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Page A-3, The Tuskegee News, July 20, 2000 oglnitial city of Tuskegee endorsements surprising to some cr| able] able] night's endorsements for cit~ elections in by Democrats of the 82nd District has in the streets talking. Some at the meeting results that were available to those mem- attending, but the group's chairperson Della declined to give vote totals. participated in voting for nine mayoral cab- along with those running for five council and two utilities board seats. Incumbent Ron Williams was the choice of 13 voters. in line were Stanley Maxwell with 10 votes Lueenia Duma Williams with seven. The mining 10 votes were scattered among Freddie Barbara Howard, Rev. Mark Tommie Johnson and Cornell Tatum. councilwoman Lateefah Muhammad, has had signs up for her mayor's race before elections in early June, failed to get a vote, to some who saw the results. receiying endorsements were William over Jeannie Vaughan and Robert for Place 1 on the council, a seat being by Rozell Chappell Jr. who is not seeking Murray Baker for Place 2 over incum- Jess Colson; at the time, unopposed incum- Mae Doris Williams for Place 3; Lifus knwar MarQuette for Place 4, the L being vacated by current council president and candidate Washington; and Bill Freeman r Ben Rackley for Place 5, the seat being vacat- Muhammad. Freeman's is one of two white running for the council. The other is Tuesday, Willie Louise Fields, Harold Walter Walker qualified to run for :e 3 against Mrs. WilMams. vo seats on the utilities board are up for reelec- L. In a strange twist State Rep. Jo~y Ford, ) had had received an Attorney General s opinion L he could run for the utilities board and retain legislative seat, dropped out of the race for Place a the beard Tuesday morning aiter qualifying ~ral days earher. That came after Barry White ~=lved the endorsement Monday over Ford and rvin D. Magruder, cousin of newly-elected con County District 3 Commissioner Ernest gruder. Ford is swinging his support to gruder. The Place 1 endorsement went to Mrs. Chisholm who faced no opposition for reelec- ! at the tim e of the endorsement. Now running h~st Mrs. Chisholm are Willie C. Anderson [ Sheran Smith... Fans Donated to RSVP for Senior Citizens alvin L. Stowes, Manager of Alabama Power npany, recently delivered 22 electric fans to the con County RSVP for senior citizens. The Macon mty Retired Senior Volunteer Program is seek- i senior citizens that are without any source of ~2ing cool. If you are in need of a fan please call 605/2606 or come by the office, located at 210 ~h Elm Street... Rescue Donations Sought he City of Tuskegee's Rescue Team is now ready roceed with purchasing of much needed life-sav- devices. These devices will be placed onto the poles that have been set in the Lake Tuskegee area. Responses are being awaited from and groups or organiza- tion that are interested in donating to this more than worthwhile cause. For more information, please contact Fire Chief Luther Curry or Mrs. Cheryl P. Moore at the Tus:kegee Fire Department Monday-Friday (334) 724- 2106 or 724-2185... Tuskegee Macon Y,M.C~_ Cheerleader Program In the past, we have not been very successful with our cheerleader program. To show our spirit and support for the Tuskegee-Macon Y.M.C.& Football League, we need a strong cheer- leader program. In order to do this we are in great need of our community support. Needed are dedi- cated cheerleaders, cheerleaders coaches, cheer- leader morns and sponsors. Any good program needs good leadership and participation from the community. Let's start this season with a pledge to support our children. Let's put our children first. Let's show our children team sportsmanship. To start this program off we are offering a cheer- leader clinic (see information below). This clinic will focus on the basic fundamentals of cheerleading 'such as cheers, chants, dance routines, stunts, com- petition and games. This will be our first step in preparing our cheerleaders for the upcoming sea- son. This clinic is not mandatory, your child can still register for cheerleader. If your child is interested in becoming a cheerleader for the fall, register today at a cost of $20. Deadline for registration is Aug. 11. After the deadline, a late fee of $15 will be charged. Go! Fight! Win! Cheerleader Clinic During this cheerleader clinic your child will par- ticipate in a lot of fun activities such as cheer, chants, dance routines, stunts, competition and games. Ages: 5-15; Date: Saturday, July 29; Time: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; Place: Tuskegee-Macon County Y.M.C./L (Abbott Park); Cost: $15 (Deadline for Money July 26). Sponsored by the Tuskegee-Macon County YMCA. For more information contact Ms. Thornton at 334-724-2187 or 334-727-9528... FoodSourv.e Signup FoodSource is a community-based, self-help pro- gram, which builds communities through commu- nity service and the distribution of a monthly food package. FoodSource is available to everyone. If you eat, you qualify! Anyone can participate in FoodSOURCE by paying $19.50 for a standard unit, or $29.50 for a premium unit (more meat), and by pledging two hours of service to the community. The Macon County RSVP FoodSOURCE sign-up date for August is July 29-Aug. 11 (RSVP Office). The food will be distributed on Aug. 26, from 5-7 