Archive for Thursday, June 15, 2006

Baldwin Briefs

June 15, 2006

Vinland FCE to
have meeting
The Vinland Family Community Education unit will meet at the home of Kayellen Hess for a noon luncheon Tuesday.
Genevieve McTaggart will be co-hostess. The lesson will be "Show Me the Power of Healing Foods."


Young at Heart
meet for lunch
The Young at Heart group from Lighthouse Baptist Temple will meet at 12:30 p.m. today at the church to travel to Bob Evans in Olathe for lunch. Community members are welcome to attend.


ECKAN Agency to
distribute food
The ECKAN Agency will distribute food items to eligible Douglas County commodity participants from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. June 22 at the American Legion Hall, Baldwin City.


Gospel Chapel set
for Bible school
Gospel Chapel, Third and Chapel streets, will host Vacation Bible School from 9 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Monday through June 22, for ages five through 12.
There will be puppet shows, Bible stories, projects, prizes and snacks. A program and cookout will be Thursday evening. To pre-register or for transportation, call Steve or Karen Hemphill, 594-2348.


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.


Quilt guild
schedules meeting
The Maple Leaf Quilt Guild of Baldwin City will meet at 7 p.m. June 22 at the Baldwin Public Library.
The program will be from the project book. The board will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the library. Visitors are welcome.


Baldwin church
to have fundraiser
Baldwin First United Methodist Church will begin a fundraiser to refurbish the church's organ used in many weddings, funerals, graduations and vespers.
A total of $49,000 is needed for the project. The church will gratefully welcome community participation in this fundraiser.


Ives Chapel has
special services
On June 25, Ives Chapel United Methodist Church will have a day of celebration and fellowship.
The Sunday School class will present a special number during worship services. Outdoor games will follow worship while the meal is being set out. Adults may visit newly painted classes. The carry-in meal will consist of sandwiches, chips, fruit and vegetable trays.
At 1 p.m., a melodrama, "The Visitation" will be presented followed by ice cream and cake.


Group to sponsor
grant writing class
Kansas Non Profit Association will present "The Grant Writing Process" from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on June 22 and "Writing the Proposal" from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on June 23 at Courtyard by Marriott, 2033 Wanamaker, Topeka.
To register or for more information, call Kansas Non Profit Association, (800) 582-1428. Potential walk-ins should call for availability.


Wednesday services
to include light meal
A light meal will be served before Bible study services on Wednesdays at Lighthouse Baptist Temple.
Tacos, taco salad and hot dogs will be available at 6 p.m. Bible study and Truth-N-Teens begin at 7 p.m. Community members are welcome to attend.

Senior Services
looking for books
Senior Services of Douglas County is preparing for its annual book sale to be held at the Senior Center, 745 Vermont, Lawrence, July 20. Gently used books may be taken to the center from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Books donated by Baldwin residents may be dropped off at the Baldwin Senior Center, 594-2409. Items such as National Geographic or any magazines and Readers Digest Condensed publications cannot be accepted. For information, call (785) 842-0543.


Vinland Valley 4-H
Club reports minutes
The Vinland Valley 4-H Club met June 5 at the Vinland Methodist Church. Spencer Wilson, president, opened the meeting with roll call. Misty Emory, secretary, read the minutes and they were approved
Leader's reports were given by Sandy Stone and Cheryl Hunsinger. The club tour will begin at 9 a.m. June 24 at Vinland Elementary School. Casey George and Dalton Vesecky reported the schedule for the tour. Dale Baker and Spencer Wilson were awarded the club scholarships. Banners for new members for fair projects will be purchased.
Beef project talks were given by Kevin and Lacey Kitzmiller, Amy Stone, Bryce Mock and Misty Emory. Lacey Kitzmiller and Regan Zaremba gave horse project talks. The meeting was adjourned. The July meeting will be the club tour.


S.H.A.F.F. 4-H
Club has meeting
The S.H.A.F.F. 4-H Club was called to order by Daniel Reese. Minutes were read and approved. A letter was received from 4-H in Kansas that anyone wishing to donate to the fundraiser $100 for 100 years should do so soon.
The treasurer's report and reporter's report were given. Denise Lowe spoke on community involvement and the fair. Chris Kerr announced a foods project meeting. Dean Kerr announced a rocketry meeting. Barb Jones said Central Fiber was willing to give the club an educational tour. Austin and Michael Kunard, Garland Miller, Elizabeth Reese, Grant Miller and Daniel Reece gave talks. The July meeting will be the club tour. The shooting sports club meeting will be July 29. The meeting was adjourned.


Cowboy days set
for Ottawa
Old West Cowboy Days will be held in Ottawa beginning June 23 and continue June 24-25. Some of the events will be a Western Art Show, demonstrations, parade, duck race, pancake feed, singers, animals, horseshoe toss, rodeo, cow patty throw, cake walk, mechanical bull and tractor pull. The event will conclude Sunday evening with square dancing, an ice cream social and gospel music.

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