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Sioux Center News (Newspaper) - April 23, 1975, Sioux Center, IowaMchan Low bidder on 40 units of Low rent housing forty More units of Low rent housing financed by Federal funds Are to be constructed in Sioux Center this year. Twenty of the units will be located on a 10--acre site immediately East of new Homestead on the North Side of Meadow drive and will match the 40 Brick units now in service at new Homestead. All will be of 1-bedroom size and will be equipped with refrigerators and Kitchen ranges. This is the site located immediately East of new Homestead background on the North Side of Meadow drive where the new Low rent housing units for the elderly will be constructed this year. The units will be of Brick and the same architectural design As the 40 units now in service at new Homestead All will be one bedroom units and equipped with refrigerators and ranges. The other 20 units will be residential dwellings for Low income families of All Ages and will be scattered throughout the City on lots on which the Sioux Center Low rent housing Agency has taken options. Six of the Homes will be of 2-bedroom size 12 will be of 3 bedroom size and two will be 4-bedroom styles. Some will be split level in design. Bids on the 40 units were opened at the new Homestead office Here thursday afternoon and Low bidder among three general bids submitted was Mchan construction inc. Of 1700 Riverside blvd Sioux City. The Mchan bid was $856,966.000. The next lowest bid was submitted by f. And h construction 5634 South 85th st., Omaha nebr.-$884,950.000. Destigter Bros. Construction co. Of Sioux Center also bid on the project$913,605.000. Farmers Coop society of Sioux Center submitted a bid of $578,295.14 on the 20 dwellings Only. The bids will be reviewed by the local Low rent housing Agency Board . Tepaske de Harskamp James Koldenhoven Gerald Bosch Warren snieder and by Elmer Vermeer executive director of Low rent housing and will then be submitted to housing and Urban development officials in Des Moines for their approval be fore any bid is officially accepted. A reconstruction meeting is sex continued on Back Page Golden age club to meet the Golden age club will meet monday april 28, at 12 noon in the basement of the Sioux Center Public Library. A pot Luck dinner will be served. This is the existing Community building it new Homestead Low rent hous ing development Tor elderly which is to be enlarged Uncle the upcoming construction program to adequately accommodate the population expansion in the area resulting from construction of the 20 new units. They greeted 2,000 the old fashioned Way the concentration was on things of old including old crafts old skills Antiques old scrapbooks pictures clippings old furniture at the Sioux Center Public Library Here Friday where a Large number of old crafts and skills were demonstrated and Many interesting Antiques were displayed As a part of the Library s Observance of the Bicentennial year and of National Library week. Hence it was fitting that members of the Library staf f be gowned in the old fashioned manner As pictured. Left to right Mikkel Mouw Lois Siebersma librarian Dorothy Boeyink Mary Lynn Bogaard and Kay Dobbins the staff had the Opportunity to Greet nearly 2,000 local people who turned out during the Day to see the interest ing historical displays and demonstrations. More than 2,000 see crafts demonstrations More than 2000 attended the crafts and skills demonstrations held at the Sioux Center Public Library Friday april 18, in Observance of National Library week and the approaching Bicentennial. Over 70 demonstrated skills or crafts and approximately 42 Contri buted items for display. 1137 books were checked out of the Library that Day. Winners in the contest to guess the number of books to be checked out of the Library that Day were in the kindergarten through third Grade group Kristin Meendering first Kim Bald second and Danny Vanden Bosch third Valerie Vanden Bosch was first in the fourth through eighth Grade group Clark Scholten second and Nancy Byl and Kathy Kaemingk third. Craftsmen who registered too late to be listed in last week s Issue of the news Are needlepoint mrs. Harold Grace Boeyink tatting mrs. Christine Vermeer sausage making mrs. Peter a. Mouw Corn Husk tools mrs. Merle meter bread making mrs. Al Menninga and mrs. Darrell Vander Kooi. Continued on Page 10 Dort to Host Christian High band festival Dort College will Host on Friday april 25, the area Christian High band festival. Bands from Unity Christian High Western Christian High southwestern Christian High and Central Christian High will participate in this year s festival. The bands will rehearse in the Dord College auditorium Friday afternoon and present a Public concert at 7 30 . Friday. Each band will perform two select ions at the evening concert. In addition to the individual performances a massed band of Over 160 musicians will perform 4 selections am an honors band of 60 select instrumentalists will perform 2 selections. Boys states Are Jay ver Hoof Billy Vlieger representing Sioux Center High school and the Community at annual Hawkeye boys state at Camp Dodge near Des Moines May 31 through june 6, will be two Junior students Jay ver Hoef 17, son of or. And mrs Arnie ver Hoef and Billy Vlieger 17 son of or. And mrs. We. Vlieger. The boys were selector for the week Long citizenship training Prog Arr sponsored by the Iowa american leg Ion from a list of Junior boys chosen by members of the High school staff on the basis of Scholastic standing general interests leadership ability character Etc. Continued on Back Page the High school directors will conduct one of the massed band selections. The honors band will be conducted by professor Gerald Bouma conduct of the Dort College concert band. There will be no admission charge however a free will offering will be received. Continued on Back Page Christian school Bond concert april 29 three Sioux Center Christian school bands beginning Middle and advanced will present a concert at the Christian school auditorium at 7 45 .tuesday, april 29. A freewill offering will be taken. Date 4-15 4-16 4-17 4-18 4-19 4-20 4-21 weather report High Low precis. 59 63 61 51 43 52 55 37 43 48 39 31 29 38 total precipitation 0 .27 t .42 t 0y_ .69 Christian school graduation thirty four Sioux Center Christian school 8th graders will receive Diplo Mas at a graduation program which will be held at Bethel Christian re formed Church at 7 30 . Wednes Day May 21. Class speaker will be Tim Draayer Sor Wilbur Draayer. Public school events sunday May 18-baccalaureate. 