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Page 2 COCA-COLA “WORDPOWER” USA. Wordpower is published every other Thursday by Wordpower, Inc., a non-profit organization. SCHOLARSHIPS AID — FINANCIALLY NEEDY* BLACK STUDENTS ~ communities has been a prominent part of the activities of The Coca-Cola Company for many years. This interest sponsorship of programs, sports has led numerous to 975 East 300 South Suite 1 Telephone: youth events, and You may notice that this column has a new reporter. I am Virginia Heaton, and I can be found almost any week day at the reception counter or the Information Center in your local employment office. Ann Tolley, the lady who wrote the column before me, has left the 486-9371 EDITOR Marlene Marie Young EDITORS Eddie L. Brown, Sports Lucy Black, “Wnose Pond” Column Roberta Hershfield awards, which are paid directly to the school in which the student is enrolled in three annual employment office and is moving to the east with her husband where Virginia Heaton, Jobs installments of $500 each. Students are assured of obtaining the balance of finances arrangements NSSFNS. by Virginia Heaton Editorial Office CONTRIBUTING The development of programs to aid our nation’s citizens and their JOB NEWS. Marie Darling, “From the President’s Desk” Cathy Jamison, Central City Editor Mary Jones, Social Security and Medicare Jorge Arce-Larreta, Assistant Project Director Manpower Planning Council needed _ through coordinated by he physical fitness activities, as well as educational aids. The Company’s activity in helping to develop nationwide appreciation and understanding of black history, and its efforts with the National Dental Association to relieve the critical shortage of black dentists added new dimensions to its role in community service during the past year. Alongside of continuing these new programs and is the Company’s program of scholarship aid, a program designed to provide not only a measure of financial help to young people, but also to provide a means of assiting several national organizations who already maintain noteworthy educational programs. This program was stated in 1968 with was expanded in 1969. In order to professional and National Fund During the spring and summer, EDITORIAL BOARD Linda Muntu, BBOS Jorge Arce-Larreta, Manpower Marie Darling, UWRO Lucy Black, South County Joseph Geter, Apprenticeship Program Don Ray Sampson, CAP Administration nomination form provided. This form must be returned to NSSFNS New York by October 15. NSSFNS will contact the student and his school for completion of the normal NSSFNS Scholarship for Negro by Service Students (NSSFNS), a non-profit agency which has a long and outstanding record for offering counseling arid supplementary scholarship aid to Negro students. NSSFNS uses its facilities in New York to screen the applications of the candidates and help select winners of the $1,500 Donations can be made to Wordpower, ‘Inc., to help defray the cost of publish- Reeder and Jim David are payed by Welfare, the WIN program, or a future employer after Each student nominated is. eligible for the complete NSSFNS set of services, including their three supplementary scholarship program screening process before Staff: Glen K. Douglas Publicity Director: Shirley Shields a knowledge of the different poverty organizations in the state. Must have experience in working with low income communities. Desire candidates. High school should be considered, but person should not be the sole determining factor. Particular attention should be given to the financially needy with para-professional background. Apply at State Capitol Building, Room 101, phone 328-5240, Miss Chegup. Applications for both positions student. must be in by August 24, 1970. ORGANIZATIONS The Community Action Program ATTORNEY (DEMOCRAT) If you live or work in a poverty area, you have a greater than average interest in the administration of criminal justice and the handling of county legal matters. Protect that interest by electing a county attorney who knows and understands the problems»). of poor people. Let your voice be heard! Register and vote Primary election Sept. 8th JOHN D. O°CONNELL JOB OPENINGS: has several positions open: Management and Evaluation Specialist, Neighborhood Youth Corp Director and a CAP Center Coordinator. Contact CAP Administration Office, 2033 South State Street, 487-3641. 3rd floor, phone The COOP Board, distributors of food supplements fe: poor mothers and children, needs an Assistant Director, 1 truck driver and I night Secretary to Housing Project watchman. Contact director, Don Director in the Office of Local Valerio 359-9396 or James Dooley, Affairs. Typing: 60 wpm, 322-2032. shorthand: 80 wpm, knowledge of established filing systems. High school graduate or equivalent. Apply at State Capitol Building, Room not or you. shaye «the. it if you don’t. openings with Youth Corps have dropped out of school and are not older than high school age. The jobs are in government agencies, hospitals, etc., and the pay about $1.60 an hour. On these jobs you can receive training to help you find other jobs, or get money to help you return to school. Job openings in the State Employment Office are down quite a bit from last year. Except for jobs under the Federal Government Youth Program or at Grand Teton. Lodge, there have been almost no summer jobs listed with our office this year. There these park and however. For the there have been construction, are still a few of government jobs, last several weeks very few jobs in manufacturing, warehousing and driving. So if you are interested in one of these types of jobs, be sure to come in to the office in the early morning for the best chance of getting sent out to a job. Government, the _ largest employer in Utah, has hired only half as many people this year as it did last year by this time. But, the Merit System (Utah State Government Employment) has listed several positions for Employment Aides (like the ones in the CAP Centers) and Minority _ Representatives (job interviewers). 101, phone 328-5248, Mrs. Smith. In-service Training Assistant. Re sponsible for evaluating in-service training and need for state poverty programs. Assist in training and follow-up of various training programs in the state. Will require considerable traveling and night work. Must have thorough knowledge of anti-poverty concepts and philosophies, basic background in and ask about it whether help you arrange for Bill Moore has job the Neighborhood (NYC) for kids who Advertising rates available upon request. Students who have the desire “ad ability to do college level work are Please come money, since they may ‘be able to official ELECT CARL J. NEMELKA on the job. [If you Jim would be happy to talk to you. Advertising Department nomination. likely grades months enjoy sewing, or would like to learn more about this training, Nina or ALPHA PHI ALPHA FRATERNITY « ELKS (I.B.P.0.E.W.) ¢ NAACP « NATIONAL COUNCIL OF NEGRO WOMEN - NATIONAL DENTAL ASSOCIATION ¢ NATIONAL MEDICAL ASSOCIATION »* NATIONAL NEWSPAPER PUBLISHERS ASSOCIATION * OMEGA PSI PHI FRATERNITY +* SHRINERS (A.E.A.O.N.M.S.) Paid Political Adv. By I application. PARTICIPATING COUNTY his schooling. trying to find people to take a training course in power sewing machine operation. Power sewing machine operators can find work quickly in Salt Lake, and the pay for this type of work is usually $1.60 to $2.25 per hour. The course is given at Utah Technical College, and takes four weeks to complete. It costs $27.00, and the best part is that the fee is often Wilfred Simpson, NAACP each local chapter of participating groups selects one or more high school juniors and submits their names to ~NSSFNS on the in continue Nina as well as aid through the program six scholarships. It of The Coca-Cola Company. Names to ten annual awards to be submitted to NSSFNS are. often first referred to high school assure a high level of guidance counselors, churches, competency and community action programs and this scholarship youth groups to provide an initial objectivity, program is being administered the LOCAL PROCEDURE IN SELECTING CANDIDATES headquarters will would like to use this column to tell you about the new services and information that are always coming into the office, and how you can get in on them. Come in and look at the announcements in our Information Music Furnished for All Occasions * CLUB ENGAGEMENTS *« WEDDINGS 9 te CONVENTIONS %& PRIVATE PARTIES Daytime Musicians Aveilable wo Music Groups Available We Also Cater Mexican Food. 355-0827 75 W. South Temple Center if you are interested, there’s a good chance you qualify. Now, if you do come to the Employment Office at 383 South 6th East, and can’t remember who to talk to, ask for me, Virginia Heaton, or just the Information Center — we'll be waiting!