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the evening news_sault_sainte marie, mi_25Nov1969_pg7 - Soo Sheltered Workshop Has Officer Election...
Soo Sheltered Workshop Has Officer Election James Brocklehurst was reelected reelected as president of the Soo Sheltered Workshop for the Handicapped, Inc., at the annual annual meeting of the board held Monday night. Other officers include Mae Wonnacott, vice-president; Margaret Margaret Staffeld, treasurer; Henry Ware, .secretary; William Pop- pink, public relations chairman; Letha Stevens, program chairman; chairman; Johann Ingold nominations nominations chairman; Mae Mitten, •ways and means chairman; Robert Bishop, board member at large. The workshop has completed its first year since organization, and during this time considerable considerable groundwork has been completed, completed, including the establishment establishment of a shop at the Clay Wallis Wallis building at 711 Johnstone St. reported J- J. Brunk, the workshop workshop director. The workshop now has three employes, the third of which will report for work on Dec. 1. He said that at present a bid is being being prepared for the employes, all handicapped, which would provide them with a packaging job starting early next February. February. "Our primary goal is to assist our handicapped brothers into a useful and dignified future," wrote Brunk in his report. He listed secondary considerations considerations of the Sheltered Workshop as follows: "Community support — Personal Personal involment and financial assistance. This will insure continuance continuance of an essential program program giving it the vitality so necessary to success. Employers support — Our "graduates" will need the employers employers understanding so they can fit into the mainstream of labor. Expansion — Facilities, and employes to permit of the estimated 200 handicap-' ped individuals in Chippewa County a direct involvement improvement of their existence." existence." Mayor Names Bible Week Mayor John 0. Harrington today he is proclaiming week Bible Week in Sault Marie, in a strong effort to remind people of all faiths role that the Scriptures play their lives. Mayor Harrington said he been prompted to make proclamation because the Bible is the most widely published in the history of mankind, appearing in more than 1,000 languages and dialects, and is owned by millions of people, has had a profound influence the course of history and on lives on men. In making his announcement, Mayor Harrington said the has provided man with a unique tie between the present and ancient past, and contains inspirational inspirational messages applicable today's problems as well as of yesterday, and is the source of mankind's most cherished hopes and ideals. PETITION FORMS HERE Petition forms asking reconsideration reconsideration of a uniform time bill for Michigan have been received by the Sault Chamber of Commerce from the Michigan

Clipped from The Evening News25 Nov 1969, TuePage 7

The Evening News (Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan)25 Nov 1969, TuePage 7
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