Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on April 24, 1973 · Page 8
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Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado · Page 8

Greeley, Colorado
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Tuesday, April 24, 1973
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» GREELEiY (Colo.) TRIBUNE Tues., April 24, !«: Reta Long leaves Health Dept. Reta Long, director of nursing services in the Weld - County Health department for ' the past 15 years, has resigned ' to take a position in the Boulder City-County Health department as a community nurse coor- » dinalor. She will be assigned to . a regional program with Larimer county and will work , in the Longmont and Loveland ; hospitals, where she will be ! responsible for predischarge [planning for hospital patients. I Mrs. Long, who came to the i local Health department in Jl957, was then Rela O'Neal. [Last fall she married Glenn [Long, of Longmdnl. [ Kecalling the prevailing | emphasis in nursing services when she came here, Mrs. Long said that about a third of the public health nursing time was 'then devoted to school nursing ! duties. It was not until 1965 that ischools in the county received [federal assistance for the :employmen( of school nurses. I In the late 1950s and early '1960s, there were few clinics for such groups as expectant mothers, crippled c h i l d r e n , well babies, or orthodonlia ipatienls, according to Mrs. Long. "In 'those years," she 'said, "we conducted a total of 15 or 16 clinics a year. That has changed. Last year, the public health nurses conducted 216 Presented gift Cathy Dittenbcr, left, presents a gift to Mrs. Reta Long, director of nurses, as she leaves the Weld County Health Department to accept a job in Boulder and Larimer counties. FOUND! Shetland Stallion For further information contact: The Humane Society 8th St. A 85 Bypass Ph. 356-nn clinics in the Health depart- Tlle availability of Stale and men! and the Fort Lupton Federal funds during Ihe '60's facilities, as well as in other provided for special nursing county towns." programs such as Ihe intensive In, the area of communicable tuberculosis control project and disease control, Hie emphasis extended f a m i l y p l a n n i n g has changed in many ways, services. A federal law making "The major c o m m u n i c a b l e llome nursing care a benefit disease control problem now is under Medicare led to the VD," Mrs. Long said. "In 1957, establishment of Ihe Home we were still thinking t h a t VD Health Care program in 1966. had been conquered because of " In llle last Iwo or three the discovery of penicillin. years," Mrs. Long said, "the "The big push Ihen," she most -noticeable change I've continued, "was to eliminate observed has been the in- polio, and the incidence of creased, awareness of and tuberculosis was high. II later d e m a n d for public health dinished for several years, and services of all kinds. This is we are now seeing lubcrculosis P a r lly due to a 25 to 30 percent rising in incidence again.' Whether you realize it or not, ROOMS CAN TALK! and nexl time your rooms say anything about you, make sure it's nice ... BUNTS 901 16th Street DRAPERIES UPHOLSTERING CARPETING KOMAC PAINTS ART SUPPLIES .Dial 362-9595 \ CONSULT YOUR FULL SERVICE DECORATORS/' Homeowners: if there's anything advertised in today's paper you'd like to own, remember who can help you buy it. T if"' Ami* You can convert the built-up equity in your house into cash in your hands. Cash to do whatever you want to do, and pay back conveniently over a period of years. HOMEOWNER LOANS To $25.000 OR MORE ^/AVCO FINANCIAL SERVICES 822 11th Ave. 352-1036 increase in the county's p o p u l a t i o n , and perhaps to more knowledge of preventive care. In any case, public health nurses have felt the pressure of demand for their services. "There is," she continued, "only one t h i n g ' t h a t has not changed in Ihe 15 years since I've heen here, and that is the n u m b e r of public h e a l t h positions in the Health department. There were 10 nurse positions when I came here. We lost one position several years ago, and it was restored by Ihe Board of Health, just this month. "If there is one major need in nursing services for the Weld County Health department, it is for more nurses. According to national standards, a county of Weld's population should have at least 20 public health nurses." Re-5J voters, candidates will meet School board candidates'and voters in district Re-5J will have a chance to meet and discuss the issues at 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Roosevelt High School cafetorium. All seven candidates in the election have been invited to deliver a short speech and to meet informally with voters at a coffee'hour. The Johnstown-Milliken Education Association and the League of Women Voters, who are