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Jan. 24, 1997

RHA, Red Cross blood drive Monday

The Residence Hall Association and the American Red Cross will sponsor a University-wide blood drive Monday through Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be parked on Fifth Street near the Bill Daniel Student Center, and additional blood donation stations will be set up in the lobby of Penland Residence Hall and in the Alexander Hall Drawing Room. Free T-shirts will be given out to anyone who donates blood.

Recruitors to help with mock interviews

The University's Career Services is sponsoring Mock Interview Days from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Jan. 29 to Jan. 31 at the Hankamer School of Business.

Professional recruiters will be videotaping and conducting practice interviews for students interested in improving their interviewing skills.

Organ recital to dedicate zimbelstern

Graduates and professors from the School of Music will perform in a dedication recital commemorating the installation of a zimbelstern at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Markham Organ Studio of the Gladys McCrary Music Building.

The zimbelstern, an organ extension that produces a bell-like sound, was added to the Letourneau Organ in Markham Studio in honor of Martha Barkema, a former voice professor at the University and former choir director of First Baptist Church of Waco.

Organist performers include Dr. Joyce Jones, the Joyce Oliver Bowden Professor of Music and Organist-in-Residence, Herbert Colvin, a retired music professor and University carillonneur and Jason Ranton, organist at First Baptist Church and student media adviser. The zimbelstern was donated to the Univeristy by Barkema's former students.

Police registering autos to prevent theft

The Waco Police Department is holding registration for vehicles at the St. Louis Church parking lot from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday for a new program designed to minimize auto thefts.

The program, called Help End Auto Theft, will help officers locate stolen cars between the hours of 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. in which they will recognize registered vehicles and treat them as stolen. At the registration, the WPD will affix a color-coded decal to the front and back windshields, and enter vehicles into a statewide database for instant 24-hour access. For more information, call the Crime Prevention Unit at 750-1763 or 750-1761.

Wintergreen Conference slotted for Tuesday

The Wintergreen Women's Conference, an annual event focusing on spiritual enrichment for Central Texas women, will be held Tuesday at Columbus Avenue Baptist Church.

The conference includes two sessions, one from 9 a.m. to noon and another from 7 p.m to 9:30 p.m.

Carol Kent, author and featured writer in various Christian magazines, is the scheduled guest speaker for the conference. The cost for the Wintergreen Women's Conference is $6 for one session or $10 for both sessions. Tickets are available at the door.

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