Archive for Thursday, March 8, 2007

Baldwin Briefs

March 8, 2007

Masons schedule
annual breakfast
Palmyra Lodge No. 23 will have its annual Biscuit and Sausage Gravy Breakfast from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday at the Masonic Temple, 807 High St.
Tickets are available from lodge members or at the door. Donations will be used to support charitable activities.


Cemetery board
to have meeting
The Vinland Cemetery Board will have its annual meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Vinland Methodist Church basement.


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 6th through 12th grades are invited.


Ives Chapel Evening
Circle to meet
Ives Chapel Evening Circle will meet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in Fellowship Hall. Joan Christian will be hostess and present the program. Margie Adcock is in charge of devotions.


BHS After Prom
sets parents' meeting
Baldwin High School After Prom parents' meeting will be at 7 p.m. March 15 in the high school cafeteria.
Donation, food and prize reports will be given, as well as finalizing volunteers for the event. Anyone who is unable to attend, but would like to help can call Lori Krysztof or Sheila Vander Tuig.

Annunciation to
serve Irish stew
An Irish Stew Dinner will be served from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. March 17 at Annunciation Catholic Church, 1/3 mile north of U. S. Highway 56 on Douglas County Road 1055 (North Sixth Street).
A silent auction will be held in conjunction with the dinner. Admission is by donation. The menu includes beef stew, biscuits, crackers, drinks and homemade pie.

Deadline for
assessments due
Douglas County taxpayers have until March 15 to file the 2007 personal property assessment forms that were sent out in January.
The items include boats, jet skis, trailers, mobile homes, airplanes, large trucks, mopeds and business equipment. Forms are available at the Appraiser's Office, (785) 832-5289.


Krysztof receives
K-State scholarship
Emily Krysztof, a senior at Baldwin High School, was awarded Kansas State University's renewable Putnam Scholarship.
To qualify a student must have a minimum 32 ACT, 3.85 high school grade point average and be in the top 10 percent of their graduating class. Krysztof is the daughter of Steve and Lori Krysztof, Baldwin City.


Simpson student
named to Dean's list
Rebecca Weaver was named to the Simpson College Dean's List for the fall 2006 semester. Weaver is a senior Art and Marketing major.
To be named to the Dean's List, students must achieve a grade point average of 3.7 on a 4.0 scale. Weaver is the daughter of Rick and Vickie Weaver, Baldwin City.


Thomas accepted
into People to People
Colin Thomas, Baldwin Junior High School student, has been accepted into the People to People World Leadership Forum and will travel to Washington, D.C., March 19-25 to earn high school credit while studying leadership and exploring United States monuments and institutions.
Thomas was nominated and accepted on outstanding scholastic merit, civic involvement and leadership potential. Dwight D. Eisenhower founded People to People during his presidency in 1956.


Vintage Park posts
good inspections
Vintage Park of Baldwin City has been recognized for providing quality long-term care by the Kansas Advocates for Better Care.
KABC receives deficiency statements from the Kansas Department on Aging regarding assisted living and licensed long-term care facilities.Vintage Park was included in a list of facilities having at least three zero-deficiency surveys in a row and was in compliance with KDA regulations.
Kansas Advocates for Better Care continues to be the only statewide consumer-based non-profit organization working to improve the quality of long-term care in Kansas.

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