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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 18, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas Page4A HERALb2Elf UNO Wednesday June Contact Features Editor Brian Grant 6254144 ext 222 Kids of all ages enjoy Circus Valentine charity benefit BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer The big top was the evening sky and the tent was the whole outdoors when the circus came to town Monday night There was facepainting and pony rides an elephant and a clown There were jugglers and trapeze artists There was popcorn and cotton candy and there were a few hundred kids Thats because children are what the circus is all about Ask Phillip Vineyard Hes 5 years old and will be going into kindergarten at Hoffman Lane Elementary School in August But before that theres summer the last one before Phillip steps onto the treadmill that begins with school and continues down the slope into adulthood and the workplace Biking Swimming in the river Crawdad fishing in Landa Park And Circus Valentine which Monday marked its 18th year in New Braunfels Between telling his father Mike that he was thirsty and needed a soft drink and his mother Barbara that he and his brother Tyler who turns 4 today could sure use some cotton candy he eyed the elephant across the center ring just hoping for a ride Elephants Phillip said are the best thing about the circus He knew that even though his familys trip to the Comal County Sheriffs Posse Arena was his firstever circus trip Phillip knew because hed been to a zoo and he said adding credibility to his claim That guy over there told me Kathryn Wilson didnt need to be told Shes Kamberlyn Wilson enjoys a pony ride with the help of her cousin Chandler before the start of Circus Valentine at the Comal County Sheriffs Posse Rodeo Arena Monday night been coming to the circus she said She brought her daughter Kamberlyn to her second circus getting her started young She also brought her nieces and step daughters two sets of twins Kamberlyn rode the pony by herself That was a pretty good feat since she is only 18 months old We went last year but she was asleep most of the time I Kathryn said While Kamberlyn watched the circus ani mals mom was waiting for the trapeze act she said What I like about the circus is the acro batic Kathryn said The sheriffs posse was founded in 1959 under thensheriff Walter Fellers as a mount ed reserve searchandrescue unit Sheriffs Posse President Roy Williams said Circus Valentine is one of the posses two major annual fundraisers the other is the rodeo in August Were a notforprofit charitable organi Williams said We give this money away to local service clubs and The sheriffs posse also offers three college scholarships each year One the Walter F Fellers scholarship goes to a high school grad uate going into the law enforcement field Monday night was no time to think about scholarships for most of the kids enjoying the circus they were far too young to con sider such things For Phillip Vineyard school was far far away at least eight weeks He was watch ing the circus with his family Mom promised shed get him an elephant ride if they offered them Hell probably get Barbara Vineyard said Its his favorite Meetings NEW BRAUNFELS ETHICS COMMISSION 6 today Conference Room A New Braunfels Municipal Building 424 S Gastell Ave NEW BRAUNFELS RIVER ACTIVITIES COM MISSION 6 today Landa Haus Landa Park New Braunfels COMAL COUNTY COM regular meeting Thursday commissioners courtroom Commissioners Court Building 199 Main Plaza COMAL COUNTY COM public hearing on reducing speed limits on Hoffman Lane Thursday commissioners courtroom Commissioners Court Building 199 Main Plaza Fastened Industrial Supplies Customer Appreciation Week DAVID HUH fowam imtmn imtmti SINCE 1968 VIN B ZIMMERMAN PHundlnliiryTriolLm GAR KAY ZIMMERMAN AWonHnAnofMyWhaCini How I MARTIN ZIMMERMAN Texas Depl of PuUkSably Suspension OWnol Injury Cloims liLLPrnxutor 830 6067886 New Braunfels By Appointment Only 18002920211 Principal Offkt San Antonio IX MFm Hot cwliW by th Tuns 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