New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 3, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas
Family Outreach offers a parenting tip of the week
A child who displays inadequacy is very discouraged. It’s important to encourage such a child.
Annual miaaga gypper
Marion Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual sausage supper from 4:30 to 9 p.m. today at Marion Fire Station No. I. Drive through is available, and you can have your choice of boiled or barbecued sausage. Large plates are $5 and small plates are $4. There will be games for kids. Bingo starts at 6:30 p.m. and there’s an auction at 3:30 p.m. There will be a raffle following all festivities.
The deadline for receiving applications for the 1997-98 Leadership New Braunfels class is Friday. Starting its sixth year, Leadership New Braunfels is made up of a diverse group of men and women desiring to enhance their leadership skills and knowledge of the community. Call 625-2385 or go by the Chamber office for information or applications.
The Historic Museums Association will sponsor a huge rummage sale Thursday at the Civic Center, benefiting the Heritage Society, the Sophienburg Museum and Archives and the Conservation Society. All items except shoes will be accepted for sale. Drop off items at the Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture or call the museum at 629-6504 for information.
OOP woman’s scholarship
Applications are being accepted for the Betty Rendel Scholarship. The $1,000 scholarship is being offered by the National Federation of Republican Women for an undergraduate woman currently majoring in political science, government or economics. Applications should be submitted to the New Braunfels Republican Women no later than Aug. 8. For information call 625-8807.
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The Comal County AAM Club wifl have a fish fly Friday at Landa Park pavilions 4 and 5. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. and all Aggies and supporters are invited. Special guests are the new freshman (Fish) enrolled at AAM. These Fish will not be fried, but those attending will be eligible for a drawing for two $100 scholarships and can attend the social at no chaige. Tickets for the fish fry are $8.50 for adults and $4 for children. Make your reservations and send money to Mr. Ron Zipp, 384 Landa St, New Braunfels, TX 78130 or call 629-5600. For more information call Billy Moreno at 609-0914.
host a student send-off on Friday at 6 p.m. at Tree Tops Banquet Room, 444 E. San Antonio Street. The annual party will include a pot luck dinner and guest speaker Cliff Gustafson (with guitar). Cost is $3 per parson in advance (by Tuesday) and $5 at the door. For more information, call Gail Engler at (830) 629-2109 or Troy Turman at (830) 609-1038. Everyone is invited to attend. You do not have to be a graduate of the University of Texas to attend.
Annual school supply drive
The Canyon Lake Action Center, Inc. is currently holding its annual school supply drive. Each year, the center collects and distributes supplies to needy children in the Canyon Lake area. You can either buy school , supplies and bring diem to CLAC, or make a monetary donation.
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The Comal County 4-H is having its annual benefit dance from 8 p.m. to midnight Friday at the Comal County Fairgrounds. Tickets are available from any 4-H member or at the Comal County Extension Office at 132 S. Water Lane in New Braunfels. Tickets are $5 in advance and $6 at the door. Children 8 and younger get in free. Music is by Chris Jones and The Texas Dance Band.
Search for reptiles and amphibians along the Blanco River with foe park naturalist at 8:30 p.m. Friday. Catch and release or just observe and learn about these fascinating creatures and their roles in the environment. Wear long pants, old shoes and bring a flashlight and dip net if you have them.
Woman's Cantor fund raisar
New Braunfels Church of the Nazarcne is sponsoring a Spaghetti Dimer on Aug. IO at noon. All of the proceeds will be dedicated to the special needs of the children at the Women’s Center. For tickets, information and reservations, call Julie at 620-7843.
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Family Outreach of Comal County is conducting a “For Kids’ Sake” seminar from 6 to IO p.m. Aug. ll. The seminar is to teach parents bow to help their children through the transitions of divorce. Pre registration is required. Call 620-1299 for information.
