TJU CHOIR PRESENTS:
FREE HOLIDAY CONCERT
'TIS THE SEASON TO GIVE
The Thomas Jefferson University Choir and Orchestra presents its annual
holiday concert on Friday, December 13, 1996, 8 p.m., at the First Baptist
Church on the corner of 17th and Sansom Streets in Philadelphia. The program
will feature Franz Josef Haydn's Schopfungsmesse (The Creation Mass) as
well as carols of the season. Robert T. Sataloff, MD, Professor of Otolaryngology-Head
and Neck Surgery, directs the choir composed of Jefferson physicians, nurses,
students, employees, alumni and spouses. This concert is free and open to
the public. Call 545-3322.
MUSIC FOR PATIENTS AND EMPLOYEES
The sounds of holiday music will fill the East Atrium when the Thomas Jefferson
University Choir, entertains patients, employees and visitors with its annual
concert on Wednesday, December 18, at 6:30 p.m. The event is cosponsored
by the department of patient and volunteer services. To volunteer to assist
with this Jefferson holiday tradition, call 5-6222.
Several community organizations are conducting holiday programs
and need your help to provide gifts, clothing and food to families during
the holidays. The programs include Santa's workshops, food basket drives
and adopt a family. Items needed by each organization are listed below and
can be donated directly to the organization. For more information call the
organization's contact person.
PAYROLL DEDUCTION HELPS YOU FILL YOUR GIFT NEEDS AT WOMEN'S BOARD JEWELRY
- Jewish Family and Children's Services, 10125 Veree Road, needs new toys
(infants - 18 years, preferably toddler to elementary school age children
toys). Nancy Jaslow at 215-698-9950
- Project H.O.M.E., 1515 Fairmount Avenue, needs new toys (ages 6 to 12),
teen gifts and gift wrap. Cathy Manderfield at 215-232-7272.
- The Eliza Shirley Shelter, 1320 Arch Street, needs women's undergarments/clothing
and slippers; toiletries; disposable diapers; toys, and umbrellas. Linda
El at 215-568-5111
- The Mercy Hospice, 334 S. 13th Street, needs new women's clothing, particularly
sweat suits, robes, underwear and coats; new children's clothing, particularly
hats, gloves, mittens, underwear and socks; children's book bags; shoes
and sneakers; black hair care products, and umbrellas. Marcia Cedeno or
Sister Ruth Mulligan at 215-545-5153
- The Philadelphia Society for Services to Children, 415 S. 15th Street,
needs new toys; infant clothing and accessories (rattles, teething toys,
mobiles); disposable diapers; canned goods and non-perishable foods; gifts
for teens (umbrellas, tote bags, walkmans) and volunteers for its Adopt
a Family program. Denise Patterson at 215-875-3400
- The Salvation Army, 701 N. Broad Street, needs toys; canned goods and
non-perishable foods; gifts for teens and seniors (wallets, earrings, tapes,
cosmetics), and volunteers for its Adopt a Family program. Myriam Weiler
For a special holiday gift that's sure to please, you'll find
just what you want at the sale of gold and silver jewelry sponsored by the
Martha Jefferson department of the hospital Women's Board.
Come to the Gibbon Building's 11th Street Atrium on Thursday and Friday,
December 12 and 13, between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., for the best possible prices
and a wide selection of jewelry.
"We hope you'll take advantage of this excellent opportunity,"
say jewelry sale co-chairmen, Mrs. John L. Abruzzo and Mrs. John McNulty.
Remember, you can use payroll deduction to spread the payment for your purchases
over four pay periods.