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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 24, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas New Braunfels Sunday January Serving Comal Home of Amy Harborth 48 Daily 50 Sunday 75 cents presented with Chambers Besserung Award David shakes hands with outgoing Chamber of Commerce chairman Charles Berger after being awarded with the Besserung Award during Friday nights ahnual by Karla Wenzel Chamber luet honors By Gary Carroll Staff Writer The New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce honored with the Beserung Award at its annual banquet Friday The Beserung or community betterment is the Chambers citizen of the year and was given to David for his more than 30 years of service and involvment in the owner of Brauntex was honored for his past involvement in community His past accomplishments include President of New Braunfels President of Presidnt of the Board of City Development and President of Comal County Chamber of Commerce as well as involvment in numerous civic and church joined on stage by his said an emotional thank you to the audience after a standing ovation and thanked his wife Nancy for all of her Were extremely proud to get this award and to be a part of mis David Outgoing Chairman of the Board Charles Berger said Davids dedication to the community was unequaled and lauded his efforts toward bettering New citys educators By Gary Carroll Staff Writer The theme for the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerces 74th Annual Banquet was Students today Leaders and was dedicated to the community leaders who have worked so hard to support excellence in Chairman of the Board Charles told the audience that community involvement is the key to New Braunfels Each of us should play a part in our communitys Berger What we accomplish as a Chamber causes other entities to Friday evening was designed to pay tribute to those community members and Chamber members who have given to the and worked hard to ensure that the children of Comal County receive the best opportunity for the highest quality The Chairman of the Chambers Education Ray said the Chamber had made great strides in fostering a positive educational environment for the children of New The Chamber has designed a Comal County 2000 a spinoff the America 2000 program which sets educational goals for the students in the This new program represents our ongoing effort to support education in New Braunfels and Comal The gavel was passed from outgoing chairman Charles Berger to Mike Dietert Friday Schoch Schoch mentioned the success of the Perfect See Page 9A Chamber receives national HOSTS award By Gary Carroll Staff Writer The New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce was honored with a national award for its involvment in supporting education within Comal William chief executinve officer and founder of the HOSTS Help One Student To Succeed traveled from the state of Washington to personally bestow the honer upon the himself school told the audience that individuals can make a diference in the future of their children by becoming actively involved in their Gibbons reminisced about when he quit school and went to work on a farm bailing His history teacher drove out to the farm one day and stopped him while he was working and told him one thing that changed his He Bill Gibbons you have Come back 1 will help See Page 2A Two New Braunfels firefighters battle the fire that destroyed River a sports campground structure on the Guadalupe early Saturday Photo by John Huseth Arson suspected in one of two weekend blazes Herber rules River Rats fire as an accident By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff Writer Fire Marshal John Herber said it appears that arsonists struck again this weekend as the New Braunfels Fire Department responded to two more structure One was probably said the investigator on both There was no electricity or gas on in the structure and I found evidence that an accelerator was The structure was an empty house that was being used as a storage facility for the Rosedale Apartments According to residents of the apartment complex juveniles and transients were frequently seen in the Herber said he had no suspects at this but the investigation is Three engines and two EMS units responded to that call at Friday The structure was lost no damage estimates are available at this The second fire consumed River a Guadalupe River sports campgrounds on the river Herber said that fire was an Im going to say it was misuse of a said It was the fireplace had not been used in like 10 years and it was improperly Coals spilled out the cleanout on the outside of the fireplace and ignited tubes that were stacked out Herber said the tube storage and the dried leaves that had accumulated on the property caused the fire to quickly accelerate and Three two EMS units and a tanker responded to the blaze at 137 North River River Rats offered camp rafting and tubing The structure was a total but no monetary damage estimates are yet Herber said there was no connection between these two latest structure fires and fires earlier this Index 2 22 Pages ARTS ft ENTERTAINMENT 8A WATER Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung sends Birthday wishes to Terry Joe Amy Alana Randall Laura Ann Larry Lehr and Aimee Nicole Monday birthday wishes go to Opie Belated birthday wishes go to Arno Erica Schmidt and Jared Anniversary wishes go to John and Margaret Business advisory program A Business Counselor from the University of Texas at San Antonio School of Business will be in the Chamber of Commerce office all day The counseling which is a part of the Business Advisory program of the is confidential and free of Many area businesses have taken advantage of this service receiving valuable information on every aspect of running a business including the business cash taxes and many Call the chamber pffice at 6252385 to make an appointment or receive additional Girl Scout Cookies The 1993 Girl Scout Cookie Sale in New Canyon Spring Branch and Bulverde will continue through Cookies can be bought from neighborhood Girl Scouts and at Girl Scout Booth sales around the For many this first experience in They learn money management and goal They gain selfrespect in learning the importance of completing a Proceeds from the sale support girls in this community in a variety of for camp and math and science Call Carla at 9804042 or Janelle For Home Delivery Call 6259144 30 Seconds Lottery Numbers AUSTIN AP Here are the results of the Lotto Texas winning numbers drawn Saturday by the Texas Lottery The estimated Lotto Texas jackpot is
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