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12A-The .~IV~_ ~koff News_, Thu~. day, May__28,!_98_I Cedar Lake Nursing Home By Sue Smallir, g Last Thursday was a big day for us tment. We even sang our own songs. Malakoff Floral Center for the lovely here at Cedar Lake Nursing Home. Miss Lena Miller recorded a hat- flower arrangement they sent us. This After many hours of practice (and monica piece and her puppet "played" is just the beginning, folksl We are labor, to get everything ready) the the harmonica while the rest of them going to work another show up and take Honeybunch Puppets made their debut sang. Miss Lilly Mitcham, as "Minnie it "on the road" to other nursing homes in the Petunia Bowl. (This is the name Pearl, the Mouse", was the MC and inthearea. the residents gave to our living room) spent a good portion of her time getting This is a great way to make friends The occasion was the May birthday the bunch to sing and also kept looking and have a whole lot of fun l party and the Honeybunch Puppets for a manl Our dialog could not have Also, on Friday, May 22, we were en- were the entertainment. The show, the been complete without Miss Ida tertained with a "magic show." Mr. puppet stage and even some of the pup- Whitehead's rendition of "The Legend Paul Burke, of Shreveport, Louisiana, pets were completely done by the of Charles Guitar" and "The Old Gray travels all over to nursing homes and residents. Goose". For those of you who attended, puts on his shows for residents. He goes Mrs. Ruth Sims, Leo York, and Bee and noticed some wailing and moaning to local businesses and asks them to be Whltely were in charge of painting the in the background, we just wanted you sponsors for his show. puppet screen. Leo York is truly the to know that it was Minnie Pearl The local sponsors for the show at straw boss because she knows all the Mouse, bewailing the fate of the poor Cedar Lake were Hardy's Pharmacy, short cuts and better ways to do things little gooses. Citizens State Bank, Harris Insurance, like this. She told this activity director Edgar Williams, Mabel Pruitt, Bee Malakoff Insurance Agency, Food that she (the AD) always did things the Whitely, Frances Reid and Mr. Robert Fare, McKee Lumber, City Building hard way. This is true. I usually take Good added their talents as puppeteers Supplies and Royall Insurance Agency. five steps when one would do. These to give us a good show. Many thanks to The residents thoroughly enjoyed the same ladies plus Mrs. Frances Reid Leo York also for directing the puppets, show. Around 32 people attended. also made several of our puppets. She made sure that everyone was in the No puppet show can go on without a right place at the right time, and thatVeterans use benefits dialogue. At first, we were g0ing'to use all the puppets were moving when they More than 7 million of the 9 million commercial records, but the more we were supposed to. living Vietnam Era veterans have used talked about it we decided that it would We also want to thank our guests who Veterans Administration benefits. be more fun to write and tape our own came and filled the living room for our Among them are over 6 million who dialogue. All of us helped in this depar- production. Also, many thanks to the have used VA educational assistance, and almost 2 million have received hospital care. RESIDENTS OF CEDAR LAKE NURSING tlOME presented their debut puppet show at the home last was the monthly birthday party for home residents. They plan to take their show to neighboring nursing (Staff photo by l,ori Callaway) week. moves to JUNIOR GIRLS SCOUTS who participated in recent investiture services include (bottom row l.r) Lynn Larson, Kim Allen, Charlene Carter and Marcie Gunnels. Middle row is Michelie Tumino, Anita Anderson, Genny flicks and Rhonda Mon- tgomery. Back row is Lora Mitchell, Star Bailey, Tyra Gilmore, Suzanne Blan- ford, Theresa Chadwick and Quivorla Smothers. (Staff Photo by Ann Roun- savall) The "National" Headquarters of the famous Texas Army National Guard 36th Division Association, Inc., of World War I and II has moved to this area. Leonard E. Wilkerson, the Association's Executive Secretary announced he would he established at Point La Vista Estates by June 6. He said the mailing address of the 36th Division Association will be P. O. Drawer C. K., Malakoff, Tx. 75148. Wilkerson, known as "Sarge" to his many friends, said the association has over 3000 members nationwide and holds an annual reunion in Texas each Cross Roads Sehool Thursday, May 28" Awards Assembly, Grades K-6 in auditorium at 9 a.m. Awards will he presented to honor students and for perfect attendance. Seventh, eighth and high school final exams, 1st, 3rd, and 5th periods. School will be dismissed at 2:30 and busses depart at 2: 45. Kindergarten graduation at 6 p.m. in auditorium. Labor Day weekend. For 1981 the departed for training in Florida, then to reunion will be in San Antonio. Over the patients tested, obesity alone--un- 1000 members and their families are training. The Division, (less the 144th expected to attend. Inf and 2d Bn, 131 Field Artillary) left The 36th Infantry Division was for North Africa in 1943. The 36th moblized into active Federal Service Division was the first American Nov. 25, 1940 and was sent to Camp Division to land on Hitler's stronghold Bowie, Texas for one year of active in Europe on Sept. 9, 1943 at Salerno, federal service. (A unit from this area, Italy. Anti-Tank Company, 144th Infantry The Division later captured Rome was part of the division at that time) and then made the southern France in- Pearl Harbor came and the Division vasion August of 1944. The Division was was streamlined - The 144th Infantry in Austria when the war ended, with 366 and 2nd Battalion, 131 Field Artillary was dispatched to the West Coast Dec. 9, 1941. The remainder of the division UeWN Eighth grade graduation at 7:30 p.m. in auditorium. Friday, May 29: Seventh grade and high school final exams 2nd, 4th and 6th. Eighth grade will no attend school. High School graduation at 8 p.m. in auditorium. School dismissed at 2:30. 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