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Cedar Rapids Gazette Newspaper Archive: December 1, 1974 - Page 5

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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - December 1, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                Sisters of Mercy Will t "erve the centennial of tho Sis- t. tern of Mercy In Cedar Rapids next Sunday, Students, facul- guests of the j bisters at tho college: llt'v' Dean Walbaum, college, chaplain, will be the Celebrant of a special liturgy 1 P m. la the Warde hall chapel. Sister Mary Agnes Mt, Mercy pros- dent will speak at a recep- tion in the dining room follow- ng the liturgy. Slides, cxhib- its, and a brochure will dc- scride the history of the col- lege and its relation to the centennial of the Congrega- tion. Mt. Mercy academy was founded in 1924, in the 50th year of the Sisters' work in Cedar Rapids. It continued in the building known today as Warde hall until 1958, when Regis high school opened as a central Catholic high for students on the cast side of town. "Ml. Mercy college' was founded, tut a junior college In glatc year in 1957, graduated its first baccalaureate degree class In 1999, and was ac- credited by the North Central Assn. in 1980. Tho college Increased Its enrollment 63- percent between 1969 and 1974. Rcglna hall, Mt. Mercy dormitory, is located on the spot formerly occupied by the Judge Greene mansion, built In 1898 and razed in 1964. Tho dormitory stands on high- est point in Linn Tho college was founded, operated, and staffed by the Sisters of Mercy. Although it is legally a corporation sepa- rate from the Congregation of the Sisters of Mercy at Sacred Heart convent, the college'and the Congregation have been united by the tradition and goals of the Sisters. It's Your Business! Meetings Ms week of public, tax-spending agencies 7 Monday Linn commission of veteran affairs Regular meeting. Linn Health center 400 Thi-d avenue SE, room 235. 7 p.m. Linn conservation boaid Special meeting j Shop building at the Matsell bridge area S p.m. Linn regional planning commission :j Fourth floor council chambers, citv hall I Tuesday j a.m. Cedar Rapids city council Informal meeting. Fourth floor council chambers city hall 10 a.m. Linn board of supervisors Open session j: Room 103, courthouse Zoning scheduled atJO 30 Handicapped systems board of managers i; Regular level conference room, Linn Health center. i; 3 p.m. Cedar Rapids city planning commission :j Fourth floor council chambers, city hall. Hiawatha water board of trustees. Spe- cial meeting. Council room, Hiawatha city hall. p.m. Community development priorities j: committee. Fourth floor council chambers, city hall. I Wednesday t a.m. Cedar Rapids city council. Regular meet- ing. Fourth floor council chambers, city hall. Thursday i Noon Linn Health center budget committee. Spe- cial meeting. Low.er loy.el conference room, Linn Health i center, 1 p.m. Linn, board of supervisors. Informal meet- iing. Room 103, courthouse. j 3 p.m; Information and referral advisory com- mittee. Regular meeting. Lower level conference room, Linn Health center. p.m. Linn-Mar board of education. Public meeting to discUss school facilities, .building! and im- provements program. p.m. Community development priorities committee. Fourth floor council chambers, city hall. i 8 p.m. Hiawatha city council. Regular meeting Council room, city hall. 10. a.m. Transit study committee counciTchambers, city hall. II a.m. Urban renewal board. Sixth floor confer- ence room, 'city hall. a.m. Lfiin county board of social services. Regular meeting. Health center building.. Kitlion's Bring, Back an Old Fashioned Our Holiday Gift to You! 20% OFF Regularly 34.00 for 8 piece set. Now 27.20 8 PIECE SETS OF FRANCISCAN MADEIRA CRYSTAL Ail through December, we're offering a big 20% savings on 8 piece sets of your favorite casual crystal. Buy now for holiday parties or; for gifts. Six festive colors- Plum, Olive, Smoke, Citron, Cornsilk or Ice. Six of the best shapes and sizes ever. PRICES GOOD THRU DEC. 31ST Downtown Building Killian's Downtown and Ljndale Plaza, Cedar Rapids and Mall Shopping Center, Iowa City OPEN SUNDAY TO PM To Onbr Your OonH. Want Ad DIAL 398-8234 B A.M. la 5 P.M. Monday Fridny. Til Noon Sal Sale! Women's Walking Shoes Killians MONDAY ONLY SPECIAL REGULARLY 9.00 of Ik or ityto with knit fit linings for your comfort. Slip-on In black, brown 
                            

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