The Galveston Daily News from Galveston, Texas on September 24, 1978 · Page 37
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HL&P Energy Seminar Slated Houston Lighting and Power Company will be conducting an energy conservation seminar for area school districts Oct. 10 at the University of Houston Continuing Education building. "Because of the concern expressed by the school districts over rising utility costs and tight operating budgets, we will be conducting a comprehensive energy conservation seminar for superintendents and staff personnel specifically assigned to conservation activities within each school district served by our company " said S. Allen Grant, supervisor of business SBA Meet Scheduled Dewey Jefferson, a Small Business Administration loan officer, will be available from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday to discuss SBA's financial assistance program, according to SBA District Director John L. Carey. The assistance is in cooperation with the Galveston Chamber of Commerce. Numerous business concerns in the Galveston area have been assisted by SBA. Loans generally provide long-term financing for either established or new businesses. Most lines of business — retail, wholesale, service and manufacturing — are eligible for consideration. SBA, working with local banks, has helped many small firms get started, expand, grow and prosper. Persons interested in reviewing their business plans with the SBA representative may contact the Galveston Chamber of Commerce at 763-5326 to schedule an appointment. Drug Abuse Program Set In CLC CLEAR LAKE - A satellite for the Palmer Drug Abuse Program ( PDAB ) is being established in this vicinity. The first year of operation of the Clear Lake satellite program is expected to cost about $25,000. PDAB operates primarily on grants from foundations, corporations and individuals. Anyone wishing to assist financially in this program can make checks payable to PDAP-Clear Lake, 1511 El Dorado, Houston 77062. Ballroom Dancing Course Set With disco dancing and Saturday night fever taking the country by storm, dance classes are in demand. To keep up with the pace, the continuing education department at Galveston College is offering a 12-week course in ballroom dancing beginning in October. Basic steps include hustle, the swing, rhumba, the cha cha, the foxtrot and the waltz. Instructors for the course are Dr. and Mrs. J. Norman Liu, who have clocked 136 hours of formal instruction in dance. Although couples are encouraged to register, single partners also can sign up. Classes will begin Oct. 4 and will continue until Dec. 20, meeting Wednesday nights from 8-10 p.m. Each week a new dance step will be taught. Cost per couple is $40. Those interested in more information can contact the continuing education office at Galveston College, 4015 Ave. Q, or call 763-6551, extensions 252 or 253. The office is open from 1-9 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday. the the PARIS (UPI) - Air France's summer season "France Pass" will become a year-round "carte blanche" ticket starting Jan. 1, 1979, on Air Inter flights to 32 French cities. The airline said reduced fare pass will cost $135 for seven days and $210 for 14 days. conservation for the light company. Included will be an update of the utility situation, rates and operating costs, trends in lighting, retrofit ideas, and new kitchen concepts. "We have also secured three outside speakers from districts which have already implemented very detailed conservation programs for existing facilities and projects to be constructed," indicated Grant. R.J. "Dick" Ingalls, P.E., executive director of contract services and energy conservation for Houston ISD, will discuss HISD's comprehensive energy conservation efforts for existing facilities and its incentive program, load control, and demand reduction through power factor correction. Robert W. "Bob" Bigger, director of energy management for Spring Branch ISD, will discuss retrofit application in the schools and athletic facilities, as well as plans for total involvement through participation at all levels and in all areas of the district. R.C. Estes, director of facilities planning and construction for Alief ISD, will discuss new concepts in energy conscious design, deviations from the standard design, and some of