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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 17, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas                                Club Notes New Braunfels Emergency Communications New Braunfels Emergency Com munications held its Christmas party December 8 1994 It was preceded by meeting which was attended 16 members and 8 guests Thiee of the guests were voted into merrijtr ship For the Christmas party each mem ber brought either a covered dish or a dessert Pot roast and potatoes were enjoyed by all There were 6 small children in atten dance and each received a bag of Christmas goodies The dessert table was decorated with a poinsettia cen terpiece which was given away in a drawing SOS Food Bank The regular monthly meeting of the SOS Inc Food Bank board of directors held Dec 19 at 248 Merri weather Those directors present included Gladys Bartling First Protestant Bill Doolittle First United Methodist Inez Fbrtson and Myra Ebert Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church Dorothy Wecms Eastsidc Baptist Betty Wright Oakwood Baptist Elmo Fischer Faith United Church Howard Beutler Peace Lutheran Betty Drawe and Melba Wetz New Braunfels Presbyterian and Frances Divine First Baptist All clients will need to be recerti fied in Jan 1995 Although food donations were slow during the summer and early fall dona tions arrived in a timely manner in November and December The direc tprs and volunteers are very grateful to the citizens of Comal County SOS could not have helped the needy unless everyone continued to help with food and monetary donations The group of faithful volunteers are to be com mended for their dedication All the work of SOS Food Bank is totally done by volunteers SOS wishes to thank the following Personals John W Bartram of New Braun fels a senior German and History major at Texas University is one of 25 James Earl Rudder Nor imandy scholars who recently returned France after completing a rigorous Jsemester of courses on the causes r effects and aftermath of World War I H i The students ended their semester U with a trip to Cain Normandy France IJ for a threeweek study of battlefields J1 beaches cemeteries and museums Y The trip was funded by scholarships awarded to 25 outstanding students by the program named after Gen James Earl Rudder Texas Class of 1932 Mr Wayne Stanley of Scguin has just completed his participation as a Stammtisch Citywide garage sale The second annual CityWide Garage Sale sponsored by the Chil drens Museum in New Braunfels is sure to be bigger and better than last year Come to buy browse or rent a booth for yourself or your organiza tion Booth rental is for one and for each additional on a first come first served basis The sale date I is March 5 from 10 to 4 at the Civic Center Sign up for a booth at f The Childrens Museum If you would like to donate goods or volunteer to work call 6200939 Paper drive J The Parent Boosters of Boy Scout Troop 387 are having a paper drive They will be collecting newspapers magazines and old telephone books The dropoff date and location will be announced For pick up or more infor i mation please contact Tammy at 609 1204 J Nurses in Touch I Those interested in volunteering at Nurses in Touch Community Hospice A should sign up for a training session to 1 held from on Thurs Jj day Feb 2 at the New Braunfels H Branch of Nurses in Touch Home I Health 205 Castell Place Call Susan I SchwartzMolina at 18009799771 f to make your reservations Books sought The Friends of Dittlinger Memorial Library are eagerly seeking books puz t zles video and audio cassettes and oth er appropriate items for their fall book sale Please take the items to the library or call 6292359 to arrange for pick up Tutors needed The Comal County Adult Literacy Council is in need of volunteer tutors to teach nonreaders or lowlevel read ers Tutor training and materials are provided For more information call Tuesday Jan HeraldZeitung 7 Lutheran Brotherhood The Lutheran Brotherhood Cedar Branch donated worth of food to distribute to needy families In this area during the holidays Personnel from Wuests prepared the large order in thirty packages of food which were then delivered to families in the New Braunfels Canyon Lake and San Marcos areas by Cedar Branch vol unteers Pictured left to right are Howard Beutler Branch volunteer Johny Bueche Wuest manager Greg Gunderson District Representative Lutheran Brotherhood Larry Crowed Cedar Branch Secretary Raelynn Lunsford Branch volunteer and Kay and Frank Eaton Branch volunteers from Canyon Lake for donations in November Faith Unit ed Church Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church Christian St Joseph Episcopal Peace