New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 12, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas
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WalkAmerica raises $7,300
On Saturday, March 25, 1995, 80-plus New Braunfels residents walked through die streets of New Braunfels to raise iribney for healthier babies. A total of $7,300 was raised in our community for the fight against births defects.
The team receiving an award for raising the most money was the Guadalupe Valley Telephone Cooperative Inc., with a total of $2,210.50. The team receiving the award for the most walkers was NBHS Marine Corps Jr. ROTC, with a total of 18 walkers. The individual raising the most money with a total of $1,515, for the third year in a row, was WalkAmerica committee member Laurie Oberkampf.
A big “thank you” goes to County Judge Carter Casteel for serving as the March of Dimes WalkAmerica Honorary Chairperson, who participated in the 6.2 mile walk.
Thanks also to Dean Taylor from KGNB for his help in a live interview the morning of the event, and to photographer Michael Damall from the New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung, who was on hand to take some photos at the start of the walk. A big “thank you” to Jim Wesolick and Diane Grohman, who provided wonderful singing before the event and who also sang
“God Bless the USA,” and to Boy Scout Troop #163 for carrying the flags and reciting the Pledge of Alliances. Thanks also to Chris Hildebrand with High Voltage Mobile DJ for providing music during and after the walk and the Shriner clowns for their entertainment for the children and the big kids at heart. A big “thank you” to Robert Konkel from Molly Joe’s Catering for providing a delicious lunch for all the walkers at the end of a long 6.2 miles.
Special thanks go to this year’s event sponsors, which include Guadalupe Valley Telephone Cooperative, Inc., Victoria Bank & Trust, Texas Commerce Bank, New Braun- * fels Factory Stores, Garland Transmissions and New Car Dealers Association and the checkpoint sponsor Adobe Cafe/Adobe Verde.
Thanks most of all teethe wonderful people of New Braunfels for their support and contributions to help this event be a successful one for the fight against birth defects and infant mortality.
And last but not least, a very special “thank yoj” to the New Braunfels March of Dimes WalkAmerica Committee consisting of Susan Collins, Kay Stahl and Laurie Oberkampf. Job well done!
Ruth (Fran) Hanson
Ruth (Fran) Henson, age 78, of New Braunfels died Monday, April IO, 1995 at the Arboretum. She was bom Dec. 21,1916 in Tarentum, Pennsylvania to Alan Burton Chapman and Ruth Crawford Chapman. She married Fred Henson Aug. 7, 1941 in Orlando, Florida. She was a New Braunfels resident for 24 years.
She worked with Southwestern Bell and the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary. She was a member of the New Braunfels Christian Church.
Survivors are her husband, Fred Henson of New Braunfels, sister Patricia Fuller of New Braunfels and a
brother, Crawford Chapman of Converse plus numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services are Thursday, April 13 at 12:30 p.m. at the ZoellerFuneral Home Chapel with Rev. Rick Bartlett officiating. Interment to follow in the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio.
Pallbearers will be Buddy Walton, Sonny Chapman, Jimmy Ortiz, Albert Rendez, Dan Dean and Gaston Parsons. Memorials may be made to Hospice New Braunfels. Visitation began at 8 a.m. Wednesday and continues until service time Thursday.
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meets April 13 at 3 p.m. at the Comal County Senior Center, 655 Landa St. Call Jan Harrison at 629-8181 for information.
The monthly dinner meeting of the New Braunfels Class of 1942 will not be held next Friday, April 14. All classmates are encouraged to attend as many activities and functions of the Sesquicentennial Celebration as possible. The next regular dinner meeting will be May 12 at Krauses Cafe. For information, call Jim Rheinlaender at 625-5445.
The New Braunfels Area Quilt Guild will meet Saturday, April 15 at 9:30 a.m. at the New Braunfels Christian Church Fellowship Hall on Loop 337. Membership is open to everyone.
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Fat Acceptance will hold its meeting at Victoria Bank and Trust in the Schneider room, 1000 N. Walnut from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Call Johnny at 625-4782 for information.
The New Braunfels Republican Women will meet at Molly Joe's Restaurant on April 17 at noon. “Who Speaks for the Family?” will be the subject of Anne Newman’s Address. All parents are welcome to attend this meeting.
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