The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas on June 5, 1973 · Page 5
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Last year, more than 27,000 people took advantage of the Light Company. Terrific. Four employees tell how. More than hall oi the people in your Light Company work in neighlwjrhood Service Centers ~ in neighborhoods like yours. They're there to help you and our other t usmmet v Mere arr loui aunal examples** here* people look adv amage of that help, I. Peggy Blauser Home Economist South Houston Service Center: "During the sthool yeai , I \isitthe st hooK and tell them W'hai weoflci in (hehnrtii a suinmct woi kvhop program "You see, dtil mg 'he sum me » , the git is * an t use i hen t .urges at ^ hooi, so t.hrv ( . otne In spe< ul < lapses ,tt the Sei \ueCrnletsoi (he He< U u L«\mg ( 'elite! "We ttosl v.uii the- ill, MA ami othel '.outh '4! otlps, too "I had ,s sr.su! oi HI gn U that v. eni mtf » II ! t « uujH u !•.<>() v. h< i i- the\ >,4»\e demoiisij atiom I he% v. etc I '» \e,us old oj so ( hit gll is too 1 , the e)e< i| K plojeM. ,»iid vjav e a demount ! .UK us on .ids anted iui; met hi M|S "\\elj, \ !se\ v. i »)» 5 h» v dssSnt ! ( • »in jie . 1 hen thes H< iH t»» ! ( <«,'»< Mi.ii a»ul thai I hr'ii thev \\i~ni Jo siaif that'* vH ( "(»!!< j^r St.tttnfi "Ami thes Hot* \etond .tJ vtafe* "I e\eu v;«>i .s htile ttnph\ luj hrip them < < 2. Boh Hill Serviceman Fort Bend Service Center: "I'm <»f»e *»} ihnsr people that < omes out \% hen voim'h* H{\ \ po^c-i '.jors-oJI at eithei then hoiive 01 shell hn\m<-vs. We'vcijoi ( i < v. v on all limes o| the da\ aiu! m\;ht 1 \soi k nights "Well, a while b,« k. we got a call from a lady whose power had gone out. She's got an undeigiound power line, and the power was out. " I his was alxmi ! i :U(I at night. And it was cold, you knov. "So Charlie Koseuhaum and I -~ he drives the set vi< e (i u« », we ueut owr theie, I (onld tell jus! b\ looking that it was going to lake moi e equipment than Chitrheand I h.id. A higgei <rew...more time. "So we looked ai ound and I on ml an ovei he.id line MO! too Jai oif ih.tt v, e t ou!d tie into. We h.td e\ei \ thing we needed to do thai i!i 1 he I i u< k. So, u e < on net led the o\ c -i he, id hne up to I Inhouse until he i undej - s 'i f Mind sen a e v, as i i\ed . I ( tool, an }\< m t o| bet fei , hut ue didn't tTunk mu<h abom is. "1 guess [he iad\ did. lhofi'4li. I til us out she h.td sin <-<- J.,ids do\s ii HI i>ei! vv ith the S1 u Shr• •/. i o!e us ,) nil e 3. Bill Anderson Power Consultant Tomhall Service Clenter: "M\ ]ol» is helping JH < i pie \\iljj technu .ii elec ti it al pi ohieins 1 sk( i<»! e\.unple. ii .1 jlet son s building .! houM- in th<- t on nil \. ^^<• ( .»n vei u] > ' ise j .10 v, i -i hues. .litd rstahlish .us e.ivenx ri£ ?<* get the lilies to his bouse \ nd '>•.(• !« M ik o\ el house plans. gi\ e p( < inje ,id\ u e • t >u t he amoutll ot eje< ll )< i!\ t he-. 1 e IlkeK So need, oi ,id\ u e on si/ni<j; an •* onditioii- ing .md he.umg umis. ..ihm^s hke that. "I had a man « ail me ^s ho u .is build- tug a home us a i ui al at ea. ( )m- oi (hose houses most people \\oiild like. \on kno\> . 'J .»< Hi N< jti.ii e 1 eel i ti h\ able \]i nil spa< e "He had i a!!e« 1 l«» ^<-( .t leiupol ai \ po\sel line up to the site to inn t he pour i totiU and all. \\r did (hai hut along with u . v,e ga\e Turn ad\ u e on the ailUMUU oi insulation he should ha\e. 1 he right anioum i osix v ou less m i he long run. I>u! lot it to be i ealh el let ti\ e. yon have to get it down in all the little places like around the chimney and down the 'fiirdowns'. "'{'hen about the time the house was finished, we installed a permanent line lor his house current. Sure was a nice house." 4. Mary Bramiett Cashier Bay-town Service Center: "Oh. I have lots of people come in to pay their hills. Some just like to come in. "Some oi them have problems. Whatever it is. I try to help them out. "I rcmemlyer one man who comes in who ( an't hear or speak. So I write notes to him. Sometimes he tells me that lie doesn't have his bill and that he wants me to look it up ior him. "He will write out a note —you know — on a pad. "And alter I've helped him. well, he just — with sign language —will say, ' Thank \ou'. "That's where von put \our fingers up to vour lips and move them out and av,a\. "I know that sign in particular." 1 louston Lighting & Power has ^0 ticighlxirhood Service Centers — including two "brand new ones — ih<; Bellaire Center and the Baytown (-enter. There's one in your neighborhood..^) take advantage of it. The Li CUH Houston Light ing it I\»wer After Pcim v Blauscr's 4H gtrU WOH their trophies, they POMtJ for this picture, W:

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