Lutheran St Paul Lutheran First United Methodist Oakwood Baptist First Protestant New Braunfels Presbyter ian ADM Milling Hill Country Coffee and Vending Eden Heights residents Preceptor RHO Beta Sigma Phi Oak Run Knights of Columbus Smith Beta Sigma Phi Jackie Scott Virginia Leigh Car member of the 1994 Texas Quality Award Board of Examiners The Texas Quality Award administered by Qual ity Texas is offered annually to Texas organizations that demonstrate the highest levels of quality As an Examiner Mr Stanley was responsible for reviewing and evaluat ing applications submitted for the award The Board of Examiners was comprised of leading quality experts selected from industry government professional and trade organizations and educational institutions All exam iners completed a rigorous preparation course Mr and Mrs Raymond Camareno wish a very special Happy Birthday to Mrs Camarenos brother Master Sergeant Luis Valdez Jr He is a den Day Spring Christian Church Mid dle School First Protestant PreSchool New Braunfels Middle School Canyon High Student Council and several anonymous donations There was also a donation from the Newcomers Club Retired Eagles Activities Club The Retired Eagles Activities Club met on Dec 18th at Eagles Hall for their Christmas party with 50 mem bers and 2 guests present Two mem Retired Veteran of the United States Marine Corps December 30th was very special for Mrs Sofia Camareno who shared her birthday that day with both her granddaughter Celeste Torres and her greatgranddaughter Courtney Renee Ramsey A belated Happy Birthday to all three Vanessa Young daughter ofrMr and Mrs John M Young of New Braunfels has recently been selected to attend the National Young Leadership Conference in Washington Jan 1723 1995 Vanessa is currently a senior at Canyon High School The National Young Leadership Convention is sponsored by the Con gressional Youth Leadership Council bers were unable to attend due to ill ness Six birthdays and 2 anniversaries were recognized among members for the month of December For the partys entertainment members played cards dominoes and other games A guessing game produced a winner in Sylvia Brehmer Officers for 1995 include Raymond Voges President Ervin Schroedcr VicePresident Sylvia Brehmer Sec retary James Schlather Treasurer and Louise Schlather SergeantatArms Installation of officers will be during the next meeting on Jan 15th at Eagles Hall Those having a birthday or anniversary during the month of Jan may bring a cake or cookies r Texas lota Master On Dec 12th 1994 Texas Iota Mas ter Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi had its annual Christmas party and a very very brief meeting at the John New combe Tennis Ranch Hostesses were Willie Mae Coffman Vivian Hilde brand Verna Mae Dean Lottie Miller and Charlie Mae DeVassie A delicious buffet dinner was served to 30 members and guests The Waltz ing Matilda Room was transformed into a Christmas scene decorated with garlands of holly and a large Christmas tree The buffet table was laid with green and white tablecloths green transposed onto white Individual tables were set on green tablecloths with white folded napkins depicting a bum ing taper adorned with a small corsage at the base made of holly red Scotch plaid ribbon and a gold bauble Place cards were white Christmas trees adorned with colorful metallic stars placed in a red and white Christmas stocking filled with holiday candies Each table had a centerpiece consisting of a white candle in a hurricane chim ney surrounded with holly red Scotch plaid ribbon and gold baubles inter woven Grace was given by Verna Mae Dean After dinner gifts to Beta Bud dies and guests were exchanged and carols were sung led by Ann Kleeman at the piano While singing Jingle Jolly Santa aka Willie Mae Coffman made an entrance ringing ivlk a bellv bouncing in rhvthm to the bells Wishes that individuals had written and submitted earlier were read by Santa and he tried to fulfill them For example a guest wished for a long and healthy life and Santa complied by giving an Eveready battery that goes The goal of this organization is to pro vide the leaders of tomorrow an oppor tunity to gain an intimate view of the governmental process Participants are to be greeted in the House of Repre sentatives and attend special issue brief ings with lobbyists and special interest groups Other activities include scheduled meetings with their state icpresenta tives and senators where they may dis cuss issues of concern lo them and their communities There is also a sim ulation of the executive branch includ ing If I Were President During the International The Congressional Youth Leader ship Council believes that by touch ing a persons life more young