Archive for Thursday, October 27, 2005

Baldwin Briefs

October 27, 2005

St. John's to have

mission festival

The Annual Mission Festival at St. John's United Church of Christ, located one mile north of Worden, will begin at 11 a.m. Sunday. The speaker will be Chuck Preston, Topeka, retired missionary.

There will be a basket dinner at noon followed by a video presentation by Preston. Visitors are welcome to attend.


Fire station to be

open Halloween

The fire station will be open Halloween evening for trick-or-treaters to stop by. The firemen will be passing out treats from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Lighthouse Temple

hosts dinner

Lighthouse Baptist Temple has a dinner the last Sunday of each month following Sunday worship services. Everyone is welcome.

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 possible. Items can be taken to Dale and Barbara Caruthers, 113 Ninth St. by Nov. 1. For information, call Wencel Jehle, 594-3100.

Lighthouse temple

to have hayride

Lighthouse Baptist Temple is hosting a potluck and hayride at 5 p.m. Saturday at the home of Randy and Brenda Henry, 3248 Thomas Rd., south of Baldwin. Community members are welcome to attend.

Chicken/noodles set

at Ives Chapel

Ives Chapel United Methodist Church will have its annual chicken and noodle supper beginning at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, sponsored by the United Methodist Women.

BHS blood drive to

Benefit locals

A blood drive to benefit local patients will be held from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday at the Baldwin High School cafeteria. The blood drive will be conducted by Community Blood Center, provider of blood services to area hospitals. To sign up, call Laura Beaulieu at 594-2725.

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. Nov. 4 at the Senior Center. Questions can be directed to the health department, (785) 843-3060.

Bicycle found

on Dearborn

A bicycle was found at Ninth and Dearborn streets. Identify and claim at the Baldwin Police Department.

JAAA warns public

about callers

Jayhawk Area Agency on Aging, Inc. warns senior citizens not to give out social security numbers to callers who say they are enrolling for the Medicare Part D Prescription Drug program.

Seniors with Medicare can enroll in the Medicare Part D Prescription Drug program after Nov. 15 and not before. Never give out personal information over the phone. Call Senior Health Insurance Counseling for Kansas, (800) 860-5260, or Jayhawk Area Agency on Aging, (785) 235-1367, for information.

Piano students

perform recital

Piano students of Trilla Lyerla performed in recital Oct. 22. Participating were Brian Cooper, Taylor Wallis, Halley Henderson and William Duncan, Baldwin City, and Mikita Popel, Overland Park.

William Duncan

Received 1+ rating

William Duncan, 16, son of Merle and Debby Duncan, Baldwin City, received a 1+ rating at the Kansas Music Teachers Association Fall Honor Auditions held at the University of Kansas Oct. 15.

Duncan performed memorized works by Chopin and Beethoven and earned the right to compete at the KMTA State Honors Auditions to be held at Pittsburg State University Nov. 12.

Music festival and

piano class presented

On Saturday, Oct. 22, Baker University's Collegiate Music Educators National Conference (the student chapter of MENC, a professional organization for music educators) and Trilla Lyerla, Director of BU Music Prep School, offered a fall music festival and piano masterclass for area students.

Participating in the event were Wyatt Parmley, Betsy Parmley, Allie Scherger, Ally Foye, Courtney Masrud and Anna Nichols. Baker University student instructors included Monica Sullins (CMENC president), Christa Webster (CMENC vice-president), Dana Phleps, Jeremy Frye, John Radenburg, Austin Maxwell and Jessica Lenhart.

A similar festival is planned for the spring semester. A holiday recital presented by area youngsters taking lessons in the BU Music Prep School will be Dec. 6.

JAAA to host

workshop

Jayhawk Area Agency on Aging, Inc., will host a workshop entitled, "Don't be afraid to ask, caring for the caregiver," from 4:45 p.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 7. The workshop will be held at 745 Vermont, Lawrence, and is free. Reservations must be made by Nov. 1. Contact Angi Heller-Workman, (785) 235-1367.

Bible Studies set

at Baptist Temple

Bible Studies and kids' programs 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 7:15 p.m. on Sunday nights. Community members are welcome to attend Bible Studies and Choir.

Sunday morning at 10:30 a.m. children five and older can participate in learning activities during worship. The group is called Patch the Pirate.

Hestia Club reports

two meetings

Hestia Study Club, a member of the second district GFWC of Kansas, opened its new year in September at the home of Laura Lauridsen with an Italian supper served by Mary Swan, Loretta Robson and Anita Neuenswander.

The club's program theme is "Knowledge... Informs, Enables, Empowers." Lauridsen and Neuenswander presented the program, "Marking Your Knowledge" by making bookmarks.

The October meeting was at the home of Anita Neuenswander with Connie Neuenswander assisting. Vera Brecheisen and Mary Jane Chubb gave the program on nutrition.

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