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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 20, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas                                NewBraunfels April Oetty Mfirah Green S Advocacy director steps down By ROSE MARIE EASH HeraklZeitung Going to court is scary for especially a So having a friend like Bet ty Marsh program director for Comal County Child to explain things and be your without expecting you to choose is very im Green re tired Thurs day after serving as the director for four but she will still be serv ing the chil dren of Comal We are happy that Betty has served iis so well for so long and that she will contin ue to with us as a board member and an said Bob CASA board CASA volunteers talk to family social school health providers and others knowl edgeable about a childs his and review all records on the child in order to pre pare a recommendation for the court that protects the childs They also explain whats happening in court in prepa ration for the complicated legal proceedings the child may be exposed to in the Were court appointed CASA stands for court appointed special Green Were appointed to work with children who are victims of abuse or neglect or and are involved in court We help them to under stand whats going let them know that theyve got a she Our main objective is whats in the best interest of the Green will be honored by the Comal County Commis sioners Court at next weeks session with a resolution in her honor recognizing her out standing service to the chil dren of Comal The new program director is Jackie Her a IdZe it 410 S 0 W E S T II I C R 0 P U E 1 S H I N G 2627 E Y AND ELL DR 79903 172 Serving Comal County Home of Sergio Goode 50 Cents 75 Cents Sunday 107 TASB to find new CISD superintendent By ROSE MARIE EASH The Comal Independent School District board of trustees hired Texas Association of School Boards superintendent search con sultant Don Killough to find a new CISD superintendent by August Killough met with the board Monday night to develop a schedule for the which begins today with advertisements placed with Education the American Association of School and the Texas Association of School board agreed that the search should be conducted The search will include meetings with the the staff and the as well as school visits by in order to develop a profile of the desired superin Letters inviting specific groups to the meetings will be but the sessions will be open to the We dbnt want to leave anyone said The meetings are open t6 anyone who wants to The meetings will be conducted by Kil No board members or other admin istrative staff will be Jeanie CISD superintendents will take The meetings will be held at the Central Office in New except for the teachers which will be held at Frazier Killough said he would be asking par ticipants what they consider the out standing feature of the what they would tell a prospective candidate needs to be and what characteristics they would seek in a According to the purpose of the meetings is to give any citizen who wishes the opportunity to make comments regarding the selection of a new superin Comments will be summarized and a profile developed to be used in evaluating TASB will immediately begin recruiting The district has already received 29 Mendez Killough advised the board that salaries for districts of CISDs size average He asked for agreement that the current salary be and the board said they knew that a salary increase would be nec Blaze leaves local family of four homeless Local Red Peter and Paul provide support By ROSE MARIE EASH HeraldZeitung The local Red Cross and Peter and Paul Church are pro viding aid to the Gonzales family whose home was destroyed by fire on The Red Cross has provided emergency housing and medical care for the family and Peter and Paul Church is collecting food and money to Everything was said Monsignor Eugene OCallaghan of Peter and They had to buy clothes for the girls to go to school this morn OCallaghan They are very deserving of our Reynaldo and Diane Gonzales aridtheir two children and were not at home at the time of the Gonzales is a diabetic who is blind and is a double amputee with kidney His wife performs dialysis treat ments for her husband five times a According to she is currently administering the procedure in the couples van until other arrangements can be She said she is counting her blessings despite the just thank the good Lord he was with said Diane Gon If Rey had been in I dont think I could have gotten him We appreciate every thing everyone has done for According to Shirley Offer Red Cross coordinator for volunteer services for Comal the familyhas insurance and their needs will be taken care of on an emergency basis until a determination can be made as to permanent The New Braunfels Fire Department responded to the call at The blaze caused an estimat ed damage to the mobile which sets on Lot 36 in the Country Village Mobile Home Fire Marshall John Berber said the cause appeared to be a short circuit in the kitchen based on an investigation at the Monsignor OCallaghan said donations may be brought to the church office or those interested in helping may call Peter and Paul at The two girls were at the church when the fire New Braunfels firefighters respond to a house fire Sunday which left a family Residents interested in providing assistance to the family may call Peter and Paul Church at Photo by Karla Congregation dedicates new Peace Lutheran building By GARY CARROLL HeraldZeitung Members of Peace Lutheran Church in New Braunfels dedicated their new church located at 1147 South Walnut Sunday The Peace Lutheran congregation began in 1987 as a sister church to Paul Lutheran and had been meeting in the Memorial Primary Peace Lutheran Southwestern Texas Synod Bishop Henry father of Peace Lutheran Pastor David was on hand to take part in the dedica tion of the new church building which has been in use since March This is the house of the Lord our said Bishop And it is in his name that we dedicate this place for Gods Pastor Schulte said that not only does the new building provide a more perma nent place from which to perform the but also a place from which to become more involved with the entire New Braunfels Schulte said the possibility of the build ing being used for adult continuing edu cation courses was a Pastor Schulte said the new building will be able to handle the steadily increasing and because of the increasing a second ser vice may be a necessity in the near Schulte said the congregation size has increased from approximately 80 to around 125 Schulte told the overflow crowd of 250 that the building was built with the future in The way our architects designed this building is that each component is Schulte So as we continue to we wont have to lose what we have at this we can just add on to Chamber supports 18 amendments to city charter By GARY CARROLL HeraldZeitung The New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce announced its sup port of the 18 amendments to the city charter during its April Board of Directors meeting Mon day City charter amendments on the ballot deal with election pro pay scales for council and council member term The board did not take a posi tion on the amendments to the state Several board members said without enabling legislation to fully explain the it would be better to not take a position as a Board Member Rusty Brock man said he was concerned with the wording of the especially Proposition which would not allow state mandated education programs without state It would be nice to know that if theyre going to mandate pro grams that there would be some money coming down from the state to fund Brockman But Brockman said he wasnt sure the language of the amend ment would remain the same after it was passed and written into the Other board members voiced concern that should the amend ments be accepted by to change any one of them in the future would take another con stitutional Brockman announced also a May 11 graduation ceremony at the Civic Center for the charter class of the Leadership New In other chamber business The Chamber will observe Small Business May 9 to May during which time the Small Business Person of the Year will be The Legislative Affairs Com mittee recommended the Cham ber in objec tives of the United States Cham ber of Commerces National Busi ness A membership drive began to attract 125 new members and in new dues Board members were urged to show their support for contin ued favorable rulings on the aquifer and will observe Aquifer April 19 to April Inside Stammtisch Inside WATER 2 The HeraldZeitung invites readers to submit items to to the Sophienburg Archives and members of the German Stammtisch represents a sitting place reserved for a group of special people or a time for members of a community to share the days See more Stammtisch on page Best Wishes The HeraldZeitung sends Birthday wishes to Sergio Andrea Jaime Lenny Leos and Anna Belated Birthday wishes go to Rosalyn Blush Bowl 93 Blush Bowl 93 Canyon High School versus New Braunfels High School powderpuff football game will be held April 24 at Unicorn Stadium at New Braunfels High Junior Varsity to play at 6 Varsity to play at Tick ets are in advance at both high schools and at the Pro ceeds to benefit Senior Class Project Graduation Call 6293931 for Earth Day Clean Up Residents of Rivercrest Heights Neighborhood Association will hold its Earth Day Park Clean Up 8 to noon April Residents are asked to bring garbage bags and Work committees are being formed in Call 6292262 or 629 Small Business of the Year The Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce names it 1993 Small Business of the Year winner for See the recipients with their award on Page   

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