Archive for Thursday, January 26, 2006

Baldwin Briefs

January 26, 2006

Musical production
at Rice Auditorium
Baker University departments of music and theater will present "Once On This Island" at 7:30 p.m. today, Friday and Saturday at Rice Auditorium. There is no admission charge and the public is welcome to attend.

Ladies Prayer group
to have banquet
The ladies of Lighthouse Baptist Temple will host a Prayer Partner Banquet beginning at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, at the Baker University cafe. Ladies of the community are welcome to attend.

Quayle Collection
to be open Sundays
Beginning Sunday, Baker University's Quayle Rare Bible Collection will resume Sunday hours, 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
The Sunday hours will continue through Mother's Day, May 14, with the exception of Easter Sunday, April 16. Saturday afternoon hours will be added in late March.
Access to the collection is through the Eighth and Freemont streets' library entrance.

Ives men to have
Groundhog Supper
The men of Ives Chapel United Methodist Church will have their Groundhog Supper on Thursday, Feb. 2. Serving will begin at 5 p.m.
On the menu will be pancakes, eggs, sausage and coffee.

Ives announces
study on education
Ives Chapel United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women will host a social issues mission study from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5, titled "Public Education" led by Nancy Kincaid, a certified Kansas East Conference School of Christian Mission instructor.
A panel will present a forum on public education. The panel consists of Denise O'Dea, "No Child Left Behind," superintendent Wellsville schools; Tom Mundinger, "Mainstreaming Handicapped," Baldwin principal; Carolyn Groves, "Problems/Changes," former Baldwin teacher; Rep. Tom Holland, "Legislative/Constitution."
Those attending are asked to bring a favorite school lunch entree to share at the noon meal and a hat, gloves, underwear or socks that will be donated to local schools.
Four hours of mission study credit will be given to participants. Rev. Priscilla Davies will lead worship at 11 a.m. Community members 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.

Group to attend
Osawatomie services
Lighthouse Baptist Temple members will be taking a bus to Osawatomie to attend services. The bus will leave the church at 4:45 p.m. Sunday. Services begin at 6 p.m.

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.

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.

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 is at 7 p.m. Feb. 1 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 BJHS junior project.
The January meeting of Hestia Study Club met 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: 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.

"Take Back Kansas"
forum to meet tonight
"Take Back Kansas: How We Can Move Kansas Back to the Middle, and Why it Matters" will be at 7 p.m. tonight at the Plymouth Congregational Church, Lawrence.
The event is sponsored by Mainstream Coalition, a moderate alliance of informed neighbors. Sue Gamble, a member of the Kansas Board of Education will be main speaker. Carol Sader will be master of ceremonies.

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