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NMA Creates Fund For Meharry
SAT., AUGUST 1,1331
The National Medical
Asociation announced at '
the 86th Annual Conven-
tion the creation of the 1 ,
NMAMeharry ' ? J , Fund
which - is L ?a ; privately ;
j .. . -
nnanceu irust iuna to en
sure ,' the ; 'survival )) of,
Meharry Medical College,
Meharry is one of the na- ,
tion's - four historically
black medical schools.
Based in Nashville, Ten
nessee, Meharry is on the
verge of Closing many of.
its facilities' due to finan
cial difficulties.?". ' -v
The creation of the fund
was mandated by a resolu
tion adopted ? by' ' the
delegates to the 86th An
nual Convention of the
National Medical Asocia
tion which was recently
held in Atlanta, Georgia.
The intensive fund rais
ing effort is extended for
only 90 days with the hope
of raising a milion dollars
or more. Revenues will be,
appropriated at the discre
tion of the Meharry Board ;
of Directors and i is ex
pected that the monies will
be used to increase the
number of clinical faculty,
foster the level of financial
aid Nand enhance the,
research conducted at the
According to Dr.; Frank
S. Royal, newly installed
President of the National
Medical Association, "All
physicians:' across the
country, f. , particularly
black physicians, . must
make personal financial
sacrifices to guarantee the
continued existence of the
unique ; i services that
Meharry ; offers." Dr.
Royal, . ' ; a r Meharry
graduate, has made the
Meharry fund raising in
itiative the primary goal of
"The historically black
medical schools have
always provided quality
percent of all practicing
black physciahs went to
predominantly ' black
medical schools. Accor
ding to the National Ad
visory Committee on
Black Higher Education
and Black Colleges and
Universities, two of the
nation's four historically
black medical schools,
Meharry medical College
and Howard University,
toogether produced 22
percent of all black doc
tors and 40 percent of all
black dentists that
graduated on 1977," said
It is significant that the
resolution calls for sup
port primarily from the
private sector rather than
from the public sector,
, which has traditionally
j provided funding for
; black f colleges.-; : i;TW:
delegates to the conven
. tion believe that a nexus
exists between the survival
of Meharry Medical Col
lege and the delivery of
medical services to- the
black community. The
delagates feel that black
, physiucians in this country
have an obligation and
Operators of Durham's
. five federally certified day
care homes have been
awarded certificates of
recognition by the
Durham Day Care Coun
cil for participating in
training sessions spon
sored by the Council.
They are: Ms. Olga Jones,
Ms. Julia Herron, Ms.
Patricia McLaurin, Ms.
Louise Rape and Ms.
personal interest at stake
in maintaining historically
black medical schools.
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Physicians interested in
making contributions.- to
the Meharry may do so by
forwarding a check to The
NMAmeharry Fund, Na
tional Medical Associa
tion, 1301 Pennsylvania
Avenue, ; Suite ; 310,
Washington, D.C. 20004.
For further information
contact the NMA at
To be certified to keep
up to five children, a
home must pass health,
fire, and building inspec
tions and meet guidelines
developed by the State
Department of Human
Resources Day Care Sec
tion. The Day Care Council
assistance and training to
day care operators in
terested in meeting cer
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formed Shakespeare in a
theater on New York's
Mercer Street in 1821.
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Couple Honored At Golden Anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. John P. Morgan of Durham were honored by their daughters and sons with dinner on their 50th
wedding anniversary Saturday, July 18, at the T.A. Grady Recreation Center. Mr. and Mrs. Morgan, who live at 912
Corona Avenue, have three daughters: Margaret Bourne, Gladys Morgan and Deanna Farrar; two sons: John II and
Douglas Morgan; eight grandchildren, three of whom live in Durham. There were sixty people present for this great
Following dinner, the couple's children sang "Your Sparrow's Song" which they composed. Various friends,
family members, church and civic associates gave comments of memorable experiences with the honorees. Individual
presentations were made by each child and grandchild. Ms. Gladys Morgan was mistress of ceremonies. Dinner was
prepared and served by caterers. Photo by James Barnes
By Mrs. T.H.Kinney
Everyone is preparing for the 49th annual
Cumberland County Fair which will run October 5-10.
Its the Cape Fear Fair 1981.
Prepare to see the 1982 World's Fair in Knoxville,
Tennessee the first ever in the southeast United
Happy Birthday to Mark Miller, Ms. Mary Shaw,
Ms. Viola Hayes and Mrs. Sonia Walker.
The American Diabetes Association met on the im
portancaof family involvement in the care of diabetics.
behind the Cape Fear Valley Hospital. JJr. i nomas
Starns was the speaker.
Keith Hempstead, a rising junior at Reid Ross High
School and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Hempstead,
has been playing the part of Father Zossima in Feodor
Dostoevski's "The Brothers Karamazov". Hempstead
has been acting at the N.C. Governor's School-East
located at St. Andrews Presbyterian College in Laurin
burg. Miss Sharon Sonia Mitchell is among those listed on
the Dean's List at Wake Forest University.
