New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, February 24, 2000, Page 2

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

February 24, 2000

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 24, 2000, New Braunfels, Texas Page 2A^_Hkrald-Zbitung — Thursday, February 24, 2000Heute Today v Dia WeatherRoad Construction TODAY Partly cloudy Highs upper 70s S wind 15-20 mph TONIGHT Mostly cloudy Lows in the 60s S wind 5-10 mph Sunrise/sunset Sunrise.............................................7:07    a.m. Sunset..............................................6:28    p.m. Pollen counts Molds........................................................593 Mountain cedar......................................1,159 Ash..............................................................48 Elm..........................................................trace Hackberry....................................................26 (Provided courtesy of Dr. Frank Hampel) River flow Edwards Aquifer..........................661.9 feet Comal River.....................................303    cfs Canyon Dam inflow...........................77 cfs Canyon Dam outflow........................92    cfs Canyon Dam lake    level............905.79 feet above mean sea level NBU pumping report Surface water. 6.526 million gallons Well water..........................306,180    gallons Moon phases First quarter..................................March    13 Full moon.....................................March    19 Last quarter.....................................Feb.    26 New moon......................................March    5 Texas weather Thursday, Fab. 24 AccuWeather* forecast (or daytime conditions, low/high temperatures Extended forecast: Friday, mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. High in the mid 70s. Lows in the 50s. Saturday, mostly sunny. Highs in the 70s. Sunday, partly cloudy and breezy. Lows in the 60s. Highs in the 70s to near 80. In the city The New Braunfels Police Department radar trailer will be at: Today —1400 Farm-to-Market Road 1101 (school zone) Friday — 1800 McQueeney Saturday — 1700 Gruene Rd. Feb. 27 — 2000 Spur Feb. 28 — 1400 S. Seguin Avenue Feb. 29 — 300 Kentucky A Am A id b ob den tours, landscape courses, etc. The.;»! committee meets on the second Thursday of each month. For information, call 620-3440 or 629-9876. Heads Up ►Junior Miss The New Braunfels Junior Miss program takes place at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the New Braunfels Civic Center. Twenty-one girls from the three Comal County high schools will compete for scholarship money. ►Estate program The American Financial Group presents Estate Conservation, a free 90-minute program. Discover how easy it is to use a living trust or a properly drafted will to save on estate taxes and control your assets. This program takes place at 1:30 p.m. today at New Braunfels Sterling House, 2457 Loop 337. Reserve your seat and free workbook. Call (800) 964-0362 today! ► Babysitter course Red Cross is offering babysitting training for ages 11 to 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. Participants will learn skills, including child development, appropriate activities, diapering, feeding, discipline, working with parents and first aid. The $35 class will take place in New Braunfels and includes a babysitter’s guide and safety kit. Please bring a sack lunch and a doll. For more information, call (830) 606-1999. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Please wear comfortable clothes. ► Red Stocking Red Stocking Revue’s kick-off meeting will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday at St. Paul Lutheran Church Chapel. We need you to make the 2000 production the best ever. Committees will form, and plans will begin. Please come and support the New Braunfels Community Service Center. ►Tax assistance AARP Tax-Aide provides free tax assistance on a first-come, first-served basis to middle to low income taxpayers. Tax volunteers will be at the following locations until April 15: Comal County Senior Citizen Center — 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday and 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday New Braunfels Public Library — 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday Canyon Lake Action Center — 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday The New Braunfels Housing Authority is selling a two bedroom house at 2026 W. San Antonio to a qualified low-income buyer. For nformation, visit 300 Laurel Lane. Birthdays/ Anniversaries Happy Birthday to John Brotze (belated) and Lucia Valadez (belated). Happy Anniversary to Martha and Carl Lavin (63 years) and Leroy and Hannelore Brotze (belated). To have a birthday or anniversary listed here, call 625-9144. Out of the Backpack WHATS FOR LUNCH? New Braunfels Christian Academy Lunch: hamburger with fixings, chips, baked beans, jello, milk Head Start Program Breakfast: sausage & cheese biscuit, grape juice, milk; Lunch: barbeque chicken thigh, broccoli with cheese sauce, apple quarters or melon cup, rice, milk Nancy Ney Charter School Lunch: chili, cornbread, pineapple, milk Comal ISD Breakfast: mini com dogs, juice, milk; Lunch: hamburger or toasted ham & cheese sandwich, vegetables, fruit, bread, milk New Braunfels ISD Lamar Primary, Lone Star Primary, Memorial Primary, Carl Schurz Elementary, Memorial Intermediate, Seele Elementary Breakfast: cinnamon roll or cereal, juice, milk; Lunch: itza pizza or chicken fajita taco, tossed salad, carrots, fruit mix, milk Memorial Elementary, OakRun, middle and high schools Breakfast: cinnamon roll or sausage kolache or cereal, juice, milk; Lunch: itza pizza or chicken fajita taco or turkey sandwich, tossed salad, carrots, fruit mix, milk Government New Braunfels Utilities board of trustees — 4:30 p.m. today at NBU board room, 263 Main Plaza. Zoning Board of Adjustments — 6:30 p.m. today at New Braunfels Municipal Building, 424 S. Casted Ave. Comal Independent School District — board of trustees meeting, 6 p.m. today at Canyon Intermediate School, 1275 N. Business 35. Clubs ‘A Course in Miracles” meeting, facilitated by Dr. Bill Sawyer