Sue Parry Donner
Patches, Pockets to star on own television series By MARY JANE SMIDUTZ News-Herald Society Editor Their love of children and in providing delightful entertainment for them has paid off handsomely for Bev Schwind and Sue Dormer, who are the team of rag dolls, "Patches and Pockets." Latest development from their amusing antics as the life size rag dolls is a contract with television station, WTOL, in Toledo. Patches and Pockets will have their first show Saturday, October 16, from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., performing before a live audience. There will be children from the audience appearing with Patches and Pockets. Walt Disney "Porky Pig" cartoons will be shown and each child attending a show will be given a Porky Pig doll. An outdoor setting will be provided for the show and the set will have a tree and swing. Patches and Pockets will demonstrate on the set to the children how to make a tree house, and do many things children can do. Sezso Book will add to the fun of the program. Patches and Pockets will be made to appear small in proportion to the gigantic Sezso Book, which knows everything. Children will be taught a new word or story each week. Games will include children in audience participation. Patches (Bev) and Pockets (Sue) make their appearance on the show by jumping out of a box on the set. Patches' out-School. fit, as the name indicates, is all patchwork. Pockets' outfit is overalls on which many, many pockets are sewn. "Mag-dent; ical" things come out of the pockets, including tiny animals, in this connection, the two women are cooperating with Dan Danford of the Toledo Zoo, who will be an occasional guest and bring animals for the children to see. A Thanksgiving Day Special will be presented from 1:30 to 3 p.m. and Patches and Pockets will be hosts for the show 1 V. r V r" i mm mmmmmm ta L- which will concern a mouse who goes to Paris. Shows, performed before a live audience, are filmed every Sunday night and children from the area are invited to come at 8 p.m. (Sundays) if they wish to appear on the show. They may call WTOL-TV if inter- ested in being on Patches' and Pockets' show, Bev Schwind and Sue Donner have been entertaining audi- ences on many levels for sever- V r.v.r ;!.- I i (1 - ' I " ' ; i " i PATCHES AND POCKETS SHOWN IN ACTION Entertain during Ottawa county fair show al years and have in that time appeared before diverse audiences. "It began just for fun," says Bev, when they were invited to perform at a mother and daughter banquet. Things began to snowball when they were invited to entertain children at a Standard Products Company party. The two appeared at this year's Ohio State Fair. One day, they entertained the crippled children and the next day entertained at Ohio Orphans Day, both times before vast audiences of children who were positively delighted with their antics. They wanted to pursue their careers in show business and contacted the Toledo television station, spoke with officials, outlined what they wanted to do, were told what could be done, and now await only the date of their first show, Saturday morning, October 16, from 7:30 to 8:30 on WTOL-TV. Besides being housewives and mothers, Bev Schwind, wife of James Schwind, is a licensed practical nurse on the staff of Magruder Hospital. Sue Donner is the wife of Charles Donner. She is head of Volunteer Workers for Ottawa County through Magruder Hospital. Both couples reside on Catawba Island and both women are members of Playmakers' Theatre. Newlyweds - Are your wedding gifts insured? See us at WISEMAN AGENCY Inc.