Archive for Thursday, February 2, 2006

Baldwin Briefs

February 2, 2006

BHS After Prom
Committee to meet

There will be an organizational meeting for all parent and community volunteers willing to help with "After Prom 2006" at 7 p.m. Feb 8 at Baldwin High School's cafeteria. After Prom is a drug and alcohol-free event that will be held a the Hillcrest Bowling Alley in
Lawrence on April 8.
Letters have been mailed to local businesses. The After Prom committee is in need of
prize items, gift certificates, cash donations, etc. Checks should be made payable to BHS
After-Prom. All mailable items may be sent to: BHS After-Prom Committee,
Box 67, Baldwin City, KS 66006 or call Nancy Helm at 594-6660 or Kim Heckathorne at 594-3354 for items that need picked up.


Scholarships for
BHS graduates
Scholarships are available for third generation 2006 Baldwin High School graduates. Information can be found in the counselor's office or in the senior letter.


Book TALK program
set for Feb. 9
Friends of the Baldwin City Library will host the second Book TALK in the series titled "A Woman's Place" at 7 p.m. Feb. 9 at the library. The discussion leader Caryn Goldberg of Goddard College and Lawrence will talk about the book "Their Eyes Were Watching God" by Zora Neale Hurston.
The series is sponsored by the Kansas Humanities Council as part of its Talk About Literature in Kansas program. The third in the series "The Joy Luck Club" by Amy Tan will be discussed March 2. The council has made books available to check out at the library. The community is invited to attend the free programs.


Lighthouse Temple
to have dinner
Members of the Lighthouse Baptist Temple will have a progressive dinner Friday beginning at 6:30 p.m. The dinner is an adult activity and will use the bus to travel to sites. For more information, contact the church.


Ives Evening Circle
to have meeting
The Evening Circle of Ives Chapel United Methodist Church will meet at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday in Fellowship Hall.
Emily Winkleman, who works with children waiting for adoption and in foster care, will be guest speaker. Kathleen Winkleman will provide devotions and serve as hostess. Everyone is welcome.


Palmyra 4-H Club
reports minutes
The Palmyra 4-H Club meeting was called to order by Emily Krysztof, president. Megan Brown announced that Feb. 4 is County Club Days and the Douglas County Food Fare is Feb. 18.
Wesley Callahan will be state delegate for 4-H Congress. He received a $500 donation from Jeff Baxter and Intervet, Inc. to help with expenses. Cassidy and Garrett Burkhart spoke on the boil water order in Baldwin as a current event. April and Kyle Hostetler spoke on rabbits.
Hayden Burkhart and Caleb Flory joined the club. Ramie Burkhart and Brianna Krysztof led songs. The Burkharts led club recreation. The meeting adjourned. The next meeting was Wednesday at Ives Chapel.


Hestia Study Club
reports meeting
Hestia Study Club met at the home of Carolyn Groves in December with Jeanne Scott and Betty Deel assisting. Holiday cookie trays were prepared for Baldwin retirement homes. Many of the cookies were made by Annie Hannon as part of her Baldwin High School service project.
The January meeting of Hestia Study Club was at the home of Mary Swan. Members brought cookies for veterans at the Veterans Administration Hospital at Leavenworth. Officers elected for the coming year are: Carolyn Groves, president; Loretta Robson, secretary; Connie Neuenswander, treasurer and Charlene Hannon, corresponding secretary.
Shirley Wagner spoke on being safe. Marlene Courtney spoke on Viennese cuisine. Jeanne Scott spoke on her trip to Spain, accompanying the basketball team.


Men of Lighthouse
to join in retreat
The men of Lighthouse Baptist Temple will participate in a retreat Feb. 24-25 at Hanover, Kan. The speaker will be Sam Davidson. Community men are welcome to attend. For information, call the church at 594-4101

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