New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 21, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas
Everything it coming up rotes for Kyat Bandi, owner of the Comal Power Shop or the Flan.
Brandt was named 1994 Small Beetown yearn of the Year by the fejstacM Council of the Qieater New Braun-SB Chamber of Commerce. The awald wet presented to her at her place of butinest Wednesday morning.
“It was really stiff competition but the was the one who came out ahead," Mid Bonnie Tetnailt vice pseaideflt of osedal ptqjects Bv the New Braunfels nhamhw of Commerce.
"She met all the criteria. She ii really involved in professional organisations and had Increased her business," said Tetrault "Her number of employees has indented
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Brandt said the was honored and surprised to receive fee award.
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The New Braunfels Herald-fritting extends the following aithday wishes to; Louis W. Sed-lur, Chalupa Valdez, Dorton Schaefer, Thorosa Werner, Anglo Alants, Dorthy Seidel, Anno Bscobodo (belaud), Clarifies Berry, Jeanette Bike, Arb Resny, Henry Rheinlander, Olga Wilson.
American Legion Post 179 Amatawr Chili Cookoff
The American Legion Post 179 will sonsor the second Amateur Chili Cook-Off tond-iaiser Sunday, April 24 at 410 W. Coll Street
Individuals or companies whishing to enter a cooking team may contact the American Legion at 625-0179 after 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
Public ii invited to attend for tasting. No charge for entering the grounds.
A chili cooks dance is scheduled for Saturday night, April 23.
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Canyon FFA Booster Chib la sponsoring « dance st Eagle* Hall on 257 E. South St (boom ftom PWs Place) on Saturday, April 23 ftom 8:30 pjn. to 12:30 un.
The Eagles want to urge the public and all FFA A 4-H members to come out and support this fundraising event.
The band "Shadows of South Texas," will play Top 40 country Si western, rode and traditional country & western. For more information, mil 625-7243.
MoKmm to host groundbreaking ovont
McKenna Memorial Hospital will conduct a brief, "stand-up" groundbreaking ceremony to cnmmemflrsip the initiation of the new medical office building construction on Monday, April 25 at 1:30 p.m. acescent to the Garza St classroom.
The new medical office building is a 24,000-square foot medical complex being constructed scrim the street from the hospital. The facility will be occupant-ready by December, 1994.
Thrift Shote nisds support
Support the programs st Teen Connection by shopping it the Thrift Shop, 1414 W. San Antonio. The Thrift Shop is the main fundraiser for several programs. A yard atle will take place on Saturday, April 23.
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through different civic projects. I never did any of it with this intention," she said.
Brandt has been in business for nine years. She has been in her present location on the Downtown Plaza for one and one-half years. Her husband, Lamy, recently became a partner in foe business.
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one is I member or me downtown Association, New Braunfels BusineM and Professional Women and is a volunteer for the American Canoer Society.
"We also do different school projects, such as tours and participating in career days," she said.
On the stele and national level, Brandt is special events chairman for the Texas State Florist Association, regional unit director for Teleflora, serves on the product development and marketing board for Teleflora and is a member of the advisory board of Telefloca'i national magazine.
She it also on the American Floral Marketing Council which is a division of the Society of American Florists. She is one of three retailers that serves on this 13-mcraber board.
Brandt also worked tm the design team for the Tournament of Roses Parade in California, and the float she helped design won the Sweepstakes award.
Brandt will be honored with a reception
during Small BusineM Week May 1-7. Small business week is observed nationally and the small business person is chosen according to national guidelines.
Each nominee had to be a member of the Chamber of Commerce and they lad to hive bean in business for at least three years. In addition, the nominees bad to have 50 or fewer employees and be active in the community.
Three finalists were chosen ftom among the nominees.
The selection process was conducted by the Small BusineM Council of the chamber.
The winner of the award Is presented with a banner to place in her place of business. The winner is also featured in newspaper articles and in radio promotions. The private reception honoring the winner will be held May 2.
Past winners of the sward include Mary Jane Nally of Greene, Marion Benton of The Collection, Bob Schima of Henries Hardware and Cash md Dennis Hermes of Centex Office Supply.
Small BusineM Week is observed locally by printing a special section in the Now Braunfels HenUd-Zoitung, doing radio spots and overall highlighting the achievements of small business.
