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Houston Breakthrough, Vol. 1, No. 9, December 1976 - Page 19. December 1976. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. June 22, 2021. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/feminist/item/2540/show/2537.

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Transcript and from Announcements There will be a meeting of the Assoc, of Women Lawyers on Wednesday, Dec. 15, at 6 p.m. at River Oaks Bank & Trust, 2001 Kirby Drive. A winter Solstice party with a message will be the December program for S.W. Houston NOW. Joan Hanlon and Gail Padgett will lead an informal discussion about Women and Alcoholism. Refreshments (tasty and non-alcoholic) will be served. Jungman Branch Library, 5830Westheimer, 7 p.m. Dec. 21. Billie Cloud of Martin-Decker Co. will be installed as President of the Desk and Derrick Club of Bellaire for the year 1977. The installation dinner meeting will be held at the Summit Club in the First Int'l. Bank Bldg., Monday, Dec. 13. Guests are welcome. Those interested in attending should contact Sherry Goad, Con- tinental-Emsco, 795-4333. The National Commission on the Observance of Int'l. Women's Year (IWY) will sponsor 56 State and Territorial meetings concerned with women's rights and responsibilities in 1977, culminating with a National Conference in Nov. of that year. All persons interested in participating or in recommending other women for participation in their State or Territorial meetings, send names and biographies to: National Commission on the Observance of Int'l. Women's Year, Rm. 1004, U.S. Dept. of State, Washington, D.C. 20520. „_^___ • FREE • VIDALSASSOON or REDKEN'S CONDITIONER plus z BLOW STYLE £ u With Any Precision Haircut £ ALEX HAIR SALON 9255 GULF FREEWAY 943-3015 943-3016 OPEN DAILY9A.M.T06P.M. .10N.ANDTHURS.9A.M.T09P.M. GOOD THRU DEC. 31, 1976 Come share and grow together! Women's Group at First Unitarian Church, 5210 Fannin, Sundays at 10 a.m. Dec. 5: Margaret Buchorn, social psychotherapist, "Super Mom"; Dec. 12: Open rap on super moms; Dec. 19: Attorneys Patti O'Kane, Martina Staples, Marcia Anthony, "Perspective on Women in Law"; Dec. 26: "Celebration" including deities of other (and future) cultures. We need workers and ideas for press event and rally in connection with NOW's Women State of the Union & ERA rally to be held Jan. 13&14. Next meeting is Dec. 9, 8 p.m., First Unitarian Church, 5210 Fannin. For more information call 864-9402. Del Martin, author of "Battered Wives," will be here for an open talk on the subject of her book at 8 p.m., Monday, Dec. 6 at First Unitarian Church, 5210 Fannin. A $3 donation will help finance her trip here. Looking for a good time? With some far-out women? Join S.W. Houston NOW. We offer scintillating conversation, sparkling programs and action for equality. Program meetings are the 3rd Tuesday of each month at the Jungman Branch Library, 5830 Westheimer, at 7 p.m. Note the time because we must leave the library before 9 p.m. We continue with a rap session at a coffee shop in the neighborhood. Contact Gail for program and membership information at 667-0284. Age discrimination? Gray Panthers is forming a group in Houston for those interested in political advocacy for the over 40 and under 25. If interested call Loraine Elms at 926-3084, 921-4446 or at KPFT, 526-4000. Mexican-American women are invited to join the Chicana Association for Reform and Advocacy (CARA). For information call Margaret Acosta at 524-6004. Cliff Whyburn wants to hear from anybody who has gone thru the physical examination for employment at Shell, Westinghouse, or Hughes Tool. Contact him at 2234 Goldsmith, Houston 77030. C —R Groups There is a continuing interest expressed by Houston women in participating in consciousness- raising groups. Because of this, new groups are formed from time to time. For more information, call one of the following: N.W., Spring Branch, Memorial, call Regina, 493-5928; Bellaire, Sharpstown, S.W., call Monica, 776-0132; Inside loop, Montrose, call Peggy, 522-4468. Classified Ads/Information Ride needed to Portland (Oregon) area over the holidays. Will share driving and gas. Write: Debra Dean, 924 Northwood Circle, Nacogdoches, Tx. Could you become a writer? Quite possibly. Writing is a skill that can be learned, just like home- making or selling. Your talents are worth money that can help your family. Our editing service can suggest possible outlets, correct punctuation and spelling, provide photos for illustration, and write query letters to sell your story. Consulting fee is $10 per hour. For your free introductory telephone appointment, call 527-9966. A & B Communications, P.O. Box 36715, Houston, Texas 77036. The Christian Science Monitor® was founded by Mary Baker Eddy. This international daily newspaper has won 88 awards, including four Pulitzer Prizes. Enlightening articles have discussed women working at home, women in politics and women paratroopers. 