Archive for Thursday, April 6, 2006

Baldwin Briefs

April 6, 2006

Artist and Lecture Series
schedules final event
The Amadeus Trio will perform at 7:30 tonight at Rice Auditorium on the Baker University campus.
Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for youth. Tickets are available at area banks and at the door.


Baldwin Community
Theatre sets auditions
Auditions for "Little Shop of Horrors" will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Baldwin Community Theatre office, 816 High St.


Fish fry scheduled
at Annunciation
A fish fry will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at Annunciation Catholic Church.
Catfish, fries, rolls, slaw and dessert will be served. Adults are $6 and children under 12 are $3.


Rainbow to sponsor
Easter Egg Hunt
Rainbow Preschool will have an Easter Egg Hunt from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 15, on the Baker University campus.
Egg hunts will begin at 11 a.m. and will be divided into age groups. There will be games, raffles, clowns, Easter Bunny, Ident-A-Kid and a silent auction. Participants must bring their own basket for the egg hunt.
MidAmerica Bank and Rainbow Experience Preschool are sponsors.


Ladies Bible study
set at Lighthouse
Ladies Bible study will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Lighthouse Baptist Temple. Community women are welcome to attend.


Scholarships to be
awarded to students
The Maple Leaf Festival Committee will select two Baldwin High School students, one male and one female, to receive $1,000 scholarships for post-high school educations.
The award is offered to juniors with honorable mention or higher academic standing who have participated in youth activities in the community. Applicants must fill out a form and write a short essay. Applications are available in the counseling office at BHS. Completed applications can be mailed to PO Box 564, Baldwin City, Attention: Boyd Maple Leaf Scholarship.
Applications must be received by April 17 to be considered. Award recipients will be announced at the BHS Awards Assembly in May.


Local student receives
PSU scholarship
Will Elniff has received a Director's Scholarship at Pittsburg State University for the 2006 fall semester. Elniff is a graduate of Baldwin High School. He is the son of Mary Traul, Lawrence.


BHS Alumni Association
reports news items
Baldwin High School Alumni Association will have its 119th annual banquet beginning at 4:30 p.m. May 13 in the high school cafeteria. Reservations must be in by April 27. Those not receiving the newsletter should confirm their address with Linda Ballinger at 594-3194.
The Heritage Scholarships that are awarded to third generation graduates are available. The student should be a third, fourth or later family member to graduate from the Baldwin school district system. Applications are available in the counselor's office. The deadline is April 15.


Optimist club to host
cancer motorcycle ride
The Ottawa Optimist Club is hosting a Childhood Cancer Motorcycle Ride May 13 at the Ottawa VFW. Registration is from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. For information, call Mike at (785) 242-7863.


Vinland Valley 4-H
Club reports minutes
The meeting of the Vinland Valley 4-H Club was called to order by Casey George, president. Roll call was answered by members spelling their name backwards.
Members of the Stull Busy Beavers club were guests. A thank you note was read from the Veterans. Paris Nottingham gave the treasurer's report. Sandy Stone gave the leader's report. Cheryl Hunsinger reported on record books.
A report was given on the Capital City Rabbit Show. Lacey Hunsinger received an incentive reward. She also reported on her electrical project. The May meeting is at Vinland Methodist Church at 7 p.m.


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.

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