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MISC. NEWS ARTICLES & NOTICES
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1971 - 1980
April 25, 1974 (Thursday)
Social Services name administrator [with photo of Quinlan]
A former Holyrood resident and 16-year veteran with the
department of Social Services has been named regional administrator of
social services for the St. John's region.
Jerome Quinlan took up his new duties February 1. F.A.
Davis, whom he succeeds, has become executive director and secretary of the
Social Services Appeal Board.
Mr. Quinlan served extensively as welfare officer and district
supervisor with the department, especially in St. John's, Bell Island, Long
Pond, Bay Bulls and Fermeuse (over which he presently has jurisdiction).
In addition, he has also completed a year of graduate work at
Maritime School of Social Work, Halifax. ...
May 14, 1974 (Tuesday)
Glenwood residents trace Micmac origins
as Celebration project.
Glenwood (Special) - This town, located on the Gander
River, had its origins as a Micmac Indian settlement and its residents have
set a Confederation Celebration project of tracing their heritage. Malcolm
Squires, a town councillor, heads a three member committee in handling the
study. Descendants of the Micmac founders of the town have undertaken to prepare
displays of old handicrafts, tools and weapons, while others are concentrating
on other areas of the project. The efforts of all concerned will be brought
together in a Celebration of Glenwood Day with emphasis on the 25th anniversary
of Confederation and the much older heritage of the town. Tourism minister
Tom Doyle has lauded the project as an exciting example of the spirit of Confederation
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