New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, September 14, 1997, Page 6

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

September 14, 1997

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 14, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas Family Outreach tip Exploring alternatives can help families solve problems together.Halp Ona Student To Use your greatest asset — your time. A child in the New Braunfels Independent School District needs your help to become a better student. The Help One Student To Succeed program is an easy way to make a difference in the lives of children. Call 620-7533 for information or to volunteer.CHS opmi house ; The Canyon High School Open ;House will take place Monday at 7:30 p.m. The Canyon Music Boosters will sponsor a meal catered fey Bill Miller's Bar-B-Q from 6 to 7 p.m. Tickets for the meal must be purchased in advance for $5 each at the CHS office or from the music boosters at football games. Entertainment will be provided by CHS band, choir and dance team during serving time. For more information, call 629-3973.Iwfaiwiii Bowling Club The Barbarossa Bowling Club encourages interested bowlers to sign up for a new bowling league that will begin this week. For information, call 609-5514 or 609-3019.Book editor helps writers Unpublished short story and novel writers will gather Monday and Tuesday at San Antonio's Comfort Inn—Downtown to learn how to write and sell fiction manuscripts. For information, call Jefferson State Community College’s Center for Professional Development toll-free at (888) 493-6149. The workshops are taught by a Writer's Digest School instructor and are not creative writing classes. Topics include getting an agent, writing query letters and market analysis, as well as critiques of actual student short story and novel manuscripts by a professional editor. Workshops also are to be offered in Houston, Austin and Dallas. Tuition is S49 for Monday evening and $99 for Tuesday. Single adults facing difficulties in today's social scene will gather at San Antonio’s Comfort Inn— Downtown to learn where to find quality companions in "The Dating Game," an adult studies workshop on Tuesday. For more information, call Jefferson State Community College’s Center for Professional Development toll-free at (888) 493-6149. The presentation will also be offered in Houston, Austin and Dallas. Cost of the program, which runs from 6 to 9 p.m., is $39.Free classes Local school districts and the literacy council are sponsoring several free classes. GED and ESL I and JI classes are offered at the education center annex, 900 W. San Antonio St., from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. GED classes are offered ait the Comal Leadership Institute, 1050 Interstate 35 East, from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and Wednesday. GED and ESL ll courses are offered at the Community Service Center, 132 Caddell. GED classes are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday and ESL classes are 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and Wednesday. Free tutors are also available fbi any adult 17 years old or older who needs to learn to read. Call 629-2731 or 620-6200 or (210)945-6093 Monday through Friday.Square dance class fanning A square dance class begins Tuesday from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. An open house will be conducted on Tuesday and Sept. 23 with free refreshments and “try it — you'll like it." Call now to reserve your (dace. Contact Jim or Bernie at 609-0484 or Frances at 609-1177.Poppy distribution Members of the Guadalupe Valley American Legion Post #35 and Auxiliary will distribute poppies Friday and Saturday at local businesses. The donated proceeds of this distribution are invested in local programs for the benefit of the veteran and his or her family. Please give generously. This year the distribution is dedicated to MIA-POWs from all wars.Lions Club fish fry The Garden Ridge-Bracken Lions Club will present its 25th Annual Fish Fry and Auction at 4 p.m. on Saturday on Nacogdoches Road between Evans Road and Farm-to-Market 2252.. Items to be auctioned include barbecue grills, appliances, dinners for two at select restaurants, picnic table, several loads of firewood and a chainsaw. Proceeds will benefit children and adults in local communities. Meals are $5 for adults and $3 for children.Bbls tour and fun walk Join Los Compadres for their Ninth Annual Mission Bike Tour and Fun Walk on Saturday at Mission County Park at White and Padre Drive. The non-competitive family event will feature a three-mile fun walk and 6-, 12- or 20-mile bike tour where participants explore the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park. For more information on the Mission Trails Bike Tour and Fun Walk or on the national historical park, call Susan Chandoha at 922-3218. or parking lot before the Sept. 26 homecoming game against Gonzales. Boot tracks cost $40 each, and renewals cost $20. For information, call 899-3675 or 497-5181. i Children's panes Children's games are scheduled for Sept. 27 from I to 3 p.m.' at the Comal County Fair. The games will be conducted in the open area behind the arts and crafts building. Many games have been planned for children ages 5-12. There is no registration or additional cost. Bust western dress conins! The Comal County Fair best western dress contest will take place