The Bridgeport Post from Bridgeport, Connecticut on March 2, 1975 · Page 45
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The Bridgeport Post from Bridgeport, Connecticut · Page 45

Bridgeport, Connecticut
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Sunday, March 2, 1975
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K of C Charity Ball Aided by Ex-Leaders The co-chairmen of the Sprinp Charity ball sponsored by Park City Council/ Knights of Columbus, have appointed a special "full house" committee comprising the six previous general chairmen of the annual event which benefits the Southbury. Training school where 1,600 children and adults with problems related to retardation are in residence. · Lawrence J. Neary, past state president of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, and Peter A. Laporta, vice president of City Trust company, the co-chairmen, said the "full house" committee will work during the next few days to "insure a sell-out crowd" at the hall, to take place Saturday at 9 p.m. at the Campus center of Fairfield: university. Each member of the new committee has a goal of obtaining a table of 10 during the next two days, it was indicated. Committee Members Members of the committee, necessitated because of economic conditions, according to the ball chairmen, are former State Attorney General Albert L. Coles, first general chairman for the project which has raised more than 510,000 for the benefit of. Southbury Training school; Paul L. Dlawie, partner in the law firm of Blawie and Belinkie; James J. O'Connell, partner in the law firm of Coles, O'Conne Connecficufs Largest and Most Beautiful CARD GIFT STORE The FAMILY CARD STORE with GREETINGS for Ail Occasions! ST. PATRICK'S DAY (IT'S MONDAY, MARCH 17) . . . is the time to send Irish g. ^tinga to all your friends! Do come in and make your selection from a wonderful collection. Give a Lilile Bit of IRELAND with a delightful GIFT of Sparkling Shamrock Jewelry, Necklaces, Pins Earrings or Pick a Beauliful China Figurine, Leprechaun or Perhaps a Bone China Cup and Saucer We Hove St. Patrick's Party Goods, Favors and Cutouts While visiting Jim Murray's be sure lo choose the most beautiful EASTER CARDS and GIFTS from the largest selection in Fairfield County. FREE GIFT WRAPPING Free IHuminafed Parking On Premises MASTER CHARGE LAY-AW AY BANKAMERICARD TELEPHONE 333-2272 1353 East Main St., Bridgeport (One Block Above St. Charles' Church) Open Mondays thru Saturdays, 9 lo 8 P.M. Sundays 9c30 A.M. fo 1 P.M. Thursday Eves, 'lil 8 P.M. and Dolan; David F. Donovan and Richard W. Callahan, co-chairmen two years ago; and James J. Dolan, president of Dolan Steel company, year's ch 'irman. In addition, the efforts of the co-chairmen of the reservations committee, Mrs. Agnes Donovan, Mrs.. Peggy Callahan of Stratford, and Mrs. Edna Dolan of Southport will be intensified with the goal of closing res ervations on Wednesday. Proceeds from the 1975 ball will be used for equipment at a newly constructed recreation and crafts building at Southbury. The recreation - crafts center is part of an "Adventure Site" where residents can participate in outdoor and camping activities and still be within immediate access to the medical and other services of the training school, one of two maintained by the State of Connecticut. The continuing · project by Park City council for the benefit of Southbury was the motivating force behind the establishment of a statewide Knights of Columbus projector the retarded. Mr. Donovan is one of two regional coordinators for that project. Co-chairmen Neary and Laporta reported that Robert J. Haller, grand knight of the Fairfield university council of the K of C, has appointed John E. McGarr, council recorder, as chairman of the Student com rnittee to assist with the ball ac tivities. Assisted by Jack J. Henschel, deputy grand knight, and John J. Green, council trustee, the group will coordinate a number of activities with the Park City council, and will serve as waiters at the ball. Students at Fairfield university, under the direction and initiation of the K of C unit there, have been active in providing a number of special programs at Southbury. Proceeds from the previous halls have been used lo buy musical instruments, wheelchairs, band uniforms, recording and sound equipment and other materials which would not otherwise have been available at the facility. Southbury, like Mansfield, the other state training school, provides out-patient services to several hundred individuals housed in private homes, including an estimated 300 in the Bridgeport area. Use of Meat Substitute Found on Rise in U.S. MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) - As the price of such protein foods as meats and dairy products rises, more and more Americans are turning to enzyme-produced meat substitutes made from protein-rich soy beans to balance their daily diets. Popular for centuries in the Far East as tile base for several foods, soy beans are now being made into sausages and breakfast and luncheon meats for the American market, thanks to the recent development of an enzyme process that removes the indigestible compounds from the beans and improves their taste. In and Around (Continued from Page D-U) FirrtU, whote interest is (he cultural activities at unior citizens, Is co-author of the bi-monthly Bridgeport Area Cultural Calendar with Mn. Ruth Steinlcraus Cohen. ONE OF THE earliest registrants in the mushrooming Cousteau Society of Westport was Thomas O'Conor Sloane, HI, Jacques Cousteau's first editor at Doubleday. Mr. Sloane edited his first tivo Doubleday books on his underwater adventures, and the coral reefs. The recently closed Bruce museum Bicentennial exhibit in Greenwich which attracted more visitors than any special show it has had since , the original Dali