Archive for Thursday, August 10, 2006

Baldwin Briefs

August 10, 2006

Arts center to
host fundraiser
A taco and enchilada supper will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the Lumberyard Arts Center, 718 High St.
Entertainment will be provided by the Baldwin City Community Theater Children's Workshop from 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Participants can watch or help glaze mugs for the September Cuppa Java Art Walk, an annual event put on by the Baldwin Community Arts Council.


Senior services to visit
Baldwin Senior Center
Katie Glendening from Douglas County Senior Services will visit the Baldwin Senior Center at 11 a.m. Friday to talk about the 911 Cell Phones for Seniors program available to Douglas County seniors.
The phones can only contact 911 operators and are for emergency use. There is no cost for the 911 cell phone and any senior is eligible to receive one. Phones will be available at the presentation.
Contact Kathryn Russell at 594-2409 to reserve a meal. Glendening can be reached at (785) 842-0543.


Ives Chapel Day Circle
to have meeting
The Day Circle of Ives Chapel United Methodist Women will meet at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church to travel to Perkins Restaurant in Lawrence for breakfast. During that time there will be devotions and a short business meeting. After breakfast, the group will visit the LINK program.


Pioneer 4-H Club
reports minutes
The Pioneer 4-H Club meeting was called to order by Mark Jehle. Roll call was answered with favorite firework. Kayla Blevins presented the reporter's report.
The Wilsons announced that CWF applications are due in September and another VIP training will be in August. The August meeting will be at Bloomington Park at Clinton Lake.
Mrs. Laughlin presented a program on showing dogs. The entertainment was a water fight. The meeting was adjourned.


AARP sets
annual picnic
The American Association of Retired People, Lawrence, will host its annual picnic on Aug. 25 in the north end of Building 21 at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.
A catered meal at 11:30 a.m. will be followed by entertainment. For reservations, call (785) 865-3787.

Summer Reading
announces results
The Baldwin City Public Library has announced the book numbers from the Summer Reading Program. There were 411 enrolled, 332 recorded books they read, 252 (61 percent) completed requirements, 81 did not complete requirements and 79 did not register any books.
The top readers for 2006 were: Tammy's Tots, 92 books each; Preschool -- Lane and Kelsey Keith, 60 books and Josie and Jack Boyle, 47 books; Kindergarten -- Erin Grosdidier, 50 books, Devin Owings, 40 books, Lyle Story, 40 books and Conner Jacques, 40 books; First Grade -- Readers, Jade Slavin, 15 books and Howard Frazier, 14 books, Listeners -- Olivia LaFountain, 45 books, Emily Bennett, 40 books, Garrett Owings, 40 books; Second Grade -- Caitlin Jacques, 40 books and Samantha Green, 40 books; Third Grade -- Amy Pouliot, 46 books; Fourth Grade -- Nathan Masson, 26 books and Grace Mader, 3,532 pages; Fifth Grade -- Noland Peters, 28 books, Morgan Linder, 19 books and Emily Pouliot, 19 books; Sixth Grade -- Mattie LaFountain, 18 books and Elizabeth Masson, 18 books; Seventh Grade -- Nicollette Haskell, 914 pages and Elizabeth Sigvaldson, 835 pages; Eighth Grade -- John Robbs, 829 pages; Ninth Grade, Michael Pouliot, 4,573 pages; Tenth Grade -- Brianna Krysztof, 6 books; Twelfth Grade -- Laura Pouliot, 2,151 pages, Emily Krysztof, 8 books; Adult -- Crystal Turner, 6 books.

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