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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 5, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas                                HflraldZtHuriQ 0 Sunday May 0 6 A Oliver at NBCA Niw BraunMi ChrtMian Academy will prcunt ttM con May e In the aehool fiymhatlum Curtain la at Admission la frta and tha puWlc la InvKad Plcturtd ara front row I to r Mlcah Wllllama David McMillan Calab Smith Nalt SkeHon and Joshua Cunningham mlddfa row Daniel Phillips Burton Speckman and Chrla Hallay back row Mallaaa Plekatt Jason Lawallan Nata Arnold Brooka Kallar Tamara Scholl and April Blackmon Comal County Youth Homemaking and Art Fair The Comal County Youth Homemaking and Art Fair is offering a 1996 Scholarship in the amount of to a qualified high school senior recommended by a scholarship committee and voted upon by a majority of mem bers The following requirements should be met in order for a candidate to be con sidered for the scholarship 1 Candidate should make application for scholarship during his or her junior year in high school Application deadline will be May and May 1 each year thereafter The scholarship will be awarded the following year at the Youth Homemaking Art Fam 2 Candidate should have qualified and participated as an exhibitor in the Candidates participation in the should include at least one year in high school prior to application for this scholarship 3 Candidate should submit an essay with a 250 word minimum which would include an introduction of himself or herself a brief history of his or her involvement in the fair areas goals and future plans and the essay should tell how this scholarship will benefit these goals and future plans The essay will be judged as to content grammar punctuation and spelling 4 Candidates should be planning to attend college or ah institute of higher learning beyond the high school level 5 Participation of the candidate of candidates in the will be considered in choosing a scholarship recipient The scholarship committee consisting of at least three members of the will review all scholarship applications and make their recom mendations of recipients based on the above criteria No parent of a junior in high school may serve on the scholarship committee The scholarship committee has the option to divide the scholarship as they deem necessary The committees rec ommendations will then be put before the membership for a vote Essays along with applicants name address telephone number school and the he or she participated in the may be mailed to Comal County Youth Homemaking Art Fair 853 Lone Oak Road New Braunfels TX 78132 Zaffirini to speak at TLC graduation State Senator Judith Zaffirini of Laredo will be the speaker at the 105th spring commencement of Texas Lutheran College The commencement ceremony will be held on Saturday May 11 at 3 in Memorial Gymnasium of the col leges Jones Physical Education Com plex Representing the 21st State Senato rial District Zaffirini first was elected in 1986 and has served continuously since that time Upon her election in 1986 she ibccame the first border area resident the first Hispanic woman senator in Texas Appointed by Lt Gov Bob Bul lock Zaffirini serves as chair of the Senate Health and Human Services Committee and chair of the Senate Finance Subcommittee on Health and Human Services and Natural Resources She also was appoint ed to the Senate committees on Finance and on Education the Appropriations Conference Com mittee the Senate General Investi gating Commit tee and the Exec utive Committee of the Texas Office for Prevention of Develop mental Disabilities Boasting a careerlong 100 percent attendance and voting records Sen Judith Zaffirini Zaffirini cast consecutive votes during five regular and 12 special ses sions She considers her legislative suc cess to include passing bills to immu nize 100 percent of Texas children suspend the drivers licenses of drunk drivers keep radioactive waste dump sites out of her district stop the prolif eration of colonias and reform Med icaid and welfare Sen Zaffirini has received more than 250 awards and honors for her legisla tive public service and professional work s v T She was named Outstanding Legisv lator and Friend of Business by the Texas Chamber of Commerce in 1994 and a Legislative Crime Fighter of the Year by the Greater Dallas Crime Commission In 1995 the South Texas Press Asso ciation honored her for her distin guished career in journalism and pub lic service and the Laredo Commission on Women inducted her into their first Laredo Womens Hall of Fame The senator holds a bachelor of sci ence master of arts and doctorate from the University of Texas at Austin She and her husband Carlos Zaffirini have been married for 31 years and have one son Carlos Jr Graduation day activities at Texas Lutheran begin with a baccalaureate service in the Chapel oft theyAbjdihg Presence Weinert on May 11 1 finoi Commencement exercises follow in the afternoon at which time Zaffirini will address the graduating class of 1996 Letters to the Kenyan library seeks eradicate Illiteracy Editor I would be very grateful if you would publish this letter in your esteemed newspaper Webuye SelfHelp Library based in a small but busy town along NairobiKampala Road in west ern Kenya of East Africa is determined to help in eradicating illiteracy among local Africans I kindly request your reader who wish to assist this worthy project to do so by sending any reading materials or money to help us meet library running costs to Mr Tim N Magari Library Coordinator Webuye Library Services Box 842 WebuyeKenya East Africa Sincerely Tim N Magari Kenya East Africa t KKK Not wanted here Editor I am writing to tell you how much I agree with your editorial opinion regarding the KKK rally Although the Klan has a legal right to peacefully gath er I join with you in calling for a total boycott of their activities I also call on businesses in New Braunfels to not rent their hotel rooms to any known member to not