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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 18, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas                                HeraldZeitung 0 Thursday April 1 ft i f Si A best garden contest is being sponsored by the Mens Garden Club New Braiinfeis Feed and Supply and the County Extension Service Office Contest is open to anyone in theiNeW Bfauhfeli arta There is no entry fee and dash prizes will be awarded Entry forms and rules are available at the New Breunfets Feed and Supply and at the Extension office Entry deadline is May I QoHtoumanMfrt The Gifcater Hfsjpanic Chamber of Commerce will hold its 1 first annual golf toumarnent Saturday May 11 at the North clffe Club kst ba modified scramble format will begin with an 8 shotgun start Space is limited call Mario Castaneda at 6092528 or Ron Gonzalez at 609 1176 or 6060277 Nursing scholarships available Those enrolled or planning to attend a nursing program in the fall of 1996 are encouraged to apply for the Elliot Knox Nursing Scholarship or the Cecelia Springmeyer Nursing Scholarship Deadline to apply is May 1 Call Dina Vineyard at 6069111 extension 441 for information Lawman of the Year Ron chairman of the Lawman of the Year award committee of the Breakfast Lions Club is seeking nomi nations for the Ed Murphy Memorial Award Applications to nominate an outstanding lawman for this award are avail able at Zipps office 384 Landa or at KGNB radio station Deadline for nominations is April 30 i Lubys supports Project Graduation The New Braunfels Lubys will donate 5 percent of any bill 10 percent if you eat there on a Monday or Tuesday to Project Graduation Cards from each school have been distributed and can be found around town Just turn in your pink or blue ticket at Lubys when you pay your bill and Lubys makes the donation The promotion con tinues throughout April ACS Car Wash I Have a clean car courtesy of Landa Street Car Wash and at the same time help in the fight against cancer in our coun ty Throughout the month of April Landa Street Car Wash jis offering two specials which will benefit the Comal Coun ty Unit of the American Cancer Society For every Mini Detail Package or Unicom Special Wash Landa Street Car Wash will donate a portion of the cost to help underwrite the 1996 ACS Starlight Gala The gala scheduled for June 15 is the only ACS fund raising event benefiting cancer patients in the Comal County area Landa Street Car Wash is located two blocks West of Walnut at 790 Landa and is open seven days a week Volunteers needed The city of New Braunfels and Comal County are look ing for volunteers to help run the household hazardous waste collection day scheduled for Saturday April 27 For more information call Elroy Friesenhahn at 6082120 Label collection The Head Start Program Bel collecndn drive to get valuable educational equipment Head Start may redeem labels for free audiovisual equipment athletic equipment reference books teaching aids computers and more Labels from Campbells Soup Franco American V8 Juice Prego Swanson Mrs Pauls Vlasic Open Pit Pace are eligible for redemption For more Bambi Simpson at 2103798110 Dealers needed The New Braunfels Conservation Society is pleased to announce that on June 1 at the New Braunfels Civic Cen ter the Society will hold its first Collectors Showcase and Sale Dealers wishing to participate with fine collectibles or antiques call 6292943 Teen Connection forms group A group for children from single parent divorced step parent families will be held on Thursday afternoons at Teen Connection The group for children who are in the fourth through sixth grades will meet from 4 to and a group for children in first though third grades will meet from to 5 The charge for the group will be per session Martha Ward licensed pro fessional counselor art therapist and elementary school counselor will facilitate the groups If you are interested in your child participating or want further information call Teen Connection at 6296571 For Kids Sake Family Outreach of Comal County will offer For Kids a seminar for divorcing parents which will help parents realize the damaging effect on children and enable parents to nurture their children through the transition of divorce The fourhour seminar will be offered twice each month from 6 to 10 on the second Tuesday and Wednesday evenings of the month For infor mation call 6201299 Hepatitis B vaccine Hepatitis B vaccine is available at the Comal County Health Department for all children born after Nov as well as children ages 11 and older The vaccine is given during regular immunization clinics at the Health Depart ment each Tuesday and Thursday from 8 am to 11 am and 1 to 4 For additional information call 6205595 Aggie scholarships The Comal County Club will offer several schol arships for students who will be entering Texas Uni versity as freshmen in the fall of 1996 If you are interested you must be a resident of Comal County and have been accepted to Texas For more information see your high school counselor or call 6297585 Friday bingo Smokefree bingo every Friday at 600 Peace spon sored by VFW Post 