Tuesday, September 21, 1993

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 21, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas TUESDAY Three County volleyball teams play 50 CENTS COUNTDOWN 448 DAYS New Braunfels Sesquicentennial March March New Braunfels 8 Pages in one section Sept Serving Comal County Home of DANNY GARCIA I Vol 141 NO 217 INSIDE 2 STAMMXISCH Birthday wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes Danny Garcia Larry Allen Hattie Anthony Juanita Sandoval Carlos Ramirez Justin Urias Mireya Morales Rey Castillo Bracken VFD Ladies Aux meeting The Bracken Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will meet today at at the Firehouse Community Hall Canyon High Friends of Education meeting Canyon High School Friends of Education will meet Tuesday Sept 28 at 6 in the high school library To be eligible for the scholar ship drawing members must have joined by Nov Collegiate as well as vocation al scholarships will be awarded Dr Jerry Major district superin tendent will give a brief talk on school taxes and facilities AARP meeting on tap today The American Association of Retired Persons AARP will meet today at the Senior Citizen Center at Refreshments will be served at 9 Members should bring items for a white elephant sale and members with September birth days should bring cookies New members and guests are welcome People Against Violent Crimes meeting Thursday People Against Violent Crimes will meet this Thursday at at the Comal County Senior Citizens Center The public is invited to attend The guest speaker will be Mr Martin Allen court administrator at the Comal County Courthouse Items accepted at Fair tomorrow The Comal County Fair will be accepting items for exhibit in the areas of arts crafts photogra phy baking canning antiques preserving1 agriculture clothing handwork heirlooms and horti culture on Wednesday Sept 22 For additional information please consult the fair tabloid or contact Mozelle at 1SOS Special ribbons with the 100th commemorative seal will be given for winners Elderhostel alums invited to be on host team Elderhostel alums are invited to be on the host team of the local Elderhostel sponsored by the Historic Museums Associa tion Oct 38 Call Clyde Blackman at 629 1572 to be an ambassador The group will meet at the Sophienburg Museum 401 West Coll 5 today for orientation Stammtisch The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung invites its readers to submit items to Stammtisch According to the Sophienburg Archives and members of the German community Stammtisch represents a sit ting place for members of the community to gather and share the days happenings We invite you to share with Peace on the Plaza participants say they are fortunate By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer Several participants of Saturdays Peace on the Plaza said the event has caused them to real ize how lucky they are and has spurred them to take action by helping with Habitat for Humani ty Peace on the Plaza was an all night event held this weekend in the New Braunfels Utilities park ing lot It was sponsored by Habitat for Human ity and several area churches More than 70 area students participated in the event The purpose of the event was to teach area students and passersby about the problems of the homeless and how they can help through Habitat for Humanity Canyon High School student Matthew Flume 17 said he had a great time at the event It was an experience that changed my he said 1 now have a new perspective on how the homeless live and the hardships they go through Flume who is president of the CHS student council said he will sharing what he has learned with other student council members I hope to see what we can do to get something started in student he said Canyon High School student Aimee Westfall said the event gave her the opportunity to meet a lot of new people and leam a little about what its like to be homeless I dont know if I learned exactly what its like to be homeless but I educated myself a she said Westrall said she hopes to work with the Habi tat for Humanity chapter in New Braunfels when the group starts building its first home Samuel Clemens High School student April Harris 15 said the event helped her appreciate what she has I learned not to take what I have for she said Harris said participants slept for about an hour and a half on cardboard boxes I wouldnt want to do that every she said Some of thexother activities during the event included eating a dinner of cold Beanie Weanies that was distributed in trash bags drinking from a water hose hearing from speakers for Habitat for Humanity and a homeless shelter in San Anto nio playing games and participating in a worship service Psychic Fair not what most think it is By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer Visitors to Saturdays Psychic Fair at El Jardin Real ranch in New Braun fels may have found that visiting a psychic doesnt include entering a building through beaded doors and looking into crystal balls In fact the fair which was spon sored by the Inner Peace Movement gave area residents the opportunity to leam how to become