Box 3, Folder 11, Document 7

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101 Marietta Street, NW
VOLUME
2 NUMBER 27
Ja.nua.ry 5, 1968
FIFTH PLANNED PARENTHOOD CLINIC OPENS
The Pl:-3_nned Parenthood Association of the Atlanta Area will open
its fifth clinic a.t 1H3 Marietta. Street, N. w. on Friday, January 12th
a.t 5 p. r:n.
Mrs. Julian Freed.man, Executive Director of the program, sa.id,
"This clinic is being opened here a.t our new hea.dqua.rters office to
servG a.s a. centrally l ocated center for women who want to go to a clinic
but do not live nea.r e ither of our four other clinics. "
The new clinic will be open from 5 to 8 p. m. on Fridays.
In
~ ddition , it will se r ve a.s a. central supply center every week da.y from
2:00 to 4 : 30 p. m. f o r a.11 Planned Parenthood participants. Women may
pick u p supplies here no matter where they received their Planned
Pa r e n thood orientation .
EOA finances 80% of the total budget forthe Planned Parenthood
Association of the Atlanta. Area..
The four other Planned Parenthood clinics a.nd their opera.tiona.l
h ours a.re :
Bethlehem Community Center Clinic
9 McDonough Boulevard
Telephone:
627-0176
Monday a.nd Thursday evenings, 6 to 9 p. m.
Perry Homes Clinic
1660 Drew Drive, N. W. Apt. 756
Telephone:
355-8278
Monday a.nd Wednesday evenings, 6 to 9 p. m.
West End Clinic - John O. Chiles Homes
435 Ashby Street, S. w.
Telephone:
755-4228
Thursday evenings, 6 to 9 p. m.
Ea.st Point Clinic
South Fulton Neighborhood Service Center
2735 Ea.st Point Street
Ea.st Point, Georgia.
Te lephone:
767-7541
Tuesday evenings, 6 to 9 p . m.
The r egu l a r of f ice hours for the Planned Parenthood Association
are fr om 9 : 30 a. . m. t o 5 : 30 p. m.
Interested persons should ca.11 5236 9 9 6 fo r fu r ther · i riforma.tion .





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AND CHILD C~R BRIEFING
Edgewood parents of children under thre e years of age are invited
to a Parent and Ch ild Center Br i efi ng Conference to be held at the
Sammye E o Coan Middle School f 1500 Boulevard Driv e 0 S o E~ e on January
10 and ll o
The Wednesday u Janua ry lO u meeti ng will be held from 7:00 until
9 ~00 p ., m ..
The Thursday 0 J anuary 11 0 meeting will be held from 9 ~00 a . m ..
u ntil 4 ~30 Po mo
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MODEL CITIE S MEETING
Lewi s Peters ~ Chairman of the Model Cit i es Mass Convent i on 0 urges
all r es idents of the Model Citi es area to a ttend a final planning meeting
Wednesday 3 January 10 6 at 7 : 30 p Q m"u i n preparation for next Sunday 0 s
Ma ss Con vention ..
Wednesday 0 s me eting will b e he ld at the Peter J ., Bryant School , 252
Georgia Avenu e .,
Mr ,, Pe ters s aid t h e Wedn e sday night meeting will be most important
because dec i sio n s must be ma de about t he agenda for Sunday 1 s Convention e
The Mass Co nvention will be held at 3 i 30 P o m., 0 Sunday " January 14 0
at the Hoke Smith Te chn i cal School ~




