Archive for Thursday, January 25, 2007

Baldwin Briefs

January 25, 2007

Quilt guild to
meet at library
The Maple Leaf Quilters Guild will meet at 7 p.m. today at Baldwin City Public Library. The board will meet one hour prior to the guild meeting at 6 p.m.
The program will be "Redwork and Beyond" presented by Christine DeArmond, Eula Lang and Kaye Spitzli. Bring Redwork items to share. Visitors are welcome.

Annual meeting set
for RWD No. 4
Rural Water District No. 4 will have its annual meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Vinland Elementary School. Members will elect new officers.

Ives men to have
Groundhog Supper
The men of Ives Chapel United Methodist Church will have their annual Groundhog Day Supper Feb. 2 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
On the menu will be pancakes, eggs, sausage and coffee. Donations accepted.

Diabetes support group
to have meeting
The Baldwin City Diabetes Support Group will meet at 7 p.m. Feb. 5 at the Baldwin City Public Library.
The meeting provides information, encouragement and a sharing time for those with diabetes as well as those who live with someone dealing with diabetes. Contact Marcia Treat for information, 594-6460.

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. For information, contact the library at 594-3411. Books are available at the library. Dress is casual. Refreshments will be served.

Spencer to celebrate
90th birthday
Frank Spencer, Lawrence, will celebrate his 90th birthday with a reception from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Drury Place at Alvamar, 1510 St. Andrews Drive, Lawrence. His children and their families will host the gathering. Friends and neighbors are invited.
He was born Jan. 28, 1917, in rural Douglas County. He worked as a farmer and truck driver, retiring from Graham Ship by Truck about 30 years ago. He volunteered at Lawrence Memorial Hospital for 20 years. He is a member of the Church of Christ in Lawrence.
His children are Dorothy Martin and husband Gerald, Baldwin City, and Calvin Spencer and wife Shirley, Lawrence. He has four grandchildren, one step-grandchild, three great-granddaughters and four step-great-grandchildren.
No gifts are requested, but cards may be sent to 1510 St. Andrews Drive, Apt. 220, Lawrence 66047.

Technical college
lists honor roll
North Central Kansas Technical College, Beloit, announces honor students from the 2006 fall semester.
Students who achieve 3.0 -- 3.79 grade point average are listed on Honorable Mention. Those with 3.8 -- 4.0 are listed on the First Honor Roll. Matthew Bowlin, Baldwin City, studying Diesel Technology II, is on the Honorable Mention list.

Vinland Valley 4-H
Club reports meeting
The Vinland Valley 4-H Club was called to order by Amy Stone, president. Minutes and treasurer's report were presented.
Skyler Norton and Kyle Norris were visitors. Sandy Stone and Ladina Miller presented leaders' reports. The club ski trip will be in February. Paris Nottingham and Regan Zaremba spoke on horse projects. Misty Emory, Amanda Miller and Amy Stone spoke on beef projects.
Sandy Stone received a thank you cake for her service as community leader. The next meeting will be at 7 p.m. Feb. 5 at Vinland Methodist Church. Host families are the Ikenberrys and the Zamans.

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