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Houston Breakthrough 1977-09 - Page 23. September 1977. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. July 31, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/feminist/item/3036/show/3033.

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(September 1977). Houston Breakthrough 1977-09 - Page 23. Houston and Texas Feminist and Lesbian Newsletters. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/feminist/item/3036/show/3033

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Title Houston Breakthrough 1977-09
Publisher Breakthrough Publishing Co.
Date September 1977
Description Vol. 2 No. 8
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  • Feminism--United States--Periodicals
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Transcript To&From general announcements Editor, Jeannine M. E. Klein Texas Representative Ron Waters tias been appointed an ex-officio member of the House Interim State Affairs Committee for the investigation of child pornography. If you have information or opinions on this subject, please call Debra Danburg, 527-8363. WIRES (WOMEN'S INFORMATION, REFERRAL & EXCHANGE SERVICE) 9 am to 9pm, Monday - Friday is a new service sponsored by Women in Action. Volunteer staffers and researchers are urgently needed. Volunteers will be asked to attend one meeting a month, a three-hour orientation, two six- hour training sessions, and work at least three hours a week. Training will be held Sept. 10 and 24 from 10 am to 4 pm. If you are interested, or for more information, call Shirley Gibson at 527- 0718 or 626-2165. This organization is totally volunteer and needs your help. Catholic feminists are organizing city-wide to promote equal rights within the Church through grass roots actions in individual parishes. Study clubs, action efforts and social contact will also be offered. For more information, contact Beverly Hebert, 665- 3471 or Patti O'Kane, 529-0365. A Moving Sale will be in progress Sept. 5—23. Stereo, furniture, drapes, books, dishes, clothes, a cradle and miscellaneous items will be on sale. Bellaire—Chimney Rock area. For precise directions, call Glenda at 664-2103. breakthrough news To and From ads (this page) are published at a rate of 10 cents a word, and need to be received by the 20th of the preceding month. Please send ads to: Jeannine Klein, To & From, Breakthrough, P. O. Box 88072, Houston 77004. Breakthrough is now an affiliate of the Houston Area Feminist Federal Credit Union (HAFFCU), a federally-chartered credit union composed of associated organizations involved in women's rights and issues. Members of affiliated organizations are eligible for the wide variety of credit services offered by HAFFCU. The primary services are extension of credit to women without a credit history or whose spouse has a poor credit rating and the granting of loans to groups which have traditionally found it difficult to get credit because of sex or marital discrimination. Members are also encouraged to participate in "share" accounts and to run for office within HAFFCU. Credit is available for members in matters of credit discrimination, as is information on the establishment of credit and general money management. Another benefit is free notary service. Members of Breakthrough will be defined as those who volunteer for the paper, whose names are listed in the Staff Box each month- one more incentive for you to come and help out. HAFFCU hours are 11 am to 3 pm Wednesday, 3 to 8 pm Thursday and 11 am to 6 pm Friday. They are also looking for volunteers. Call 527-9108 or stop by the HAFFCU offices at 2418 Travis. employment Careers for Female Heads of Households is a new free community employment agency to Remember? health & body awareness Women in Crisis Sharing Groups are held weekly to provide aid to women in situations concerning physical abuse, abandonment and other problems associated with being a woman in contemporary society. Women can receive information on legal services, child care, employment and training services, financial planning, and medical services. Trained personnel meet with this support group once a week for one and one-half hours at five Houston area YWCA's. For more information on specific days and times at each YWCA branch, call 523-6881. T'ai Chi Ch'uan. Debbie Starrett offers an 8 week course in the first form of t'ai chi at Espiritu Institute, 1214 Miramar, beginning Sept. 19 at 6 pm. T'ai Chi is YOGA/MEDITATION/AWARENESS: An introduction to the wisdom of the body. Using basic asanas/blending breath with movement/stilling the mind/ relaxing/dancing at the Growing Edge. Ongoing classes. For information call Helen Smith, ESPIRITU Institute, 528-3301. media & the arts An American Artist Discovered, currently showing at the University of Houston, is an exhibition featuring the works of Louise Herres- hoff, a painter of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Herres- hoff's works