Garden Club Council to host dedication ceremonies
Post Road targeted in budget
$30,000 earmarked in new budget for project
By JENNIFER ROMPEL
By JENNEFER ROMPEL
Several month! of hard work by interested citizens will be recognized Friday whefi the New Braunfels Council of Garden Club* ded-icetes 78 trees to the citizens of New Braunfels.
The council will hold a dedication ceremony rn IO t.m. Friday at Prince Solms Park. The trees being defected have been planted in
the park along Liberty and San Antonio greets This is the larges tree planting in any of tile parka in New Braunfels since the founding of Lands Park.
The council spent approximately $6,000 in planting the trees and installing an automatic drip watering system, according to Lila Schoenfeld, chairman of the dedication committee. ^
“We wanted to do something for the community. Oir philosophy is to be for the envi
ronment and for beautification and conservf-tion," she said.
Schoeafeld said the committee met with City Parks Director David Whatley and decided to plant trees at Prince Solms Park The council purchased the trees, and the trees were planted by city staff.
Schoenfeld said the council planted the following trees: 16 Chinese Pistache, 12 Live Oak, five, Lacy Oak, five Crepe Myrtle, 16 Mountain Laurel and 20 Compte Cern so
Residents on Post Road may see some relief concerning the condition of their street after the 1994-95 budget is approved.
According to City Manager Mike Shands, the city council has budgeted approximately $30,000 in next year's budget for repairs on Post Road.
Shantis said he has received several calls ftom residents who live on the road. Also the city council was presented with a petition ftom area residents requesting the road be repaired.
According to Shantis, 20 percent of the city’s entire street asphalting repair budget for 1994-95 has been dedicated to the repair of the road. He said plans call for repairs to be done to the area from the frontage road to Richter Lane. The council discussed the expenditure during its last budget meeting.
Shantis said officials are trying to respond to the problem.
“I explained that by agreeing to do this, they were going to be giving 20 percent of the street budget to one street. There was a consensus that it was not a problem," he said.
The 1994-95 budget goes into effect in July. The council is expected to be formally presented with the budget in an upcoming city council meeting.
Traders, dealers to converge on city tomorrow
By CRAIG HAMMETT
Traders, hobbyists and dealers ftom across the nation will converge in New Braunfels this weekend for the Car Show hosted by the Rotary Club at the Comal County Fairgrounds.
The'fwap meet begins Friday and continues through Sunday.
In only the second year, the New Braunfels swap meet is already gaining recognition throughout the swap meet circles.
Barney Calvert of the Rotary Club said over 360 vendors have already registered for spaces, nearly double last year’s total.
The swap meet features people travel many miles sometimes to trade, buy and 9ell parts from classic automo-’ biles, pans not easily found anywhere else.
Aon* Brooks, a local dealer in classic autos, said the . show falls one week before one of the largest shows in the i world near: Fort Worth He said many people* will drive '.thousands of miles and make both the local shbw and the • larger one next week. * *f
People bring anything front .steering wheels to decals, sometimes loaded in the back of a cockup or trailer and rent ' a 12 by 25-foot space, somctimei^o Som6 are rpercly hobbyists, but many have turned that hobby into a full-time business.
Brooks said he will bring a 1940 Dodge Coup to the show, park his motor home, put out his folding chairs and wait for the swapping to begin.
"I'll be looking to not only to sell but to buy as well," he said.
Two-car accident leaves two motorists injured on Landa Park Drive yesterday
By JENNIFER ROMPEL
Two people were injured in an accident that occurred on Landa Park Drive Wednesday afternoon.
Carolyn Burge Crim, 47, of New Braunfels and Don Villarreal Laguna!, 45, of New Braunfels were both tratteported to McKenna Memorial Hospital on Wednesday. Crim wis reported to have non-inea-pad taring injuries and Lagunas wu reported to tetvc possible injuries. Both were treated and released.
The accident occurred at 12:01 p.m. in the 300 block of Landa Park Drive near Gazebo Drive.
Also involved in the accident was ThomM Matthew Steele, 34, of New Braunfels. Steele was not injured in the accident
According to reports, the accident occurred as follows: Crim, who was driving a 1987 maroon Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme, was headed east bound on Landa Park Drive Steele, who was driving a 1991 white Ford FI50 Lariat, was behind Crim.
Crim apparently lost control of her car and drove into the west bound lane of traffic and struck Lagunas’ vehicle, a 1988 maroon Chrysler New Yorker Steele’s vehicle hit the rear of Crim's vehicle.
New Braunfels Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene, along with officers from the New Braunfels Police Department.
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