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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 17, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 22 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Thursday, Moy 17, 1973 Council members direct executive HAMILTON (CP) Mem- bers of the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) are telling their executive what they want the organization to do, rather than the ether way round, says council president Thelma Rolinger. Mrs. Rolinger of Edmonton said in an interview Wednesday that the group's annual meeting now being held has been organ- ized so that delegates mil be setting up guidelines for the work of the next two years. "What the delegate body is doing now is projecting to the leadership the focus and future of the organization "In workshops and general sessions they have stated what they want as members, as women in this world, as com- munity volunteers. "If" membership is blocked from a direct voice, then you begin building up frustrations. Members want to be part of de- cisions The 70 delegates representing the council's members, have been deliberating in work- shop sessions since the four-day meeting opened Tuesday. They have agreed they want NCJW to continue its interest m the family unit, with special emphasis on the Jewish family. Mrs. Rolinger said the new approach to membership in- volvement began about six years ago. In the past two years, each of the 10 local sec- tions has had a representative on the national board to become part of the decision making "It has allowed us to change things more quickly. And with the initiation of these coun- cillors, we have a better rela- tionship between national and local leadership. "Some of the sections have begun an experimental process of group leadership, a sharing rather than an authoritari m ap- proach. It's easier to develop leadership training, to share knowledge. And if the section president has to move to South America tomorrow, the group doesn't fall apart." Introducing the 1973 Supercar. Comfortable big car interior. Essential. But who wants ail that chrome and tinsel hanging on the snout7 Who needs all that trim drooping from the tail? All you really need is a Datsun 510. Datsun 510 is all car, not just a sheii like some. It's just as tough and solid as it looks and it's exactly it has to be, to be a near-perfect performer in all kinds of Canadian traffic. foreign Car (Lethbridge) Ltd. 1102 3rd Avenue South Lethbridge, Alberta Tel: 328-9651 6 and S Sales and Service Ltd. 437 Victoria Street Box 645 Blairmore, Alberta Tel: 562-2134 Cardston Farm Service Ltd. 124 Main Street Box 820 Cardston, Alberta Tel: 653-3346 Henker Farm Equipment Ltd. 4419 1st Street West Claresholm, Alberta Tel: 253-3110 Chinook Service (Taber) Ltd. 5332 46th Avenue Box 249 Taber, Alberta Tel: 223-3063 Harry's Auto Service ltd. 2111 20th Avenue Box 270 Coal dale, Alberta Tel: 345-3090 DATSUN Party in the park BILL GROENEN pnoto Fun, games and food were part of the wind-up party held for the girls of Blus Triangles. The day in the sunshine was the final get-together of the YWCA club until the children return to schooi in the fall. Blue Triangles meet during the week for games and crafts, and is for girls ages eight to 12. Alberta Council of aging names city woman to board By JUDE TURIC Dorothy Anderson, director of the Golden Mile Senior Citi- zens' Centre was recently ap- pointed to the board of direc- tcjs of the Alberta Couscil of Aging. Her appointment came at the annual convention which was held in Red Deer, and her posi- tion on the board as well as the term of office, will be out- lined at the June meeting. Mrs. Anderson has been ac- tively involved with senior citi- zens through her work with the centre, and has been a member of the association for three years. Two years ago, she was the recipient of the J. W. Buchanan award which is presorted to a j deserving individual to further their work with senior citizens in the province. Mrs. Anderson said that the council has done a tremen- dous lot for the aged "They have worked a lot on senior citizens' complexes and have recently done a great deal on information concerning new hoiteing projects. "They've pushed the building of attractive and convenient high-rise apartments and are always attempting to advance the cause of the senior citi- she said. During the recent conven- tion, Mrs. Anderson said the council members conducted workshops on pie-retirement, community based services, the training of workers for senior- citizen related programs, an- swers for anxiety, unused health services and senior citi- zens' housing. "Pre-retirement is becoming a concern because so many people are now retiring before the age limit. WeettJhimsv QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Dental Mechanii Capitol Furniture BIdg. PHONE 328-7684 Brian Daze receives the original vt for his Wee Whimsy. Send yours to JB. PLANT NOW PLANTS SHRUBS -TREES: We carry the largest selection of TREES and SHRUBS in Southern Alberta SHADE TREES Laurel Leaf Willow O Green Ash American Elder New TRIST1S Poplar free; Weeping Birch plus others FRUIT TREES Apple and Crabapple A few varieties of plums C Raspberries Currants Gooseberries and others SHRUBS Try our new Potentilla also other varieties Spireas Snowball Golden Elders Hardy Eskimo Roses Double Flowering Plum ORNAMENTAL TREES Mayday Trees Kelsey Double Flowering pink Crab Royalty Flowering Crab Weeping or Semi Weeping Caragano A large selection of JUNIPERS and CEDARS Our SPRUCE TREES are now In stock GARDEN SUPPLIES Sunshine Peat Moss Weed Killer Landscape Rock Garden Seeds Insecticides Organic Fertilizer SEE US FOR YOUR LAWN ORNAMENTS MOST PERENNIALS ONLY EACH LACOMBE NURSERIES LTD. Coaldale Highway Closed Sundays 5 miles east of Lethbridge Phone 345-4633 "Through seminars, the members Of the council are trying to spread the word of retiring to not from