Forest Park Review from Forest Park, Illinois on December 9, 1970 · Page 20
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FOREST,PARK REVIEW, WEDNESDAY, DECEMB£K 9. 1970, P. AQE .23 ON DECEMBER 12, IN FOREST PARK AND GET A FREE GIFT ROOSEVELT & ELGIN 10 A.M. MADISON & CIRCLE (Village Parking Lot) II A.M. •oniore J L Forest Park Chamber of Commerce V. A. News catio !;• John H. Naser, Director of tin- Veterans Administration office in Chicago today described ways that servicemen and veterans especially high school "dropouts" can continue their edica- liuii. Naser said one .if the ways was tluou,'h 'lie Predibcharge Edu- iii Pio^'ra.n iPKSP,, which i servicemen on active military duly earn high school diploma-, or picpare for higher edu- ca'li'U "I v ii'.i'ioiial training. Anothei pio.;;-am p.-ovides tu- toiial assistance aliove the high srh.ill level for v- J 'erans and servicemen alike who study under the (J.I. Bill. This ca.1 tie iset to fulfill req.r.rem-uts for admission to schools nfhigh -r edi- cation or for refresher courses to enable a veteran to quality fov enrollm 'it. Naser noted VA pays servicemen in PKr'.P up to $170 monthly for the regular cos's of tuition, fees, books and supplies. The actual amount is based on the actual amount of the course. The serviceman receives alum 1 ) sum paynvat wnen he enrolls in rein-dial, leirestier, deficiency make-up or other courses reel lire I for e lucjti.i:ial programs above liigh srhoorrpvpl. Naser explained thai sei vice- iij,.ri mils' have at least 1H1 consecutive days nf active duty after January 31, 1055, to be eligible for PHF.P and pointed out that this benefit is not charge- able'o G.I. Bill tim -arneddur- ing military service. Naser urged servicemen interested in rifEPtodiscussthepro- gram with their base education officers and if courses are available to obtain VV application Form 21E-1990a. This shou'.d je completed and returned to the base education officer of the VA office at P.O Box 8136, Chicago 60680. Under the tuto-ial program, VA will pay up to $50 monthly in tutoring fees for a miximum if nine months to prevent eligible veterans and servicemen from failing in a subject essential in courses of study. As in Pi?£P, costs of tutorial service are not chargeable to veterans' educational eligibility. Veterans and servicem ai interested in tutorial assistance w.ere advised to get a VI application (I-oim H1E-1090T) from their school, liase education officer, or the VA office at P.O. Box 8136, Chicago or the veteran may visit the office at 2030 W. Taylor in Chicago. When completed it should lie returned to the VA. The Humanities Series Doubled The National Humanities Series, a program dcsinned to take humanities presentations to small communities, has bcKun its second year of operation with the number of presentations nearly doubled. The National Kndowment for Humanities underwrites the cost of the series, and the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation plans and administers the programs. The series will reach approximately 55 communities in :i'2 states and present three related themes, "Justice Trial and Krror," a study of man's quest for an orderly community; "Stop, Look and Listen."an exploration of the humanities through the media of music, films, television, drama, art and literature; and "Face to Face," an inquiry into how and why men create. The series, accordini? to a spokesman, encourages informality, interaction, dialogue and u shared experience between the presentation team and the audience. A CM ej s s I Male n!i:knam. .1 Simulaec ^ MuoiL.il injee •I Anum.hU>' 1 • .Scj .lucks I ITcpuallluii ^ l-iuxy lloeanihi l^^k<•l ^eakt.- to • Uiciui 47 A|>|. •1" houm .11 -.<* Hi M Ji '» I ll() W N I Atc.i UIHI J ll,,,kMly,n !: ; I .film tally S l.lkf 1U Nt-<iT! 12 - Wku'.s eliae V IS - Wimilcrs 17 - IVoli/ic lh IhL- UlJIIU 1'' Mi-niter of ehc Ut eune J I .-u-

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