To and from
Sharon Blair, Program Director
or KUHT/Channel 8, has been
sleeted to the board of the
National Association of Education Broadcasters (NAEB), the
orofessional organization for aye:
3,000 people working in no,
commercial television. Her board
verm runs through 1980.
Association for Women Attorneys
s recruiting new members. For
nformation call Burta Raborn,
Attention women artists and artisans: If you do art or crafts start
getting some work together.
Pointblank Times is sponsoring a
feminist arts and crafts show and
sale at Sunshine Gallery of Art (a
woman-owned gallery). It's
scheduled for March 12 and 13,
and will coincide with Pointblank
Times' second birthday. The entry fee of $5 will cover operating
expenses. Send it with a description of the type and size of work
you plan to enter to: Sunshine
Gallery, 8006 Park Place Blvd,
Houston, 77087, by Feb. 22. If
you have any questions, please
call Liz Brimm, 524-3642, or Jean
Buchanan, 649-9710 or 649-2417.
Developmental Education Services is fortunate in having Dr.
3alvin Ryals present a series of
ectures concerning moral and
?go development. Ten two-hour
ectures each Wednesday, 7-9
p.m., starting Feb. 23. Fee is $3
oer lecture or donation. It is asked
that persons wishing to attend
:all 524-6637 because class size
will be limited.
Help! Must find good home for
healthy eager-to-please, house-
broken mutt. Long, black, silky
hair, 16" high, year-old male.
The second annual Outstanding
Women's Luncheon,sponsored by
the YWCA, will be held at the
Hyatt Regency Hotel Imperial
Ballroom, Friday, Feb. 25, at
noon. The luncheon is honoring
employed women whose contributions are essential to the success
of their organizations. For mce
information, contact Mrs. Dee
Bishop of the Y, who is chairing
Houston Area NOW is working in
cooperation with the YWCA
Women in Crisis Housing Committee to set up and provide continuing services to women in
:risis. Volunteers/input are badly
needed, especially home tele-
Dhone advocates. Please call
Jamie Luke, 529-2900 (after 5:30).
Deden YWCA announces these
exciting events for February:
During the Old Rosenburg trip,
Feb. 15, tour the Fort Bend
County Museum and the 1883
John M. Moore mansion before
stopping at Carrie Nation's 1860
cottage. Beginning Feb. 3, you
can learn the basics of backpacking. A weekend trip will put
you in touch with the first signs
and smells of spring. Houston
Post columnist L.G. Marsters, Jr.
tells how to keep your plants
healthy and happy, from 10-11
a.m., Feb. 9. For details and fees
call Christie Jelen, 523-6881.
Pregnant women, we are beautiful! Let's form a group and meet
regularly to give loving support to
each other, to share massage,
chanting, breathing techniques,
meditation, and more. 661-9994.
Backpacking Basics. To co-exist
with nature without leaving a
trace. The essentials-food, clothing, shelter, equipment-what to
carry, how to choose it, how to organize and get it packed. The
class is designed to get you into
the wilderness and a weekend
campout and hike. Conducted by
Nancy Landau, 1974 National
Outdoor Leadership School Graduate. Classes start Feb. 1 and
March 14. UH Sundry School
Registration-Feb. 1-7. For information call 749-1253.
Room available in liberated community house. Share expenses.
Call 523-3118, evenings.
Texans for ERA has pledged
support to Nevada. It has a very
good chance to ratify the ERA,
but needs our help. We expect
action in Nevada by the end of
February. To get it, they need our
money now, and we need Nevada.
Make your check payable to:
Texans for ERA - Nevada Fund,
711 San Antonio, Austin, Texas
78701. Let's write history in order
to right history!
Women's History Research Center, Inc. has collected over a million documents relating to the
role of women in our society.
Urge your favorite library to order
these microfilms: "Herstory";
"Women & Health/Mental
Health"; "Women & Law." Contact Barbara Baisley, Northeast
Micrographics, P.O. Box 2, Bran-
ford, Ct., 06405, (203)-488-6583.
