Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California on September 18, 1987 · Page 5
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Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California · Page 5

Ukiah, California
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Friday, September 18, 1987
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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18,1987 COMMUNITY THE UKIAH DAILY JOURNAL Help offered parents and foster parents Help In parenting Is offered by local agencies to parents and foster parents. By FAE WOODWARD Community Newt Editor Parents and foster parents will be receiving a lot of help this next week from the Mendocino County Department of Social Services, the Mendocino County Youth Project, the Child Abuse/Neglect Prevention Council and the Foster Parent Training Program. A foster parent information night is scheduled Monday, Sept. 21, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Ukiah. A parenting classes by the Youth Project will begin Thursday, Sept. 24, at Nokomis Elementary School; and Reynold Bean of the Mendocino County Child Abuse/Neglect Prevention Council will offer a workshop on "Raising Children's Self Esteem." Tis will be Saturay, Sept. 26. Anyone interested in becoming a foster parent, or in gaining more knowledge of the foster care system is invited to attend the "Foster Parent Information Night." The church is located at 270 N. Pine St. Representatives from Children's Services and the Youth Project and experienced foster parents will be available Monday evening to discuss the foster care programs and the requirements to become a foster parent. A video on foster parenting will be presented followed by an open question and answer period. There are a growing number of children of all ages who are victims of severe neglect or abuse and who are in need of a stable and nurturing environment, according to Jeff Killebrew of the Youth Project. "Foster parents provide that sup- The classes are free, but there will be a $9 charge for the text. Free child care will be provided. The classes focus on improving communication skills and experimenting with new discipline techniques which bring more positive results. Parents will leam and practice new ways to listen to children (and spouses and friends!), and how to state demands, feelings and Classes and workshops slated next week port and help to the children of our community," Killebrew says. According to Killebrew, these substitute parents find a rewarding challenge in helping children move towards becoming responsible citizens and breaking the cycle of child abuse. People who are interested in becoming foster parents, but who cannot attend the information night should phone Jan Hartman at' the Department of Social Services (463-2540) or Killebrew at the Youth Project (463-4915). Parenting classes by the project will be offered in eight Thursday afternoon sessions, beginning Sept. 24. The hours will be 4 to 5:30 p.m. expectations in a calm and non- judgemental way. Parents also learn how to set clear limits, create effective consequences for misbehavior, and help children learn to solve their own problems. The instructor, Robin Goldner, says parenting classes are extremely important because of the support they provide parents. "Raising children who feel good about themselves and their relationships with others is probably the hardest and most tiresome task imaginable," she says. "Meeting with other parents, problem solving, and simply knowing that there are others out there who are in the same rocky boat as you are really makes the job easier! And then, almost magically, as parents feel more support, things start improving at home." Recent parenting class participants feel they and their families have benefited enormously, Goldner says. She quotes a mother of two toddlers as saying: "I am now calmer when dealing with my kids. I have learned to think things through before I act." She says a father of a teenager remarked: "I now try to listen to my kids more and appreciate their point of view." She says another father summed it up by saying: "I know that every parent should take this class!" Parents interested in