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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 21, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas                                HeraldZeitung g Thursday August O 5A Helping the Hummel Right David and Tom Purdum recently accepted a check on behalf of the Hummel Museum from New Braunfels Utility president Paula DIFonzo and Cynthia Martin of the Lower Colored River Authority for The grant Is split Into 30 payments for a total of HeraldZeitung photos by Michael Darnall Below David treasurer of the Hummel Museum at left and secretary Jartelle Berger at right accepts a check from Greg Campbell president of the Downtown Rotary Club recently The money will go to daily operations of the museum 78757 Reichert art tapped by GVTC JL JL Guadalupe Valley Telephone Cooperative Inc announced that Edward Reichert of Canyon Lake will be featured artist on the 1997 1998 GVTC Telephone Directory cover Reicherts painting was chosen by the GVTC board of directors from paintings and photographs submitted by more than 20 GVTC members the largest number of entries ever received His painting entitled The Charcoal Burners of Charcoal City Texas depicts a scene in the Guadalupe River Valley in the late 1800s The area known as Charcoal City extended from Sisterdale to New Braunfels Workers came to the region to obtain cedar to sell as posts or to burn as charcoal Settlers who were planting and harvesting offered the workers the opportunity to clear the cedar as it provided more land for farming or ranching The history of this practice is further explored in Ghost Towns of Texas by Dick King published by the Naylor Company San Antonio Reichert is a resident of the Canyon Lake area a native Texan architect designer and artist He has Photo submitted Edward Reichert of Canyon Lake displays his painting The Charcoal Burners of Charcoal City chosen for Jhe cover of the Guadalupe Valley Telephone Cooperatives 199798 telephone directory combined regional national and and exhibits in 12 galleno reflects international study with the practice of the visual arts and architecture since 1936 His experience includes World War 11 Na al Officer well as 36 years of architectural practices involving more than 400 projects His participation in 28 invitational individual and group showings commissioned portraits his international and regional art study and painting Reichert is known for his cutting edge artv ork in the designs of stained highlighted n his book Windows Sharing Gods His longstanding career includes honors in the military as well as numerous architectural and painting awards Red Cross center moves to 100 Main Plaza The American Red Cross service center in New Braunfels is packing up and moving from its previous location in the Landa building on Mill Street to its new location at 100 Main Plaza Room 110 The telephone number is 8306061999 and operating hours are 10 to 2 Monday through Friday The new service center manager is Barbara Faller who previously held the position of rural county project director at the San Antonio Area Red Cross A 26year veteran of the Red Cross Faller is tilling the void left by Shirley Offermann who retired from the Red Cross early this summer Offermann will continue as a leadership volunteer at the service center Starting in the fall the new service center uill offer a variety of cardiopulmonary resuscitation first aid disaster education and other Red Cross courses And for the first time evening and weekend courses w ill IK taught at the new service center location The Red Cross service center will continue to provide 24hour disaster relief and emergency communications For more information about the Red Cross the agencys website at CANT KEEP UP WE CAN HELP Child Support Medical Bills Past Due Auto Loans Back House Payments Back Taxes Credit Card Debts All Can Be Included BILL CONSOLIDATION Also known as Debt Consolidation or Wage Earner Plan Chapter 13 Bankruptcy STOP CREDITOR HARASSMENT NO CREDIT NEEDED all 18003423871 Local 3416303 24HOUR RECORDED INFORMATION C FRBB CALL Clarkson Volkman Attorneys United Way seeks donations The United Way of Comal County has begun asking local residents for donations to its 1997 fundraiser officials announced this week This years goal is to raise or 10 percent more than the raised in 1996 United Way officials said they already have mailed the advance gift letters so that the 30 agencies who receive assistance from United Way could benefit Officials said that percent of the donations are returned to the local community through nonprofit organizations Customers of New Braunfels Utilities and Guadalupe Valley Telephone Coop will receive brochures and pledge envelopes in their next bills Here are the ways to designate donations through payroll For federal employees who give through the Combined Federal Campaign the code is 6000 For state employees the code is 416000 For all others write United Way of Comal Counly 825 on the payroll deduction form The slogan for the 1997 United Way campaign is The Power of said Joe Rogers president of the local United Way The citizens of Comal County have historically responded to citizens less fortunate than themselves in a very generous NBISD calendar Today Varsity football vs Kerrville 7 NBHS JV football vs Kerrville at home Seele Elementary Meet the Teacher night for fifth grade 7 Friday NBHS volleyball at Hays freshmen 5 and 6 and JV at 7 NBHS varsity volleyball at Northside Tourney TBA Saturday NBHS football photo day NBHS varsity volleyball at Northside Tourney TBA Aug 25 Memorial Elementary Meet the Teacher night Aug 26 NBHS volleyball vs Pflugerville freshmen at and JV at and varsity at Carl Schurz Meet the Teacher night 7 Seele Elementary Meet the Teacher night for third grade 7 Womens Equality Day observes the 19th amendment 1920 Aug 27 Lyndon B Johnsons birthday 19081973 Aug 28 NBHS football vs Austin Johnston scrimmage 7 NBHS JV and freshman scrimmage vs A Johnston Memorial Primary Meet the Teacher night Seele Elementary Meet the Teacher night for fourthgrade 7 Aug 29 NBHS Cross Country Track at Antonian HS in San Antonio NBHS volleyball hosts Fraulein Volleyfest Aug 30 NBHS volleyball hosts Fraulein Volleyfest Just a friendly all PEC offices will be closed on Wednesday August 27 In honor of Lyndon Baines Johnsons birthday Service crews will be on call in the event of a power interruption Call your local PEC office for assistance Pedernales Electric Cooperative Inc San Antonio Texas BoJid of Legal Sp Stack the Odds in Your Favor Make Big Part of Your Day Literacy is the key that unlocks the worlds of employment and of reaching ones potential Its rewards are full paticipation in family and community life Without literacy our nations economy and democratic values are threatened Literacy is about more than just reading well Literacy is about living well Southern Newtpapar Publishers Association New Braunfels HeraldZeitung Working to be an ffjj indispensable part of your day   

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