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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 4, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas nyon Lak e July 6A The Corps fireworks policy is as this sign at North Park shows Record crowds expected for holidays SANDRA JACKSON HERALD ZtllUNb By SANDRA JACKSON Staff writer Visitors and fireworks are already arriving at Canyon Lake for the Independent Day Although the fireworks are legal in Comai County outside the city limits of New Braunfels and fireworks stands are popping up all around the use of the materials is illegal in all parks managed by the Army Corps of Signs have been posted at the entrance to each park in the Canyon Lake said Canyon Reservoir Manager Phil but his rangers still have to contend with lots of visitors who bring fireworks into the Parsley said his staff is bracing for a recordbreaking crowd during the extended July 4 which begins His estimate is that visitors will Hock to the waters and shores of the lake this Theres no reason to feel that we wont have a crowd if the weather We had a record crowd of the Memorial Day weekend and we normally have a larger crowd on the Parsley Two new park technicians have arrived and are on duty for the big Both are students at Southwest Texas State University in San and will be employed at the lake for the remainder of the They are Nadine Franz and Drew The Corps law enforcement contract with the Comal County Sheriffs Department provides exra law officers on patrol duty throughout this holiday Random patrol checks will be made in the parks and the lake area in Center plans peachy trip Parsley back at lake BySANDRA JACKSON Staff writer Five months in have given Phil reservoir manager at Canyon a whole new perspective on the Army Corps of Engineers in and his job in Chosen as a participant in the Corps Professional Development Training Parsley was named as the representative from ten districts to work in the Natural Resources Management Branch in the nations along with his wife and 11 yearold scooted out of Texas 11 just ahead of the states recordbreaking snow and they didnt return until last Its sure nice to see a full Parsley said in describing his first impression when returning to his job as chief officer at Canyon I tried to keep up with the lake and what was going on here while I was Parsley spent his time in working in the Office of the Chief of It afforded me the opportunity to find out what the Corps of Engineers does at the national I fit into the normal daytoday arrangement there and assisted in formulating the direction we would Some of the work I did even involved the Fort Worth District of which Canyon Lake is a he Daughter Sarah attended school in Washington during their fivemonth and every weekend was crammed with Parsley said they began seeing the sights in in January when the weather was very cold and tourist traffic was and then they branched out to other parts of New Phil Parsley Knowing we had a timetable and a deadline made us plan We never would have seen all we did if we had moved he ex With this training under his Parsley said he realizes how good it is to be able to work in a job where you are lucky enough to know some of the decisionmaking processes that affect your daytoday I have more of an un and that leads to con tentment in my he Parsley holds a bachelor of science degree in recreation and park ad ministration from Arkansas He has been employed by the Corps since 1972 and has been reservoir manager here since March Parsley indicated that he has no plans to make any changes in his job Canyon Lake is just too pretty to even think about going anywhere Settling back into his Parsley noted that he and his staff are gearing up for a big Fourth of July weekend right here at Canyon Canyon Lake residents interested in peach picking may sign up for a chartered bus trip that will leave the Canyon Lake Action Center at July Participants will ride to Stonewall to pick and buy travel to the LBJ park in Johnson City and enjoy a sack lunch followed by a Call Lillian Kosarek at 8992826 by July 12 for Cost will be prorated and if there is a full bus it will be per It is suggested that those attending bring a sack wear comfortable clothing and shoes and bring a sun Two more new members have been appointed to the Action Center board of They are Art Snow and Gerry who join other new directors Leonard and Lula Coble and Calvin The Action Centers Thrift Shop is open Wednesdays and Fridays from untiU Lutherans seek Liberty funds Members of Aid Association for Lutherans Branch 5699 at Canyon Lake are planning a special event to help restore the Statue of A social will be held at the Andrew Lutheran Church fellowship hall immediately following morning worship services The fellowship hour will include the continuous showing of the The Restoration Project of the Statue of and an opportunity to make a free will offering to the Church services begin at and the public is welcome to For more contact Esther Ford at 8997844 or Activities The summer reading program at Tye Preston Memorial Library in Sattler begins July Preschool and elementary school age children are invited to participate in this free Children must be pre registered and hold a valid library The group will meet each Thursday through 15 from 10 to Anyone interested in working as a volunteer in this program should call the library at 9643744 or Hannington at 964 An Independence Day celebration will be sponsored by the Veteran of Foreign Wars Post 8573 and Auxiliary in Sattler Thursday beginning with a flagraising at 11 Following the ceremony at approximately an old fashioned picnic will be held in the rear of the post located at the intersection of FM 2673 and River The picnic is open to the public and will include and other A music festival is being planned by the Canyon Lake United Methodist Church Choir for Sep Anyone wishing to join in the singing and who would like to attend rehearsals is invited to call choir director Francis Teas at Members of the Canyon Lake Art Guild will hold their summer art show Friday and Saturday at Startz Community Building from 10 until 6 Artists will be demon strating and showing stained oil acrylic stit porcelain egg shell caricatures and Friendship Chorea In the will hold their regular monthly meeting on July since the first Thursday falls on Independence Devotional and business meeting begin at 10 and will be followed by a Keep an ear to the ground on local events in the Turn to when you need When your child is lost or in danger they can call on PEC for Our doors are always open to help young sters when they cant contact family or In todays world where kids dont always know who to there is one company who is willing to be friend and help children when they need PEC offices and vehicles are staffed with people from your community people you know and They are able to reach friends and law enforcement officials by radio Teach your child that PEC employees can help them when help children to recognize the PEC logo as a sign of quick Every time you see the PEC are willing and able to help you when you need JPMNSPHICITV f eSBTHAM CANYON LAKE KVLS BUOAf LAKE TRAVIS MAH8LE FALLS
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