Archive for Thursday, February 8, 2007

Baldwin Briefs

February 8, 2007

Community theatre
hosts kick-off party
The Baldwin City Community Theatre group will present "Grease" as its summer musical in August. Auditions will be held in May.
A Grease and 1950s karaoke party will be from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday at The Lodge. People are encouraged to wear clothes from the '50s. Enjoy food, fun and music from the 50s and a Danny and Sandy look-alike contest.
Costs are adults $12, children under 10, $3. Everyone is welcome to attend.


Meeting set for
BHS After-Prom
The first organizational meeting for Baldwin High School After-Prom will be at 7 p.m. Feb. 15 in the high school cafeteria.
Many parents are needed to make this a fun and successful night for the students. Those who are unable to attend the first meeting but are willing to assist, call Lori Krysztof or Sheila Vander Tuig.


Memorial/dedication
to be observed
There will be a memorial celebration of the life of Stanley Taul who died Jan. 17 in St. George, Utah, and a dedication of the Taul stained glass at Worden United Methodist Church in memory of Hibbard and Marie Taul at 2 p.m. Feb. 18.
Friends and family are welcome to attend.


Men to have
prayer breakfast
The men of Lighthouse Baptist Temple will have a prayer breakfast Saturday at the church. Breakfast is served at 8:30 a.m. Area men are welcome to attend.


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 welcome.


ECKAN Agency to
distribute food
The ECKAN Agency will distribute food items to eligible Douglas County commodity participants from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Feb. 22 at the American Legion Hall.


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


Wagner on honor
roll in Michigan
Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, has listed students who earned 3.5 and higher grade point averages during the fall semester. Phillip J. Wagner, junior, is on the honor roll. Wagner is the son of Ken and Diane Wagner, Baldwin City.


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 to 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.


Baker University
hosts honor band
Baker University will host its Ninth Annual Concert Honor Band Festival for area high school musicians Feb. 15.
Outstanding area band members will experience the teaching skills of conductor/clinician Jane Hicklin. The daylong event will culminate with a concert at 7 p.m. in Rice Auditorium.
Also featured will be J.D. Parr, clarinet soloist, the Baker University Symphonic Winds under the direction of Ray James, Jr., and the High School Honor Band, directed by Jane Hicklin.
The concert is free and open to the public.


Seniors can gather
for potluck/cards
Senior citizens can get together the first and third Fridays of the month for potluck and cards at the Senior Center. The potluck begins at 6 p.m. and the card playing at 7 p.m.

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