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CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENT ~
COLLEGE PARK CHI LD ,·DEVELOPM.ENT CENTER ~_
FORT MCPHERSON YOUTHS ENTERTA.lli
"A group of young peopl e 16- 17 y ea r s of age 0 sponsored by Chaplin
Webb of Fort McPherson t came to give a Christmas Party to the children
on De c ember 1 9 0 They came i n r eponse t o a .1lett er written to the Commander General by the Center 0 s Social Worker 0 Mrs ., Dorothy Yang 11 asking for
their invo lve ment i n the EOA program ~
" Rona l d Gr ego ry 0 17 u p layed Santa Claus a His mystical powers turned
the cente r into a fairytale land ~ These five young people of Fort McPherson raised the mo ney of $5 0 by putting on a play and by selling themse lve s as s lave s f o r a day9 They brought personal gifts for each child
in addition to the cand i es 8 c ook i es v c o kes and music for the party .. The
soun d of Christmas mus ic and the sight of Santa Claus no.t only delighted
the Center 0 s children 6 but also attract ed the whole population of the
neighborhood ,. There m.ust have been over 100 children and adults who talked
to Santa Glau s and. pa.rtook o f the Chr i stmas goodies ~ It was a real festive
time for the whole commun i ty around t he center o "
Reported by staff
ANT I OCH CHILD DEVELOPMENT C ~
· , CHRISTMAS • ENTERTAINMENT.'\FOR.JAt!TI OCH CHILDREN
Kinde rgarten and o l der c h ildren a tt ended the ballet 11 Nutcraker 1•1
at Mun i cipal Auditor ium q De c ember 26 ~
The- kinde r gar t en g roup a ttended a pe r fo r mance of "Trimming the Christmas Tree " at Theat e r At l anta 9 December 17 ,,
The n ursery and ~ i nder garten children attended a Christmas puppet
show at the Bowen Homes Day care Center 0 December 14 Q
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~Q!:!BORHOOD YOUTH CORP S :
_ENROLLEE HONORED
When Frank Briley was transferred from his j ob at the Army Recruiting Office , staff members there held a special ceremony for him
and presented h i m with a Certificate of Merit ~ Lieutenant Ferdinand
B .. Elstad wrote i n h i s letter to Mr o Briley ~ " I feel that you will be
a great a sset t o any empl oyer ., Overall ., your services reflect a great
e x ample to ouhe rs and a credit to yourself and the Neighborhood Youth
Corps .. 11
ENROLLEE PARTICIPATION WEEK LI KED BY NYC'ers !
The one hundred and twen ty- five enrollees assigned to : schools
attended an Enro llee Participation Week during the two weeks their
schools were closed for Christmas ~ The weeks included speakers , studies ,
and discussions on the job market 8 i ntervi ewing and applying for a job,
r equirements for a g ood j ob u crime prevention , the mis~use of drugs , the
venereal diseases , the story of cancer and other topics. The group met
at Eagan Homes Aud itorium each day except the day they toured the Southern Be ll Telephone Company s
NYC NEWS BRIEFS
Martha Holland 6 former cafeteria a ide at the Board o ~ Education
I nstructional Cente r ., has been employed in the cafeteria at Atlanta Tech~
Shirley McKenzie i cleri cal aide at Internal Revenue, will beg in
working as a car dpunch operator at the Internal Revenue Center in Chamble ~
on January 8th "
Silvia vargas 0 NYC clerical aide from the Panama Canal Zone , assisted the Young Republicans in giving a Christmas party for children in
the central city nei ghborhood .. Silvia made three pi'nata s for the
children to break as do the children in Mexico at Christmas ~ She also
assisted in leading games $ Si lvia works in the NYC main o ffice~


































































































NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICE CENTERS :
EDGEWOOD :
INTER-AGENCY MONTHLY MEETING
Representatives from various DeKalb County agencies, interested
in the health i welfare and educational needs of the people in the Edgewood
and Kirkwood areas , held a second group meeting. December 18th , at the
Edgewood Neighborhood Ce nter ., Mr ~ Jack Sartain , of DeKalb County Health
Department 6 wa s moderator~
Empha si s was sti ll on c ommunicati on between agencies, the need f or
each to be aware of a nd understand the funct ions and proffered services
of the othersQ Plans were made f or a third meeting January 24, 1968, to
be held a t the new Sammye Coan Middle School on Boulevard Drive, No E.
GOLDEN AGERS
The Go lden Agers ' Annual Christmas Party was held in the Ce nter 1 s
con f erence room December 19th ~ A large number participated; refreshments
were served and gifts exch anged e This event is only one o f many highl i ghts of the y ear8
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�-4EAST CENTRAL NEIGHBORHOOD
SERVICE CENTER ~
THE GRASS GROWS GREENER !
The grass that was pla.nted on Boule vard i s growi ng nice l y ,. we wish to take
th i s time to thank Dr e Buchanan and M.r o
Watson and all of the people from Piedmont
Park that as s i sted i n the g:riound break i ng
and s owing of the seeds Q
Our thank s go out to Mrs ., Br umly and
th e members of the Hands Organizati on .,
Some of the tenants on Boulevard have made
signs and p u t out front to PLEASE KEEP OFF
THE GRASS e We have noti ced th~t these signs
h ave been ignored arid removed o Help us to
restore Boul evard 1 s beauty -- "it is our
duty !"
From the Neighborhood Obse rver
By Mrs ., Lois Winder Harris
Area Block 11 D"
SOUTH FULTON NE IGHBORHOOD
SERVICE CENTER ~
SANTA COMES TO HILLCREST
One hundred families 0 including some 450 children u living in
East Point 0 s Hillcrest Homes public hous i ng received gifts o f f ood r
clothing and t o y s for Christmas ., Numerous persons and agencies donated
the gifts .,
Volunteer workers sorted t he gifts at the Hill c rest Community
Center and distr i buted them ., Volunteers included Wendell Hendrix!' Cha irman of the Hi l lcrest Steering Committee; Robert Smith 0 Steering committee
Treasurer; Raymond Hutto and Sharman Raper " c ommittee members; Charlie
Mosbyg David McCarten and Mike Lessnew 9 VI STA workers ~ Lee Harvey 0 Don
Traylor and Denny Prerin ., t een c ommittee members ; Frank Lewi s 11 Mrs o Dot
Harvey, Mrs ., Euna Garner 11 and others a
Gifts worth more than $10 0 000 were donated b y Central Park Elementary School 11 Marines O Toys fo r Tots @ East Point Chaplai n Jack Holt 0 ;Joe
Carter of Hillcrest Supermarket 0 Capitol View Baptist Chur chQ " Big Brother
and Sister Program 11 o f Georgia state College 0 Dogwood Hills Bapti st Chu:rch_;
Columbia Avenue Baptist Churc h of Decatur {/ East Point First Ba.pti st
Chu r ch , Headland Heights Bapti st Chur ch., Chr i st the King catholi c Church 6
Sa l vation Army ., Empty St o cking Fund 0 and Warren Memorial Boys ' Club.
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