New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 9, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas
Sexual Assault Awareness
April has been proclaimed Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Green ribbons are available at the Women’s Center to wear in support for the awareness of survivors of sexual assault in our community. Call 620-7520 to have a presentation for your group, club or business.
Visitor Center volunteers
The Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce needs volunteers for the new Highway Visitor Center planned to open in mid-May. The Chamber currently has a great volunteer core, but new volunteers are needed to staff the new center. Anyone interested can call Lyndi Moon at the Chamber office, 625-2385.
SVHS class of *87
The Smithson Valley High School Class of 1987 has planned its 10-year reunion for July 5, 1997. Information was mailed out March 15. If you are a classmate (or know of a classmate) who has not received the information, please call 904-4733 or 904-4009 to update addresses.
Space for dealers is still available for the Collector’s Showcase and Sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 31. The event is sponsored by the New Braunfels Conservation Society. Call 629-2943 for information.
The Unitarian Universalists will have Judy Albrecht, school psychologist, speak on “Building Resiliences: A Positive Approach to Personality Development” at 7:30 p.m. today at the Faith United Church of Christ, 970 N. Loop 337. Her information should help to understand attributes that should be nurtured in us all. Child care is available; the public is invited. Call 629-4262 for information.
Hospice New Braunfels will sponsor a five-week Bereavement Support Group for adults starting today in the rock house behind Hospice. The group is open to anyone who has a friend or family member who had died within the past two years. Call 625-7500 for information, ’f I* 5 *
The Women’s Chamber “A Moment for Me” at 11:45 a.m. Thursday at Treetops Riverside Grill will feature “Getting Involved” with Sandy Kelley of the Historic Outdoor Art Gallery, Bart Bartholomew with Habitat for Humanity and Bonnie Sarkozi of the city of New Braunfels. Admission is $6 for members, $8 for guests.
American Q J. Forum
The American G.I. Forum Chapter 1014 is holding its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at the American Legion Hall Post 179 on Coll Street.
The Texas A&M Aggie Club will hold a happy hour at 5:30 Thursday at The Old Icehouse located at 1407 West Highway 81.
Ste. Peter and Paul Sock Hop
A ‘50s Sock Hop to benefit Sts. Peter and Paul Youth Representatives to the National Youth Conference in Kansas City, Mo., will be held for adults 21 and older from 8 p.m. to midnight Friday. Admission to the non-alcohol party will be SIO a couple and will include refreshments and entertainment. Call 625-1243 to RS VP.
Eden Home rummage sale
Eden Home Team One will hold a rummage, taco and bake sale from 9 a.m. to I p.m. April 25 in the Friendship Room.
The New Braunfels Iris Society presents its 31st Iris Show “Catching the Glow” from I to 4 p.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church Wesley Hall, 572 W. San Antonio St. There is ample parking on Mill Street, directly behind the church. Admission is free; plants will be for sale.
Moot District 4 candidates
Voters can meet 1997 Dist. 4 City Council candidates at 9 a.m. Saturday at Gruene Hall, sponsored by the Gruene Homeowners Association. The forum will include position statements and a question-and-answer period.
Employment Strategies ‘97, a preventive law seminar, is set for 9 a.m. Saturday at Texas Lutheran University. The seminar will focus on strategies designed to take care of employees, protect the business, and
stay out of court. Registration cost prior to today is $175 and will include lunch. For information call (210) 372-8047 or 658-0222, ext. 8047.
Loan Oak anniversary
The Lone Oak Cemetery Association invites all members, descendants of families and friends to the 100th Anniversary Celebration 3 p.m. Saturday at Loan Oak Cemetery across from Friedens Church near Geronimo. A reception with catered meal follows.
The New Braunfels Community Chorale will present a concert of Broadway tunes at 4 p.m. Sunday at First United Methodist Church. Tickets may be purchased from chorale members, China-n-Things or Johnson Fumiture/Innerworks, and will be available at the door.
Walking club luau
The New Braunfels Marsch und Wandergruppe Club will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Landa Park Pavilion 16 for a Hawaiian Luau. Call 625-0742 or 629-2229 by Sunday to make reservatioits.
Weekend of the Young Child
A citywide celebration of the Week of the Young Child will be 9 a.m. to noon April 18 at the Landa Park Playground. Activities will include games, story telling, McGruff, fire trucks, EMS and more.
Future of Mew Braunfels
New Braunfels Title Company and Norwest Bank will sponsor a presentation by Mayor Jan Kennady; John Dierksen, chairman of the city’s Comprehensive Plan Steering committee; Paula DiFonzo, NBU; Greg Malatek, TxDot and Mike McAnelly, consultant to the city from Wilbur Smith Associates of Houston, on “The Future of New Braunfels.” The presentation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. April 18 at New Braunfels Holiday Inn. For information and reservations call New Braunfels Title Company at 625-7553 or stop by any of their three Comal County offices in Canyon Lake or New Braunfels.
Frsihsit Junior bowling
Young people ages 16 as of April 19 Ind youngd1 may sign up for junior bowling at Freiheit. The fee is SIO per person for four weeks. Call 625-0372 for information.
Women’s Chamber retreat
The New Braunfels Women’s Chamber of Commerce will hold an all-member retreat from 2 to 5 p.m. April 20, led by Vice Chair Alane Cameron. The retreat will be held at “Winding Creek,” Highway 311, 15 miles from New Braunfels. Spouses, friends and family are invited to join the members at 5 p.m. with a barbecue dinner from 5:30 to 7 p.m. For information call Susan Phillips at 609-5030.