3-month subscriptions, $12.60. Send check to The Christian Science Monitor®, P.O. Box 36715, Houston 77036. Call MONITOR at 524-2250 for your free copy. The New Directions Club is an organization designed to help the ex-offender. You can help by donating clothing, furniture, appliances. For more information, call 527-9474. Courses/Schools Massage Classes for women starting soon. Learn techniques in Esalen, Acupressure, Reflexology and Self-Massage. Remove tension blocks and learn to maintain a more relaxed state in everyday life. Massage can help us to function at our fullest capacity. For more information call Beth Kendrick, 523-0368. Employment Tele-Image, Inc., a new videotape production facility, is compiling a list of free-lance media people for use in future productions. Employment on a part-time basis only. If interested write or call (214) 245-3561, Tele-Image, Inc., 2225 Beltline, 321, Carrollton, Tx. 75006. National WEAL is collecting resumes of women to recommend for possible appointment to public office either paid or volunteer at the national level. If you would like to be considered, please send your resume to Kay Whyburn at 2234 Goldsmith, Houston 77025. (Include fields you would be interested in on a separate sheet.) She will send them on to National WEAL. Please do not be modest. You are qualified. Consider some of the "turkeys" currently serving in Washington. JACKSON 6-2691 913 RICHMOND AVE. HOUSTON. TEXAS 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 help you file a charge with the EEOC. Media The Assoc, for Community Television, the volunteer support organization for Ch. 8, PBS in Houston, is actively seeking volunteers to work as Go-Getters for the 7th annual Ch. 8 Auction scheduled in May. Go-Getters are needed now to solicit merchandise and support for this unique fund-raising event. Monies raised by the Auction are allocated to Ch. 8 for the purpose of improvement and expansion. For full information on becoming a Go- Getter call the Auction office at 748-0350. Two plays with strong women's leads will be performed Dec. 3, 4; 8-11; 15-18 at the Main Street Theater. "The Lesson," a frightening conflict of will between an aged professor and his youth pupil, will feature Nan Newbern as the pupil. "Chamber Music," by Arthur Kopit, affords eight actresses the opportunity to display a broad range of emotions in one act. Set in a meeting room of the women's ward of a mental hospital, the play concerns eight inmates, all of whom believe themselves to be famous heroines from history, who come together to consider a most important question. Curtain time is 8 p.m. and admission is $2.50/adults and $1.50/students. For information call Rebecca Greene, Pro- ducer, 524-3168. KPFT December schedule for women's programming: (every Saturday, 10 a.m.-11 a.m.) Dec. 4, Discussion with Lynn Mutchler on "The 1st Sex;" Dec. 11, Martha Jacobi and Folk Music; Dec. 18, 310 Pacific—Half-Way House for Women; Dec. 25, Joan Baez "Noel" and short story "Uncle Edgar and the Reluctant Saint;" Jan. 8, Music, Poetry & Phone Participation. If you or your organization would like to be interviewed or have something aired, please write KPFT and address to Women's Collective or call 526-4000. Please give one-month advance notice, if possible. Sandra Elkins, producer-moderator of national PBS' "Woman," presents "How To Start Your Own Business, airing in two parts, Dec. 3 and Dec. 10, at 10:30 p.m., Ch. 8. And "A Conversation with Jeanne Moreau" (also in two parts) airs Dec. 17 and Dec. 24, at 10:30 p.m. Actress Cloris Leachman ("The Last Picture Show" and TV's "Phyllis") visits "Jeanne Wolf With, Dec. 23 at 9:30 p.m. on Ch. 8/PBS. Men "Men's Lives," a documentary film on men in America, is available for showing to groups, friends, etc. For information call Craig Roberts, 524-6517. The Male Awareness Center meets at 8 p.m., every Monday, at First Unitarian Church, 5210 Fannin. Dec. 6: "Gay—Non-Gay Dialogue. Workshops Nationally exhibited ceramist Frances Bagley Taylor will conduct a Ceramics Workshop at MFA/School of Art, 3815 Garrott, Sat., Dec. 11, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The workshop will explore some of the techniques and images possible with clay through demonstration, discussion and participation. Registration fee for the all-day workshop is $10, and will be limited to 35 persons. The First International Conference of Practicing Midwives will meet in El Paso, on Jan. 14, 15 & 16. Speakers will include Suzanne Arms, author; Ina May, author, and midwife on "The Farm," a 1200-member commune in Tennessee; Raven Lang, author; and Nancy Mills, lay midwife from northern California. Individuals interested in lay midwifery and the home birth movement are invited. Accommodations in private homes are available. Charge for the conference is $85,which includes four meals. The conference will be held at the Paso del Norte Hotel. For further information write to Shari Daniels, P.O. Box 13063, El Paso, Tx. i_tt n Houston Community College System HOUSTON BREAKTHROUGH - DECEMBER 1976 PAGE 18 i< » * - ?,