Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on March 29, 1988 · Page 6
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 6

Logansport, Indiana
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Tuesday, March 29, 1988
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Page 6 Pharos-Tribune, Logansport, Indiana, Tuesday, March 29, 1988 People Logansport LITERACY VOLUNTEERS - Literacy Volunteers of America will have an orientation meeting at 7 p.m. today in EI-Tip-Wa, 401 Tanguy St. People interested in learning ** in becoming a volunteer reading tutor are invited to attend. For more information, call Barbara Bevelhimer, 722-4266. Lucerne ZION UMW — Lucerne Zion United Methodist Women will meet at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the home of Josephine Frushour, Lucerne. Flora EH SPRING EVENT - The Carroll County EH Spring Event will feature a potluck dinner today at the 4-H Building in Flora. Nancy Kleckner, editor of Growing Child magazine, will be the guest speaker. * * * CONCERNED PARENTS - The Concerned Parents' Group will have its first meeting at the Flora Fireside Room at 7 p.m. today. A representative from Koala Center will speak. The public is invited. Logan Art Association Has Painting Classes The Logansport Art Association is offering several classes in its spring schedule. Introduction To Watercolor will be taught by Teri Patridge on April 5 from 7 to 9 p.m. The class is intended to lead in to Intermediate Watercolors, which will begin April 12 and will run six weeks. The first class is $5 for members and $7.50 for non-members. The intermediate class is $30 for members and $35 for nonmembers. Oil Painting, taught by Mary Regan, will begin April 6 from 1 to 3 p.m. for six weeks. Pen and Ink Drawing w.Ul be taught by Mike Ensfield starting April 6 from 7 to 9 p.m. for six weeks. Tole Painting is taught by Marsha Olson, and will begin April 14, from 7 to 9 p.m. for six weeks. All six week fees are $30 for members and $35 for nonmembers. Beginning basketweaving will be taught by Teresa Zartsnan May 23 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. The fee includes basket material and will be $11 for members and $16 for non-members. To register, call the Edson Art Center. A $10 registration fee, which is applied to the class fee, will secure your place in class. The association is located west of downtown at 418 Front Street. Dads, Girl Scouts Camping Planned The Tribal Trails Girl Scout Council annual spring Dad/Daughter Weekend will be held April 9 and 10 at Camp Kokiwanee in Wabash County. The event is for Junior, Cadette and Senior Girls Scouts and their fathers (or grandfather or another male adult relative.) Activities include hiking, nature study, campfires and fishing. Meals will be prepared by Girl Scout volunteers and will be served in Star Lodge. The cost of the weekend is $4 per person. Reservation and money are due at the council office by Friday. THE BASKET swor is OPEN ror the first 2 weeks, everything in the store is 20% Off! We've got lots of new baskets! Colored Baskets: Wonderful Easter Baskets Blue,Peach,Mauve and oth New Hours:10:a.oi.-5:p.iTi. colors! Mon.-Sat. 722-4100 15 Frederick SI reel OK N. Third at Top ol Coll.g. Hill «p»fpi "SJr- 1 ' '• • • siiii, PRE-EASTER EGGHUNT 01' RAYS IOPPIN' DOWN the BUNNY TRAIL The eggs ore scattered with Mystery Discounts 10 % to 1 7 % OFF Each Purchase Come in and Select your Spring Shoes and Purses. Not including specials orders. NOW Cookie Time Erma's guide to 1,001 uses for leftover Girl Scout cookies I never miss reading Letters to the Editor in the newspaper. There is no prose being written today that compares with it. The writers aren't concerned so much about the major issues of the day like stockpiling missiles or giving aid to the contras as they are with grass-roots grievances. Like the street light being installed outside of their bedroom or the road that has been under construction in front of their favorite bar for three years. I saw a letter the other day from a woman who was really ticked off with the Girl Scouts. Yes! Girl Scouts! The little army of Willy Lomans who peddle cholesterol to your arteries and defy you to say no after you have looked into those Bambi eyes. The woman acknowledged that it is unsafe anymore for most of them to go door-to-door selling their cookies, but