Archive for Thursday, October 26, 2006

Baldwin Briefs

October 26, 2006

Octarium ensemble to
perform today at Baker
The eight-voice ensemble Octarium will perform today at 7:30 p.m. in the Baldwin First United Methodist Church as part of the Baker University Artist and Lecture Series.
Tickets are adults $15 and youth $10 and may be purchased at Baldwin State Bank North and South, Kansas State Bank, at the door, or by contacting sbuehler@bakeru.edu, 594-8421.
The church will open at 7 p.m. This event will conclude the daylong inauguration activities for Baker President Patricia Long. The public is welcome to attend.


Tri Delta to
host chili feed
Tri Delta of Baker University will host a chili feed from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Harter Union Cafeteria. Prizes will be raffled off.
All proceeds go to St. Jude's Children's Cancer Research. Donations are welcome. Adults are $5, students with IDs are $4 and children under 12 are $2.


Chili feed set for
DCSS transportation
The Douglas County Senior Services transportation department is hosting a chili feed from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday at senior services, 745 Vermont, Lawrence.
Prize bingo will be available. Tickets are $10 for all you can eat chili, dessert and bingo. Call Dorothy at (785) 842-0543 to reserve a ticket.

St. John's to have
Mission Festival
St. John's United Church of Christ will have its annual Mission Festival Sunday beginning with the service at 11 a.m.
Sue Ahrens, Ellinwood, will share a recent visit to India with a delegation from the Kansas-Oklahoma Conference of the United Church of Christ. A basket dinner will be served at noon with meat, bread, drinks and tableware furnished. Community members are welcome to attend.


Buehler to perform
faculty recital
Susan Buehler, soprano, will present a faculty recital titled "My Favorite Italians" at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in McKibbon Recital Hall.
Trilla Lyerla will accompany on piano with program notes and translations provided by Halloween's finest. The public is welcome to attend. There is no admission charge.


First UM church
hosts turkey dinner
The Baldwin First United Methodist Church is hosting its annual turkey dinner for missions from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 2 in Fellowship Hall. Dinners are dine-in or take-out.
Included are turkey or ham, dressing, green beans, potatoes, gravy, salad, roll, pie and drinks. Adults are $8, children 4 to 10 are $5 and children 3 and under are free.


Chili and homemade
soup dinner set
Chili and homemade chicken noodle soup and a bazaar will be available from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Vinland United Methodist Church, 1724 N. 692 Rd. Free will offering will be accepted.


Lighthouse hosts supper
and hayrack ride
Lighthouse Baptist Temple is hosting a hayrack ride with supper provided at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Randy and Brenda Hendry's farm. Dress warmly. Community members are welcome to attend.


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. Nov. 7. Carryout meals will be available beginning at 5 p.m. Donations will be accepted.


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. Clothes should be large, extra-large and larger for men and women. Children's sizes from 10 and above and sweat suits for all sizes and ages are welcome.
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, 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.


Pioneer 4-H Club
reports minutes
The Pioneer 4-H Club meeting was called to order by Sam Wilson. Roll call was taken. VIP training was Oct. 18 and officers' training was Oct. 21.
Claire Blevins will contact everyone about 4-H Sunday. Election of officers included: Sam Wilson, president; Quinton Keen, vice president; Claire Blevins, secretary; Stacey Rudman, treasurer; Tori Crumet, reporter; Kayla Blevins, historian; Alyssa Rudman, parliamentarian; Sam Wilson and Claire Blevins, county council reps; Larry and LaDonna Wilson, club leaders. The meeting was adjourned.


Turn clocks back
this weekend
Sunday morning at 2 a.m. will mark the end of daylight savings time. Turn clocks back one hour to return to central time.

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