Archive for Thursday, June 14, 2007

Baldwin Briefs

June 14, 2007

City extends thanks
to city clerk Nichols
The City of Baldwin City will host a day of recognition for Peggy Nichols, City Clerk, all day June 26, at City Hall, 803 8th St.
Nichols will be leaving July 6 after serving the city more than nine years. Punch and refreshments will be available throughout the day and community members are welcome to stop by and wish her well.


Vinland FCE to
gather for meeting
The Vinland Family Community Education unit will meet at noon Tuesday at the home of Kay Ellen Hess for a luncheon. Paula Johnson will present "The History of Haskell."


Young at Heart
to meet for lunch
The Young at Heart group from Lighthouse Baptist Temple will meet at the church at 12:30 p.m. June 21 and travel for lunch. Community members are welcome to attend.


Keen receives
dairy project award
Quinton Keen, a member of Pioneers 4-H Club, Baldwin City, received the 2007 Kansas 4-H Dairy Project award. Award recipients, judged the best in the state in their project, earn the opportunity to attend National 4-H Congress in Atlanta.
Keen is the son of Skip and Carol Keen, Baldwin City. He will be a sophomore at Baldwin High School in the fall.


DCSS to host two
information days
Douglas County Senior Services will host two Medicare information days and the public is invited to attend.
The first one is being held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at the Holiday Inn Lawrence Convention Center, 200 McDonald Dr., Lawrence. Medicare information and counselors will be available. Speakers are scheduled beginning at 10 a.m.
The entire information day will be repeated from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 28 at the Baldwin City Public Library, 800 7th St. The event is free and open to the public. For more information call (785) 842-0543.


Reed receives
ECKAN scholarship
Brandon Reed, Baldwin High School graduate, has received a $500 scholarship to be used toward his college education from the East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation.


Palmyra 4-H Club
reports minutes
Palmyra 4-H Club parents' night meeting was called to order by Tim Horne. Angie Horne and Todd Wehrman assisted. Roll call was answered by what you would change your name to.
Song leaders were Carter Wintermantel and Grace Baxter. Allie Scherger led recreation. Meeting adjourned with the pledge and motto.

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