Archive for Thursday, May 26, 2005

Baldwin Briefs

May 26, 2005

Auxiliary to have

poppies for veterans

The American Legion Auxiliary Poppy Day will be Saturday. A representative of the auxiliary will be in front of the post office Saturday morning. Donations are appreciated for the hospitalized veterans.

Legion to have

memorial services

The Lloyd Beaton Post No. 228 of the American Legion will have Memorial Day services at 10 a.m. Monday at Oakwood Cemetery. Col. Mark Marks, Lawrence, will be the guest speaker.

The Baldwin Brass Ensemble from the Baldwin Community Band will provide music from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Everyone is welcome to attend the tribute to American Veterans.

Friends to sponsor

City-wide sales

Friends of Baldwin City Library will sponsor city-wide garage sales Saturday, June 4, beginning at 8 a.m. Directories listing garage sale sites will be available to the general public at 8 a.m. Saturday morning at the library for $1.

McPherson College

announces awards

McPherson College announced awards for the 2004-05 academic year. Listed among the students was Michael Jardon, sophomore from Baldwin City.

Jardon was recognized for having his artwork chosen to be juried in the Prairie Arts Competition in Sterling and receiving the Excellence in Competition Exhibition Award. Jardon was also a staff member of the school newspaper, "The Spectator" that was honored at the Kansas Associated Collegiate Press Awards in the four-year private college division with 10 awards for writing, page design, illustration and photo essay entries.

CCCC announces


Cloud County Community College, Concordia, will graduate 250 students. Brandon Elston, Overbrook, will be among the graduates. He will receive an Associate of Science degree.

Strings camp set

for youth

Topeka Symphony will sponsor a Summer Strings Camp July 25-29 at Washburn University. Deadline to register is July 18. For more information, call 785-232-2032.

Hestia Study Club

reports meeting

Hestia Study Club met May 19 at the home of Loretta Robson with Pam Colson as co-hostess. Roll call was answered with a historical figure I'd like to meet. Henrietta Schoepflin gave a parliamentarian talk. New officers were elected. Charlene Potter presented a program on "Living History Characters."

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