Archive for Thursday, April 5, 2007

Baldwin Briefs

April 5, 2007

Pancakes and sausage
served Saturday
The Willow Springs Volunteer Fire Dept. will host its annual pancake and sausage breakfast from 6:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday located a mile and a half west of the U.S. Highway 56 -- 59 Junction.
A freewill donation will be appreciated. On display will be the latest equipment upgrade, a 2007 Pierce Contender fire truck delivered in August of 2006.

Sunrise Services set
at Ives Chapel
Sunrise Easter Services will be at 6:30 a.m. Sunday at Ives Chapel United Methodist Church.
Benny Rosell will lead the service. Breakfast will follow in Fellowship Hall led by C.B. and Gretchen Brumm.

BHS After Prom
to have meeting
The final planning meeting for the Baldwin High School After Prom Party will be at 7 p.m. Monday in the high school cafeteria.
Those in attendance will finalize plans and sign up for shifts to work. Anyone who would like to work but is unable to attend the meeting can call Lori Krysztof or Sheila Vander Tuig.

Evening Circle to
host banquet
The Evening Circle of Ives Chapel United Methodist Women will host the annual Mother-Daughter Banquet beginning at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in Fellowship Hall.
Community women are welcome to attend with daughters, granddaughters or a friend.

Five Rivers District
to have meeting
The Five Rivers District United Methodist Women will meet from 9:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. April 14.
Pre-registration is needed to provide adequate material. All United Methodist women are urged to attend and friends are welcome. Contact May Gorton for reservations.

Easter egg hunt set
by Rainbow preschool
Rainbow Experience Preschool will host its annual Easter Egg Hunt from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday on the Baker University campus.
There will be games, raffles, the Easter Bunny, clowns, Ident-A-Kid and a silent auction. Egg hunts will begin at 11 a.m. and will be divided into age groups.
The event is sponsored by The Rainbow Experience Preschool, MidAmerica Bank and the Baldwin City Recreation Commission.

Rainbow preschool
schedules enrollment
Rainbow Experience Preschool will enroll for 2007-2008 from 9 a.m. to noon April 14 at the preschool, located at the Baldwin Elementary School Primary School. Call Kisa Nichols at 594-2223 for information.

Brungardt presented
leadership award
Heather Brungardt, Baldwin City, was named Social Work Leader of the Year by the Mo-Kan Chapter of the Society for Social Work Leadership in Health Care.
Brungardt has served as an outpatient clinical supervisor for Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics since 1998, supervising 19 social workers that work with families in the hospital's outpatient programs.
She also coordinates field practicum experiences for students from several area universities and manages administrative projects such as peer reviews, tracking statistics and staff training and orientation.
The award is presented in recognition of a social worker that promotes easily accessible, effective health care that addresses the psychological needs of patients and families. The society is a national organization that supports social workers in all areas of healthcare through advocacy, leadership knowledge and skill development.

Midland sponsors
train rides, egg hunts
Midland Railway Historical Society will sponsor an Easter egg hunt, rides on a train and photos with the Easter Bunny Saturday.
Boarding trains will be at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. at the depot, 1515 W. High St. The train will travel to Norwood where passengers will disembark for the egg hunts and photos. Trains will then return to Baldwin City.
Tickets will be available at the depot prior to each departure, first come, first served. Fares are $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 1 through 12. Children under one ride free with a parent.
For information, call (800) 651-0388 or log on to Midland Railway Historical Association of Baldwin City is a not-for-profit, all-volunteer organization.

ECKAN to award
annual scholarship
East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation announces its annual request for applications for a $500 college scholarship to a graduating high school senior who resides in its service area, including Douglas County.
The student's family income level must be 125 percent or less of poverty guidelines. Applications must be postmarked no later than April 28. Awards will be announced May 11. For information contact ECKAN at (785) 242-7450 or the school guidance counselor or principal.

Worden churches
announce services
Worden community churches will have the following services on Easter Sunday: Easter Sunrise Services, Lone Star Lake, 6:45 a.m.; Easter breakfast, Washington Creek, sponsored by St. John's Church, 7:15 a.m.
Worden United Methodist Church will have early Easter Sunday worship at 8:15 a.m.; Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Easter worship, 10:30 a.m.
Sunday, April 15, at Worden UMC, the Witness Band will perform followed by food and fellowship. Community members are welcome to attend all services.

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