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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 30, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas IN SPORTS DAY IJ Unicorns drop district loss on Smithson Valley 7O5S See Page 11A Mar6h March INSIDE See WalMart insert in todays paper Letters to the Sports 24 HOURS IN NB Sect D See special Chamber supplement SUNDAY Stammtisch Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeitung The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following jirthday wishes to Brett Uorstmann Teresa Chavarria Leotie Stephens 80 Tara Pool Chuck Waite Dawn Mann James Farmer Orlando Vela Jane Jackson Barren Bright Robert A Magnuson James Ragsdale Darvin Altenhoff Ruby Cooper Leslie Stewart Nursing program set for Feb 1 at NBISD RNs and L VNs Earn Contact hours Nursing Law You will be held on Feb 1 1994 at NBISD Education Center 430 West Mill Street Cost Time has been approved by Texas Nurses Assoc for hours CairCZlO 6206200 for more information Use backdoor entrance NB Retired Teachers to meet Feb 2 New Braunfels Retired Techers Association will meet Education Center Board Room business meeting and pro gram will begin at 10 pre ceeded by coffee cookies at The program will con sist of a discussion and slide pre sentation on wildflowers present ed by Dick Henderson Army band to perform free concert The HeraldZeitung will spon sor a performance by the Army Ground Forces Band of Fort McPherson GA at Sat urday Feb 12 at the New Braun fels High School Auditorium Admission is free but a ticket will be required Pick up a ticket at the HeraldZeitung office 707 Landa St during business hours Monday to Friday Winter Texan dinner at Cross Lutheran Cross Lutheran Church 169 S Hickory will hold its annual Win ter Texans Dinner Sunday Feb 6 Dinner served from 5 to Spaghetti salad dessert entetainment and fellowship will be served up A free will offering will be accepted Call 6253666 Citywide garage The New Braunfds Childrens Museum will host a citywide garage sale at the Civic Center Sunday Feb 27 from 10 to 5 Booth fees are Individu al and organization will keepjdl proceedi from booth ttlei To sign up or get more Information 6200939 StAiointlsch Hi rwtkn to luanlt Him Stammtlich fo SopUtnbtiri ArcWvw Wrf mtrnbtn ttflht Ovman community SteniMlteh rtprtttMt a titling olaci for mtmbtn tfthf community to gaihtr and titan tin dayt happtnlngi Wt Mm you within The wiiuiiucj numbers liOttd c I L tddays NFL Championship game between the Cowboys and Bills Page 11A New Braunfels 75 CENTS HeraldZeitung 46 Pages In four sections Sunday Jan Serving Comal County for more than 142 years Home of LEOTIE STEPHENS Vol 142 No 54 Fire strikes Stonewall St home photo by JOHN HUSETH New Braunfels firefighters work to extinguish a blaze which occured early Saturday morning at 1344 Stonewall In New Braunfels The fire wasjthe second fire at that address recently fire officials said No injuries reported in Saturday morning house fire By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer I Saturday according to Captain Wayne Rousseau of the New Braunfels Fire Department f The fire was located at 1344 Stonewall No injuries were Firefighters from the New Braunfels Fire Department were on reported in the blaze the scene of a house fire bn Stonewall Street that occured early According to Rousseau three fire trucks and two ambulances Saturday morning were called to the scene He said a fire was reported at the The call reporting thefire came into the department at same residence more than a month ago Number of unemployed decreased in December By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer Comal Countys unemployment rate decreased slightly from November to December according to statistics released from the Texas Employment Commission The unemployment rate for December is 6 percent In Novem ber the rate was percent Cities across the state experienced lower unemployment rates in December according to Michael Meek executive vice presi dent of the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce The whole state experienced a decline especially in this he said Despite the decrease from month to month the unemploy ment rate shows an increase of fivetenths compared to the pre vious year In December 1992 the unemployment rate was per ACcdrding torepresentatives from the Texas Employment Commission both employment arid the njumberof unemployed increased over the year Total employment was up by and stood at while theintirhber oTuhemplbyedwas up by 201 and stood at The civilian labor force has also increased during the past year In December 1992 the labor force numbered and in December 1993 the labor force was We have added more to our work force and thats a pqsitive The only negative is our unemployment is still higher than fee SUIT rounding the said Meek I Its something we need to be aware