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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 24, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas                                HeraldZeitung O Thursday October O 3 Businesses back Heritage Exhibit Photo submitted by Greater New Braunfels Chamber ol Commerce Ervin E Zouzallk vice chairman of the Central Texas Bank cuts the ribbon Sept 12 to open the bank at 855 N Loop 337 with the help of Doug Miller 1995 vice chairman of the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce and the chambers Blue Coats Photo submitted by the Greater New Braunlels Chamber ol Commerce Norwest Bank President Bill Cone and Norwest Texas Regional President John Stumps cut the ribbon on Sept 16 opening the bank at 1000 N Walnut Ave Joining the banks officers in the opening were the Blue Coats from the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce Health Department needs HIV committee volunteers the Texas Department of Health in partnership with the HIV Prevention Regional Planning Coalitions is seeking participants to serve on the HIV Prevention Regional Planning Coalitions established in each of the 11 public health regions of Texas The planning coalitions mandated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are essential components for future planning of HIV prevention initiatives in Texas Although the planning coalitions do not make funding decisions they identify and set priorities yfor proposed HIV prevention acWifles Regional coalitions are comprised of 11 to 18 members CDC guidelines encourage that communities currently at risk or projected to be at risk for HIV infection participate actively in the process Individuals such as former injecting drug users males minority populations and adolescents are especially needed in the planning process Membership selection is from representatives of these groups at risk for HIV infection in addition to other interested community members Additionally the coalitions need participation from community organizations providing HIV prevention services public health agencies people working in epidemiology and behavioral and social scientists Planning Coalitions offer options for multiple levels of participation For additional information call 6060200 the regional cochair at 210 2242437 or the TDH at 512 4902525 Submitted by the Texas Department of Health SAFETY Trick or treat Ten New Braunfels businesses each contributing are backing the 1996 Heritage Exhibit said Carroll Hoffmann chairman of the sponsors committee for the exhibit The sponsors for this years exhibit The Thirties The Winds of are MidTex Oil Becker Motor Norwest Bank Texas New Braunfels Texas Commercial BankNew Braunfels Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home First Commercial BankNew Braunfels First State BankNew Braunfels Schlitterbahn Waterpark and Resorts HEB Food and Drug and the Wurstfest Association Without sponsors who believe in their communitys heritage things like this could never be Hoffmann said We thank these sponsors who stepped up and offered not only gifts of talent but also gifts of finances The exhibit which opens Nov 1 and runs through Nov 10 is held By LYNN FOUNTAIN Special to the HeraldZeitung The new NBus routes were introduced last month with free rides for residents and visitors Ridership jumped from an average of 65 oneway trips per week to 190 oneway fares during the onemonth The intent of the promotion was to encourage and educate current and potential customers to try out the new routes in particular the Shoppers Express and Rush Hour Express With the promotion over ridership numbers have declined somewhat The numberof oneway fares numbered 124 in the first week after the promotion Still the number is is almost double the average ridership for the first six months of the NBus trial run The Shoppers Express remains the most traveled with ridership on the Rush Hour Express lagging far Have you given to the United Way M tern Your neighbors at PEC want you to have a Halloween thats filled with treats To avoid tricks play it safe You can start with a free metallic trickortreat bag available at your local PEC office To avoid scary surprises trickortreaters should stay in groups and travel in welllit areas And when all the witches and ghouls arrive home safely with their treats parents should check all goodies thoroughly Dont let one trick spoil all your Halloween treats Pedernqles Electric Cooperative Inc each year at the New Braunfels Civic Center during Wurstfest Nancy Johnson and Joanna Lewis are co chairwomen of the 1996 exhibit Of this years theme Lewis said We wanted something upbeat for the exhibit Even though it was the Depression New Braunfels did fairly Lewis explained the reference tb winds of change describes the mood felt by folks living during that era following the carefree days of the flappers and heading into the years before World War II arc now available for the Oct 31 gala preceding the opening of the Heritage Exhibit Tickets to the catered affair set for 7 to 9 may be obtained by calling the Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture at 6296504 before Saturday Admission to the exhibit is for adults and 50 cents for children ages 6 to 12 Submitted by the Heritage Society behind While word about the NBus is spreading there are many people who are still unaware that the NBus is a form of public transportation Some believe the buses are only for handicapped residents students churches senior citizens and private clubs the NBus is a public transportation system for all residents and visitors The words Public Transit have been added to the side of each NBus to help eliminate any confusion about the transit system Other citizen input is being considered as well The NBus Transportation Committee is interested in your thoughts about the changes that have occurred Contact the Main Street Department at 424 S Castell New Braunfels 78130 with your comments Lynn Fountain is Main Street director for the city of New Members of the New Braunfels High School Student Council participate with others In the Guadalupe River cleanup NBHS students participate in Guadalupe River cleanup By BRAD HARTMANN Special to the HeraldZeitung New Braunfels High School is dedicated not only to the achievements within itself but also achieving goals in the community On Sept 14 more than 40 New Braunfels students and Student Council members arrived at the Double Rockin R grounds to clean up the Guadalupe River in the annual Friends for Rivers Guadalupe River Cleanup The students spent the day cleaning the river in an effort to preserve our recreational areas The New Braunfels High School Student Council has participated in the past and plans to do so in the future Providing fun for those who participate and in the mean time keeping the river clean after a summer of use is the basic idea of this project The river cleanup project among many others is one to which everyone looks forward Brad Hartmann is a sophomore student council member and is on the EcoEnergy Committee Llama association plans show at Comal County Fairgrounds The South Central Llama Association Region One is having its annual youth show Nov 16 at the Comal County Fairgrounds in conjunction with a llama exposition and sale The associations goals are to provide a protected arena educate children about showmanship and inform the public about what you do with a In addition to learning about llamas there will many other animals for sale Food will be available both days of the show Vendor and exhibitor booths are still available for a fee The activities will begin at 8 Nov 16 when the gates open Wendy Lyons of San Antonio will lead ashowman seminar from 10 to on the first day All youth participants to attend to brush up on showman techniques A youth show is set for 1 to 6 A number of demonstrations are set for both days covering topics such as llama care toe trimming costuming llama packing and treking spinning weaving felting cart pulling and obstacle training Submitted by the South Central Llama Association McDonalds rlomestyle Burger Prices may vary McDonald V Homestyle Burger Extra Value Meal Just All Extra Value Meals Include Large Fries Medium Soft Drink McDonalds McDonalds 1201 IH35 East New Braunfels TX 78130 6090008 Plus tax Current prices and participation based on independent operator decision Prices may vary For a limited time only 1035 IH35 West New Braunfels TX 78130 6061336 McDonalds Corporation   

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