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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 10, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Kaleidoscope December 10 1987 New Texas PageQA Making your own holiday wreaths By THE ASSOCIATEDPRESS Deck the halls with a homemade wreath According to Midwest wreath makers say Japanese Scotch and arborvitae sprigs are easiest to work with Spruce and fir cuttings dont hold up well indoors and are stiff to handle Cut greenery stays fresh for six weeks if stored outdoors in a closed plastic garbage To make fresh holiday wreaths at find or pur chase a wire coat black friction tape No 28 gauge craft wire on a and cut greenery Shape the wire hanger into a leaving only the hook on top intact Wrap the wire hanger circle with black friction tape Cut tips of the grwnery into pieces that vary rum t to ij inches in length Starting at the base of the wrap No 28 craft wire around the hanger timeyleaving n thrw inch tail or anchoring the end of the wire when the wreath is complete Starting at the base of the hook and working counterclockwise around the hanger wire the bot tom onehalf inch of three clippings of varying lengths of greenery to the pass ing the spool and wire around the stems and frame at least twice Pull wire snugly because the stems will shrink slightly as they dry Continue adding and overlapping bunches of two or three wiring each bunch Place the longer clippings on the outside and the shorter ones on the inside of the circle to create a wreath that is 4 in ches greater in diameter than the frame When the frame is covered with cut the wire from the spool Behind the hook of the twist the end of the wire together with UKtail at the other end of the wire Decorate the wreath with or other ornaments Club Notes Button Club The Christmas button fun for the New Braunfels Area Button Club is featuring At the meeting at the Eden Apartments on expect to see drums and horns on but Many will be in the shape of the objects and there are many other realistic items not listed here In addition to the program subject to which each member yule and holiday cheer buttons will make the Creative But ton Cards of special interest Al Faison was elected president at the November meeting for the 1988 year Programs for the new year are being discussed and are planned for distribution at the December meeting Dorothylea Faison is pro gram chairman and Betty continues as secretarytreasurer To add to the pleasure of the Christmas each member and guest is to bring one button for the Program This is in stead of bringing individual buttons to each member Mission Valley Extension Homemakers Mission V alley Extension Homemakers Club met in thehome of Kola Meckel Dec 1 at 11 am for the clubs Christmas luncheon A meal of turkey and all the trimmings was en joyed bs all Secret pal gifts were exchanged and names were drawn for the coming year Thirtytwo members and seven guests were pre sent Hostesses were Rola Meckel Lillian Esther Ruppel and Wilma The business meeting was con ducted after the Ruby Bretzke was the winner of the The club voted to give donations to several The next meeting will be Jan 5 at in the extension meeting Kiwanis At the 3 meeting at the Hotel sve welcomed an InterClub visit by five members from the Alamo Kiwanis Club of San which included Harvey Smith who had helped with the architectural planning when the Faust was Other members were William Martin Bill and Starr The program was given by Mona Lane of the Convention and Visitors Bureau of the Chamber of Com She outlined the steps in the project of downtown She told of the restoration face lift in Georgetown dealing with interiors and also the Seguin Main Street pro dealing with offices related to the She listed steps in commercial historical landscaping plans which should include parking and traffice circulation as well as some provisions for pigeon Plans should also include some provi sion for promoting nightlife by and apart ments Thus new prospects could look at the downtown area with greater chances of but she stressed that the greatest need is cooperation among all citizens Eagles Auxiliary The Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary met for a business meeting the Christmas party was discussed and it will be at 15 at Eagles Officers will be the Bring a gift if you would like to exchange Put your name in the package so the recipient can thank Draping of the charter was held for Madam President thanked all who helped in decorating the the joint Christmas party will be so get in your Meeting closed to meet for the next business meeting Officers meeting at New Braunfels Noon Lions Club The annual Christmas dinner and dance was held at Eagles Hall on 4 with 225 Noon Lions Lionesses and guests A social hour was followed by a fashion show by Salges Fashions and dancing to the music of Moonlight Lion Jack Knight and his hardworking arrangements com mittee