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Hershey News (Newspaper) - March 12, 1959, Hershey, PennsylvaniaHershey news vol. 7 a Hershey Pennsylvania March 12, 1959 no. 11hershey s group insurance program reached new High Mark during 1958 processing group insurance cla1m.s and dispensing information keeps this office Busy. Here mrs. Minnie Lex of the Hershey chocolate corporations wrapping department at left receives an insurance policy Horn mrs. Judith Dourte seated while Milton j. Shaeffer a Hershey estates garage employee discusses an insurance matter with mrs. Doris Gerlach. Mrs. Lex has been employed by the chocolate while or. Shack Feivish year. Employee of the Lei a hey garage. The insurance office staff is headed by w. Royce Ward and although located in the Hershey chocolate corporation office building it administers the group insurance program for the chocolate corporation Hershey estates and Milton Hershey school. Concert tour for school orchestra the Hershey High school orchestra is preparing for its second annual Spring concert tour which will take place on March 16 and 17. The tour will take the Hershey organization to Bald Eagle Kittany High school at Miil Hall for an Assembly concert then on to Menoyo for an evening concert for the Community. One of the highlights will be a two hour concert clinic sponsored by the music department of the Pennsylvania state University and presented by the Hei hey High school orchestra before the present and future music orchestra conducted by miss Jane i. Emel numbers 52 members. The concerts will feature Rodney Stoessel As piano soloist Richard Hiler As trumpet soloist and the string ensemble. Reid Henderson Mary Ann Donovan Reid Henderson and Mary Ann Donovan play the Lead roles in the Hershey Junior College players presentation of a Bell Book and the production will be presented for the Public on March 19 and 20 in the Little theatre. Hershey High musician gets state band Honor Richard Hiler son of Bruce Hiler of Hershey route 2, has been selected to play first trumpet in the Pennsylvania All state orchestra in Scranton on thursday Friday and saturday of this week. The Young Trun pet artist is a Junior at Hershey High school w Here he is a member of the orchestra band and is president of the schools music club. ,. This past summer he attended a six a week music school in the Pennsylvania state University Campus. Jets on such diverse subjects As rocketry resonance taxidermy and Carni Voi Ous plants were exhibited by Hershey senior and Junior High school students last Friday at a science fair. Winners were qualified to enter the capital area science fair at Zembo mosque april 4-8.horticulture society s new officers elected mrs. Richard Bacastow was elected president of the Hershey horticulture society at the March meeting of the organization. She succeeds mrs. Ralph Horst. Other officers elected Din ing the session were mrs. J l. Stahl vice president mrs. Marvin Cohen corresponding Secretary mrs. Paul seavers recording Secretary and mrs Milton Miller treasurer. The newly elected officers will office at the april meeting. Statistics have just been compiled and released by the Hershey chocolate corporation Hershey estates and the Milton Hershey school regarding claims paid to their employees and eligible dependents under the com Preheim Sive group insurance plan carried for the Benefit of the employees. These claims reached the staggering total of More than $6,700,000 since the plan was initiated in 1939. The 1958 premiums Cost the companies nearly $1,00,000. The figures Are for the comprehensive a group insurance plan Only and do not include the companies contributions to the ret ii ement program. The program includes life insurance Accident and health weekly benefits and Hospital and surgical coverage. It is underwritten by the metropolitan life insurance company and the entire Cost is paid by the . At Hershey chocolate corporation there was a total of 2,838 claims paid during 1958, while Hershey estates reported 685 claims and the Milton Hershey school paid benefits on 292 claims. The insurance office is presently writing approximately 5,000 Benefit checks a year. The largest Hospital Bill paid during the year was $2,474.80, while the largest amount of weekly disability benefits paid under the program was $1,040. There were Many surgical Bills which reached the maximum amount of $300. The Dollar amount paid during 1958 is the largest for any year since the program was begun in 1939. Officials of the companies stressed that the Dollar amount of claims was skyrocketing and that the total Premium for 1958 was More than three times the Cost predicted w Hen the benefits were liberalized in 1954, students display exhibits at Hershey science fair at the local schools preliminary fair on Friday prizes were awarded to two students in each senior High school science category with four prizes awarded in the Junior High division. Projects of All descriptions were exhibited. A three stage missile exhibited by Dennis Lauder Milch was awarded first place in the math and engineering category for senior High Stu i Taits. The Awai d winners senior High division lath and engineering a Dennis Laudermilch three stage missile William Charles demonstration of analog and digital computers. Chemistry a a nne Koons electrolysis of sodium Chloride Sally Meckley chemistry of Coal. Physics a Thomas Distef Ano resonance David Bikle Foucault pendulum. Conservation a Lewis aurer and John Clouser. Biology a Marena Tighe Honey exhibit Robert Kirkpatrick taxidermy. Junior High division Carol Warrington the cell David Snyder Remote weather vane Gary Paul finding area of Square Genee Garman carnivorous plants. Hershey news comm. Big. Hershey a. Bulk Rati u. S. Postage paid Hershey a permit no. 13 3547 requested if undeliverable

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