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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 23, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas                                HerafdZeltung O Wednesday October O 9 A Stammtisch Pumpkin First United Methodist Church is selling pumpkins through Oct 30 The church expects to receive pumpkins and it plans to sell some of them at Gruene Market Days on Saturday Proceeds from the sale benefit the youth summer programs They say Its your birthday This month marks a year in New Braunfels for the Unitarian Universalists To celebrate the congregations birthday the Rev Art Severance minister of the First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Antonio will be the guest speaker and lead the service at today at Faith United Church of Christ 970 N Loop 337 All are welcomed Spaghetti supper Tickets are now on sale for the New Braunfels Christian Academy Spaghetti Supper which will be held from 5 to 7 today at the school at 995 Mission Hills Drive Tickets are each and ticketholders are entitled to draw for door prizes There also will be a silent auction Call 6296222 for information Art show The Canyon Lake Art Guild will put on An Evening with the Arts from 6 to 9 today at the Canyon Lake Golf and Country Club in Startzville to benefit the Canyon Lake Community Youth Recreation Centers Project Kids in Safe The program will include the guilds 1996 judged art show of paintings sculptures pottery jewelry and quilts A silent auction also will be held Entertainment and a cash bar will be provided Admission donations are at the door or in advance McKenna book fair Prices on books will be reduced 20 percent to 70 percent at McKenna Memorial Hospitals Book Fair from 7 to 4 Thursday and 7 to 6 Friday The selection of topics will include books on health education children sports games history and cooking Ten percent of all proceeds will benefit the Elliot Knox Nursing Scholarship Fund Vaccine for seniors Wllfbe f fof 6T andolder from 9 to and to 4 Friday at the New Braunfels Senior Citizens Center and at the same times Nov 1 at the Canyon Lake Action Center The 1996 flu vaccine is available this month for all adults ages 18 and older at the Comal County Health Department Special adult flu clinics will be held on a walkin basis from 8 to 11 and 2 to 4 every Monday in October The vaccine also may be obtained during regular immunization clinics from 8 to 11 and 1 to 4 on Tuesdays and Thursdays The fee for a vaccine is For more information call the Health Department at 6205595 Managing health care Rosemary Robert of the Methodist Hospital System will answer questions about health management organizations and preferred provider organizations from to 3 Friday in the new Marion Community Library Pumpkin patch The nurses of McKenna Memorial Hospital are once again holding a Pumpkin Patch from 3 to 6 Friday in front of the hospital Visitors can participate in a costume contest or have their faces painted for or they can purchase a Halloween p impkin crafts and goodies Local doctors also will compete in a pumpkin carving contest from to The childrens costume contest starts at 5 A raffle drawing will be held at 6 All proceeds benefit the Elliot Knox Nursing Scholarship Fund which helps support local students pursuing nursing careers Cemetery cleanup The fall meeting and cleanup at the Smithson Valley Cemetery will be held at 9 Saturday All interested people are invited to attend Bake sale The New Braunfels Lioness Club will hold a bake sale Saturday at the exit doors of HEB Proceeds will go to the Texas Childrens Camp and local charities Holiday bazaar Randolph Air Force Base will hold its annual holiday bazaar Deep in the Arts of from 9 to 5 Saturday The bazaar sponsored by the Randolph Officers Wives Club features numerous vendors from throughout Texas providing a large selection of craft items and baked goods in Hangar No 4 on the east flightline All proceeds go toward local charities and scholarships The easiest way to find the bazaar is to enter Randolph through its East Gate off of FM 78 north of Pat Booker Road Parking and admission are free Community Chorale The New Braunfels Community Chorale will present a concert of familiar songs of Gershwin Berlin Carmichael and others at 4 Sunday at First Baptist Church Haunted house The third annual Garden Ridge Haunted House will open from 6 to 9 Sunday and Oct 30 at the Forest Waters Country Club in Garden Ridge The haunted house is open to children ages 4 and up from Northeast San Antonio and surrounding areas including New Braunfels Admission is and proceeds benefit the Texas Lions Camp a recreational camp for disabled children High school students and Garden Ridge residents put on the haunted house under the sponsorship of the Forest Waters Neighborhood Association and the Forest Waters Lodge Candy and treats will be served and costumes are welcomed To get to the haunted house take Interstate 35 South to exit 175 Natural Bridge Caverns Road FM turn right into Garden Ridge and go about 3 miles Turn left onto FM 2252 at Lone Star Icehouse go about 3 miles and turn right onto Batcave Road look for Go about 2 miles and turn right into Forest Waters then take a right at the stop sign and go straight The country club is on the left For more information call Forest Waters Lodge at 210 6516505 