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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 16, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas Page 6A New Texas June 1991 City government JVew technology changing fire service careers By ROBERT New Braunfelt Department As the fire service of today becomes more there is an increased interest by young men and women who consider this to be a Worthwhile This article attempts to describe the elements which make up the fire service today and what an individual considering this as a career might dp to enhance his or her chances of joining the The fire service has experienced great change in the past 20 New technology has created a world of complex problems which the fire service must Hazard ous chemicals in the workplace or in new plastics and synthetics used in construction and the automo bile industry are just a The realization that contact ingestion and or inhalation of the by products of combustion may be responsible for the premature deaths of many in the fire service today is of great The recent develop ments in emergency medicine admi nistered by paramedicfirefighters in the field have created a demand for better more dynamic per Todays firefighter must be able to comprehend the complexities of the world which he has vowed to He must insure that the safest methods of fire suppression and rescue are utilized to protect himself and Persons considering a career in this rewarding field should realize that the emphasis is no longer on a strong Todays prospective firefighter must be extremely literate with a broad knowledge College courses in fire science are prerequis ites to employment in many depart There has been a shift to hiring only certified firefighters with prefer ence given to those who are also certi fied In order to acquire basic certifica tion one must enroll in a statecertified fire The basic course consists of 400 hours of train both in the classroom and in the The cost of this schooling can be very expensive if the student lives in an area far from the training Some students then go on to receive paramedic Paramedic certifi cation consists of over 600 hours of hospital and field Cost of the classes alone is approximately In addition to basic fire and emergency medical prospective firefighters must be in excellent physical As the fire service becomes more professional and the world becomes more the demands placed upon the firefighter of the future can only For further information concerning the fire service as a contact the New Braunfels Fire Department at Acquaticnews By TIM DEAN Aquatic Superintendent The New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department is splashing into its summer aquatic Swimming lessons are offered in five session throughout the The first concluded Friday and the second begins Additional sessions begin July July 22 and August All sessions run for two weeks with classes meeting Monday through Fridays serve as makeup Lessons are eight sessions at 45 minutes Deadline for registra tion is one week prior to the first class of each Each session has a fee of per Swim lessons for groups such as private organizations or day care centers are available on request and pool Skill levels include advanced intermediate and Ages for lessons range from Water Babies 6 months to 3 years up to 12 Adult swim lessons also will be GOODWYCAR GOODYEAR CELEBRATES A VERY SPECIAL 4TH OF JULY ARRIVA Free Jreadllle Warranty Free Quality Plus Warranty PERFORMANCE TRUCK iAGLi GA Fret Treadllfo SIZE 6IOEW PRICE Ho Ntedtd DS 2IV70M WS OBI 2V70H 76 95 1 1 91 76 1100 26 66 91 06 31 Ollni vi PMETRIC OUTLINE WHITE LETTER PRICE No Trade Needed FVOW7M1I4 PU5f7jHl5 P357MU5 BS 41 186 fi6 METRIC Free Troadllfe Warranty BLACKWALL No Trade No Trade Needed 1551113 I65IIU 13195 tSAIAmericm DECATHLON Free Treadllfo Warranty WHITEWALL No Trade No Trade Needed 1 14 15 riB COUPON OIL CHASSIS OIL FILTER Drain dill with up lo livo quarts major brand Imolor lubricalc chassis and inslall now oil lillor Mosl vehicles Includes Pmveniivc Mamlonanco Chock I Tuo 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will have learned sills that are required for All students will be certifed in Emergen cy Water Safety and will learn both lifeguarding skills and pool For more contact the Park Office at Fundralsing tool By APRIL GOLDSMITH Special Projects Director In any nonprofit the ability to raise funds directs the ability to run a wellmanaged In the Texas Historic Commis sion recognized this need and created a grant writing program for Main Street Two years the program grew and now each Main Street City hosts the annual Grant Writing Seminar each and teach ers include Anice director of the Texas Main Street Program and raiser of more than and Don a fundraiser in who raised millions of dollars in grant funds for homes for emotion ally disturbed Foundation funding and corporate grants offer organizations the salva tion needed to compete capital improvement buy a expand operations or create a new The Texas Historic Com mission that the first step is to learn how and where to solicit In New Braunfels will host one of these grant writing The seminar covers all aspects of grant funding including foundation research to assure good matches between foundations and The first day of each workshop involves lectures and The second all participants will write their own The Spphienburg Musuem and Archives had a rep resentative at the seminar last year who wrote the grant to purchase the Old City Hall building to house the archives during the Cost of the seminar is about For more plajse contact the Main Street Project office at Information for this column is provided by rep resentatives of various city departments and pub lished on alternate Announcing the Opening of the Law Office of Dcaiiya 260 Castell New Braunfels 6253443 Attorneys Speak deadline to mail in legal ques tions is June Qualified legal profes sionals will answer your questions Any legal question pertaining to Litigation Tax Law Wills Sr Probate Family Law Real Estate Criminal Law Civil Law Send your question in today ISSUE DATE July 2nd Questions must be received by June 28 Mail to The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung The Attorneys Speak Box 311328 New 78130 Attorneys Speak Question Form Mail to The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung The Attorneys Speak Box 311328 New 78130 Benefits Trust You Choose CD Current Interest Front End Sales Market Taxdeferred Avoidance of Withdrawal Call for more AGENCffiT 6257502 447 Seguin Serving New Braunfels for over 30 years Benefits Trust Announcing Management Change At New Braunfels Title Effective May 14th Leonora Wolfe retired from her position as Manager of New Braunfels Title Company after 27 years of service to the Succeeding Wolfe is Thomas Curtis who comes to New Braunfels from Curtis has been in the Title Industry since 1965 during which time he was manager of Kincy Abstract Company in Greenville and President of Hunt County which operated both Kincy Abstract Company and Sabine Title Company in Greenville as well as Waxahachie Abstract and Title Company in Curtis and the rest of the staff at New Braunfels Title Company pledge to their customers the same quality service as in the past together with a continuing effort toward Thomas Curtis Let Our Experienced Staff Help You With Your Title Service Needs Gloria Closer Shirley Closer Helen Title Supervisor Dawn Escrow Officer Betty Order Clerk Johnnie Policies Karl Abstractor Nancy Abstractor Roma Abstractor Kathy Searcher Becky Closers Secretary FOR THEIR RANTIES AND CREDIT TERMS M7E OR LOCAL MXEI OR llfflCHAROCI FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION WILL IE AN EXTRA See Us For The Best Title Service In Texas New Braunfels Title Co Home Owned Operated 243 South Seguin New Texas 5126257553 San Antonio 5126588200
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