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December 1, 1983

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y Chrlstmas... PONCHATOULA COMMUNITY CENTER PRESENTS A NEW EXERCISE & DIET PROGRAM (Mini Session Begins) Start now to Get in Shape-Stay in Shape, or Lose those extra pounds and inches before the Christmas Holidays. Our three week Holiday Mini-Session will continue through Fffiday December 16 on Monday, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10 - 11 a.m. All of this for the low price of $18, with an additional Christmas bonus of $2 off the program if you bring a friend that enrolls. This is a unique balanced program for a total body workout, with aerobics and floor exercises. A Diet Club for those interested in joining will follow the exercise pro- gram at II a.m. The guest speaker for this initial meeting will be Mrs. Evelyn Garrison, Mrs. Garrison will speak on "why" and "how" she recently lost 40 pounds. In the next weeks we will have a doctor and a dietician visit the group to speak at the community center. Come and bring a friend, or friends to the Ponchatoula Community Cen- ter for a free demonstration. Hear about our "special" Christmas gift offer. Come by for consultation or call the Ponchatoula Community Center at 386-3867. CRAFT AND GARAGE BAZAAR SCHEDULED Saturday, December 3 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Ponchatoula will have a community wide Craft Show and Garage sale (Bazaar). There will be a wide variety of crafts, as well as used clothing and household bric-a-brac, It is a fun thing to Come and See that there is no admission fee. Come by (all our prices are low) and you may find that unique gift for someone on your holiday list. NORTH SHORE CHORAL SOCIETY & SLU CHORUS TO PERFORM Approximately 150 members of the North Shore Choral Society and the SLU Chorus will be performing Bach Christmas Oratorio in Christmas Concert-at the Ponchatoula Com- munity Center. This concert is sponsored jointly by the City of Ponchatoula and the Friends of the Ponchatoula Library. Dr. Gordon Ohlsson is the Director of the chorus. He is assisted by his wife Mary Ohlsson at the piano. There are several area men and women in this fine choral group. Admission is FREE to the public. Mark your calendars now to attend this fine performance. The perfor- mance is scheduled for Friday, December 9 at 7:30 p.m. at the Ponchatoula Community Center. LEAGUES Ladies volleyball play offs are scheduled for Monday, December 5, 1983 at 7 p.m. with the Ist place team Go For It to play the 4th place Sherman's Glass, In the second game of the evening scheduled for 8 p.m. the second place team Centra Progressive challenging the Challen gers the team in 3rd spot in seaso play. Next week this paper will giv you the play off winners. Mixed "B" Volleyball which has 1 teams in the league will continue t play for another few weeks. It may b too soon to name the teams to mak the play offs as anything coul happen. However, at this time th teams to watch out for are: Wol! Lumber Company, No Name??" Chinese Bandits, Wadesboro, ar Pugh's Florist. What happened Po chatoula Pony Express? BUY USA chatoula s Country Market Red an open house Saturday that II'acted a sizable group of Christ- shoppers interested in the ue, handmade gifts local skilled men make and sell at often ulously low prices at the market. Cookies and punch sweetened Satur- day's event still more for local shoppers who didn't forget the great finds here in Ponchatoula, or tourists who travel from far and wide to enjoy the locally-fashioned wares. (Staff Photos) rtem's Husser Guaranty Galle00ry he artist for the month of Decem- Fin the Guaranty Gallery will be mis Husse of Hammond. The pery is located on the second floor re Main Office of First Guaranty k in downtown Hammond and is ;n during regular banking hours. rlday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to -m. and Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. informal rception will be held in gallery on Friday, December 9  3to6p.m. is. Husser, a native of the area, lived in Hammond most of her . She has become interested in art [/ for the past ten years, after 'tt9 in the floral business for many as owner of Fred's Florist. late son-in-law, Richard who did painting and in copper, was her inspira- Her show, entitled "'ART by is" will include not only paint- but assemblages, driftwood creations, designs with pressed flowers and abstracts in copper. The artist who has received awards both for her paintings and her floral arrangements and has had several sales, has studied with various artists. These include David Ross- bach of New Orleans. Ray Vinella of Taos. New Mexico. and Isabel Love]. Jean Sturgis. and Don Snyder of Hammond. She also completed two courses in Art in the Continuing Education Department of SLU. She feels that her work in the floral business helped her to understand art and she has applied its "princi- pals of design." She is a member of the Hammond Art Guild and the Ponchatoula Artisans. For the balance of the month of November, the matting and framing; designs of James Planetta will be on display in the gallery. Days Only Friday and Saturday 9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. H O L I D A Y S A L One Day Only/ Monday 28th Back by popular demand Over 2 m|ll|on dollors in 14 kt. Gold Diamond and Semi Precous Stones Pos/tive/y the last chance to buy before Chr/stmas from this large selection !! Add-A-Bead Chains 14 kt. rope with Carat Catch TARA'S Camp. Price PRICE 7" 35.00 14.25 16" 40.00 19.75 18" 45.00 21.25 20" 50.00 23.00 TARA'S Camp Price PRICE 22" 5,5.00 24.fi0 24' 60.00 25,(J O,' 75.00 29.7" 36" 90.00 37.75 JEWELRY & GIFTS