Archive for Thursday, August 17, 2006

Baldwin Briefs

August 17, 2006

Cookies and punch to
celebrate 90th at library
The Baldwin City Public Library will celebrate its 90th birthday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Friday. Community members are invited to attend and share in the celebration with cookies and punch at the library.

Helping Hands sets
food distribution
Helping Hands group at Wellsville Family Worship Center will distribute free food for those in need from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the church. For more information, call (785) 883-2533.

First UM Church
hosts general meeting
The general meeting luncheon hosted by Sarah First Half Circle will be Wednesday at the First United Methodist Church. The program will be "Peace That Passes All Understanding" and the World Thank Offering.

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. Aug. 24 at the Baldwin City American Legion Hall.

Quilters guild to
meet Thursday
The Maple Leaf Quilters Guild of Baldwin City will meet at 7 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Baldwin City Public Library. Visitors are welcome to attend.

Men to have
prayer breakfast
The men of Lighthouse Baptist Temple will have a prayer breakfast Saturday at the church. Breakfast is served at 8:30 a.m. Area men are welcome to attend.

Wednesday services
include light supper
A light supper will be available before Wednesday night services at Light House Baptist Temple. Spaghetti, salad, toast and dessert will be served at 6 p.m. followed by services. Community members are welcome to attend.

Venable and Zuzzio
to be honored
Students, friends and acquaintances are invited to attend an evening of recognition for Merle Venable, head football coach at Baldwin High School starting in 1968, and Ted Zuzzio, assistant football coach.
The meeting place will be at the Baldwin City Municipal Golf Course,beginning at 6 p.m. on Oct. 14, homecoming weekend. For information, e-mail George McCrary at or call (785) 865-8652.

Honor roll listed
at Garden City CC
Garden City Community College has announced honor rolls for the Spring 2006 semester. Included in the list is Casey Coates, Baldwin City, who qualified for the Dean's Honor Roll. To be included in the Dean's Honor Roll, a grade point average of 3.2 to 3.9 must be achieved.

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 fireworks. 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.

S.H.A.F.F. 4-H Club
has meeting
The August meeting of S.H.A.F.F. 4-H Club was called to order by Daniel Reese. Roll call was answered by favorite ice cream flavor. Minutes were read and approved with one correction. Treasurer's report and reporter's report were read.
Tim Kunard reported that the club was introducing a new division, hunting skills. Denise Lowe spoke on state fair entries, record books and premium checks. After discussion, a motion was made and seconded to use $100 from the general fund for $100 for 100 years of 4-H in Kansas.
Greg Neis spoke on making a float for Wellsville Days. A motion was made and seconded to participate. Abby Reese demonstrated how to make chocolate chip bar cookies. Elizabeth Yardley showed her two chickens from her poultry project. Olivia Yardley spoke on her horse project. The September meeting will be elections. The meeting was adjourned.

Vinland Valley
4-H Club gathers
The Vinland Valley 4-H Club met in August at the Baldwin City pool. Bailey Brown called the meeting to order. Roll call was answered by favorite part of the fair.
A thank you note was read by Kelly Baker from Dale Baker for the scholarship the club awarded him. Regan Zaremba read a thank you note for her fair award. Amanda Miller requested pictures for her scrapbook. Amy Stone read reports of committees.
The Sept. 4 meeting will be at the Vinland Methodist Church at 7 p.m. Record books are due at this meeting.

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