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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 21, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 6 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Wednesday, March 21, 1973 Towfte Country" cFurnitutg> and Admiral Present CUSTOM CHEST FREEZERS ALL SIZES 7-12-15-18-23-28 cu. ft. NEW SPACE SAVING URETHANE INSULATION DRAIN PLUG IN MOST MODELS 5 YEAR FOOD PROTECTION WARRANTY 5 YEAR COMPRESSOR WARRANTY ONE YEAR FREE FACTORY SERVICE PLUS FURTHER SAVINGS IF YOU ARRANGE FOR YOUR OWN PICK-UP 'HELP BEAT THE HIGH COST OF MEAT7 MODEL CF 773 SIZE DELIVERED PRICE 7 CU. ft. CF 1273 CF 1573 CF 1873 CF 2373 CF 2873 12 cu. ft. 15 cu. ft. 18 cu. ft. 23 cu. ft. 28 cu. ft. 162 .50 19450 PICK-UP PRICE 15750 187 ,00 .50 277 .50 19650 20850 22750 267 50 FREE PARKING FREE DELIVERY CONVENIENT BUDGET TERMS QUAUTY MERCHANDISE FREE STORAGE DEPOSIT Will HOLD Getting involved Activities at the Community Outreach Centre are de- aflernoons and on Thursdays, with yesterday's early pro- signed to bring isolated people back into the mainstream gram -featuring instruction in lealhercraft. of social living, The group meets Tuesday mornings and sit-at-homes By MAUREEN JAMIESON Family Editor The warm hand of friendship s reaching out to those lonely, solaled people who hide them- selves away from the commun- ty. The Comtmmity Outreach lentre was designed "for the sit-at-home type. I mean the tind of people who sit at home all the said Celeste Nik- kei, who is directing the pro- ject. The program originated in the hospitals, she explained, "but we felt we'd like to re- locate in the community, so that we could get at people in the community who need the activity. It's a link between the hos- pital facilities the security of the hospital and the bru- tal "Many times people are not just prepared to cope with ev- erything at once, and they need a little bit of sheltered activity. "But anybody can said Mrs. Nikkei. "You don't have to have been a patient, or anything like that, "Basically, it's a twofold thing, It's a link, as I said be- fore, and also a preventalive measure for people who just isolate themselves into depres sion or something like that." Activities are held at the Rehabilitation Society building, 1261 2 Ave. A N., "Tuesday mornings, a.m. to 12 and Thursdays, usually in the after- Mrs. Nikkei said. "Tuesdays there are exercis- es, drama and craft activities if someone is interested. And then of course there's si- ent program from week to week. Sometimes we have pot- tery. Sometimes we go out on a like the trip to Sun- burst ceramics plant slated for this week. "Lots of times we'll have a more complex craft or some- tiling that takes the whole af- ternoon. "We've had a home econo- mist come out for a lecture and demonstration. "And we do have evening so- cial she said. "We've had a fashion show, and v.-e hope to have more parties in the near future. according to Mrs. often referrals or psycliiatrists Nikkei, "are from doctors or we find them from other agencies. "They're people with nothing to do, no interests, no hobbies. Attendance varies, she ex- plained, "but I'd say we have an average of about eight to 10. That's really scratching the surface. "We hope to have many times .hat number coming out reg- ularly, once we have the volun- ;eers. "Right now, I'd say (hey are mostly older and middle aged, but we tlo have all ages. And the program is (designed) to accommodate all ages." The Community Outreach Centre "has been going six weeks to two months Mrs. Nikkei said. "I'm on staff with Canadian Mental Health, My job is to co- ordinate and organize the ac- tivities. We hope to expand the program, but we need a lot more volunteers "The volunteers we do have, have really worked she said. The centre is a social, not a medical program, she explain- ed. The aim "is to reach out into the community for people who aren't participating but want to, and don't know where to start. "Wo hope lo present them, with a little bit of a spectrum of interests and perhaps they can choose one as a hobby or something like that." "There's no charge at for the centre's services, said 'Mrs. Nikkei, and transportation is provided whenever it's need- ed. Detailed program is 0100. Information on Hie available at 327- ways lime to si'c around have coffee. and there's Towfle Turnitui? "We're a Good Deal Better" 542 13th Street North Phone 328-1151 Store Hours: 9 a.m to 6 p.m.; Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Adjudicator Recently added to the list of feslival adjudicators for the Lethbridge and Dis- trict Kiwanis Music Festival was Jacqueline Dunckel. Mrs. Dunckel is an instruct- or in speech and drama at Mount Royal College in Calgary, and adjudr- cale the speech arts sec- tion of the feslival. Siie has been an active radio broad- easier for many years, author and actress. Mrs. Dunckel is presently the president of the Southern Alberta Associalion of Pro- fessional Speech Teachers, editor of the official news- letter for the Canadian Speech Association, and a member of the Association of Canadian Television and Radio Actors, mat The beginners' square dance group will dance Thursday at p.m. at the D.-. Ilamman School in Taber. Women are asked to please bring a box lunch. This is being held in con- junction with the recreation de- partment. There will be a rummage sale at First United Church Thurs- day from 6 to 9 p.m. and Fri- day from 9 a.m. to noon. Every- one welcome. The regular meeting of the Lethbridge Council of Home and School Associations will be lield Monday at p.m. in Winston Churchilf High School, 15th Ave. and 18th St. N. Topics to be discussed include the bus- and lunch-room situation, hearing-handicapped children and convention business. All as- sociations are asked to send representatives. Parents are welcome to attend. The- regular old time dance- will be held in the Fort Mac- leod elementary school Satur- day from to p.m. Be- ginners' lessons from 8 lo p.m. Lunch will be served. Chil- dren under 13 admitted free if accompanied by parents. The Ladies of the Original Pensioners and Senior Citizens will meet Friday at 2 p.m. in Gym 2 of the civic cen- tre. Bingo and lunch will follow the business meeting. A good attendance is requested. The regular monthly meeting of Dominion Rebekah Lodge will be held Thursday at 8 p.m. in the Oddfellows Hall. Mrs. E. Myers, district deputy presi- dent will make her official visit at this time. All Rebekahs wel- come. The regular meeting of the- Auxiliary to the Southland Nursing Home will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the home. Members are asked to bring six-inch squares of cot- ton print material to the meet- ing. Royal faces v A pensive Princess Anne found herself the subject of clicking cameras while competing in Ihe Amberly Horse Show in Cirencester, England. The young member of the British royal family, an ardent horsewoman, has been linked romantically in recent months with Lt. Mark Phillips, an- officer In Ihe British Army. The final full dress rehearsal for the Anne Campbell Singers and Teen Clefs Spring Sing, will be held Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Yates Centre. Blue dresses are to he worn for the first half and spring outfits ore to he worn during the second half. Members are asked to please return unsold tickets and money. JEN'S UNIFORM CENTRE SPRINC SALE ALL UNIFORMS DOCTORS', NURSES' BEAUTICIANS, He, PANT SUITS (White-Colored) Wo JEN'S UNIFORM CENTRE 404-SIh ST S. UPSTAIRS PHONE 328-3631 ;