McKenna Memorial Hospital is offering one final Safe Sitter class Aug. 12 and 14. The class teaches 11-to 13-year-old youth how to handle baby-sitting emergencies and manage their baby-sitting business. The fee for the two-day, medically accurate instructional course is only $40. Call 606-2170 to sign up your son, daughter or babysitter.
The fall league series at Solms Bowling Chib is now forming. Signup deadline is Friday. Contact the cli* at 625-9801 or call 629-7839 to sign up.
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The historic Claibome-Kyle Log House (located approximately 2 miles southwest of Kyle on County Road 136 near the Kyle Cemetery) will be open for tours between 2 and 5 p.m. today. The Claiborne Kyle Log House is on the National Register of Historic Places as well as bearing a Texas State Historical Marker. The public is invited to step back in time for a historic open house today. For information call (512) 268-2531.
A bridge tournament will be held on Aug. 16 at the Ladies Elk Klub, 353 S. Seguin Street. Play starts at 9 a.m. Call 625-1663 for information and reservations. Coffee and rolls at 8:30 a.m. and lunch are included. Donation of $10 per player is requested. Prize money will be awarded.
Area youngsters ages 9 through ll can learn about archaeology and local history during a summer camp from 9 a.rn. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Cost of the camp is $125. Call (210) 458-4462 for information.
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CASA of Central Texas Inc. will conduct training for advocates on Monday and Tuesday evenings from Sept. 2 to Oct. 14. Those who would like to make a difference in a child’s life should call (512) 392-3578 for information about being a Court Appointed Special Advocate. Applications are due by Aug. 15.
Study life on the Blanco River at IO am Aug. 16. The session includes netting and identification of aquatic life, a fun, wet ecology lesson for all. Come prepared to get wet and bring a net if you have one.
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A back-to-school immunization clinic will be conducted from 9 a m.
to 3 p.m. Aug. 18 at the Krueger Elementary School campus in Marion. For information call the Texas Department of Health at 372-0841 or the Marion Independent School District at 914-2803. All adults and children needing immunizations are welcome.
MoM train show
The New Braunfels Summer Model Train Show will be from 9 a m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 23 at the Civic Center. Buy, sell or swap model trains and equipment. Adult admission is $4; admission for children 17 and younger is $1; the maximum admission for a family is $8. Call 935-2517 for information.
Hunter Safety claasas
Texas Parks and Wildlife and the Comal Independent School District Community Education Program will offer a hunter safety class from 6:30 to IO p.m. Aug. 25, 26 and 27 at the Smithson Valley High School agriculture department. Call 904-4612.
The city of New Braunfels offers a high energy, vigorous aerobic workout in chest-deep water from 8 to 9 arn Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays through Aug. 29 at the Landa Park Olympic Pool. The cost is $36 a person. Participants may preregister at the Parks Office. Call 608-2160.
The Parks and Recreation Department offers an aerobic workout in water for individuals 15 and older. Classes are 9 to IO a.m. Saturdays, 7 to 8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays to Aug. 31 at the Landa Park Olympic Pool. The cost is $3 a class.
The second annual All American Get-Together on Aug. 30 and 31 in Bandera will be two days of continuous cowboy music, poetry, story-telling, a chuckwagon cook off, western trade show, horse shoeing demonstrations, a kiddie corral, trick roping, fancy gun handling, trick horse performance, cowboy cartoonist gathering, cowboy church and much more. If you would like to sell your products or services at this event, or care for more information, contact Rudy Robbins, P.O. Box I $55, Bandera, TX 78003, or call (830) 796-3269.
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A Guadalupe County master gardener class will be I to 5 p.m. Sept. 5 and will be held 13 weeks, with Thanksgiving week off, and will finish Dec. 5. Anyone interested in becoming a master gardener can call 379-7477 or 303-3712.
Family Outreach of Comal County is offering parenting classes beginning Sept. 9. Three classes are scheduled. Parents of kids from newborn to 5 meet Tuesdays, ages 6 to 12 meet Thursdays; teen-agers meet on Mondays. Pre-registration is required. Call 620-1299 for information.
