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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 10, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas month her birthday locd teed trtgedy of time Myhusbtnd and I were just talking inourbrthtoom I hadnt done sdfeormmttkjn for months btft somehow I found the hnttp My fad landed in the tight Fearing the worst Hifl immediately fnfede w appoirtmtot with her doeJor die fottariog Monday which began a luteday setrch for cancer ft was the longest nine idays of toy said the honp was so small the dcMor was unable to fed it But he Was voy thorough even though Fmso A uaiumugiam also tinted to deted the tanp But her doctor did not stop there HOI was ften sent to see in oncologist in Austin who also was unable to fmd the lump in her breast finally the tiny lump showed up on a ftooognm followed by a needle biop sy at McKenna Hospital three days to T was at a Bfttestody fellowship and called my husband Rocky to find iut what the results were They told me was at home waiting for me Thats JwTwn I knew the test was Hill said tearfully As I walked though the door at home Rocky gave Jme die news and we just held each Hills husband Rocky had faced a similar situation some 20 years ago when his father died a painful death from lung cancer just days before die f r in womans fight aeainst cancer fisi fttftobrJOYHU Joy Rocky couple married Ttnft was hud for aim rGn svd rfest DCS JUKI aod now his wife I think he thought the same wing wss cystic to hsppefi to me na shes 14 The ooBpfe iteed raaay devaskxts from Ban to my home arai give me my options eaefa ese Ifcis also a wopfafti QassfiHa SBKL But it was the csssftes sttoEg Seta aad sup port cfesdbs I wasnt able After much prayer Hilt said she finally chose to go forward with a lumpectorhy and radiation Theres so rnmy different opinions Somepeo pk advise a mastectomy to complete ly get rid of the breast But she found rnr cure rate to be dw same using either option Some people said 1 would be vate if I kept the breast But it was the best option Now with a twoandahalf inch scar very Ktde pain and 25 radiation treatments to go Htfl says she made the right choke They took out the Jump and 21 lymph nodes Each node was free of During the almost twoweek period of uncertainty Hill said she was most touched by the community support in New Braunfels She said womens prayer groups old and new friends and ethos prayed for her recovery Teapte I even know were pray ing fer That the night before her sagay a ftmde cancer survivor called at just Ae right moment I was fight my fear all of a sudden she called me out of the blue It was such a bless accordSng to fSH 1 was actually peace because sf my feith in Jesus True to his name she said her hus band was a rocf was unbe Kevably strong and supportive by my side every step of die way He even took notes through each doctors examination and asked questions when After die surgery Hill was met by American Cancer Society volunteers who offered encouragement and edu cation through their Reach to Recov ery program about what she could now expect Her name was Mrs Mil lie Mader She was very encouraging and upbeat She showed me exercises to do with my arm so I wouldnt lose die use of my Hill said the radi ation treatment was also described as Masons to lay cornerstones for new schools I The Masonic Grand Lodge of Texas I will conduct a ceremony leveling or flaying cornerstones for three new Comal Independent School District schools Mountain Valley Intermediate Intermediate School teryear m America Masons have been lev eling cornerstones since 1734 when Grand Master Benjamin Franklin presided at the Masonic ceremonies for Independence Hall in Philadelphia School The ceremony will be conducted at jll Monday April 15 All three will be dedicated during die single ceremony at die Mountain Valley location 1081 Sattler Road in jjCanyonLake 5 Next years fifth and sixth grade Mountain Valley Intermediate School student and approximately 40 Masons will be present at die dedication A short reception will follow Many Texas schools have comer stones leveled by die Masons The tra tetion in part stems fronWSdeJbflZ Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar Lamar oecame the first elected vice president pf the Texas Republic in 1836 and jvas inaugurated as the second presi dent of the Texas nation in 1838 f Lamar a Mason is known as die of Education in Texas due to ins role in securing legislation which in J1839 set aside land for public schools and two universities I When me Grand Master steps for ward to lead die brief activities he will be performing a ceremony that is over years old older dian Masonry and is die one ceremony that connects Masonry directly to the crafts pen of die Middle Ages It is essen die same ceremony as that used in dedicating some of die great churches 9nd buildings of Europe References to Cornerstones are even found in the Bible which indicates their antiquity Today die cornerstone ceremony is wholly symbolic and rarely involves the massive blocks of granite of yes WITH THIS COUPON 20 DISCOUNT OFF DINE IN MENU ITEMS ONLY GOOD ANYTIME THROUGH APRIL RESTAURANT Just off IH35 Exit 189 on Hwy 46 New Braunfels 6253280 o I XCJ NtRY eCD B WATSON for CHy Council District JU yevr ceuncll menber I ptan ffes keep o low tgx rate prptect oyr rivers qnd lakes keep a sqfe city congestion support higher education initiative pretf st tHf histQri Character oigwr district eomrnerciql growth April 34 PQI April 51 9J5 April 34 April 511 AprBMl Presented in MO Cancun Rest McQueeney Rd Granzm s Meal Market Choice Full Cut Round Steak Pork Cutlets Chicken Fried Steak Big 7Up 8 Pack 20 oz painless The Xrays are concentrated only on the affected area for about minute and a day five days a week Thats it Now with most Of die uncertainty behind her Hill hopes to offer die same encouragement to odier cancer sur vivors I hope I can do die same for someone else some day 1 want people to know theres hope They need to seek advise and get opinions Know all of your options before you make a decision But most of all trust in God to see you The ACS Reach to Recovery pro gram is one of five local programs offered to cancer survivors and their families Road to Recovery offers transportation to cancer patients Look Good Feel Better provides make overs Cancer Support Dialogue offers support through monthly meet ings Camp Discovery gives the younger survivors a chance for summer activity tailored to their individual abil ities The upcoming Starlight Gala A Night in provides the only funding for these programs Vol unteers encourage all Comal County residents to purchase one or more of only 400 tickets available for the June 15 event Those dollars make a differ ence to local residents like Joy Rocky and Christina someone you know Hill said Easter offers new life for me and my family this year The American Cancer Society made my road a lot Comal Healthcare Foundation Board receive donation from New Braunfela Jaycees Pictured left to right are Lance Mendlda Dr Stanley Woodward Jennifer Covlngton Dennla Heftkamp Horfente Hernandez Lealle Thorn Shelly Mote Robert Orr Sue Kolath and Charles Mote III Jaycees support McKenna The New Braunfels Jaycees recent ly presented a donation to Comal Healthcare Foundation The gift will help renovate and refurbish die main lobby of McKenna Memori al Hospital Comal Healthcare Foundation is a philanthropic organization which sup ports McKenna Memorial Hospital Led by Chairman Stanley Woodward the foundation recently elected the following new board members Laveme Cudabec Hortehse B Her nandez Jan Kennady Nile Riedel and Leslie Thorn The McKenna Board of Trustees appointed Robert Orr to serve a oneyear term with the Foundation Board Local News The HeraldZertung The Deals are Better Becker 1994 Buick Century 4 Door Tilt Cruise Cassette Seat Blue Miles 1991 Ford F250 Becker Motor Company 547 S Sequin Braunfels Tx 6063463 18008792621 992 Plymouth Vovager LEy 1990 Buick Century 6 Tilt Cruise I 2 Door V6 I Tilt Cruise Seat Quad 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