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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 28, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas Page 6A New Texas July 1991 Community Council installs officers The Community Council of South Central Texas Board of Directors held its annual meeting July New offic ers for the 199091 program year were They include Lorenzo Yankee chairman Frio County Judge Sid 1st vice chair man Bandcra County Judge Ray 2nd vice chairman William secretary Hortensia Hernan treasurer and Linden Wheel In addition to the regular business Executive Director Louis Ramirez presented plaques to the cur rent Dinner was Teen Connection Director Nancy points out a fourseasons mural that helps brighten the which operates separate emergency shelters for boys artd ages Hand mark the depar ture of someone aided by the Photos by Annelies Schlickenrleder Options for learning Coffered by Teen Connection Ipy ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer The Teen Connection at 1414 Antonio in New Braunfels is an organization offering youth arid ihcir families options for living and according to Nancy kids today arent aware of Options they Ncy We i give them an opportunity to know dif ferent ways of They dont have k follow in the footsteps of family fnembers involved in crime or We arc in the business of giving pco pie different The Teen Connection operates separate emergency shelters for boys and ages The shelters arc a 30day crisis intervention program for kids with problems ranging from runaways to lifethreatening domestic situations like family conflict and A parent or child calls saying were about to kill each Ncy Rather than having to run a child can come to the shelter for a period of time and receive All programs at the center arc heavy on Ncy We believe strongly in group and family she The girls shelter is at the Teen Con nections main building on San Anto nio Street and the was opened in October 1990 on Coma Tccn Connection leased the Comal Street location from the city of New Braunfels for 20 years for the cost of which came to Ney In September Teen Connec tion started an alternative school which features two large two certified and a fulltime The school is for up lo 20 middle and high school students who arc having trouble with the regular school The alternative school is a usually one year or program that focuses on getting the student back into the Social skills and emotional stabili ty are Ney The ulti itrate goal is to prevent dropouts of highrisk and atrisk Students at the alternative school have all the same subjects taught at regular schools and bring their books with them from their regular Both the New Braunfels Indepen dent School District and the Comal United Independent School District have been very helpful and Ncy Each school district pays for one teacher at the Ney is presently working to imple ment a teen dropout prevention program in which the cen ter will arrange free day care during school hours and teach nutrition arid child development to teen Counseling services at Teen Con nection include assessment testing to help fill in the missing pieces to help determine what direction counseling of a client should The test ing fee compares to 1000 that profes sional testing elsewhere would A masters level therapist is on contract to the Parenting classes and an outreach program have also been very Community support is what makes the Teen Connection Ncy Schlitlcrbahn provides the shel ters with free passes for clients and Ken Lucns of the Longhom Grill lets the came lo his restaurant once a mould for a free meal and has made arrangements for other restaurants to do the A lot of these kids have never in their lives to a Ney This give them an opportunity lo social The community also helps the shel ters will Iicc movie and bowling pas Ncy The United Way has also been wonderful to she The dynamic local jxioplc arc so involved insupport Our community sup port is just wonderful for a town of this The help provide by the United Way really helps Tccn Connection to A Gift to the 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