Harold W. Hubbard, a Fayetteville native who lives
in Middletown, N.Y., will speak August 2 at 4:30 p.m.,
at Second Baptist Church. He is program coordinator
from CARNATION FOOD SERVICE CENTER
of the Newburgh, N.Y. primary school and associate
minister of St. Paul's Baptist Church in Middletown.
He has served a number of years in various educational
capacities. He attended Fayetteville State, North
Carolina Central and Boston universities.
Mrs. Rosie Lowery is North Hill Garden Club's new
president. She will attend the North Carolina Federa
tion of Garden Clubs convention at Winston-Salem,
"The Magical Pied Piper" was enjoyed at E.E. Smith
on Saturday and Sunday afternoons.
Various families brought food and their friends to the
Park on Sunday evening. They were entertained by the
Gospel Echoes and the 82nd Airborne Stage Band.
A free outdoor concert was enjoyed Sunday evening
at Fort Bragg's Hendrick Stadium.
According to the Office for Church and Society, for
the first time a woman has been elected to head a na
'i"1ional progranj agency of a major Protestant denomina
tion, the United Church of Christ. She is Rev. Yvonne
V. Delk of New York City.
Edgar L. Peoples, retired principal of Ashley School,
has been appointed director of development for College
Heights Credit Union. He is currently vice president of
The Kinneys enjoyed the company of Ms. Brinson,
Mrs. Pierce, Ms. Mitchell, Ms. Greene,, Ms. Arnold
and her children, Ms. Hannah and son and Mrs. D.C.
Think! Now is the time for the Best Buys on produce
for North Carolinians. The fruits and vegetables are at
their summer's best.
Funeral services for Mrs. Rosina Kelly Evans, 79, of
2318 Everena Drive, were held Friday afternoon. Rev.
Harvey Troublefield officiated.
She is survived by her stepmother, Mrs. Bessie E. Kel
ly; three sisters, Mrs. Celeste DeWitt and Mrs. Doiothy
Moore of Fayetteville, and Mrs. Carolyn Owens of
Durham; four brothers, David Elliott of Fayetteil!ef
John and Eugene Kelly of Atlantic City, N.J.; ,nd
Willie A. Kelly of Fort Wayne, Ind.
Mrs. Catherine Leach Wright of 115 Mary Street was
funeralized Friday afternoon. She is survived by two
Give hamburgers a South of The Border accent with brothers, Eddie and George Leach of Orlando, Fla.
Mexican surprise jourgers. ine meai mixmie, maue
extra moist with evaporated milk, is formed into patties
and sealed around a combination of refried beans,
cheese, olives, and taco sauce. They are a real treat.
Tau Gamma Delta Boule To
Meet In New Jersey August 2-8
y4 cup (8-ounce can)
Vi cup (1-ounce) shredded
1 tablespoon chopped
y2 to 1 teaspoon taco sauce
MEXICAN SURPRISE BURGERS
( Makes 8 servings)
Vz pounds ground chuck
lz CUP f'ns dry bread crumbs
3 tablespoons instant
VSt teaspoon garlic salt
1 teaspoon salt
cup undiluted CARNATION
Combine chuck, bread crumbs, 2 tablespoons onion, garlic
salt, s teaspoon salt, egg, and evaporated milk in large
bowl. Mix lightly but thoroughly. Divide meat mixture
into J.6 equal parts. Press each part between 2 pieces of
waxed papqr to make thin patty about 4 inches in diameter.
Combine beans, cheese, olives, taco sauce, remaining onion,
and remaining salt in small bowl. Spread 2 level table
spoons bean mixture on eight patties. Top each with re
maining patties. Press edges to seal. Broil 5 inches from
heat about 5 minutes on each side. Serve at once.
Phi Chapter of Jersey City, N.J., will host the 36th
Annual Boule of Tau Gamma Delta Sorority, August
2-8, with the sessions being held at the Meadowlands
Hilton Hotel in Secauciis. The theme of this year's con
ference is "Greater Responsibility for Service and
The boule will open with the members attending wor
ship service on Sunday at the Metropolitan AME Zion
Church in Jersey City. The Reverend Andrew W. Mapp
On Monday, August 3, there will be a tour of Jersey
City and vicinity, a press conference, and a welcome
party given by the national president.
In additiqn to the business sessions, other activities
planned for the week include a public meeting, the
Awards Banquet, and a formal dance. Attorney
William O. Perkins, Jr., will be the guest speaker for the
public meeting. At this time the annual scholarship will
be awarded to a high school graduate residing in New
Jersey who plans to matriculate in an institution of
higher learning in the fall. In addition, contributions
will be made to the national projects. The speaker for
the Awards Banquet on Saturday will be Dr. Excel! F.
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States are expected to be in attendance.
Attending from the Durham Chapter will be: Mmes.
Virginia Alston, Ora L. Bryant, Lizzie M. Crews, Marv
Green, Lucinda M. Harris, Omega Parker, Violet P v
Rogers, Vivian Samuel, Endell Stewart, and Mary C.
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