Archive for Thursday, October 11, 2007

Baldwin Briefs

October 11, 2007

Legion Auxiliary
to sell pies
The American Legion Auxiliary will be selling pies at the Maple Leaf Festival in Legion Hall.
The hall will be open Oct. 19 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. to receive the pies. The auxiliary welcomes pie donations from community members. Proceeds go to fund special community projects.


Local BPW plans
events for national
Baldwin City Business and Professional Women's organization will celebrate National Business Women's Week Oct 15-20 by honoring workingwomen with two activities.
During the week the organization is sponsoring the Silent Witness Exhibit, a display on the Baker University campus consisting of a group of red life-size silhouettes, each of which represents a Kansas domestic violence victim. Their personal stories are displayed on the shield of their silhouette.
The second activity is collecting clothing and personal care items for children and adults who seek the aide of the Women's Transitional Care Services in Douglas County. Some items needed are women's personal care items, towels, bedding, bottles and diapers, canned food to help with meals provided to the displaced families.
Please bring items for donation or cash donations to the BPW table in front of the Baldwin Post Office Saturday Oct. 20, between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. A display in the Baldwin Public library during October also shows highlights of the organization's activities and history.


Helping Hands to
distribute food
Helping Hands Food Ministry located at Sixth and Locust streets, Wellsville, will distribute food from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday. Bring a utility bill showing current address. Donations always accepted.


Worden UM Church
announces events
Worden United Methodist Church Kids For Christ, third, fourth and fifth graders, will leave the church at 3:30 p.m. Sunday to go bowling. Bring $5 for bowling and money for ice cream.
Senior high school church members will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at Vintage Park to build scarecrows with the residents. Junior high school church members will meet at 6 p.m. Sunday at the church. Friends are always welcome at any event.


Santa Fe Trail Society
schedules picnic
The Santa Fe Trail Historical Society will have its annual picnic at 6 p.m. Sunday at Black Jack Cabin.
Chairs, drinks and barbecue will be provided. Bring a side dish and tableware. Music and a short business meeting will follow. Everyone is welcome to attend.


Vinland FCE to
meet Tuesday
The Vinland Family Community Education unit will meet at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Vinland Methodist Church with Margie Schutz and Paula Johnson as co-hostesses.
Paula Johnson will present the program, "Minding Your Social Ps and Qs." Roll call will be answered by your social faux paux.


Ives Chapel Day Circle
will meet Wednesday
The Day Circle of Ives Chapel United Methodist Church will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday. Joy Uthoff will present a book review. Pat Rosell is hostess.


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 sixth through 12th grades are invited.


Marching Festival
to be at Liston Stadium
Baker University will host the 9th Annual Baker University Class 1, 2, 3, 4, 5A Marching Festival beginning at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Liston Stadium.
Sixteen marching bands and four color guard units will perform. The community is welcome to attend. Admission is free.

Young at Heart to
gather for lunch
Young at Heart group will meet at Lighthouse Baptist Church at 1 p.m. Oct. 18 to travel to Ottawa for lunch. Community members are welcome to attend.


Librarians attend
system training
Becky Hayes and Kathy Johnston, librarians at Baldwin City Public Library, attended a two-day retreat sponsored by Northeast Kansas Library System for technology training and workshops.
The session was held at Valley Falls. More than 75 participants attended and will receive continuing education credit from the State Library of Kansas.


Coal Creek Library
open through October
Coal Creek Library, Vinland, will be open from noon to 4 p.m. on Sundays through October. The library can be open by appointment by contacting Martha Smith, 594-3960.


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


Events set
at Baptist Temple
Gospel Pick'en begins at 5 p.m. the first and third Sundays. Evening services, teen group and kids' programs are available at 6 p.m. Sundays at Lighthouse Baptist Temple. 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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