In Houston, pieces of these microfilms are available as follows:
Texas Medical Center has
"Women & Health/Mental
Health;" UH has the first third of
"Herstory;" Rice University has
reel No. 6 of Section I of "Women
Volunteers Needed by Women In
Action to staff WIRES, the new
Women's Information, Referral
and Exchange Service. If you
have skills in office management
and are committed to helping
women, share some of your time
providing information to the
Houston women's community.
Channel 8's Art Auction will be
headed by Geri Hooks this year,
and is scheduled for May. Anyone
interested in making a donation
should call 748-0350.
Hattie Thurlow, coordinator of
Volunteer Services in Adult Education at Houston Community
College, is actively looking for
speakers for seminars on "Women in Non-Traditiona! Roles".
These skills - training are related
particularly to blue collar jobs,
such as electricians, plumbers,
auto-mechanics, oil well riggers,
pipe fitters, and welders. Speakers will be informing female
students on preparations for
these jobs. Call 524-2128 to
participate or to suggest speakers. Let's help spread the words
about these jobs.
Public Affairs Director to produce
and host daily one-hour public
affairs program. Must be fluent in
Spanish. Reply KORO-TV, Attention: Eva Esparza Wardlow, 600
Leopard #102 Corpus Christi, TX
Sex discrimination. If you feel
you are being discriminated a-
gainst because of your sex, in
hiring, firing or promotion in a job
by an employer, contact Women's
Equity Action League (WEAL),
667-8556 and they will ho!p vnu
file a charge with the EEOC.
Downtown YWCA is sponsoring a
bus trip to Austin to view the
special bicentennial exhibition,
"Remember the Ladies" that will
be on display at the LBJ Library
in the spring. The trip will be
Saturday, March 26, and will
depart from the Downtown Y at
7:30 a.m. Fee is $12 for members
and $15 for non-members Call
523-6881 for a reservation. Also
coming up: Armand Bayou Boat
Tour, March 5. Defensive Driving
Course, reservations due March 1
for two-part course on March 7 &
14. Graduates are eligible for a
10% reduction on car insurance
premiums. Leisure Classes Open
House, March 9. Salt-free cooking class, Feb. 11. YWCA Black
History Week Feb. 7-12 at the
Blue Triangle branch. Events will
include a film, "Harriet Tubman" on Feb. 7; the Houston
Black Ensemble Company will
present Black theater on Feb. 8;
Black health is the topic for Feb.
9; The Nvota Dancers will perform on Feb. 10; Displays of
Black art and crafts will remain on
view for the public through Feb.
12. Contact Christie Jelen, 523-
6881 for information.
The Urban Resources Center at
TSU is sponsoring a Transportation Forum March 1-3 at the
Shamrock Hilton Hotel. The conference is designed to examine
the overall impact of the transportation planning process on
low-income transit dependent
groups and explore ways to
strengthen the planning capabilities of organizations directly involved in transportation planning.
Pre-registration deadline for the
transportation forum is Feb. 15.
For more information please contact the TSU Urban Resources
Mini-seminars offered by Identity, Inc. Feb. 4 - "Uppers,
Downers and Bummers"; Feb. 11
-"Does My Child Have a Problem?"; Feb. 18 - "Divorce and
the Healing Process"; Feb. 25 -
"Loneliness." Cost: $10/person/
seminar. 1651 Richmond. Call
KPFT Women's Collective programs for February include: Feb.
16, Women in Action and Feb. 23
women musicians. Listen in
Wednesdays from 8 p.m. to 10
p.m. If you or your organization
would like to be interviewed or
have something aired, call the
Collective at 526-4000.
The War Widow, a drama about a
sensitive relationship between
two women during the First
World War, comes back to Channel 8 Feb. 10 at 8 p.m. Replay is
on Feb. 12 at 9 p.m.
"Woman," shown Fridays at
10:30 p.m. on Ch. 8, will present:
Feb. 2, Women and Taxes; Feb.