she is ticked off that the ones who really At Wit's End By Erma Bombeck hustle the cookies today are not Girl Scouts, but moms, dads, aunts, uncles and grandparents. And how could Scouts have the dignity to take credit for cookies they never sold! Lighten up, sweetie. I cannot believe anyone is so naive as to believe that someone called Crockery Hillheimer (or some such name) ever sold 40,000 boxes of cookies personally. It's the way kids are. They try. Their interest span is limited. I found that out the first year my daughter was a Girl Scout. I volunteered to accept delivery of the cookies in my garage for the entire troop. One dark morning around 3 a.m. they delivered those little suckers, and I never saw a single Girl Scout again. It was as if they had all gone underground. By using threats of reprisals (I think I said things like, "You take 60 boxes of Scot Teas or your dog dies!"), I called the mothers who began to arrive one by one ... mothers without buttons on their coats ... mothers on their way to give birth ... mothers who didn't even know a Girl Scout ... mothers who had cookies in their freezers from four years ago ... mothers who were 25 and looked 60. I don't know what they did with their cookies and I don't care. I took my 40 boxes and disposed of them in my own way. Grandma was the first on the list for 10 boxes. Grandma is always first on the list for everything from peanut brittle to fruit tree seeds. The rest I got pretty creative with. I made two gallons of crushed cookies to use for topping on ice cream. I punched holes in several dozen and used them for napkin rings. I used them for poker chips. I used them for tips when we went out to dinner. I made necklaces, earrings and bracelets for gifts. I put them in the bird feeder and put a few aside to make into Christmas ornaments. The motto for Scouts is "Be Prepared." The motto for mothers of Girl Scouts is, "Be Prepared to Eat a Lot of Cookies." Club News Hoff Wins Lions' Club Prize KEWANNA—Dick Hoff, Rt. 2, Kewanna, won the $100 prize offered by the Grass Creek Lions Club for the winning guess of the "sink time" of the annual car sink contest. He returned the prize to the club, saying the club could make better use of it. The car sank the earliest this year, going down at 4:35 p.m Feb. 1. The prize was presented at the March 21 meeting of the Lions Club. Club member Ike Dague has continued his string of winners by selling the winning ticket for the sixth year in a row. Sorority Plans Party At County Home Delta Chi Sigma sorority held its annual Founders Day Banquet March 22 at the Holiday Inn. Province officers attending were president Mary Leffert, vice president Lola Stanley and parliamentarian Charlene Warner. Installed as new officers were president, Lynn Norzinsky; vice president, Julie Wicker; secretary, Beverly BeBee; treasurer, Susan Jones; mistress of ceremonies Deb Deitriek; chaplain, Connie Dunn; and parliamentarian, Charlene Warner. A progress report for the sorority's new formed Camp Del-Ja-Ri for arthrtic children was given by Juanita Williams. The next meeting will be an Easter party for residents of the county home on April 2. The monthly business meeting will follow. Sunbeam Troop Visits Chicago Fifteen members of the Salvation Army Sunbeam troop recently traveled to Chicago to outfit each girl with a new uniform. The group visited the Salvation Army headquarters and the Lincoln Park Zoo. The travelers were Tara Hudson, Raven and Lindsey Frank, Kim Archer, Lucy and Cristal Molden, Sarah Gibbs, Sally and Lisa Wallace, and Beth and Mary Nelson. State Hospital Volunteers Discussed The Altrusa club met at the Four County Counseling Center for its March business meeting. The slate of officers was presented: president Barbara Moon, vice president Cathy Barr, recording secretary Pam Hershberger, corresponding secretary Rita Hettinger, treasurer Martha Collins, and directors Lois Andre, Lila Carey and Roberta Robbins. Past president - Dianne Brown. Eleanor Rail was named Altrusan of the month. The March dinner meeting was held at the Ambers restaurant. Harry Shoemaker gave a slide presentation of the Logansport State Hospital and the various volunteer programs, including the Friend to Friend program. OPS! Good thing mom got DnPbntSlAINMASTER* Carpet at Miller's Carpet. 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