Blood drive A blood drive is set for to Monday at New Braunfels High School to benefit NBHS junior Thomas Ridgway The replacement blood drive will help defray medical expenses for Ridgway who is currently in intensive care and has been for the past three weeks Call NBHS school nurse Karon Preiss at 6256271 to 2ja time Jb4pnate blood Retired teachers The Canyon Lake Retired Teachers will meet at Monday at the Rio Raft Conference Center on River Road in Sattler The program will feature state Sen Jeff Wentworth The group also will hold a regular business meeting All retired school personnel are invited to attend Mary Edmiston and Pat Zimmerhanzel will be the hostesses for the morning coffee For more information call 8994796 Assistance to the disabled Don Guenther the VISTA volunteer for Comal County will be at the Comal County Senior Citizen Center from 2 to 6 Monday through Friday He will be available to assist all citizens with disabilities Adult education Adult Education Literacy a cooperative effort by Comal Guadalupe and Kendall counties is offering free classes for adults working toward general education degrees Classes are held from 7 to 9 Tuesdays and Thursdays at Carl Schurz Elementary School 633 W Coll 7 to 9 Mondays and Wednesdays at the Comal Leadership Institute 1050 Interstate 35 East and 9 to 4 Mondays through Thursdays at the Community Service Center 132 Caddell St The cooperative is planning a formal graduation ceremony in May Independent living The Austin Resource Center for Independent Living Inc now has a New Braunfels office open from 1 to 5 on Fridays at 839 N Walnut Business Center on Interstate 35 South The center part of a national network of independent living centers established by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 serves as an advocate for the disabled while also providing peer support and training for living independent lives Seeking donations The Community Service Thrift Shop is now soliciting donations All items are welcomed Furniture appliances clothing cooking utensils etc Bring donations to 132 Caddell Lane or contact Pete for pickups on Tuesday and Wednesday Vases needed The Hospice New Braunfels Tender Touch Flower Program through the help of volunteers and florists ensures that patients receive fresh flowers twice a month You can be a part of the program by donating bud vases Glass bud vases can be taken to the hospice office at 613 N Walnut Ave Hummel contest The sixth annual Hummel Looka Like Contest is set for 10 Nov 2 on the front steps of the Hummel Museum 199 Main Pluza The contest is limited to children ages 2 to 10 years old The contest has two categories single figurine and group figurine The entry fee is per child with all proceeds benefiting the museum The deadline for entries is Oct 28 Entry forms are available at the museum For more information call Doreen Sherri weekends or Pat at 210 625 5636 i Elks The Seguin Elks Ladies Auxiliary will hold its fall bridge tournament from 9 to 4 Nov 2 To register send a check made out to Seguin Elks Ladies Auxiliary for each player to lola Young 518 Sunset Drive Seguin Texas 78155 For more information call 210 379 4505 Drivers needed The American Cancer Societys Road to Recovery Program for Comal County needs more drivers to transport ambulatory cancer patients to and from their treatments For details call Bob Peterson coordinator at 6253252 CHS yearbook supplements Canyon High School yearbook supplements for the 199596 school year have arrived Parents of last years seniors can pick up copies of the supplement in the journalism room Room 33 at the high school There is no charge for yearbook supplements Only those people who bought yearbooks last year should pick up supplements Last years yearbook pictures have been returned If you purchased a senior ad for your child last year stop by the journalism office at CHS to pick up your childs photo or call to have it mailed to your home Bible study The Journey With Bible Study seminar series is meeting from 7 to 8 on Wednesdays through Nov 20 at the First Protestant Church at the intersection of Seguin and Coll streets This years study focuses on life For more information call Marty Lindley at 6299268 or 6097729 Rural recycling The Comal County Rural Recycling Program has changed vendors so some changes have been made Magazine inserts must now be separated from newspapers Magazines and junk mail may be grouped together Plastic grocery bags must be kept separate from other items Chipboard must be kept separate from cardboard magazines junk mail and newspapers Caps must be removed from bottles made of No 1 plastic and No 2 plastic and they must be rinsed Aluminum and steel cans must be rinsed Cardboard boxes must be broken down Clear and brown glass must be rinsed Connecting with God The Rev Tim Judkins of First Protestant Church is teaching a weekly seminar series on Connecting with at 7 each Wednesday through Nov 20 in the Family Life Center at the church For more information call 6097729 Ticket drawing Century 21 Action of New Braunfels is holding a drawing to benefit Easter Seals for two tickets to wherever Southwest Airlines flies in the United States Chances in the drawing can be purchased at the Century 21 Action office at 604 S Seguin at a cost 1 each or for six The drawing is set for 1 Nov 1 at the Century 21 Action office Nursing