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Transcript To&From general announcements Editor, Jeannine M. E. Klein. The Houston Area Feminist Federal Credit Union will hold an open house Nov. 10, 3 to 8 pm. Credit union members may vote for officers or become one, or be involved in other ways. There is at this time a vacancy in the board and credit committee to be filled by appointment. Contact the HAFFCU office for more information on the posi- tion or the open house. The winner is . . . Dottie Erwin. Erwin's entry was selected as the winning poster for the National Women's Conference (see page 2). She receives $500 for her poster, which will be displayed during the Conference. The poster will also be reproduced and sold will also be reproduced and sold as a conference souvenir. The runners-up in the poster contest were Kirsten Soderlind and Marlene Matalon, whose posters will also be on display. Teachers wanted for non-credit, informal, evening and weekend classes such as assertiveness training, rape prevention, do-it-yourself divorce, travel tips, gourmet cooking, disco dance, buying antiques, dream interpretation, career workshops, refinishing furniture, car buying, etc. All ideas welcome. Call 721-5911 for information. Female wanted to share large, five- bedroom co-op, coed house. Your own bedroom. Use of rest of house including darkroom, computer, sundeck. Inexpensive, friendly, close to Rice/Med Center. 668- 6499, evenings. Roommate wanted. Feminist non- smoker to share large Montrose house. Privacy fence, fireplace, lots of windows. Call 529-5308. The Greater Houston Chapter of Federally Employed Women will sponsor a happy hour on Saturday, Nov. 19, beginning at 5 pm at the Holiday Inn Downtown, 801 Calhoun. All federally employed persons attending the International Women's Year Conference are invited!! Massage To explore the spaciousness within to bolonce energy For appointment col Beth Kendrick 529-5308 The Women's Group of the First Unitarian Church, meets at 10 am on Sunday mornings, at 5210 Fannin, in Room 11. Future topics include Politics and a Woman's Face, with Bette Graham White, Oct. 30; and Working Relationships between Men and Women, Nov. 6. The meetings are open to the public. Mary Anne Krupsak, Lt. Gov. of N.Y., is tentatively scheduled to address the Women's Group and church membership during the National Women's Conference, Sunday, Nov. 20 at 10 am. To confirm call Lena Shipman at 627-0614 (evenings). health & body awareness In recognition of International Wo- men's Year, Baylor College of Medicine is sponsoring a free symposium, About Women In Medicine on Saturday, November 5, from 1 to 5 p.m., at Cullen Auditorium, Baylor College of Medicine. It will consist of a series of lectures to explore cultural conditions associated with biological differences between the sexes, and the implications these differences have for the delivery of medical care in our society. Topics will include "Images of Women Patients in Medical Advertising," "Psychosomatic Medicine and the Woman Patient," "Rape and Woman Battering: Crisis Intervention," and "Child Care and the Woman Professional." The following classes and workshop are offered by Beth Kendrick and Alethea Dollison, feminist counselors and body workers. For further information and registration call 529-5308 or 723-6699. Body Awareness Class I — For women with little or no previous experience in yoga, breathing or massage techniques. Will focus on our own patterns of tensions and ways we can release this blocked energy. Class will meet for five Monday nights, when a minimum of six women register. Fee is $25, $10 deposit. Facilitated by Beth Kendrick only. Body Awareness Class II — For women with some experience in massage techniques. Will focus on breath awareness, massage, polarity and reflexology. Class will meet on six Tuesdays, 7:30 to 10 pm, with a minimum of 9 women. Fee from $25 to $35; $10 deposit. Women's Weekend Workshop—As women we are concerned with the physical and emotional healing of each of us as whole, unified human beings. To help facilitate an awareness and integration of the various aspects of ourselves we will draw on techniques from Gestalt counseling, meditations, breathing, body a- wareness, and a political consciousness of ourselves as womenin a male-dominated society. We will create a supportive environment in which you may choose to work on relationships, growth, change, or the release of energy. Meals are included and space is available to spend the night. A maximum of 16 women. Fee from $30 to $45. $10 deposit. Beginning Friday, Nov. 4, 7:30 p.m., and ending with lunch Sunday, Nov. 6. Merylyn Whited instead of Louis Macey for Council We need your work to win this election. Campaign Headquarters 2007 Westheimer 521-9065 Paia for by the Merylyn Whited Campaisn Committee, Merylyn Whited, Treasurer, 2007 Westheimer, Houston, Texas 77098 WIRES Women's Information and Referral Exchange Service 527-0718 The Texas Department ot Human Resources (formerly the Department of Public Welfare) announced that federal and Texas Medicaid funds are no longer available for most abortions, including those for rape and incest victims. Medicaid funds may be claimed only when the attending physician has certified in writing on the claim form that the mother's life would be endangered were the fetus carried to term. Termination of ectopic pregnancies are, for example, still eligible for funds. Also, services for the prompt treatment of rape or incest victims before the fact of pregnancy is established, including the use of drugs or devices to prevent implantation of the fertilized ovum, are still authorized Medicaid services. For more specific information, contact the Department of Human Resources. SAFARI Adventures in Body Awareness: is a growth studio that offers products and workshops to celebrate sexual freedom and body awareness for women. The books that SAFARI offers focus on sexual enrichment. Some of the books that are available are. Liberating Masturbation, A Meditation on Self Love by Betty Dodson, $4; My Play book About Sex for Women, invented and handlettered by Joani Blank, it is full of play, body awareness exercises and fantasy games for self discovery and enjoyment, $3.50; Good Vibrations: The Complete Woman's Guide to Vibrators, by Joani Blank, $2.25, an excellent book to purchase if you are considering one of the following body massagers: Wahl Deluxe Massager, an electric massager with 2 speeds and 4 attachments, $20.40; Wahl 4-in-l Body Massager, an electric 1 speed with 4 attachments, $ 1 7.25. Both massagers are fully guaranteed for one year. All prices include tax and mailing charges. Send check or money order to Safari, P. O. Box 4028, Austin, Texas 78765. Send 25 cents for catalogue, free with orders. The Texas Kilgore College Rangerettes will perform at the opening night of an exhibit at the Contemporary Arts Museum by Barcelona artist Antoni Miralda. Miralda has been staging color-oriented events with central elements of color, food, and ritual since the late sixties The opening night performance begins at 7:45 pm on Oct. 28 at CAM. The exhibition, with the Rangerettes' highly developed formations as a major theme, will run through Nov. 27. seminars Mothers and Daughters:Together and Apart is a workshop that will give mothers and daughters the chance to explore together the changing stages of their relationship, and the ways that they support and stretch one another. It will offer a time of sharing their fantasies of one another and of themselves as women. It will be a time of talking about what every daughter does for Mom's sense of herself asa woman, and to discover together the specialness of being Daughter and of being Mother. It will take place Saturday, November 5 from 9 am to 4 pm. Angie Grindon, Beth Stecker and Carol Stecker are discussion leaders. Fee is $30 per person, $40 per mother-daughter pair. For registration and information call Interface, 626-7990. Espiritu 1214 M7RAMAR AT GRAUSTARK. HOUSTON. TEXAS 77006 (713) 528-3301 gestalt bioenergetics t'ai chi,yoga video feedback Rolfing Special groups for VKxnen,children,teens PAGE 14 OCTOBER 1977 HOUSTON BREAKTHROUGH