The White Falcon


The White Falcon - 20.10.1978, Blaðsíða 1

The White Falcon - 20.10.1978, Blaðsíða 1
WkbteJ^Faken Volume 34, Number 42 Keflavik, Iceland October 20, 1978 CFC Campaign: Past the halfway mark Key persons redouble their ef- forts for 100 percent solicitation because the 1979 Combined Federal Campaign Overseas Area has passed the half-way mark. Despite pro- mising early reports, there are still many base personnel who have not been reached or have not re- sponded, according to Lieutenant [Colonel K. H. Ricks, campaign 1 chairman. To date, the highest individual contribution totals $480. At this point, overall participation mea- sures only 30 percent. Thus far, $11,462 has been raised in the campaign. About $36,000 was col- lected during last year's drive. The support of Department of Defense personnel overseas, mili- tary and civilian, is a vital help to the 17 National Health Agencies, American Red Cross and 13 International Service Agencies in carrying out their specific health, welfare, international and youth missions. Emphasizing that millions of KiL '*' B Bfliin^^^^S ttnl M^i^^ ^H| TO ACCOMMODATE NATO MARITIME (^^ CREWS, the Opera- ^r j^» "^*K *L^^i tional Crew Fa- ** «^»* "*z *J-2Sk^ 4 cility was opened "Sfc "W iJggA 1 Tuesday. (photo ^ wL £. by PHAN Ed Coe) Located next to the Kindbreaker Club, the new Operational Crew Fa- cility opened Tuesday. Crew rest facility According to Lieutenant Commander Alec T. Pringle, Resident Officer in Charge of Construction, opei is the $1,500,000 barracks will ac- commodate 48 NATO crew members who periodically visit Keflavik. The first NATO crew is scheduled to occupy the barracks next week. persons are helped annually at home and around the globe, the 1979 theme is "Reach Out—Make the World a Better Place Through Your CFC." Among the many ser- vices provided through CFC agencies are research in major health problems and direct as- sistance to patients, assistance to military personnel and their families at home and abroad, individual assistance to the world's hungry and destitute and community involvement of youth. Donations may be made through the payroll allotment system, with deductions beginning in January 1979. Individual agen- cies may be designated if de- sired. Key persons have details. Parent/Teacher J conferences to be held Parent/teacher conferences will be held Tuesday through Oct. 27 for parents of children in grades kin- dergarten through the sixth grade. Students in grades four through six will be bussed home at 11:30 a.m.: those in grades one through three at 11:45. Lunch will not be served in the cafeteria. Kindergarten students will at- tend school as usual. Report cards will be given to parents at the conference. Monday will be a professional day for elementary school teach- ers. Students in kindergarten through the sixth grade will not attend school then. Also, a professional day for high school teachers is scheduled for Oct. 30. Students in grades seven through 12 will not attend school this day. High school report cards will be sent home with students Nov. 1.

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