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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 7, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas SUN COUPON LIFE CHEERFUL The red leaves of poinsettias bring holiday cheer this time of year and thats Charles Gales kind of work Page 1C DECEMBER SWEET DEAL Old Fashion Bakery Specialty Shop is offering pastries with coffee or hot chocolate for before Dec 14 Page 3A vol 1O3 No 20 30 pages 4 sections CLICK wwvr High Low 63 48 Details3b DEAR 4B to hear By Scott Mahon i Staff Writer Consultants will meet with New Braunfels Infra structureilrriprovement Corporation 4B directors in ajointmeeting with New Braunfels Utilities board Tuesday to present a progress report for a plan to attract Ibyota suppliers to New Braun f This will be just a progress report for a master plan for a business park Its just a said board member Matt Harrison Consultants with Theory Into Practices TIP Strategies Inc will meet with both boards to pres ent a master plan for an industrial park The San Antonio Toyota plant has generated interest in companies looking to locate storage air cargo and maintenance operations at the local airport Were looking at what we can do to attract Toy ota suppliers to New Harrison said A previous study indicated that suppliers are ready to occupy existing buildings and so the inference is we need a business park at the See TOYOTA Page 3A j Schools ready for holiday By Dylan Jimenez Staff Writer It wouldnt be Christmas without student hoik day programs New Braunfelsarea students and instructors are polishing performances for a string of Christ mas programs over the next few weeks From caroling concerts to theatrical musicals the many local school programs are sure to be QO A both moving and memorable for schldule Thursday New Braunfels of activities Wigh School honors choir members were still reading froni thefr songbooks and choirdirector Ryan Van Antwerp was still tweaking production They will perform Dec u Well be he said choir students wjU be singing alongside Memorial Primary kindergarmers We havent tried to do something like this See CONCERTS Page 3A FRONTand CENTER Eldlis give gift of giving REBiCCA S Junior RQTQ cadet Ruby 3aia helps Yaridia WaHvlart The Breakfast Lions Club sponsored chih gorona pick the perfect teddy bear Saturday at dren who wanted to buy gifts for family members Children take trip to buy gifts for family By Dylan Jimenez Staff Writer Desirae Rivera 8 bought her family Christmas presents Saturday for the first time The Breakfast Lions Club of New Braunfels gives about 30 children the chance to partic ipate in Christmas each year They give the gift of giving Desirae was one of the chil dren sponsored by the Lions for a shopping spree at WalMart For many of the children the event is the first time they are able to buy gifts for their families Moreno a Lions Club member They are allowed to buy one small gift for themselves but the rest must be spent on their family The children are given breakfast to energize them for the shopping And when theyve worked up an appetite running through the aisles they are fed lunch The Lions were able to sponsor more children than usual this year because of a grant from WalMart Most of them really do want to buy something for their Moreno said Still he admits most children have to be taught to give and participating in Christmas helps them learn It gets the kids to thinking of someone other than them Moreno said It gets them in the spirit of JROTC cadets from MacArthur High School in San Antonio and New Braunfels High School escorted the chil dren around the store Most of the kids spent most of their time in the toy aisles Morenos daughter Alia See GIVING Page 3A pony Express rider Sandy Self delivers a prgglarnatipn from Qov Rick Perry to Mayer Saturday is participating historical marked in She Pony Express stops in Gruene COMING THURSDAY By Pylan Jimenez Staff Writer Some special fpjks will receive spe cial greetings from Owene Folks gathered Saturday and got tneir Chrtstmas cards postmarked with the pffipia Gruene Texas Pony Express stamp a temporary Gruene post office Tne stop was part of a Pony toess ccjnmjmpMve rfeje that has trav eling the San Antoniq ajea annually 1999 Qruene hai been a part of ings from Gov Rick Perrys office Winter and other visitors love the event said organizer Fredee Carr They love Gmene and they want to send something from Carr said John Wghttnire a New Braunfels res ident and Gruene buff had three stamped envelopes postmarked Itll go into my Gruene Rjghtmiresaid The Gruene cornrnunity is living his tory he said and thats why he jwmpgd at the chance to participate Ifs jjm its ftee and its Right nwsajd BWWAwlMBMPWll out gn 186 S Pastel IA ill mNew Braunfels
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