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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 22, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 8-THE LETHBRIDGE September The Herald- Family CALENDARS St. Michael's Hospital Ladies' Auxiliary would appreciate the donation of books and paperbacks, also magazines published within the past six months. Any items may be dropped off at the desk. The Anne Campbell Singers will sponsor a fall dinner at 6 p.m. Sunday in Southminster church hall. AH proceeds will go to the group's 1974 tour of West Germany and Scan- dinavia. Tickets are available from any member or from Leister's Music. A coffee party to welcome newcomers to the congrega- tion will be held from 10 to a.m. Thursday. Oct. 4, in the McKillop United Church Hall. UCW members will be happy to welcome all ladies to this coffee party. The Ladies' Auxiliary to the Rehabilitation Centre for the Handicapped will hold an an- nual tea and sale of work from 2 to 5 p.m. Thursday. Nov. 1 in the Scandinavian Hall. Couples are invited to learn to square dance with Southminster Circle Square Dance Club new beginners' class at 8 p.m. Monday in Southminster hall. Women are asked to please bring a box lunch. The second Southland Writers Workshop will be held Thursday and Friday at the Park Plaza Motor Hotel. Anyone wishing to attend may pre-regi'ster from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Park Plaza. Out-of-towners may still register Friday morning. Faith Rebekah Lodge will meet at 8 p.m. Monday in the IOOF Hall. Visiting Rebekahs welcome. ORDER OR ROYAL PURPLE Lethbridge Lodge No. 32 STEREO RECORD PLAYER WINNER MELODY HORHOZER CALGARY Draw made al annual Elks Carnival, Sept. 15th Lethbridge Lodge No. 32 Order of the Royal Purple, will hold the regular meeting at 8 p.m. Monday in the Elks Hall. A good attendance is re- quested. Lunch to follow. A tea and bake sale will be held in Southminster United Church Hall from 2 to p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29 spon- sored by the Symphony Women's' League. Hostesses are Mrs. Sheila Wickey and Mrs. Jean McGuire. Proceeds will go towards the support of the Lethbridge Symphony orchestra and chorus. Everyone invited to attend. Playtime at university Children at the University of Lethbridge co-opera- Shown with the children are staff members Rick Gibbs, live child care centre take part in numerous activities centre, and Marg Kenna at right, holding the young- at the university. The centre is a community service est, an eight-month old baby. Children are not separ- and policies are made and approved by parents, ated into age groups and follow no structured program. Family atmosphere key to centre HELP US TO HELP OTHERS! The Salvation Army Welfare Services Need Clothing, Furniture, Toys, Household Effects Call 328-280O For Pickup Service OR LEAVE AT 412 1st AVE. S. By JUDE CAMPBELL Herald Staff Writer Jennifer had been busily in- volved with her trike but left in a moment to stretch up her arms and beg a cuddle from "granma." Obligingly, Jean Kuijt held and rocked the little one, sing- ing a nursery rhyme; alter- nately listening to the woes of another tyke who was getting just a little jealous of Jen- nifer's attention. "Everyone here is com- pletely explained Jean, co-ordinator of the child care centre at the University of Lethbridge. "We have no structured program for the children to R.W.Y. UPHOLSTERING PHONE 328-5257 ANYTIME CASH BINGO TONIGHT. O'CLOCK HUNGARIAN OLD TIMERS HALL A Blickout Bingo pliyid for till won evirf Saturday plus Jickpots JACKPOTS 5 Cards for or Z5c aach (LocaUd Neil to No. 1 F.O.E. BINGO TONIGHT EAGLES HALL 6th Ave. A and 13th St. N. Every Saturday Night at 8 p.m. 5 Cards for 1 .OO or 250 Each Three Number Games JACKPOT FrM Glints Fret Cirds DOOR PRIZE Gold cards pay double money Children undir 16 not illowed IT'S EASY TO PLAY PRICE INCLUDES month FREE music lessons delivery gg Complete YAMAHA Music Course .with 60 popular numbers NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY RATE FINANCING A world of creativi- ty at your fingertips One man auto rhythm band 1 YAMAHA spacious sound, reverb, reverb balance, vebrata pedal sustain i Headphone jack ex- tension, complete with earphones YAMAHA Model B4-cr Ml 99 .95 SUPPLIES LTD. Corner 3rd Avenue and 13th Street South follow, and that's the way it should be. It's very much a home and family atmosphere, where the children aren't segregated according to age, but allowed to mix and play with whomever or whatever they prefer." The centre, which is run totally according to the needs of the parents who make use of it. has one full-time staff member. Rick Gibbs and another part-time member. Marg Kenna. "Rick is a most welcome addition to the Jean explained, "as I really feel that children need to have a man around not just women." She explained that all parents are involved in the running of the centre, as well as taking part in the actual care of the children. "We have no rules for the children, but the parents are expected to commit themselves to spending a set number of work hours here. "This is not my centre, and I certainly don't want anyone to think it's a drop-off place for their children. "It's a parent co-operative, run by the student society. Each parent comes in once a week, on a graduated time schedule. It's important to have them in touch with what's going on here, and we plan to elect a parent ex- ecutive which will ensure all nursery policies are approved by the parent she said. Children at the centre range in age from eight months to five years and are mostly youngsters of faculty staff or students. Jean stressed that the general public is welcome to make use of the centre when attending a special seminar, and using the library, or other U of L facility. "We're open on an 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. basis and always have four or five workers on duty. There's lots of room for the kids to spread out. "The most important thing is for the parents to realize they should contact us before coming out to ensure we can accept another child for that time. And every child should he brought here ahead of time so that he knows where he's going and can get used to the place. "Dropping off a kid and leaving immediately is not the way