Mainland Extra, June 2, 1988

Mainland Extra

June 02, 1988

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Mainland Extra (Newspaper) - June 2, 1988, Galveston, Texas the Difference Sales Service Parts 7700 BROADWAY OAIVKTON HOUSTON 740245 1 4802451 f 1986 vision Newspapers In THURSDAY MORNING JUNE MAINLAND BANK Member of Sonkerj Palmer Hwy Celebration plans beginning to gel HTTPUrrVW HITCHCOCK Plans for this years Hitchcock Good Ole Days celebration Aug 2021 are taking shape the chamber of commerce reported Harry Robinson general chairman of the celebration which is sponsored by the Hitch cock Chamber of Commerce has called the next workers committee meeting for June 7 The meeting will be held on the celebration grounds at Highway C and PM 519 at 7 Spouses of those working are also asked to attend this meeting Booth reservations will be ac cepted until Aug l To make res ervations call the chamber office at 9869224 Parade entries also are being accepted There is no special theme for the parade except the celebration title Good Ole To enter contact Marie Bray at the chamber Marsha Knapp is chairman of the Miss Good Ole Days Contest She is now taking applications for the contest Call 9865785 or the chamber off ice Contestants must be young women from Hitchcock of high school age Each will need a busi ness sponsor and will be expected to appear for at leasl two judg ings Edwina Williams is working on the entertainment Those inter ested should contact her at 986 5920 George Conner and Curtis Devers are in charge of the barbecue cookoff to be held Aug 6 They will accept reservations or those interested can contact the chamber office A 42Toiirnament will be held at the cookoff and at the celebra tion Winners from each will play for the championship on Aug 21 The chamber also plans a Blue Bell ice cream booth and a fun ny picturetaking booth Anne Sander and Bobby Sander are responsible for these booths Preschoolers to be screened by TGISD TEXAS CITY Texas City In dependent School District will be holding preschool screening for children who will be 3 or 4 years old by Sept 1 1988 Parents are requested to call the school in their attendance area for an ap pointment for their preschoolers Maralyn Hersliman educational diagnostician especially urges parents who think that their child may have a problem in one or more of these areas hearing vi sion language fine and gross large muscle skills and speech to schedule testing All testing take place at the Danforth Campus 313 4th St North Individual schools will be tested according to the following schedule June 9 and 14 Danforth Cam pus exl 398 June 13 and 14 Kohfeldt Ele mentary School ext 254 June 9 and 15 Heights Elemen tary School ext 256 June 7 and 8 Northside Ele mentary School ext 255 June 10 and Wilson Elementary School ext 253 Only makebelieve HSSr tion Superfund Erwin 945 1799 please contact Tricia Karate expert to known as SARA the Emergency Planning and Community Rightto By NICKY DELANGE The Daily News HITCHCOCK TheGenevieve Miller Hitchcock Public Library will kick off its summer reading club program Friday withsome exciting kicks by Al Garza and his students What have karate kicks got to do with reading books Plenty according to librarian Kathy Brooks who has scheduled sever al exciting activities for the sum mer year the reading club theme will be Trailblazers and and youngsters who register for the librarys free summer club will find out about both the historic past and the challenging future In addition to the live karate demonstration by Al Garza and his students there will be number of other entertaining activities planned for area youngsters Pat Carfa a wellknown Canadian performer known for her re cording Song for a Sleepyhead will perform songs and fingerplays at the library June 15 This is geared for the three to seven year olds in the club but parentsarewelcomeas well Popular magician Mike the Mad Hatter of Magic will return by popular demand to amaze and amuse reading club members July 5 This will also be Teddy Bear DressUp Day and members are invited to dress up their favorite bears and bring them along to the library Each member bearing a bear will receive a certificate of adoption for Teddy and ribbons to all the bears entered Other special activities include a musical performance by the tal ented Ochoa children Jerry and Jessica after the screening of the film Cricket and the on June 8 On June 10 Joanne Schraider will present a live pup pet show Jack andthe Jack wili delight chil dren ages six to eleven as both a trailblazerandstargazer Kristie Balbert a storyteller from Friendswood will appear library proqram June 28 to enchant her young au dience with the tale How to Eat Fried Popular author Tom Townsend will appear July 12 as famous pirate and local rogue Jean Lafitte bringing to life this trail blazer who roamed the high seas And the library will present its own special storytime puppet show Outer Space A Spaced out July 6 for younger members of the reading club A very unique treat is in store for club members July 26 when Hitchcock historian Dorothy Peterson takes them to the Genevieve Miller home located