Main Street and the Downtown Association present Plaza Nites at 7 p.m. each Thursday night in April. Barron Schlameus will perform. The Comal Community Band will play Thursday. Rosy y los Muchachos will present Mariachi music April 17. Tom McDermott will sing contemporary tunes April 24. For information call Susan Phillips at 609-5030.
Pray ar services
House of Refuge Christian Fellowship, 438 S. Interstate 35, is holding special prayer services at 7 p.m. on six consecutive Sundays
beginning April 6 and concluding May 11. The topic of the services is “Answer Us: A Cry for Divine Visitation.” The multiracial, multidenominational ministry team for the services is from several local congregations. Call 620-0932 or 625-6085 for information.
Small business loans
The Small Business Administration will hold a Loan Program Briefing for small businesses engaged in international trade (import and export) at 11 a.m. Thursday, 727 E. Durango, Federal Building Fifth Floor in San Antonio. There will be no charge. Call (210) 572-5917 for information.
Church Woman United
Church Women United of Comal County’s Spring Luncheon will be 11:30 a.m. Friday in the Fellowship Hall of First United Methodist Church. Tickets are $5. Proceeds will go to the Women’s Center. Tickets can be purchased from First United Methodist Church, St. Paul Lutheran Church, First Protestant Church, Faith UCC Church or the New Braunfels Presbyterian Church.
The Coalition of Former Military Wives is a support group for women who are divorced or about to be divorced from their military spouses. It will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at Water Street Oyster Bar, 7500 Broadway at Nacogdoches, Lincoln Heights Shopping Center. The topic is “All That’s Beautiful for 1997! You !!” The guest speaker will be Shirley Baumann, cosmetic consultant, Circle of Beauty.
Rural schools reunion
The 32nd reunion of schools will be held from I to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Knights of Columbus Hall. Bring sandwiches, cake, pie, cookies or chips. Tommie Vanek will provide music. For more information call 904-7242.
Republican field trip
Canyon Lake Republican Women will take a field trip in lieu of the regular meeting for April 16. The trip will be to Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historical Park, site of the Declaration of Independence from Mexico. There is a $3 entry fee and luncheon arrangements are being made. Transportation will be by car pool; telephone committee will give details at a later date.
Fair Association moots
There will be a mandatory meeting of the Comal County Fair
Association at 7 p.m. April 16 in the Arts and Crafts Hall. Executive board will meet at 6 p.m. Packets will be handed out to each drover and director.
Popular author Susan Wittig Albert will present two programs during National Library Week at the Dittlinger Memorial Library. Albert is the author of the China Bayles mystery series which is set in the Texas Hill Country.
Her program at 2 p.m. April 17 is “Writing from Memory: Telling Your Life’s Story.” The 7 p.m. program is “Partners in Crime,” led by her and her husband and coauthor, Bill Albert. For information call 608-2150.
Help with tsx returns
Tax-aid volunteers will provide tax preparation assistance to senior citizens and others on a first-come basis. This is a free service. Please bring supporting paperwork (W2 and 1099s) and last year’s tax return. Times and sites are IO arn. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays at the Dittlinger Memorial Library, I to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 9 a rn. to I p.m. Saturdays at the Senior Center, and I to 4 p.m. Wednesdays and 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays at the Canyon Lake Action Center.
Beauty inside and out
Melanic Rae Ambs, Mrs. New Braunfels 1997, is holding “Beauty Inside & Out: A Workshop for Girls.” The half-day workshop is for girls ages 13 through 18. Speakers are local business owners. Mayor Jan Kennady and MelRae Ambs. Proceeds will benefit Family Outreach of Comal County. The workshop is April 19 and costs $15. Call 643-0223 for information.
Fiesta Soccer Madness
New Braunfels Youth Soccer is sponsoring The Fiesta Madness 3V3 Soccer Tournament Apnl 19 and 20. All registered players between 8 and 18 are eligible. To register call 625-9348
The Comal County AAM Club* will hold Aggie Muster at the New Braunfels Civic Center April 21. Fellowship will begin at 6 p.m., dinner at 6:45 p m. and a program at 7:30 p rn
The speaker will be Bob Ellis, AAM golf coach. Catering will be provided by the New Braunfels Smokehouse. For information and reservations call 629-5600.
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All inactive members cf Beta Sigma Phi are invited to ad md its Founders Day Reunion at 6: 0 p m April 24 at T-Bar-M. Cost is .11 per person. Reservations must h s made by April 9. Call 625-4703.
The New Braunfels Busi less A Professional Women's Cli b will meet at 6:45 p m. April 9 at the Holiday Inn A $6 73 resen hon is required for dinner Guest sp aker is Christina Smith of Hosptc s New Braunfels. The auction wi I raise funds for local scholarships c f $500. each given to a graduating senior from New Braunfels and t anyon high schools. The 8 p m sue on has no admission and is opet to all comers. Call 609-258 1 for reservations and information.
A flag retirement is being sponsored by The Guadalupe Valley American Legion Post I S and Auxiliary and Sts Peter ai d Paul School Please bong worn o it flags to the school during regular school hours or to First ( ommereu Bank. 654 Landa Street The cerer* ny will be 9 arn April 23 in the school parking lot. Call 609-2121 for information
Minority Job Capo
As many as 220 firms w ll seek workers at the eighth annual I lational Minority Job Fair from IO a rn to 4 pm April IO and ll in f trahan Coliseum on the Southwes Texas State University campus. For information call SWT Career Services at (512) 245-2645.
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