Maxwell Makes Three Appointments Charlie Maxwell, democra tic candidate for congress fr om the 9th district, today announced that appointments of three key campaign offic ers, and formally opened his Charlotte campaign head quarters at Suite 402 in the Johnston Building, 212 S. Tr yon Street Steven E. Wooley, principal for Trend Wear, Inc, was named to head the budget committee in the Maxwell campaign, Pete Ellington, re tired banker, will be cam paign coordinator, and Free man L. Harsey, President of Carolina Developers, Inc., land developer, will serve as the deputy campaign director “I feel very fortunate to have people of this caliber joining me in my race for congress," Maxwell said. "We all know that a. candidate's success depends largely on the people who are running his campaign. In that respect, I believe that I have the cream _I* *«V vivp. Maxwell said he has select ed his campaign officers care fully and that each of them has been active in both the busi ness world and in their civic responsibilities. “I plan to continue develop ing my staff on this basis throughout the district," he said. "It is extremely encou raging to know that so many talented people are attracted to my campaign, and I hope to get their help in every precin ct in the district." The occasion was what Max well called a “campaign up date," the first in a series of meetings that he has planned to announce appointments, ad dress critical issues, and to issue information about his campaign progress. MEMBERS OF CHARLOTTE BOARD OF USHERS .~Poge for picture at annual banquet Clinton Chapel AME Zion Church Hosts Ushers Banquet 1 he Charlotte district board of ushers held its annual ban quet Saturday Dec. 3 at 6 p.m. The banquet was held at Clin ton Chapel AME Zion Church. Presiding at the banquet was Mrs. Margaret Carothers, district chairman. Also pre sent were Mrs. Thomasenia Wilson, first vice-president of Western North Carolina board of ushers and Mrs. Verona Vaughn, head of the social committee. Mrs. Eloise Mc Clay being the only one with a perfect attendance at the meetings, received a certifi cate of attendance in honor of this. Mrs. McClay is a mem ber of Walls Memorial AME Zion Church. According to Mrs. Carothers Christmas carols were sung, gift* exchanged and aecret pals were revealed at the banquet. Rev. L.C. Clark, pre siding elder of the Charlotte district, gave a few words of encouragement to all present. Mr. Edward 0. Tracy from Salisbury, N.C. and president of the Western North Carolina board of ushers was also present. Ham and turkey with trim mings, green beans, cranber ry sauce, rolls, homemade cake and coffee were the delicacies served at the ban quet. The officers for the district board of ushers are Mrs. Margaret Carothers, district chairman, Mrs. Mary McMul len, recording secretary, Mr. Hayward Vaughn, treasurer, Mrs. Sadie Thomas, chaplan, Mr. Jamm Wilson, district choir director and Mrs. Thel ma Jefferson, corresponding secretary. In an interview Mrs. Caro thers said, ‘‘this was the first year the banquet was held but we hope to have it each year to come.” The banquet came to an end with Mr. James Wilson sing ing “What A Fellowship" the closing benediction. Keep your out-of-town friends informed on what’s happening in Charlotte by sending them a copy of the Charlotte Post each week. The cost is only $10 per year. I Zack Alexander Assembly Donates To Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation By Dianne Simpson Post Staff Writer The Zack Alexander As sembly No. 35 Order of the Golden Circle recently held its Annual Christmas Dinner at the Ford’s Cafeteria on Sugar Creek Rd Presiding over this lovely ■ festive event was Loyal Lady (L.L.) Azilee McKnight. In opening this occasion was Ber tha Ferguson. L.L.S.G.O.O. of the Mtn. Region with the offering of grace. The group joined in and sang “Silent Night," L.L. Lena Jackson gave the invocation and L.L. Dorothy C. Walker uttered words of welcome. L.L.A.R. Rose E. Richard son then introduced the distin guished speaker Mrs. Peggy Beckwith, Project Director and Executive Director of Association for Sickle Cell Diseases, Charlotte-Mecklen burg, Inc. Mrs. Beckwith spoke on the many aspects of Sirklp f'p I 1 HicPOCOC Cl ink n« their origin, the difference between the disease and the trait, as well as symptoms, detections, treatments and cures for these diseases that greatly affect a tremendous number of the Black popula tion. It was at this time that L.L.R. Azilee McKnight, re presenting the Assembly, pre sented to Mrs. Beckwith a donation to the Association for Sickle Cell Diseases. After the presentation dis tinguished guests present at the dinner were recognized. ' Among these being State Offi cials L.L.S.G.O.O. of the Mtn. Region Bertha Ferguson, and her husband Commanding Chief of Illustrious Sirs Wel ber Ferguson. A singing of “Joy To The the event to a closing point and thus was finalized with Rev. Illustrious Sirs Griffin giving the benediction Loyal Ladies present at this Christmas event were: Bertha Ferguson - L.LSG.O.O.: Pearl Ferguson - P.L.L R ; Juanita Lowe - Trea.; Osie B Ferguson - Outer Guard, Hil da Smith - Secretary; Lener Jackson - Priestess; Rose E. Richardson - Asst L.L.R.; Mary E. McDowell - Guide; Azilee K. McKnight - L.L.R ; Lucy D. Younge - L.L.; Bobbie Jean McCoy - L.L.; Dorothy C. Walker - L.L.; Virginia Ervin - L.L.; Ola Mae Love • L.L.; Mary F Thompson • L.L.; Mattie M. Green - L.L.; Ada Taylor - L.L.; Auther M. Jamison - L.L.; Mary L. Sher rell - L.L.. Thelma M Hunter • L.L.; Versie Craig - L.L.; Lula G. Hinson - L.L. and Maggie Griffin - L.L.C S.C. 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