sell anything to any known member to not serve any known member of this hate mongering group I also call upon the media to not give these nuts the attention they so crave By our boycott and silent disapproval we will pro claim New Braunfels DOES NOT WANT THEM HERE Dee Martin New Braunfels CROSS LUTHERAN SCHOOL has now opened registration for First Grade for the 199697 school year For registration forms please call the Church Office 6253666 or stop by at 169 S Hickory It is in the Churchs plans to add a grade to the school each year up through Eighth Grade so that students can continue their education at Cross Lutheran CROSS LUTHERAN SCHOOL CHILD CARE CENTER is accepting registration for PK3 PK4 and kindergarten for Fall 96 Extended care is also available Also registering for our summer program We offer learning and caring in a Christian environment provided by a dedicated and specially trained staff 210 6253666 KMERdKMY EYEGLASS SERVICE Glasses made while you wait One hour or less for most prescriptions Creative Eyewear 844 N Walnut St New Braunfels TX 78130 Cardenville Supplier Expirti Miy 31 1996 750 Braunfels 210 6092800 OPEN MonSat 96 Sun 104 SUMMEHWCOD RIVER OARDENS FROSTWOOD it New property site of picnic The merry month of May is Older Americans Month and one of the ways we plan to celebrate here at the Senior Center picnic It will This picnic will be under the trees on mtfriewly acquired property those who want td be inside may do so In fact we will probably be using the whole place The picnic will take the place of the regular Tuesday congregate meal Marie The food will be usu al but it will be a picnictype menu In addition to a seniors cele bration the event will also be to celebrate Phase I of our expansion pro gram which is the purchase of the twoacre property and paving with new construction to follow As Larry Kellerman explained to the group of volunteers who attended the vblun teers luncheon on Monday April 29 1996 ground breaking for the new construction portion of the expansion will begin Sept The delay of course has to do with bids choosing a general contractor money and all the factors that go along with this kind of venture But the die is cast the time is set and we go forward Please plan to attend the picnic You are invited to spend the remain der of the day playing various games or joining in other festivities of the day Entertainment is being planned Mostly it is a time to get together with friends and enjoy the facilities and the food Approximately 130 people signed up for the volunteer luncheon last Monday April 29 About 110 actual ly attended The others may have for gotten or since that was the day of the big they may have just stayed home to keep dry Anyway it was a very nice affair with beautifully dec orated tables Incidentally the table decorations were from the Rain Dance the Center held on the Fri day night before It must have worked because we had rain on Monday Maybe we need to schedule many more rain dances excellent job of presenting the updat ed expansion plans and explaining the procedure for this urtdeVtDdng Once again we challenge the mem bership and the community to help the Senior Center mike this project work We ate very appreciative of the many donations that have already been made to our expansion fund Your support is indicative of your desire to have a more workable facil ity and to be able to provide more services for the community Tobin Hoffmann and Les Thorn and their committee will be conduct ing an allout fundraising campaign in the very near future It is neces sary for us to know the extent of fund ing in order to determine what other steps must be taken to bring the ren ovation and expansion to reality In this month of celebration Hook back on all the seniors and others who made the current building pos sible We called it the Miracle on Landa It was a joint effort of people giving dollars hours mate rials moral and physical support and just plain old manual labor They all had a dream and it became reality Once again we oldtimers have a dream and if I know New Braun fels it will become a working miracle again Recently in a San Antonio publi cation Our Ageless Times Spring an article appears entitled In New Braunfels Retirement Living is There were pictures of the court house the plaza and the Comal County Senior Citizens Center Also Ronni D Hoessli interviewed Gladys Battling about the Center in which she spoke of the pride we feel for the role retirees play in New Braunfels and in particular at the Senior Center Gladys described activities and ser vices provided by the Center Also you may remember that we have been written up in the National Senior Citizens Association Maga zine as the miracle that happened and it is recognized that we have one of the best senior centers in the coun try We all have a lot to be proud of here and I know that if we all work together we can create a second mir acle I believe in miracles I also believe that the possible may be hard to do but that the impossible is just a little harder fXv Qawson is a New Braunfels First Stale Bank Main Plaza New Braunfels Were Celebrating First State Bank has been on Main Plaza for one year and its been a great year Were inviting you to come in anytime Wednesday May 8th through Friday May 10th and have a piece of cake and a cup of punch with us Were giving away prizes too Be sure to register to win a dinner for two at Pats Place or a dinner for two at the Huisache Grill The lucky winner will be announced Friday afternoon We would like to thank all of our new customers and friends for making First State Banks first year on the Plaza so successful First State Bank is an independent bank and believes in the oldfashioned style of banking Its a style thats catching on Come in and see us The partys on us FIRST STATE BANK Locally the heart of New Braunfels 405 Main Plaza New Braunfels TX 78130 6080233 Motor Bank Entrance off North Seguin Avenue Member FDIC Equal Housing Lender   

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