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   New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 26, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas                                 2AI Saturday, November 26,20111 hcrali>zeitung.com  For breaking ntwt, sports and ^affic follow us on Twittar 0N«w6raunf»ltHZ  Uacom« a Ntw BraimTaHi H*ra«-^B«unfl Factbook fan at facabook.com  Sign up for a-newslattar by visiting tfie Harald Zaiting onlina: horaid zalliing.coni  Wt  ► COMING UP IN THE H-Z Sunday  Check out previews of the Holiday Home Tour and Holidiy Detour of Homes  Tuesday  Catch up with what happened over the weekend in New  Braunfels and Comal.  Wednesday  Clip out delicious recipes published on the Herald-Zeitung's At Home page  Thursday  Lool<ing for something to do’ Check out the Weekend page to see  what's happening  ► YOUR DAILY COMMUTE  Road work and closures scheduled for this week  include;  ■    Seguin Avenue between Meusebach and East Zink for construction, closed indefinitely  ■    Rebecca Creek Road is closed at the Guadalupe River for construction The detour route will be signed along FM 311 and U S 281 The anticipated completion date for construction !S late March 2012  BECOME AN l-REPORTER  Ui'Z  ► WHAT SON THE AGENDA  Upcoming public meetings include:  ■    %ew Braunfels Dt', Council, 6 p rn Monday, C.!, Counc'^ Chambers, 424 S Castell Ave. New BrauPfels  ■    Comal ISD Board o‘ Trustees, 5 p m Tuesday, at CISD Suppon Services Buildmg, 1404 N IH-35  ■    Pianmng Commission 6 p,m Dec 6, at City Co /'cii Chambers, 424 S. Caste!! Ave,  ■    River Ad Hoc Committee meeting, 4 30 p m. Dec 7 McKenna Events Center 801 W San Anion'O St  ■    ihe Transportation and Traffic Advisory meeting on Dec 8 is canceled  New BraunfeH  Herald t.Zi:iTUNG  Hf RALO ZEITUNGXOV  707 Landa St, New Braunfels, TX 78130 1830)625 9144 fa* (83Gi 625 1224  Pjhli.shed on Saturday. Sunday m,ornings and weekday mo'-mngs Tuesday througf-, Friday t)y the New Braunfels He’-aid Zeitung lUSPS 377-880), 707 Landa Street, or PO Drawer 311328, New Braunfels, Comal County, Texas 78131 1328  Periodical postage paid at New Braunfels, Texas, POSTMASTER Send address changes to the New Braunfels Heraid-Zeitung, PO Drawer 311328. New Braunfels, TX 7813M328  Delivery  Subscribers who have not received a newspaper by 6 a rTi Tuesday through Friday and by 7 a rti Saturday and Sunday can call 1830) 625-9144, ext, 229 Staff directory  Doug Toney Editor and Publisher, Ext 201  doug toneyii'herald-zeitung com  Shawn Lewis Managing Editor, Ext 220  siewis «herald-ieitung.com  Will Wnght Assistant Managing Editor, Ext 221  vw<righr&he,raid-zeitung com  Chns Hoffman, Sports Editor, Ext, 223  cfioffmanS'herald ¿eitung com  Kate Thomas Copy Editor, Ext 222  kthf )Tnas'®heraid ■ ¿eitung com  Greg Bowen, Staff writer. Ext 225  gbowenSherald /eitung com  Dalondo Moultne Staff wnter, Ext 224  dmoultne^heTald/eitung com  Drew Stone, Staff writer, Ext 218  dstone®heraldzeitung„com  Laura McKenzje. Photographer, Ext 227  wwrighr^erald-zeitung com  Shannon Myers Advertising Director, Ext 208  smyers<3herald zeitung com  Jeff Fowler, Circulation Director, Ext 228  |fowler®herald-zeitung com  Rosie Willingham Business Manager, Ext. 202  rwi1lingham<&herald‘zeitung com  Henry Coello, Production Director; (830) 625-5232  hcoello^eraldzeitung com  Classified advertising, call 625-9144, ext 207, display  ad'.eajsing, call 625-9144, ext 2(^, obituanes, weddings,  engagement, anniversaries, call 625-9)44, ext 214  ■    news@heraid-zeitung com  ■     sports@herald-zeitung.com   ■    planner@herald zeitung com  ■    ietters@herald zeitung com  ■    classifieds<®herald-zeitung.com  ■    advertisingidherald-zeitung com  ■    circulation#fierald-zeitung,com  nj, annive  7^  Estes giving away hearing aids  Estes Audiologs is giving away three sets of hearing aids during its annual "Gift f)t Hearing" h()lida\ giveaway.  