11, Sexual Abuse of Children;
Feb. 18, Androgyny; Feb. 25,
Women and Heart Attacks, part I
(part II on March 4.)
Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. CARA monthly
meeting at the Children's Education Development Center, 1505
Kane. Call 524-6004 for
Feb. 8: CR Group formation
meeting, at 7:30 p.m., Spring
Branch Memorial library, 930
Corbindale. For information call
Feb. 9: Northwest NOW business
meeting at 7:30 p.m., Century 21,
1611 N. Gessner.
Feb. 15: Southwest and Inner City
joint program meeting at 7 p.m.
Rap on feminism, Jungman
Branch library, 5830 Westheimer.
Feb. 16: HCWPC Action meeting
at 7:30 p.m., First Unitarian
Church, Room 13, 5210 Fannin.
Feb. 17: Math Anxiety class formation meeting at 7:30 p.m.
Jungman Branch library, 5830
Westheimer. A series of workshops will be set up for the
Feb. 19: HCWPC Convention at
10 a.m.-2 p.m., First Unitarian
Church, 5210 Fannin.
Feb. 22: West University NOW
meeting at 7:30 p.m., W. University Elementary School.
Feb. 24: Women's Rights Coordinating Council meeting - check
with your organization's delegate
as to exact location.
Trans-People, a study group for
transvestites, trans-sexuals and
transgenderists meets each Monday night, 7:30, at Metropolitan
Community Church of the Resurrection, 1214 Joe Annie Street.
Women for the rights of lesbian
mothers are organizing support-
rap groups, programs, information-research channels. Call 529-
0261 for details. February meetings: Monday, Feb. 7 and Monday, Feb. 21.
The Hite Report and a video tape
interview with Shere Hite, which
aired on Channel 11's public
affairs show Sorting It Out recent-l
ly will be the subject of the
monthly meeting of MENSA on
Feb.18 at 8 p.m. A pane
discussion on female sexuality
will take place following the
screening. Participants include
Dr. Dale Hill, Eveiyn Yoakum,
and Dr. Paul Rothaus. At American General Life Insurance Co.,
2727 Allen Pkwy.
First Unitarian Women's Group
presents: Feb. 6, Miriam
Rothaus, therapist, "Human Ecology; Recycling Our Lives,"
Channing Hall; Feb. 13, Elissa
Stotts of the Rape Crisis Intervention, in the Sanctuary; (Multimedia presentation on loneliness
sponsored by the church for
everyone, all ages in the sanctuary); Feb. 27, Dr. Nanette Bruckner, Associate Professor of Psychology and therapist, "Why Can't
a Woman be More Like a Man!?"
in the Sanctuary. 5210 Fannin and
Southmore at 10 a.m.
The Desk & Derrick Club of
Bellaire meets each fourth Tuesday of the month at Sonny Look's
on Main St. Each dinner is
followed by a speaker from the
petroleum industry. For membership information contact Ann
The Association for Women in
Science will hold its next meeting
on Feb. 14 at the Autry House,
6265 Main St. A representative
from the League of Women
Voters will speak on ERA, presenting an update on where it
stands and what it really means.
A short business meeting will be
conducted at 7:30 p.m., followed
by the program to begin at 8:15.
"Women Employed in Commercial Construction" meets 15 Monday evenings, 6:30 - 9 p.m. Feb.
14 - May 23. Fee is $100. Class
limited to 30. Mail check to Public
Contact, Continuing Education
Center, 4800 Calhoun,University
of Houston, Houston 77004. The
workshop is planned in response
to persons needing basic information related to the construction
industry. The workshop is of
particular interest to companies
and organizations needing programs for career development of
Men in Transition: A conference
for people working with men.
Saturday, Feb. 12, from 8:30 a.m.
to 5 p.m. See workshop schedule
Women In Action announces
plans for a community workshop
to help in the creation of a
Women's Information, Referral
and Exchange Service (WIRES).
Women In Action wants to introduce WIRES to the community
with an explanation of its services, structure and goals. Task
force chairpersons will describe
their research areas.
If you are interested call
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