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5 ARKANSAS CATHOLIC JULY 15, 1990 men donate skills patients of poverty strength and political power," and educate "the People of God to a new knowledge of today's problems.., that can lead to some new approaches that promote a greater spirit of solidarity." Arkansas projects were first funded in 1971 and, over the years, a total of 40 projects have been funded in the diocese for a total of $1,463,400. The CHD is supported through an annual collection in Catholic churches throughout the U.S. For additional information, contact Bemrich at the Diocese of Little Rock, 2500 North Tyler, Little Rock, 72207; 664-0340. McDevitt (L) and Mary Hiegel. Johnson Smith McDevitt of St. Augustine par- I and Mary Hiegel of St. Patrick both in North Little Rock, and Wilson of Christ the King in Rock, were among a team of dical rofessionals who recently. d their services in Guyana. The Women spent a week in the South C untry assisting with surger- ect Dawn, a non-profit, tional outreach directed Carmen Gannon, MD, RSM, of Morrilton -Johnson L. Smith, Jr., was recently elected to a three-year term on the Board of Trustees of the U.S. Catho- lic Health Association. The adminis- trator of Conway County Hospital, he has been active in the Arkansas Hospi- tal Association and is treasurer and chair of its budget committee. Smith has been head of the Morril- ton hospital since 1980. Previously he GA. was with St. Mary's Hospital Medical Dawn sponsors three to four Center and McAuley Neuropsychiatric to Guyana per year. Gannon ncentrates the team's efforts on and eye surgery, since these the greatest needs of the Guyanese an operating room techni- said that the experience of work- without the high tech and conveniences she is to gives her a "shot of en- when she returns home to in Little Rock. D announces ect grants Little Rock - Campaign for Development has announced names of Arkansas projects which receive grants in the 1990 funding according to Jo Ann Bemrich, ctor of the diocesan CHD. tal of $95,000 has been allocated following groups for these proj- Institute in San Francisco. He has also been on administrative teams at McKay- Dee Hospital Center in Ogden, Utah, and Hotel Dieu HospitM in New Or- leans. Smith was chair of the recently completed CHA study of rural health care and served on the Arkansas Governor's Task Force on Recommen- dations for the State Legislature Regard- ing the Small and Rural Hospital Cri- sis. A member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, Smith serves on the accreditation survey team for the health services management program at Webster University in Little Rock. He is a graduate of Utah State University and Tulane University. Arkansas Senior Organized for ress, Education and Research , Inc.; ASOP Grassroots Organiz- $25,000 ACORN; Eastern Organizing Project: $40,000 Workers' Rights Project; Workers' Rights Proj- CHD was established by the Na- ." of Catholic Bishops in 1969 to raise funds to sup- groups of white and poor to develop economic Johnson L. Smith, Jr. Little Portion Retreat Center announces date contact their school authorities con- cerning possible in-service teacher train- ing credit. For more information, write Little Portion Retreat Center, Rt. 4, Box 430, Eureka Springs, 72632; 253-7379. Eureka Springs - "A Catholic Educa- tor Looks at Parenting" is the title of a workshop set for Aug. 3 - 5 at The Little Portion Retreat Center here. The idea behind the workshop is to share disciplinary methods with parents to enhance understanding of a child's misbehavior, to build the child's confi- dence and sense of worth using natural and logical consequences rather than punishment. The workshop is to be directed' by Sr. Edna Ann Hebert, a Dominican sister from Houston. With an MTS degree from Oblate College in San Antonio, Hebert holds Montessori AMI certification and has taught Montessori methods for 23 years. Teachers plan- ning to attend the workshop should Hwy 365 AR 470-0721 Tim Benton, P.D. Member of St. ]Joseph's, Conway 1053 Front Street, Conway [Z[ (501) 329-3357 I I[] ONE OF THE MOST MODERN AND I-~ BEST EQUIPPED ROOFING [--[ COMPANIES IN THE SOUTH...KNOWN Harkrider & Second Sts. Conway, AR 72032 327-6523 KORDSMEmR FURPmrURE% Independent owned Conway R Horrliton "Giving Faulkner County good banking since 1933..." Conway, Arkansas Member FDIC Pastoral Care Director CATHOLIC DIRECTOR OF PASTORAL SERWCE3 sought for progressive 188-bed acute compre- hensive care medical center. Prefer degree In theology or related disciplines, four units of C/E, two units being advanced units, advanced chap. lain status with NACC, or be a fellow within COC Pastoral Services and management experience preferred. Send resume to:. Sister Cheryl Sylvester Mt. Carmel Medical Center' Centennial Rouse Pittsburw KS 66762