Mission Road Foundation - BA Roseland 3-6-1966

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Mission Road Foundation - BA Roseland 3-6-1966 - Sunday, March 6, 1966 Page 1-B Mission Road...
Sunday, March 6, 1966 Page 1-B Mission Road Foundation's New Chapel To Be Dedicated A dream becomes a reality Sunday lor students at the Mission Road Foundation for Exceptional Children. An All Faiths Chapel will be dedicated at 2 p.m., six years after a chapel campaign began. Clergymen in charge of the service will be the Rev. J. Walter Browers, paster of Travis Park Methodist Church; the Rev. B.A. Roseland, pastor The Baptist Church; Fattier Patrick Butler, Blessed Sacrament Cath Variable Wing Talk Scheduled Howard .T. Mclntire, assistan to the Fill program directo at General Dynamics' For Worth plant, wiil tell tlie stor of that controversial, variable wing airplane to two San Antonio area technical societies in a combined meeting Thursday. Mclnlire is 1o address local groups of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers in a meeting set for 6:30 p.m Thursday in the Kelly AFB Officers' lie Church; the Rev. John T. leForest Jr., St. David's Epis- opal Church; and the R e v . Amram Prero, rabbi of Agudas Achim Congregation. The chapel, completed t h i s veck, will accommodate 125 people, including wheel chair and itter patients. Beginning next week, morning worship services, previously held at the school's dining hall will le conducted daily in the chapel. Weekend schedules will In elude Jewish services on Satur day and Protestant services am Catholic Mass on Sunday. The foundation was begun 1 years ago at 6072 Mission Road by Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Bledsoe. They rented an old house on two acres of land to start a school for exceptional children 'or their son and two other children. Since then, the campus has grown to 22^4 acres, now owned Oliver A. Keith of Travis Park Methodist Church launched the campaign for the chapel. People from various denomi- i at ions donated money, gifts and time to the project. Children at the school gave parties and carnivals and conducted various projects 10 obtain additional money. An appeal was made in 1965 to the San Antonio Emergency Clinic, which named Mrs. H.L. Moffett and Harold Freeman as its delegates to the project. Construction was begun last year, with older boys at the foundation doing all the painting, inside and out of tlie building. Major Benefactors Some of the major gift donors by the Mission Road Foundation, a United Fund agency. Drive launched The foundation has a residential student body of 72 children and a numter of day students. include and Mrs. Keith, flooring; Harold Freeman and Freeman Lee, stained »lass window in memory of their brother and u n c l e Clarence Freeman; Thurman Barrett, walls, in memory of his mother, Mrs. Thurman Barrett Sr.; Mrs. R.L. Moffett, communion table, in memory of her parents, Dr. and Mrs. James Wallace Payne; Travis

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  1. Express and News,
  2. 06 Mar 1966, Sun,
  3. Page 19

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