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BY SUSAN USHER
Brunswick Technical College has
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result in 10,000 favorable votes
on Nov. 19, when voters go to the polls
to decide the fate of a proposed $8
million county bond issuance.
The money would be used to
finance construction of new buildings
on the college's permanent campus
along U.S. 17 between Supply and
Bolivia. The college now has
facilities and programs in three locations,
"We plan to identify 500 workers,
including the faculty, trustees, foundation
members. We're also seeking
volunteers from the community to
join me campaign," explained Joe
Carter, president. "We're going to
ask each worker to get committments
from at least 20 people. They
will agree to vote for the referendum.
That would get us 10,000 votes. The
county has about 17,000 registered
The plan was approved by the college's
board of trustees at its Sept. 18
A mid-October fish fry will be held
to kick off the low-key campaign,
which is to climax with a get-out-andvote
telephone drive on the eve of the
The college also is working to insure
all its students are registered to
vote, with voter registrars available
during fall term registration.
In other action, trustees:
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Twelve people have signed up for
training as volunteers to assist victims
of sexual assault but more
volunteers are needed, says
Margaret G. Shelton of the
Brunswick County Council on the
Status of Women.
The council is recruiting "caring"
volunteers to assist the victims as
they deal with hospitals, law enforcement
agencies and the court system.
. Training sessions will be held Oct.
11 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. and again
Oct. 12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. In the
public assembly hall at the
Brunswick County Government
Center at Bolivia.
Elena Peterson of Rape Task
Force/Crisis line In New Hanover
County, will coordinate the training
program with local hospitals, law enforcement
agencies and the court
In the past several years, Ms.
Shelton noted, Brunswick County has
experienced an increase in the
number of rapes and other forms of
sexual assault reported to local law
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for use in its Human Resources
Approved the employment of the
following personnel: Charles J.
Thompson, business administration,
effective Sept. 23; Hazel Williams,
English instruction and related
studies coordinator, effective Sept. 3;
Richard Britt, veterans affairs job
placement coordinator, effective
Sept. 10; Velma Williams, coordinator
of recruiting, Sept. 23; Vickie
Spencer, institutional sendees, effective
Heard, but tabled action on, a proposal
Jim Swindell of the N.C. unit of
the Association of Community Col
lege Trustees for membership in the
group at an annual total cost of $400.
Met jointly with members of the
Brunswick County Parks and
Recreation Advisory Commission to
discuss the proposed countysupervised
use of the old Southport
gym, repaired earlier by the college
at a cost of about $10,000 and currently
not used as part of any organized
program. The matter w
Approved a contract with
Southeastern Mental Health to
establish an adult developmental activity
program, an expansion of the
existing interagency program for
handicapped adults iSee related
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quently committed violent crime in
the United States, with one rape occurring
every six minutes, she said.
More than 50 percent of all rapes
are committed by someone the victim
knows, in the victim's home and
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fourths of all rapes are planned, not
crimes of lust but of violence.
"In light of these facts we feel that
a rape task force Ls vitally needed in
our county," she added. "This Is a
first for our county und it Is not a bit
The availability of task force
volunteers Is expected to make
reporting the crime and dealing with
its after-effects less traumatic for the
victim and his or her family.
"The volunteer is there to provide
emotional support and to insure that
the system works smoothly for the
victim," said Ms. Goodman. "The
volunteer should be a person who
cares for people."
She said some qualifications Include
the ability to listen actively, to
be einpathetic, to be sensitive and
perceptive, to be objective, and to interact
with a broad variety of people
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A pinning ceremony was held Cor the
Education Program at Brunswick Tc
Instructors are, from left, Cirst rowton,
Julia Carter, Sandra Woods
BY DAWN ELLEN BOYD
Brunswick Technical College and
Southeastern Mental Health will collaborate
to bring the county its first
sheltered workshop for mentally handicapped
Jesse Clemmons, dean of instruction
at Brunswick Technical College,
says the Adult Development Activity
Program (ADAP) should get underway
sometime early this month
Southeastern Mental Health
employee Daisy Oliver will join the
program Southeastern will also con
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Angela McKcithan; second
tribute about $48,000 to the ADAP
budget ntul loan the use of a van until
June, at which time the college will
need to acquire its own, indicated
President Joe Carter.
The workshop will provide mentally
handicapped persons with the opportunity
to go on a payroll and perform
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education program for mentally luindicappcd
persons aged 16 and older.
The program tenches self-help
skills, basic literacy competencies,
and vocational skills such as sewing,
horticulture, small engine repair and
There arc 40 people presently
registered in the compensatory
education program. Clenunons
estimates at least '20 of these people
wilPbo eligible for the new program.
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Tommy Stanley, Marlon Hidden and
Sharrie Anderson, Georgia Manges,
tivitles for mentally handicapped
adults in the county. Before, these individuals
had to be transported out of
the county to bike part in any special
because the program fills a void In
the county, Clemmons feels tluit In
two years program enrollment could
Increase to about I Oil
Anyone who knows a mentally handicapped
person who might bo interested
in the program can call the
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