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Party and mailed to, The Committee, CES 236X, 499 East 175th Street, Bronx, New York 10457. The donation covers an open bar throughout the afternoon, a savoy hot buffet and live music for your listening and dancing pleasure. The highlight of the afternoon will be the personal appearances of several well-known jazz recording artists who will offer selections during the five fun filled party hours. For additional information, call (212) 731-5296. Mr. Ananias will retire on October 1 after twenty-nine years of dedicated service to the children and citizens of New York City. Jose served as a Social Investigator and Housing Consultant at the St. Nicholas Welfare Center for over five years. During that time he was selected to serve as the Department of Welfare liaison to the Bloomingdale Neighborhood Conservation Project under the auspices of Deputy Mayor Paul O'Keefe during the Wagner administration. In November 1960 he accepted a position as an attendance teacher in the old 14th School district in Harlem. For the next twenty-four years Mr. Ananias served the Bureau of Attendance and the New York City Board of Education with distinction and a zeal that very few professionals could equal. During these years he also served as high school teacher of English, attendance coordinator, borough supervisor and assistant coordinator for the Office of High Schools SPARK Program, administrative assistant for evening community centers, served as a member of the Chancellor's Task Force on Attendance, and the Holding Power Sub-committee of the Citywide Dropout Task Force.

Jose has interviewed, counseled, acted as a father figure and a role model for thousands of absentee students who were referred to him. Nothing was too difficult for him as he visited families of delinquent youth, uncovering narcotic "shooting galleries", referring hard core truants to the Family Court for needed supervision or assisting pregnant teenagers in planning for their educational future. He has stated that he identified children who were abused or maltreated long before it became front page news. He noted also that he serviced mentally retarded children and other children with special needs long before services to them became involved in bureaucratic redtape.

A native New Yorker, he was born in the old Lying-In-Hospital on East 17th Street, attended P.S. 5M Elementary School, graduated from Stitt Junior High School and attended High School of Commerce for a short time. He recalls with justified pride his graduation from Lincoln Academy in Kings Mountain, N.C. a school founded by the American Missionary Association.

Jose continued his educational pursuits by enrolling in Morehouse College, Atlanta, Georgia and graduating in 1951 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree majoring in history and political science with a minor in library science. He was proud to be on the Dean's List and the fact that he pledged and then joined Pi Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity and has been a working member for the last thirty-six years. He is active with the New York Alumni Chapter and is a Life member.

In 1968 he earned a Master of Science Degree in Education, majoring in attendance and child welfare from City University of New York, Graduate School of Education. In 1975 he earned his New York State certification as a school administrator from New York State Education Department.

He completed the course requirements for a Masters Degree in Public Administration at the Graduate School of Public Administration and Social Service at New York University and studied at Hunter College School of Education, Brooklyn Law School and had Group Work Training at the Institute for Emotional Education and workshops at Herbert Lehman College in drug prevention.

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Stanley S. Scott was appointed Corporate Vice President and Director of Corporate affairs for Philip Morris Incorporated in July 1984. He joined Philip Morris Incorporated as Assistant Director, Corporate Relations and Communications, in February 1977 and was appointed Director of Corporate Public Affairs after only nine short months. In February 1979, he was appointed Vic President of Public Affairs for Philip Morris U.S.A., the largest of six Philip Morris Operating Companies.

Prior to joining Philip Morris, Mr. Scott was a former Special Assistant to President Gerald Ford and served as Assistant Administrator of the State Department's Agency for International Development.

A former New York newsman, Mr. Scott was Assistant Director of Communications during four and one half years in the White House, joining the staff in 1971 as Assistant to the President. After two years, he was appointed by Mr. Ford and confirmed by the Senate to his post with AID as Assistant Administrator.

As a Presidential representative in the White House and State Department, Mr. Scott worked on domestic concerns traveling extensively through Europe and Africa while involved with foreign policy.

However, before the White House position, Mr. Scott was a radio news broadcaster at Westinghouse Broadcasting Corporation in New York City. After four years, he was an Assistant Director of Public Relations for the National Association of Colored People and a general assignment news reporter for United Press International. Additionally, he was a former reporter for the Atlanta Daily World and Editor-General Manager for the Memphis World.

Mr. Scott was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize while at UPI for his eye-witness account of the assassination of civil rights advocate for Malcolm X, as well as receiving numerous awards—among them, the Russwurn award for excellence in journalism; the Silurians award presented by veteran New York newsmen; and the Lincoln University distinguished alumni award. Most recently, Mr. Scott received the West Coast Black Publishers Association's "President's Award," presented to that individual or corporation which best exemplifies support to the regional association.

In February 1982, President Ronald Reagan appointed Mr. Scott a member of the Advisory Committee on Small and Minority Business Ownership in December 1983, Mr. Scott was also the recipient of the Association of Minority Enterprises of New York (AMENY) Corporate Award for his leadership in getting minority entrepreneurs business contracts with major corporations. He is also a member of such Board of Directors as the New York City Convention Center; the Board of Visitors of the North Carolina Central University School of Law and the Board of Directors of Operations Crossroads Africa.

Born in Bolivar, Tennessee, Mr. Scott attended Palmer Memorial Institute, a preparatory school in Sedalia, North Carolina; the University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas; and Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri where he received his B.S. degree in journalism. He served in the U.S. Army from 1954 to 1956, including one year in Korea.

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