in open group discussion, — 6:30 to 8 p.m. each Thursday at Unity Church of Practical Christianity, 642 Comal St. This support group is open to anyone desiring spiritual growth. A love offering is accepted at each meeting. For information, call 625-2434. Fraternal Order of Eagles — smoke-free bingo at 7 p.m. every Thursday at 207 E. South St. in New Braunfels. Comal Community Band — rehearsals at 7:30 p.m. today at the New Braunfels Middle School band hall. Rehearsals take place every Thursday. The organization is open to anyone who reads music and plays a band instrument. No audition is required. For information, call 625-0403. New Braunfels Kiwanis Club — noon today at Ryan’s Family Steakhouse, 485 East Business 35. The group meets every Thursday. Canyon Lake Toastmasters — 7 p.m. today at Tye Preston Memorial Library. For information, call (830) 899-2776 or (830) 964-2223. New Braunfels Great Books Discussion Group — 2 to 4 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday every month in the meeting room in the annex building of Norwest Bank, 10OO N. Walnut. New participants are always welcome. For information, call 625-4187. Marion ISD Community Library — storytime for ages 3 and 4 at 10 a.m. every Thursday at the library. Jo Ullman and Jackie Valentine, retired elementary teachers, present the program. New Braunfels Lions Club — 11:30 a.m. for lunch and noon for the program every Thursday at the Senior Center. Community Centers COMAL COUNTY SENIOR CITIZEN CENTER 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. — fitness center 8:15 to 9:15 a.m. — aqua aerobics 9:30 a.m. — quilters and beginning Spanish 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. — thrift shop open 11:30 a.m. — congregate meals noon — Lions Club 1 p.m. — pinochle and team bridge CANYON LAKE ACTION CENTER 9 a.m. — crafts 10:30 a.m. — senior exercise Sports SPORTS ON TV 6 p.m. (ESPN) College Basketball Purdue at Michigan. 375724 6:30 p.m. (KSAT) NBA Basketball San Antonio Spurs at Charlotte Hornets. From the Charlotte Coliseum in Charlotte, N.C. 251279 7:30 p.m. (FXSP) NBA Basketball Denver Nuggets at Houston Rockets. From the Compaq Center in Houston. 623453 8 p.m. (ESPN) College Basketball Marquette at South Florida. 387569 10 p.m. (FXSP) College Basketball Oregon at UCLA. (Joined in Progress) 45618 1 p.m. (ESPN) PGA Golf World Golf Championship Match Play — Second Day. From Carlsbad, Calif. 330502 Have a Heart The Comal County Women’s Center needs help with childcare on Monday and Wednesday evenings. The childcare services allow mothers to attend counseling and support activities. For information or to help, call 620-7520. Volunteers are needed at Connections to answer telephones, perform clerical work, assist in lawn maintenance, tutor youth and mentor youth and families, lf interested, call Joanna at 608-9032 or fill out an application at 227 Courtyard Drive, New Braunfels. Personnel from New Braunfels Independent School District’s Opportunities to Rebound campus are requesting donations of certain clothing items for students in the discipline management school — Alternative Education Placement. Students need white dress shirts with no logos, ties and straight-leg blue jeans. Drop-off items at the campus, 902 W. San Antonio St. For information, call 629-2483. Family Outreach of Comal County needs interested adults older than age 21 for volunteer opportunities, lf you have a special skill you would like to share for a few hours a month please call 620-1299. Sign Up The Canyon High School class of 1990 is looking for alumni for the 2000 reunion, lf you are an alumni or have information about an alumni, call (210) 734-4658 or (830) 980-2053 or e-mail to [email protected] The Comal County Extension Service Horticulture Committee is looking for volunteers. This committee is responsible for coordinating educational programs in Comal County such as the Master Gardener program, gar- i.'U .Mil Rack’em Up Billiards and Games is now forming a Doubles/8-Ball League. Sign up is limited to 20/2 man teams. Also, a Junior League for pee-pie under 18 also is forming. Sign up >' at Rack’em Up, 549 Landa St. For tm information, call 620-2345. The Community Council of South Central Texas, Inc., Family Planning .., Clinic offers free breast cancer screen- ' ing for women ages 50 to 64 in Comal County. For information, call 625-3471. Support Groups New Braunfels Crisis Pregnancy Center is open six days a week: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday and Friday; and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. The center also is open from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Call 629-7565 for an appointment. Narcotics Anonymous, New Braunfels Group, meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at 172 S. Hickory next to Cross Lutheran Church. ARCIL of San Marcos provides advocacy, information and referral, peer support for inclusion into the community for persons with disabilities. It also provides independent life skills training to assist people with disabilities to become empowered and integrated into the community. For information, call (512) 396-5790. .•I •rf! a1 ■rn a1 Alcoholics Anonymous meets daily at noon, 5:30 and 8 p.m., except ,/ Sunday, when they meet at 11 a.m. at -1142 Eikel Road in New Braunfels. Comal County Women Center’s Working the Steps supplemental study and discussion meets at 5 p.m. the fourth Thursday of each month. For information, call 620-7520. Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. every Thursday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 138 W. Austin, in New Braunfels. The meetings are smoke-free. Correction The photograph of the Smithson Valley softball pitcher in Wednesday’s Herald-Zeitung was incorrectly identified. Jessica Klar is a pitcher for Canyon High School. The win/loss record of the two Smithson Valley pitchers was switched. Loren Munoz is currently 2-0, and Jill Garro is 4-1. The Herald-Zeitung regrets the error. .-’i t If! c'fj “J* (ll O'. ‘fit I/O v* .iii qo Jq OI i.'/ OS o; ii) www.herald-zeitung.com __ rn nu ■ ■■■■■■■■ ————__ an - ;

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