Southend Reporter from Chicago, Illinois on April 14, 1977 · Page 8
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Chicago, Illinois
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Thursday, April 14, 1977
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J.~ -_.\ ·»-'·"%_ Economist Newspapers, Wednesday, April 13,1977 Fond .City happenings It's time for Ford City Art fair Evergreen Plaza events Plaza psychic i and astrology fair The Ford City annual spring fine arts exhibition and sale will be held at Ford City shopping center, 7601 S. Cicero ave. from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 16, and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, April 17. This exhibit will give the public an opportunity to view acrylics, oils, watereo- lors and sculpture of over one hundred artists from four states. This is an opportunity for people to speak directly with the artists about works of art as well as how arcwork fits in with the decor of a home. The following artists will be exhibiting their work: Kathy Chan Barnes, Beverly; Doris Bartels, Palos Heights; Mary Butori, Chicago; Joyce DeBella, Chicago; Jeanne Dekan, Orland Park; Vera DeVito, Oak Sculpture on display Holding one of her own delightful pieces of sculpture is Ms/Hollis Hess of Willow Springs. Her sculpture as well as the sculpture and paintings of many talented artists will be on display at the Spring Art Fair at the Ford City shopping center, TCth and S. Cicero on Saturday and Sonday, April 16 and 17. The Art Fair takes place during regular mall hours and is free. With wood, copper and various other media used for the sculptures, and paintings of oil, acrylics, watercolors and pen sketches, there is guaranteed to be something for everyone. Lawn; Grace C. Dolph, Chicago; Maike Dwyer, Palos. Hills; Rosemary Gallagher, Palos Heights. Also, Dennis Gibbons, Hometown; Harriette Grynevich, Palos Park; Isabel R. Halverson, Palos Hills; Hollis Hess, Willow Springs; Mary Jozwiak, Oak Lawn; Judy Kleinhenz, Worth; Bee Kocimski, Chicago; Gustav Korn, 3510 Chicago; Alphonse Liakas Chicago. Also, June Mrakava, Chicago; Joseph A. Mulac, Chicago; Tony Oleynichak, Burbank; Fran Pearson, 10715 Fairfleld; Mary Piwowarski, Oak Lawn; Walter A. Rann, 3643 W. 81st st; William Richardson, Burbank; Matilda Rogers, Midlothian; Ebba Rohan, 10458 S Sacramento; John R. Schall, Burbank; Cindy Schwark, 6413 S. Kedvale. Also, Carol Slezewski, Chicago; Chase Smith, Burbank; Daniel L Smith, Burbank; Margaret Snooks, 8172 S. Scottsdale; Adams Soraparu, Palos Hills; Louise E. Steinbach, Palos Heights; Ray Strack, 6115 S. Kedvale ave.; Mildred Stateman, Oak Lawn; Sophie Stropes, Bedford Park; Doris Taube, Burbank; Donald Trinkle, 3545 S. Mozart; Dolores Tuffs, Worth; Lydia Venuso, Hickory Hills and Larry Welegala, 3609 S. Hermitage. Also, Diana C. Witowski, 3924 W. 57th st.; Donna Woody, Palos Heights; Barbara Wrobel, Palos Hills; Annette J. Wronski, 6228 S. Karlov; Wynn Zarlenga, 2443 W. 61st St.; Tom Zientek, Alsip and Jacob Zoet- velt, 6225 S. Neenah. A 'star' Linda Doucet, junior at Sandburg High school, Orlud Park, is known as a STAR, store tradlig area representative at McDonald's, 14445 LaGrange road, Orland. Linda, who loves people, supervises the birthday parties aid store tours at McDonalds aid feels her experience working hi an Oak Lawn nursery school has helped her handle the job. The tours are offered free and last 45 minutes. The parties last about one and one half hours and include from (-10 children. Two weeks advance notice is required and the child receives his meal free if it's Us or her birthday. ftfiiUUUW.M^ Business and Shopping NEWS mm Sales continue climb Over 100 psychics and astrologers from near and far will Sather at Evergreen plaza, 95th and S. Western ave. for the upcoming Astrology and, Psychic Fair. The fair will be held Thursday, April 21 through Sunday, April 24, throughout the malls of Evergreen Plaza. Joseph De Louise, renown psychic who was consulted for possible clues during the Sharon Tate murder will be appearing at the fair. Mr. De Louise has appeared on scores of radio and television programs throughout the U.S.; he has lectured to thousands on ESP, and is considered one of of the top psychics in the nation. Special guest star, Irene Hughes will also be at the fair to lecture and conduct private readings. Other featured astrologers and psychics include Evelyn Paglinl, Alexandria East and Rev. James Brown Jr. The Astrology and Psychic fair will be open to the KC x*6- A*r«- t*eTJ t 7 -«f »* ·ta*? B** vfcv-* Radio Shack, the nationwide electronics store chain, has recorded sales of $65,206,000 for the month of January, 1977, a 24 per cent gain over sales of $52,556,000 for the same month last year. Radio Shack's North American stores in existence more than one year Joins million dollar club posted a 9 per cent increase in sales in comparison to their January, 1976 sales. These sales comparisons are against an unusually strong year earlier period. In January of 1976, Radio Shack sales rose 60 per cent and stores in existence more than one year were ahead 31 per cent over 1975 levels. Tandy Corporation, Radio Shack's parent company, reported that its consolidated sales for the month of January, 1977, were $73,672,000, an increase of 27 per cent over their January, 1976 sales of $57,805,000. "Radio Shack's significant gains were achieved in spite of severe weather conditions throughout much of the United States which have dampened overall retail sales," according to Charles D. Tandy, chairman and chief executive officer. Dempsey joins Baird Warner Merchants' association elects new board The Ford City Merchants' association of the Ford City shopping center, 7Mh and S. Cicero has elected new officers and board members for the coming year. Pictured above are: Betty Baker, Lerners, treasurer; Norman Bloch, WieboWt's, second vice president; Rich Carroll of The Loft, board member; Ken Jernberg, Orange Julius, board member; Harry J. Sikorski, manager of Ford City, board member; Barney Goldberg of Goldberg's, secretary and George Dumbauld of Montgomery Wards, president Not present are Art Koross of J.C. Penneys, first vice president, and Robert Anderson of Woolworth's, Ray Jones, Turnstyle, and Jerry Orlowsky of Gift Studio, all members of the board. All the members of the board of directors are looking forward to a very productive and progressive year. Andrew Hartell benefit underway A benefit fund has been established at the Ford City bank, 7601 S Cicero, Chicago 60652, to aid the wife and eight children of Burbank Fire Chief Andrew J. Kartell who passed away suddenly on March 6. He was 42 years of age. Chief Hartell, a U.S. Marine Corp. veteran, joined the Burbank F*-e Protection district as a Volunteer Firefighter in 1953 rising through the ranks to position of Fire Chief in 1971. He was President of the Metropolitan Fire Chiefs as- Are you tired of leftover ham? If vou are tired of leftover ham and want something new to serve your family for spring, stop in at the Ford City offices in "Peacock Alley at the Ford Cit\ shopping center. 7$th and S Cicero and pick up one of the cookbook* put together by the friends of the Catholic Center The tried and true recipes in this book range from a ·simple sandwich to a fasa natinp "Drunken Chicken" and jwsl about everything in between. The cookbook which selis for $4.25 is a bargain at any price and great as a gift for the new bride or the not-so-new homemaker. Fr. Joe Rui7 also has them available at the Catholic Center located in the North room, north end of Peacock Allev You'll not onh be helping out Ihe Catholic Center, joull be doing a big favor for vour familv as well. sociation, and a member of the International Association of Fire Chiefs, the Illinois Fire Chiefs association; Illinois Firemen's association, and Illinois Professional Firefighters association. Chief Hartell was also a member of the Fire Science Advisory board of Lewis university and Moraine Valley Community college. Donations to the fund are being accepted at Ford City bank, 7601 S. Cicero, Chicago 60652, and at the Firehouse at 6530 W 79th st, Burbank 60459. Marilyn K. O'Shea, sales associate in Baird and Warner's Oak Lawn office, 51(7 W. Kth st, has been named to the company's Million Dollar dnb f or 1176 on the basis of participating in ·ore than $1 million in completed sales. She also was a member in 1174. Ms. O'Shea is a licensed real estate broker and is a native of Chicago. She is a member of Women in Real Estate and an associate member of the South West Suburban Board of Realtors. Ms. O'Shea is an active member of the American Cancer Society's votnieer gronp called PACE. She resides in Oak Lawn. Wendy Ward graduates Promoted Free blood pressure check at Clearing Bank An opportunity for South west Sidcrs to gel their blood pressure checked free of charge will be presented Friday and Saturday, April 15 and 16. when Bank joins with the Chicago Department of Health and Hypertension unit in spon soring this service in the bank's lobby According to Jon W. Rej- SPAPFRI imlds director of marketing for the b«ink health depart mtnt prsonnel will check the blood presiure of all customers and visitors re questing it and will issue an on the spot written appraisal of their blood pressure Itvel Those availing themselves of this service whose pressure is found to be ele- valed will be advised to see their family