Archive for Thursday, October 20, 2005

Baldwin Briefs

October 20, 2005

Vinland UMC to have

annual supper

Vinland United Methodist Church, 1724 N. 692 Rd., will have its annual chili/chicken noodle supper and homemade pies from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Free will donations will be accepted at the door.

Christmas items needed

for hospitalized Veterans

The American Legion Auxiliary is collecting Christmas items for Veterans at the Dwight D. Eisenhower Veterans Memorial Medical Center at Leavenworth. This year, personal items are needed for the Veterans such as sweatshirts, white socks, toothpaste and brushes, denture adhesive, denture cleaner, deodorant, hand lotion, combs and brushes, shaving cream, disposable safety razors, pens, cards, notepads, T-shirts, Bibles, hardback and paper books, crossword puzzle books, popcorn, coffee and snacks. Cookies are also needed, any kind, as many as you can bake. Items can be taken to Dale and Barbara Caruthers, 113 Ninth St. For information, call Wencel Jehle, 594-3100.

Flu shots available

from Douglas County

The Douglas County Health Department will have flu vaccinations available at the Baldwin Senior Center for high-risk population from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday. The cost will be $25.

Those having a Medicare card should bring it with them. The vaccines will be available to the general public from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Friday, November 4 at the Senior Center. Questions can be directed to the health department, (785) 843-3060.

Artist and Lecture Series

to present Amarcord

The Baker University Artist and Lecture Series will present "Amacord" at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the First United Methodist Church. The group is comprised of five former choristers of the famous St. Thomas Boys Choir, Leipzig, Germany. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for youth and are on sale at Baldwin's three banks, the Baker University business office or at the door. Season tickets are available for $40 for adults and $25 for youth. For additional information, call (785) 594-8421 or

Quilt guild to

have meeting

The Maple Leaf Quilt Guild will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, at the Baldwin Library. The program will be the film "The Cotton Theory Quilts." Mary Jane Gieringer will give the 10 minute tip.

ECKAN Agency to

distribute food items

The ECKAN Agency will distribute food items to eligible Douglas County commodity participants from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, at the American Legion Hall.

Family to celebrate

80th birthday

Family and friends will celebrate Bob Barkley's 80th birthday during an open house from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at 502 W. A St., Pomona.

Clearfield -- Ives youth

schedule meeting

The Clearfield -- Ives Chapel United Methodist Youth group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Ives Chapel UM Church. Youth 6th through 12th grade are invited.

Habitat to open

materials store

Lawrence Habitat for Humanity is opening a store at 800 Comet Lane, Lawrence, to sell parts and materials that were donated by individuals, businesses or contractors who are overstocked or have discontinued items.

The grand opening of the Habitat ReStore will be from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Two goals are to raise money to help with the construction of homes for low income families and to avoid having materials sent to landfills.

AARP to have meeting

The American Association of Retired Persons will meet at 11 a.m. Oct. 28 at the Lawrence Country Club. Bruce Flanders will speak about plans for the Lawrence Public Library. For reservations, call Suzanne at (785) 842-0446.

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