a.m. at the Macon County Courthouse Annex Building (located across from Vaughn's Feed Store ,and Alabama Exchange Bank drive-thru window). For further information please contact the Macon Cour'ty Retired And Senior Volunteer office at. 724- 2605 or 724-2606... Mayor Williams, Chisholm Opening Headquarters Mayor Ron William's and R.P. Chisholm's Campaign Headquarter is in the Chilsholm's Laundromat, which will be having their Grand Opening Saturday, July 22, at 9 a.m . Williams is running for his second term as mayor and Mrs. Chisholm for her second term on the Utilities Board of the City of Tuskegee. Dr. Phillips Reappointed to State Board Dr. Beatrice Phillips of Tuskegee has b een reappointed to serve on the Alabama Board of Examiners for Dietetic/Nutrition Practice. Dr. Phillips is associate professor of nutrition at Tuskegee University. She a member of the Society for Nutrition Education and the Tuskegee District Dietetic Association. Dr. Phillips received her bach- elor's and master's degrees from Tuskegee University and her doctorate from Auburn University... MCBOE Offers Remediation Classes for Exit Exams Remediation is currently taking place at Tuskegee Public School for students who failed portions of the Alabama High School Graduation and/or Exit exams in an effort to prepare then] for the next test administration. Students targeted to receive reme- diation have been notified and are encouraged to attend these sessions. Sessions in the areas of read- ing, language, and mathematics are held Monday- Friday from 8-11 a.m. The next tests are scheduled to be administered: Tuesday, Aug. 1, Reading (Exit ~md Graduation Exams); Wednesday, Aug. 2, Language (Exit and Graduation Exams); Thursday, Aug. 3, Mathematics (Exit Exam). Students planning to take the test on these dates must register with their school counselor beginning July 24, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. AUM School of Nursing Offers Free Caregiving Classes Auburn University Montgomery's School of Nursing is offering one-day classes for those wh care for family members in their own homes. "Ba:~ic Caregiving Skills" will meet from 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. July 29, Aug. 26 and Sept. 30 in the School of Nursing Resource Center, 202 Moore Hall, Montgomery. Each class is funded by a community outreach grant and is free to participants. Topics to be covered include appropriate use oft he body to prevent in juries; methods of bathing and providing skin care to prevent skin breakdown; use of range of motion exercises to prevent loss of func- tion; methods of transferral from bed to chair or toi- let and back; methods of feeding; provisions for toi- feting; and safety and troubleshooting. Each class is taught by Arlene Morris, instructor in the AUM School of Nursing. Morris teaches nurs- ing skills, long-term care and learning methods, and has clinical background experience in hospitals and home health settings. She holds a mast~r's degree in nursing and is a registered nurse Participan~ can register for the class by phone at (334) 244-3785, by fax at (334) 244-3243, by E-mail at amorris@mickey.aum.edu or by marl to Arlene Morris, Basic Caregiving Skills, Auburn Universi~ Montgomery School of Nursing, P.O. Box 244023, Montgomery, Ala. 36124-4023... 'Ik|skegee Public Dress Code Set A uniform policy for students and staff at Tuskegee Public School and staff begins Aug. 9, the first day of the 2000-2001 school year. The policy was presented and voted upon by the executive committee of the Tuskegee Public School PTA and approved by the Macon County Board of Education. The uniform agreed upon will be: (For boys), long khaki pants, khaki walking shorts; (for girls), khaki jumpers, long khaki pants, khaki skirt, khaki sko- rts. All will be worn with red or white golf (long or short sleeve) shirts or t-shirts or sweat shirts. No logos will be permitted on the shirts... Has Your Phone Been Disconnected? CTC ca_n yo t ta_[king FAST! NO LTealt.ClleCK No Pr.ocesslng Fees rqo Hassles Stop worrying about emergencies. Get connected TODAY! Tuskegee Pawn Shop 110 South Main oTuskegee Call (334) 727-1719 Classic Telephone Company SE HABLA ESPAI~OL Pictured: William Foshee, right, discusses his dream of expanded services at Community Hospital with Jennie Rhinchart, Administrator/CEO. He stated that he hopes his recent donation will inspire others to give to the Community Hospital Foundation. A non-profit organization established in 1992, the Foundation provides funding to assist Community Hospital in the purchase of equip- ment and capital improvements to better serve patients and the community. Mrs. Jennie R Rhinehart, President community 91ospital Foundation P.O. Box 78o70o Tallassee, AL 36023 Dear Mrs. Rhinehart: --" edinnie L Foshee, Mr. William o, and in wo Id like to 5pea~ fo nnd habit 5anara .)ou,. .,, .._. ,I~,ital has meant to ~om Arno!a ')os~, "Z-~,,n ~or what Commumry ~or and all tl . stag ........ ve., need has bee xp is is a vision that seems t mf~. "e r time t h._ .~o last twenty ilears, Ife/t~ "_-z.,,or~continue long after ou 0~Cl "~'~ r rr ._~., ~ic tl d, lelltca~cu ~ ,x. Prauertutty, mu~ ,,~ qOa' on ea;t~ ho5 been comptetea. Sincerely,., # William J. yoshee and Debbie L. Cooke, daughter \\\ ~) Community Hospital 805 FRIENDSHIP ROAD TALLASSEE, AL 36078 VOTE yor City of Tuskegee August 22nd