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Mainland Extra (Newspaper) - November 13, 1986, Galveston, Texas Mainland Bank Valrner Fyk Lextra r96s calves ton newspapers inc Mainland Center Hospital 409 9315000 409 931 5113 Mainland extra thursday morning la East meets South in Art exhibit artists meet Texas City emerging realists East meets South is an exhibit which brings together 12 american artists from two distinct geographical areas new York and Houston Galveston under a common Art movement real ism the show runs through dec 15 at the College Art gallery the show features the selected works of new York artists Jeanne Duval Les Reker Jeanne Rovegno William Sullivan Dan Van Horn Amy Weiskopf and Houston Galveston area artists Lydia Bodna Balahutrak Stella Dobbins Mona Marshall Robert Mccoy James Templar and Jean Wetta Ariel Perkinson assistant director of the Sherry French gallery in new York spoke at the shows opening nov 1 three College of the Mainland students have been nominated for the Harry s Truman scholarship Competition for the 198687 Aca Demic year com notes Truman scholarships Are awarded on the basis of Merit to students who will be College juniors in the forthcoming Aca Demic year and who have a demonstrated interest in Public serv ice and an outstanding potential for leadership in government the students Are James com Pian a Public health major from la Marque James Clawson a political science student from Kemah and Patricia Jarkesy a Public management major from Texas City the three students were nominated by com faculty members one scholarship per state is awarded each year in addition up to 52 scholarships see East Page 2 Holiday dinner offered to needy Texas City Mainland meals of wheels mow and Mainland Center Hospital much have joined forces to provide a thanksgiving feast for Galveston county residents whose incomes Are limited or who have no one with which to spend the Holiday there Are Many people in the Community who have been hard hit by unemployment who Are living on limited incomes or who have no family or close friends to spend the Holiday said David Marlborough thanksgiving feast organizer and much director of foods and Nur tuition thanksgiving provides the perfect Opportunity for people in communities around the country to pull together and demonstrate a caring attitude toward their he added noting the Success of a similar project in Houston which he assisted with last year Marlborough said the Houston project last year illustrated that a need existed and judging by the unemployment rate in this area we Are expecting to feed tween and persons attending the thanksgiving feast will be transported to much at specified times throughout the Day nov 27 to avoid overcrowding and Long lines he said transportation however is needed to pick up participants organizations or churches that own vans or buses and would like to assist with this project Are encouraged to Contact Marlborough in addition volunteers 30 per hour Are needed to help serve As Are donations of food including turkeys canned goods and stuffing and Money to raise funds mow and much Are raffling a color television electric mixer and 22pound Turkey chances which can be bought at the much cafeteria Are is or two cans of food or packages of stuffing turkeys can be delivered to much and Money donations can be sent to David Marlborough Mainland Center Hospital Box 2756 Texas City 775822756 persons who plan to participate in this thanksgiving event can Check the newspaper next week for information on the time and face partly pants will be picked up in their communities or Call 9385133 or 3372469 ext 5462 for information fund drive at 88 percent of goal special to the extra special to the extra Texas City our report this week recorded in new pledges bringing our total to Date to or percent of our Mainland communities United funds goal if we can have two weeks like this one we will be Able to report a successful Campaign to our executive com Mittee wednesday reported Foley Provenzano general Campaign chairman our Industrial personnel Divi Sion accounted for of our total this week with two More plants coming on big Sterling chemicals reached 143 percent of their goal reported Harry Robin son Conrad Hottman and Bonnie Regini reported that Texas City refining is up to 107 percent of their goal in addition they raised another from Raffles at the Plant bringing their total to 119 percent Ira Goldknopf at a reported 94 percent of their goal and expects to go Over next week we still have not heard from Houston lighting and Power and the Choc Olate Bayou plants we should get a total of from them plus at least from clean up at some of the other plants with this the Industrial personnel should end up with around or 105 percent of their goal plants which have completed their campaigns Are Amoco chemicals 100 percent Amoco Gas 101 percent Galveston water authority 103 percent Marathon Petroleum 84 percent Texas City terminal 82 percent Union car bide 105 percent and Brown and Root 67 percent each person in our plants and each person on the Mainland should be proud of this reported Henry Davis Industrial personnel chairman lets go the employees of four Kroger stores in our area set a goal to More than double last years pledges our first report shows that the Dickin son and Friendswood stores went Over their goals in fact they went seven percent Over doubling last year reported Jane Baucum co general Campaign chairperson our communities accounted for of our pledges this Ralph Hupe and Pat Dispensa in la Marque still Lead with 91 per cent of their goal Santa be percent Friendswood was helped by Kroger and Deb Bie Kreneck reported 34 percent in Dickinson Skippy Collins re ported 84 percent and Only needs Hitchcock was 77 percent and needs Only we know you can do it Nancy Ken Francis reported Texas City is in sixth with 74 percent of their goal reported Bayshore is now at 59 percent and league City is at 47 percent w of books on Texas weather available i a Ai Danilc to la Marque the Texas sesquicentennial read Texas Book month program for november includes weather gardening and climate books such As Texas weather Garden Book for Houston Hurricane where Texas meets the sea Gulf