we run she added. The centi itself has two large rooms. With areas sec- tioned off for painting, play- Chris Zubenky of the Gemini Beauty Salon invites you to use this coupon. s-g.oo GEMINI BEAUTY SALON THIS COUPON GOOD FOR ON ALL HAIRCUTS Off Off ON ALL OTHER BEAUTY SERVICES (Except Comb-Outs) Valid until Dec. 1st. Our staff is tully qualified and courteous appointments not always necessary. BEAUTY SALON 706 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-2079 (Opposite the new Safeway Store Downtown) acting and individual activity. Smaller areas have been allotted for quiet activities such as reading or sleeping. Included is an outdoor and in- door playground and a kitchen. The children bring a bag lunch and the centre supplies juice, milk and cookies for the "tea parties" which take place all day long. "We've considered supply- ing lunch, but the kids get such a kick out of bringing their own lunch, we plan to leave as it is." she said. Although the structure of the centre is extremely flex- ible, Jean explained that every child attending (there are 45 families, some with two or three children) is known by name and staffers have developed personal relationships. "We spend more time sitting and cuddling than anything. The mothers take care of assisting with the painting and reading and such, and we take our cues from the kids. What they want to do, we do if they want us to join in." Included in the activities are visits to various departments at the university such as drama, biology and the gym. "This setting provides a wonderful wealth of resources for us as well as students who often come in and have the op- portunity to be around children' especially those planning on early-education courses." added Jean. She said the centre is in need of supplies, especially a rocker "to rock the unhappy large dumptrucks, big pillows for sitting on, more toys which can be played with by groups "to teach the children and a walker for tots. Jean Kuijt may be con- tacted at the centre by phon- ing 329-2336 "HAM" It at WATCHERS. The world's most advanced weight control program takes another step forward! We've put more foods on our famous program the program that's already brimming over with variety. Come to a WEIGHT WATCHERS class and find out how we fit things like pork, ham, and beans into the program that lets you enjoy eating more than ever. THE WEIGHT WATCHERS program helps you lose weight and keep if off while not taxing your food bill. There's a class near you St. Augustine's Anglican Church 11 Street 4 Avenue S, Tuesdays p.m. p.m. Cardston United Church Wednesdays p.m. Cardston, Alberta faber Civic Centra Thursday p.m. Taber, Alberta Pincher Creek Town Hall Mondays p.m. Pincher Creek, Alberta ZENITH 0-6124 (TOLL FREE) NOW ACCEPTING NEW MEMBERS Ann Landers Dear Readers: This month marks the 18th year of my career as Ann Landers. We've gotten to know each other pretty well. You've blessed me, been delighted with some of my answers and disgusted with others. When you've cried on my shoulder I've comforted some of you and told others to turn off the waterworks and stop wasting the natural resources. On occasion you've persuad- ed me that my advice was wrong and I've reversed myself. But I've been right more than I've been wrong and with good reason. I tap the best brains in the country for my answers. Since a great many physical complaints are closely related to emotional problems, I've prevailed upon some of the country's most distinguished physicians to be my con- sultants. With the help of these specialists I've been able to alert 54 million daily readers to what's new in health care. Some of you have written to say I may have sav- ed your lives. When I ran the column urging you to send for the cancer society's free booklet on breast self- examination, nearly half a million women wrote to the national headquarters or to their local Cancer Society of- fices. Thousands of women did find lumps most of them were benign, but some were malignant. Because they were discovered early, hundreds, maybe thousands, of women will live another 40 years and dance at the weddings of their grandchildren. Today I am going to ask you again to send for a free booklet that could save your life. It deals with a disease that most of you will be shock- ed to learn strikes one out of every ten Americans. I am talking about commonly known as high blood pressure. Over 23 million Americans have high blood pressure. Half of these sick people don't know it because usually there are no symptoms. The person who DOES have symptoms headaches, dizziness, fatigue, low sex drive in the prime of life is lucky because he just might go to a'doctor BEFORE he suffers a stroke, gets a heart attack or is stricken with blindness or kidney failure. How can you protect yourself against this killer dis- ease, or deal with it if you do have it? The first step is to educate that's why I am urging you to write for the free booklet. It will not only tell you what to do, but it will give you assurance that almost every case of high blaod pressure can be controlled with medication. Send a postcard to: HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH BETHESDA, MARYLAND 20014 If you're too lazy to write a postcard, slip this column into an envelope and scribble across it your NAME and ADDRESS. They'll know what you want. ANN LANDERS Copyright 1973 Field Enterprises, Inc. GUITAR lessons instrument supplied for home practice at Ph. 327-7524 530 Sth St. S. LETHBRIDGE ASSOCIATION FORTHE MENTALLY RETARDED announces the winners of the Carnival Raffle 1st G. Fletcher 2nd H. McKelvery 3rd L Holman We would like to thank all the volunteer workers for the giving of their time and extend our ap- preciation to all the people who supported us. Have your carpets and furniture cleaned Duraclean No messy soaking. No harsh scrubbing! Kvi.T.vthing is dry and ready for use the same day. See fibers revive... colors come alive! Don't settle for jnessy, old-fashionco1 methods on the Duraclean Ab- sorption Process. ENROLLMENT WEEKLY FEE THEREAFTER Duration it Ihe nrofniional cleaning method tin! Im CfltfiCI Ihfl bl 1'arents' and theatijxuva! ol thi American BtitJicli 1 Tilling Lal.onloiiel. For FREE quotation phone WILSON DONALDSON 1404-11 Avenue 8. Lethbridge ehone 328-5886, 327-6981 ;