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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 22, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas                                TUESDAY Big Eight extends invitation to four SWC schools See Sports Day COUWTbOWNi 396 DAYS March 21 1845 March 21 1995 New Braunfels MG M m paso Tv 79po HeraldZeitune 10 Pages In one section Tuesday Feb Serving Comal County for more than 142 years 1 Home of TAYLOR years Home of TAYLOR RUST jj 11 j Inside count Sports S Li Birthday wlshos from tht HoraldZoHungl The New Brawfols Herald Zeltung extends the following birthday wishes to Kirk M Smith Frtd Wagntr Jot Ttmmtni Tay lor Rust IMUan Robinson Otorgt Sotflt Margarita PadMa Sarah Kitth Robtrt Actvtdo Otorgt Holmti Howard Huffi Hilda Mottltrlng Annt Monday Lbt Patrldgt Martha Rant Thtska Rust Frtd Wagntr Cowboys Tshirts now available at HZ Commemorative Dallas Cow boys Tshirts are now available through the New Braunfels Her aldZeitung Customers wishing to order these unique shirts may do so by placing orders Zeltung office 707LandaSt Customers should allow seven business days for delivery Pay ment required upon ordering All sizes are available includ ing youth sizes and large adults sizes For more information call Director Paul Davis at Business counseling available at chamber The business counselor from the University of TexasSan Anto nio School of Business will be in the Greater New Braunfels Cham ber of Commerce office all day Tuesday Feb 22 today to offer free counseling to small business es engaged in serviceoriented business retail wholesale manu facturing and others These services are also avail able to individuals considering starting a new business The chamber through an agree ment with UTS A has been offer ing this service regularly for the past four years Areas of counsel ing include expansion manage ment preventuire feasibility loan packaging cash flow etc To make an appointment for the service which is free and confi dential call the chamber office at 6252385 Junior Miss program on tap next weekend The New Braunfels Junior Miss Scholarship Program will be held on Friday and Saturday nights Feb 2526 at 7 at the New Braunfels Civic Center Admission will be per per son per night All contestants are local and will be competing for awards cash and college scholar ships For more information contact Erin Wilson at 6252922 Reel Groat will hold orientation set The Red Cross will hold an ori entation on March 12 at 9 in the second floor conference room 9 McKenna Memorial Hospital Anyone interested and for more information contact Lola Bchrens 6W764 StunmtUch Tlti Ntw towmftlt ftwf ArcMw nwnbtn tftltt Qtnnat to folk than tin fryt Gravy Train Express HeraMZoitung photo by JOHN HUSETH Sarah Bolle Shanna Webster and another unrecognizable participant take a ride on the Gravy Train Express Monday evening at tht New Braunfela YoungLlfee 1st Annual Cruel Olympics One of the events was a slide lubricated with freshmade Gravy Train and made for some Interesting results Kirkwood scores ni wMhTDHS No deficiencies found at local home during inspection By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer participate in television producers program By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff Writer The Childrens Museum is looking for children seven to 17 years of age to participate in their Young Television Producers program The shows are produced by the said Rick Gold the TV Guy for the Childrens Museum I provide the supervision and technical expertise Its an opportunity for them to learn to set goals work to accomplish them work with others do research rehearae be creative develop selfesteem and have a lot of fun while theyre Upcoming workshops for children who may be interested in par ticipating include preproduction script writing storyboards cast ing production camera techniques lighting and sound Children will also have the opportunity to take field trips to see tele vision professionals at work Works now in progress include Art and Artists a program featuring local child artists talking about their art Dreams a television show with a collage format of sight and sound focusing on making goals and the efforts required to achieve your dreams H Talk and Opinions a childrens talk show Pertom variety program showcasing singers musicians o and gymnasts 4H an update on various 4H projects such as gar dening and animal rescue CMN plays and movies CMN Jam Session a childrens jam session Television is a great medium for getting a message said Gold First you have the ability to reach thousands maybe even mil lions of people through television broadcasting But the really won derful thing about it is the fascination it has for childrea It really moti vates them However it requires a lot of discipline to produce a show We have the opportunity to teach children to work together to plan ahead to make goals and figure out the steps required to achieve them And while theyre learning theyre having a lot of The program provides a productive creative outlet for children and the variety of jobs required to produce a show means there is some thing for everyone to do A a year fee provides a child with access to the network the TV Guy equipment arid staff Scholarships and coop programs are also available Groups such as Scouts with over 10 participants can book a production which includes an educational guide for preproduction The fee for groups is per participant on the day of production If you know of a child or group who may be interested in partici pating contact Rick Gold at the Childrens Museum at 6200939 Kirkwood Manor has proven itself to be a high scorer since it received zero deficiencies during a recent inspection