To and from
DRUG AND/OR ALCOHOL
PROBLEMS? TELEOS is a
counselling service for individuals and families with
alcohol and/or drug-related
problems. For more information
write, 2128 B Welch Street,
Houston, Texas 77019, or call
Dorsey Cartwright, 527-8680.
LANE DENTON FOR
There will be a champagne fund-
raising reception for Lane
Denton April 3 at the Greenspoint
Inn, 11211 North Freeway. The
reception will be from 7:30 p.m.-2
a.m. For ticket information, call
445-0227. Paid political advertisement by the Harris County
Committee to Elect Lane Denton,
Suzan Fite, Coordinator.
HCWPC CONVENTION: The
Harris County Women's Political
Caucus Convention will be held at
the First Unitarian Church
March 27 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
HCWPC members who attended
the "Campaign Techniques Institute" in Phoenix will conduct
workshops on various aspects of
organization and strategy.
Following the convention, there
will be an old-fashioned political
rally to which all candidates in
the May primaries are invited. In
an effort to build a campaign
fund for feminists who are
running for office in Texas, the
HCWPC will be selling chances
on a $100 bill. The tickets are $1.
For more information call Donna
WOMEN IN SCIENCE: The
United Nations General
Assembly has proclaimed 1975-
1985 the U.N. Decade of Women.
The Houston chapter of the U.N.
Association and the Women's
Guild of the Museum of Natural
Sciences will have an exhibit,
"Women in Science," March 10-
April 7. The exhibit will
demonstrate past achievements
and present opportunities for
women in science. It will include
a historical survey of women's
achievements in science and will
spotlight four women who have
won Nobel Prizes in science. The
exhibition will take place at
Brown Auditorium during
regular museum hours.
HOPE'S ANGELS: HOPE
(Houston Organization for
Parent Education), a group of
parents who met through
prepared childbirth classes, is
sponsoring an organizational
meeting for those parents whose
babies were stillborn. The first
meeting, which will be March 16
at 7:30 p.m. at 14207 Locke Lane,
will be specifically for mothers
while future meetings will include both parents. The group
will concern itself with problems
encountered at hospitals during
and following delivery. HOPE'S
Angels welcomes any woman
who wishes to share her feelings
and give support to other
mothers. For more information,
call Karen Riley, 493-6792, or
Crystal Blanchard, 666-4820.
March is designated "Communications Month," by Women
in Communications, Inc. The
following is a listing of activities
sponsored by WICI:
March 9 - "Communications
Day" at the University of
Houston Student Center.
Program begins at noon. There
will be a multi-media competition
of high school seniors and college
students and a display of work by
WICI members. For luncheon
reservation and information,
call Denise Wilkerson, 224-7011.
March l6-"Speak Out, Speak
Up" at the Press Club of Houston,
2016 Main is an open forum
between the editors of
Breakthrough and the members
of Women in Communications.
Cocktails at 6:30.
March 26, 27--The Greater
Houston Professional Chapter of
WICI conference, "Advance-
Decisions '76" at the Woodlands
Resort. This will be an indepth
workshop on all aspects of WICI.
Anyone interested in displaying
any form of media material,
please call 686-3615.
March 31--"Reverse Press
Conference" at the Press Club of
Houston, 2016 Main, from 1 p.m.-2
p.m. Newsmakers, city government officials, HISD officials and
law enforcement officials will
have an opportunity to ask
questions of media, advertising
and public relations representatives among Press Club and
WOMAN: The University of
Houston Students Association's
Department of Women's Affairs
will sponsor discussions centering on today's woman-her
concerns and her needs. Every
Thursday at noon, students and
involved community speakers
will present a program designed
to enrich the lives of today's
women. Past topics have included such things as non-
traditional roles for women.
Lecture and discussion groups
are free and open to all. Mercury
Room University Center
Satellite. Call 749-1366 for the
JOB SEARCH WORKSHOP: An
opportunity to look at the work-a-
day world and how to enter it. A
workshop conducted by Janet
Hackney, feminist therapist,
March 27 in the University Center
Regents Room at the University
of Houston from 9 a.m. - 4p.m.
For more information, call 749-
1366. $5 fee.
DIRECT EXPRESSION: As part
of the Career Development
Series, a workshop entitled
"Direct Expression" has been
developed based on a new emphasis on assertiveness training.
The workshop, which is held
March 8, 22, and 29 at the UH
Continuing Education Center, is
led by Hattie Thurlow and
Marjorie Kosoy, human relations
consultants. It is designed to
meet the need for more effective
communication and to promote
greater self-esteem, self-
understanding and self-
confidence. For more information call 749-1366.
LAW FOR WOMEN: A practical,
approach to the laws that affect
women in their everyday activities, consumer transactions,
property affairs and family
relations will be discussed at the
Continuing Education Center
during March and April. Norma
Morris, a doctoral candidate at
the UH will instruct women on
the fundamentals of contracts,
homestead and credit rights,
marriage, divorce, and parent-
child relationships. The course
begins March 9. For more information, call 749-1366.
A PUBLICITY CLINIC!
Beginning March 9 at the UH
Continuing Education Center,
Evelyn S. Mann will be
moderating a course which offers
practical help for publicity
chairpersons, civic leaders and
officers of societies that depend
on publicity for promotion,
recognition and growth. How to
prepare copy and submit
releases, how to submit publicity
for newspapers, how to publicize
through newsletters, and how to
arrange talk show interviews are
a few of the topics to be covered.
Among resource people taking
part are Jonni Hartman of the
"Nancy Ames Show," and
Thelma Schoettker of KEYH
Radio. For information, call 749-
WOMEN HM RELIGION: A
workshop on "Women in
Religion," sponsored by the
Northwest Houston chapter of
NOW, will be held March 11 at 8
p.m. at the Pines Presbyterian
Church in Town and Country.
Panelists will include Francis
Klinger, a Catholic nun who
works with the elderly, sick and
poor; Marilyn Black, an
Episcopalian who is program
director for the National Council
of Christians and Jews; the Rev.
Rebecca Frankford, pastor of
Woodland Christian Church;
Marcia Elefant of the Jewish
Community Center; and Jean
Bircher, an Episcopalian who
wants to be a priest. The meeting
is free and open to the public.
SEMINAR: Better understanding of your real
strengths and your potential and
an appreciation of people who are
different from you are areas
explored in the personal growth
seminar March 19-20 at the
Memorial Drive Presbyterian
Church. The sessions begin at
7:30 Friday night and continue
through 4 p.m. Saturday.
Deadline for registration is
March 8. For more information,
call Memorial* Drive
Presbyterian Church. $35 fee.
SERVICE: If you are 60 years old
or older and want to know more
about services for older adults in
Houston, call Senior Information
Service, 797-0490. SIS can provide
information on activities, employment, medical assistance
and other services that are
available for older people.
WOMEN'S HEALTH CLASSES:
Self-help classes about birth
control, vaginal infections and
VD, the menstrual cycle, and
breast and cervical cancer are
starting the week of March 22.
The classes will be on Monday
nights and Thursday afternoons.
Call Glenna Cloud, formerly with
the Berkeley Women's Health
Collective, at 523-6994 for more
HAFFCU: Houston Area
Feminist Federal Credit Union's
annual meeting will be held
March 11 at 7 p.m. in Capital
National Bank's auditorium. The
purpose of this meeting is to
report on the current status of
HAFFCU and elect board and
credit committee members. Use
entrance on 1300 block of Travis
or 900 block of Polk.
In the Village
2437 University Boulevard
Houston, Texas 77005
Mary Ross T. Rhyne, Proprietor