New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, November 18, 2000, Page 4

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

November 18, 2000

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 18, 2000, New Braunfels, Texas Page 4A HERALDZBITUNG Saturday November COUNTY LOCAL STATE FROM THE DISPATCH Shots fired 33year old San Antonio man who allegedly threatened to shoot his girlfriend firing shots as he did so is being held in Comal County Jail A Comal County Sheriffs Office official said Javier Garcia was arrested just after midnight Friday mom ing in the 18000 block of FarmtoMarket Road 2252 He was booked for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and is being held on bail in connection with that charge No bail has been set on a previous Bexar County warrant alleging assault causing bodily injury According to a Sheriffs report deputies and Garden Ridge police arrested Garcfa after an incident in which he allegedly fired a 9 mm handgun in the 4th Street yard of a Bracken resi dence and threatened to kill his girlfriend He did not fire it at the woman UPCOMING MEETINGS COMAL COUNTY COM MISSIONERS COURT workshop meeting to dis cuss redistricting 10 Monday Commissioners Courtroom 3rd floor Comal County Courthouse Annex 150 N Seguin Ave NEW BRAUNFELS BUILDING STANDARDS COMMISSION Monday conference room D New Braunfels Municipal Building 424 S Castell Ave NEW BRAUNFELS RIVER ACTIVITIES COM MITTEE 6 Monday conference room A 424 S Castell Ave NEW BRAUNFELS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT regular meet ing 7 Monday The Education Center 430 W St NEW BRAUNFELS CITY COUNCIL WORK SHOP WITH NEW BRAUNFELS UTILITIES BOARD OF TRUSTEES discuss Senate Bill 7 electric rates and utility issues Tuesday council chambers New Braunfels Municipal Building 424 S Castell Ave NORTHWEST COMAL COUNTY ENVIRONMEN TAL meeting Tuesday in the auditorium of Guadalupe Valley Telephone Cooperative 36101 FarmtoMarket Road 3159 Smithson Valley For information call 8852292 SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS REGIONAL WATER PLANNING GROUP meeting to dis cuss comments on the Initially Prepared Region L Plan 9 Nov 27 in the San Antonio River Authority Board Room 100 E Guenther San Antonio Weihnachtsmarkt wonder K JESSIE Lost in the fascination of Weihnachtsmarkt Jared Lell 5 studies the workings of a mechani cal Santa Glaus Friday afternoon at the New Braunfels Civic Center Weihnachtsmarket con tinues from 10 to 6 today and 10 to 5 Sunday at the New Braunfels Civic Center on Seguin Avenue Admission costs and is good for all days of the market Children ages 10 and younger are admitted free Honor loved one on Hospice Tree of Lights SPECIAL TO THE HERALDZEITUNQ Light up a life this holiday sea son with a gift to the Hospice New Braunfels Tree of Lights Throughout the season lights on the Hospice Tree atop New Braunfels Utilities will symbolize donations in memory or honor of a loved one or event A tree in the lobby of McKenna Memorial Hospital 600 N Union holds a white dove for every person honored during the Hospice Tree of Lights campaign Also travelers along North Walnut Avenue are treated to a symbol of the annual fundraisers progress thanks to a wooden treeometer in front of the Hospice New Braunfels building The annual Tree of Lights cam paign is a yearly tradition for the 16yearold nonprofit hospice Donations may be made to Hospice New Braunfels in honor of someone living or in memory of someone who has died Hospice New Braunfels and Home Health Services has served patients and Families facing end oflife issues in Comal and sur rounding counties since 1984 Hospice New Braunfels is com mitted to providing personalized care to persons in the final stages of the lives so they may live as fully and comfortably as possible While remaining at home among family and friends patients are visited by a registered nurse who controls the pain and symptoms of the terminal illness giving patients the freedom to remain as active as they choose A team of professionals ical director social workers home health aides chaplains vol unteers and bereavement coun selors provides services to meet the physical emotional spiritual and practical needs of patients and families A gift to the Hospice Tree of Lights will provide hospice care for the truly needy including painrelieving medications and therapies spiritual and psycho logical care and bereavement care for survivors Hospice New Braunfels is a nonprofit communitybased organization governed by a board of directors Hospice New Braunfels accepts patients regard less of their financial resources This year about