Brotherhood Citation Award Winner Selections for '72 are Announced
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The Shreveport Times Metropolitan News Farm News Sunday, Jan. 16, 1972 Classified Local News Section C, Page One Brotherhood Citation Award Winner Selections for '72 Are Announced A prominent Shreveport surgeon, a p a r i s h service-to-the-poor coordinator, and the wife of an attorney with a lifetime of service to the community have been selected to receive Brother-hood citations for their "Brotherhood In Action," it was announced by Harry A. Johnson, Jr., Dr. Lee Morgan and Lawrence J. Yago, co-chairmen of the Shreveport Chapter, National Conference of Christians and Jews. Named to be honored at the 6th annual Brotherhood Citation Dinner on Feb. 24 at the Convention Center were Dr. Charles L. Black, Baptist layman and surgeon; Sister M a r g a r e t Mc- Caffrey, coordinator of the Christian Service Program of St. Joseph's Catholic Church; and Mrs. Jacques Loeb Wiener, B'nai Zion Temple member and long-time leader in the National Council of Jewish Women - Shreveport Section. They were selected for Brotherhood Citations by the Executive Committee of the Shreveport Chapter, N.C.C.J, sponsor of the Brotherhood Week observance, Feb. 20-27, and of the Brotherhood Citation Dinner which comes as a highlight of this 39th annual event. E.E. Armstrong, chairman of Brotherhood Week observance, will serve as chair-man of the dinner planning committee. Medical Field Mission Dr. Black is noted for his trips spent in free missionary field medical service in Oaxaca, Mexico, utilizing a 'camper' titted, at his own expense and staffed by a field hospital. He worked in a Mission Hospital in Nigeria, West Africa and in Columbia, South America. A native of Westlake, Dr. Black received his B.S. from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, and his medical training at Louisiana State U n i v e r s i t y Medical School in New Orleans. He first came to Shreveport to serve his internship in the old Charity Hospital, now r e l o c a t e d and re-named the Confederate Memorial Medical Center.. He served in the medical unit of the armed forces in the Southwest Pacific from 1941-1946. He returned to Shreve-port where he began private practice here in 1947. Dr. Black has had medical writings published, has served as presi-dent of the Shreveport Medical Society, President of the Caddo Division of the Recipients Of Brotherhood Citations at the annual Brotherhood Citation Dinner Feb. 24 during Brotherhood Week were announced as (from left) Dr. Charles L. Black, prominent Shrpvfipnrt surgeon, Sister Margaret McCaffrey, coordinator of a parish service to the poor and Mrs. Jacques Loeb Wiener, attorney's wife who has a lifetime, of community service to her credit. American Cancer Society, vice-president of the Caddo-Bossier Anti-Tuberculosis League, as a member of two important c o m m i t t e e s of the Louisiana State Medical Society: one on industrial health and one on medicine and religion. Professor of Surgery He has served as a professor of surgery at the L.S.U. Post-Graduate School of Medicine, regional evaluator of the American College of Surgeons, is a diplomate of the American Board of Surgery, a fellow in the American College of Surgeons, as Chief of the Surgical Department of both Schumpert Hospital and the Confederate Memorial Medical Center. He is surgical consult-ant, Barksdale Air Force Base, board member of the Mexican-Indian Training Center, clinical professor of Surgery of the LSU Shreveport School of Medicine, and associate dean of special project. He Was President ot the United Fund, 1970-1971, after having served on the Board and as budget committee chair-man. He is married to the former Mercedes David and is the father of six children and grandfather of three. Sister M a r g a r e t is a native of Birmingham, Ala., and in 1951 entered the Catholic Order of Missionary Ser-vants of the Most Blessed Trinity for education and training. Her work in the order after college was in Harrisburg, Pa., Charlotte, N.C., and Alexandria. She left the community in good standing in 1967 to investigate an experimental religious community in Colorado where she worked in the small village of San Luis, populated by Mexican people. Her next station was work with the poor in Holy Cross Parish, Austin, Tex. Sister Margaret then accepted an offer from Father Murray Clayton, pastor of St. Joseph's, to come to Shreveport. Brought Here by Church She arrived here in January 1970 to organize and serve as coordinator of the Christian Service Program. While her apostolate among the poor is experimen-tal, it is allowed under the guidelines of the Second Vatican Council. The Chris-tian Service Program is multi-faceted in service to the under-privileged, including direct aid, consultation, a school break-fast program manned by volunteers, recreation and special programs for children. Sister Margaret coordinates the entire program which often deals with emergency situations, provides transpor-tation to health units and hospitals, food in emergency situations and serves as a distributor for clothing and furniture donated by interested individuals and! organizations to the program. An inte-gral part of the program is counseling, education for self-improvement opportun-ities. Arkansas Native Betty Eichenbaum Wiener, wife of Shreveport attorney Jacques L. Wiener, was born in Little Rock, Ark. While still in high school she o r g a n i z e d and participated in programs at the Arkan-sas State School for the Deaf and Dumb, the State Hospital for Nervous Diseases and the State Penitentiary. During her summer v a c a t i o n s from Washington University, she taught dancing to de-pendent children at St. Mary's Convent! in Little Rock. She married and moved to Shreveport in 1932, is the mother of a married son and daughter and the grandmother of eight. During World War II Mrs. Wiener worked with the Civilian Defense Filter Center, the Blood Bank and as a Red Cross Nurses Aide. She taught an Americanization class for refugees from Nazi Germany. She has served on 16 civic boards, among which are N.C.C.J., Hepsibah Home for Unwed Mothers, Caddo-Bossier Council on Aging, Volun-teer Services Bureau, Community Coun-cil, Family and Children Service Bureau, Red Cross. She has twice served as chairman of the Women's Division of the Shreveport Jewish Federation and twice as President of the Council of Jewish Women, Shreveport Section. Projects initiated or developed by Mrs. Wiener while serving with these organizations which have become an integral part of our community are the Toy Loan Center, Sick Loan Closet, Golden Age Group and Meals on Wheels. In 1968, on behalf of the National Council of Jewish Women, Mrs. Wiener was the r e c i p i e n t of a national award for Humanitarianism which was presented to her by former Mayor Clyde Fant.
|Title||Brotherhood Citation Award Winner Selections for '72 are Announced|
Black, Charles Lester, Jr.
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