in Bennett Coûege'» production of "Plantation." She played the role of · money-loving btabop In the New Ortean plantation area during the early civil rights (Photo by Da via). Entertaining Ideas J by I aura VMk — "* The theme for December la "parties"-either giving or going! 11 you're hosting one. some tips on the fine points may help. With invitations mailed and a basic theme (menu, "atmosphere") plan ned , now is the time for the details. Begin by deciding if your party will be small enough for you to handle alone. Will you need help? How depend able are family or friends as bartenders or tray-passers? If. by party's end, you'd be exhausted and your budget can handle it, consider hir ing a professional to help prepare or serve. Next, count your guests, study the menu and list all tableware, serving equip mont rheWe 1 coat racks needed. (Allow a few extras in each cate gory.) Compare the list to what is on hand and. well in advance of the party, bor row or rent those items you cannot supply yourself. Keep this checklist after wards, update as necessary and use it again next time you're a host. Now is also the time to experiment with new holiday dishes. Since recipes com plement the occasion, I sug gest "Oelatln Jewels," a glimmer with the special flavors of Leroux cordials. Soak 3 envelopes unflavored gelatin in Ά cup cold water in a deep, heavy saucepan. Stir 2 tbls. cornstarch into 2 tbls. cold water and add to saucepan. Add 1/3 cup Leroux Creme de Menthe. Leroux Am&retto or Leroux Chocolate Amaretto and 2 cups sugar. Stir in 1/3 cup boiling water. Cook, stirring constantly over medium heat until liq uid boils. Boll 5 minutes without stirring. Remove from heat. Cool in saucepan for about 15 minutes. Scrape foam to side of pan and pour liquid into a loaf pan. Cool overnight. Loosen mixture from sides of pan and pull out onto waxed paper dusted with confectioners sugar. Allow to dry for several hours or overnight. Cut into triangles with a hot. wet knife. Dust with addi tional coofectloners sugar. Allow to air dry for several days. What would the holidays De lue without eggnog? Try "Eggnog Extraordinaire" with Ronrlco Oold nam and Leroux Deluxe Brandy. Sim ply beat yolks of β eggs and Vt cup sugar in an electric mixer until light and smooth. Add Î4 cup rum, V6 cup bran dy and 1 tsp. vanilla. Beat until smooth and refrigerate. Beat egg whites stiff, but not dry. Fold in 2 pints heavy cream, whipped smooth, and egg whites. Refrigerate 2 hours until well chilled. If desired, thin with 1% cups cold milk and sprinkle lightly with grated nutmeg. This . will make about 16 punch-cup serv ings. One final tip. On party day. plan for a nap and a restful soak in the tub. You'll feel wonderful. NASCD Honors Dionne Warwick The National Association for Sickle Cell Disease^ Inc. pre sented Dioone Warwick with — its Award of Distinction before a celebrity audience al a fund-raising dinner tribute, Nov. S at the Beverly WUahire Hotel, Ms. Warwick was singled out for the NASCD's annual honor for her many contri bu tioos to humanitarian causes and "op*"· i»ity that όt sickle cell rtiseaie Ray Charles, Ella Fitzgerald and Count (BUI) Basie were previous recip ients. The dinner tribute featured entertainment and was cO emceed by Leslie Uggama and Ja net DuBois, with the Dod gers' Reggie Smith address ing the audience on the need for greater participation in the fight against sickle cell disease. He is the NASCD's honorary National Chairman. Gladys Khight * the Pips headlined the show and were preceded by comic Kip Addotta and the Lester Wilson Dancers. The H.B. Barnum Orchestra provided the musi cal background. Frank Sinatra, who was unable to attend, was the dinner's hono rary chairman. Ms. Warwick was also _ honored with resolutions and proclamations from jcity, ' county, andstate officials. She was landed by Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley, Supervi sor Kenneth Hahn, City Coun cilman David Cunningham, SU le Senators Nate Hokien and Diane Watson, and Lnome Warwick r ■ .· **··. Amablywoaen Maxine Waters and Theresa Hughes. U.S. Congresswoman Yvonne Brathwaita Burke presented a special plaque. The NASCD's salute was further honored by the pre sence of Br. Charles F. Whit ten, the Association's National President, who flew in from Detroit, Michigan, especially Baseboard Heater An electric baseboard heat er can dp more than help beat your home this winter. It could set your bouse on fire if ynu'don'f keep drapes, beddinc shag rugs and furni ture from getting too close to it . Most people don't realize just bow bot electric .. baseboard beaters can get, say sgyiallsts with the N.C. Agricultural Extension Ser vice. _ ^ : ;μ-. f or the occasion. The eveo ing's invocation wax given by Bishop H. Hartford Broofcins of the Fifth Episcopal District, Africaa Methodist Epidscopa l Church. Introductory remarks were by Nedra Thomas, who chained the affair's general nlanninc committee ~ t -1- ; Dias guests and audience members Included such not ables as Barry and GkxJeen . White, Brock and DeeDee Peters, former Senator John Tunney, Diahann Carroll, Flo rence Gordon and Bon Town- Λ send of the Fifth Dimensions, actress Rosalind Myles, actress Jayne Kennedy end ν her husband Leon Isaacs, act ors, Hal Williams and David Hall; as well as five year-old James Lewis IB, the NASCD's National Poster Child-from Alexandria, Louisiana^ October Was Month For Wachovia October ι work of hSKL _ ~~·ΗΕ Over half a tnilhoe transact ions were conducted on the system's 44 machinée, averag ing 11,500 transections per macMne. "We are pleased at the growing popularity of Teflar II," said Jams* T. 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