coast Gardener Texas Gulf coast and Texas land of con Trast drop by the Library to pick up these and other titles about weather gardening and climate the new videocassettes All in vhf format have arrived Thev include Freaky Friday Kellys Library notes heroes rear window secret of nigh be knobs and Broomsticks magnificent seven and All of me among others they can be checked out on a current adult borrowers card for three 3 Days at a time this group of videos will be at the Library in november and december Story times at the Library Are wednesdays at and stories Are the same for both times so just choose the time most convenient for you Story times Are for children Ages 46 registration is not necessary please enter at the second Side door facing the parking lot pet owners and animal lovers will be interested in a special program Here at the Library on nov 19 at 4 Gabriel Rojas of the animal control department will present a movie about rabies and its prevention Rojas said rabies has not become a serious problem in la Marque yet it is already in har Ris and fort Bend counties and people there Are scared we want to educate the Public so that rabies does not become rampant Here but it is just a matter of time since the surrounding coun ties have had outbreaks unless we take Active measures to keep it free tickets Are available in the childrens department for More information Contact Christy Malone childrens Library by or Patrick j Savage special to the extra editors note the follow ing is the second instalment of a two part series on smoking to coincide with the american cancer society great american smoke out nov 20 Savage is a pulmonary specialist on the Mainland Center Hospital staff much notes is a weekly column provided by the staff of Mainland Center Hospital Texas City More than premature deaths occur from cigarette smoking in the United Stales each year this is More than the total number of american lives los in world War i Korea and Vietnam combined it is estimated that an average of five and on half minutes of life Are lost for each cigarette smoked the direct effect on health care costs is also staggering with smoking related health care costs totalling More than billion per year indirect losses from lost wages disability and Early death Are roughly billion each year this Means that every person in the United states loses about per year nonsmokers doctor offers pointers on How to quit smoking through pm in Moth he much notes smoking induced illness paid by taxes and increased health insurance premiums the sensible and healthy thing to do of course is to quit smok ing chances for developing lung cancer decrease each year a per son refrains from smoking and development of emphysema bronchitis or heart attacks decrease markedly As Well generally More than so percent of smokers realize the serious through group methods including both commercial and Public pro Grams of those smokers who have quit for any length of time the vast majority have been Able to do so without the help of any formal programs hypnosis or drugs of any kind it is important to Start with a Strong desire to quit smoking most any formula to quit smoking be it self help or a formally Struc tured group program will be successful with a smoker motivated to quit some motivations include concern about health problems pressure from spouse or children and the increased Cost of cigarettes the following Are some tips tried to quit one or More times it is obvious then that most smokers do not continue smoking because they want to but rather they smoke because they cannot quit More people than Ever Are kick ing the cigarette habit several methods for quitting have been tried including hypnosis acupuncture and Nico a quit Day and prepare for it write the Day on the Calendar and make it a very special Day refrain from picking a Day on a whim or at a time that might be stressful such As during holi Days quitting on january 1 As part of a new years Resolution is generally guaranteed to fail you have picked your quit Day stick to it a Good Day May by the american cancer society change to a Low tar and nicotine cigarette take fewer puffs of each cigarette and smoke each cigarette half Way Down do not fool yourself by taking More puffs and smoking More cigarettes to get the same amount of nicotine the hours during the Day when you smoke for dont smoke a cigarette before 10 or after 8 this will Force you to Cut Down on your cigarette consumption change your daily routine and smoking behaviour if you associate a food such As cof fee or an activity with smoking try to avoid these or modify them somehow for example you May want to smoke holding the Rette in your hand you dont nor Mally use keep a record of when you Are cutting Back on your cigarettes buy Only one pack at a time buy your cigarettes at a convenience store where the Cost can be considerably More expensive and will help make cigarettes a financial nuisance above All do not buy Cartons wrap your cigarettes in paper and lock them up use mat All your cigarettes do not hide them in a Bottom drawer or on the top closet shelf this will Guaran tee failure As you will unconsciously admit to yourself that you will need a cigarette at some time before they quit permanently most smokers relapse one or More times do not consider this a failure but pick another quit Day and proceed again if you Sud Denly have a craving for a cigarette you May want to discuss this with a nonsmoking Friend or a smoker you May be Able to substitute an activity such As walking bicycling or swimming when you develop an urge for a cigarette generally quitting becomes easier after each relapse remember take one Day at a time and eventually you will be an a smoker insist on sitting in the Ato smoking Cabins of air planes and in nonsmoking sections of restaurants once you quit smoking you must always con Sider yourself a nonsmoker additional information and help can be obtained from your doctor or from the american cancer or Patrick Savage House for n health Many people May need a formal program and your doctor should be Able to help you find one suitable for you in the past two decades Over 30 million americans have quit

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