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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 11, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas lOACjHeraldZeitunga Wednesday December Stammtisch neetfi The Womens Center is in need of clear gallon size glass jars with lids for food storage and size 5 xxlarge diapers If you are able to help call the Womens Center at 6207520 The New Braunfels Optimist Club is not selling Christmas trees this year We regret any inconvenience this causes our customers who have been so faithful over the years We ask for your continued support for future projects in our community for a Star Reach for a Star is looking for donations of toys cash and time to help give local children a Christmas We will be wrapping on Dec 21 starting at 10 and Dec 22 beginning at noon at Red McCombs Universal Motors For more information call 6299387 or 608 9406 Global Christianity The Unitarian Universalists will have April Goldsmith a student at Austin Theological Seminary speak on Christianity as a World Religion at today at Faith United Church of Christ 970 N Loop 337 All are welcome Humane Society The Humane Society of New Braunfels is having different hours on Thursday It will be open to the public from 8 to 10 closed from to 2 before reopening until 4 The staff will be attending class with the Texas Department of Healths zoonosis division luncheon The New Braunfels Multiple Sclerosis Support Group will have its annual Christmas party at noon Thursday at Ryans Steak House There is a gift exchange For more information call Dee Ryden at 625 0335 Defensive driving The Comal Independent School Districts Community Education Program is offering a defensive driving class from 6 to 9 Thursday at Mountain Valley Elementary School Bill Wells is the instructor For more information call 6258081 or Ext 301 The Canyon High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes invites the public to participate in its 1996 winter banquet from to Thursday at the Holiday Inn Max Lucado will be the feature speaker Only 125 tickets are available at each Tickets may be purchased at the Canyon High School office or at the Sheep Shop in the outlet mall through Dec 10 Door prizes will be given decorated homes as well as a restored bed and breakfast will be on the tour Homes on the tour include the Warren and Cheryl Williams home at 2339 Normandy Grace the Dona Bruns home at 422 Saddle Tree the Carol and Jerry Belton at 716 Wood Road and the Gruene Country Homestead Inn at 832 Gruene Road Light refreshments will be served at each of the homes For more information call Republican headquarters at 629 6442 Historical journey Die Historische or Historical Christmas Journey a live performance will be presented as a Christmas Card to the Community by the First Protestant Church on Saturday Narrated ongoing tours will run from 5 to 7 Guests will visit eight stations with settings activities and costumes depicting a landmark time during the more than 150year history of New Braunfels and the church Beginning with the first Christmas of the German settlers arriving at the Texas coast and culminating with a live Nativity the third annual event is one of the highlights of celebrating Christmas in New Braunfels Hot cider and German cookies will be served in the Reno and Evelyne Schumann Hall following the First Protestant Church is located on the comer of Seguin and Coll streets one block from the Main Plaza There is no admission charge For more information contact Jackie or Charlene Nolte at 210 6291000 Alternative graduation The Comal Leadership Institute the districts alternative school is holding its first graduation ceremony at 7 Dec 17 in the Smithson Valley Middle School cafetorium The public is invited to attend refreshments will be served after the ceremony The school is located at 6101 FM 311 in Spring Branch Wonderful Life The New Braunfels High School theater department is offering its adaptation of the classic Christmas story Its a Wonderful at 7 Tuesday in the schools cafetorium Admission is for adults and children under 10 are free OOP womens party The CanyonJLake Republican Women aer hityTng tHeir annual Christmas party and installation of officers on Dec 18 at the Dam Red Barn off of FM 306 Happy Hour begins at and dinner is set for Tickets are and reservations should be made by calling before Dec 12 by calling Patsy Newton at 9643585 or Lucille Biegel at 8993610 Hendncks at 6254975 Guests and spouses are welcome and dress is Christmas casual Tickets are for members and for guests Decorating committee volunteers should call Susan Phillips at 609 5030 Hearty harvest A free community dinner will be conducted from 5 to 8 Dec 23 at the New Braunfels Civic Center Santa Claus will be there to greet everyone and to distribute toys Volunteers are needed on Dec 22 for meal preparation and on Dec 23 to decorate sort toys serve meals and clean up the kitchen New unwrapped toys may be brought to First Commercial Bank at 654 Landa St or Kraft Mobiletel at 679 S Seguin Ave For more information or to volunteer call 6252322 or 625 2661 Turkey cars The National Kidney Foundation is offering a Nifty Gifty Buck from HEB for every turkey of a vehicle donated to the Kidney Car Campaign while supplies last The vehicles can be in any condition and the foundation offers free towing For more details call the National Kidney Foundation at 8291299 or toll free outside Bexar County at Ballroom dancing A 50s and 60s club is forming for ballroom dancing and socializing for couples and singles to enjoy a mixture of country and western and popular music To sign up call 606 4291 between 6 and 9 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 Outreach to children Family Outreach of Comal County continues to have its For Kids Sake seminars Tly will run twice a month for the next two months The seminar teaches parents how to help their children through the transitions of a divorce For