7110 starting at 7 Post opens at Weekly bingo Comal County Sportsman Association has bingo every afternoon with early birds beginning at and regular bingo at 2 The association is located at 252 Kowald Lane JPost 39 bingo the Women Infants and Children program at 1 1551 H Walnut is giving immunizations free to participants as well as new applicants Cfinic hours are Monday from 8 to 7 Tuesday through Thursday from to and Friday from 8 to 1 Walkins wel come Clown Corps The Clown Corps will be back at the Childrens Museum for Clowning Around After School The class meets every Thursday in April 4 1 and 25 from 4 to 5 Learn the art of makeup the art of balloon sculpture and the history of clowns Cost is for members for no members Reserve your spot now class is limited Call the museum at 6200939 Ram dance The COmal County Senior Citizens Center will have a rain dance Friday April 19 to Snacks served at 7 Tickets ate in advance or at the door John and Betty Prejean of Strictly Dancing will provide the music Everyone welcome For information call 6294547 Car show The New Braunfels Swap Meet and Car Show will be held April 1921 at the Comal County Fairgrounds Car enthusiasts will come together to buy and sell hardtofind car parts and show off their beautifully restored classic cars The event includes a swap meet and car corral starting at 7 am on Friday Saturday and Sunday A car and track show will be held on Sunday A Sheriffs auction will be held Saturday at 2 All events are free to the public The event is sponsored by the New Braunfels Rotary Club and the New Braunfels Area Car Club For more information call 6205950 Immunization clinic The Texas Department of Health is having an immu nization clinic Saturday April 20 from 10 am to 1 at Krueger Elementary School old cafeteria in Marion Cost is per shot For information call 9142803 extension 243 Adopt a Greyhound Meet a greyhound at New Braunfels Feed Greyhound Pets of Chapter will be there Saturday April 20 from 10 to 1 Greyhounds are typically very loving dogs with great personalities Brochures and adoption applications will also be available For information call 5 12 2582947 Little League Fun Day The New Braunfels National Little League will have its annual Fun Day Saturday April 20 from 10 to 2 at the National League baseball fields across from Landa Park The fundraiser is open to the public and will have games contests prizes raffle entertainment food and refreshments Team pictures will also be taken Model Railroad Jamboree American Legion Post 35 IMS bingo every Saturday night vice is free and confidential with early birds at 7 regular bingo at the post is located at 252 Kowald Lane Maternity classes McKenna Memorial Hospital Maternity Center is offer ing a free preadmission class to women planning to deliv er their babies at McKenns You will get information about a typical stay breastand bottlefeeding infant care and birthing options A maternity center tour and preadmission forms will be provided You are welcome to bring your hus band or a guest Call 6069111 ext 252 to leave a message A nurse will return your call and talk about class times and sign up Wall child physicals Well child physicals are provided at the Comal County Health Department for children on Medicaid from birth to five years of age Well child checkups include nutritional assessment growth and development assessment vision and hearing tests anemia screening blood lead testing complete physical examinations and immunizations These physicals are provided by a registered nurse and are by appointment only For information or to schedule an appointment please contact the Health Department at 620 5595 Thinking off starting a buslnoss 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 infor mation including Small Business Development Center checklist for going into business startup financing and SBA loan application procedures and an overview of the business plan outline To register call the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce at 6252385 Free mammograms Free mammograms are offered to women over age 50 who meet income and other requirements For informa tion on whether you qualify and how to get a free mam mogram call Melisa Garcia at 6253471 Immunization clinics Immunization clinics are available at the Comal County Health Department The general public may receive immu nizations each Tuesday or Thursday from 8 to 11 or 1 to 4 on a walkin basis Appointments are available for infants and toddlers from birth to two years Minor children must be accompanied by an adult and writ ten consent of parent or guardian must be given for each vis it Vaccines cannot be administered on an empty stomach Special clinics are held in Sattler and at schools in the county Call 6205595 for appointment times dates and immunization fee schedules Hepatitis B vaccine Hepatitis B vaccine is now available to all adults at the Comal County Health Department For fee schedule and hours call the Health Department at 6205595 Pap smears Pap smears for wotfien are available the fourth Wednesi day of each monflf at the Comal County Health Department Any woman in need of a routine pap smear who