European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Dec 29 1967, Page 15

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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - December 29, 1967, Darmstadt, HessePage 16 the stars and stripes Day december 29, 1967 turkish women Jake Pride in taws work. Above Mahmure president of cooperative shows daughter vahide How to make hemp handbag while right members of Village sewing class Model creations As Volunteer teachers beam their Pride from behind. Taws project building Bridges with Needles and books by Elaine Baker each tuesday morning members of the turkish american women s cultural society Village group taws visit two villages 20 Miles from Ankara Turkey in efforts to Bridge the Gap Between turkish cities and and turkish volunteers work together teaching Village women sewing and needlework. The also operate Nursery and elementary schools health clinics children s libraries Home economic class Sand adult literacy classes. Although greeted at first with suspicion talc volunteers now after six. Years of work Are welcomed with smiles and handshakes. Community centers built by cooperative efforts in each Village to accommodate the taws activities stand As mute testimony of the villagers Village built a 2,500-meter Access Road for the volunteers organization also provides financial assistance for Village youngsters who must travel to larger Vil Lages for education above elementary school Levels. In one Village without water volunteers Are helping get water piped in. The turkish government has watched the program with interest and even has provided some financial and technical assistance. Our activities Are related to the women s own interests in homemaking and child care explained mrs. Beret Renda turkish co chairman of since its inception in 1961. In the schools we try to use simple materials an techniques which can easily be duplicated and we tie in our activities with the teaching program. The Library program seeks to inspire children to read lust for fun and to give them a peek at the world outside their Village she said. In needlework and sewing groups the emphasis is on producing High Quality professional looking products and we also encourage their creating original project s aim always has been to help the villagers help benefits have not been limited to the villagers. City dwellers volunteers and villagers have Learned More about each other and turkish women and teen agers from the City have come to accept More the concept of leaving their Homes to do Volunteer work. Working Side by Side also has Given turkish an american women an Opportunity to get to know and understand each other better. Potpourri general Burchinal s Holiday party was a Ball daughter engaged Augsburg More than 325 persons at tended the Christmas Charit Ball sponsored by the Augsburg officers wives of the 30th Field hos Pital officers decorated the officers club in Christmas themes for the Ball. Maj. mrs. R. Wetherill led the grand March under drawn Sab ers of four lieutenants of the 24th inf div. Wetherill i commanding general of the 24th inf div. Carols were Sun by members of the Augsburg american High school choir under the direction of James g. Miller. Receipts from the evening s activities will go to the High school s scholarship fund. Gellhause american red Cross youth volunteers in Gellhausen who carried Christmas Trees and gifts to a local old folks Home were Susan Hannon Ralp Brown Nancy Hernandez and Jeffrey Hill accompanied by miss Jean Burke and fran Rathay instructors in gel i Hausen schools. The group toured the Home and san Christmas carols in German. Pir Masens the Pir Masens officers an civilian wives club executive Board will sponsor a Cham pagne Brunch for teachers at the Pir Masens Munchweiler american schools and Post Nursery school Jan. 14 at noon in the officers club. Reservations must be made by Jan. 11with Karen Miller at Parma Sens Civ. 63104. Club members will meet Jan.4 at 1 . For a luncheon at the officers club. The program sponsored by the overseas service corporation will Fea Ture tips on Carefree Home making with Quick and easy cooking hints. Reservations must be made by Jan. 3 wit Karen Miller or Tilly Sunder land Parma Sens Civ. 63153. Ramstein mrs. Nancy j. Egan has Bee named Ramstein s outstanding family services Volunteer of1967. Since joining the ram Stein is in october 1966, has donated 333 hours to the program serving As chair Man of the welcoming and in formation committees. Wife of. Sgt. Thurston l. Egan and Mother of Craig 13, and mary4, mrs. Egan was praised by it. Col. David j. Schmidt base vice commander for showing Superior initiative leadership and professional competence. Her contributions towards the Success of the program have been vital to the Success of the Overall Mission of the miss Wendy Burchinal Gen. David a. Burchinal Usan Deputy commander in chief of the . European command Stuttgart Germany and mrs. Burchinal Falls Church va., have announced the engagement of their Daugh Ter Wendy Clarke to John Wilbur Craine jr., son of mrs. John Wilbur Craine or. Of Urbanna a. A june wedding is planned. Wendy Burchinal was graduated from St. Margarets school Tappahannock va., and Pine Manor Junior College Chest nut Hill mass. She is a Stu Dent at Katharine Gibbs school new York City. Craine was graduated from Christchurch episcopal school Christ Church va., and is in his senior year at Randolph Macon College Ashland a

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