Archive for Thursday, July 5, 2007

Baldwin Briefs

July 5, 2007

Rotary Club sponsoring
community blood drive
The Baldwin City Rotary Club is sponsoring a community blood drive from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. July 14 at the American Legion Hall, Eighth and High streets.
Community Blood Center, Kansas City, Mo., the provider of blood services to local hospitals, will be conducting the drive. To make an appointment online go to and use Sponsor Code baldwinrotary or contact Roger White at (785) 883-2736.
Appointments are appreciated but walk-ins are welcome.

AARP to have
safe driving class
A safe driving class sponsored by the American Association of Retired People will be from 8 a.m. to noon Tuesday and Wednesday at Worden United Methodist Church, 298 E. 900 Rd.
Call the church to register for the class at 594-7598. It is not necessary to be a member of AARP to participate and it may reduce the cost of car insurance.

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
schedules meeting
The Clearfield - Ives Chapel United Methodist Youth group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Clearfield United Methodist Church. Youth 6th through 12th grades are invited.

Chamber meets
for noon luncheon
Baldwin City Chamber of Commerce will meet for a noon luncheon Wednesday at The Lodge.
Guest speaker is Tom Weigand, president and CEO of the Ottawa Area Chamber of Commerce. Contact the chamber office, 594-3200, for information.

Local students attend
RYLA at Washburn
University of Kansas student Dan Hinton, Baldwin City, served as a counselor at the Rotary Youth Leadership Academy Leadership Experience at Washburn University in June.
Approximately 80 high school students from throughout Kansas attended. One of the participants was Courtney Torneden, who will be a junior at Baldwin High School in the fall. She is the daughter of Jerry and Nancy Torneden, Wellsville.
The academy is an intensive training program for community youth leaders and is sponsored by Rotary International and the Washburn University Institute for the Study and Practice of Leadership. Participants were selected for their leadership potential and sponsored by Rotary Clubs.

Events set
at Baptist Temple
Gospel Pick'en begins at 5 p.m. the first and third Sundays at Lighthouse Baptist Temple. Evening services, teen group and kids' programs are available at 6 p.m. Sundays.
Bible study and T-N-T are at 7 p.m. Wednesday nights. Certified nursery attendants will be available to care for children. Community members are welcome to attend all events.

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