doctor. The Wendy Wards Charm school will gradutate $5 young ladies at a Fashion show on Thursday, April M, at 6-45 p.m. in the center mall. New teen Pacesetters as well as new pre-teen board members will be announced. The theme of this Fashion show will be "Don't Be a Robot.. Program Your Wardrobe at Wards," and these joung Jadies will display the modeling techniques, poise and make-up techniques they have learned in their six-week course Two new models of the month nil! also be selected, one for March and one for Apnl. The school is under the direction of Nancy Laodan- do and anyone interested in {Tiro!line tan contact her at 2S44800 Edward 1. Dempsey, Tinley Park, active In the sate of sontinrest snhnrhan properties, has Joined Baird and Warner in Pates Heights. A graduate of St. Joseph's college in Philadelphia, with a Bachelor of Science degree in social science, Dempsey completed conrs- es in real estate at Thornton Community and St Xavier colleges. He is a member of the Sooth Snhnrhan Board of Realtors. Dempsey and Hs wife, Frances, who is a registered nurse at Oak Forest hospital, are members of St. Inlie chuck, Ttetey Park. The Bank of Hickory Hflk, 7SM W. $5th st. has announced the recent promotion of James J. BinkowsU to the position of assistant cashier. Jim joined the bank in 1172 and has advanced rapidly from a teller to his present position. He attended Moraine Valley college and enrolled in the Institute of Banking. He was the first employe from the bank to be awarded the basic certificate from the Institute and most recently was awarded the standard certificate signifying his completion of additional courses. Jim* has served three years on the Hills Community Chest wHch is a part of the Cnsade of 1 Mercy and for the past two years has been participating as Campaign Chairman for the Cmsade. He is a resident «f Pates HUte. Salesperson of the month Joyce and associates realtors has awarded thr designation of salesperson of the montli for February to Janice Morandi. Janice is OK newest member of the staff at Joyce realtors. Her efforts, being directed at securing appointments with prospective sellers, have been rewarded with over one-quarter million dollars of real estate being fisted in the month of February. day; from''10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday and from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday. All lectures and demonstrations are free, however, there is a small charg for private readings. Local help Joseph De Louise, renown psychic public from 10 a.m. to 9 p m on Thursday and Fri- Don't be an April Fool when it comes to your cancer education. On Friday evening, April 22, Concordia Federal Savings, with offices in Evergreen Plaza, Ford City and suburban Alsip, and the American Cancer Society will co-sponsor a "program on cancer prevention and early detection at Concordia's Ford City branch office, 76th and Kostner, between 6:30-9:30 m. Honor retiree Pictured is Mrs. Anne Wilburn, with assistance from her husband, Virgil, both of Evergreen Park, prepares to serve her farewell cake to members of her department and the retirees who atpended ehe party held in honor of her retirement in the Heritage Couty bank lobby. From left an: Donna Tripi, Kathy Kaelling, Debbie Somervllle, Jan Manx, Jan Kahne, Lea Miller and Sandra Rapp, all bank accounting personnel, and Ruth Ryon and Marion DeWitt, boeh bank retirees. Mrs. Wilburn was employed siace 190 and worked in bank accounting. The couple have one married son who resides with his family in Wisconsin and one daughter, also married, who lives in Crystal Lake and four grandchildren. Mr. and Mrs. Wilbnrn plan to travel extensively in their retirement. 'Green ' : promotion , W -, U J£ ?=J "««·*««·« » Pl"* promotion and the greenhouse In the lobby of the hank is filled with many healthy and thriving green plants. In an effort to spread joy and. happiness through ov springtime venture among onr neigh- tors and friends, several plants were presented to the Worth library as a gesture of goodwill and friendliness. Shown above is Leonard E. Mask*, execntive vice president of the bank presenting the plants to UK personnel of the library, from left to right: Karen Ritter, secretary of the board, Sne Sepntis, Hbrariaa and Shirley Christine, jmWent of the board. The plant promotion has been very well received and will continne for another few weeks so why not stop in Evergreen Savings prize winners Receiving their prizes for forming the most words in the Shamrock Word contest from Ray Katey, secretary rf Evergreen Savings, 989 S. Kedzte ave^ are from left: Gary Morieflo, Joan Sims, and At McAley, Jr. .FWSPAPFKl

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