The Des Moines Register from Des Moines, Iowa on May 10, 1970 · Page 27
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The Des Moines Register from Des Moines, Iowa · Page 27

Des Moines, Iowa
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Sunday, May 10, 1970
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D« Maine* Sunday Register Mi? 16. 19ft j Third News Section. ° STDTt OPENS travelers on fntetsMe. High* Way 80 In Iowa ibis summer may decide to stop an| stay: awhile, and motorists within the state will find their destiria* tions much easier if they visit one of three tourist information -eenters-along-the-way: — — — Two of these 'centers were scheduled to open last weekend, according to Charles Snook, Iowa Development Commission director of tourism and travel. The two sites, one near the Wilton Junction interchange serving westbound traffic, and the other near the Victor interchange for eastbound traffic, will be open daily from May through September. The two centers will be staffed by information representatives from the Iowa Development Commission. Another visitor Information center near Council Bluffs will open June 1 after modification of the existing rest area building, The center will also be staffed. Information representatives who will be on hand to help travelers at the two new sites are Gale MacClean of Wilton Junction, Jack Speer of Tipton and Mrs. Delmar Adkins o Brooklyn. The three attended an orientation session at the Iowa Development Cowouuuna office Apr. 23, where they received short courses in first aid, emergency procedures, in- 1 terstate regulations and Iowa points of interest. The sessions were conducted by representatives of the Iowa State Highway Commission and Iowa Highway Patrol, as well as tourism and travel division staff . "One new function of the representatives is to conduct a survey of interstate traveler's, designed to determine interests, mode of trawl, length of vacation ana size of familyi"\ Snook said/The survey will ask: trav- . elers' destinations in Iowa and .what attracted them to the centers. This is the first time a survey of this type has been taken in Iowa, Snook said. The results will be tabulated at the end of the gammer and , used for advertising campaign!. j The attendants^ are wearing new red and white uniforms especially created for the tourism Mason. Another new feature in the centers this year are large pictures in backlighted panels lining the walls of -the buildings. The,J panels, showing "points of interest to visitors, have been offered to communities for display. BUYS TAVERN , (Tht RMlittr't Iowa Newt Servlet) TEMPLETON, IA. - Richard Weitl has purchased Sam's Tavern from Sam Schrad. The • ' — - PHfltd §Y SUHbAY REOISf ER-IOWA HEWS S6RVICB Iowa Tourist Greeters » Pete Stephano, (left), assistant director of Iowa's bevelopntent Commission's tourism and travel division, shows information representatives (left to right), Gale MacClean, Mrs. Delmar Adkins, and Jack Speer, the new red and white uniforms they will wear to greet visitors to information centers along Interstate 80 this spring and summer. . Drama Awardto Toledo Youth tette, la., has teen fi of i „ Drama Scholarship Award, ie- cording B ftOb«ft Wegten Act. Irtg. Bennett is a iaU6f >it Sdftth tama County HigK School Where he has beefl «*ttv(S,te school plays -and ex. tefnporaneous speaking, feCeit- ing a I rating in the state speech contest. He has also participated on the basketball, football and track teams, and is a member of the letter-man's club. He is a member of thti French Club and Drama Club, and received an awttd. from the Kiwanis Club as a junior. PROBLEM'DAY ATtliOIOLA ..iftM titttit*!"* tstif N*w S«rvre« Pf<A1«m« Day" trill b« con- dSetfed it CTafki Community High School hw« frdm 9 a.m. toftftJft MofMlay, . . i. ¥hi pfogfart, an outgrowth of the Governor's Commission for Children and Youth, ifl one of several scheduled throughout the state. Members of the Clarke student council have made plans for small discussion sessions led by adult .advisers. Set, lack of recreational fa* ditties, drugs, Alcohol, getter* •ft* gaff and lack of employ. to rural areas will be discussed. Atttonf those who will lead group sessions are dommiss'tonef of recfeatiori at town; John O'Neil, head of the Dilfotification Ceffter, in_i_C«S } ArtSchuVYMCA dmater for "Youth. UM"J. ston Bowers, recreation tor at Grlntiell; Ralph Watty mfolttw H Ce^al terian Church in t)ei and Jerry Brubaker,-with the Lutheran Social Services in Des PROP. ELECTED (Th« Reglsttr'i Iowa News s«rvlc*r FAYETTE, IA. s - Williaiin Drake, assistant professor, of mathematics, has been elected 1970-71 president of the Faculty Professional Club Iowa College here. at Upper Awarded RMIiff t 'I few* K«*l «ittle« v . i IA. - Stsveri Matliet* 16 CO. Ifif ^scholarship lit the amount of $600 at iowa State slty where He Is a sophomore in chemical engineering. TTie award is given on the basis of high scholastic stand- 1 ing in the College of'Engineer-.' ing. Matherly is member of Phi Eta Sigma, freshman scholastic , honorary at Iowa State STlVEN MAtHERLY 3 TO TEACH IN INDIAJHAILAND (The Register's Iowa News Service) GRINNELL,v IA. - Three Grinnell College seniors have been awarded 1970-71 travel- service scholarships to teach in India and Thailand. The three, all' of whom will leave for a year in Asia^hortly after GrinnelTs May 19 exercises of commencement, are: Lynn C. Adams, an English major from Seattle, Wash. Mary K. Graf, an American studies major' from Marengo, 111. Janet K. Williams, an American studies major from St. Paul, Minn. ' Miss Adams will teach at Ah- mednagar College, Ahmedna- business will Rich's Tavern. be known as ;er, India; Thammarat Miss Graf at Syksa School Makhon Si Thammarat, Thailand; and Miss Williams at Dara Academy, Chiengmai, Thailand. In addition to their, teaching duties, the Grinnellians are encouraged to become involved in co-curricular activities, to .past years, travel-service scholars tiave .served,js tutors, head residents at dormitories, advisers of clubs, directors of musical groups, and coaches of athletic Yearns.' The travel-service scholarship winners .receive roundtrip travel and expense money for their year abroad. . Established in 1959, the program has sent more than 40 .Grinnell graduates to 11 countries — Brazil, Ceylon, Chile, Colombia, Greece, India, Liberia, Nyasaland, Tanzania,. Thailand, "and Turkey. Lions Are Fined For Air Pollution (The Register's low* News Service) "STATE CENTER, IA. — The State Center Lions Club is taking .the air pollution situation seriously. At their bi-monthly meeting all Lions who were smoking were fined for "polluting the air." ItVAUaDrOJ receoUy a| Piover«**« pas»rp*y ttopft* to wateft. Th*y f oawl U aU part ol a drill by valuator firemen in toe area. 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