of We must work hard irj 1994 to create job opportunities in this he said Meek said Century Paper should be completed in a few weeks and will begin hiring He also said Jacobsen may be hiring employees soon and the new Days Inn will be hiring in May or April There are things on the he said We need some more primary jobs to really impact the he said Guadalupe County is showing an unemployment rate of per cent for December 1993 In December 1992 the Guadalupe County unemployment rate was percent More than 700 help chamber celebrate 75th anniversary By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer j More than 700 community mem bers were on hand to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce The chambers annual banquet and meeting was held Friday at the New Braunfels Civic Center The Diamond Jubilee not only celebrated 75 years of the chamber but also 25 years of the chambers involvement with Ran dolph Air Force Base The highlight of the evening was the presentation of the Seasoning Award to New Braunfels resident Hel gard Suhr Besserung is a German word meaning betterment The award ii given to recognize the outstanding citizen of the year Suhr said she was surprised and hon ored to receive the award I am very honored to receive the award Its the highest award in the she said during an Inter view on Saturday I have gotten a from the Ger man Embassy and the chambers pres ident award but I am surf this is the top award I have ever she said Suhr has lived in New Brtunfels approximately 30 years She is an active member of the New Braunfels Rotary Club city of New Braunfels Heritage Commission cofrunder of the Marach and Wandergruppe Cham ber Music Society of San Antonio Friends of the Dittlinger Library American Legion Auxilliary and an honorary member of the Braunfels Germany Volun teer Fire Depart ment Suhr is also a Docent for the Sophienburg Museum Texas Handmade Furni ture Museum and Conservation Plaza She has been a chamber board member and is currently a board member of the Greater New Braunfels Arts Council Heritage Society New Braunfels Conservation Society and has been president for eight years of the German American German Texan Heritage Society She is currently in the New Braunfels Lead ership Class of 1994 a life member of the chamber and Blue Coat During the banquet last years chair photo by JOHN HUSETH Mike Dletort Introduce the Bttttrung Award winner Htlgard Suhr Friday nights annual ohimber banquet that young people will want to make their homes hero If we build a wall around New Braunfels we are telling our young people that we dont want them to live The chamber also recognized seven other award winners during the event church president of the New Braun fels Rotary Club and for his efforts for the Comal County Senior Cit izens Center Hasert was pre sented the Chair of the Board award for the field of public service Hasert recently retired from the Texas Highway Departments branch in New Braunfels Thorn also received the award for community service Thorn has served on the board of the American Red Cross and the Alamo Ana Coun cil of Governments He is best known for his work with the Senior Citizens Center Hall of Honor swards were given to Chirlei E Bcrger Raymond E membership recruitment and retention for the chamber as well as serving as ambassadors and greeters Blue Coats must be earned through membership sales and retained through attendance at ribbon cuttings Senior Blue Coats must have com pleted 15 years of service as in good standing Senior Blue Cow were awarded to Toya Lindsey Jean Pfeuffer Bobbie Purdum and Wilton Warnecke Jr Those Blue Coats who sold 30 chamber memberships received their life membership in the Chamber of Commerce They am Pam Brandt Dr Carlos Campos and Frances Huff During the banquet the chamber honored visitors from Randolph Air Force BOM The chamber has tradi tionally honored the baaciaimun of the quarter with B reception and a mini vacation Thli is the 25th year of the chambers involvement with the air man of the quarter program Brigadier Gen Thomat Fleming who recently came tors Mike Dictert turned over the gav el to the incoming chairman Bill Mor ton president and chief executive offi cer of Mission Valley Textiles Dictert encouraged the chamber to continue to work toward job creation so is given to individuals who serve the Blue Coat awards were given to Dengeldein was presented the award i ITT UUttiliBi 1 fiiYlUUS Blw Force Bate from Alaska thanked the people of New Bnunfeli for making him indhliwift feel wel The people of New BraunftU have made me foci welcome and have made each ind every one of ui in the Ran dolph community feel welcome We at Randolph Air Force Base are very proud and honored to bo considered a part of your he said Looking for a bargain See the HeraldZeituncj Classifieds
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