does not require birth control may schedule an appointment by call ing 6205595 AIDS services The Alamo Area Resource Center a San Antonio based service agency provide outreach of ser vices to the positive citizens of Public health Region 8 which includes Comal County as well as Gon zales Guadalupe Karnes Atascosa Frio Medina Ban dera Kerr Kendall Gillespie and Wilson counties Among the services being offered are case management onsite transportation assistance housing assistance food vouchers medical and dental referrals food stamp and SSI application assistance as well as mental health and sub stance abuse counseling Contact Ms Lupe Montalvo case manager or Randy Hinkle case management administrator at 18003082437 Vaccine available Pneumococcal Pneumonia infects up to people per year in the United States with more than deaths occurring as a result A vaccine is available which pro vides excellent protection against 23 of the most common types of Pneumococcal Bacteria This vaccine is recom mended for adults who have chronic illness including heart or lung disease diabetes alcoholism HTV cancer kidney or liver disease or for adults age 65 years or older Unlike flu vaccine this vaccine may be given at anytime of the year The vaccine is available at the Comal County Health Depart ment every Tuesday and Thursday between the hours of 8 and 11 am or to 4 For further information please telephone the Health Department at 6205595 Moms and tots A moms and tots play group a place where moms and preschoolers can interact together and meet new people has formed Meeting place is St Paul Lutheran Church 181 S Santa Clara second floor kindergarten room from 11 to Bring lunch Group meets every Wednesday Call Jane at 6296325 or Mary at 9643141 for information Bingo night Saints Peter and Paul Bingo every Sunday at 7 Smoke free bingo American Legion Post 35 holds smoke free bingo every Saturday night at the Sportsman Club on Kowald Lane Ear ly Bird starts at 7 and regular games start at Food is available starting at 6 Bingo night The Fraternal Order of Eagles has bingo every Thursday night Early bird starts at 7 with sandwiches and home made pastries and other food items from the kitchen 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 considering starting a business Topics cover financing personnel business planning taxes expansion and many oth ers Also the Business StartUp orientation was well received and will be offered the first Tuesday of each month Appointments may be made for individual coun seling and for the orientation by calling 6252385 The ser t Eagles Auxiliary rummagesile will be held Saturday April 27 at Eagles Hall The Eagles Auxiliary will A rummage sale Memberttrf tt ed and marked by the sale To get donations picked up call 6257243or6293224 HaxardoiM iste collection an atthe NiewlBrauhTefsModel Railroad 9 am to 5 Saturday April 20 at the New Braunfels Civic Center Adults 17 and under maximum per family Depot open house flea market train layouts raf fle prizes door prizes refreshments videos Union Pacific Locomotive special displays Rummage sale La Mujer Tejana is having a rummage and bake sale Saturday April 20 and Sunday April 21 at the Weekend Market 1661 S Seguin St from 10 to 5 Garage sale Eden Heights apartments tenants association is spon soring a garage sale April 20 from 9 am to 3 Rummage sale The George A Garcia VFW Memorial Post 1050 and auxiliary will have a rummage and bake sale Saturday April 20 from 8 to 2 at 1522 Camellia Lane Gruene Market Days Gruene Market Days will be April 20 and 2 1 with more than 100 Texas artists and craftsmen selling their works on the grounds of the Adobe Verde Restaurant and Gruenew erks Chili cookoff A chili and bean cookoff will be held at Canyon Lake Sunday April 21 featuring music by Jay Eric and Pure Heart to benefit abandoned and abused children For informa tion call 8997841 Garage sale A garage sale to benefit the Childrens Miracle Network will be held at the WaltMart Distribution Center parking lot 3920 135 N Sunday April 21 from to 3 Snacks and refreshments for sale Aggie Muster The 1996 Aggie Muster will be held Sunday April 21 at the New Braunfels Civic Center Fellowship begins at followed by dinner at and the Muster pro gram The guest speaker will be Dennis Goehring 57 two time All Southwest Conference guard for Coach Paul Bear Bryant Aggie Muster is open to all former students and their families and friends of Reservations can be made by calling 6066324 by April 19 Cost including dinner is 1 for adults and for children age 1 1 and under Business workshop A business plan workshop is being offered by the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce and the UTSA Business Development Center from 9 to noon on Tuesday April 23 at the chamber office Cost is and will cover the threehour information packed workshop and materials Seating is limited To make reservations call Donna at 6252385 Business mixer The Greater Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will have its Spring Fling Business Mixer April 23 at at the Childrens Museum in the Courtyard Shopping Center Cost is The mixer features door prizes entertainment