in unre imbursed care will be provided to patients who have exhausted their financial resources In fact each year between 15 and 20 percent of the care provid ed to more than 200 patients is nonreimbursable Thanks to the generosity and support of the community Hospice New Braunfels is able to provide assis tance to those patients and fami lies Members of the New Braunfels High School Health Occupation Students of American Club spent hours this fall folding and label ing solicitation cards for the Tree of Lights campaign Donations for the annual Tree of Lights campaign may be made in person or mailed to 613 N Walnut New Braunfels Texas 78130 For information about Tree of Lights or Hospice New Braunfels in general call 625 7500 or 6061717 Brierty family spearheads Childrens Museum fund drive BY McMicHAEL Staff Writer The Brierty family spends a lot of time at the New Braunfels Childrens Museum In fact the family has enjoyed the museum so much that they recently were named Honorary Chairfamily of the 2000 Fundraising Campaign Tim and Ashley Brierty and their three children Hannah 4 Cathleen 2 and Patrick 9 days are avid supporters of the muse um And it is easy to understand why Tim said The biggest part is just the creativity that it brings There are different workstations on gluing painting art coloring It brings out the kids and the parents creativity You do not have a choice when your kids are saying Dad do Mom do In a letter to members of the Childrens Museum and to resi dents of the community the fami ly writes We have pretended to be both little brother and sister in Grandmas Attic exhibit area We have been a patient with an 843 degree temperature and five bro ken legs in the McKenna Hospitable Our faces have been painted where we do not even recognize each other at the face painting This years goal is but the Brierty family has set a goal of Fundraising this year is extra necessary because we are trying to Brierty said need to create a space that is not only as good but better than we already The museum now in Suite 530 of the New Braunfels Marketplace Shopping Center is scheduled to relocate January 2001 to a larger facility within the Marketplace The museums square footage will increase to square feet The new facility Brierty said will have separate rooms for sto rytime and drama and the addi tional floor space will be put to use for more exhibit and pro gramming space storage and offices This past year children and their parents visited the New Braunfels Childrens Museum to take part in the fun Several local businesses and individuals con tributed generous donations executive director Julie Swift said During the Childrens Museum fall fundraising New Braunfels residents and businesses once again will have the opportunity to support the museum I think its greatest contribution is its a place where the whole family can go and not only have fun but Brierty said Anyone interested in making a donation can contact the museum at 6200939 Take two minutes to prevent frozen pipes SAN Every winter homeowners have the most control over whether life goes on as normal or whether they face the chore of cleaning up when a frozen burst pipe sends water cascading into their house Homeowners can avoid frozen pipes by having adequate insula tion where pipes run along out side walls floors and ceilings They can disconnect outside gar den hoses wrap exposed pipes with insulating sleeves or tape and seal foundation cracks that let arctic air freeze pipes in crawl spaces A couple of simple tasks that might take homeowners only about two minutes can help pro tect pipes and homes when a severe freeze is predicted Open cabinet doors to allow heat to get to piping under sinks vanities near exterior walls Run a small trickle of water at vulnerable cold and hot faucets The destructive power of an open water pipe should not be underestimated State Farm claim records show damage into the hundreds of thousands of dollars in some homes that fall prey to a single frozen broken pipe A oneeighthinch 3 millimeters split in a pipe can spray more than 250 gallons 946 liters of water a day For information on avoiding the preventable disaster of frozen pipes contact State Farm Public Affairs or see the web site at Mini Storage Covered RV Storage 452 FM 306 On Site Resident Manager Security Gate Fence MOVE IN SPECIAL Call or Come By 8306252872 for The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung and The UPstream Retail and Display Ada Publication HaMttZaJvv HtmHZMung UPateam Dale Friday November 24h Safcuday Novamter 26t Sunday Nouambar aatr 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