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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 14, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas New Texas October civic groups to walk to end hunger ire Members of two of the high school student councils participating in the CROP walk Brian vice president Canyon student council and Patrick parliamentarian Canyon student council and back Benno Marschund which gave CROP Craig second vice president New Braunfels High student council Wendy president NBHS student council Heather president Canyon student coun cil and Randy treasurer Canyon student Photo by Leslie The New Braunfels CROP Walk coordinating committee met Tues day with representatives from chur civic and high school student councils in a recruit ment The student councils from the three Comal County high schools New Canyon and Smithson Valley participating in the walk have set a goal of 200 students per high All walkers will solicit sponsors for the 10kilometer which will be held 15 from 2 to 5 Each participant will attempt to raise between and S20 in total from the sponsors before the People of all ages and from all sec tors of the community are invited to Church World which is the hunger action arm of the National Council of is sponsoring the CROP The money raised will be used for hunger action pro grams both locally and Of the money 25 percent will re main in New Braunfels and will be used for the local food The balance will be sent to Church World agencies that provide hunger relief around the particularly in South American and Asian CROP has been in existence for 40 years and more than com munities around the country take part in CROP CROP has two main goals the first is to increase the publics awareness of the hunger problem both locally and the se cond is to allow the community to become directly involved with the CROP program by raising money for hungeraction In many parts of the half of the children born die before their fifth birthday from diseases that could be prevented with the provision of safe drinking Nearly one billion people suffer from the effects of some form of The reasons these and other similar lifethreatening problems ex Ist are varied and but there are say CROP organizers We believe we are part of the For more cail 625 Brokers say investing game on upswing Discount Furniture Free LayAway Free Delivery Low Prices Doorbuster Special 7 Piece Dinette Recliners DALLAS AP A Wall Street brokerage firm says the worst is over in Texas and is advising investors to cash in on the states investment op A Salomon Brothers report says the Texas economy has bot tomed out after two years of rising unemployment and decaying economic The firms analysts also predict Dallas will bo the states first metropolitan area to rebound from the states economic We wanted to make the case that it is now time to seriously consider Texas said Robert an analyst who worked on the Everybody is asking When is Texas is going to turn around We feel Texas has bottomed out and thats important for our clients to Unless the national economy takes an unexpected downturn or oil prices tumble the state likely will see steady economic growth over the next few Hopkins There is a positive attitude that Texas is going to turn around at some Thats what we tried to Hopkins told the Dallas Morning Its somewhat unique 15 years ago when New York was in the nobody was asking when York was going to come The report cited Penney pending move from Manhattan to Dallas as an indication that Texas is still viewed as an attrac tive state for Of all the major metropolitan areas in the broadly diver sified Dallas economy is now viewed as a yet inexpensive business location it seems the most poised for economic Office users seeking lower costs with a strong labor pool will find Dallas most the report Texas lost in the last three its unemployment rate climb ed to and office vacancy rates peaked at 30 percent in some urban the report Per sonal income fell to about 10 percent below the national average between 1982 and it But Salomon Brothers cautioned that real estate and financial areas still show signs of citing commercial construction as an area where continued declines are pro Texas banking which has lost jobs since could pro vide further problems for the overall Salomon Brothers analysts The major potential weakness for the state is the financial services sec Until the portfolios of the lenders in Texas can be cleared of non performing these job losses will Salomon Brothers Hopkins said the report may again direct attention to the state from na tional investors who have previously redlined the state against new My suspicion is that people in the investment community that really dont know Texas well will say its time to take a look at Texas he I from Where your neighbors are buying their furniture V 628 Walnul Sit 10 oo NcXl 10 nMflrt WaknitSwun Americas Is Our Children mis IliiiuK lu ibr uinnnii i mi it inn in In Ip I ni i Kl 11 u inM uti lunirilor ymir i biklrvns riu Ikgin i me MI nyi HI Miur ihiKlit 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