scholarships Students planning to attend a nursing program in the 1997 spring semester are encouraged to the Elliot Knox Nursing Scholarship or the Cecelia Springmeyer Nursing Scholarship The deadline for applications is Nov 1 Donations toward the scholarships are accepted by the Comal Healthcare Foundation For more information or to receive an application call Dina Vineyard at 6069111 Cancer services The American Cancer Society provides services in Comal County For presentations to civic professional or social groups or organizations call Bob Peterson chairman of patient services at 625 3252 Veterans van Comal Countys veterans FREE Initial Consultation Are you a victim of pain or illness In my 16 years of experience Ive helped thousands of people enjoy life again My unique type of care may help you too 6089392 Dr John Albert Schmidt Upper Cervical Specific Chiropractor Acupuncturist Insurance Accepted Medicare Provider R IM i i RSON I I I A I II II Uncontested Divorce Child Support Collection DivorceContestedCustody Auto Accident Injuries Real Estate Law Corporation Business Law organizations arc working to get a van to transport needy veterans to medical appointments and Veterans Administration hospitals If you are in need of such service or know anyone who does call American Legion Post after 3 at 6250179 or Gus Culwell at the County Veteran Service Office at 6205549 Auto donation The National Kidney Foundation of South Tecas Inc will take old cars free of charge The car can be in any condition and allows for a possible tax deduction Call the National Kidney Foundation tollfree at 888 8291299 Children and divorce Family Outreach of Comal County is holding a scries of seminars in October to help parents gain insight into of their children during a divorce For more information or to register call Family Outreach at 620 1299 Fall festival Mountain Valley Schools will hold a fall festival from 5 to 7 pjn Oct 31 at the bus turnaround in front of the school in Sattler The faculty will sponsor booths and games and all proceeds will go directly to the classes Project Kiss will hold a haunted house at the festival Trick or treat The New Braunfels Factory Stores will offer tricks and treats on Oct 31 The festivities begin at with a costume contest in front of Westpoint Pepperell Bed Bath and Linens with registration beginning at 5 Costume contest categories include cutest and most original in three age groups infant to 3 years old 4 to 6 years old and 7 to years old Trick or treating will run froir 5 to 8 Golf tournament The Comal Independent Mens Association will hold its third annual Scholarship Golf Tournament on Nov 2 at the Quail Creek Country Club in San Marcos The entry fee which covers the green fee half a cart lunch and prizes per four man team is or per player Prizes of and will go to the top three teams respectively The registration deadline is Oct 29 to register call Johnnie Rodriguez at 210 6254920 or 210 6292646 Ray Mendez at 210 6254711 or Javier Hernandez at 210 6294102 Polio survivors The New Braunfels Polio Survivors Support Group will meet at 10 am Nov 2 at the Comal County Senior Citizen Center Patricia Rasor of the Texas Agricultural Extension Service will present a program on nutrition Interested polio survivors relatives and friends are invited to attend For more information call Debbie at 210 6065556 Rena at 210 6204473 or Raymond at 210 625 1363 Put some laughter in your life Local author Henrv Lanes new humor books Youll Never Get Out of This World Alive and Laugh Neighbor The Jokes On Me now available at New Braunfels New Book Store Creative Books 373B Landa Shopping Center Join the Fun Ranch Benefit St Judcs Ranch for Children will hold a fall festival Nov 2 The days events include a barbecue lunch from 1 to 3 clowns games arts and crafts and more Advance tickets of for adults or for seniors and children can be obtained at the ranch located at 1400 Ridge Creek Lane Bulvcrde or by calling 210 885 7494 or 210 2164756 All the proceeds will benefit the ranch The rain date is Nov 9 Holiday homes Gruene Marketplatz will offer free holiday decorating and gift ideas to raise funds for the Ronald McDonald House from Nov 7 to II Gruene Marketplatz is located at 1263 Gruene Road For more information call 629 7070 Lioness meeting The New Braunfels Lioness Club will meet at 11 Nov 8 at Ryans Steakhousc Kelly Holder support supervisor for the New Braunfels Police Department will be the guest speaker Teaching tutors The Guadalupe and Comal Literacy Council will hold a 12hour training session for people interested in tutoring nonreaders or lowlevel readers on Nov 8 and 9 The sessions will be held from to 9 the first day and 8 to 4 the second day at the Seguin Public Library 707 E College Seguin Edith Flathmann a Laubach literacy trainer will provide the training Tutors only need to have a high school diploma or a general education degree and be willing to work with an adult who wants to learn The preregistration deadline is Nov 1 If you would like to tutor or know an adult who needs the literacy councils services call the main office in Schertz at 210 9456093 between 8 and 2 Monday through Friday Edith Flathman in Seguin at 3030174 or Sue Blumberg also in Seguin at 379 1693 Vernell Martinez in New Braunfels at 6259480 or 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