The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas on September 22, 1968 · Page 36
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The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas · Page 36

Freeport, Texas
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Sunday, September 22, 1968
Page 36
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14, Bfazoria County, run HJJA/OSJ-OHT FACTS, Kfeeport, Texas, Sunday, Sept., 22,1968 is the sum total of the combined efforts of a nation's people! .,«*. ggSi tfet It is our privilege to be a part of the Fabulous growth in Brazoria County and Freeport... "Dependable and Expedient Service" INDUSTRIAL, MARINE & PLUMBING MATERIAL 233-2631 FREEPORT, TEXAS BsS§ '68 a record year for BP Rotarians This was a year of record setting for the Brazosport Rotary Club. The club attained the highest membership In Its history, the highest percentage of attendance, and the largest net gain from the Shrimp Boll and Auction. Also, the group had Its first Negro member added to Us roster. He Is Walter Stafford. Stafford Is the first Negro member in Rotary District 589. which numbers more than 3,000 members In 41 Clubs. During the year the club grew from 39 to 4G members. Eighteen new members were added, which gave the group a net gain of seven. Average attendance during the year was 97,7 per-cent. which was the second highest In District 589. October of 1967 had every member of the Brazosport Club maintaining 100 percent attendance, and approximately 90 percent of the organization has had lOOpercent attendance for at least one year. Rotarlans were also active during 1907-68 In many community service projects. The annual college scholarship of $600 was presented this year to Rodney Balderee. Brazosport Special Education Boy Scouts benefited from Rotarian work. Four Cub packs, two Scout troops and one Explorer post received $500 for the program for special education school students. Junior Achievement program of Brazoiport was the recipient of $50, and ?50 more was donated to Brazosport Youth Employment. The Brazosport Rotary also sponsored a group for the Texas Youth Conference held In Austin, a donation of $50. Community Hospital was on the community service list with the donation of $3.700 to begin setting up of one room designed for the Coronary Care Unit. Funds for all of these projects came from the annual Shrimp Boil and Auction held May 17. Several special meetings were alsohelddurlngthe year. The Trl-Clty Meeting, which included Angleton, West -Columbia, and Brazosport, was held at the Freeport Inn In September. The annual Christinas party for families of Rotarlans was held in December, and February marked the Sweet heart's Party for Rotarlans and Rotary Anns, a joint affair with Angleton Rotarlans and Rotary Anns. Marshall unit has new use ANGLETON -Whenschools here were integrated, the system closed Marshall School for academic purposes but gained an administrative building. Marshall now houses the offices of superintendent of schools and his assistant and the offices of the School District Tax Office. Supt, Jack Simmons said, "The only academic program carried on here now Is our kindergarten." He said the move had provided a good deal of administrative space and had helped to concentrate school services. The site also accommodates maintenance shops, warehouses, and transportation facilities. The business of flees of the school district are also located there. T. J. Wright, the former principal of Marshall School. Is now assistant principal of the Junior High School and head of the district's adult and special education departments. Danbury Council DANBURY - Members of the Danbury City Council include Mayor Paul Harvey and five councilrnen, Andrew Larson, R. E. Brlttain, Orville Hatthorn, C. E. Zwaiir and Martin C. Welse. Betty Rose Wollam serves as city secretary; E. E. Brewer, city judge; and B. J. Gregory, city chief of police. Eugene Griffing, president of the City Planning Committee resigned his position. The city council will appoint anew chairman to replace Griffing. In this yeaj-'s city election Mayor Paul Harvey was the only candpate to /lie for mayor; others who filed prior to the March 2 deadline included Orville Hatthorn and Incumbent councilman C. E. Zwahr. A party was held for special education Scouts at the special education school on May 10» Officers were Installed at the Riverside Country Club on June 20. Officers and directors for the Rotary Year. July 1 through June 30. for 1967-68 were: Clifton Rogers, president; J u 1 e Born, vice president; George Crook, secretary; Delbe rt Ilaralson, treasurer; W. V. (B n s t e r) Curry. Gill Grimes. Harold Harris. Robert Langham. directors. Immediate past president is Randy Griffin. New officers and directors for 1968-00 are: Jule Born, president; Georce Crook, vice president; Curtis Young. st><:- r e t a r y: \V. V. C u r r y. treasurer; A 1 v i e Merrill. Allen Lea. Harold Harris and Bill Smith, directors. A NI-:\V.SCOl'T IIOl'SK was completed this past year for Lake Jackson Girl .Scouts. Tlie brick structure, valued ut far more than II cost, due to donations, is located off of Plantation Urixo but Is ivaclied throuuh the entrance to the .Junior Achievement Work Center. A dedication program was ht>ld and the put on view to (he public. Town house apartments are planned at Angleton Increased demands for housing In Angleton has led to two local men to plan construction of a 22-unlt luxury town house apartment project. Ally. Robert Kuunce Is joined tiy Dan Hurla. real estate and insurance man, in the town house project. Koonce also has 10 apartment units at Cedar and Valderas. This project was finished about June 1. The town houses will go up off Cedar across from the Angleton Junior High School Stadium. The two story units will contain about 1,350square feet In the two bedroom, two and a half bath apartments and 1,500 to 2,000 square feet of floor space In the three-bedroom, three-and-a-half bath apartments, Koonce said. The town houses will be a close approach to private homes minus much of theprob. lems ol muintnlnlni; a private home, said tin 1 attorney. The town houses will each have Individual carports and patios. Eleven of the units will face on Valderas and II will face on Willow. There will IK- a driveway between tin- iwu rows of town houses. The units will be unfurnished. Koonce said there wen-four two-bedroom apartments and six one-bedroorn apartments In his recently completed project. Some of the units In the brick building are unftirnlshpil. he said. The apartment house was finished In five months of work. Koonce said Ions: ratine plans call for 18 more units adjacent to his 10 units. PROGRESS IS MODERN EQUIPMENT AND REPAIR SERVICE WHEN SERVICE IS NEEDED • • • • CASH REGISTERS • CALCULATORS • TYPEWRITERS -NEW AND USED"SERVICE ON ALL MAKES" PAUL RINKI'S OFFICE MACHINE SERVICE 609 N. GULF IIVD. PHONE 233-4525 St. Mary's Star of tho Soa 1019 H. 6th, Frooaort Catholk Churches in the Brazosport Area St. Josiih Catholic Church Iroieria SUNDAY MASSES St. Mary's Star of the Sea, Freeport Vary R«v. Fraicos G. 233-5271 Sunday--5:45 a.m. 8:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m. 6:30 p.m. , V. f. St, Henry's, Freeport Riv. GoiiiUs Sunday-8:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m. 5:30 p.m. St. Michool's Cotholic Church 102 Mimosa, Lako Jackson St. JtroMi't T.W. Ofl| fUMMtary Cafttorin* 400 W. Marioi, CM. SUNDAY MASSES St. Michael's, Lake Jackson Row. Roi Tit*s 297-6571 Sunday-8:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m. 5:30 p.m. St, Jerome's, Onto Itv. RM Sunday-9:30 a.m. St. Joseph's, Broioria RM Robert A. RlaiiMfttii Sunday— 8:30 a.m.

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