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VOL. 5 No . 5 AUGU ST t 1971
OHIO GOES TO DETROIT WITH MFLA
MISS JANE MCGREGOR
Miss Jane Mc Gregor,
Childr e n' s Servi ces Specialist
, OVAL, and former
aLA Director (1968-71) has
been e l ected by the membership
t o serve as Vi ce Pr esident-
President El ect of
Mis s McGregor has bee n a c tive i n the As s
o c iation since 1964 whe n s he s e r ved on t he
Services t o Children Round Table Committee .
During 1973 she wa s s e l ect ed by the Cinc innati
Enquirer as "Woman o f the Year" r e c ognizing
h e r outst anding contribution to her
conununi ty, church and library communi t y .
Miss McGregor and other newly elect ed officers
will assume office a t the MFLA Conference
at Cobo Hall in October .
Other newly elected officers of aLA:
Secr etary: Mrs. J oanne Wolford, Ohio University,
Lancaster Branch (1975-77)
Director 1975-78 :
Nancy Wareham, Cleveland Heights -
Unive r s ity He ights Public Library -
Mrs. Doris C. Plaine , Bexley
Public Library , (Columbus)
Division I-De fining Community Needs
As st. Coord. - Laure l Fischer, Akron Summit
County P.L.; Secr e tary , Lena L. Nance ,
Cl eve l and P.L.; Exec. Board: Elfreda A.
Chatman, P.L. Youngstown and Mahoning Co . ;
Phyllis Gallo, Way P.L., Perrysburg; Mary
Norton , Tayl or Memorial L. , Cuyahoga Falls;
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October 1- 4, 1975 is shaping up as one 01
the ' most exciting library conferences in
years. The Second Conference of the Midwest
Federation of Library Association to be hele
at Cobo Hall in Detroit.
aLA membership voted to join MFLA in 197,
One of the purposes of the Federation is to
sponsor a conference every four years to be
planned and attended by the seven Midwestern
states that are members. This year the participating
state s are Illinois, Indiana, Michigan,
Minnesota, Ohio and Wisc onsin . Rober
H. Donahugh is Program Chairperson, A. Chap
man Parsons, Exhibits Chairperson. Mary
Daume , Director, Monroe County (Michigan) Pu
lic Library is president of MFLA.
Enclosed with this issue of the NEWSlette
is a copy of the program highlights. Every
effort has been made to develop programs and
presentations that will appeal to a wide variety
of concerns of library staff members.
You will note that provisions have been
made for oLA Divisions, Committees, Task For'
ces and Caucuses to meet during the four day
In addition there will be an aLA Business
Meeting and the presentation of Awards and
Honors to be made on Saturday morning.
An October 1st Bus Charter has been s ched·
uled for the MFLA meeting. Busses will be
departing from Akron, Chillicothe, Cincinnat·
ti Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, Toledo and
Youngstown. The chartered busses will returl
on October 4 . Make your reservation early
using the registration form enclosed with
this newsletter. Send forms to the designat
ed area coordinator listed in the brochure .
Plan now to board a bus and attend MFLA.
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