2 3u fm., first reformed Church Rev. Jack Boerigter speaker. Tuesday May 20-High school commencement 7 30 ., auditorium Honor student class speaker. Friday May 23-Kindergaiten graduation h. S. Auditorium 2 . Sioux Center Iowa wednesday april 23, 1975 volume 82 number 17 family film at Library april 26 a family entertainment film will be shown at the Sioux Center Public Library saturday april 26, at 1 30 . Admission Price is 25 tto help defray the Cost of film rental. The Story is of an orphan girl whose up beat philosophy touches the hearts and souls of a group of cynical adults and changes an entire Village. The film is in color. Showing time is 2 hours and 14 minutes. Combined Church choirs to present cantata april 27 the combined choirs 125 voices of first reformed and Central re formed churches of Sioux Center will present the cantata alleluia with taped orchestral accompaniment at the High school auditorium Here at 7 15 . Sunday april 27, under the direction of Dave Silhacek. The program was written and arranged by Bill Gaither and Ron Huff of Nashville Tenn. Soloists featured Here sunday night will include mrs. Dave Silhacek mrs. Glen Verne i vein Beernink 11 v Mouw John Wesselink mrs. Shirley do ruler Wayne Vermeer and Roger lenders. Narrators will be Don Brook the Rev. Jack Boerigter and the Rev. Wesley Kiel. The Public is invited to attend. The program is described As a worshipful experience which incorporates testimony and song. Jay ver Hoef Billy Alleger to award dishwasher shoppers of the Sioux Center Trade area Are invited to begin registering on Friday april 25, at Sioux Center stores each time they shop for a Mother s Day promotion drawing for a famous Brand dishwasher $400 value which is to be Given away at 8 45 .thurs Day May 8. All persons 18 and Over Are eligible to Register except business and professional people and their spouses. After the drawing on May 8, the Winner s name will be announced immediately in downtown Sioux Center and at the by Vee parking lot. A per son must be present to win. If the person whose name is drawn does not respond within two or three minutes a second name will be drawn. Prior to april 25, All shoppers Here Are invited to continue registering at i Cal stores each time they shop for a final weekly prize $100 value which is to be Given away this week. The win Ner of this prize does not have to be present to win and will have a Choice of nine prizes that Are on display in the front window of modern foot Wear. Fret pork Barbecue in City on Juno 23 a free pork Barbecue supper will be served at Central Park in Sioux Cen Ter on monday june 23, under sponsorship of the Sioux Center chamber of Commerce As a gesture of thanks for patronage received during the year. A pork Sale will be featured at to i state livestock ring Here the Day of the Barbecue. Will plan local cancer drive at meeting april 25 a door to door cancer crusade for funds will be conducted in Sioux Center the forepart of May with volunteers of the Community making the solicitation reports mrs. Margaret Samani local drive chairman. Plans for the drive will be formulated at a meeting in the fireside room at the local Public Library scheduled for 9 30 . Friday april 25. Coffee will be served. All interested persons and especially those desiring to learn More about cancer Detec Tion Are urged to attend. The meeting will feature a film re leased through the american cancer society entitled ways of detecting make Appeal Tor volunteers women of the Community who Are willing to assist with the forthcoming drive Are urged to Contact mrs. Samani phone 722-4045 prior to the april 25 meeting if possible. Living memorial envelopes will be a available at the meeting. Special guests will include Sharon Wadsley North West Iowa Field representative of the american cancer society and mrs. Eleanor Jasper Sioux county vice chairman. Large vocal groups and band concert april 29 Sioux Center Community High school mixed chorus and boys and girls glee clubs under the direct in Dort concert is april 30 Dort College s concert band con ducted by professor Gerald Bouma will present its final concert of the year at 8 . Wednesday april 30, in the College auditorium. The concert will feature Light music including several Pep band selections. Featured soloist with the band will be Gail Schonewill a senior from vol a . Gail will play an arrangement of s air from suite no.3 for baritone Horn and clarinet choir. The Dort College stage band will perform four sections including Gerry trips written by Bouma for the Dort band. There will be no admission charge for this concert. Carmel pastor receives Call members of the Carmel reformed Church were informed sunday that their pastor Rev. Brook Stephens has received a Call from Emmanuel re formed Church of Edmonton Canada. Of Gary Dobbins and the band under the direction of Dave Silhacek will present a concert tuesday april 29, at 8 00 . At the High school auditorium. They will present numbers that will be performed at the state Large group music contest which will be held saturday May 3, at Rock rapids. There is no admission charge. Ftp Trot i t t t i t t t Ift t t to of or. High activity night 7 30 april 25 two one act plays will be presented by the 7th and 8th Grade students of Sioux Center Community the High school auditorium at 7 30p.m Friday april 25, As highlights of the annual Junior High activity night. A 7th Grade cast will present the comedy the Money tree and an 8th Grade cast will present the court room drama the comeback caper also appearing on the program will be the 7th and 8th Grade choirs. There will be a special display of Junior High Art in the auditorium that evening with All interested persons invited to View the exhibit before and after the dramatic arid musical presentations. . Prom King and Queen Randy Beernink and Eunice Kempis seniors reigned As King and to Uteri Ove Over the 1975 Sioux Center Community High school Junior senior banquet and prom held at the school auditorium Salu iday evening they were elected to the Honor by the members of the Iunisi class. Randy is the son of i. And mrs. Eugene be Emma and t Muce is the Daugh Ter of or. And mis. Orville Kern pers

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