Clipped From The Daily Reporter
Motor Freight of Warren. ' ~'«»-N»Wllt™!Wra»l«i8BI88l(fflBUIil« Would You Give Boost to 'Friendly Town'? "Friendlv Tnwn io an avnspimant in *h/» i«,,~i t !i.--_ w . .. - . _ "Friendly Town is an experiment in the sharing of love and understanding between children of tbe inner city and families in suburban and rural areas. "Caildren who are suffering tbe dehumanizing effects of poverty and segregation can thrive, even though briefly, on tbe fun, fresb air, good food, broadening experiences and loving interest teat a host family provides." This is 80 objective of tbe Cleveland loner City Protestant Parish's Friendly Town program. The Dover-New Philadelphia area again wiU participate i* (|p program this year as etui- dren m owge^ mietropolitafl areas wm visit local families. Last year, 14 Cleveland youngsters visited the area. Tbe Inner City Protestant Parish has conducted the program for 13 years. Mrs. Richard Casper of 601 N. Broadway av., New Philadelphia, is tbe area chairman. Persons interested in hosting a child may call her at M&0535. The scheduled visit this year is from June 29 to July 9. Families may, however, invite the child to stay longer or return again later. The children wiJl range in age from 6 to 12 years. Families may designate tbe age and sex of a ebMd, Volunteers will drive a chUd to a central spot in this area. Each family is asked to return the child to his home so they will have an opportunity to meet the child's family. Children are accepted as guests and the hosting f a m i 1 y is only responsible for their maintenance and entertainment. The family must first be approved by the area chairman. A brief biography of the child plus hints and suggestions to help make the visit worthwhile witt he sent. A "host preparation" meeting also will be held in New Philadelphia with Friendly Town staff assistance. Deadline for making applications is April 15.