co-sponsoring the forum, note this is the first time in recent years there have been contested races for school board seats in the district. COMPLETE TREE SERVICE Free Estimates and Reasonable Rates PRUNING--REMOVING--STUMPING TRIMMING SHRUBS AND EVERGREEN TRIMMING 353-186O THE FAMILY ORCUS By BI1 KCMM Florynce Kennedy to speak here The ' verbal karate of She is known for her founding Florynce R. Kennedy will be of NOW - National displayed at the University of _0rjanjitation_ty Women -- in Northern Colorado Monday, April 30. the 1950s. She has written two books and founded the Feminist Party. ·; . ' V The student-sponsored lecture series program will be held in the University Center ballroom and begin at 8 p.m. Students with UNC ID's will be admitted for 50 cents, all others will be $1. Mrs. Kennedy will speak on "Politics of Oppression." "Jeffy called this peach a plum! Boy! He sure doesn't know his vegetables!" Odd Fellows plan anniversary fete Poudre Valley Lodge No.'12'. (Odd Fellows) will celebrate its 103fd anniversary Saturday with a dinner and entertainment at the Odd Fellows Hall, 628 9th Ave. Poudre Valley was instituted on April 26,1870. The ceremony of institution was held in Nichols Hall with Grand Master C. A. Mclaughlin and staff conducting the ceremonies. The original membership was 14, but slow and steady growth was to be the dominating theme of the lodge and at the end of 1872 the lodge had a membership of 26. The lodge was host in 1873 to the Vice President of the United Slates, the Honorable Schuyler Colfax. Brother Colfax was a member of the Odd Fellows from the Jurisdiction of Indiana. Brother Colfax, according to the Greeley Sun gave a masterly address on American Odd Fellowship to "one of the largest audiences ever assembled in Greeley." Poudrc Valley has, like other fraternal organizations, had its ups and downs. But, also like other organizations, it continues to survive. · The lodge is presently building a. new home at 9th Avenue and 26th Street. The new home will replace the presenthome which was built in 1890. The old home has been sold to the Greeley National bank. ' The Independent Order of Odd 'Fellows was founded in BaltimoreMd., April 26,1819. It too is celebrating its 154th anniversary. The headquarters of the Soveriegn Grand Lodge is still located in Baltimore. The dinner being held in the local lodge hall will be catered by Mrs. Florence Bickling. For reservations contact Clyde Christian, 284-6559; Darrel! Hell, 353-1048, or George Dixon, 352-7805, before 6 p.m. Wednesday. The dinner is open to all members of the order and guests. Onorato TV Appliance SALES AND SERVICE MILLIKEN. COLORADO PHONE iM-4347 JIM · RAY · PAT AUTHORIZED DEALER RCA ZENITH i PHILCD WESTINGHOUSE MAYTAG WHIRLPOOL , ; SONY HOOVER CORNING KITCHEN AID Weld Co. Garage Has The Buick You've Been Looking For leSubre Haidlop Coupe 350 V-8 ENGINE ACCU DRIVE POWER STEERING POWER FRONT DISC BRAKES NEW FRONT BUMPER SYSTEM 810 10th St. 352-1313 DON'T FORGET; LAST CHANCE?! "RUN DOWN CANCER" The 1973 "Run Down Cancer" Contest, to be held April 28, 1973, at the Greeley Central High School Track, from 8:00 A . M . to 12:00 Noon! How far can you jog? Who will sponsor you? At how much per lap? (1 lap=quarter mile) (A laps=mile) PRIZES (These,prizes are donated- all proceeds paid by your sponsors will go directly to the American Cancer Society.)' · A $100 Savings Bond will be awarded to the individual who raises the most money as determined from the distance run and the sponsor contribution rates, as submitted at the time of the event. Trophies will be awarded: Grand prize to the man who jogs the greatest distance during the 4-hour time period. Grand prize to the woman who jogs the greatest distance during the 4-hour time period. Trophies to the winners, men's class and women's class, in the following age groups: A. 10 years and under B. 11 years through 14 years C. 15 years through 19 years D. 20 years through 29 years E. 30 years through 39 years F. 40 years through 49 years G. 50 years through 59 years H. 60 years through 69 years I. 70 years and over A $25 Savings Bond to a contestant whose name is drawn at random from all those submitted. NOW is the time to get in shape for the contest ! NOW is the time to line up your sponsors ! GET your friends involved. ' Contest rules and entry forms may be picked up at HOME LIGHT AND POWER 810 - 9th Street, or, TRANSAMERICA TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY, g i S - T o t h g Greeley, or you may telephone 353-1144 or 352-2283 and request entry forms to be nailed. Please return your entries to Mrs. John C. Mulvihill, 1715 20th Avenue Greeley, Colorado 80631, as soon as possible. ' ' "'n wenue, 1AST YEAR WAS GREAT! LET , S RUN F U R T H E R A N D ( In case of bad weather, Run Down Cancer will be Sat., May 5)

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