the class should phone 463-4915 to register. The Bean workshop, Sept. 26, also will be at the Methodist Church. This will be an all-day event, starting at 9 a.m. and concluding at 4:30. The morning session will be from 9 a.m. util 12. Lunch break will be an hour and a half, with the afternoon session from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. There will be a S3 fee per person. Limited child care will be available. More information is available at 463-2437 (Ext. 157). Historical societies coming to Ukiah for symposium Members of the Conference of California Historical Societies will 'gather in Ukiah Sept. 25, 26 and 27 for its 1987 Northern California Symposium. Co-hosted by Mendocino and Lake counties' historical societies, the symposium this year will be dedicated to women in history. The co-hosts have been planning for two years for this venture, which has been given the title, "Our Women in History," and which emphasizes women from Lake and Mendocino counties. Among the colorful women who will be discussed are authors Helen McCowcn Carpenter, Anna Morrison Reed and Mabel Luce York, who will be introduced as "Women Writers and the Roles They Played." This presentation will be made at the Friday night dinner, Sept 25, in the Manor Inn. Ruth Egli will be the speaker. Oilier women who have added color to Lake and Mendocino counties include Lillie Langtry and Grace Carpenter Hudson. Both women gained world renown: Langtry as a chantcusc and Hudson as a painter. Donna Howard will discuss " 'Jersey Lily', Lillie Langtry, Stage Actress" during luncheon Saturday at Konocti Harbor Inn. Ann Kelley-Holden, curator at the Grace Hudson Museum will speak on Hudson, "The Painter Lady," during dinner Saturday night at Ukiah Fairgrounds. Registration for the symposium will be from 10 a.m. to 5 Friday at the Held-Poage Memorial Home and Research Library, 603 W. Perkins St. Mendocino County Heritage Network members will host an open house for approximately 175 Health Department announces flu clinics next two months Influen/a, "flu," clinics will be open in Mendocino County during the months of October and November, according to Craig McMillan, M.D., director of the county's department of public health. "Flu shots will be available to county residents 55 years of age, and older," says Linda Brawley, R.N., of the flu project. She said shots will be administered to younger adults and children if they have long-term heart or lung problems or other serious chronic diseases. "This program is directed mainly \o older residents, who arc at greatest risk of serious complications from a bout with the flu, she explained. "However, flu shots will be administered to others in the high risk category." ' This year's flu shot contains the strains A/Taiwan/86, A/Leningrad/86, and B/Ann Arbor/86 to provide immunity against the types of flu which have been circulating in the past year and ore thought to be most likely to occur in the United Slates this winter, according to the health department. "All the viruses in the vaccine have been killed so they cannot infect anyone," Brawley explained. She also announced a vaccine against pneumonia will be available at the flu clinics. There are many different types of pneumococcal pneumonia, the public health nurse stated. This vaccine protects against most. "This is a once in a lifetime shot," she said. "Please check to see if you have had it before. If not, please request it this year." First clinics will be open Tuesday, Oct. 13. These will be in Laytonville and Hopland. Clinic hours in Laytonville will be 10:30 a.m. to 1 at the Long Valley Health Center, and 3 to 4 p.m. at the Hopland Elementary School. Immunizations in Ukiah will be Friday, Oct. 16, from 9 a.m. to 12-noon at Ukiah Senior Center, 495 Leslie St. They will be offered in Boonville and Willits on Monday, Oct. 19. Clinic hours will be 9 to 11:30 a.m. in the old senior center in Willits. They will be 12 to 1 p.m. at the Apple Fair Building, Boonville Fairgrounds. Thursday, Oct. 22, immunizations will be offered at the Covelo Senior Center from 11 a.m. to 1. November clinics will start Monday, Nov. 9, at the Hopland Elementary School. Immunizations will be given from 3 