Archive for Thursday, November 2, 2006

Baldwin Briefs

November 2, 2006

Lunch for veterans
to be served
All area veterans are invited to attend a complimentary Veterans Day luncheon at Baldwin Elementary School Intermediate Center on Nov. 10. Lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Masonic Lodge to
host screenings
Attendees can participate in free cancer assessments and screenings at an event hosted by the Ottawa Masonic Lodge beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday at 422 S. Main in Ottawa.
The program is presented by the Kansas Masonic Cancer Research Institute at the University of Kansas Medical Center and will present research and medical professionals and provide cancer prevention information. The event is open to the public.

Worden UMC to
pack shoe boxes
Following the 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship service, a Christmas in a Shoe Box party will be held at Worden United Methodist Church. Lunch will be served.
Also, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. the new youth group Kids for Christ for third, fourth and fifth graders will have a hayride and hotdog roast at the church. The event is open to all kids in the community. Visit for more information.

Monthly meeting set
for diabetes group
The Baldwin City Diabetes Support Group will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the Baldwin City Public Library.
Support is provided for those with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes and family or friends of diabetics. For information contact Marcia Treat, 594-6460.

Ives Chapel to serve
chicken and noodles
The annual Election Day Chicken and Noodle Supper sponsored by Ives Chapel United Methodist Women will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday. Carryout meals will be available beginning at 5 p.m. Donations will be accepted.

Benefit concert
for lumberyard
Baker alumnus Kevin Mahogany, jazz vocalist, will present a special benefit concert for the Lumberyard Arts Center Project at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Rice Auditorium. Mahogany has 11 CDs and his own record label.
From 6 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. a tour of the lumberyard, Eighth and High streets, will be available with cheese, fruit and a beverage. All proceeds will benefit the Lumberyard Arts Center Project.

Book TALK series
portrays growing up
The last in the Book TALK series "Growing Up" hosted by the Friends of the Baldwin City Library will be at 7 p.m. Nov. 9 at the library.
The book "The Secret Life of Bees" by Sue Monk Kidd will be discussed. Book TALK is sponsored by The Kansas Humanities Council. Books can be checked out at the library, 594-3411. Book discussions are free and the public is welcome to participate.

Ives Chapel Evening
Circle to meet
The Evening Circle of Ives Chapel United Methodist Women will meet at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday in Fellowship Hall. Cathy Gilges will provide devotions. Margie Adcock is program leader.

Benefit scheduled
for Sherry Wood
A supper will be held beginning at 5 p.m. Nov. 15 at Baldwin Elementary School Intermediate Center to assist Sherry Wood with medical expenses. Supper will include chili, soup, dessert and drinks. A freewill donation will be accepted.

Wednesday services
include light supper
A light supper will be available before Wednesday night services at 6 p.m. at Light House Baptist Temple. Community members are welcome to attend.

Christmas items needed
for hospitalized veterans
The American Legion Auxiliary is collecting Christmas items for Veterans at the Dwight D. Eisenhower Veterans Memorial Medical Center at Leavenworth.
Items needed are gift baskets with crackers, cheese and meat, crossword puzzle books, popcorn, packets of hot beverages, candy and other nonperishable food items. Personal items such as white socks, tooth brushes and tooth paste, deodorant, denture adhesive and soap are needed. Clothes should be large, x-large and larger for men and women. Children's sizes from 10 and above and sweat suits for all sizes and ages are welcome to use as gifts.
Cookies of any kind are also needed. Items should be dropped off before Nov. 12 at Archer Carlson's home, 118 7th St. For information, contact Wincel Jehle at 594-3100.

Family members
attend reunion
Descendants of George Anthony Newland and Geo Andrew Rockhold met Oct. 7 in Holloway Hall at Ives Chapel United Methodist Church with 59 present. The next reunion will be in October of 2007.
Those attending from Oklahoma were: Mary Kay and Ara Roy, Edmond, and Jennie Weems, Sepulpa; from Arkansas: Mary Ellen and Keith McDowell, Gentry; from Kansas: Ann and Richard Suddarth, Wellsville, Larry and Linda Newland, Stilwell, Sharal Newland, Richmond, Joan and Anthony Habigar, Topeka; Daniel Coates, Britten and Riley, Joan Williams, Christopher and Michael, Cecil and Jennifer Rockhold, Keith and Charlene Rockhold, all from Ottawa; Rose Marie Cook, Osage City; Fred and Amy Cook, David, Eric, Isaac, Samantha and Max from Olathe; Jay and Doreen Newland, Mound City; Byron and Joyce Coates, Hannah, Hailey and Hope, McClouth; Jim and Florence Gilliland and Pam Bone, Lawrence; Tony and Suzanne Habigar, Kansas City; Kay Johnson, Council Grove; Thelma and Lee Randel, Dotty Newland, Norma and Scott Sconce, Casey and Andrew Coates, Crystal Barrett, Cybil Millburn, David Coates, Brenda, Kenny and Pat Roberts, Barbara and Jaimie Goff, Nick Rockhold, all from Baldwin City.

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