FOREST PARK REVIEW, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 1970, PAGE 4 Retires From Coaching Let Dohr Les Dohr, formerly of Forest Park, recently retired after 36 years of coaching football, basketball and baseball. For the last eight years he served as athletic director and coach of all three sports at Lake Forest Academy. Prior to coming to Lake Forest Academy, Les was part owner and a director of Harvard School for Boys on Chicago's south side, which now is known as the Harvard-St. George School. Les coached the teams there and also was principal. Les will be remembered by many Forest Parkers as an all-around athlete at Proviso East High School during the early thirties. Later he became a three-sport letterman at Lake Forest College, playing football for the great coach Ralph Jones. Next June '71, Les Dohr and his wife Lydla will retire to their new home in Lake Germain, Wisconsin, 35 miles north of Rhinelander, Wisconsin. Les begins his retirement at age 60 (and he looks about 40). He says this about retiring: "It will be a new adjustment but I decided 60 was a good time to do it. You always miss your friends, the teams and the games but you know that will happen sooner or later anyway." St. Bernardine Mothers' Club St. Bernardine's Mothers' Club will havetheir December meeting Wednesday the 9th at 8:00 P.M. in the school hall. The beautiful voices of the "Edison Choraliers" will put us in the holiday mood with old as well as new Christmas songs. The annual Christmas Baby Shower for St. Vincent's Orphanage will also be that evening. Bring new or used clothing In good condition, washable toys or cash nodations for the infant to 5 year old children. There will be a $1.00 grab bag. Refreshments will be served. WHAT is elegance, really? Bring your garm.-uts to us for the finest care that modern dry cleaning can provide ... We guarantee quick service and complete si'isfa:tio-i. ZIMMERMAN'S DRIVE-IN CLEANERS Drive in Corner CIRCLE & ROOSEVfcLT ALWAYS ADEQUATE PARKING 366-0012 We (^are about po ur clotn e6 HOURS: DAILY V : 30 to 6:30 Sat. 8 4.M. to 6 P.M. CLOSED WED. at Nonv "Let's Help Concordia" Holds Tag Day Cold winds and rain greeted approximately 80 Concordia College students as they began a Tag Day for their college last Friday at 7 a.m. Mr. Don Peaslee of Peaslee's Hardward Co., In Forest Park, a member of the "Let's Help Concordia" Executive Committee and Chairman of the Tag Day effort, was assisted by individual members of the Oak Park Rotary Club and Junior Chamber of Commerce. In spite of the harsh weather conditions which resulted in few shoppers, a total of $693.24 was collected. Ono Concordia student worker remarked, "While the weather was cold, we- were warm;d by the kind and friendly people who contributed. We are truly grateful for the interest and support which the community gives our college." Mr. Robert Morency, chairman of the "Let's Help Concordia" Executive Committee reports that approximately $14,000 has thus far been contributed for the effort. He asks that those who would like to contribute to the program send their gifts to; "Let's Help Concordia", 840 S. Oak Park Avenue, Oak Park, 111., 60304. All gifts will be used to purchase educational aids and equipment destroyed in the unfortunate fire which struck the college last May 7. Library News Books for Christmas It's not too early, nor too late to think of Christmas presents if you like to give gifts with a personal touch - things you have made yourself! The Forest Park Library has numerous books which offer suggestions for making hundreds of attractive and useful gifts. Some that stress the Christmas angle are THE CHRISTMAS HANDBOOK by Popular Mechanics Press; THE JOYFUL CHRISTMAS CRAFT book by Siegel; McCall's CHRISTMAS MAKE-IT BOOK; Today's WOMAN'S CHRISTMAS IDEAS; and MAKE YOOROWN MKRRT CHRISTMAS by Wertser. While on the subject of Christmas, all who want "A Christmas Book" are urged to view and select from the Christmas roundtable, three layers of books on Christmas - stories, poems, plays, legends, handicarft, and other joyful titles. Returning to the subject of gift- making, so many books exist it is hard to select just a few. Instead maybe a list of fields that lend themselves to Christmas gift suggestions may be useful: sewing, pottery, woodworking, toy making, dressing dolls, jewelry making, furniture building, weaving, rug making, leathercraft, plastic projects, knitting and other handwork, tin- craft, plywood ideas, model making, and decorative gadgets. Here's to a Merry Christmas morning with the words "And I made it myself." St. John Ruth Guild December 7th is the date when the Ruth Guild of St. John Church will have a book review on "How Far Bethlehem" presented by Florence Rauch. There will also