Uncle Bob - Professional Engineers Dance
Th« Baytown Sun Friday, March s, 1970 Professional Engineers Have Dance By MARTHA ANN HEMPHILL There were 96 dancers at the annual Engineers Ball climaxing the weeklong activities saluting the Baytown Chapter members of tfte Texas Society of Professional Engineers. Tommy Cook, president, greeted guests who included a wide range of Baytown and area engineers. Mrs. Joe Keating, president of the women's auxiliary, greeted guests in a jeweled bodice formal gown of turquoise peau de soie . . . Mrs. Cecil Phillips chose a velvet and silk ensemble in shades of rose and pink . . . Mrs. Fred Phillips was also charming in an unusual reverse print of pink, blue and gold. Mrs. Knox Beavers chose a jeweled neckline dress of seafoam silk . , . Mrs. R. A, Herrington's black chiffon was jeweled at the shoulder with a long float trailing as she danced. Mrs. Ed Ekholm chose ; blue chiffon, styled with iong, full sleeves and accented with jeweled cuffs . . . Mrs, Ernie Canet danced in chiffon . . . Mrs. A. D. Wilkinson Jr. chose brocade . . . Mrs. James Pridmore's avocado and bottle green gown was chiffon and lace. Yellow chiffon was Mrs. Kerwin Pietch's choice . . . Mrs. Al Chappell chose black silk '. . . Mrs. Rod Grandy's dress was gold and white brocade with a jeweled waistline . . . Mrs. John Costolnick chose brown chiffon with a bias cut, swingy skirt. Mrs. Charles Rowlan was charming in pink . . . pink was aiso chosen by Mrs. Dave Moore . . . black was Mrs. David Clark's choice . . . Ann Martin chose gold brocade and chiffon . . . Mrs. Johnny Busch wore white . . , Mrs. Jimmy Plato danced in black crepe party pajamas . . . RilHa Clevenger's white lace dance dress was shot with silver threads. Mrs. Dale Offield's pajamas were white crepe' . . . blue Alaskine was styled in a Song formal for Mrs. Richard Worth . . . Mrs. Jack Strickler chose a white brocade dress with obi sash. OFFICERS OF BAYTOWN CHAPTER Of the Texas Society of Professional Engineers «reet dance guests, Mr. and Mrs. Phil Bennett. Tommy Cook, Baytown president, Is in the center with Mrs. Joe Keating, president of the women's auxiliary and A. R. Zubik, vice president. U. S. STEEL engineers attending the party were Mr., Mrs. John Rowland who have lived in Baytown for six months and Mr. and Mrs. Jim Harper. A midnight breakfast was served. MR., MRS. JACK STRICKLER, standing left, entertained the Nugent Chamberlains, seated left, and the Dave Moores at the TSPE annual dance held at Goose Creek Country Club. This was the final event in the weeklong celebration honoring professional engineers. SEATED DURING the dance for engineers and their wives are the Dave Hodgeses and the Sid Norwoods. Both are taking a breather from bustling activities at the U. S. Steel plant site which is moving along at a fast clip. WALTZING TO THE excellent music at the Engineers Ball were Martha and Fred O'Brien. Martha's dress is sky blue chiffon etched in crystals and pearls. O'Brien was chairman of the dance and breakfast. JOE KEATING gels an identification tag from Wanda Zubik at the fifth annual dance held by the Baytown Chapter of the Texas Society for Professional Engineers. THE ROD GRANDYS, left, chat during an intermission with the Knox Beaverses, center, and the John Costotnicks. The Archie SyIva combo played for dancing. THE BOB PETERSONS photographed with the Walter Janicks during a dance break at the annual Engineers Ball held at Goose Creek Country Club to climax a week of .activities focusing on accomplishments of professional engineers. FORMER PRESIDENT of the Bnytown TSPE Chapter Hugh Lansford with Mrs. Lansford, current president Tommy Cook, and the Kerwin Pietsches. Pietsch is the Baytown representative on the state board of directors for professional engineers. Baytown Sun Photos By Glena Pfennig Martha Ann Hemphill MR., MRS. CARLOS SMITH, a candidate for mayor in I ji Porte, seated, at the engineers ball with Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Thompson, also of I>a Porte. GETTING CHOW at the buffet table at the western dance are Marion Felknor and Jane and John Tucker.