had the hall decorated for the holiday Attendance prizes were awarded to a lucky member at each Many thanks to Lion Knight and his committee for plann ing an enjoyable Lion Ben Wheman reports that more than was donated as a result of the special benefit per formance of the movie Billy Calvin at Walnut 6 Theatre on All proceeds will be donated to the Texas Lions Crippled Childrens Camp at Special thanks to Robert son of Lion George for coordinating this event and making it possible to obtain the film and use of the theater for three Eveyone in attendance enjoyed a highly acclaim ed film which has received excellent Lion Gene Burr and his diabetes screening committee will be in action again on 14 at the TXI Cement plant on Hunter The commit tee will be working with Ramon Luna and his staff of Texas Public Health Nurses from A complete health screening clinic will be in operation and a wide variety of symptoms can be diagnosed as a result of the These clinics are free and organizations are urged to contact Lion Burr at 6258868 to schedule a clinic for their employees or Landa Garden Club Landa Garden Club had its annual Christmas luncheon at the Hotel Members and guests donated for the Comal County Emergen cy Childrens The table decorations were done by Charlotte Hostesses were Charlotte Tharp and Elsie Extension achievers DO YOU HAVE MILD TO MODERATE ASTHMA If we need volunteers to partici pate in a FDA approved clinical study for a new asthma Participants must be 12 years of age or and will be For more information call CENTRAL TEXAS HEALTH RESEARCH 705A Landa 6257612 Comal County Extension Homemakers held the annual Achievement Day program in November at St Anurews Lutheran Church m StarUviiie ADove left Dorothy Larson of the Canyon LaKe Club shows her quiil which won blue nbDons in local District 13 ana state com Above right Scrapbook awards went to from left Mary Poe Canyon Lake Club se cond Gurty Johnston Fischer Club third Mary Gruene first and Lillian Kosarek Cranes honorable mention Bracelets popularity means business for teen SMHHTMN lil Al Julie not part with the shirt off her tucK bui she M more than willing u sei ou the bracelet on her w rist Thi17 year old senior at French in ille shows of txing a Urn entrepreneur Since the of the she has created and sold atout of her OIKof a kind bracelets made from huge safet pins adorned with thai on one wnst ma be rhinestone encrusted and on another resemble Urn propellers or flower petals ith a inn handshake anil a reads smile the slender teen ajjer will pass you one uf her business cards ou happen to tioutique owner or store buyer 1 want people I inert when 1 go in lo a shop to take me seriously Julie said silting in the living room of her parents home in Simthlon Jules to friends call me Jules has sold the thick 2 inch wide bracelets to a junior and pre teen shop in as well as a shop in a Si Ixnns shopping center and boutiques in Palm Beach and Fort Worth She has shut away from ap proachmg larger stores to avoid be ing overburdened with demand and perhaps losing the uniqueness of her work So sales pitch is necessary Her best advertisement is the wrislwear itself Julie is her own walking man Ive sold more off my wrist than in any she surpris ed but pleased by her success When women stop her in the streets and ask whether her bracelet is for she willingly slips it off and pockets the Sentimentality doesnt get in the way of a sale 1 really dont have a 1 sell whatever 1 have on On especially frustrating when she cant seem to come up with the right design for her next Julie blames the whole idea of making the bracelets on her older bristle y said she it and In January the two were walking wanted me to buy it for her 1 think it along a sunm strevl in Palm Beach aUiui so 1 said its too Fla when Oinstie spied a bracelet but I think 1 can make you in a sJiop w indow one CREATE SOME SPARKLE Add a diamond insert ring to your solitaire One half carat of diamonds make up this lovely 14 karat gold ring i i m 332 Landa 6253122 CONSERNATION TIP WINTER 1 iil Bundle up this When Jack Frost comes nipping at your the first place youll head for is your warm But if your home isnt bundled up it just might leave you With winters chill your house will depend on insulation to keep the heated air in and the cold air Since most of the heat loss will be through your attic or start Installing attic insulation is an energysaving task you can easily do The idea of insulation is to create a barrier of During winter it fights off the cold and in the summer it resists When shopping for consider its Rvalue its degree of The higher the the better its insulat ing PEC recommends R26 for the attic and R13 for the walls This winter dont let your house be caught without its This is part of a series of informative reports developed by PEC to help you save energy and Johnson dnyon Dripping UKe Travis and MarMe
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