people will return to their communities with a better understanding of their rights and VerNell Martinez at 6259480 Continuing education The following free classes are spon sored by the local school districts Texas Education Agency and the Lit eracy Council for adults in New Braun fels These classes are continuous and students may register at any class meet ing Lone Star Elementary 2443 W San Antonio Rooms 27 29 Mon day and Wednesday GED and English as a Second Lan guage This class is for adults who speak another language and who wish to learn to read write and speak English New Braunfels High School Room C GED Tuesday and Thursday Community Service Center 132 Caddell GED day and ESL Tuesday and Thursday Bulverde For more information con cerning GED and ESL classes call Nancy Poe at 9807854 Mountain Valley For more infor mation concerning GED and ESL classes call Ann Toussaint at 8335336 or 8857674 Free Tutors are available to any adult 17 or older who needs to learn to read Please call 6292731 or 6206200 Monday through Friday For more information call 6292731 6206200 or 6585936 All classes are free for adults in New Braunfels The cooperative has formal GED graduation ceremonies at the con clusion of the year in May Attention German immi grants Important message to all German immigrants who came to the United States before 1978 The Alien Regis tration card needs to be renewed in San Antonio at the Immigration and Naturalization Office before March Cost is and applicant Were Meeting The Canyon High School Class of 1985 Is planning its 10year reunion for June 17 Help is needed in contacting all classmates Call Scott Syamken at 6255290 or Leona Soechting at 8283748 with updated addresses or to volunteer to help plan the event The Garden Ridge Area Womens Club invites members and friends to share a gourmet lunch with Albert Schweitzer Thursday Jan 19 at at the Forest Waters Lodge Jay Hes ter will create a bust of Schweitzer while relating his subjects life story RSVP to Fey Harris at 6515201 or Evelyn Miller at 6519718 The club is also preparing for a garage sale March 18 Call Jerrie Camplin at 651 5926 or Betty Richter at 6516668 to reserve a table The New Braunfels Marschund Wandergruppe will meet Tuesday Jan 17 at at the Senior Cit izens Center on Landa St Members are reminded that dues for 1995 should be paid to Treasurer Don Flick Anyone interested in walking for fun and fitness is invited to attend Call President Don Hildebrand at 6206522 for information The New Braunfels IRIS Society will meet Tuesday Jan 17 at at the Victoria State Bank Annex New Braunfels Band Boosters will be meeting in the Band Hall at on Tuesday Jan 17 The George A Garcia VFW Post 11050 will have their monthly meet ing on January 17th at at the American Legion Post 179 on Coll Street There will be a planning session for the Reunion of the New Braunfels High School Class of 1945 on Tues day Jan at at the residence of Harvey Serold All exes are invited in the Knights of Colum bus Hall Mr Everett Fey will be our guest speaker On Jan 19 the Newcomers Club sponsors International Night at the Senior Citizens Center at Guests are asked to bring a covered dish from their favorite countries National Association of Retired Federal Employees Chapter 666 will meet at Senior Citizens Center Friday Jan 20 at Rev Bill Arnold guest speaker will give a presentation on Alaska The New Braunfels Area Quilt Guild meets the 3rd Saturday of every month at at the New Braunfels Christian Church Fellow ship Hall on Loop 337 Membership is open to everyone The Wednesday Quilting Bee meets every Wednes day afternoon from Visitors are welcome Vanessa Young onand onand on Members attending and their guests were Willie Mae Coffman and hus band Wallace Gayna Lynn Holden Verna Mae Dean Charlie Mae DeVassie Jeanette Felger and husband Ray Vivian Hildebrand and guests Bee and Dee Scheel and Preston Staats Kitty Hufft and husband Howard Glenny Kirchhof Ann Kleeman Nor ma Peterson and husband Pete Jane Reinarz and husband Randy Sydonia Rompel Evelyn Schleuter and hus band Willie Emma Schrier Gladys Smith and husband Wes Dorothy Wegner and guest Marie Jarisch Bob by Whites and Elaine Campbell and guest Jo Tolle American Legion Post Ladies Auxiliary The American Legion Ladies Aux iliary met at the Post Home on Nov 28th at to decorate it for Christmas A covered dish supper was served to all and President Patsy Vine yard thanked everyone for attending The Auxiliary collected toys during the month of Nov for the local Chil drens Shelter and a large brightly dec orated box was delivered to the shelter in time for Christmas The American Legion and its Ladies Auxiliary held their annual Christmas party at the Post Home on Dec 16th Jim Pickett Sr