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   New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 16, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas                                 CITY EMPLOYEES OF THE YEAR  Wednesday, February 16, 2011 — Herald-ZErruNc — Page 9  DAILYPLANNER  Back row; Steven Heath, animal control officer (Planning); Jack Ward, fire lieutenant; Heath Purvis, police sergeant; Kip Wieberdink, golf course field technician; Bernie Gutierrez, equipment operator II (Public Works). Front row: Kit Ward-Crixell, librarian; Kim LaPointe, purchasing assistant (support services); Barbara Warner, customer service specialist (Human Resources)  City recognizes employee milestones  35 Years of Service  Rodney Bartels  25 Yeers of Service  Rodney Shultz Dennis Williams Jose Castillo Michael Rutherford  20 Years of Service  Arlon Hansmann Carol Bissett Diane Watson George Amen Greg Wilson Joe Vargas Orlando Cardenas Steve Mabe Tomas Hernandez  15 Years of Service  Cindy Garland Craig Christopherson Derek Wrenn Elizabeth Martinez Fred Pfeil Garrick Herbert John McDonald John Weige Juan Galvan Mary Grow Michael McFerran Roberto B. Garcia Sandy Ellison Tarinna Skrzycki  10 Years of Service  Bernie Gutierrez Brett Patton Chad Holiaday James Rackley John Hudson Julio Martinez Maria Veliz  Happy Birthday/Anniversaries     Fire    Matthew Greene    Planning      Paul Marler    Police          Tim Brinkkoeter    Police      Public Works    5 Years of Service          Fire    Adam Guerrero    Public Works      Public Works    Alex Rhoads    Fire      Police    Alonzo Vega    Public Works          Catherine Ward-Crixell Library      Fire    Chad Koehler    Public Works      Charles Donegan    Parks & Rec      Library    Clint Edwards    Fire      Library    Darren Dohrn    Police      Fire    Debi Korinchock    Support Serv.      Fire    Eric Borchers    Public Works      Police    Eric Novaez    Fire      Public Works    Gilbert Martinez    Fire      Fire    Heather Harrison    Human Res.      Public Works    Jenny Rodriguez    Library          Joe Robles    Police      Support serv.    Johanna Bender    Planning      John Kincaid    Fire      Police    John Miller    Police      Fire    Jon Matocha    Public Works      Parks & Rec    Kevin Clayton    Police      Police    Kim La Pointe    Support serv.      Fire    Lori Stidham    Human Res.      Police    Matthew Bushnell    Fire      Fire    Miguel Aleman    Public Works      Public Works    Omar Alegria    Public Works      Library    Patrick O'Connell    Fire      Police    Phillip Seidel    Police      Fire    Rebecca Rosenthal    Library      Planning    Rene Gonzalez    Public Works      Police    Ricardo Zavala    Public Works          Richard Groff    Police          Robert E. Garcia    Public Works      Public Works    Robin Kunkel    Parks & Rec      Fire    Ryan Luersen    Fire      Fire    Santiago Flores    Police      Police    Sara Hartin    Support Serv.      Fire    Wade Tomlinson    Parks & Rec      Public Works Public Works    Zachary Armstrong    Police     HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO:  ■ Dennis Schwab  ■ Janice Hereford  COMING EVENTS  Raising a Healthy Preschooler  Date: Today Time: 6:30-8 p.m.  Location: St. Paul Lutheran Church  You should know: Free to the community, free childcare available.  Texas Border Volunteers Address Canyon Lake Republican Women  Date: Today Time: 10 a.m.  Location:Tye Preston Memorial Library You should know: All welcome to attend monthly meeting. Linda Vickers will talk about her efforts in community groups, law enforcement agencies and more in providing border security.  Information: (830) 899-7555  New Braunfels Civil War Roundtable  Date: Today Time: 6 p.m.  Location: Granzin Bar-B-Q Barbecue, 660 W. San Antonio St.  You should know: UTSA history professor Steven Boyd will speak on Civil War patriotic covers, which are stamped, addressed envelopes issued by the Union.  Information: (830) 608-0275  Finger Knitting Class  Date: Today Time: 6:30 p.m.  Location: New Braunfels Public Library,  700 E. Common St.  You should know: All supplies provided. Part of Craft-o-Rama program series, sponsored by Friends of the Library. Information: (830) 221-4300  Well Registration Awareness Meeting  Date: Today Time: 1 p.m.  Location: New Braunfels Civic Convention Center You should know: Public is invited to a meeting about  Comal County well registration, in which local officials will be briefed on a number of EAA issues, including legislation, EARIP and more.  Dress for a Cure  Date: By Feb. 28 Location: Prodigy Learning Center, 1428 S. Walnut Ave. You should know: The center is collecting "prom-like" dresses and old wedding dresses for a benefit for Jesse, 22, who has nodular Sclerousing Hodgkins lymphoma.  Information: (830) 608-9588  Alliance for Conservative Texans  Date: Feb. 17 Time: 5:30 p.m.  Location: Rivertree Subdivision Club House, 1185 Rivertree (off Highway 46 on the east side of I-35) You should know: Special guest speaker, Eric Zamora, a local conservative activist, former member of an elite Anti-Terrorist Security Team Member-USMC/FAST member, who serves as a High Threat Protective Security Specialist in Afghanistan. Information:  (830) 832-2473  Guadalupe County Master Gardeners  Date: Feb. 17 Time: 7 p.m.  