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| 4 Wednesday, September 10, 1997 West Seattle Herald/White Center News From Chong campaign to T- I07, Gatewood resident involved By Tim St. Clair HERN D-NEWS The Southwest Dislrict Council presented a plaque to Iongtime West Seattle activist Erma Schwartz during its monthly meeting, Sept. 3. The inscription reads: "Erma Schwartz - Over 70 years of com- munity service." Schwartz, who will be 89 at the end of this month, has represented the Gatewood area on the council since 1988, when the district coun- cils were formed. "It was a pleasant surprise," she She's donated time and money to hood planning currently under way said after receiving the award. "I South Seattle Community College. for Morgan Junction too. tie parks was so astonished that I couldn't A lifelong Republican, she's been "I have tried so hard to get people say anything for a minute." active in Republican Party affairs in involved but they always say, 'I leash areas Schwartz has been involved with West Seattle for decades. Every don't have time,'" Schwartz said. "I Also many Westside activities over the election season, her yard bristles say, 'Look, you have time to corn- GardenS, years, with campaign signs, plain about things, but you don't Pond She's one of the mainstay volun- She was one of the original mem- want to do anything about it.'" teers who keep West Seattle High bers of the 34th District Republican She worked as a buyer and execu- room School's All-School Reunion going Club and she's still participating, tire assistant at the downtown Fred- and strong year after year. Schwartz belongs to Greater Har- erick and Nelson department store advised Schwartz, who graduated with the bor 2000 and has been working to for nearly all of her working life. neth Class of 1926, is a former president help establish a longhouse and cul- Schwartz' latest voluntary effort? Council, of the West Seattle High School rural center for the Duwamish Indi- Working on City Councilmember The CitY. Alumni and has been involved in an Tribe at Terminal 107. Charlie Chong's campaign for public the alumni board and its scholarship Being a Gatewood Hill resident, mayor, p.m. program, she's participated in the neighbor- ipal Olsen's Shipping and Mail Center 6521 California Ave. S.W. Seattle, WA. 98136-1833 Phone: 2061937-7385 or Fax: 933-8945 Western Union, Pay Utility Bills, Money Orders Private Mail Boxes 9 -7 pm Weekdays, & 9 - 5 pm Sat. O Tell us what you think about proposed to Amtrak service. Attend an Open House Saturday, Sept. 27 S -7 p.m. 2 - 4 p.m. Auburn Super Mall Northgate Mall Auburn, WA Seattle, WA Watch Us on T.V. Wednesday, September 17 UVE! 9 - 10 p.m. KBTC (TCI Cable Channel 12) or TVW (Check your local listings for the TVW station in your area.) "The Future/s On Track" is on interactive television show that will air repeol~ly throughout September on many stations. Listed dates and channels are subject to change without notice. For more information, check your local listings, contact ~mur local come operator, or coil WSDOT at 141004122-2015. The show can alN be viewed UV1 via the kstemet at www.tvwawg (nedlq~m. mftware is needed to view and ~m be downlaaded from wum,.NaLc~n) For more kfonnatkm cmll us at 140G822-2015 or visit our homepage at / www. mdot. / pubtmn / raa Envtronrnentol Impact Statement meetings sponsored by:. dlwlm taum Seattle City Council Position #3 A vote for Fletcher is a neighborhood and your enV Paid for by: Fletcher Shives For City Council. 7727 58th Avenue NE Seattle, WA 98115' Paid for by CHERYL CHOW for MAYOR P.O. Box 3031 Seattle, WA 98114-3031 (206) 728-5888 Lorena En~