Archive for Thursday, March 3, 2005

Baldwin Briefs

March 3, 2005

Vinland Cemetery

to have meeting

Vinland Cemetery Association has scheduled its annual meeting at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Vinland United Methodist Church.

Shirley Flory to

celebrate 80th

Shirley Flory, Baldwin City, will celebrate her 80th birthday from 3 to 5 p.m. at Holcom Park Center, 2700 W. 27th St., Lawrence. The event will be hosted by the family. No gifts please.

Historical society

schedules meeting

The Santa Fe Trail Historical Society potluck and annual meeting will be at 6 p.m. Sunday at the First United Methodist Church in Fellowship Hall. Bring a potluck dish and table service. Drinks will be furnished.

RWD No. 4

to meet Tuesday

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.

Women's retreat

set at Eldorado

A retreat for women has been scheduled at Eldorado April 8 and 9. Registrations are due by March 15. Call Lighthouse Baptist Church at 594-4101 for information.

Baldwin Library

hosts Book TALK

The Book TALK discussion for 7 p.m. on March 10 will feature "Mama Makes Up Her Mind" by Bailey White. Books are available for checkout at the library.

Sara Tucker, associate professor of history at Washburn University, will be discussion leader.

The last book discussion in the series, "I'm A Stranger Here Myself" by Bill Bryson, will be April 7 at the Baldwin Library.

Lighthouse hosts

women's Bible study

A women's Bible study is held at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at Lighthouse Baptist Temple. Women interested in studying the Bible are welcome to attend.

GCCC releases

fall honor rolls

Garden City Community College released honor rolls for the Fall 2004 semester. Full-time students enrolled in eight or more credit hours, who attained a grade point average of 3.2 to 3.9 qualified for the Dean's Honor Roll. On the list for the Dean's Honor Roll was Casey Coates, Baldwin City.

Baldwin Cemetery

to have meeting

The Baldwin Cemetery Association will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the office at Oakwood Cemetery.

Boating safety

course offered

Members of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will offer a one-day boating class to the boating public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on March 19 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, 325 Maine, Lawrence. There is no charge for the course. An open book examination will be given at the end of the course. Completion of the course will satisfy the educational requirement of the State of Kansas for persons to operate a motorboat, sailboat or personal watercraft. To pre-register for the course, contact Shirley Higgins at (785) 841-1419 or David Chaffee at (785) 887-6868.

CCCS schedules

meeting on finances

The Consumer Credit Counseling Services, a United Way Agency, will host "Discover More Dollars" from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the United Way Building, 2518 Ridge Court, Lawrence. The workshop is designed to help participants map out a road to financial success. There is no charge but reservations may be made by calling (785) 749-4224, ext. 369, or (800) 383-0217, ext. 369.

Worden UM Church

hosts Hands of Glory

Worden United Methodist Church will host Hands of Glory Sunday at a special 10:30 a.m. worship service. The group will present Contemporary Christian Music in sign language.

BHS Alumni should

mark calendar

The Baldwin High School Alumni Banquet will be Saturday, March 7. The banquet is held the Saturday before Mother's Day each year.

Sam Scott moved

to 4.0 GPA list

Because of an error when grades were being recorded at the high school, Sam Scott, sophomore at Baldwin High School, should have been on the 4.0 grade-point average list rather than the 3.5 list.

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