food and networking Tables will be set up so businesses can bring information about their businesses After you spray script paint or clean bring the leftover products to tne Household hazardous waste collection day from aHL to 3 Saturday April 27 behind Fire Station at 4120 Loop 337 in New Braunfels Sponsored by the City of New Braunfels and Comal County all city and county res idents may participate Recyclable products used motor oil oil filters auto batteries tires paint and antifreeze may be dropped off free Other items are charged per pound CknirmetontheQuadalupe Gourmet on the Guadalupe fundraising dinner for St Judes Ranch for Children will be held at the Restaurant at Gruene Mansion Inn at May 2 Tickets are per person The dinner will be on a covered patio overlooking the Guadalupe River For information call Dee Anderson 6257939 Harmony Revue r The Hill Country Chorus will hold its 22nd show the Harmony Revue Sunday April 28 at 4 pm at Jackson Auditorium at Texas Lutheran College in Seguin Tickets are for seniors and general admission in advance or at the door They are on sale at the Senior Citizens Center Comal Flower Shop and the Chamber of Commerce office or from group members Fellowship Day The May Fellowship Day Service of Church Women United will be held at Faith United Church of Christ at the corner of Loop 337 and East Common Street The service will be Friday May 3 at Everyone invited to join in this ecumenical service of worship and fellowship Lakefest 96 Run The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung Lakefest 96 5K Run is Saturday May 4 Runners will race across Canyon Dam on a flat fast course Gospel singer Peaches Kelley will perform An elite field of runners will run at with the 5K run and walk at 9 am followed by the kids run at The Lakefest 96 fun then begins at the Dam Red Barn with a crawfish boil horseshoe and bass tourna ments Auction and dance at 8 featuring Cross Coun try Golf tournament at 1 at the Canyon Lake Golf and Country Club Sunday May 5 at TbarM will host a tennis tournament It all benefits Habitat for Human ity and MHMR For information call Susan Phillips at 6095030 Red Cross orientation An orientation will be held for Red Cross volunteers at McKenna Memorial Hospital Saturday May 4 at 9 am Vol unteers are needed at the hospital and area nursing homes If interested call Lola Behrens at 6259764 i The New Braunfels Post Office Employees will hold the fourth annual food drive for New Braunfels Canyon Lake and all of Comal County On Saturday May 11 citizens may place nonperishable food items by their mailbox and car riers will pick them up and deliver them to the New Braun fels food bank Showcase and sale Collectors Showcase and Sale at the New Braunfels Civic Center from 9 to 5 Saturday June 1 Admis sion adults 17 and under free Sponsored by the New Braunfels Conservation Society A quality selection of fine antiques and collectibles is expected Bring your own for appraisal Were Meeting St Anns Christian Mothers Altar Society of Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Church will meet April 18 at 2 at the Knights of Columbus Hall Dick Koegle and Allen Strick land will speak on the building project Comal Garden Club meets April 18 Members will meet at the Oaks Shopping Center at 9 to travel to Fredncks burg for a tour of an Herb Farm The National Association of Retired Federal Employ ees will meet at April 19 at the Senior citizen Cen ter on Lancia Street Refreshments will be served All Retired Federal Employees are welcomed Roger Havtak from the Texas Agricultural Extension office will speak about gar dening and fruit trees The TriCounty Parent Support Group meets at the Assembly Room of the First United Methodist Church 572 W San Antonio Saturday April 20 at Guest speaker will be Becky Tarwater from the San Antonio PATH project Information on including all children in regular edu cation classrooms will be discussed For information call Cheryl Kloss at 6063810 The Retired Eagles Activities Club will meet on April 21 from 2 6 at Eagles Hall Hamburgers will be fur nished by the club with all the trimmings for a hamburger Those having a birthday or anniversary may bring a cake or cookies for the afternoon Mrs Bonnie Knapp State President of the VFW Auxiliary will make her official visit to the fifth dstrict meeting to be held at VFW Post in Geronimo April 21 at Mrs Hal Webster fifth district commander and Mrs Ardith Mueller fifth district president will be in attendance Young Life meets at Tree Tops Monday April 22 at The Canyon Lake Retired Teachers win meet April 22 at at the Rio Raft Conference Center in Sattler Jack Wallace will give the program and the group will have te reg ular business meeting and will present awards to selected members Delegates to the state meeting heW April 1113 in Fort Worth will gjve reports For information call 8994796 The Joseph Acker Chapter United Daughters of 1812 meet Tuesday April 23 at the home of Virginia Ming at For information call 6254931 Friends of the Ranch meet at 7 at St Johns Epis copal Church in the Fellowship Hall April 23   

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