Sept. 28 in the Comal County Fair Corral. Check-in time will be 1:30 p.m., and the contest will begin at 2 p.m. Registration forms will be available at die fair office beginning Monday. Entries will be accepted until noon Sept. 28. No late entries will be accepted. Ifbsftsp spiritual Joumny “The Twelve Steps — A Spiritual Journey" is a 32-week commitment to a 12-step program using biblical principles for adults who seek healing from the brokenness of damaged emotions. The work book is $15.95 and there will be a love offering, but there will not be a fee for attending the course. Register early. After registration reaches 30 or after the third meeting, the course will be closed. Contact J.R. Ewing at 620-0253 or stop by the Bethesda Pool Adult Sunday School class at 9:30 a.m. Sunday at First United Methodist Church New Braunfels. Cornu! BOB pre Ionia Furry The Comal County Republican Party will stage a fund-raiser Monday at the New Braunfels Civic Center. Commissioner of Agriculture Rick Perry will be the featured speaker. Social time begins at 6 p.m. with dinner at 7 p.m. The dinner costs $15 per person. To make reservations, send a check to Comal County Republican Party, P.O. Box 310-008, New Braunfels, TX 78131. For information call 625-0872. KW Buy Out openings A few spaces are still available in the new “Kids’ Day Out’’ pre-school program that will begin in September at New Braunfels Presbyterian Church, 373 Howard St. Classes will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to I p.m. from September through May. Suzy Wilkinson will serve as director of this new program. For more information, call the Kids' Day Out office at 629-2286.Bt. Paul UCC rummago sale St. Paul United Church of Christ Church, 108 S. Main, Cibolo, is having its bazaar and rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.*Oct. 4. For information, call (830) 420-2945.Geronimo VFP barbecue * The Geronimo Volunteer Fire Department will have its annual barbecue supper at 5 p.m. Oct. 4 at the Geronimo Fire Department grounds 5 miles north of Seguin on Texas 123. An auction will be conducted at 7 p.m.Road to Recovery An American Cancer Society volunteer driver program takes ambulatory cancer patients to and from their treatments. There may be i waiting list, lf you need service, call Bob Peterson at (830) 625-3252. is accepting applications for the fall classes, $end registration card to Ronda Brandt, 613 Ridgecrest, New Braunfels, TX 78130, or call 608-9159 for more information.Hospice seeking donations Hospice New Braunfels is in need of filing cabinets, computer desks and bookshelves, lf you have any that you would like to donate, please call Jackie at 625-7500.Large else clothing needed The 'Women’s Center needs large size clothing (woman's size 6X). If you have clothes this size to donate, please bring them to the Center at 1547 Common St. or call 620-7520. utility Financial assistance is available to pay past due utility bills through a new program offered by the New Braunfels Housing Authority. To qualify, one can rent or own, must live inside the city limits, be low-income and in an emergency situation. To apply come by the main office of the Housing Authority at 300 Laurel Lane. Call 625-6909 for information.Donated room wanted The Comal County, American Cancer Society “Reach to Recovery” and “Look Good Feel Good” breast cancer support programs need an easily accessible 10x10 feet or larger room, with closet and air conditioning. This is needed on a long term basis to meet and treat breast cancer patients and to store supplies related to breast cancer. Call (830) 625-3252. Junior cotillion league The Comal County chapter of the National League of Junior Cotillions The Comal County Unit of the American Cancer Society needs volunteer drivers, on a continous basis, to transport ambulatory cancer patients to and from treatment centers. Additional insurance is provided. Get involved, call Bob Peterson at (830) 625-3252.Violet show and sal# The First African Violet Society of San Antonio will present its show and sale in North Star Mall on Oct. 3 and 4 from IO a m. to 6 p.m. The public is cordially invited, and admission is free. Cantar post ar contact The Comal County Women’s Center is sponsoring a poster contest to educate the community about domestic violence. Participants are to submit a poster to the Comal County Women’s Center by 5 p.m. Oct. IO. Call 629-7520. CHS of *87 reunion The Canyon High School Class of 1987 will have its 10-year reunion on Oct. IO and ll. The deadline to respond is Sept. 15. For more information, call Cindy Rosser DuBois at (956) 761-7592 or Lisa Garrett Lasseter at (830) 620-4610.St. Andrew Church haiaar St. Andrew Church in Canyon Lake will have a country bazaar from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 11, with an auction beginning at IO a m. The church is at 7420 Farm-to-Market Road 2673. between FM 3159 and FM 2722, in Canyon Lake. For information, call 899-2273.Hurting sxsirts given Victoria College will give vocational nursing program entrance exams at its Seguin campus at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 25. The $8 cost may be paid by check or money order to The Victoria College. Students may take the exam at a location other than die want they plan to attend. For information, and for a complete list of other test dates and locations, call (512) 572-6445.Hummel look*alikes