Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 12, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta
Friday, May 12, 1972 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD 3 PLAN DAY CARE CENTRE Kalhy Bergen, left, Anna Retzlaff and Anne Bergen, all of Coaldalc, plan lo operate a day care and drop-in cenlre al Coaldale from May 15 lo Aug. 16. II under (he federal governmenl's Opport unifies for You Hi program. Tymburski Photo for 6drop _n_ grants project -in' COALDALE (IINS) The Coaldalc Opportunity for Youth project has been approved by the federal government. Appearing at council recent- ly were Kathy Bergen, spokes- man, Anna Retzlaff and Anne Bci-gen, all of Coaldalc, co-ord- inators of the project. They, and a number of other local persons, along with vol- unteer help, plan to operate a day care centre and an evening drop-in centre. In earlier contact, town coun- cil assured the group the town would provide the necessary facilities for such a project. Now the government go- ahead has been received, the group approached council HIGHEST Miss Patricia Dawn Wozak, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Wozak of New Dayton, has won the Khvanis Student Award of S3flO for achieving highest average in first year business administration at (lie Community Col- lege. again, asting for assistance, particularly for facilities where the two programs could he coir ducted. Council allotted lo assist in the project. Suitable accommodation will lie sought. A number of loca- tions were suggested. Council- lor Pelcr Lctkemann has bci'ii the liaison between council and the group. He will now work with councillors Mrs. Erna Goertzen and William Martens as the liaison committee to en- sure the project is set up and in operation. Miss Bergen emphasized the aim is to involve the entire community. She stressed the need for vari- ous furniture and equipment, such as tables, chairs, cribs, toys and games. Slarting date is May 15. The group plans a wide range of activities which will encom- pass the community as a whole. They plan to accommodate about 50 children and more it the need warrants. One of the chief aims is to provide a day care centre for children of the native people coming into the area to work on the sugar beets. These children will be picked up, cared for and fed a noon meal with activities to be ar- ranged for the youngsters. The evening drop-in centre Is to be geared for both Indian and white young people. It is to be set up to provide them with rccrealional facilities1 and or- ganized activities which will stimulate creativity: sports, handicrafts, enter t a 1 nmcnt, and drama during the evenings and week-ends. "The project Is aimed at bridging the gap existing be- tween the people of Coaldale and the Indians who come Into town for a few months, by pro- viding opportunllies for them to interact with each other." It is Pension plan Canada Pension Plan official J. C. (Fern) Bouchard says H. F. Viney will be in attendance at: SPARWOOD Town Hall, May 15 lo a.m. FERMi; City Hall, May 15 to 3 p.m. CHANBROOK Room 101, sessions set Federal Building, May a.m. to p.m. KIMBERLEY Union Hall, May a.m. to 4 p.m. CRESTON Federal Agri- culture Building, May IB a.m. to 3 p.m. Mr. Vincy will answer queries on the Canada Pension Plan, the old age security and the guaranteed income supplement. Save as you Order- before June 30th Now is the lime to reduce the cost of your lubricant requirements by taking advantage of our Spring discount offer on a wide variety of quality Texaco lubricants. Don't wail unlil Hie last moment offer expires June 30lh. The savings are made-to-order. tailored lo the size of your order. Acl now. TEXACO Farm Lubrkants JIM SWARTZ TEXACO PRODUCTS BOX 590, VAUXHALL Phone 654-2555 M. BALOG AND SONS PETROLEUM PRODUCTS LTD. 338 DIAIRMORE Phono 362-2144 I.AVCRS BULK FUELS LTD. 1915 2nd Avenue Souih Lelhbriclgo Phona 327-2762 callus todavandsave! hoped the community :vill be inspired lo continue lo work at this problem in the future. Participants who took part in planning the project along with Kathy BerEen, Anna Rctzlalf and Anne Bergen are Mr. and Mrs. Les Brandt, Sharon Ma tin, Shirley Derksen. Phillip Unrau, Dnve Bergen, Mr. and Mrs. Ernie Wiebe and Dave Driedger. The group will becom part ol the community for the summer by relating to various local so- cinl and church organizations as well as the Alberta Mennon ite Home for Ihc Aged and the Sunrise Ranch, Coaldale. It was noted all have skills, abilities and training to qualify in operating the day care and drop-in cenlre activities. One member is a certified teacher, three have experience working in day care centres with Chicano, Indian and Negro people. Almost all have worked in summer camps, one as a rccrealion director. (They plan lo work in close co-operation with the Coadale recreation COALDALE The Barons- Eurcka Health Unit is sponsor- ing the following infant and pre-school clinics; ENCHANT: Tuesday, May 1C, in the School from 1 to 3 p.m. TABER: Tuesday, May 16, in the Heallh Unit Office in the Administration Building, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and to 4 p.m. COALDALE: Thursday, May 18, in the Heallh Unit Office (upstairs in the Town Office Building) from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and