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University of Houston's Continuing Education Center is offering a
Contemporary Woman Series. On Thursday October 12, there will be
a one day workshop on financial planning from 9 A.M. to 3 P.M.
Women in City/County Government will be held all day for four consecutive Tuesdays beginning October 10. Employed Woman: Direct
Communication will be held on Wednesday October 18 from 9 A.M.-
4 P.M. For further information call 749-4185.
Helen M. Havens, president of the Episcopal Women's Caucus, will
speak on the topic 'Tower, Polity and Politics of the Priesthood" on
Tuesday October 10th. It will be part of a series of First Tuesday Discussions on Women and Power sponsored by the Women's Group of
the First Unitarian Church. The progrom begins at 7 P.M. at 5210
Fannin at Southmore. Child care will be provided.
The Houston Center for Displaced Homemakers is now offering
workshops and counseling on pre-employment skills and training for
Displaced Homemakers. You are eligible if you are between the ages
of 35 and 64; are widowed, divorced or separated; have worked without
pay as a homemaker for several years; and need skills and expertise to
become self-supporting. Services are FREE. Call Mary Bruce, director,
at 749-3755 for further information.
The Bureau of Prisons is looking for women to fill Correctional
Officer vacancies in correctional facilities in Bastrop, Fort Worth,
El Paso, Seagoville and Texarkana. Correctional Officers are involved
with treatment, supervision and custody of criminal offenders in institutions. There will be a community meeting Wednesday, October 11
at 7:30 P.M., at the Holiday Inn, 801 Calhoun, to brief interested people on the duties involved in the job, and the application procedure.
KPFT-FM 90.1, Houston's community-sponsored radio station,
needs volunteers to help on women's programming. Interested persons
should contact them at 526-4000.
The local chapter of the Women's Caucus for Art will hold their next
regular monthly meeting on Tuesday October 1 7 at 7 P.M. at the home
of Jeanne Rutherford at 3689 Inwood. Prospective members are invited
On October 21, Anita Miller, former Chair of theCalifornia Commission on the Status of Women and project director for their acclaimed
book Impact ERA: Limitations and Possibilities, will speak to the
World Futures Society Committee on Education. Miller will address
the group on "Women, Education and the Future" from 4—5:30 p.m.
in Atrium II, U.H.-Clear Lake. Afterwards, she will join conference-
goers for dinner in the Forest Room. The American Association of
University Women District Conference is being held jointly with the
WFS Committee on Education, October 20-22, at the U.H.-Clear Lake
Campus. AAUW members may attend the workshops and seminars for
$5 per day plus $5 for Miller's travel expenses. Cost to non-members is
$55 for the entire conference. For more information, call Women's
Resource Services, 448-92I6.
Women In Action invite you to luncheon with Frances Farenthold,
President of Wells College, on October 31 at 12:30 p.m. at Kaphan's,
7900 Main. Ms. Farenthold will speak on the topic "The Educated
Woman: Today and Tomorrow." To reserve your place send a $10 donation today to Women In Action, 3317 Montrose, No. 240, Houston, Tx,
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"The Future of Human Birth Control" will be the topic of Carl Djer-
assi, professor of chemistry at Standford University, at the nest President's Lecture at Rice University. Dr. Djerassi will speak at 8 P.M. at
the Chemistry Lecture Hall on Tuesday, October 31.