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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 4, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas Page 4 New Texas June 1991 The Baptist Memorial Hospital Systems AlrLife helicopter settles at Station 1 near Canyon and is opened to a group of emergency medical personnel and for a demonstration of its uses and In use is a Bell 412 helicopter powered by a Pratt Whitney twin Photos by Douglas State AirLife lands for a closer look By DOUGLAS KIRK CANYON LAKE The Canyon Lake AreaComal County Volunteer Emergency Medical Service hosted a visit Saturday by the Baptist Memor ial Hospital Systems BMHS Air Life helicopter from San The Bell 412 helicopter was piloted by John Fluke and touched down at Station 1 near Canyon Dam for a demontration of its Air Life serves locations within a 150mile radius of San Antonio for emergency response and hospital We can reach Canyon Lake within 12 to 14 said flight nurse Preston It takes us only about five minutes to get into the 24 hours a seven days a 365 days a The Bell helicopter has the same body as the Huey used by the military and made famous by service in It has a twin engine made by Pratt The helicopter has the capability of transporting a patient on a stretcher or several seated The advantage of a helicop ter for transporting critically injured patients is the speed with which the patient can be take to a medical trau ma center where physicians are stand ing In paramedics and other Children crawl into the cockpit of the air checking out instru ment panels and flight Concerned citizens and area emergen cy personnel were able to examine its supply and service EMS personnel think in terms of the Golden the critical period immediately following an accident in which a patient must get medical attention if he is to maximize his chances of Since no one knows when and where an accident will time is between the moment of the accident and the arrival of EMS volunteers on the Once a patient is stabilized at the he must be transported to a hospital Herald Marketing Rep Meet Janice Mann HeraldZeitung marketing representative Janice Schwab Mann recently sat in with the German speaking Stam mtisch group at the Plaza Diner in New held her But then the last time anyone accused Janice of not being able to communicate was the day before she learned how to To be being able to speak German and English is a talent that comes In handy In a place like New Braun But even this ability does not scratch the surface of Janices real skills as a To get the flavor of that you would have to talk to the many local advertising accounts she consults with each They have learned that her greatest asset Is the ability to communicate their Important advertising messages to our readers and their Janice works hard to trans late events or special sales Into concise and Interesting language that will gain attention and deliver the Intended Janice SchwabMann a speaking marketing representative whose special linguistic abil ity Is translating her adver tisers messages Into New Braunfels HeraldZeitung 707 Londo where doctors can begin their Transportation times eats into the Golden which is why in critical cases ambulances drive quickly to the If a helicopter is transportation time is reduced and the patients chances of survival are BHMS paramedic Alan Lewis showed Canyon Lake EMS volun teers how to approach the how to load the patient onto the flight and where various equipment is stored on the Pointing to a position behind the exhaust pipes on the crafts tail Lewis said sometimes it gets Imagine responding to a car acci dent in the middle of the night Its the helicopter engines are roar the blades are producing 90 mile per hour downwinds and somebody needs something from the If you walk into the rotor just youll be DOS dead on the Dont ever go near the tail Lewis There are never any inju ries when that happens only About 50 persons attended the two hour which was open to the public as well as healthcare Douglas Kirk is a freelance writer and photogra pher who lives at Canyon Incentives among budget gimmicks AUSTIN AP State Comptroller John Sharp said encouraging competi tion among state agencies and private companies may be one of the up to 450 suggestions he has to save the state billion without cutting Ann Richards and legislative leaders in February ordered the comptroll ers office to scour state agencies for suggestions on saving money and increas ing The state is facing a projected budget shortfall of Sharp announced last week that the 100 auditors conducting the Texas Per formance Review had uncovered at least billion in So he has been reluctant to provide details of possible saying that agencies already are scurrying to protect their Every one of them the ideas is going to make but every one of them is going to have a price political price Sharp The report is due July in time for the Legislature to consider when they write the state budget during a special session Richards has said she will call July Lawmakers put the task off until completion of the New DHS agency head takes over AUSTIN AP Burt a 22year employee at the Texas Department of Human assumed his new duties as commissioner of the belea guered My goal as commissioner will be to provide stability this agency needs to continue serving Raiford said He was unanimously selected by the DHS board to lead the agency after former commissioner Ron Lindsey resi who was appointed to the job in August 1989 by Bill Cle resigned amid criticism from lawmakers for budget problems at the Lindsey said the budget problems were due to increasing services mandated by the federal government and the growing number of people depending on welfare Nation rights groups trade charges WASHINGTON AP President Bush is appealing to Southern Democra tic congressmen to stick with him on civil rights and oppose an anti discrimination bill backed by their partys With the House preparing for its longawaited vote on competing civil rights bills both sides waged vigorous efforts to persuade undecided lawmakers while accusing the other of unfairly politicizing the Attorney General Dick Thornburgh and other administration officials met privately on Monday with a dozen House most of them South em World Slovenia announces its secession Yugoslavia AP The republic of Slovenia has formally notified the federal parliament that it will secede from Yugoslavia by June Yugoslav media reported The notice says despite the proclamation of Slovenia would be willing to negotiate with other Yugoslav republics on eventual joint interests or a possible loose the Borba newspaper The small northern republic urged immediate negotiations on how federal institutions would operate on its territory in the interim period until full sove reignty is Borba We can finally stand up and shout about Its The HeraldZeitung Visitors Guide has been designated by the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce as the authorized and official New Braunfels Visitors To say the were We arc excited not only because of The Chambers designation but because of the commitment we have made to make our Summer Visitors Guide something The Chamber would be proud to be associated As a business that depends on attracting some of the that is spent by tourists in New Braunfels each you will be interested in knowing about these improvements For our Summer Visitors Guide will consist of 32 tabloid pages chock full of exciting and informative stories on what there is for a visitor to do To attract greater the cover will be in full Distribution is geared to get this high readership product into the hands of the people who need it the most by way of motel and condo convenience rack copies of The HeraldZeitung on Fridays and Sundays and at The Chamber The typical tourist stays in New Braunfels 25 That is a short window of time to deliver your important advertising message and to get your share of the Increase your odds dramatically by being a part of The New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce official Summer Visitors Call us today to reserve Copy deadline is June rald Zrltung 6i59144
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