Jewels exhibit, has brought requests for Director Raymond Owen, Jr., to set up similar Bicentennial exhibits at other museums in other states. One such request came from · the Warwick, R.I., museum. The Bruce gallery, now emptied of ilj early American treasures, is be'ing filled with entries for the mu- suem's annual Children's Art show, which opens March 9 and continues to March 30. AREA CONSERVATIONISTS and interested citizens will have an opportunity to observe and participate in the monthly meeting of the board of supervisors of the Fairfield County Conservation district which will take place tomorrow at 7:45 p.m. in the police court room, 50 Nichols street, Fairfield. Victor E. Muniec, chairman, said the board usually meets at the FCCD headquarters in Bethel, but plans to meet in various Fairfield County communities from time to time. The invitation to hold the meeting in-Fairfield was extended by Phil Barske. with arrangements made by Tom Steinke of Fairfield. Gov. .Ella Grasso has agreed to speak at the subscription dinner to be sponsored by the .Housalonic Valley association April 18 at a location to be announced. The HVA says it is Interested in attracting new members and additional support to assist it in its efforts to declare the upper reaches of the Housatonic river from the Massachusetts border to the Shcpaug river as a "wild and scenic river." The HVA intends also to place more pi its emphasis on the lower reaches of the Housatonic, all* the way to where It meets Long Island Sound at Stratford. BRIDGEPORT AND Stratford were well represented again last week at the Connecticut Council of Senior Citizens in Bristol. Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Rosenbiuh and William Holsten, all RSVP volunteers, were 'active in the day's program which reviewed legislation and reports on recent meetings of the Connecticut Committee on Inllation and Unemployment and an open house of the Quinnebog Senior Citizen center. .Other area representatives included.RSVP volunteers Grace Smith, Lydia Southard, Pauline- Johnson and Lucille Viets. President Walter Adams of Southington .reported on his many trips around the country on behalf of the Senior Citizens in Connecticut. The annual seminar for seniors at UConn will be held again in the summer and the picnic in July. Mr. and Mrs. Rosenbiuh wiil attend the International Congress of Gerontology in June in Israel. Dr. Randolph Nelson, director of (he Career Education Center at the University ol Bridgeport, in his remarks at the 22nd annual Council of Presidents (COP) meeting, said lie believes youngsters should be. given every opportunity to try their hands in many different fields before selecting a career. And a career, job or vocation once selected should not be regarded M * absolute lifelong occupation, he stressed. "We all change, our interests change, economic and social conditions change . . . and logically we should consider changing our occupations when we are bored with what we are do- Ing," fee said. SELMA ROSENBLATT received a well deserved round of applause from the more than 250 Individuals attending the COP "smoker" for her marvelous behind-the-scenes work in making the annual gathering an outstanding success. While the COP : -. for presidents of men's organ!- Jtions, a surprising number of women were in attendance at the program, contributing to and enjoying the stimulating discussion. Perhaps the Council of Presidents and Council of Women's organizations, the feminine arm of the COP's, will consider joint sponsorship of one or more get- togethers to seek solutions to im-l portant community p r o b l e m s , lome observers believe. Jack Koons, popular director of the Senior Citizen center at 263 Golden Hill street, reports (he agency has been busier than usual In recent * SALE * 10% TO 50% ON FLOOR SAMPLES COMPLETE HOME FURNISH INGS OPEN WED. THURS. TILL 9 P.M. OPEN EVENINGS TILL 6 P.M. 1757 BLACK ROCK TPKE., FAIRFiELD AMPLE FREE PARKING C.A.P. MASTER CHARGE BANKAMERICARD days. In ·ddlllon fo seniors needing usslslance with complicated Internal Revenue service reports, CETA, {Concentrated Employment Training act) and SELF (Senior Employment Labor Force) programs have filled the building with senior citizens desiring to work under (he federal programs in the cl(y. Ernest Arnold, director' of CETA, and his assistanls have been interviewing many applicants desiring (o qualify for the employment opportunities under the two fundings. Contrary to many misplaced notions that senior citizens only want to play cards and take trips, the willingness of the elderly applicants lo work and "pay their \vay" is most commendable, Jack says. WHAT PRECIOUS MEANS The term precious stones actually applies only to diamonds, rubies, sapphires and emeralds. All others are semiprecious. Precious gems are minerals brought to perfection by the lapidary's art. The pearl, often a gem of great value, is not a precious stone. Queen Given Pay Hike By British Parliament LONDON (UPI) -- The House of Commons has given Queen Elizabeth a 5000,000 pay raise lo help make ends meet despite complaints that members of the BRIDGEPORT SUNDAY POST, March 2, 1975 D--13 Royal family just "open things, close things and cat things." Deciding it's tough being n monarch in these days of double-digit inflation, the House voted 427 to 90 last week to increase the Queen's yearly salary to $3.3 million. Applause and cheers rang out for several minutes at the end of the vote, which climaxed a special three-hour parliamentary debate on the Queen's finances. But a vocal, anti-monarchist faction in Parliament criticized the increase and called on the government to start taxing ail the Queen's income. * ··'''·^·"'·'^"-·'''·''·yvv.'yAvsWfiiW^^ZK^^^^ SEE THE SPLENDOR OF Russia and Czechoslovakia! . 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