Sunday, November 12, 1995

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 12, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas 6 A 0 HeraldZeltungO Sunday November Pumpkin Patch visit Tammi Smith of Happy Home Child Care brought all her students to the Pumpkin Patch at First United Methodist Church recently for some preHalloween fun Pictured are Paige Mote Trevor Baumann Reagan and Kaitlyn Merar Kelsey McCoy Dylan Ott and Jonathan Morris Four local students earn trips to National Young Leaders Conference By DEMISE DZIUK Staff Writer Pour students from the area school districts were among the stu dents chosen nationwide to attend a conference in Washington where they will get to meet key figures in the news Chrissy Huth from Smithson Valley High School Melissa Pipkin and Maui Parra from Canyon High School and Bethany Carl from New Braunfels High School were among the outstanding youth nationwide who will participate in the 20 sessions of the National Young Leaders Conference The sessions are out the fall spring and summer semester We receive far more applications than we select The program is meant to educate students about their leader ship said Andrew Flagel Director of Admissions Junior or Seniors in high school are either nominated by a school official Huth Pipkin Parra Carl or fill out an application The students are then chosen based on academic achievement leadership qualities and extracurricular activities The theme of the conference is The Leaders of Tomorrow Meeting the Leaders of Today The conference involves three types of activities The first activity is students get to meet various leaders in both the govern ment and the press The second type of activities i is simulations of situations facing the government he said These are very true to life situa tions in which students must go through the same process leaders go through in resolving conflicts and mak ing said Flagel Flagel said the third activity is the simple act of interacting with other students present at the conference Its a chance to see what students from across the country are like and see how they he said The conference is being sponsored by the Congressional Youth Leader ship Council which is a nonprofit nonpartisan educational organization The Council is in its eleventh year and has over alumni Stammtisch Thinking of starting a business If you want to start a business or even are just thinking about it then a startup orientation might just be what you need The session will provide you with basic start up information including Small Business Development Cen ter checklist for going into business startup financing and SBA loan application proce dures and an overview of the business plan outline To register call the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce at 6252385 Peer counseling The Comal County Family Womens Cen ter is starting group peer counseling for sur vivors of domestic violence and sexual assault Individuals who have experienced violence in their family or have been sexually assault ed in the past are encouraged to use this oppor tunity to explore how these events have impacted their lives while joining with others in the therapeutic process Family violence groups will be held Mon day evenings at 6 and Wednesday mom ings at 10 Sexual assault and incest sur vivor groups will be Tuesdays at 6 and Wednesday mornings at 11 Interested individuals can call Patty Bray at to set up a pregroup appointment There is no fee for services provided through the Womens Center The center is in need of donations of postage stamps volunteers threeringnotebooks dig ital and infant thermometers and a new sturdy vacuum Heritage Exhibit The Heritage Society of New Braunfels announces the opening of the 1995 Heritage Exhibit Nov 3 to 12 at the Civic Center In keeping with this Sesquicentennial year of New Braunfels the theme will be 1845 The Founding of New Braunfels The Land of My Admission is for adults 50 cents for ages six to 12 and children under age six are free The exhibit is open from 10 to daily Chili and stew American Legion Post 35 will hold a chili and stew dinner and raffle Sunday Nov 12 from 4 to 8 at 4210 FM 482 in New Braunfels The public is invited Texas Bach Choir The Arts and Entertainment Series of Texas Lutheran College presents the Texas Bach Choir in a fun concert of humorous and varied music on Sunday Nov 12 at 4 in Jackson Auditorium at Texas Lutheran College Tick ets are seats may be reserved For infor mation call Fred Frueholz at 6256420 Community forum The public is invited to attend an open forum Monday Nov 13 from to at the Canyon Middle School Com mons The purpose of the forum is to give parents and patrons of CMS an opportunity to ask questions and share their comments with members of the schools SiteBased Manage ment Team For information call the Office of Public Information at 6258081 or 8857674 Community Chorale The New Braunfels Community Chorale will have a rehearsal Tuesday Nov 13 at 7 at the usual place downstairs in the Eden Home Arthritis program Physical Therapy Unlimited Comal Coun ty Senior Citizens Center and the South Cen tral Texas Chapter of the Arthritis Founda tion will cosponsor an Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Classes begin Nov 13 1995 at the Senior Citizens Center and will run for five weeks Anyone interested must pre register by calling Physical Therapy Unlimit ed at 6257300 USDA commodities The Community Council of South Central