Archive for Thursday, February 1, 2007

Baldwin Briefs

February 1, 2007

Ives men to have
Groundhog Supper
The men of Ives Chapel United Methodist Church will have their annual Groundhog Day Supper Friday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the church.
On the menu will be pancakes, eggs, sausage and coffee. Donations accepted.


Rainbow Preschool's
annual chili feed set
Rainbow Preschool will be having a "Soup-er Bowl/Chili Feed/Silent Auction" on Saturday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Baldwin Elementary School Primary Center lunch room.
Along with chili, the group will be serving chicken noodle soup, Lil Smokies, chips and Rotell dip, vegetables and desserts.
Cost is $5 per adult and $3 for children ages 3-11. Children 2 and under are free. Tickets are available at the door.
The Rainbow Preschool Students will be performing a short program at 6 p.m.


Lions Club to
have meeting
The Lions Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Vintage Park Center.


American Business
Women to meet
The Marais des Cygnes Network of the American Business Women Association will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Frontier Farm Credit.
Ann Rosenthal will be speaking. All area women are welcome to attend.


Ives Chapel sponsors
mission festival
Ives Chapel United Methodist Women is sponsoring its annual mission festival from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Feb. 11.
Dr. John English will lead the India/Pakistan 4-hour accredited study. Everyone interested is invited to participate. An international covered dish meal will be served at noon. Everyone is asked to bring a covered dish.

Safe driving class
to be available
A safe-driving class sponsored by the American Association of Retired Persons will be from 10 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 3, Feb. 14 and 15 in the basement of the MidAmerica Bank building.
It is not necessary to be a member of AARP to participate and it may reduce the cost of car insurance. To register, call 594-6822.


Friends sponsor
Book TALK series
Friends of Baldwin City Public Library will sponsor a discussion of "Miriam's Kitchen" by Elizabeth Ehrlich at 7 p.m. Feb. 8 at the library.
The discussion is sponsored by the Kansas Humanities Council which furnishes books and leaders. Participants will reflect on food traditions, recipes and lessons learned at the table.
The book "Epitaph for a Peach" by David Mas Masumoto will be discussed March 8. Books are available at the library. Dress is casual. Refreshments will be served. For information, contact the library at 594-3411.


Senior services sets
March for Meals
Douglas County Senior Services, Inc., will sponsor its 5th annual March for Meals from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. March 3 at the Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vermont.
A 5K walk, run or stroll through downtown Lawrence will benefit Douglas County senior citizens, so no senior goes hungry. For details, call (785) 842-0543.


Verhaeghe named
to honors list
Rebecca Verhaeghe, Baldwin City, was named to Truman State University's Fall 2006 Vice President for Academic Affairs' List.
To qualify, an undergraduate student must attain a semester grade point average of 3.50 -- 3.99 and complete 12 semester hours of credit. Verhaeghe is a sophomore health science major.
She is the daughter of Melvin and Loretta Verhaeghe, Baldwin City. Truman State is located at Kirksville, Mo.


Forum series
scheduled at Baker
The Baker "University Forum Series" will feature Susan Buehler at 11 a.m. Feb. 20 in McKibbon Recital Hall, Owens Musical Arts building. Buehler will present "Love In Any Language."
Joining her will be the Baker University Speech Choir, William Weybraunch, Scott Driver, Heather Raby and Trilla Lyerla. The University Forum Series is a monthly event that is scheduled on the third Tuesday of each month in which faculty members present topics of interest.
On March 20, Joe Watson, assistant professor, will present "Meeting Sydney: A Father's Journey through International Adoption." On April 17, the feature will be LA401. The public is welcome to attend. There is no admission charge.

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