The United Celtic Society of South Texas will host its first Celtic Festival Sept. 13 at the Retama Polo Fields north of San Antonio. There will be Scottish and Irish dancing, pipe bands, entertainers, food and drink, arts and crafts and heavy
athletics. Parking is free.
Kids’ Day Out openings
A few spaces are still available in the new “Kids’ Day Out” pre-school program that will begin in September at New Braunfels Presbyterian Church, 373 Howard St. Classes will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to I p.m. from September through May. Suzy Wilkinson will serve as director of this innovative new program. For more information, call 629-2286.
Road to Rocovory
An American Cancer Society volunteer driver program that takes ambulatory cancer patients to and from their treatments. There may be a waiting list, lf you need service, call Bob Peterson at (830) 625-3252. •
Fair Quean sought
The Comal County Fair
Association is looking for girls who will be juniors in a Comal County school in the fall to participate in the Fair Queen contest. The winners will visit fairs and festivals for the coming year and will represent the community throughout the South Texas region. If interested, call 606-6659 weekdays.
Emergency utility assistance
Financial assistance is available to pay past due utility bills through a new program offered by the New Braunfels Housing Authority. To qualify, one can rent or own, must live inside the city limits, be low-income and in an emergency situation. To apply come by the main office of the Housing Authority at 300 Laurel Lane. Call 625-6909.
Donated room wanted
The Comal County, American Cancer Society “Reach to Recovery” and “Look Good Feel Good” breast cancer support programs need an easily accessible 10’xlO’ or larger room, with closet and air
conditioning. This is needed on a long term basis to meet and treat breast cancer patients and to store supplies related to breast cancer. Call (830) 625-3252.
Keep saving those labdt
Thanks to the great community response, the Community Council of South Texas’ Head Start program has decided to conduct the “Campbell’s Labels for Education” drive through the 1997-98 school year. Head Start can receive items such as microscopes, globes and activity books in exchange for the coupons. For information call (210) 379-81 IO.
Junior cotillion looguo
The Comal County chapter of foe National League of Junior Cotillions is accepting applications for the fall classes. Send registration card to Ronda Brandt, 613 Ridgecrest, New Braunfels, TX 78130, or call 608-9158.
Clinic has now hours
The Comal County Health Department immunization clinic hours have changed. Regular Tuesday and Thursday immunization clinics will be from 8 to 11 a.m. or from I to 3:30 p.m. on a walk-in basis for all ages. The clinic will now offer appointments for children enrolled in school. Call 620-5595.
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The Comal Power Plant
Restoration Association Inc. has^ begun a membership drive to support its preliminary work. Membership fees are $35 for a couple and $25 for'" an individual. For information call" 629-0847 or 625-6362.
Community Bond ploys on
Members of the Comal Community Band will conduct summer rehearsals in the band hall at New Braunfels High School, 2551 Loop 337. The rehearsal site has been moved temporarily due to renovations at foe middle school. The musicians practice at 7 p.m. Thursdays throughout the year. For more information call 625-0403.
Childnn's Science Camp ,n;
Local Montessori educators are ' presenting a series of three-day science workshops for children throughout July. The sessions are for ' ages 4 to 7 and 8 to ll. For more * * information call 964-2191.
YMCA after school
The YMCA will offer “Campus Community,” an after-school \ program, in cooperation with the New * Braunfels Independent School , District, at Carl Schurz, Memorial and Seele elementary schools and * Memorial, Lone Star and Lamar ‘ primary schools. Full day care will be offered when school is not in session. The program is available for children ages 4 to 13. Call 606-YMCA.
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olomon/Anthony Clinic and Stanley Woodward, MD., are pleased to announce the addition ol Charles Smith, D.O. to their location at 457 luanda St. Suite C. Dr. Smith, a Texas native, received his medical degree from the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. He is a member of the American Medical Association and the American Academy of Family Physicians. We invite you to visit our New Braunfels office today.
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