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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 14, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas nyon Lak HuraldZeitung Fnbruary 6A Majority backs ambulance plan Hann concerned BySANDRAJACKSON Staff writer A majority of the directors of the Canyon Lake Area Volunteer Fire Department have indicated their support for a group raising money to purchase Advanced Life Support ALS But board president Bob Hann has some serious questions about the feasibility of that kind of service at Canyon Canyon Lake Ambulance Service Project CLASP Was begun last and the groups goal is to raise to purchase two sophlsticed and to train the personnel to So it has raised about Hann says that he has no quarrel with those trying to provide the Canyon Lake area with the best but they must seek to provide the best af fordable The best service Would be to have a family doctor in every household and a fullystaffed hospital within 10 minutes of where you Hann He feels that even after the ambulances are the volunteer department may not have the funds to operate Nancy administrator of ambulance services for the Canyon Lake Emergency Medical Service an arm of the volunteer fire department disagrees with San Antortio says it costs per year to fund one ALS Hann If we can cut that to one would still cost us per year to fund one he The Canyon Lake volunteer departments entire an nual budget is approximately Hare has done some research of her She learned that the volunteer department in Schertz budgets per year per including while the volunteer department in Boerne budgets per year to run one ALS three mobile intensive care and one basic life support Hann said that it will be impossible to run ALS units on a volunteer and that personnel will have to be Our system is going to have to be run on a volunteer basis for a long said who added that she knows of several departments in the area that operate that We have eight people waiting to receive ALS training who plan to work without Hare She added that these people are scheduled to begin classes in July arid their training will be funded with money CLASP has already The money will not be coming from the fire depart she Although Hann feels two ALS units are not and at least three will be needed to give even marginal ser vice to the Canyon Lake Hare said most small volunteer departments start out with only one not The fire department president feels that precious time could be lost while a decision is being made whether to send an ALS unit or a basic life support unit in response to a Hare said that an ALS unit would be sent to every unless the dispatcher knows for sure that it is not One instance might be when a patient is being transported toa hospital for treatment in a non emergency which is operating as part of the fire depart ment and using their tax plans to turn the two new ambulances over to the fire department after they are They Oh well provide the best Hann But we have to provide the best affordable More visual aids used at library Use of visual aid equipment at Tye Preston Memorial Obrary in Sattler increased 35 percent in and records show a 90 percent increase since Those figures were presented to members of the library board of directors at their regular monthly meeting held Monday at the Canyon Lake Action Calvin Yuill is visual aids chair man for the and he has 16 mm movie slide overhead projectors and the appropriate screens available for use by area clubs and as well as library In Yuill is working with the San Antonio library system to make video casette recorders available through the lending so that Tye Preston patrons may have use of that type of equipment as Friends of the the local librarys support and fundraising will meet at March ill at the library to reorganize and plan ways to raise funds for Tye New board members were seated at the February board as the January meeting was cancelled due to bad They are Maxine Marian Beldon Peters and Gordon who has worked as a library volunteer for seven years will work with librarian Danelle Crowley in acquisition of new a retired school has also worked as a volunteer at Tye and assumed the office of treasurer of the retired from 31 years service as a production geologist with will serve the board as chairman of building and grounds who is em ployed as pastor of the Canyon Lake Church of will be publicity chairman this year for the Ed chairman of the board of directors of Tye Preston Memorial Library at Canyon accepts a gift from Iris treasurer of the Canyon Lake Pilots The a ladies service were the original Forecast chili Over 500 bowls of chili were served by the Canyon Lake United Methodist Mens Club Friday Chefs ladling up the hot stuff to Sonny Jenkins far right SANDRA are left to right Rex Bill Windham and Arvin On the phone Coop to form own retirement program Directors of the Guadalupe Valley Telephone voted Monday to withdraw from the retirement program of the National Telephone Cooperative Association and form their own retirement GVTC general manager Ken Brannies We have formed our own inhouse We feel we can provide better benefits than those provided on a national The GVTC pulled out of the NTCAs medical insurance plan last The vote came at the boards mon thly It looks like this may end up in Brannies explaining that the NTCA officials do not want to remit some funds to the There are excess assets in the program that are not needed for its and we want our National Brannies The GVTC manager said the way things are the GVTC probably will not renew its membership in the By the end of the well probably no longer be a They represent rural telephone and theyre not doing a good job of Brannies SANDRAJACKSON GVTC appoints nominating committee Library gift Ed chairman of the board of directors of Tye Preston Memorial Library at Canyon accepts a gift from Iris treasurer of the Canyon Lake Pilots The a SANDRA HEHALDZEITUNG ladies service were the original organizers of the lakearea School Week of Smtthaon Valley High School Breakfast Monday Hartbrowned potatoes and juice and milk Tuesday juice and milk Wednesday French juice milk Thursday and juice and milk Friday Toaat and juice and milk lunch Monday pinto milk Tueedey Chicken burger on French chocolate chip milk Wedneaday Finger with mashed corn on the milk Thursday vegetable hot milk Friday in macaroni and green mixed Mountain Valley flementary and Middle School Breakfatt Monday Apple juice and mUk Manake juice end milk Wednesday juice and milk Thursday juice and milk Friday juice and milk Lunch Monday hot milk Tuesday Meatballs and buttered green milk Wednesday pea batter tapioca milk Thursday taco pinto gelatin with milk Friday Hamburger on French ice milk Nominating committee members have been chosen to select can didates for five seats that will be be vacated on the board of directors of the GuadalupeValley Telephone Directors terms expiring include Raymond Armstrong and LaVerne district one district two Louis district three and Joe district Nominating committee members are Milam and James CLAC plans spring events Volunteers at the Canyon Lake Action Center will be honored with a Valentine Volunteer Recognition Brunch beginning at 10 A short program is in cluding the presentation of cer tificates and a style show to be given by Thrift Shop Free hearing tests will be provided at the center on beginning at 1 courtesy of A B Hearing Aid Audiology Center of New Braun The CLACs annual Mexican supper is being planned for March 22 at the United Methodist with serving from to 8 district one Eldred district two Hilmar district three and Noel Buster district No directors term expires this year in district February 25 is the deadline for submission of names of nominees to the GVTC board for the to be held at the cooperatives meeting April 11 at the Civic Center in New Four GVTC employees will be honored this year for 25 years of service to the Joyleen Stanley Charles Watt and David Biermann have been recognized by the GVTC board and were flown by GVTC to the annual convention of the National Telephone Cooperative Association on 7 to receive 25year cer The NTCA 1985 to be held in Dallas Saturday through will feature a special recognition dinner on 19 in honor of all major award winners and service award Activities Canyon Lake Republican Womens Club invites all ladies to attend its annual membership brunch 20 at Scarborough Church in the beginning at Members may pay their dues at this Canyon Lake Coordinating Council will meet 21 at 7 at Eagles Members of the Mountain Valley ParentTeachers Organization will meet at Thursday at the Pilots Club Bridge continues Sunday evening at the Startz Com munity beginning at 5 Cranes Mill Post 8800 will hold a barbeque on 19 at Startz ville Community Serving hours will be from noon umtil Adult plates will be sold for and children under age 12 may eat for Smithson Valley High School Stage Band and Symphonic Band will hold its annual sweetheart concert Tnursday evening in the school beginning at
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