Friday, March 8, 1991

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 8, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas New Texas March 1991 Money pours in for family drive DALLAS AP Military chap lains are helping to coordinate a fluid raising drive for families of soldiers involved in Operation Desert The special fund will give grants and nointerest loans to families that need help meeting their financial Former Green Beret Sam Boyd announced Monday that he wanted to raise By the fund stood at he The phones lit up like a Christmas tree after the story said who challenged citizens to put your money where your ribbons are to help returning service personnel and their We are real pleased and excited with the response weve Weve actually had unemployed individuals send us and along with a note apologizing that they couldnt do said Boyd said came in Mon day for the which is being coordinated through the 95 military Anyone wishing to donate to Support Aid for Family Emergencies SAFE can call Desert Storm families needing financial aid can call chaplains in the DallasFort Worth In the next two an addi tional was Boyd Weve reached 25 percent of our and were getting great response from but we need corpo rate America to gird up their loans and do what they need to Boyd We know there are and various other problems that have to be but wars are not conve and sometimes we just have to make a way to do what has to be Boyd in some are los ing literally thousands of dollars a month since their spouse had to go into the others have lost half their They are going to be in substantial debt when that per son and there is no govern ment program to help them with that Boyd We feel we can relieve the fairly significant stress that most of these families are experiencing right Corporate sponsorships are being solicited for a military ball scheduled for March at a Dallas Revenue from tickets sold will go to the Desert Storm relief Anyone wishing to donate to Sup port Aid for Family Emergencies SAFE can call Desert Storm families needing finan cial aid can call Paddling along The citys Parks and Recreation Department this year has taken over the paddleboat concession at Landa The city bought new boats and the boathouse opened allowing visitors to the area a diffe rent view of the historic Photo by Erik Karlsson Facing cleanup mess tarnishes first burst of euphoria in Kuwait KUWAIT CITY AP The daunting task of cleaning Aip after a sevenmonth occupation that devastated Kuwait is deflating the initial liberation Kuwaitis have The Army Corps of Engineers has begun a Jniilion 90day push to restore essential services such as electricity and as well as repair roads and But for individual resuming normal lives and going back to work means facing the orgy of destruction by Iraqi Government buildings were particularly hardhit by the which ended when allied forces swept into the a week ago and Iraqi troops Kuwaitis loudly celebrated their embracing allied But that initial sentiment has begun to give way to When you think where we were and see the destruc you regret all the lost said Ali ian announcer on Radio Its years of our lives How many years is it going to take us to rebuild The same thoughts were echoed across town by Ali Al who as the citys chief engineer was busy inspecting bridges and sewer The city looks Its very depress he Most Kuwaitis dont venture out after much less after the curfew imposed under martial The lack of electricity in the city makes navigating the roads at night a frightening The Army Corps is bringing in generators to get street lighting since it will probably be two more weeks before power is restored to the officials have But repairing government buildings is the single biggest task facing 200member Corps said its spokes man Jim Many official facilities were and the utilities are crammed with unexploded The Iraqis wired plants to destroy them but many of the munitions didnt explode in the Iraqis rush to get out of town as allied for ces ALLERGY SUFFERERS DO YOU HAVE A RUNNY NOSE IN THE SPRINGTIME OR YEARROUND If we need volunteers with runny nose or other symptoms to participate in the study of an Skin physician and lab tests provided at no Qualified subjects will also be compensated If please call 6299036 CENTRAL TEXAS HEALTH RESEARCH 705A Landa New Braunfels The faculty and staff of Canyon Middle School would like to thank the following Job Fair participants who so generously gave of their time to make this event very successful Fort Bliss tropps expected Patriot crews among those returning J FORT Texas AP Its the news this towns been waiting The first of more than sol diers sent to the Persian Gulf for Desert Storm were sche duled to come home The Pentagon said Thursday that 300 soldiers from the llth Air Artillery were scheduled to at Biggs Army Airfield at International news media were to be in town for the stations planned to broadcast live and post officials are expected a Jiuge I hope it will be a exciting demonstration of how glad everyone is that theyre coming home that they came home as post I expect that there will be a lot of emotion from the families and a lot Jrom the because Fort Bliss means a lot to the civilian Among the returning troops will be Patriot crew who basked in jhe success of the weapon that blasted Iraqi Scud Back the soldiers have been nicknamed preparations were being made at Fort Hood for the arri of 900 possibly on Satur Seven hundred members of the Cavalry Division and 200 mem ibers of the 2nd Armored Division ivere tentatively scheduled to arrive Saturday at Robert Gray Army Also expected this weekend are iabout 350 members of the 217th Eva puation Hospital who will arrive at iKelly Air Force Base in San kaid Julie About 250 jpf those soldiers are from San Banners and American flags already were going up at Biggs and ground El Paso in anticipation of the I The soldiers were to arrive on a Boeing 747 to the patriotic tunes of jhe 62nd Army a patriotic show from a Fort Bliss troupe and the joy pus cheers of friends and I know that my husband is prob jibly theres a 99 percent chance ties on that plane coming but we wont know for sure until this after said Diane support group leader for the an element of the llth Valencia said her teenagers planned to greet their in their ROTC uniforms and to hold up posters they We have three huge trees out in the were tying white and blue ribbons on one tree and yellow ribbons on other she Were Were climbing ladders and tying She said her husband has already put in his dinner order beer and Mex ican The homecoming will be the first of about six months of special activities planned for the returning When the soldiers theyll be given packages containing cou pons for free or discounted items at area said Wes Chamber of Commerce executive The chamber also arranged for a motorcycle escort for buses tak ing the soldiers to Fort Diane Baderhospiul pharmacist Gary Birdphysician Basel Boatrightdetective Sam Bretzkemechanical engineer Damon Buehrermarine biology Troy Jimmy Castillofuneral director Randy Coffeenavy recruiter Gloria CooperState Department Stacy Martha Ellisextension service Lydia Feltnermerchandising Tim Flachpharmacist Victor Garciacareer planning Mauro Garzalab technician George Gitchopilot Janine Greenmanaging editor Mike GristSafe City Iris HaeckerParks DepL Brad Herbelinpest control Frances Heilmanday care Rita Kaufmanbanker Lavaine Kesterpurchasing agent Tim Kolbedeputy sheriff Dorothy Layneactress Lana Martinday care Pat Mathisveterinarian Stanley Merrittarmy recruiter Tim Morrisstockbroker Jim Pipkinpetroleum engineer Yvonne Pipkinstewardess Dave James Racanellipublic relations Patricia Rasorextension service Margaret Rendonair traffice control Dennis Rhoadstnterior decorator Rhoads Loddie Roedersports medicine Ray Schochaccountant Gwen Scottnurse Juan Serdajuvenile probation Greg Simmonssportscaster Felicia Thompsonmodel Don Tillerbanker Lizzie Trevinocase worker James Vaughanreal estate Judy Watsontravel agent Janie Wilsoncosmetologist John Wommackpolice officer What do you see on the Horizon for New Braunfels as we get closer closer to the year 2000 C fi New Braunfels has always been a hard working I see the need to reevaluate our master plan so that we can better plan for the development of our I see the city and county having a better working therefore the possibility of saving tax dollars for both As we grow we will have environmental so there is the need for legislative control to help with our man made Let us always look not to the many challenges Lorraine Kraft New Braunfels City Council HORIZONS 91 Its Sunday March 1991 HeraldZtitung