilts from the Journey." Approximately 125 librarians, trustees, library friends and volunteers attended the event. During the business meeting, officers were elected to the Executive Board, and the system plan and budget for 2005 were discussed and voted on.

Boating safety class

scheduled for Saturday

The Coast Guard Auxiliary is hosting a boating safety class Saturday at the Clinton Lake Marina, Lawrence. This is an eight-hour class from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The course will be "Kansas Boaters Safety Course" and upon passing the exam, the student will be issued a state certification card. There is no charge for this course, and the class is open to the public. For pre-registration contact Shirley Higgins (785) 841-1419 or Dave Chaffee (785) 887-6868.

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