New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 20, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas
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The National League of Junior Cotillions has announced the appointment of Ronda Brandt as director of the program in the Comal County area.
■ The Junior Cotillion program, which features etiquette and social dance training for middle and junior high school students, includes six classes and Ronda Brand! two balls over an eight-month
Headquarters for the National League of Junior Cotillions is in Charlotte, N.C., where the program was established in 1979. Executive Director Anne Colvin Winters said, “We are delighted to see this training available in the Comal County area. It will have a great impact on the self-esteem and social development of young people.” Registration for the new Junior Cotillion program will take place today. For more information call 608-9159.
Donors: Don’t forget to
DEAR ABBY: April 20-26 is Organ Donor Week. Because there is a shortage of donors, more than 49,000 Americans are waiting for lifesaving organ transplants.
For those who have decided to be donors: First and foremost, inform your family! Even if you have signed an organ donor card (many states use the back of the driver’s license), your family must consent to die donation before it can occur.
As a heart recipient, and on behalf of all other organ recipients, I want to express my gratitude to the families who, in the midst of their grief, generously donated the organs of their loved ones. Thank you and may God bless you.
JACK ADAMS, HOOVER, ALA.
through six obstacles or problems, each worth 50 points, for a total possible score of 300 points.
Volunteers from the local police department, DPS, sheriffs office and fire department helped judge the contests.
Thanks to New Braunfels Smoker Co. for donating a large barbecue pit, Coleman Manufacturing for donating a canoe, Southern Tire Mart for donating a set of tires, and also the local Wal-Mart stores which donated gifts and door prizes for the contestants and the Children’s Miracle Network Charity fund drive.
Special thanks to Joe De Leon, Bluebonnet Motors, for lending three beautiful pickups for the Powder Puff Competition and exhibit.
DEAR MR. ADAMS: Thank yon for a powerful letter, and for the reminder that National Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness Week to a .time of tribute 19 the
gerenuuLilonor families wha have consented to the gift of life, so that others might live.
Organs are matched with people on a national waiting list according to Mood and tissue type and medical need, among other factors. The system of Oran allocation is fair and highly ethical. Contrary to what some believe, most religions consider organs the ultimate charitable
1 KMssy wagner, daughter of Jay and Doris Wagner of Waco, has been named a United States Achievement Academy National Award winner. Less than IO percent of young people can hope to attain the honor. Wagner is the granddaughter of Tony and Kathy Wagner of New Braunfels.
Sue Norris recently attended a conference in Newport Beach, Calif., with some of the most productive
0real estate agents in the United States and Canada. Mike Ferry, real estate consultant and trainer for some of the most productive agents in the country, Sun Norris held a conference
for the 100-plus agents; agents who have consistently had more than IOO closed transactions per year. Norris was invited to attend and participate in the conference as a result of her high production level of more than IOO closed transactions from 1993, 1994, 1995 and 1996.
Norris is a real estate agent with Century 21 Action Realty in New Braunfels. She can be reached at the office at 604 S. Seguin Ave. or by calling 625-8061.
It is vital that individuals who wish to become organ donors discuss their decision with their families, since family consent is required.
The Living Bank, P.O. Box 6725, Houston, Texas 77005, provides informational literature and organ donor cards. Information and donor cards can also be obtained from the National Kidney Foundation, 30 E. 33rd St., New York, N.Y. 10016, or contact your local Organ procurement organization.
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Sharon Day, Tim Homording Jr. and Tim Homording of Now Braunfels recently attended the annual Spring Vlait Day at The University of Mississippi. Prospective college students from across Mississippi and around the nation explored opportunities for academic enrichment and personal development by visiting student life exhibits, attending panel discussions and meeting faculty and student leaders.
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