1955 Community Chest camden times
Community Needs Are Your Needs The Community Chest is your, they are not working for thsmselves Community Chest. Its success does; but for you and your community, not depend on your neighbor—it! The slogan of the Community depends on you. It is a project in Chest is still: "It's never too late which every Camden citizen should i to give." Volunteer solicitors from be interested. It is a community; every agency will be knocking at effort to which every Camden cit-'your doors and seeking your co- laen should contribute. Many Com-i operation to keep YOUR Commun- den pitizens have failed to partlci- ; ity Chest alive. Other volunteers pae in any way. Because of their will be speaking to you at intervals failure, the 1954-55 budget for the throughout the days and nights nine agencies in the Chest is far through the cooperation of our lo- short of its goal. More 1 funds must seal radio stations. Radio stations, be made available, or all agenci'es \ will feature interviews with local will have to curtail their activities. I -jieople closely connected with the This means that our children will work of each agency, and will be deprived of character-building, carry spot announcements remlnd- associations which are formed ing you of what the Chest does and through our scouting program. • your obligation to it, as a com- Tills means that our young people munlty service, will bo deprived of healthful, whole-i some recreation, carried on under! careful supervision. This means that our needy friends, some of them at our very door-step, cannot' be extended a helping hand. This, means that our young men in mlli-j lary service all over the United i States, who receive a hearty wel-' C. of C. Sets Up Calendar Of Events ----- -- ........ — - ------- — •- , , , . , , , . ,., re-open Monday, February 14th , endar is being set up for benefit oi come at USO centers, will be earjed ' rrhc Camden Chamber of Comfor Comfor through some one else's gener- merce ha.s .set up a community osity, not your own. ; calendar whereby events occuring The Community Chest Drive will i in Camden are recorded, nils cal- | 1 and extend through February 28.; the public as an aid In helping The city has been canvassed in a : them plan for their activities dur- Mosi previous drive but many people ing the year. . . were not solicited. Many, who did Richard Lee, Secretary Manager i contribute, failed to consider how of u>c C of C said that the sue- ' ' depends .7*^ . , > far-reaching the Community Chest j cess of ' Ms - I . actlvRies afe ' and , th ^ yri 8 ?S"'f O f eraUon of and Chest of-, Kations ln tne i wholeheartedly upon The entire various- organi- Agency omciais ana unesi, "'-J Cations In the city. Hc asks that the flcials Seel that the people of | , support this program by Camden want to be given a second I p lloning the Chamber ofCommer- r.hnnep. to Drove that thev aoprec-: , • _ r n__ i_n: .i_~' . ., .1* do nc-t turn them away with : this Community calendar is to '. t ,. rve nll . eac i y given." Tell | avoid as much as possible conflicts thm ' ou appreciate the time they! in activities. "We cannot prevent: x ' •'.__.--.„... . ... - .', ... : !"ro aWng away-From their homes; conflicts but wo feel that this will! and their businesses, give them a eliminate <a great deal of it if | courteous reception and a gene- the people will let Us know ahead rous contribution. Remember that of time the activities of their vari- ; ous organixalions. \Vhen deciding upon a date for Drought Conditions Still Serious i 1 _ ... „.. ; any event which attracts a large . r crowd we urge people to call the ; C. of C. office and inquire if the ! date i.s open."