next toJlhe library There mem bersof the Heritage Society will perform a living enactment of what life was like when Miss Genevieve was a young lady growing up For more information on this summer reading program or to register your child stop by the Genevieve Miller Hitchcock Public Librarv Mata Bruce Cervantez Karate kids make movie TEXAS CITY Karate students Bruce Cervantez and Mata both contributed their talents with small parts in a move They Still Call Me which has been re leased on video and now was seen during the month of May on HBO Both boys worked in Houston in a fighting sequence against David Mendenhall and Johnny Tune the star of the movie sister Hope also won a part as a spectator in the tournamentscene Their instructor Al Garza from the American Karate School in Dickinson also had a part in the movie as a master Bruce is the son of Mr and Mrs Steve Cervantez of Texas City A fourth grade student at Heights Elementary School he has a brown belt in karate at the American Karate Club in Dickinson He is rated first in the state AOK Top Competitor 1986 and Hope Mata are the children of Mr and Mrs Mario R Mata of Texas City is a fifth grade student at Levi Fry where he is in the choir A brown belt in karate he attends American Karate Club in Dickinson and is rated third in AOK Top Competition 1986 in Texas He also plays baseball in the Texas City ma jor league Hope a student at Texas City High School enjoys swimming and basketball The movie was released in California in June 1987 In March 1988 released in a video Procurement conference planned TEXAS CITY The College of the Mainland Government Pro curement Center in cooperation with the office of Congressman Jack Brooks and the Department of Commerce will hold a Federal Procurement Conference June 17 8 at La Marque High School 300 Vauthier Road La Marque The conference will offer the business community the opportu nity to meet on a oneononebasis with federal agency procurement specialists and prime contractors of federal agencies Persons attending the con ference will be counseled on sales opportunities to the federal gov ernment federal procurement and contracting procedures as well as expert opportunities The primary goals of the Center are to expand the focal economic base and to reduce the labor surplus in the Galveslon County area To date the Procurement Center has served 220 county bus s and has assisted them in obtaining million in contract awards For more information on gov ernment contracting call Billie Robison or Pat Jarkesy at 109 9380923 Now is a good time to prepare for a career in real estate ac cording to Ken Sheffield an in in College of the Mainlands real estate pro gram The information Im getting from authoritative sources is that the real estate market in our area is set for a solid upward move in the near Sheffield noted He will be teaching Real Estate 131 Principles of Real Estate in the Summer I session to be of fered Monday through Tuesday COM also offers a Real Estate Cooperative Education Program in which students combine class room learning with actual work experience under the supervision of the College and the broker Three course in his program RECOOP 241 RECOOP 242 and RECOOP 243 will be offered in Summer I session Wednesday at or Persons interested in any of the above courses may register on Monday and Tuesday May 30 and 31 and begin classes fmmediately For more information please call 409 9381211 or 732803991 Ext 386 or 311 4H members to reap wealth of scholarships By BRAD COWAN County Extension Agent DICKINSON Outstanding 4H members from across the state will reap a bountiful harvest of scholarships at the 1988 Texas 4H Roundup at Texas Universi ty June 79 More than 90 youth will receive scholarships totaling more than Our Texas 4H scholarship pro gram is second to none and con tinues to grow each year due to tremendous support from the pri vate sector The Texas 4H Foundation spon sors the worlds largest scholar ship It all began some 27 years ago when one scholarship of was awarded The 1988 scholarship donors in following Houston Live stock Show and Rodeo Houston Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show Fort Worth Raymond Dickson Foundation Halletlsville Texas Farm Bureau Waco Davidson En downient College Station Texas Grain and Feed Association Fort Worth Floyd Lunch Endowment College Station Texas 4H Foun dation Memorial fund College Station Volunteer Leaders Asso ciation of Texas San Antonio Livestock Exposition Fort Worth Dosvntown Stock Show Auc tion Syndicate and Panhandle South Plains Fair Lubbock All of these scholarships have a tremendous impact on the Texas 4H program and provide educa tional opportunities for many de serving youth Recruited Sonya Renee Burns a 1985 honor graduate of La Marque High School and a senior at the University of Texas Austin has been recruited to work al the Proctor and Gamble Ivorydale Technical Center Cincinnali Ohio his summer She has been selected as an Outstanding College Student of Ameri can and serves as president of the Na tional Society of Black Engineers Pi Sigma Pi Chapter Her parents are Leslie and G wen Burns Texas City ;