VicePresident and Patsy Vineyard introduced the guests for the evening which included4th District VicePres ident Leon Helmke and hjs wife Joan Cookie Barboza President of VFW Auxiliary 11050 and Ardith Mueller Senior VicePresident of VFW Auxil iary 5th District A dinner and dance followed The HeraldZeitung welcomes news about your club Send it to HeraldZeitung Club Notes 707 Landa St New Braunfels TX 78130 or fax to 6251224 responsibilities as a citizen in a par ticipatory democracy Participants of the National Youth Leadership Council accept sponsor ships and donations to defray their costs Vanessa would like to thank Continental Airlines for providing the tickets and all other businesses and individuals for their donations Vanes sa is still accepting donations to cover her expenses The HeraldZeitung welcomes Personal items for this column Send them to HeraldZeitung Personals 707 Landa St New Braunfels TX 78130 or fax to 6259144 Please keep items brief and allow four weeks for publication needs 2 passport pictures For more information call Helgard Sulir at 625 6330 ArtBeat 95 Young artists design a logo to be used for Youth ArtBeat 95 a festival of the arts to be held Feb 1825 in New Braunfels This logo will be used for Tshirts programs and ers promoting Youth ArtBeat 95 Stu dents preK to grade 12 are invited to enter their designs Designs should be submitted to school art teaches or the Main Street office 424 S Castell Deadline for submission is Jan 18 The themes for Youth ArtBeat 95 are 1 Historic downtown New Braun fels Heart of the City 2 Sesquicen tennial Year 1995 3 Cultural Her itage and 4 Texas Public Schools Week Landscape for Learning Youth ArtBeat 95 is sponsored by the Main Street Program in cooperation with the Downtown Association NBISD C1SD Sts Peter Paul NB Christian NB Art League Hummel Museum and Childrens1 Museum Call 6082100 for information Business counseling The business counselor from UTSAs School of Business is in the Chamber of Commerce office every Tuesday to offer counseling in topics of interest to anyone in business or con sidering starting a business Topics cover financing personnel business planning taxes expansion and many others The service is free and confi dential Appointments may be made by calling 6252385 Sesquicentennial calendar The New Braunfels Conservation Society has a limited number of Sesquicentennial Calendars remain ing This limited edition Sesquicen tennial souvenir may be purchased at the following locations Forke Store at Conservation Plaza Sophienburg Museum Sophienburg Archives Quick Kopy and Headrick Country Home Antiques Cost is For infor mation call 6292943 Art League meets Ruth Bowers will discuss sculpture in its many forms at the New Braunfels Art League meeting tonight at 7 at the NBAL building 239 W San Anto nio St She is a former art teacher at New Braunfels Christian School and Houston schools and also taught at Leakey HEB Ranch The meeting is open to the public Pep rally A Project Graduation pep rally will be held Saturday Jan 21 at the New Braunfels Lubys Cafeteria County Judge Carter Casteel will emcee the event which will feature guest speak ers from area high schools Everyone is invited to attend and show their sup port High school seniors will get cred it for a special raffle to be held at the Project Graduation parties Kickoff time for the rally is Red Cross orientation Anyone interested in becoming a Red Cross volunteer is invited to an ori entation 9 Jan 21 at the McKen na Memorial Hospital second floor conference room For information call Lola Behrens at 6259764 Childrens hour Your child will spend an hour with the Landa Recreation Center staff play ing singing and making crafts at the City of New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Departments Children Hour Finger This program will focus on activities that your child can do with his or her hands and fingers Activities will include hand shadows fingerprint art and songs that include hand and body motions This program is for children ages four and five The program is Tuesday Jan 24 from to at the Landa Recreation Center Fee is per child Preregistration is required and is being taken at the Lan da Recreation Center until Jan 20 Parents are not required to stay dur ing class time but must accompany the child to and from class For infor mation call 6082167 or go to the Lan da Recreation Center located in Landa Park Legion dances The American Legion Wood Post 145 will host two dances in the month of January On the 21st theyll have the Texas Top year of Country Western Swing Music On the 28th theyll have ballroom dancing featuring Leroy Grohman For reser vations call 3791079 or 3796709   

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