Annual show for
African Violet club
The Lawrence African Violet Club will have its annual show from noon to five p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, at the South Park Recreation Center. The public can enter violets in the non-member category. Entries received from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Sunday. Call Walter Murphy for questions (785) 842-7615.
softball and cookout
Lighthouse Baptist Temple will have its annual Youth/Parent Softball Game and Cookout at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the church. Community members are welcome to attend.
Ikenberry to serve
Special recognition of Tony Ikenberry will be observed during the Ives Chapel United Methodist Church worship service at 11 a.m. Sunday He will be leaving in September for Bangledesh where he will serve as a missionary in a Christian school. He will teach South Korean children to speak English as a second language, and will teach the Bible. Love gifts will be accepted. Community members are welcome to attend.
Concert to be held at
Kirtan singer Vaiyasaki Das will perform at Bhaktivana Yoga Studio at 5 p.m. Saturday. He performs Indian songs of devotion from the Vedic tradition of India.
The descendents of Louis and Elisabeth Johanning Haas held their 52nd annual reunion on August 3 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. David Gaebler, Matthew and William, in Kansas City, Mo. A basket dinner began the reunion followed by a program and business meeting. Melanie Coffman, president, and Lucile Shoemaker, secretary, were in charge of the meeting. Lucile Shoemaker will host the 2007 reunion the second week in August. Those attending were: Mrs. Tom Davisson and Diana, Champaign, Ill.; Dr. Scott and Nancy Brecheisen-McGuire, St. Joseph, Mo.; Mr. and Mrs. Abe Hooshangian and Amy, Kansas City, Mo.; Mr. and Mrs. Marlin Johanning, Mary Lea, Lilli and Chris, Atchison; Mr. and Mrs. Bob Shoemaker, Mrs. Eric McReynolds and Connor, Topeka; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Horstmann, Holts Summit, Mo.; Mr. and Mrs. Alan Niebrugge, Mr. and Mrs. Chris Niebrugge, Jack and Anna, Louisburg, and from Baldwin City, Oscar Stoebener; Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Bowlin; Mrs. Robby Lamb; Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Coffman, Curtis, Jay and Melanie; Mr. and Mrs. Richard Johanning; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Johnson; Mrs. Jason Bryan and Gracie; Mrs. Ruth Stoebener, and Mr. and Mrs. Allan Schwarz.
Pioneer 4-H Club
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 Sept. 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
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.
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 September 4 meeting will be at the Vinland Methodist Church at 7 p.m. Record books are due at this meeting.