some- thing it gives so many something to look forward to." Mrs. Anderson added that a council committee is presently concerned -with helping the eld- erly who live in their own homes and haven't the means to maintain major repairs. She said minor repairs are often taken care of by student projects, or senior citizen grants, but that major work is beyond the capabilities of the senior citizen. The objectives of the Alberta Council of Aging are. to define the needs of the aging and aged and to bring current needs to the attention of appropriate government or voluntary agen- cies for action; To e n c o u rage systematic compilation of information on situations facing the elderly; Encourage research on mat- ters of concern and dissemmin- ate findings: foster inter-agen- cy communication and co-oper- ation; To inspect senior citizens homes and lodges and to take apporpriate action when neces- sary through the government agency concerned; To establish scholarships and research awards for work in the senior citizens' field; To start meals on wheels or- ganizations in centres where such a service is needed, co- ordinate services to the elderly and make recommendations on housing. Included on the board of di- rectors from the Lethbridge re- gion are Don Le Baron of Leth- bridge. Dorothy Pickering of Coaldale and Charles Gale of Blairmore. vn g Just Jude By JUDE TURIC CUMMER is the time for picnics and all the good things that go with them Like ants, bees, heat, wind and little kids running through the picnic grounds tipping over the kool-aid. But picnics are still a lot of fun, and can be a great sub- stitute for the usual run-of- the-mill type of weekend many of us sometimes expe- rience. Planning ahead often spoils the effeci of a good gather- ing, so why not try toe im- promptu approach. When the group is together and handing out the there's- nothing-'to-do line, hit them with, 'hey let's have a pic- nic! After the boos and hoots have died down to a gentle roar, do a high pressure sell and get them thoroughly in- terested in the possibility of seeing things your way. Have them consider the fun of piling into cars, driv- ing out to Park Lake or even Henderson and roasting hot dogs, marshmallows, guzzling pop, munching chips and learning the intricate art of starting a real live fire. Don't forget to mention how great food, done over an open flame tastes and how the occasional hot dog dropped in the ashes adds an out- doorsy flavor. Remember to laud the pleasures of having marsh- mallows go up -in flamee. and the nice burnt aroma thatlingers on your sticky fingertips. Remind them that stains wash out of jeans very nicely and even help fade them because the acid the color. For excitement, suggest someone bring a Frisbee and then count the number of times the girls curse as their fingernails break when they finally catch a ground throw. If the group seems slightly enthused by this time, add an offer to bring your baseball and bat and maybe the foot- ball stuck in the back of the closet. You might even get thoroughly carried away and challenge all to a swing con- test to see who can get the highest; or just enjoy long- lost arts like sliding on a slide and riding a merry-go- round. For those who really don't care to be healthy and athlet- ic, suggest they bring a swim suit and towel and take in the sun for a couple hours. If anyone at all has caught the picnic fever and is ready to trade all for a toasted hot dog bun, grab the nearest twig, whittle it into shape and have fun It'll probably turn out to be ore of the best weekends since you froze your belly to- bogganing. Woman sea captain arrested ATHENS (AP) Greece's first woman sea captain was ar- rested along with her father and brother on charges of smuggling about 200 pounds of hashish into the country aboard their ship, police reported here. Police sources said Capt. Sophia Petmezakis, 32; her fa- ther and chief mate, Nicholas, 57, and her brother Yarams, 30 chief engineer, were arrested after police discovered the hashish wrapped hi plastic bags in an oil tank aboard the freighter Sophia. f J lenda oca i appen naa caenar of i h The regular meeting of the Lethbridge Lodge No. 2 IOOF will be held Friday at 8 p m. in the Oddfellows Building. Visiting members welcome. V V The mothers' union of St. Mary's Church will sponsor a flea market Friday from 6.30 to 8 30 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, in the parish hall, 12th St. C. and 6th Ave. N. This Summer Relax in the Sun with an ACORN POOL Phone 328-3402 The vessel had ar- rived from Libya last week with general cargo and had dropped anchor outside the port of Piraeus, near the Greek capi- tal. Acting on an informer's tip, police boarded the ship and found the "high-grade hashish Police sources said the Pet- mezakis family was allegedly part of a gang that smuggled hashish to Mediterranean ports. Carpet Dirty? mr. steam PHONE 328-2853 Carpet Cleaning Ltd, Try a Tittle Tenderness: ALBERTOSOWN I CHICKEN! SWISS CHICK SANDWICH For each sandwich allow 2 slices buttered rye or French bread 2 slices Swiss cheese (to eovfr bread) 4 slices cooked chicken lettuce and slices of tomato mayonnaise or salad dressing 1 to 2 dill pickles or sweet gherkins Arrange chicken on bread, spread with salad dressing; cover with lettuce, sprinkle lightly with salt. Place Swiss cheese on lettuce and arrange tomato slices o" top. Place two open-faced sandwiches on each serving plate, garnish with dill pickles. This sandwich should be eaten with a knife and fork, i For the lunch box, place sandwiches on a small, plastic-coated paper plate and over-wrap with plastic, waxed or foil paper. Pack a small can of frozen tomato and can opener in the lunch box. Juice will thaw by lunehtime and, in the mean- time, keep the sandwiches cool and fresh. Send us your favorite chickin roeipe will sand you a book-full of ours. Alberta Broiler Growers' Marketing Board P.O. BOX STN A EDMONTON ;