mirror the flow of artistic trends during her lifetime from portraits through impressionistic landscapes to boldly colored townscapes. The exhibition is at the Blaffer Gallery of the UH, entrance 5 off Cullen, and will show through Sept. 21.. Gallery hours are 10—6 Tuesday through Saturday, 1—6 Sunday, closed Monday. The Society for the Performing Arts 1977-78 season will open Friday, Sept. 16, at 8 pm with a gala ballet event, Stars of American Ballet, featuring Fernando Bujones, Suzanne Farrell, Peter Martins and Marianna Tcher- kassky, in Jones Hall. Tickets to the gala are $50, half of which is a contribution to the SPA and includes a party with the performers after the ballet. Regular ticket prices are $15, $11, $9, $6, and $4. For more information, call 227-1111. political announcements Merlyn Whited, candidate, City Council, District C, at her campaign! headquarters at 2007 Westheimer. Volunteers may call 521-9065. | help women find careers in non- traditional occupations. If you are a female household head in need of employment, call 521-1444 or come by the offices at 4801 Scott between 8 and 5, Monday through Friday, 8 to 12 on Saturdays. Receptionist for group of psycho-* therapists in Montrose area; part- * time; hours negotiable. Need light typing skills and must like people. Call Cheryl McEntire between 9 am and 5 pm at 523- 4463. seminars The Single Parent and Public Policy, a series of five weekly seminars, will be presented by Texas Child Care '76, a non-profit statewide organization. The seminars will be held from Sept. 8 to Oct. 6, from 7 to 9:30 pm at the Jewish Community Center, 5601 South Braeswood. They are open to the public at no charge. Panel participants will include Councilman Judson Robinson, Dr. Nikki Van Hightower, State Rep. Mickey Leland, and representatives of Temple Emanu El and "The Family Connection." For more information, call Dayle Berg at 772-3752. Male and Female: Sex Role Liberation will be a workshop for women and men interested in examining traditional assigned sex roles. Leaders will be psychotherapists Margaret Buchora, S. F. and Charles Shaw, M. D. Sept. 27 or Oct. 4, 7 to 10 pm. (Tuesday evenings), 5311 Kirby Drive. Fee is $15, or $25 per couple. Information or registration, call 527-8701 or 771-1592. Well Remember in November? Kathryn Ross, candidate, City Council, At Large, Position 2, setting up her campaign headquarters at 3209 Montrose. Call 529-9956 to help out. A Ron Waters Appreciation Night will be held Sunday, Sept. 25, from 8 to 12 pm at Cody's, 3200 Montrose, on the top floor. Entertainment will be by Cy Brinson, a jazz pianist/chanteuse and the TSU Jazz Band. Admission is $5. Sponsorships are $25 and include two admissions, free round of drinks, and a listing in the invitation. A Good Job, John Hill reception is planned for Thursday, Sept. 15 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the Municipal Auditorium in Austin. Tickets are $50. A special sponsor committee will be formed from those purchasing 10 or more tickets. For more information call Dennis Murphree at 522-4242. a subtle and powerful awareness discipline discovered by the ancient Chinese Taoists. In allowing ourselves times to quiet the constant, energy-consuming process of chatter in our minds, and come back to our bodies, we realize our natural tendency to be balanced and centered. In teaching the dance of t'ai chi, Debbie focuses not only on the precise form also on the Taoist philosophy expressed through movement. For information call 528-3301. SAFARI—Adventures in Sensuality (formerly Eve's Garden) offers erotic products, books on female sexuality and body awareness, and sexual enrichment workshops. Send 25 cents for our catalogue to Safari, P. 0. Box 4028, Austin, Texas 78765. Elaine Noble, Massachusetts State Representative, will be the key note speaker at the Texas convention of the National Organization for Women (NOW) to be held Sept. 30—Oct. 2 in San Antonio. Ellie Smeal of national NOW will also speak. The agenda for the convention includes committee meetings on proposed bylaws con cerning NOW operations, election of state officers, a festival of women's films, and a feminist art show. Workshops throughout the convention cover such topics as ERA, Women's Land Collectives, Sexism & Language, Rape, Lesbianism, Women and the Law, and Women's Credit Unions. There will also be a dance featuring Jubilee, and an autograph party with Mary Jo Rischer, author of By Her Own Admission. Conference Headquarters will be at the Gunter Hotel. Fees are $15 for NOW members, $20 for non members. Child care is also available for a small additional fee. For more information, write to the Texas NOW Conference c/o Ms. Fran Kirkpatrick, 8402 Silver Star, San Antonio 78218, Volunteer Now and Vote Nov. 8 Kathy Whitmire (far right), candidate for City Comptroller, and ers, in front of campaign headquarters: 2405 San Jacinto. To volun-| teer call 654-7147 PAGE 18 SEPTEMBER 1977 HOUSTON BREAKTHROUGH