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10, they will be given at the Long Valley Health Center in Laytonville. The flu clinic will be in Ukiah Friday, Nov. 13 from 9 a.m. to 12, again at the Ukiah Senior Center. In Willils, on Monday, Nov. 16, immunizations will be given from 9 to 11:30 at the new senior center (Octoberr immunizations are at the old center). The same day, from 12 to 1 p.m., they will be given at the Boonville Fairgrounds. Calendar TONIGHT DANCE AUDITIONS, for Repertory Dance Company, 6 p.m., 501 Court Center, Mendocino College, 1000 Hensley Creek Rd. NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS, 6 to 7 p.m., 2181 S. State St., Ukiah. MARTIAL ARTS KARATE EXPLORER POST 213, sponsored by veterans, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Veterans Memorial Hall, corner of Seminary Avenue and Oak Street. Phone 462-0744. SIERRA CLUB, organization meeting, 7:30 p.m., Deerwood Swim and Tennis Club. UKIAH GRANGE POTLUCK AND MEETING, 8 p.m., 740 S. State St., Ukiah. ALANON FAMILY GROUP, 8 p.m., 741 S. Oak St., behind the church. GRATITUDE GROUP AA MEETING, 8 p.m., 640 Orchard Ave., Ukiah. NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS, 8 to 9 p.m., Willits Grange Hall, School Street, Willits. Phone 459-6482. NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS CANDLELIGHT MEETING, 9:30 to 10:30 p.m., 2181 S. State St. SUNDAY MOOSE LODGE BREAKFAST, 8 a.m. to 12, Moose Lodge Hall, 1282 S. State St., Ukiah. BRUNCH STORY TIME, a child-care service of The Dancing Pig Theater, 11 a.m. to 1, Palace Hotel, Ukiah. GRACE HUDSON MUSEUM, open noon to 4:30 p.m., 431 S. Main St., Ukiah. HAPPY JAZZ BAND, 2 to 5 p.m., Ukiah Senior Center. 495 Leslie St. Admission $3. NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS, 6 p.m., open speaker discussion, 2181 S. State St, Ukiah. SPECIAL PERFORMANCE, -The Rainmaker," by Ukiah Players for Ukiah Valley Association for the Handicapped, 7 p.m. Sunday, Ukiah Playhouse, 1041 Low Gap Rd. MEDITATION. HEALING CIRCLE, 7 to 8 p.m., 304 N. Spring St. Call 463-1792. SATURDAY PEREGRIN AUDUBON CHAPTER. 8 a.m., Orchard Plaza Shopping Center to carpool to Mann Headlands for raptor bird watch. FARMERS MARKET, 8 a.m. to 2 (unless sold out), Ukiah Fairgrounds. CAR WASH, 9 am. to 5, Buck's Chevron Station, 1720 N. State St. Wash, $2; vacuum, 50 cents; inside windows, 50 cents; and vans, 50 cents extra. BABY SITTING COURSE, by American Red Cross, 9 a.m. to 5, American Red Cross office, Ukiah Senior Center, 495 Leslie St. Fee $12.50. FREE PREGNANCY TESTING AND COUNSELING. 10 a.m. to 2, Pregnancy Counseling Center, 331 N. School St., 463-1436 (24 hour hotline). GRACE HUDSON MUSEUM, open from 10 a.m. to 4:30, 431 S. Main St, Ukiah. NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS, 5:30-7 p.m., Senior Citizen Center, 495 Leslie St., Ukiah. SATURDAY NIGHT DANCE, 7:30 to 11 p.m., Ukiah Senior Center, 495 Leslie St. Admission $3. FIESTAS PATRIIS, gran coronation ball, 8 p m., Carl Purdy Hall. Ukiah Fan grounds. historians. During the day, there will be sightseeing and wine tours. The early afternoon will be dedicated to committee meetings with the cocktail hour scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Manor Inn. Dinner will follow. Marilyn Butcher, Mendocino County supervisor, will offer the welcoming address. On Saturday, the guests will visit Lake County, have a boat trip, lunch at Konotic Inn, and tour the Lake County Museum, returning for dinner at Ukiah Fairgrounds. CHIT CHAT Open house slated at Fireside Lodge Angelina Bautista is celebrating 10 years at Fireside Lodge, 1450 Knob Hill Rd., Ukiah, with an open house Saturday, starting at 2 p.m. Bautista, who came to this area from San Francisco, has been operating the residential care facility known at Fireside Lodge for 10 years this month. It has been a good 10 years, she says, although in the beginning a number of Ukiahans tried to chase her away. "The facility previously had been owned by Jim Jones," she explains. When Bautista explained to callers she was not a member of The People's Temple, they no longer gave her any trouble. A registered nurse, working at St. Mary's Hospital in San Francisco, Bautista was under a great