Archive for Thursday, January 13, 2005

Baldwin Briefs

January 13, 2005

Book TALK to
host discussion
Discussion of "I'm A Stranger Here Myself" by Bill Bryson will be at 7 p.m. tonight at the Baldwin City Public Library. Discussion leader is Tom Prasch from Washburn University. The community is invited to attend.
The next book is "In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash" by Jean Shepherd and the discussion will be at 7 p.m. Feb. 10. Sponsors for Book TALK are Friends of the Baldwin City Library and the Kansas Humanities Council. Books are available for check out at the library.

Vinland FCE
to gather
The Vinland FCE will meet at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the home of Elizabeth Hemphill. Lola Ford will be co-hostess. Roll call will be answered by memories of early days of FCE. Elizabeth Hemphill will present the program, "Looking back and moving forward with FCE."

Ives Chapel UMW
to have meeting
The general meeting of the Ives Chapel United Methodist Women will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Fellowship Hall. Jeroldene Martin will be hostess and will lead the pledge service program, "Then and Now: 136 Years of Mission."

Evening Circle to
gather at Ives
The Evening Circle of Ives Chapel UMW will meet at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday in Fellowship Hall. Gail Guenther will serve as hostess, program and devotion leader.

Bible studies set
at Baptist Temple
Bible studies are available at 6 p.m. Sundays at Lighthouse Baptist Temple and at 7 p.m. Wednesday nights. Certified nursery attendants will be available to care for children for both times. Don Call will be leading the Sunday Bible Study.
Wednesday Night Choir meets at 8:15 p.m. at the church. Community members are welcome to attend the Bible Studies and Choir.

4-H council
reports meeting
The Douglas County 4-H Council met Dec. 20 at the Deal Six Auditorium at the fairgrounds. Douglas County 4-H Day will be Feb. 5 at Eudora High School. Each club is to donate a food item or assist by serving at LINK. Scholarship applications may be picked up at the extension office and are due by 5 p.m. Jan. 27.

S.H.A.F.F. 4-H Club
has meeting
The January meeting of the S.H.A.F.F. 4-H Club was called to order by Garland Miller, president. Roll call was answered by a goal to achieve this year.
Minutes were read and approved. Treasurer's report by Melanie Jones and reporter's report by Elizabeth Yardley were presented and approved. Diane Wingert spoke on the upcoming County Club Day. Jackie Holtz reported that the club raised $86 and collected a lot of canned goods for a family at the holiday season.
Diane Wingert asked for a parent to oversee the parliamentary practice for the next three meetings. Nancy Culley volunteered. Olivia Yardley spoke on her cat project. Daniel Jones talked on his woodworking project. Clayton Culley demonstrated his art project and Chris Kerr spoke on parliamentary practice to amend a motion. Jackson Wingert made a motion to adjourn. Clayton Culley seconded. Daniel Jones led the club members in a game. Refreshments were served by the Miller family.

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