Archive for Thursday, February 9, 2006

Baldwin Briefs

February 9, 2006

Relay for Life
Is resecheduled
Because of scheduling conflicts, the American Cancer Society Baldwin City Relay for Life has changed the dates for the 2006 Relay event. The event will be held June 16 from 7 p.m. to June 17 7 a.m. at Baldwin High School.
There will be a team captain kickoff on Monday, Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. at The Lodge. For additional information concerning the relay, or to join the Relay for Life committee, please contact Susan England at 594-4896 or Amber Rhea at 913-558-8289.


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.


Clearfield -- Ives youth
schedule meeting
The Clearfield - Ives Chapel United Methodist Youth group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Clearfield UM Church. Youth 6th through 12th grade are invited.


UMW services
will be Sunday
United Methodist Women will be in charge of services at the First United Methodist Church Sunday morning. Pastor Pam Morrison will deliver the message and the women's chorus will sing the anthem. Services begin at 10:45 a.m.


Ives Day Circle
to have meeting
Ives Chapel United Methodist Church Day Circle will meet at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church and travel to Lawrence to Custer's for lunch.
A brief meeting will be held and Dolores Kalb will present "Preserving Property, Serving People." The Call to Prayer and Self Denial will be the focus. The group will view "The Second Chance" at a movie theatre.


Alumni addresses
need to be updated
Parents of all Baldwin High School graduates from 1956 to present whose child is a BHS graduate and has moved in the last nine months should call Linda Ballinger at 594-3194 or drop a card to Box 944, Baldwin City, KS 66066-0944 by March 10 so the more than 4,000 addresses on file can be updated and BHS graduates can receive the annual newsletter.


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. Cost to participate in the retreat is $40. For information, call the church at 594-4101


Baldwin students
on honor rolls
North Central Kansas Technical College, Beloit and Hays, announce the honor rolls for the fall semester. Two Baldwin students have made the list.
Earl McNish had a grade point average of 3.0 -- 3.79 to make the honorable mention honor roll. Matthew Bowlin was on the First Honor Roll, having obtained a grade point average of 3.8 to 4.0.


Layton installed as
President-elect KVMA
Candace Layton, DVM, Baldwin City, was installed as 2006 president-elect of the Kansas Veterinary Medical Assn. (KVMA).
She received a doctor of veterinary medicine degree from Kansas State University. She completed a residency in small animal surgery and earned an MS degree at KSU and joined the faculty as a small animal surgeon.
She became a diplomat of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 1988 and was a Nordsen Distinguished Teacher at KSU in 1989. She left KSU in 1995 and joined a veterinary center in Kansas City as staff surgeon.
Layton has served as a KVMA representative on the KSU College of Veterinary Medicine Student Selection Committee and is past president of the KSU College of Veterinary Medicine Alumni Assn. and the Kansas City Veterinary Medical Assn.
She is married to Bill Inzer. They have two sons, Tyler and Austin.


Financial literacy
workshop scheduled
A Financial Literacy and Homebuyers' Preparation Workshop will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Baldwin City Library.
Questions will be answered about credit scores, down payments and financial preparation for purchasing a home. Admission is free to the workshop.


Baker series presents
"Ask Your Mama"
The Baker University Artist and Lecture Series will present "Ask Your Mama: Twelve Moods for Jazz," a multi-media concert based on a poetic masterwork by poet/playwright Langston Hughes, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, at Rice Auditorium.
Ron McCurdy and his Jazz Quartet will perform, accompanied by video images of the Harlem Renaissance. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for youth and may be purchased in advance by calling (785) 594-8421 or at the door.


Baker hosts area
band members
Baker University is hosting the Eighth Annual Concert Honor Band Festival for area high school musicians today. A concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. tonight to culminate the day long event. Charles Woodward will be guest conductor/clinician. Also featured will be tuba soloist Deanna Swoboda. The Baker University Symphonic Winds will be featured under the direction of Raymond James, Jr. The concert is free and the public is welcome to attend.


Vinland Valley 4-H
club reports minutes
The Vinland Valley 4-H meeting was called to order by Casey George, junior president. Roll call was answered by favorite season. Misty Emory presented the current event.
Braxton Nottingham presented the treasurer's report. Sandy Stone presented the leader's report and Cheryl Hunsinger spoke on record book updates. The club will run the Capital City Rabbit Show in March and a volunteer is needed to run concessions. Dale and Kelly Baker made chocolate chip cookies. Valentines were made for veterans. Bailey Brown read announcements. The meeting adjourned.
The next meeting will be at 7 p.m. on March 6 at Vinland Methodist Church.

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