by officials from the Texas Department of Human Services The accomplishment was announced last week by Kirk wood Manors new administrator Norm Custer This is a very prestigious accom plishment and is achieved by only very few nursing homes and no other facil ity inNew Braunfels during 1993 and 1994 to said Custer This rep resents all areas encompassing health care within the facility We are most fortunate to have the expertise and leadership of Dr Carlos Campos our medical director to over see our health care policies and care provided to our he said Dr Norm CU8ter Campos is a leader and a respected physician in Our medical The inspec tion was Jan 1720 Custer said the inspectors look at anything related to health care and all aspects related to resi dents in the facility Some examples of items covered Residents Orle Williamson Col in the inspecHoward Craig with medical director Dr tioni include Carlos Campos nutrition skin condition rehabilitation and general health A team of five inspectors is used including two nurses a generalist pharmacist and social worker The team looks at the entire population of the nursing home to ensure that it maintains minimum standards of Texas licensing said Custer Its a thorough inspec This coveted achievement is reflective of the highest standards of professionalism of the entire staff at Kirkwood Manor New Braunfels is fortunate to have four nursing homes to meet the communitys said Custer Kiikwopd Manor receives excellent support from McKen na Memorial Hospital and the many competent physicians that have patients at Kirkwood he said Custer believes the residents of Kirkwood receive excel lent health care and he promised that the nursing home would not only continue the same standards but will also seek improvements Health care is so dynamic that we must be innovative proactive not reactive and never become complacent with the status Custer became administrator of Kirkwood in August He said the staff at Kirkwood is one of the very best he has worked with in 27 years Abandoned dogs face uncertain future at animal shelter Former owners leave dogs abandoned near Guadalupe River with notes tied around their necks telling their names By ROGER CROTEAU City Editor Dezi and Chloe were lucky Most dogs abandoned by their owners in Comal County end up dead from starvation or disease or run over by a car or shot by a rancher protecting his flock Or they are found so emaciated and sick that they have to be destroyed But Dezi and Chloe were lucky They were found within days perhaps hours after being dumped by their owners along the Guadalupe River They had notes tied to their necks telling their names and saying they have their shots and are friendly dogs who need a home Now they are at the Humane Society of New Braunfels animal shelter waiting to be adopted With spring approaching officials at the Humane Society know they will see hundreds more animals brought in like Dezi and Chloe abandoned by their owners along the side of the road they know that the aninoals that make it to the shelter are just the tip of the iceberg For every one that makes it to the shelter several more will die cruel deaths alone and often waiting where they were dumped Waiting for an owner that will never return In January we got 99 dogs In May we will get 199 or said Cheryl Krueger director of the Humane Society animal shelter And we will see lots of dumped litters of kittens and puppy litters The puppies and kittens dumped along the road sides have it the hardest They are too young to find water and will last only a day or two in the Texas sun Often fire ants find the young ones making their deaths even more agonizing Older dogs have a slightly better chance of survival if they can learn to hunt And they generally turn to the sheep and goats raised by ranchers in the county They are the easiest prey but there is also a risk involved Lots of dogs in Comal County get shot because they go and attack sheep or Krueger said Dogs can take down a whole flock We have a guy down the street from our shelter with goats Some dogs abandoned here got into his goats not long ago ft is just a blood sport for Ranchers in the county suffer heavy losses from dogs both abandoned dogs and family pets let out to roam at night Spring also brings an increase in reports of dog bites Krueger said The kids are out playing and they see a stray and try to play with it and get bitten The strays will also attack Krueger also noted that hundreds of unvacdnated abandoned dogs and cats roaming the county drasti cally increase the chances of a serious rabies outbreak here There has been only one rabid bat found in the county in the last year but rabies is a serious problem in the region she said Most people dump their pets because they imagine the pets will be found and adopted But that is a rar ity Krueger said and the animals have a much bet ter erf finding a home if they are brought to the Humane Society shelter Then even if they are not adopted they will be humanely euthanized instead of the slow painful deaths they often race in the wild And abandoning an animal is a Class A misde meanor punishable by up to a find and a year in jail The problem is that there are simply more dogs and cats than there arc hones for them Krueger said and bility for their animals Spaying and neutering is so important because then we would not have all the unwanted pets we have to put to sleep every she said Anyone interested in adopting a pet can call the Humane Society shelter at 6295287 Dtzl and Chloe were lucky when they wtre found onryiihort time ttny win dumped off new They now adoption No 73 Dont miss Horizons 94 Coming March 27 in the HeraldZeitung   

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