Each >far, Este^ Audidli)g\ dcmates Hearing aids in f>ecemix*r to worthv individuals sutter from hearing loss and lack thc^ finarx «al resíHifces tó ^xirchase hearing aicis Este«« Audiolt>g\' is s<>nciting mxnm lions regarding qualified participants through Dec. 9 C)n Dec 14, the "Giftot Hearing" recipients vvil 11^ notified  "We are tiiftynate fo live and work fn the great communities of New Braunfels, Q5)Tget(Asn and Boiwe," s.iid S<x)\a bte^ Au f)., founfk*r and ovvner of Estes Audiol-og\ ''During this holiday ^ason. Estes Audiolog\ wants to continue its annual frarlition of helping those* in need of hear-  ing assist.îfxt* thnnigh tuir ‘Gift oi Hi'ann®  "this ahnu,i^i\t\nv;a\ is our \va\ of -iav ing thanks fo the f>et>plo o!  ■ iCentral Texas. It \v arfm all ot our hearts \vt>eti w -hear vyhat an irripai t tXir gift has made " i To be considered lor Tthe Gilt of Hearing participants or those who  ncwTiinato fhem^ri^  400 words or less — le how hearing aids would ‘iftect o the lives of thé people with whom the\ interact. Nominations and essa\ s mas he einailed to info^estc'Stiudi-ologv.com or maikxi to Estes Audiologv  ONLINE  Scan ttiisQR code to visit Estes Audioibgv dr go to HearLife Again coffl  a short essay desc ribin them an  Hearing Center, 1528 C iwnmon St., Suite S, New Braunfels, Texas 78130.  The winners will be selected based on tfx*:H>Ht>wing criteria: hearing need, finan-cmI need, cipportunitv' to impact the recip-»ent’s life, and opportunity to impact the li\t»s of the peof)le with whom they inter-act.  Tills IS the sixth year that Estes Audiolo-g\ Heanng Centers has given away hearing auis to ck'serving Individuals. Since the program's inception in 200.5, Estes Audiok>gv has given away more than 13 ^xiir^ of nearing aids to hearing impaired it>dividuals — an ih-kind donation worth nx>rethan S5‘),lX)Q,  To learn more about Estes Audiology and t(i take its online hearing evaluation, visit Avw\v;HearLifeAgain.com,  COMAL Ll\ IN(;  Phdos by LAURA McKENZlE Heraid-Zeituno  Richard Novak loms fellow singers while rehearsing Nov 15 for the 51st Advent Vespers Massed Choir concert at Cross Lutheran Church The concert is 4 p m. Sunday.  ADVEM' VESPERS  Singers, musicians to present ‘joyous’ Christmas melodies  By Betty Tayior  The Herald-Zeitung  More th.in 70 singers and musician's will present ")ov-ous Meloflies of the ( hrist-mas Season" as part ot tl>e 11 st Advent Vesf>ers Massi'd ( hoir concert at 4 p.m. Sun-flav at ( ross Lutheran ( hurch.  The event, s[)onsored l)y New' Braunfels Music Study ( lub, is tree and open to the public.  Advent Vespers in New' Hrauntels was initiated by New Braunfels Music Study C lub unrler th(‘ direction of Melitta f rueh, ac cording to a [)ress release. Her idea of entering the (Christmas season with a program of sacrt'd music remains the same,  Choir singers rehearse Nov. 15 at Cross Lutheran Church for Sunday's 51st Advent Vespers Massed Choir concert.  ‘JOYOUS MELODIES’  T he 51 st Advent Vespers Massed (’hoir concert is 4 p.m. Sunday at Ooss Lutheran Church. For details, call (830) 625-9702 or {830) 625-3170.  t‘ven though it has evolved through several tofmats and locations.  "We didn't do it last year, and 1 think a lot of [>eople missed it," said Barbara Houde, program chairwoman, "VVe w ill be singing ('hristmas hymns and hymns of religious significance."  