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Kokomo Tribune (Newspaper) - November 12, 1994, Kokomo, Indiana Blue Devils move on to semistate Page B1 70 KOKOMO lTRIBUNE 50 cents We Care People wait in line Friday at the Kokomo Mall as Alma and Sandy Maudlin autograph copies of their artwork in the first We Care calendar Photo by Brian Reynolds Kpkomoans mark time with We Care calendars By JULIE McCLURE Tribune local area editor WWKIs We Care made a date with area residents Friday after as thousands of the inau gural We Care calenders were purchased at Kokomo Mall to help the needy at Local artistswho contributed their art to the calendar were on hand to autograph it and visit with the Shirley whose painting Youre Always Wel come is featured on the June I am very and continued to autograph her A steady line of buyers were waiting at tables along the center of the mall near The calendars were printed at Kokomo Lithographic and Kokomo Litno employees sported We Care sweatshirts as they helped with the calendar Id say it was a pretty major undertaking in a short period of said Cindy Kokomo Lithographic company It was three concen trated weeks of real long days when we began print Were just pleased we had the oppor tunity to be a part of this project We Care projects have a very posi tive and it brings our organiza tion Higgins said the compa ny bought each employee a We Care sweatshirt to celebrate the companys participation in the Those who stopped by early were snapping up two and three calendars a planning to give them as gifts this Linda said she might send one to her who is serving in the as a reminder of The calen dar has a list of community events for each month in Kokomo and the sur rounding area below the art Wilma who is a We Care bought four cal endars for Christ mas and birthday Her provided the artwork Last Days of Autumn for the Novem ber The Kokomo Crisis Center has oak calendar holders for which will protect the They are taking orders for the calendar holders at The note cards that feature art work from the calendar Were also selling at a brisk Cal endars are and note cards are The calendars and note cards that remain after Fridays offer ing will be available at the We Care which topens at WWKI later this We Care organizers plan to set the date for the store opening within the next few Artists featured on the calen dar include Mary Bertie Deborah Patti Colette Sandy Shirley Mike Robert Alma Welcher and Janice Wieden Comarella Photography provided the photography work for the We Care gives its proceeds to the Kokomo Rescue the Salvation Army and the Kokomo Tribunesponsored Goodfel which provides clothing and toys to the needy at Inside todays Kokomo Tribune Classified ads Comics DearAbby Entertainment Metro A2 Nation News of record A12 Primenme A7 State A3 A3 Gingrich Cooperation compromise no Wont pull any punches on poverty programs WASHINGTON AP Newt Gingrich said in his first speech as incoming speaker of the House that key antipoverty pro grams should be replaced thor oughly from the ground sig naling that he will pursue an ambitious legislative agenda and pull no His strategy with the Democrat ic White House Cooperation compromise In remarks to the Georgia Republican said Medic Head Start and the Job Corps were among the programs that need to be reexanunea He added that reexamining a program doesnt mean it to be abol Striking his familiar combative he left little doubt that when the new Congress con venes in he would try to Gingrich push it in a much more conservative still reveling in the GOP capture of also said ne would not compro mise with President Clinton on the tax welfare and other measures his party vowed to pursue in its campaignseason Contract With He said he could cooperate with Clinton on some including efforts to make government On those things that are at the core of our those things which are at the core of our phi and on those things KC voting takes on a new twist State board to study proposal to add districting requirements By TRISHA TURNER Tribune staff writer KokomoCenter School Boards proposal for an amended election plan has just one more hurdle to clear state The State Board of Education will likely consider the which would add districting requirements to the local boards election at its 8 meet Joe state Department of Education said a certificate notifying the state board of KokomoCenters inten tion to amend its own board elec tion plan has been received from the The state boards attorneys are reviewing the pro posed these do pass he If the state board OKs the new it would be If it does the proposal would be sent back to KokomoCenter with sug gested In KokomoCenter School Board approved the amended election plan that calls for one member from each of four resi dency districts to be elected by all where we believe we represent the vast majority of there will be no he told a meeting of Let me draw a distinction Cooperation compromise White House Chief of Staff Leon Panetta called Gingrichs remarks the same kind of speeches that hes been giving for almost 16 years in The reality is that if Gin grich is to be taken at his word and he does want to this hopefully will be a period in which we can work Panetta said in an interview on PBS MacNeilLehrer Its easy to talk about these issues every member of Congress can give a Rotary Club But in the end you have to deliv KokomoCenter voters every four years starting in Three at large members would be elected in 1998 and every fourth year after all KokomoCenter School Board members are elected meaning they may live anywhere in the school The basic northsouth dividing line for residency quadrants in the new plan would be Markland Avenue and Sycamore The primary eastwest dividing line would be Washington and Lafountain In thenKokomoCenter board member Phoebe Carter sug gested the election plan changes as a way to provide the district fairer and more equal representa KokomoCenter voters were given four months to file a peti tion against the plan or provide an Neither was received by the school board in the allotted said David Kokomo Center community relations offi The State Board of Education will meet at 9 8 on the fourth floor of the state Depart ment of Education 251 Ohio Saying twice David plays Reveille at the inaugural rais ing of an American flag at Andrews Episcopal 602 Superior The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8035 observed Veterans Day Friday to say thanks to all who have served in the Armed Forces and to raise a newly purchased American The flag and the flagpole were donated by the local VFW Post to Andrews Epis copal Church as an expression of Andrews has allowed the VFW members to meet at the church twice a month for the past two a plaque com memorating veterans was For a related please see Page Photo by Brian Reynolds ;