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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 18, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas Rotary names Les Thorn Senior Citizen of Quarter New Texas By DAVID 8ULLEN8 Editor and PubNtlwr tt was to a standing ovation that Lcs president of the Comal County Senior Citizens was pre sented the New Braunfels Rotary Clubs Senior Citizen of the Quarter award Wednesday at the clubs ly Presenting the club Presi dent Dennis Hermes told the group that Thorn organized and still man ages the communitys Meals On Wheels is a board member of the SOS food and works regularly at the Bargain the Johns Episcopal Church thrift And last but not Hermes you wouldnt be here today if it wasnt for He spearheaded the effort to purchase and renovate this new seniors Without him this could not have become a The club was meeting for the first time at the Senior Center of New Braunfels and Comal The Rotarians Wednesday also heard Kelly daughter of club Garden Ridge Holzapfel legacy The approximately 158 acres of the Forest Waters subdivision used to be the Holzapfel When its Edward Holzapfel died in October he left Boysville the largest single bequest in its Boysvil an institution for homeless invested to proceeds from the sale of this estate and from the valuable Bel gian stamp collection dedicate a new building on its campus to the a learned came from German in 1933 to purch ase his dream ranch in The land close to Bracken in Comal Coun ty has been deeded to settlers for the fist time in The Hill Country acreage had open pasture forests and a meandering One notable the oldest cedar in the stands as tall as a windmill and over looks from its hilltop the Forest Waters Spring Creek was renamed Holzapfel Run at the opening of subdivfsion1 and still flows Forest Waters lakes during wet Holzapfel also donated three acres located at Forest Waters Circle and to the city of Garden Ridge as a prospective site for a municipal The city chose to sell the plot and invest the money in other city Recycle Saturday Saturday is recycling day in Garden Between 9 and 2 the San Antonio Area Council of Girl Scouts will collect recyclables as a fund rais ing Councilman Jay Milliken initiated the recycling sche duled for the third Saturday of each Items to be accepted include news papers without advertising glass containers without metal or plastic heavier plastics 1 and 2 and aluminum Pickup location is the parking lot behind the municipal fronting Schoent hal Fire elections On the Bracken Volunteer Fire Department held its annual elec Martin Hendrix and Chuck Wet tier were elected to the board and incumbent Fred Moos was reelected Moos has voluntarily served the fire department almost since its inception in 1968 and was fire chief for 12 The fire departments has 11 board members and officers including Bob vice president Judy Wach secretary and Jerry Moos invites anyone interested to slop by the Firefighters Donald Zipp and Bill Hanz are avail able for tours of the station and to explain the To pUcc itemi of inlcretl in the Garden RJilge call Duchner Veterans memorial fund meeting set All post committee chairman and interested citizens are invited to attend a Veterans Memorial Committee meeting at 7 at the Veterans of Fore ign Wars Post Post Home at Canyon The committee will discuss how to raise the needed funds for the veter ans memorial in Landa For more information call 6250179 or member Carol Oravis and Robert speak of accomplishing A loser says I cant help Gra vis A winner says if it is to it is up to The meeting also featured a report by Geoff son of Rotarian Gary on his participation in Boys State activities The club sponsored that The New Braunfels Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at the Senior October 1991 Page 5A Les Sally Thorn looks on as New Braunfels Rotary Club President Dennis presents Les Thorn a plaque noting his selection as Senior Citizen of the Photo by David Sullens SHOP YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD DILLARDS AT ROLLING OAKS AND WINDSOR PARK MALLS The luxury of Royal Velvet Save 50 off the if perfect price of our Fieldcrestcotton classic towels in eight of the mostaskedfor colors i l EMPIRE GREEN TEA ROSE NAVY WHITE CHAMPAGNE GREEN MIST PEACH GLOW Now you can treat your family to Royal Velvet luxury at big savings plush combed cotton gives these towels a velvety touch soft enough for The generous 27x50 bath towels are big enough for And with loop terry on both theyre absorbent enough to dry Moms isnt it time to stock your linen closet Only 27x50 if perfect Only Hand if perfect Only if perfect Dillards SIIOI NOKTII IWiKAM IAKK AND WINUSOK MONDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY AKDS AND IKKIHT CAKDS
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