New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 16, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas
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ATRI lo acool today at Lands Bak
The local chapter of the Association of Toms Piofomioflal will hotdog a today at 4 pun. at Linda Park table #5.
New officers for the upcoming year are expected to be announced I the meeting.
Butinas Coumelha is scheduled the seconde tidsiatd forth Tuesday at die cbarnber of com-mams for indviduals needing andsancs to any aa> of operas ing a bustneas.
TUI climber project, srhich began over four yeas ago on a B®ootiWiy im Inmse^ cKttwMmrii suoce^ and grows to ti* prawn schedule.
The service, which oflbra counseling in the assis of manage’ meat, pre-venture foatibiUty, loan packaging and others, is ftee of charge and confidential.
To mt1^ an mptiaaart call ■office at 62S-23H
the chamber office at 62S-23I5.
Coma I County Fair ■arado oiitfloa Rota
Entries for the lOlti Comal County Fair Parade are now betas accented.
The parade will be held Friday Sept 23. beginning at IO un.
For an entry form or more information, please call Margi Handrick re 625-1884.
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Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce leaders for several years and was encouraged to long titadow,M Morton said.
Pmtident Tom Putdum announced Monday he will stay through the Sesquicentennial celebration,** Put- Tumult atid she handed her
retire ftom the chamber June 30,1995, after thirty durn said in a press release. “That consideration durn two weeks ago and
years on the job. and reaching the thirty year milestone was the mod- staff today.
And in another chamber personnel move, Vice vation for my decision.’* Tetnuk Baited working for the Amber IO yams
President Bonnie Tetreuh said she will leave the The Chamber was fortunate to have Purdum’s ago.
chamber on Sept IS. leadership for 90 many years said Bill Morton, chair Purdum began htioawar with the New Bmuafohi
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approved a ccxtract with Punkim which provides for He mid for that reason he was glad to keep Put- executive.
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Local teen sets sights
By CRAIG HAMMETT
A local high school student daimed a state tide this weekend and will now set her tights on the national crown.
Amy Grun-wild, a senior a New Braunfels High, won the 1995 Texas Andor Mire Scholarship Program Saturday in Seguin. She earns the right to rapreacnt Texas in the Amerca Junior hUss Program next spring in Mobile, Ate.
The program, H<> a Texas Luther-flrCMtegs, induded tests in fitness, pwnnrf appearance, talent, and iriv-
Grunwald won the interview portion and daimed $200 scholarship for jpbiL
By winning the title, Grunwald received a $1,000 cash scholarship Mid a $4,000 scholarship to Texas
lf abe wins the national crown, tiie’ll earn up to $30,000 in scholarship money.
"Iliat’i what I’m shooting for," she Mkt M.J sexually got more *the local level tiun I did for winning stere”
Grunwald will now represent the stele rn different functions this year, lauding lo sctwolt and doing other public bpeddra.
She laid she had always wanted to pHtidpase but always watched from dkr.
“My Mflriiar and I were back-seat viewed for seven years," she said. Td been wrecking for several years " The 17-year-old daughter of Rusty and Kerry Grunwald has several activities already keeping her busy.
She is drum major for the NBHS Band retd used her skills with the flute in tire talent portion of the program.
She it also fore vicepresident of the New Braunfels High School Sedate Council, and hits broadcast journalism among her favorite school activities.
She alao woks on her school newspaper and ysrebook staff during the school yare.
Barron Schlameus earns loyal following in town
City refuses to pay expenses from water representative
By TECLO J. GARCIA
e has thousands of fans, he’s known as “The Barron’’ and he can play the Star Spangled Banner on the accordion.
“He’s heavenly. He’s a wonderful guy and I’m not going to tell you any secrets, but he’s also a wonderful housekeeper," said an adoring fan.
So just who is this irresistablc mysterious muscian?
His name is Barron Schlameus.
A retired school teacher who plays the accordion at Iodd vt:foment homes for next to nothing “It’s a civic duty," he said. Schlameus, who also plays the accordion for private parties, said he enjoys giving “concerts" for the elderly because he feels he brings joy to the people *
"The accordion was popular when some of these people were growing up,” Schlameus said Wednesday, after performing one of his “concerts” at Colonial Manor Care Center.
Schlameus said he performs about 45 times a year at places like Colonial.
The 60-year-old ex-Navy man might History at New Braunfels Middle School for 26 years to seventh and eighth graders before retiring and concentrating on the accordion While perfuming, Schlameus talks to audience members asking for favorites exchanging pleasantries with those he has come to know. He even danced with those who decided to get up and move, all while squeezing the German -music maker.
“He cheers everyone up," said Margaret Tudyk, Colonial’s assistant activity director “We have a lot of people here who are German and he puts them back in touch with their heritage ”
Indeed, Schlameus sings along with his playing in German and English.
Tudyk said the music was “like a
BY TBCLO J. GARCIA Staff Writer
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Htrtki-Zneung photo by TED EASTWOOD Barron Schtemeua and hie aeeordten.
But Shantis art he want sure the dty told Miller to go to the meetings he was not paid for.
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MUter mends ares water confer-mason behalf of not only the city of New Braunfels, but Comal County md New Braunfels montes. He Is also prt by the county md NBU.
Mayor Foil Fraser said he md Shends agreed not to pay Muter.
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The Comal county native bought his first accordion 35 yean ago in Naples, Italy, while he served aboard the aircraft carrier Saratoga.
'I had always wanted to have an accordion, so I taught myself how to play,’’ he said Perhaps one of the most memorable events since he begin playing was when accordian greet Myron Florian played Schlameus’ accordion at the Binman House.
"He really tried to resist, but a little old latfy insisted that he play the accordian and he played myiit-tie red accordian because it was the only one around," he art. "But bs
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She calls him evety day at I un. Statue art she calls him arty bemas he is 10 busy retd beams foe enjoys talking to Schtemsus.
“He serenaded ma hi my nom on my birthday in May," ahs art “He has a wonderful voice."
And wNle Schtemeua gbforely played through a venfooofTdy Only SuMhine" one cm am tint sunshine ii whre ha brings to many people
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Comal ISD students head bade to school today
By CRAM HAMMIT Staff Writer
NBISD students eye Wednesday return
To many local and area students, school may aeon like it just ended. This week, however, it begins once more.
Students mum to the halls foil week a the school districts open another year.
The Comal Independent School District will open doors Tuesday morning while New Braunfels follows suit resiting Wednesday.
Pre-kindergarten end kindergarten Hudson in the CISD will begin next TUeretey.
One m^jor change that only high school students will see is the new block-schedules in both districts.
"It’s new in terms of 90-minutc classes, with four classes instead of six," said NBISD Superintendent Charles Bradberry.
The block schedules allow students to earn more credits by completing a course in one semester, or half of one year, where it used to take the entire year.
"Our but schedules have been refined and updated," added Bradber
ry. “Otherwise, there are not many changes There are no changes in starting or closing times (for schools)."
Growth is also a major issue, especially this year in the CISD where a bond issue to build new etementeifet is on the ballot Sept. IO.
“Our principals are saying students are coming in at better rale than ever before," said CISD Superintendent Jerry Major. “Things usually start lo level out from mid to late September."
Dr. Major said the dtetrict expects lo have around 7,800 studentt, about 500
more tem re tire
end of the last year.
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ning next year fonn ut the bond 1 issue not para Sept. IO.
Ute CISD will also relearn its 1994-95 budget, Mom day, Am 22,7 pm. re Platier Bmvrrti*iing or subscription information,anil 625-9144 (Metro/