Location: Texas AgriLife Extension, 210 E. Live Oak in Seguin  You should know: Patty Glenn Leander, nutritionist and writer for "Texas Gardener," will speak about the "Benefits of Eating Fruit and Vegetables." Meetings are free and open to the public.  Information: www.guadalu-pecountymastergarden-ers.org or call (830) 303-3889  13th Annual Winter Texan Reception  Date: Feb. 17  Time: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Location: CRRC Recreation  Center  You should know: Event is hosted by Canyon Lake Chamber of Commerce.  PFLAG Seguin  Date: Feb. 17 Time: 7 p.m.  Location: Call for location You should know: Parents, Family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays seeks to educate and support those who have lesbians, gays, bi-sexuals or transgendered people in their family or friends. About 20 people attend per month. Information: (830) 491-1055  NBWCC February Luncheon  Date: Feb. 17 Time: 11:30 a.m.  Location: Gruene River Grill, Gruene River Road Information: Monthly luncheon of New Braunfels Women's Chamber of Commerce. Guests welcome. Audie Gibson will give update about Landa Parks Foundation. Cost is $13. Please RSVP by Monday the week of the event.  Information:   jmm9950@hotmail.com   'Marrying Terry'  Date: Feb. 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26, 27, Mar 3, 4, 5, 6 Time: 8 p.m. curtain Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays; 2:30 p.m. curtain for Sunday matinees Location: Krause House Theatre, 1300 Bulverde Road in Bulverde You should know:Tickets are $17 for adults, $14 for seniors (age 62+) and $10 for students. The Feb. 17 performance is a benefit for the Scholarship Fund of Vineta Lodge 15.  Contact: (830) 438-2339  Movie in the Park  Date: Feb. 18 Time: 6:45 p.m.  Location: Landa Park Dance Slab — behind boathouse You should know: Movie is "Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs." Free. Donations  of non-perishable food for Comal County Food Bank greatly appreciated. Bring blankets and chairs. All ages welcome and refreshments will be available for sale in support of the food bank. Rainout location will be the Landa Recreation Center. Information: (830) 221-4370  Steak Night at the Legion  Date: Feb. 18 Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Location: Post home, 410 W Coll St  You should know: $10 donation. Cooked to order. Baked potato / sides/ salad /tea /coffee. Fundraiser supporting veteran and scholarship programs. Sponsored by Sons of the American Legion Squadron 179.  Information:  (830) 625-0179  NARFE is 90 - Let's Celebrate  Date: Feb. 18 Time: 9:30 a.m.  Location: Comal County Senior Citizens Center, La Retama Room You should know: Past chapter president John Creswell will look at National Active and Retired Federal Employees milestones.  Relay For Life Comal County Weekend  Date: Feb. 18-19 Time: 8 p.m.  Location: Blue Bonnet Palace, 17630 Lookout Road, Selma  You should know: Relay for Life and Blue Bonnet Palace present the American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Comal County Weekend. The fundraiser will feature food, including catfish on Friday and chicken fried steak on Saturday and a live auction. All proceeds go to Team Crush Cancer. There will be music and dancing. Dance hall is smoke free.  Galveston  New Braunfels Five-Day Forecast     TODAY    THURSDAY    FRIDAY    SATURDAY    SUNDAY    CLICK                          ©  Updated forecasts:                           www.srh.noaa.gov       Early clouds    Warm    Partly to mostly    Chance of    A few rain showers    Type “city, state” or zip      possible    temperatures,    cloudy    scattered showers    possible    code into space          some clouds                provided and click “go”      77°/58°    78° 7 59°    79°/58°    74°/57°    75°/59°    button.     Temperature  Yesterday’s High / Low 69° / 60° Normal High / Low 67° / 42° Record High    87° in 1937  Record Low    20° in 1909  Precipitation  Yesterday’s    0.00”  Month to Date    0.37“  Avg. Month to Date    1.03”  Year to Date    3.42”  Avg. Year to Date    3.20”  Departure from Avg.    +0.22”  Temperature and precipiation as of 3pm yesterday Taken from New Braunfels airport  Levels/Flows    2/15  Edwards Aquifer (ft)    674.4  Comal Springs (cfs)    317.0  Change +/- 0.0 -9  Canyon Dam 2/15  Inflow    98  Outflow(Guad’pe R at Sattler) 128 Lake Level    907.5  NBU Pumping Report  Millons 2/15 of gallons 2/15 Surface water 7.109 Groundwater 1.701  «Fflrespt  Change  +/-0  -2  -0.01  Millons of gallons  Today  Thursday  Friday     Full    Last      Feb. 18    Feb. 25      •    S\  5      New    First      Mar. 4    Mar. 13     Sun and Moon  Sunrise Sunset Moonrise Moonset 7:11 AM 6:22 PM 4:52 PM 5:41 AM 7:10 AM 6:23 PM 6:01PM 6:24 AM 7:09 AM 6:24 PM 7:10 PM 7:05 AM  Pollen Counts  Grass    n/a  Mold    n/a  Tree    n/a  Weeds    n/a  Pollen counts courtesy of Dr. Frank Hampel  ■SHHSRff  CM  WÎW:  :.....y  ■'M  Carlsbad  r#fw  WJ 4T  £  •"    .    w    't  67°/57° è 64° / 58°  for pu s Christi 73° / 64 8   71°/63 o   wnsvllle 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