Texas will issue USDA commodities to income eligible households Tuesday Nov 14 at 9 until they run out at the New Braun fels Christian Church Thanksgiving fun Each month the Landa Recreation Center hosts a special Childrens Hour program This month the theme is Thanksgiving Fun Join in for an hour of fun activities related to the first Thanksgiving feast Activities will include crafts stories and games Participants must be four or five years old The program will be held Tuesday Nov 14 from to at the Landa Recreation Center Fee is per child Preregistration is required Registration will be accepted at the Parks Office until Nov 10 For information call 6082167 Business mixer The Greater Hispanic Chamber of Com Were Meeting merce of Comal County and the Bavarian Village Restaurant and Biergarten invite you and a guest to an After Hours Business Net working Mixer on Nov 14 from to 7 Admission is per person For infor mation call Mike Cruz at 6061 805 or Nathan Millet at 6250815 Joy Singers Calling all Joy Singers rehearsals for Car olfest 2 sponsored by the Senior Center Foun dation begin Thursday Nov 16 at at the Senior Center The music is geared for fun singing and easy to learn expressing of the many moods of the Christmas season Public is invited Health Fair La Mujer Tejana will sponsor a Health Fair Saturday Nov 18 from 9 to 1 at the Lone Star School Cafeteria Among the free tests being offered are anemia and blood sug ar testing blood pressure reading vision test ing and video otoscopy Free flu shots will be available to the first 200 people Craft fair A Holiday Craft Fair will be sponsored by Peace Lutheran Church at 1 147 South Walnut across from WalMart Fair runs from 9 to 3 Saturday Nov 18 Proceeds benefit Teen Connection and Peace Lutheran Church Crop Walk The annual crop walk to support the mil lions around the world who labor to supply food and drink to the hungry and thirsty will be held at 2 Sunday Nov 19 Onsite reg istration will be held at New Braunfels Pres byterian Church on Howard Street at Walk length is 10 kilometers To become a crop walker or a Crop Walk sponsor register today by completing the Crop Walk registra tion form and leave the form with a Crop Walk Recruiter Local churches have received information packets SOS Food Bank will receive onequarter of the money raised local Fall Auction The Comal County Bar and Restaurant Association will hold its fall auction Sunday Nov 19 from noon to midnight at Solms City Limits Bar and Grill at the corner of Solms Road and FM 482 Auction items will be accepted until Nov 18 at the bar Proceeds benefit the CCBRA and Comal County Womens Shelter Soup and rolls brunch The Ladies Auxiliary of the Bracken Vol unteer Fire Department will hold its annual soup and rolls brunch Tuesday Nov 21 at the Bracken Community Hall The business meeting will be at and will include planning for the upcoming Christmas Party and election of officers Call Mary Lou Hen schel at 6516854 for information Aggie bonfire The Comal County Club will hold a bonfire and barbecue Sunday Nov 26 at 4 Reservations may be made by sending for adults and for children under 10 to Kenny Franklin 1565 Greystone New Braun fels TX 78132 by Nov 21 For more infor mation call 6294503 or 9643543 Natures Way Join the park ranger for some fun and games in the November Natures Way program Wings in Flight Come io Landa Park and see the different birds of the park and learn how they fly with such ease Learn about the migra tion patterns of certain birds The program is for children ages 6 to 14 The program is Wednesday Nov 29 from 4 to in Landa Park at picnic area Fee is per child Preregistration required and is being taken at the parks office 110 Golf Course Road until Nov 28 For information call 6082160 Realtors Banquet Tickets are on sale now for the New Braun felsCanyon Lake Area Association of Realtors annual awards banquet to be held Friday Dec 1 at at the TBar M Conference Center Tickets can be purchased for from any social committee member of Roxi at the board office Deadline for purchasing tickets at this price is Nov 20 After that they go up to Quarter Moon Christmas Make your plans to join in the Christmas party hosted by Quarter Moon The evening begins with dinner at 6 to include ribeye steak or chicken and all the trimmings Fol lowing dinner door prizes will be drawn including a trip for two to Las Vegas Quarter Moon will take the stage at 9 and dancing continues until The party will be at the Wursthalle Advance tickets will be sold until Dec 1 for by calling Kirk at 303 4306 or 3721295 or Terry at 6290572 No tickets will be sold at the door The New Braunfels Lioness Club will hold its monthly meeting Monday Nov 13 at 11 at Ryans Steak House All members are reminded to bring a new gift item for the silent auction The November meeting of Kings Lynn Chapter of the Daughters of the British Empire will be held Nov 13 at 11 at 143 Skytrail Drive New Braunfels Hostess Ann Chambers Refreshments will be served The Captain James Jack Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution will have its month ly meeting Nov 13 at the Education Building 430 W Mill St The meeting will begin with a social at Hostesses Peggy Edwards and Mary Warren Speaker Virginia Ming Guests and prospective members invited The Past Presidents of the Eagles Auxiliary will meet at Omas Haus Monday Nov 13 Children and adults with attention deficit dis order will hold an organizational meeting of the New