Archive for Thursday, March 22, 2007

Baldwin Briefs

March 22, 2007

AARP to host
historical speaker
American Association of Retired People will meet at 11 a.m. Friday at the Lawrence Country Club.
The speaker will be Paul Bahnmeier from the Lecompton Historical Society. Call (785) 865- 3787 for reservations.

Historical society sets
annual meeting
The Santa Fe Trail Historical Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Baldwin First United Methodist Church in Fellowship Hall.
Those attending should bring a covered dish and table service. Drinks are provided. A business meeting and election of officers are scheduled. Larry Rutter will present the program, "Stone Fences."

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

Lighthouse Baptist
ladies to gather
Ladies of Lighthouse Baptist Temple will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the church. Community members are welcome.

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

Baldwin garden club
to visit greenhouse
Baldwin Area Garden Connection will meet at 1:30 p.m. March 29 at Baldwin City Public Library. The group will travel to Henry's Greenhouse.

Relay for Life
schedules meeting
Douglas County Relay for Life has scheduled a meeting for team captains at 5:30 p.m. March 29 at the Lawrence Memorial Hospital Auditorium.

Pioneer 4-H Club
reports minutes
The Pioneer 4-H Club was called to order by Sam Wilson, president. Roll was taken. Claire Blevins read a thank you note from Emily Moorehouse, Douglas County 4-H agent.
Making kits for chemo patients as a community project was discussed. Larry and LaDonna Wilson announced that 4-H camp will be June 5-8 at Rock Springs. Blue ribbons were handed out to the Brady Bunch Gang for their line dance from club days. The club adjourned.

BPW announces
available scholarships
The Business and Professional Women's organization has several scholarships available. Funds for the scholarships are provided through fundraising projects by the Baldwin Business and Professional Women's organization.
The Violet Ford Memorial Scholarship at large ($600 per year) is for a person with a high school diploma or GED. Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 20 and must be enrolled in a school to better his/her skills.
Lillian Andrews Career Advancement Memorial Scholarship ($600 per year) is for a woman who needs non-degree training to improve skills or credit to complete a degree toward career advancement. Must be 21 years or older and live within a 12-mile radius of Baldwin City. A transcript of most recent school records must be included with the application. Contact Peggy Ford, (785) 594-3280, for information. The deadline for submitting completed applications to the local organization is April 25.
The third scholarship is available to a Baldwin High School senior girl who plans to further her education. For application, see the counselor or Kathleen Sigvaldson, BPW member, at the high school. The deadline for this completed application is April 25.

Young at Heart
to travel to lunch
The Young at Heart group from Lighthouse Baptist Temple will meet at 12:30 p.m. today to go to lunch. Community members are welcome to attend.

Lighthouse to have
Hawaiian theme
Sunday morning at Lighthouse Baptist Church members and visitors are invited to dress in Hawaiian attire during morning worship at 10:30 and follow the theme during the potluck dinner after services. Community members are welcome to attend.
A Ladies Retreat will be April 20-21. Deadline for reservations is Sunday. Call the church for information, 594-4101.

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