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September 10, 1999


Plant sale at Reiman Gardens
A plant and spring bulb sale will be held at the Mahlstede Learning Center at Reiman Gardens from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 19. The fund- raiser, sponsored by the Reiman Gardens CoHorts, will feature specially ordered daffodils, paper-whites and allium, along with a variety of dried flowers (in bunches and basket arrangements) and mini pumpkins. Ice cream and lemonade also will be sold. For more infor-mation, call 4-2710.

New Year reminder
Faculty and staff are reminded that the New Year's holiday will be Friday, Dec. 31. New Year's Day falls on a Saturday.

ISU Theatre presents
Lynda Barry

ISU Theatre will present The Good Times are Killing Me at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 24-25 and Oct. 1-2, and at 2 p.m. Sept. 26 and Oct. 3 in Fisher Theater. This autobiographical comic drama by noted cartoonist Lynda Barry features 12-year-old best friends -- one white, one black -- who stand by each other through upheaval and tragedy, despite their families' disapproval. The play, set in the 1960s, is punctuated by songs from that era. Guest artists-in-residence will be Matthew Ander (scenery) and Brian Memesath (costumes). Lighting will be done by Jim Trenberth, theater, and the play will be directed by Shirley Basfield Dunlap, theater. Individual tickets are $9 and available at the ISU Center box office or TicketMaster locations.

Welcome reception planned for international women
Friends of International Women (FIW), a campus/community organization, will hold its annual fall Welcome! reception at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21, in 100 University Village (community room). FIW helps international women adjust to life in Ames through conversational groups and social events. Each conversation group meets twice monthly and has two or three English-speaking volunteers who coordinate activities, which can range from gathering at one of the group member's homes and holding potluck dinners to attending movies and community events. Those interested in volunteering may attend the welcome reception or contact Laura Hamilton, FIW president, 233-5455, or Ruth Ellis, International Education Services office, 4-0379.

UWC seeks award nominations
The University Women's Club is seeking nominations for the awards it presents annually to recognize the academic, personal and community accomplishments of ISU women students. Awards range from $150 to $300. Each nomination must include three letters of recommendation, including at least one from a faculty member. Nominations are due Oct. 6. For an application or more infor-mation about the awards, contact the Awards Committee co-chairs, Shirley Stromer, 1224 25th St., Ames, 233-1883; or Candi Kelly, 4901 Utah Dr., Ames, 292-5727 (home) or 292-2125, ext. 22 (work).

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