deal of stress when she and her husband visited Ukiah a decade ago. When her husband suggested this community as a place to Legion presents school with pole for new flag Activities celebrating the 200th anniveresary of the constitution of the United States at Redwood Valley School was kicked-off with dedication of a new flag pole. The new pole was donated to the school by Lewis White Post 76, American Legion. A new flag was provided by Cong. Doug Bosco. The new banner had flown over the White House in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 15, 1987. Representing the American Legion at the dedication ceremony were Jim Stone, commander of Post 76; Woody McBroom, second vice commander; George Burden, past district commander; and Seymour Brush, past post and district commander; Shirley Chandler, president of the auxiliary to Post 76; Jean Stone, past president, and first vice president; Rena Lee, Carol Sellmer, Evelyn Long and Edna Burden of the auxiliary. Ceremonies from Washington D.C. were followed by students at Redwood Valley on three television sets. Redwood Valley ceremonies were timed to coincide with the televised program from the nation's capitol. Students and visitors gathered to hear the history of the constitution of the United States, and gave the Pledge of Allegiance, led by Pres. R.>naid Reagan A board of directors' breakfast will be Sunday monring at the Manor Inn, with the conference's regional president in charge. Lila Lee, regional vice president for the Mendo-Lake District, is general chairman of the symposium. Assisting her is Everett Ingram, Mendocino County Historical Society president, and Mary Ingram of Leggett; Viola Richardson, Ernestine Prather and Bob Lee of Ukiah; Phyllis McMillan of Gualala; Eleanor Campbell of Fort Bragg and Dan Taylor of Willits, all from the Mendocino County society. settle, she said it was too far from San Francisco. "He reminded me it was quiet and peaceful, here," she says. That sold her, and the two moved to the Fireside Lodge. Among the benefits of the quieter life they have been able to lead here, is there six-year-old daughter. Although a care home is a 24-hour a day job, Bautista says it is more relaxing than the rigors of an acute hospital. She invites Ukiahans to join her in her 10-year anniversary celebratrion. Refreshments will be served. 4-H fair planned for Oct. 10,11 Third annual 4-H regional fair at Cloverdale has been scheduled for Oct. 10 and 11 at the Citrus Fairgrounds. The two-day event will include food and non-food displays; a rabbit show and sale; horse show, Also on the symposium workforce is Norma Wright, president of the Lake County Historical Society, and fellow members: Wanda Wolf, David and Gloria Hawley, George and Lenore Clark. The symposium is not limited to historical society members. However, prior registration is necessary, Lee announced. She said space is limited for the Friday night dinner and the bus-boat trip to Lake County, but there will be plenty of room Saturday night at the fairgrounds dinner for local residents to attend. dairy heifer show, beef show, poultry show, and dairy goat show; lamb fitting and showmanship challenge; dog care and training, and guide dog puppy obedience. This is a 15-county invitational event in which 4-H youth may compete for trophies and premium awards while learning what their peers in the Redwood Empire are doing. No admission will be charged. Black and White ball is $22.50 Tickets to the Black and White Ball in October are $22.50, not $25, Pat Fernandez corrected The Journal this week. The event which is scheduled for Oct. 17 at Carl Purdy Hall was originated two year's ago to celebrate the halfway mark in the completion of the Grace Hudson Museum. Deadline for ticket sales was reported as Oct. 10. Fernandez says its Oct. 11. She wants Ukia- hans to know that this date also is incorrect in the flyer on the ball. FROM DRIVEWAYS to HIGHWAYS "No Job Too Small" ASPHALT PAVING " GRADING PAVING ' DRAINAGE ASPHALT REPAIR SEAL COATING Residential or Commercial Serving Lake & Mendocino Counties FREE ESTIMATES 707485-7626 Parnum Paving 4201 N. State St,Ukioh Gen.Eng.Uc. it 264839

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