lo 4 pm. TADEH: Thursday, May 18, in the Health Unit Office in the Administration Building, from 10 a.m. lo 12 noon and to 4 p.m. IIAFIDIEVILLE: Friday. May .19, in the School (rom lo p in. For social service appoint- ments telephone: Coaldale 345- 3388; and Taber 223-3911. Dr. G. R. C. Palmer, medical officer of health, urges parents to ensure their children are fully protected against conta- gious disease and tooth decay. Children should be taught the liasic rules of cleanliness pnd [hat smoking conlribules lung cancer. Improve parks FORT MACLEOD (HNS) The Fort llndeod recreat I o n board has approved use of Sum- mer Temporary Employment Program (STEP) money for the Fish and fiamc Centennial Park development and a general up- grading of ball parks and other recreational facilities. The grant totalled GOLD MEDAL WINNER Palli Kunderl, lefl, Blair- more gymnast, won a gold medal ot Ihe recent pro- vincial gymnastic meet ah Edmonlon, excelling as the lop novice girl. Margaret McDonald of Coleman took second place honors. Coach is Renso Caslellarin. They are members of the Crowsnest Consolidated High School team. Decoux Pholo Cut tax rate NATAL (HNS) A 72.79 per ccnl increase in assessment values has allowed the school board of the Fernie school dis- trict to decrease its mill rate by 2.84 mills, despite its heavy financial commitments for new buildings, more slaff and added operating cosls. The financial report prepared by board secretary E. T. Cham- bers was presented to the board and was approved. Money vhich must be raised for school purposes totals 023.328 and vith the new as- sessment figures, the mill rate of 1972 for educational purposes will be 30.36. levied upon 100 per cent of all taxable land and 75 per cent of all taxable im- provements vrithin the school district. Amounts lo be requisitioned fic.m the four components of Ihc district are Fernie, Spar wood Elkford, S3J.795 and the rural areas Cox Ranch okl lo POUUCK] FORT MACLEOD (ll.NSi The Cox Ranch in the Porcu- pine Hills has been sold, ending a family business venture of 71 years. Retired North West Mounted Police officer Col. II. Cox homcsleadcd the land in j pot, Sask., and Seven Persons. Later il was taken over by liis son Bill. Recently it was sold lo Ihe Lippcrt Brothers, Paul and Kurt of Calgary and a third brother in Newfoundland. The takeover will be in June. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Cox are now residing here. By D'ARCY RICKARD ordered a niR a month ago and we still haven't yoL it. Personally, I think it's hung up .somewhere between Pia- Some train man somewhere mg. T mean, this is terrible! 1 refuse lo sweep this under the rup I want it out in the Tax burden increased KIMBETUEY City of Kinibcrley J972 mill rate has been .struck at ..54, com-; total of pared with the 1971 rate of 77. open! I'm coinii It Ed someone on (he carpel for this! Indoor or outdoor or In mi- lady's chamber, tins is loo long lo wail to walk barefooted in my rumpus room. I know these kids feel, is probably beating it out on these kids who shipped their the dusty prairie somewhere at I science fair cxhibils lo Karniji, some abandoned railroad sid-1 Ont., and arc .still wailing for a scientific explanation n[ v.'ncre DIP stuff is. Rail service h now than it ever was. I recall, back in im I rode i a freichl train from B.C., to Vancouver and Hie ser- vice was lousy. T supine on my belly for about MVP hours at Boston Car, wondering Audited financial stale- i if they were goinp In leave me men! shows .surplus on there or cct another cnpinc. Comparative analysis, bracketed: schools, 30.PI general purposes, 37.G3 debt, 7.53 hospi- tal, and regional dis- trict, .64 (.fifij. Real properly taxes provided 3 and unconditional pro- vincial transfer grants Revenue included reserve fund transfer and Kimbcrley Ski Then all the kidh yelled ''Holio' Holm'" at inn and the railroad didn't Iry lo s t o p them. that rug comes, (it was shipped April '11. I'm a.ssur- Club transfer as operator of the I'm goinp In put it right city's North Star ski hill down and chew il. Six ones two times three (S1E 2T3) Make up your own way to remember your code. Then send il lo your friends. Youtli grants okayed i TABER (HNS) Federal j government grants (oLalling covering five Opportu- nity for Youth programs have been announced by Agriculture Minister H. A. (Bud) Olson. An inter school tutorial pro- gram will provide a month's employment for 10 intern teach- ers. They will provide tutorial service to individual students lo overcoming problems in malhc- matics and basic reading. Thp i grant amounts to A grant of goes lo Grassy Lake pair to clean up i and encourage full use of park I facilities. A summer games project ?L i Enchant will receive for three people to pursue com- j munity awareness nf camping skills, arls and crafts. AL Vauxhall a project involves a grant of Two people will provide daytime programs for children in arts and crnlls, panics, canoeing, sports and Damping, and evening classes for adults to include.badminton and other recreationaJ activ- i itics. Five people will for employed at Hays, si a of MI the renovation of cxisling rcc- j reaLional facilities there. 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