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MichUHCAN Newsletter for April, 2000

Big weekend for Universal Health Care: April 8-9

Saturday, April 8, 10 am - 12 noon

Universal Health Care: If not Now, When?
a MichUHCAN Forum

Oak Park Community Center 14300 Oak Park Boulevard

with Dr Claudia Fagan,
former president of Physicians for a Natiional Health Program and
co-author of What America Can Learn from the Canadian Experience;
and Lee Chilcote,
field organizer forU2K Universal Health Care 2000 Campaign

Requested donation: $5
For more information:
Margie Mitchell, 248-477-791


Sunday, April 9
1 pm: reception
2 pm: curtain

The Angels of Lemnos
a play by Jim Henry

Homeless in a bitter cold urban winter, a man and his friends bring glimmers of light and a touch of warmth to the darkness and freezing sidewalks. Mildly retarded since birth, Nathan Spandrel's search for meaning becomes a confusion of angels and demons conjured from his past. You may never look at the homeless the same way again.

Detroit Repertory Theatre
13103 Woodrow Wilson
Free attended parking

A benefit for Detroit MichUHCAN.
Tickets $15
For tickets or more information:
Doug Merenda, 313-893-7435


Detroit chapter meeting


Thurs., April 6, 7:30 pm

Place: First United Methodist Church of Berkley, 12 Mile Road, two blocks west of Coolidge; park in the lot on the west side; enter from Kipling, on the east side.


Oakland County Dems' Health Care Panel

Ed pintzuk will represent Michuhcan on this panel, Tuesday, 4/11, 7:30 pm, at 1200 N. telegraph, the Supervisor's Auditorium. Also participating will be someone from the American Medical Association (which backs a form of health insurance vouchers); State Senator Alma Wheeler-Smith, a long-time MichUHCAN ally; and Victoria Cross, a Canadian author with expertise on the American, Canadian, and British systems.


Donate a Craft Item for April 8 Conference

At the MichUHCAN forum in April (see above for details) members and supporters will pool our talents to raise money for universal health care. Donated items will be for sale there, with proceeds to benefit MichUHCAN and the U2K Campaign.

Do you have something to donate? Contact Marilyn Schmidt (248-674-3520).