The performance list includes "O Holy Night," "While Shepherds Watc hed  Their Flocks" and selections from "The Messiah," Houde said.  Vocalists from the C!om-munitv C/horale w'lll be joined by choir memliers ot manv l(xal churcht‘s to make up the massed choir. Area band students and kx al hand bell choir members also will participate. In addition, the concert will feature a string trio, s(X‘cial piano music and a wind ensemble.  Director for the performance will lx‘ |(xiy Bagle\', and the accompanist will be |o Ann Lemmon.  For information, call Barbara Houde at (830) 625-9702 or Rol)bie Borchers, Music Study Club president at (830) 62.5-3170.  Walk-in flu vaccine clinic scheduled for Tuesday afternoon  ★    Complimentary Maintenance  4 Year/50,000 Miles on all new LINCOLNS.  ★    Complimentary Car Wash  with all service work on all new LINCOLNS.  ★    Complimentary LINCOLN Loaner Car  on all new LINCOLNS.  I BLUEBONNET  www.bbmotors.com   '^'LINCOLN 800.620.7260  A walk-in flu vaccine clinic for children and young aduhs (ages 2-18)  will be 3 to ,S:45 p.m. Tuesday at Comal County Public Health Center, at  Ladies Holiday Shopping Event Best Western Hotel-Conference Room 1493 NIH 35 • New'Braunfels,Texas  Event: 1:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. -December 3rd, 2011  Ri’freshtnettis and Door Prizes Free Admission  For any further information contact Michelle Valenzuela at 210.273.8555.  178 E. Mill Street, Suite 210. The vaccine is only Flu Mist,,which is effective and less invasive than a flu shot. Cost IS $10.  For information, call (830) 221-1TSO.  State rep: map  I  Pena  retirement  EDMBURG(AP)  A state lawmaker who switched to the Republican Partv even though he's from the Democ ratic stronghold of South Texas savs new ft^l-erally drawn voting ma()S are forcing him to retire.  Rep. Aaron Pena of Edinburg said on his mog Friday that he can't win the district proposed under interim maps c related by a three-) ufige |)anel foilowing a ruling that struck down a rc'districting |)lan passed b\ the Texas Legislaturt'.  [democratic groups sued to have the maps thrown out, arguing the GOP-led plan illegally dilutt'd minor-it\ vcjting strength,  Pena, a five-term re|)re-sentative who sw itc hed parties last vear, said the origi-n.il ma[)S were dc'signeci to )rotect South Tc’xas incumbents. He says the interim maf) puts him in a sc*at that's too strongly Democratic, and he dtx'sn't w.int to challenge another incumbent.  Canyon Lake readies ‘Music Man’ show  Meredith Willson's popular musical, "Music Man," will be performed by ( anyon Lake High School students at 7 [).m. F^ec . 9 and 10, and at 2:30 p.m. on Dec. 11.  The performances will be in the schcx)rs Emerald Theatre. All tickets are $.S and may be purchased at the school or l)y calling (830) 885-173S or visit the vvc*b-site at  www.clhschoif.org .  Market  Nov 25  watch  ,2011     Dow Jones    -25.77      industrials ^ 1231.78      Nasdaq    -18.57      composite    2,441.51      Standard &    -3.12      Poor’s 500              1,158,67      Russell    •8.18      2000              666.16      NYSE diary      Advanced:    1,277      Declined:    1,656      Unchanged    : 120      Votinne:    1.6 b      Nasdaq diary      Advanced:    693      Declined:    1,651      Unchanged    : 150      Volume:    0.7 b     AP  WANTED: WEATHER ARTISTS  Hey, kids! Thè Herald-Zeitung wants you to draw pictures of sunny and partly cloudy days and email them to news© herald-zeltung.com or drop tfiem by 707 Landa St. Please include your name, age, phone numt>er and where you live. Your artwork will be featured in the Front Page weather box.   

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