Archive for Thursday, March 17, 2005

Baldwin Briefs

March 17, 2005

Relay for Life meeting

is set for tonight

There will be a Baldwin City Relay for Life committtee meeting tonight at 7 p.m. at the Baldwin City Library. The relay will once again be in April.

Recreation commission

offers wood shop class

Baldwin City Recreation Commission will be offering a Wood Shop Class at Baldwin High School April 7 through May 26 from 7 p.m. to 9 pm.

For more information call BCRC 594-3670. Tom Harmon, shop teacher at the high school, will be teaching the class.

Disability support

seminar is April 13

The Douglas/Jefferson County Transition Council is sponsoring a Disability Support Seminar and Resource Fair for people with disabilities and their families on Wednesday, April 13, from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Lawrence Free State High School, 4700 Overland Drive. This is an opportunity for families and other residents of the area to gain firsthand information about available services and service providers.

The event begins with a Resource Fair from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. where nearly 70 community resources will be represented. Families will be able to explore options and gather information to assist them in accessing services and planning for their child's future from birth to adulthood.

Beginning at 6 p.m., a Disability Support Seminar will be held. This seminar will feature SRS Director of Community Supports and Services, Margaret Zillinger, and Assistant Director, Frank Stahl. They will present on supports, services and funding for various types of disabilities.

Immediately following the seminar until 7:30 p.m., the audience will be able to make contact with the agencies that have the services they need. Agencies represented include: Douglas and Jefferson Counties Infant Toddler, Tiny K Programs, Social and Rehabilitation Services Staff, Medicaid and SSI Staff, Vocational Rehabilitation Services, School District Staff, and Home and Community Based Service Waiver contacts for Physical Disabilities, Developmental Disabilities, Mental Health Disorders, Brain Injuries, Positive Behavior Supports and Technical Assistance.

For more information contact:

¢ Resource Fair: Sheila Vander Tuig, at 785/594-2737,

¢ Disability Supports Seminar: Matt Enyart, at 785/840-1603,

Annunciation hosts

Irish stew dinner

Annunciation Catholic Church will host its annual Irish stew dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. today. The menu includes beef stew, biscuits, drinks and homemade pie. Admission is by donation that will go toward a new church organ.

KASB to present

budget legislation

Kansas Association of School Board representatives will present the Kansas Legislature budget proposals at 7 p.m. Monday, March 28 at the District Office. The public is encouraged to attend.

ECKAN Agency to

distribute food

The ECKAN Agency will distribute food items to eligible Douglas County commodity participants from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday, March 24 at the American Legion Hall.

First UM Church

announces schedule

The First United Methodist Church has announced its services for Holy Week. March 20, Palm Sunday - Cantata: Harvest of Sorrows. March 24, Maundy Thursday -- Last Supper Reenactment. March 25, Good Friday Prayer Vigil, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 27, Easter Services -- 7:30 a.m. Contemporary Worship, 8:30 a.m. Breakfast, 10:45 a.m. Traditional Worship.

Quilt guild

to have meeting

Maple Leaf Quilt Guild will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 24 at the Senior Center. A 10-minute tip will be given by Sarah Wilson. The program will be a Trunk Show by Joyce Colton. Visitors are welcome.

Layton's Art on

display at PVCC

Elizabeth Layton's art is on display at the Carter Art Center Gallery at Penn Valley Community College, 3201 SW Trafficway, Kansas City, through April 1. Regular hours are noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and noon to 3 p.m. Saturday. April 1, the gallery will stay open until 9 p.m. For more information call (816) 759-4278 or visit

Rainbow to have

Easter Egg Hunt

An Easter Egg Hunt will be from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 26, on the Baker University campus. There will be games, egg hunts, clowns, raffles and prizes. The hunt is sponsored by Rainbow Experience Preschool and Mid America Bank.

ECKAN taking

scholarship requests

The East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation announces its annual request for applications for a $500 college scholarship. The applicant must be a graduating high school senior and reside within the service area: Anderson, Coffey, Douglas, Franklin, Lyon, Miami and Osage counties.

ECKAN believes that by offering a college scholarship to a deserving low-income Kansas youth, the ascent from poverty can be strengthened through higher education. Guidelines and applications are available at the office, 1320 S. Ash, Suite 203, PO Box 100, Ottawa, KS 66067, phone (785) 242-7450, ext. 201, or contact your guidance counselor. Applications must be postmarked no later than April 15 for consideration.

Clearfield -- Ives youth

schedule meeting

The Clearfield -- Ives Chapel United Methodist Youth Ministry will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Ives Chapel UM Church. Youth sixth through 12th grade are invited.

BHS alumni notices

need updating

BHS alumni notices were mailed, some addressed to parents of alumni. Call Linda at (785) 594-3194 or mail to P.O. Box 944, Baldwin City to update alumni addresses. Deadline for the third generation scholarship is April 15 and should be sent to the counselor's office at BHS. The banquet begins at 5 p.m. May 7 (Saturday before Mother's Day) at BHS. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m.

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 both times.

The choir is meeting at 8 p.m. on Sunday nights. Community members are welcome to attend Bible Studies and Choir.

Science Fair winners

are Baldwin residents

Aubrey Rinehart and Rhett Rinehart, Baldwin City, won awards at the 54th Annual Douglas County Science Fair last week. Aubrey, a fourth-grade student at Lawrence Virtual School, achieved Honorable Mention for her experiment, "A Splash of Color." Rhett's experiment, "Fat Finder," was designated "Best Experimental Project" for the K-1st division. Rhett is a Lawrence Virtual School first-grader.

Garrison to perform

at McKibbon Hall

Guest artist Leonard Garrison will perform at 7:30 p.m. Monday at McKibbon Recital Hall on the Baker campus assisted by J.D. Parr, clarinet, and Trilla Lyerla, piano.

Garrison is Instructor of Flute at the University of Tulsa; flutist in the Scott/Garrison Duo, and Acting Principal Flute of the Tulsa Opera. He teaches and performs at the Red Lodge Music Festival in Montana, and Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp in Michigan. He has been a soloist on National Public Radio's Performance Today, winner of the 2003 Byron Hester Competition, concerto soloist on both flute and piccolo with the Tulsa Philharmonic, and a frequent performer at National Flute Association conventions.

Leonard holds a Doctor of Music degree from Northwestern University, He received Master of Music and Master of Arts degrees from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. His Bachelor of Music is from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music.

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