Archive for Thursday, October 5, 2006

Baldwin Briefs

October 5, 2006

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 sixth through 12th grades are invited.

Ives Chapel Evening
Circle to gather
The Evening Circle of Ives Chapel United Methodist Church will meet at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday in Fellowship Hall.
Cathy Gilges is hostess, Margie Adcock will have devotions and Shirley Wagner is program leader.

Book TALK series
portrays growing up
The second in the Book TALK series "Growing Up" hosted by the Friends of the Baldwin City Library will be at 7 p.m. Oct. 12 at the library. The book "My Last Days as Roy Rogers" by Pat Cunningham Devoto will be discussed. Books are available at the library for check out.
The last book in the series will be Nov. 9 where the book "The Secret Life of Bees" by Sue Monk Kidd will be the topic. Book TALK is sponsored by The Kansas Humanities Council. Contact the library for more information, 594-3411. Book discussions are free and the public is welcome to participate.

Legion auxiliary
to sell pies
The American Legion Auxiliary will be selling pies at the Maple Leaf Festival. Legion Hall will be open from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 20 to receive the pies. The auxiliary welcomes pie donations from community members.

Reception to be held
for Coach Venable
A reception in honor of Merle Venable, former head football coach at Baldwin High School, and assistant coach Ted Zuzzio will begin at 4 p.m. Oct. 14, at the Baldwin Municipal Golf Course.
Former players, their families and friends are welcome to attend the event. Old football films will be shown and hamburgers will be served. Contributions will be accepted to help defray costs.
For information e-mail George McCrary at or call (785) 865-8652.

Ives Chapel celebrates
Igniting Ministries
Ives Chapel United Methodist Church will celebrate Igniting Ministries Oct. 15 with special emphasis on Christian Education. The Rally Day event begins at 10 a.m. with Sunday School.
During 11 a.m. worship services, the children will present a skit and Sunday School teachers and Christian Education staff will be recognized. Refreshments and fellowship will follow. Community members are welcome to attend.

Vinland Church of Christ
sets gospel meeting
The Vinland Church of Christ will have a gospel meeting Oct. 8 through Oct. 12. Loy Mitchell of Dyersburg, Tenn., will be the speaker. Sunday meetings will be at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Monday through Thursday meetings will be at 7 p.m.

Quilts will be displayed at
Maple Leaf Festival
The 33rd annual Maple Leaf Festival Quilt Show will be Oct. 21-22 at Baldwin Elementary School Primary Center, Sixth and Chapel streets. Community members may display their quilts of any size or age. It is not a judged show, simply an opportunity to share this art form. There is no entry fee, but quilts must have a hanging sleeve.
Bring quilts to BESPC on Oct. 20, between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. or leave the quilts at Quilter's Paradise, Baldwin; Overbrook Quilt Connections, Overbrook; Quilting Bits and Pieces, Eudora.
Helen Ericson will speak at 8 a.m. Oct. 21. In 1973, Helen and Enola Gish established the Maple Leaf Festival Quilt Show. This year she will show 24 quilts at the quilt show. For more information contact Judy Masur, (785) 979-8346 or visit

S.H.A.F.F. 4-H Club
reports minutes
The S.H.A.F.F. 4-H Club meeting was called to order and a moment of silence was observed remembering the 9/11 attacks. Roll call was answered by a favorite school subject.
Minutes were approved. Treasurer's report and reporter's report were presented. Leader's report was given by Denise Lowe concerning fair premium checks, Achievement Night Sept 30, 4-H Sunday on Oct. 8, 4-H Week projects and enroll forms due at the next meeting.
The Yardley family and the Kunard family provided refreshments. Members repeated the 4-H motto. The meeting was adjourned.

Baker music department
presents concert
The Baker University music department will present the string orchestra and the choral ensembles in concert.
The orchestra will perform at 3:30 p.m. Sunday in Rice Auditorium under the direction of Lori McKinney. The ensembles will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Rice Auditorium under the direction of John Buehler
A select women's ensemble from Eudora High School under the direction of Angela Yarnell will also perform. There is no admission charge and community members are welcome to attend.

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