lb and from
AAUW is looking for nominees for
our 2nd annual outstanding Women
of the Year Awards. Four women
from the greater Houston area will
be selected and honored at a dinner
in November. Anyone may submit
the name of a woman who has contributed to society by her community or professional involvement. Send
a brief letter to Edwina Milner,
12711 Memorial Drive (77024)
A Party! Houston WEAL Fundraiser
to benefit "North Carolina ERA
United," August 28, 8 p.m., at the
home of Kay and Cliff Whyburn.
The party will also honor National
Woman's Day (August 26), the 56th
anniversary of the suffrage amendment.
Pageant of American Women
will perform at 7:30 pm at The
First Unitarian Church on August 26 in observance of National
Woman's Day. Admission is free
but donations are appreciated.
ERA Debate Round 2 (Pro side) will
take place before the Westbury Civic
Club on Sept. 10 at 7;30p.m. Look
for meeting place in next issue of
913 RICHMOND AVE.
Buttons & T-Shirts, etc.
"A Woman Without a Man is Like a
Fish Without a Bicycle" buttons,
50cents plus 13 cents postage-46
other sayings plus t-shirts, feminist
jewelry, etc. Send 13 cents for brochure to FERNE, P.O. Box 113
T.C.B., West Orange, New Jersey
"Women Are News" t-shirts from
Houston Breakthrough. Sizes S (32-
34), M (36-38), L (40-42) and XL
(44). Brown silk-screened on natural.
Send $6 (tax & postage included) to
P.O. Box 88072, Houston 77004.
Enroll your child (ages 5—11) now at
Pearl School, 528-6002. School
hours 7 30 a.m.—10 p.m.
Register for fall classes at UH Sundry
School, Sept 18-22. Courses on
back-packing, women's self help,
child abuse, feminist theater, how to
teach children about sex, and a divorce seminar. Much more. Call
A course on Women Artists, Past and
Present, is being offered at the
Museum cf Fine Arts School of Art,
Register by Aug. 31. Course meets
Tuesdays 7—9 p.m. Tuition for
course is $55.
Reach 45,000 readers monthly with a
classified ad in Houston Breakthrough. Ads run 20 cents per word
(min. 15 words). Women's groups
and non-profit groups may run free
ads of announcements or services.
Any workshop or seminar with registration fee in excess of $10 must
pay per-word rate. Subscribers seeking employment may run free ads
(up to 25 words). All copy should
be typewritten, double-spaced. Ad
copy deadline: 20th of each month.
Classes and supplied in
weaving, macrame and pottery
-Finished Craft Work-
78 Woodlake Square-789-8170
Need a job? Contact lexas Employment Commission (527-0711). A
majority of Houston's employers list
their openings with TEC.
Sex discrimination. If you feel you
are being discriminated against 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 charge with the
A "Women's Employment Forum",
a series of monthly seminars for professionals who help women with their
vocational decisions, begins Sept. 15.
The purpose is to encourage a greater
variety of career choices for women.
Sponsored by the Vocational Guidance Service. Call 659-1800.
KTRK-TV needs Assistant to Community Relations Director; someone
with fluent Spanish, clerical skills,
50 w.p.m. typing speed, 2—3 yrs.
college experience or equivalent.
Deadline Aug. 16. Contact Linda K.
KTRK-TV also has an opening for
executive secretary to the General
Manager. Contact Nancy K. Duke
before Aug. 31 at 666-0713.
A "Women's Career Development
Group" will assist women in ex-
aming vocational goals and choices.
Group members career goals and
feelings concerning the work world
will be explored in a supportive
group environment. Groups will
be forming in October but call now
for information and reservations.
Tana Blair or Sharon Zieglar at the
Vocational Guidance Service, 659-
IRS seeking applicants for 33 tax
assistant positions. Starting salary
$664 per month. Contact Philip
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An evening of women's films and
dance is planned for Friday, August
13 at 8 p.m.. First Unitarian Church.
See films by Jan Oxenburg-Home
Movie and Comedy in Six Unnatural
Acts. Ticket donations are $2 advance and may be purchased from
Abraxas, Just Marion & Lynn's, and
University Boulevard Bookstore.
United Farm Workers has a position
paper on the Rodino "illegal alien"
bill available from P.O. Box 15415,
Houston 77020. Enclose a stamped
Be an informed ERA supporter.
Send for a list of questions and answers on the subject to 1122 Gloucester. Enclose a stamped, self-
Breakthrough garage sale Saturday
and Sunday, Sept. 11 & 12, from
9 a.m.—6 p.m. in Gertrude Barn-
stone's garage, 1401 Harold. Any
and all donations welcome. Bring
articles Thursday and Friday.
Houston Area Feminist Federal
Credit Union needs help from its
members to run the office at 2418
Travis. If interested call B.L. at
Harris County Women's Political
Caucus needs a photographer to take
shots of meetings and members for
development of public relations file.
Call Olga Soliz at 524-5005, evenings.
Houston Breakthrough will enthusiastically welcome anyone with car who
can help circulate the newspaper during the month. Help us get the word
out. Call 526-6686.
Pointblank Times, Houston's lesbian/
feminist publication needs willing
and committed writers-reporters, layout artists or patrons to help PBT
continue being an important communication link to the Gay Women's
Community. Drop a note to P.O.
Box 14643, Houston 77021.
A woman on the Court? A reality if
you help Janis Pool, candidate for
County Commissioner, Pet. 3. Call
her home headquarters at 444-2129
and volunteer your time before the
November election. Paid for by
Janis O. Pool Campaign Fund, R.G.
Ground floor space available in
Breakthrough house, 1708 Rosewood
to compatible business or community
groups. For details call 526-6686.
September workshops of special interest to women at the Continuing
Education Center, UH will be 1) Review for GRE/SAT (vocabulary enrichment, math refresher and study
techniques); 2) Basic Real Estate
Math, and 3) Women in Supervision:
Listening/Confronting (part 1). Call
Dr. Alice Whatley, 749-4185 for
The Police-Community Relations Institute is holding a conference on
Aug. 23-26 at Texas A&M University. It is co-sponsored by the National Conference of Christians and
Jews. The theme of the conference
is on victims of crime. Registration
A "Creative Aloneness" seminar begins August 31 and continues for five
consecutive Tuesday evenings at The
First Unitarian Church, 5210 Fannin.
Counselors Mary Jane Hurlbert and
Jan Burke hope to assist persons experiencing aloneness, by choice or by
chance, deal better with it by breaking down the myths of togetherness
and aloneness. Men and women,
married or single, may sign up for the
seminar by calling 527-0712 or by
writing Burke or Hurlbert at 3303
Louisiana No. 211 G (77006).
bookstores & newsstands
P.O. Box 35621
$3.10 (tax incl.)
- county attorney
LARRY VICK FAVORS AFFIRMATIVE ACTION
"/ will actively recruit qualified women and minorities
for my staff."
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL 236 - 8639
pd. for: Comm. to Elect Vick, 5010 Woodway, Houston, Tex.,
Bob Stover, Chairman.