The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas on September 22, 1968 · Page 64
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12, Bfazospprt Area-Wide, Th« Brazosport Facts. Freeport, Texas. Sunday. Sept.. 22. 1868 **->\/£T|Jv* * *** ce*" » nit.1 ' n~ !_•* mivjopvi v i «»\*»fc»t • • v.x.t*«--j - *."——• «---—! -- ^^^^ ^_ ^^^^k OUTDOOR FAIR HELPED ART LEAGUE TO SUCCESSFUL YEAR The Brazosport Art League culminated Its highly-successful year with Its annual Art , Fair, held In Lake Jackson's Carriage Square during July. Local and out-of-town artists once again exhibited everything from sculpture to oils to handcrafts in an out- door, open-air setting. Those attending, or \v h o attended other exhibits presented during the year, were able to see the level of sophistication to which talent in the area had come. Frances Bass was winner of the top prize. Her oil "Room at the Top' 'was award ed the ?250 Dow Purchase Award. Other prize winners were Doris Munson. Don Hutson. and Dixie McCaieb. Mrs. Munson's oil "Lake Scene." Huston's water color "Gull Watching 1 ' and Mrs. McCaleb's oil "Sky Skape" all were picked by judges for awards. Not only paintings, but crafts as well were exhibited. They ranged from lapidary exlbl- tions to pottery. One of the most popular spots was the "do it your- s e 1 f" stand keyed to youngsters. Children were able to use water colors and could paint an "original" to take home. Pat Baker and Frances Mancuso presented their works in the League's annual two- man show In February. GROWING WITH BRAZOSPORT The Growing Community •i - We salute the people of Brazosport who have made it possible for us to continue our growth during the past 21 years. Swann's Idem uto the family store 26 W. BROAD 113-5327 Oilier programs for the group Included a lecture by Den Dubose of Houston on "How to Start A Collection." Ted Haakman presented a workshop on palate knife techniques In March. May marked the tour of Beach Homes ou SurfsUle and Bryan Beaches, as well as the election of officers. The Art League Gallery was kepi open for more liours than ever before, and local artists had a place to hanp their works for public display. Several artists from the group were offering art lessons to Hie public. During the summer a series of lessons for children was presented for thp first time. Newly-elected president Bessie McKemle announced that the new season will begin with an open house at the Gallery on Sept. 13 at 7:30 p.m. The Texas Fine Arts Rxhlb- It Is scheduled this year for March, and plans arc again being made for a two- man show. Mrs. McKemle has alsoan- announced plans for an exhibit revolving around chemistry, and plans are underway for the annual Art Fain Officers forthel007-C8sea- son were: Howanda M. SmUti, vice president; Janet Young, i vice president; Uessle Mc- Ki'iiilo. secretary; and Florle Smelley, treasurer. New officers are: Mrs. Me- K o in I e. president; M r a. Smith, vice president; Penny W a n n a 1 I, vice president; Ed I I h Mathcrne,secretary, Gloria Mulct'liy, treasurer. Band keeps music in the air The sound coming from the Brazosport Community Band might be best described as stirring martial music 1 surrounded by small children. The gaggle of small Iwysund girls scaled at the tent of director B. J. Hunt us he led the band through Its paces was one of the prominent features at several Brazosport functions. Band music was provided by tin- 25-piece group at the Bra/osiKirt Art league's Art Fair In June. It also played patriotic Um«s which addi'd to the color of the Old Fashioned Fourth ot July S|x>nsori'd by the Lake Jackson Jaycees ami lh«- Lake Jackson Dusliii'SsiniMi's Association. A formal concert lor the public was hold In April. The group was during 1907 under Hunt's direction, and he has been band director since. Officers wre; Bernie McAda, president; Mrs. Tlielmu Williams, secretary; Phil Dl- Guardl, and Guy Wheldon, vice presidents. Bryan Coowy and Hoy I.umpkln make uj> Ih* board of directors. ENTRANCED by the music and/or the musicians are these youngsters who moved In close to the Community Band as It played for the Old Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration staged at take Jack- sun this summer by the Jayceos ami Business and Profos.slonal Association. C-D SUPPLY CORP THECORBITT MARINE WAYS, INC FREEPORT, TEXAS C-D SUPPLY CORP... C-D Supply Company brings the Brazosporl Area a complete line of Industrial and Marine Supplies.Include/1 inlhelr shelves are: Sherwln Williams Marine Paint; Brewing Sprockets., Bearings, etc; Bonney Tools; Dayton Power Tools; Llquid-O- Rlng, Self Molding Stick Packing; all typos of hardware, pipe fittings, painting equipment. For expedient service and delivery of your next order be sure to call us. THE CORBITT MARINE WAYS, INC When the time arrives lor your next boat maintenance call The Corbitt Marine Ways. We have the most complete shop on the front, Specializing in Machine Shop, Metallizing Welding, Carpentry, Fabricating. (2) Marine Railways with a 225 Ton Capacity, Maintenance and Repairs of Boats and Machinery or Specialty, C-D SUPPLY CORP. FREEPORT 221 BRAZOS BLVD. 233-4650 THE CORBITT MARINE WAYS, INC.J FREEPORT 230 BRAZOSPORT BIVD. 233-2211 Serving Tbi Goldtn Broioiport Industry Ov«r 35 Ytars

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