their own psychic Approximately five psychics and members of the Inner Peace Move ment were on hand Saturday to pro vide psychic readings In addition to this a free lecture was held to teach visitors how to become their own psychic Dwight Fehlmann a member of the Inner Peace Movement helped organize the fair According to Fehlmann IPM is based on the fact that everyone is searching for a greater understanding of life what their purpose is how they can fulfill their potential The Inner Peace Movement is an avenue for people to find these answers within themselves We all have a spiritual nature that has a big influence on how we per ceive things and how we interact with other he said Fehlmann said the Inner Peace Movement allows people to work with their inner sensitivities build an awareness on a spiritual level and work with that to find a balance in their lives Its designed and organized in a way for people to make spiritual things he said Fehlmann said tapping into a psy chic ability can help a person in both personal lives and business it helps to try to get a sense of timing of where things fit and he said Everyone is already psychic They just dont know it Everyone gets impressions hunches and inner knowings all the said Fehlmann Instead of ignoring it they can pin it down and follow through on The fair was held at El Jardin Real on Hueco Springs Loop which is owned by Dr Francisco Coll founder of the Inner Peace Movement and the Americana Leadership College The Inner Peace Movement was founded in the early 1960s and has grown to include approximately one half million people HeraldZeitung photo by JOHN HUSETH Annual Health Fair at Senior Center County nurse Shel McWIIIIams left tests the blood of Ken Plttman right for blood sugar hemoglobin and Iron level during the annual Comal County Senior Center Health Fair held Friday Comal County Fair royalty HeraldZeitung photo by KARLA WENZEL Shown from ten are Angela Francene Lucas Princess Valerie Marie Morga Queen and Tracl Lynn Tuch Duchess All were chosen as new title holders Sunday night at the 1993 Comal County Fair Queens Contest held at the Canyon High School Commons NBISD meeting set tonight By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff Writer The New Braunfels Independent School District board of trustees will meet Tuesday Sept 21 at pm in the Education Center Board Room at 430 W Mill St The agenda includes Approval of personnel authorized access to confidential information on handicapped students Approval of Edu cation handbook including updated gradelevel and campus level curricu lum descriptions Approval of elementary grading and promotion policies Approval of the addition of bus services for hazardous areas and to relieve overcrowding and long waits Reports on prekindergarten and kindergarten grading standards results of SAT testing 9293 and NBJSD instructional program organization Doug Miller named finalist in the Five Outstanding Young Texans Award for 1993 From staff reports Statewide recognition was given to Doug Miller at a recent meeting of the New Braunfels Cham ber of Commerce Board of Directors Miller was recognized as one of the finalists in the Five Out standing Young Texans Award for 1993 The Outstanding Young Texans Award Program is sponsored by the Texas Junior Chamber of Com merce and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Miller received the Outstanding Small Business Award from the National Federation of Indepen dent Businesses Senator Phil Gramm made the nomination and said I want to commend Doug for his willingness to invest his time talent and Chairman of the Texas Water Commission John Hall said of Miller Doug Miller is an outstanding individual and is a good problem After legislation was completed to settle the Edwards Aquifer issue the Chairman of the Texas Senate Natural Resources Committee State Sen ator Ken Armbrister said The work that Doug Miller accomplished for Central Texas and for the entire state in helping craft a solution to the com plex Edwards Aquifer issue was outstanding There is no doubt in my mind that Doug Miller is an outstanding Texan and deserves the respect of all Texans for his unselfish efforts in helping to bring this issue to a successful Former Senator Bob Krueger said Doug Miller is a real asset to Texas His leadership goes far beyond his years I truly expect Doug to be one of the future leaders of our Miller has served as the youngest Mayor of New Braunfels the youngest recipient of the Besserung Award Outstanding Citizens and the youngest water negotiator among the various cities and communities affected by the Edwards Aquifer Quoting from Millers nomi nation for the award Miller has voluntarily giv en of his time and money to serve his communi ty in trade associations public affairs natural resources activity and is currently serving on the Chambers Board of Directors and as Drive Chair man for the United Way His leadership has great ly benefited the community in terms of social economic spiritual and philanthropic service For news advertising or subscription information call 6259144

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