sought The M. I. Hummel Club will sponsor the seventh annual Hummel Look-alike Contest benefitting The Hummel Museum, Inc., at IO a.m. Nov. 8 in front of The Hummel Museum. The contest is limited to children ages 2 through IO. The entry fee is $10. Children must register by Nov. 3. For information, call 608-1137 or 625-5636.Host familios sought Host families are sought for students from former Warsaw pact countries. Families who would like to host students can call (210) 734-8128 or (800) 382-7893 for . information.Aerobics clonos Morning aerobic classes are being offered at the Landa Recreation Center. Classes are from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. The fee is $2 per class. Registration is at the Landa Recreation Center prior to each class. Call 608-2167. Study in tho Czech Republic High school students are invited to apply for an academic scholarship to study in the Czech Republic for the 1998-99 academic year. Academic Year in the USA International offers opportunities for American families to host exchange students from Italy, France, Australia and beyond. For information, call (800) 382-7893. Strings progrsrn The Mid-Texas Symphony Strings Program offers professional instruction in violin, viola and cello. Children of all ages are eligible for this program. Lessons will be taught on the Texas Lutheran IJniversitv campus. The cost for a private, 30- i minute lesson is $12. Call the Mid-Texas Symphony office at 629-0336. The Unitarian Universalists will have Melodic Grist of Native Scapes speak at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Faith United Church of Christ, 970 N. Loop 337. She will present an interactive program complete with a slide show of actual projects. The public is invited.Bed Cross trains volunteers The Red Cross will conduct an orientation for those interested in becoming volunteers at 9 a m. Sept. 20 in the second floor conference room at McKenna Memorial Hospital. For information, call 625- 6148 or 606-2170. • •Tree ordinance commute* I At its Sept. 22 meeting, the New Braunfels City Council will consider jhe appointment of four at-large members to a landscape and tree protection ordinance committee. Applications for the positions are available in the office of the city secretary and must be delivered to the city secretary by noon Wednesday. Call 608-2100 for information. »Coffee bonum A benefit dance and auction has been organized for Blanca Carrasco, daughter of Moises and Sandy Carrasco, of Goofy's/El Patio Restaurant at Canyon Lake on Sunday. Carrasco is a 15-ycar-old Student at Smithson Valley High School. She was born with AVM. Adnorma! vessels did not develop properly and caused bleeding to the brain. She will need two prep procedures and a 36 hour surgery to remove the undeveloped vessels, so all proceeds will go toward medical expenses. Live bands will play from I to 8 p.m. and an auction will begin at 2 p.m. and last throughout the day. Children under 12 years get in free gird adults pay $5. Cash contributions can be made to tarwest Bank-Canyon Lake. For information or to donate auctionable items, call 964-2253 or 964-4992 Olde Blanco Market Day will be IO a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 20 on the square in downtown Blanco. Included will be antiques, collectibles, jewelry, crafts and more. For information, call (830) 833-2201.Library advisory board At its Sept. 22 meeting, the New Braunfels City Council will consider the appointment of two members to the library advisory board. Applications for the positions are available in the office of the city secretary and must be delivered to the city secretary by noon Wednesday. Call 608-2100 for information. No Interest for 12 Months! ptrchasc of 1499 Finance chances will be sliow n on contract but will be refunded on am tarnish contract if monthly payments are paid on time as ^pwd and the balance* paid million or belute I2months6unidateotpun1t»e Crier does not apply to previous purchases At its Sept. 22 meeting, New Braunfels City Council will consider the appointment of two members to the City of New Braunfels Economic Development Corporation board of directors. The appointments are three-year terms ending Oct9, 2000. Applications for the positions are available in the office of the city secretary and must be delivered to the city secretary by noon Wednesday. Call 608-2100 for information.bvfrostrueture bourd Four appointments to the City of New Braunfels Infrastructure/ Improvement Corporation Board of Directors will be made at the Sept. 22 City Council meeting. They are two-year terms. Applications for the positions are available in the office of the city secretary and must be delivered to the city secretary by noon Wednesday. Ranger Boot TVBOkg The Smithson Valley varsity and junior varsity cheerleaders are sponsoring a sale of personalized Ranger Boot Tracks. They will be painted on the school entrance road Comfortable, stylish motion... Ut Price $2999 99 6^602^/1/6 $1699w3Pc These prices do i 971 West San Antonio • 625-7324I Monday-Friday 9-7, Saturday 9-6, Sunday 1-5 rep** or Ma Prices are oOerinp prices only Sales mayor may not have occurred Thiuu«huui    gjj* Ices do aat reffed paretic occasional markdowns •subject to crcd* tr^ilAny insurance ch**** date of purchase a a maximum APS 22% but the AP* may vary Credit oner ends September 30. Iw7 ;

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