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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 1, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas HeraldZeltung g Sunday December g 9A Wassailfest gives city that Christmas spirit Theres no better way to catch the holiday spirit by enjoying an evening of music and wassail in downtown New Braunfels More talented musical groups will perform downtown from 5 to 9 Thursday celebrating the fourth annual Wassailfest f There will be everything from bell choirs to barbershop quartets from choirs to dancers from bagpipes to Mariachis to German music Stroll from business to business there will be more than jSO wassail stops and open sampling i wassail and listening to the strains of Christmas I music in the clear December air Groups will perform at various times in 17 downtown locations In addition several merchants will have their very own special music inside their stores Pick up your program and map at any merchant downtown that evening or at the plaza Guests can collect stamps from various businesses in order to vote for the best wassail and enter for great door prize packages Mr and Mrs Santa will be available for photos at the Hinman House on Castell Avenue A special sneak preview of Glowfest set for Dec 14 and IS will be a hot air balloon display at the plaza illuminating downtown like a beautiful Christmas ornament Catch the wassail bus courtesy of Bluebonnet Motors to go from one end of downtown to the other or take an oldfashioned horse and buggy ride or hay ride through the streets of New Braunfels and feel the hometown spirit The Brauntex movie theater will have a special holiday showing of Miracle on 34th Street new version for the kids and chaperone service will be provided by the Rotary Interact Group ftym New Braunfels High School Cast your vote at on the plaza for the best wassail and be eligible for a great variety of door prize packages As you depart from the plaza the courthouse bells Will ring out the holiday chimes Contact Lynn Fountain at 6082100 for information Submitted by the Main Street Department Military Notes f Navy Lt Cmdr Brian A Mcllvaine son of retired Navy Capt jand Mrs James W Mcllvaine of New Braunfels recently reported for duty with the submarine Precommissioning Unit Connecticut based at Groton Conn Mcllvaines new assignment is an example of how Navy and Marine Corps men and women are assigned to ships squadrons and shore commands around the world Whether serving in the Persian Gulf near Iraq or in the Adriatic Sea near Bosnia people like Mcllvaine are making a difference as they work to improve their knowledge and skill as part of the most highly technical naval force in history Mcllvaine earned his diploma in 1980 from New Braunfels High School Mcllvaine is a 1984 graduate of Naval Academy Annapolis with a BSEE degree and a 1985 graduate of The University of Texas at Austin with a MSEE degree Marine Pfc Charles D Chilldres son of Ken and Leslie Brothers of Bulverde recently completed basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego Chilldres successfully completed 11 weeks of training designed to challenge new Marine recruits both physically and mentally He is a 1996 graduate of Lake Dallas High School of Lake Dallas Texas Reach for a Star aims to bring holiday to needy The Christmas season is upon us This means a time to celebrate the birth of Jesus give thanks for the year past and the year ahead A time to spend with family and friends Also during this time children anxiously await the arrival of Santa Claus But unfortunately there are those children who wouldnt have a Santa or dinner on Christmas without the help of Reach for a Star and other organizations in the community Reach for a Star is asking that community members reach out and help give local children a Christmas This can be done by dropping off new or used toys at Red McCombs Universal Motors or taking a star off of one of the trees at WalMart and purchasing a gift Church or school groups could volunteer their time and earn some community service hours by helping to wrap and deliver to hose in need Reach for a Star will be wrapping and sorting starting at 10 Dec 21 and will deliver to families in need starting at noon Dec 22 This will take place at Red McCombs Universal Motors Those who would like to volunteer rruike a cash donation or have any questions can call Randy Kasberg t 6299387 from 8 to 5 or Corbee after 5 at 6089406 There is nothing more rewarding than to see the smile on a childs face when presented with a gift Submitted by Randy Kasberg 50 Off Area Rugs LARGE SELECTION K HOAD INTERIORS 943 Walnut New Braunfels SPECIAL VIEWING BY MISSION HOMES Saturday Sunday til Dusk In O A K RUN 26 Oak Bluff 4 bath rock home on a corner in a culdesac a Grandaddy oak tree in back yd This home has it all a remote control gas fireplace custom cabinets jacuzzi tub gas furnace water heater covered patio fenced and landscaped In ORION 2741 Diamond Trail 3 Br bath the Master br downstairs plus a great view of the hill country from the loft This home features custom cabinets wood floors in the kitchen breakfast and entry Jacuzzi tub gas furnace water heater a large covered patio a culdesac location J4olict au on each home k m Representatives from PACIFIC AMERICAN MORTGAGE COMPANY will be on site in our furnished model both days to discuss mortgages rates and to process loan applications be used for upgrades or applied to closing Home to close and fund by 6205111 LOWEST PRICES INSTANT CREDIT FINE JEWELRY ANUFACTURERS INVENTO LIQUIDATION r 75 OFF Diamond Fashion Rings Reg I Now 60 OFF Diamond Stud Fashion Earrings Reg J L r1 OFF Bridal Sets Now 75 75 I I I I l Diamond Tennis Bracelets Reg OFF J L Now OFF Colored Gemstone Reg Now Dear Valued Ultra Customer Merchandise Reg Now J L 60 OFF Gold Chain Herringbone Rope Figaro and More Reg I am pleased to offer you a Once in a Lifetime opportunity to buy fine jewelry at way below wholesale prices directly from Ultra A famous jewelry manufacturer must and we 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