the philosophy used to motivate new concepts. "We are confident that this seminar, which is to last most of one day, will be a meaningful and productive experience for the 43 districts represented in our service area and we look forward to excellent participation," said Grant. Any inquiries regarding this seminar should be directed to Grant at 28-9211, Ext. 3816. DIRECTORS OF the Galveston Insurance Board, the oldest in the state, recently were elected for 1978-79. In the front row, from left, are Jack Heffernan, treasurer; Fletcher Harris Jr., president; Ray Ayers, vice president; and Natalie Murphy, secretary. In the second row, from left, are Josephine Bodecker, executive secretary; and directors Frank Sunseri, Abe Kellner and Carol Harbuck. From left, in the back row, are directors Lee Otis Zapp Sr., Lewis Harris, Gene Arnold and Thad McCormick. The local board was started in 1872 and has grown continuously since then. Rrea News Radio Shack FORT WORTH—Tandy Corp. has reported that its U.S. Radio Shack division recorded sales of $73,187,000, a 20 percent gain in sales for the month of August 1978 over sales of $61,196.000 in August 1977. Sales of U.S. Radio Shack stores in existence for more than one year rose 15 percent during August 1978. Tandy announced that consolidated sales for the month of August were $88,031,000, an increase of 20 percent over their August 1977 sales of $73,270,000. Foley's Seminar Foley's and Planned Parenthood will present an hour-long lecture entitled. "What to say when you don't know what to say when your child asks you about sex," during National Sex Education Week, Oct. 8-14. The lecture will be presented four times at four locations during the week: noon Oct. 10, Town Hall, ninth floor, Foley's downtown store; 10:30 a.m. Oct. 11, Foley's Pasadena store, special events room; 10:30 a.m. Oct. 12, special events room, Foley's Memorial City; and 10:30 a.m. Oct. 13, Foley's Almeda store, special events room. The lectures are open to the public free of charge, and reservations are not necessary. Convenience for one thing! Not to mention social activities, economic and social trends, entertainment and vacation news, national and local news and much, much more. That is what's in it for you ! <£abi*0tatt 744-3611 (Ehc Oxillu-stim Jlailu ;Ncfos 5 - U Sunday Morning, September 24,1978 The Weather PP p- ar *•• T f%f&*&i . r J' *-r tx. . • PARTLY CLOUDY and mild here through Monday while this Commerce Department satellite photo taken at 1 p.m. Saturday shows frontal clouds, including rain clouds over the North Carolina-Virginia border and over the northwestern U.S. from Washington state to North Dakota. High cirrus clouds streak over lower level clouds, including scattered rains clouds, over New Mexico and western Texas. (UPITelephoto) Climate Data HIGH Saturday was 82, low Friday night was 74. Record high for Sept. 23 was 89 in 1900, low was 62 in 1947. No rainfall past 24 hours ending at 5 p.m. Saturday. Rainfall to date 24.62 inches which is 6.78 inches below normal. Mar in* Foracaat PORT ARTHUR—PORT O'CONNOR Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots today and tonight. Winds briefly gust this afternoon. Seas 6 to 10 feet today with winds and seas higher in and near scattered showers and thundershowers. Dense fog during the morning hours will create a hazard to navigation. PORT O'CONNOR—BROWNSVILLE Small craft advisory in effect. East to southeast winds 15 to 25 knots today and 15 to 20 knots tonight. Winds briefly gusty this afternoon. Seas 8 to 12 feet and rough today and both winds and seas higher near numerous thunderstorms and a few squalls through tonight. Patchy areas of dense fog will create hazard to navigation this morning. Extended Outlook NORTH TEXAS Cooler with chance of showers Tuesday. Partly cloudy and a little warmer through Thursday. Highs lower to mid 80s. Lows mid 50s to lower 60s. SOUTH TEXAS Chance of rain through Thursday. Mostly cloudy with warm days and mild nights. Highs in 80s. Lows in 60s. WEST TEXAS Partly cloudy north, considerable cloudiness through Thursday south. Highs in the 80s. Lows in the 50s and 60s. Weather Summary TEMPERATURES INDICATE OVERNIGHT LOU..DAYTIM- HIGH B INDICATES TEMPERATURES BELOW ZERO PRECIPITATION FOR 24 HOURS SIDING SPt EDI "ART I . 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