more information or to register call 6201299 Benefit cookbooks Cookbooks to benefit the Joe Hales Forum Foundation open house The Youth Care Foundation a nonprofit residential treatment center is having a community open The American Forum s house from 1 to 5 Dec 18 at the having its monthly meeting at 7 center at 652 old Bear Creek Road Thursday at the American Legion Activities include Christmas carols Post No 179 on Coll Street All and t0urs and refreshments will be members and new members are served The foundation also will urged to attend discussions on accept gifts If interested in helping the center meet the needs of todays youth you may want to become a volunteer For more information calll 6096616 important issues Holiday concert The New Braunfels High School Band will present a holiday concert at Thursday in the schools cafetorium The public is invited Class of 42 The New Braunfels High School Class of 42 is having its Christmas dinner and meeting at Friday at Krauses Each person is to bring a can of food that will be donated to the Food Bank Each lady should bring a dozen cookies For more information call Jim Rheinlaenderat 6255445 Christmas The youth of First Mexican Baptist Church are putting on their first Christmas musical Code Red An at 7 Friday at the church at 2080 W San Antonio St Admission is free and refreshments will be available after the show Starry benefit Grapes of Wrath will perform from 8 to midnight Friday at Saengerhalle at a benefit dance for Reach for a Star The cover charge will be one toy and one canned good or and one canned good For more information call 6089406 after 5 Tour of homes The annual Christmas Tour of Homes sponsored by the New Braunfels Republican Women is set for 1 tp 5 Saturday Tickets an 5 and can be purchased at The Collection ChinahMThJiigs Cottage in Gruene Three Womens chamber A logo for the New Braunfels Womens Chamber of Commerce will be selected at the organizations holiday party and mixer from 7 to 9 Dec 19 at The Splendors at 550 Cross River St Members should bring their designs RSVP to Joyce Memorial ScnoljUwiip Fund are now on sale Each recipe was submitted by a mentortutor in the New Braunfels Independent School District Helping One Student To Succeed program The oneofakind recipe books are on sale for and may be purchased at the office at Carl Schurz Elementary School Current tutors may purchase their books at the HOSTS school at which they tutor For more information call Linda Bingham NBISD HOSTS coordinator Class of 72 Members of the Canyon High School Class of 1972 should contact Maureen Magin Haas at 210 629 4558 about information concerning fellow classmates The 25th class reunion is planned for the coming summer Canyon fundraiser Canyon High Schools senior class is selling all star cards to raise money for Project Graduation a drugandalcohol free party for graduation night The card offers discounts from 16 New Braunfels merchants and can save up to Call 6060729 and a senior will deliver a card to you Childrens advocates Court Appointed Special Advocates of Central Texas Inc is conducting a 40hour course to train volunteer advocates beginning in February A judge appoints advocates to give the court an objective view of what is in the best interest of a child involved in the legal system If you believe that abused neglected or abandoned children need someone to speak for them in court you may be eligible to become an advocate For more information call Janet at 512 392 3578 Librarys friends on hiatus Friends of the Library will not be meeting to sort books until further notice The organization has scheduled a regular meeting for 10 Saturday at the Dittlinger Memorial Library Flu vaccine The 1996 flu vaccine is available for all adults ages 18 and older at the Comal County Health Department The vaccine also may be obtained during regulaHmmunization clinics A N J y a K V i P s New For This Year Fresh cut coldstorage shipped Noble and Fraser Firs from award ti fjk 1 winning Tilton Valley Farm in Morton Washington We also have Texas grown Virginia pines Jim Dorothy Mercer Resident Caretakers 6294518 or 6291854 4413 Hunter Rd Upcoming December 14 An Historic Christinas Journey December 19 Caroling on the Plaza Giveaway Downtown Dollars Register at any Downtown Business displaying the Green Sign Final Drawing to be held December 13 Downtown Discovery Day flwtti 8 to 11 amr on Tuesdays arid Thursdays The fee for a vaccine is For more information call the Health Department at 6205595 Fellowship study A group of people with the desire to come together weekly for fellowship and study based on the 12step model from a Christian perspective has formed Bethesda This group is open to the community and currently meets from to Sundays at First United Methodist Church For more information call at 6200253 Oratorical contest American Legion Comal Post No 179 urges high school students from the 4ew Braunfels area to compete in the 14th Districts annual National High School Oratorical Contest The subject for the prepared oration portion of the contest must deal with some phase of the Constitution and must last eight to 10 minutes long The district will award a scholarship to the winner and scholarships of and to the secondand thirdplacefinishers respectively Larger scholarships are available to contestants at higher levels If interested in entering call the post at 6250179 the New Braunfels High School office at 6256271 or Hugh Talbott the contest chairman at 6251472 Class of77 The New Braunfels High School Class of 1977 is planning its 20th year class reunion for July 18 19 and 20 If you are a classmate or know the whereabouts of a classmate call Lisa Zipp Sacco at 6295700 Donna Jurica Johnson at 6060905 or Gilbert Molina at 6291702 Holiday glow Send the Holiday Celebrations Bouquet A traditional holiday arrangement with a red votive candle will brighten any celebration and 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