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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 14, 2007, New Braunfels, Texas January 14 20D7 Whats happening with businesses in the New Braunfek and Comat County HERALDZEITUNG Have business news Contact News Editor Keri Kirby at 625 or by email at kkirby@herald2eitung.com Citys first smoothie shop has healthy sweets Two longtime residents often dreamed of opening store By Suzanne Ashe Staff Writer Its often a dream that makes a business For Ed and Nancy their dream came true on 7 when they opened New Braunfels first smoothie The Smoothie in the Hunters Creek Center on Texas 46 It was Nancys dream to open The Smoothie Ed Strieker My who lives in became seriously ill and I had to resign from teaching to take care of so it was a good time to The Strickers have lived in New Braunfels for 20 Ed Strieker was a ten nis coach at Canyon High School for 17 while Nancy Strieker retired from teaching home economics at OakRun Sixth Grade Cen ter in The couple said they wanted to go into the smoothie business to give New Braunfels residents a healthy alternative to sweet Our smoothies are all DAVID The Smoothie Stop owner Nancy Strieker demonstrates the unique juicer that makes freshsqueezed orange juice for She and her opened New Braunfels first smoothie shop to offer a healthy alternative to sugary drinks and shop also serves a variety of coffees and sugarfree baked made with organic fruits and Ed Strieker Nancy Strieker said she got the idea of opening the shop while traveling to ten nis tournaments with their 14yearold Suzanne trains at the John Newcombe Tennis Ranch and plays in tournaments across the Every town we went to for our daughters tourna there was a smooth ie shop where the athletes could get healthy drinks and there wasnt one in New she We saw a community need for fresh healthbased While the shop makes and sells it also offers other We have more coffees than Ed Strieker BUSINESS From staff reports LOCAL AGENT EARNS REALTOR EPRO CERTIFI CATION KathyCarlof Coldwell DAnn Harper REALTORS has suc cessfully completed the REALTOR ePRO course to become one of a select few real estate professionals to earn the certification offered through the National Association of The REALTOR ePRO cer tification course is an educa tional program unlike any other professional certifica tion according to a news It is specifically designed to provide real estate agents with the technology tools needed to assist consumers in the purchase or sale of a With more than 70 percent of consumers beginning their real estate research on the ePRO certified agents have the experience and expertise to meet the demands of todays buyers and The real estate industry has undergone a fundamen tal change over the past sev eral Carl A majority of consumers are taking the time to conduct their own research prior to contacting an In real estate professionals must be knowledgeable of how technology can assist them in serving the needs of the buying and selling pub The REALTOR ePRO cer tification course is presented entirely online and certifies real estate agents and bro kers as Internet profession Because of its innovative students are able to complete the course at their own pace via any Internet The course is designed to help real estate agents stay at the leading edge of tech nology and evaluate and implement new Inter net business Once the course is com the ePRO certified real estate agent joins the ranks of highly skilled and continuously trained profes sionals who provide high quality and innovative onlinebased real estate Both the content and the delivery platform were creat ed by San Diegobased tech nology company Internet The course instructs par ticipants in the professional use of the develop ment of an interactive Web site and the use of online research Graduates use the skills theyve acquired to provide clients with information on proper ties for local commu nites and the local real estate Newspaper of the Year HERALDZEITUNG The Strickers dan make customers a cup of coffee with one of the shops 48 different Monin coffee or they can whip up a cup made with Ghirardel li gourmet For those who dont eat the store offers wheat banana nut brown ies and an assortment of sugarless As former the Strickers said they know the value and sometimes headache ofj school fundraisers and have come up with an original idea to We can set up any school or business with a smooth ie or coffee fundraiser and give them 10 percent of the proceeds right Ed Strieker He said he would take his espresso cart and smoothie machine to schools and businesses to make it easy for sponsors to collect mon ey on the For more information on fundraising events with The Smoothie call Ed or Nancy Strieker at 830626 6692 or W Winter is Coming got the jackets to keep you warml TEXAS LIFESTYLE GALLERY Sc FASHION BOUTIQUE 249 Downtown New F MonSat 106 Sun 124 830 6267669 PONY RUENE Let my family take care of your family Therapeutic Quality dentures partials Lindsey Roan 8304819977 All Services Provided by General Dentist Now at Cuttin1 Up Hair Salon 1528 Common Suite 9 New Braunlels Exihibit open January 15th 21st Over 2OO Skeletons and Bones Dinosaurs from around the world Schertz Civic Center 1400 Schertz Parkway com A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Shertz Public Library THE POWER TO ACCELERATE YOUR CONNECTIVITY PUT THE NATIONS LARGEST MOBILE BROADBAND NETWORK TO WORK FOR Sprint MoMte Broadband afttf initant CAtD DATA HAN Sprint Jr POWER i Stop by today I THE COMMUNICATION SOURCE 241 Business 355 New TX 78130 8306206100 ftg