¶ 1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 The Texas Council on Family Relations hosted the opening reception for NCFR at the national conference. The additional sponsoring organization included Family Skills Inc., of Dallas. The Texas Council also sponsored the hospitality room, which included press, media center, exhibits, and employment services. Ken Medema, a talented poet and pianist who happened to be blind, gave a musical interpretation of NCFR and the conference. He was also featured at the Marie Peters Benefit Concert.
¶ 2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 The Congress of Affiliated Councils held an all-day training workshop on “Leadership,” led by Matti Gershenfeld. This program was part of a long-range plan to increase effectiveness and collaboration among the leadership in the Affiliated Councils.