Braunfels Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder chapter on Monday Nov 13 at 7 at Oakwood Baptist Church on Loop 337 For information call Karen Owens at 6292033 The Canyon Lake Retired Teachers wiN have their regular meeting awalmfe Rio Raft Conference located one quarter mile east of Sattler on River Road This meeting is set earlier than usual because of Thanksgiving holidays Michael Lehr executive director of the Texas Retired Teachers Association of Austin will be the special guest speaker The regular meeting of the Guadalupe Valley American Legion Post 35 and Auxiliary will be held on Nov 14 Meeting place is the Post Home at 4210 FM 482 on Solms Road Meeting starts at For information call 6255535 The Green Thumb Garden Club will meet Nov 14 at 10 am in the home of Gerry Klink cohost ess Carol Case The program will be presented by Joe Taylor county extension agent on red hot chili peppers The William Hlghtower Chapter Sons of the American Revolution will meet at Tues day Nov 14 at the Holiday Inn Wives are invited to attend Speaker Mrs Myler genealogist for the new San Antonio public library will give an overview of the new research facility In addition Special Agent Marshall Littleton of the Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms will be awarded the SAR Law Enforcement Commendation Medal The New Braunfels High School Band Boost ers will meet Nov 14 at in the NBHS band hall The executive board will meet prior to the reg ular meeting at All those interested in sup porting the NBHS band program are invited Military Notes Project KISS gets a by MICHAEL DARNALL Sharon Rust of Hochhelm Prarie Insurance presents a check for to Trish Wyatt of Project KISS Hochheim Prarie Insurance Company has now been added to Project KISS Winning Metals for Children1 sponsorship program The donation puts the com pany at the Platinum Level Captain Homer Jackson Moore MC USN a highranking medical officer serving on the aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk is planning to move to the Comal County area soon where several of his rel atives already reside Capt Moore currently assigned as senior medical officer for USS Kitty Hawk CV has received his second COM NAVAIRPAC Blue M award for best carrier medical department and earned his third Sea Service ribbon and second Battle E award He concurrently served as Joint Task Force Surgeon for exercise Tandem Thrust 95 Capt Moore has served with exception al distinction as neurologist teacher surface warfare medical department officer air craft carrier senior medical officer and naval flight surgeon Capt Moore conducted research in high pressure neurophysiology performed exten sive work for experimental hydrogen diving procedures and completed the first full pro tocol for hydrogen research at Naval Med ical Research Institute He also initiated novel studies in comparative neurophysi ology of deepdiving mammals as relevant to tie problem of decompression illness and highpressure nervous syndrome in human divers Capt Moores graduate studies in exper imental psychology at the University of West Florida in PensacoU allowed him to work on a thesis on vestibular psy chophysics There he designed the Visual Vestibular Interaction Test for Motion Sick ness susceptibility which is still in use at the Naval Aerospace Medical Research Labo ratory at Naval Air Station His subsequent work at the Naval Aero space Medical Institute as a staff neurologist earned him numerous Golden Apple teach ing awards As senior medical officer and medical department head aboard the USS Enterprise CVN 65 during Operation Praying Mantis in 1988 he was responsible for the Navys largest radiation health pro gram and for the only forwarddeployed afloat surgical hospital during hostile fire against banian naval forces in the Persian Gulf Brandon J Fdton of New Braunfels son of Jack and Jackie Sager recently enlisted in the Navy for guaranteed training in the Navys Radioman program Brandon enlisted under the Delayed Entry Program and will report to Recruit Training Command Great Lakes in Jan 1996 for active duty where he will undergo basic training Upon completion of basic training Bran don will begin 13 weeks of schooling at San Diego in the Radioman field Radiomen operate radiotelephones and radioteletypes prepare messages for inter national and domestic commercial tele graph in addition to sending and receiving messages via the Navy system After suc cessfully completing school he could be assigned to any one of the Navys duty stations around the world Air Force Cadet Jeffrey W Nelson has been placed on the Deans List at the Air Force Academy Colorado Springs for academic excellence with a or better gradepoint average at the end of the semester Nelson is the son of Ellen J Lesh of Calif and Wayne E Nel son of Canyon Lake Texas Jason E OBrien has been officially accepted as a cadet at the Air Force Academy Colorado Springs as a member of the 1999 graduating class The cadets acceptance marked the end of com pletion of six weeks of basic cadet training which included military courtesies and cus toms and daily testing of their physical endurance and mental strength With their acceptance in the academy the new cadets embark upon a 4year journey toward graduation to receive a bachelor of science degree and 9 commission in the Air Force as a second lieutenant OBrien is the son of Jim M and Jeane E OBrien of Canyon Lake and is a 1995 graduate of Smithsoa Valley High School