Ceceilia Van Auken at Portland, ME., mtg of New England Women's Press Association. 1949.
-- The the p at u. rs on Gannett of Cape Ellza- vice president and treasurer to . _ . , . , . P. Gannett Publish- Company, today was elected to active membership In the New h a v e England Woman's Press Associa- many Hon. Inc. at the concluding scs- slon of the organization's two- meeting. normal Mrs Gannett 1 -, flection marks Mrs. Gannett Elected Active Meniber Of N. E. Woman's Press Association Falmouth. Aug. 20.--Mrs. Guy h a l f i the f l i s t time that a a woman has been named an r o w - m o v - Maine ac- tion as a "consistent friend of above-standard Journalism, sturdy believer in the constructive value of a high grade editorial page, and Inveterate foe of substandard housing " President Sills was honored as "a staunch supporter of the classic classic tradition In education" and for his work m the development of the "Bowdoin Plan" for the exchange of students between this Country and foreign nations. Admitted to a f f i l i a t e member- thc t u e member of the 64-ycai-old | ship In tlie Association at oieam/ation Olhei Maine mem- moinlne business meetniK were hers are affiliate members of the MLS.S Marion Cooper of the association |Depaitment of Education Au- Awarded certificates of honor. su.sta. and Mis Gerald C. Welch. i and merit by the New England I AuguMa ' P' pss women this morning were A clambake and sail on Casco i Perclval P. Baxter, Poitland for- Bay followed the business session *Â« governor of Maine. Dr. Kenneth Kenneth C. Bowdoin M. Sills. College; president and Guy of Gannett. Portland publisher The citations were presented by Miss Marie Houlahan of Boston the association's president President President Sills received his award at Brunswick, while citations were presented here to Baxter and Mrs Oannett. who accepted the , f o r h r r ' h u s h a n d Baxter was cited for his aid in development of Portland's Baxter Boulevard and his donation to , RUt(l of Bnxt e r state Park. Oannett was termed by his clta- Chamber Seated at the head table at the clambake were Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Joseph E. Goodbar. Mrs. Arblyn Johnson and Baxter, all of Portland: Portland: Mr.s Gannett, Miss Mary Margaret O'Connor. Mrs. Max L Gros-sman. Mrs. William Chencry and Miss Houlahan of B9ston: Mrs. Cecilia Van Auken of Medford. Medford. Mass.: and Dean Everett Lord of Falmoulh Filday more than 1.S member of the association attended activities activities honoring Dr. William' Hod- dlng Carter, Jr., Greenville. Miss. Pulitzer Prize winning editor, at Bowdoin College.