be an exchange of layette clothes for the Infants Lutheran World Relief. The old-faslu'ohed Eggnog Bowl and refreshments will be served following the program, which will start at 8:15 p.m. The public is invited. Talk of The Tovrn by Jackie Schulz The Children's Theatre Company is currently presenting "All Baba and the Magic Cave" through December 13th. It's an up-to-date version of the old favorite saturated with adventure and suspense. The ending of this original and timely versionof the Arabian Nights will even have adults sitting on the edge of their seats. Take some little friend or relative - he'll he delighted. And so will his mommy - she'll love you for taking him out of the house for a few hours some Saturday or Sunday just before Ctiristmas. Welcome horn.' JIM 3AV1S! Jim has been released from active duty In the navy where he served in the Philippines, Saigon and Da Nang. Congratulations are also in order since he became engaged to JOAN PONES upon his return. No date has been set for the wedding. And speaking of Davises - Where on earth did KELLY DAVIS, that beautiful, sweet young thing learn to wield such a wicked que? Tin kid's a regular shark! We're proud to announce that GARY LORENZ and KJKU, SORENSEN have made Varsity at Proviso East. The big, hanlsorn' young men are the first from town to make it in three years. The last Forest Parker on the Varsity was MICKEY NEHER who is now a Junior at Wake Forest. KJEL ranks 60th In his class of 800, would like to go to Knox College and make his future in the field of math or engineering. He and his family arrived in Forest Park ten years ago after leaving their home in Aarhus, Denmark. GARY, a junior, hopes to get on the Principal's Advisory Committee next year. He's always been active in sports around town and feels his Junior High experience with coach Ed Phillips (now principal of Garfleld School) was especially helpful. He wanted to be sure we acknowledged STEVt ROSS who made Junior Varsity at Proviso. Congratulations Steve! Proviso's next game will be Friday, Dec. 4th at 7:30 p.m. at Proviso against Niles East. Go get'em! KJELD SORENSEN GARY LORENZ Happy Birthday, December 4th, to the world's smartest, handsomest and wisest dad - mine! WALTER SCHULZ hasn't been feeling too well lately but we'll stick a candle on a pill and sing him into his seventy-fifth year Friday. Attention high school seniors. There's a $500 scholarship being offered to 5 boys and 5 girls from Illinois by the Chicago Mator Club. The scholarship will be awarded to the winners of an essay contest. The subject: "What Should Your Community Be Doing To Improve Teen-Age Driver Safety?" Here are some tips offered by the Motor Club to prospective entrants: 1. The judges are interested in your ideas about traffic safety, not only those found in driver ed books 2. Apply your own experience, both as a driver and a passenger 3. Keep your essay within the 500 word minimum 4. Direct your writing to the assigned theme of the contest 5. Be sure to affix an official entry blank to your essay. These are available from your school principal or from Seminar Hdq. 66 E. South Water St., Chicago 60601 6. Remember the rules of grammar and sentence structure 7. Your essay must be received postmarked no later than December 31, 1970 to be eligible for judging. So sharpen your pencil and good luck to you. That $500 will be a big help to your mom and dad at tuition time! N.A. of R.C.E. Christmas Party The National Association of Retired Civil Employees Chapter 426, Oak Park Branch will hold their annual meeting and Christmas party on Tuesday, Dec. 15th at the Oak Park Y.M.C. A., Marion and Randolph St., at 1:00 P.M. N.A.R.C.E. program chairman, Mrs. Agnes Bogda reports that entertainment will he provided by the Morton West High School Harmoiiettes and that extra refreshments will he ,erved to the assembled member., and guests at a nominal foe f-u ,'acn person participating. An abbreviated business meeting will pieced,' 'lit festivities with Legislative Chairman, Martin Kline submitting his usual informative resume of pending legislation. asses Mrs. Adelaide Stryker, a r >n year resident of Forest I'aik passed away Friday, November 27, 1970. Mrs. Stryker's husband, Emmette, passed away June 7, 1962, after they had been mai- ried some 55 years. Survivors are Mrs. StrykerS two well-known sons, Oliver uiui Russell. Sister Flora Joluislmi and sister-in-law Mrs. Scaiin of Birmingham, England. Mrs. Stryker was an ac-iiv member of the Women's Auxiliary, Forest Park Aerie ft 1!H I F.O.E. and the Women's Auxiliary Forest Park Post No. 7In 1 V. F. W. The funeral was Monday, N»*ember 30th from ZimincniKui i Son Funeral .Home. Interun-iit Glen Oak Cemetery.
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