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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 21, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas Herald-Zeitung 3 Thursday, August 21,1997 O 5A Helping the Hummel Right: S.O. David and Tom Purdum vacantly accaptad a chack on behalf of the Hummel Mueeum from Maw Braunfels Utility pvaaldant Paula DIFonzo and Cynthia Martin, of the Lower Colorad River Authority .for $12,000. The grant la spilt Into 30 payments for a total of $352,125. Herald-Zeitung photos by Michael DamaH Balow: S.D. David, treasurer of the Hummel Mueeum, at left, and eectetary Jane! Is Barger, at right, accepts a chack from Grog Campbell, prealdsnt of the Downtown Rotary Club, recently. The money will go to daily operations of the museum. u. * * United Way seeks donations .    mmmmm m mf rn - •    • Reichert art tapped by GVTC Guadalupe Valley Telephone Cooperative, Inc. announced that Edward Reichert of Canyon Lake will be featured artist on the 1997-1998 GVTC Telephone Directory cover. Reichert’s painting was chosen by the GVTC board of directors from paintings and photographs submitted by more than 20 GVTC members, the largest number of entries ever received. His painting entitled “The Charcoal Burners of Charcoal City, Texas” depicts a scene in the Guadalupe River Valley in the late 1800s. The area known as Charcoal City extended from Sisterdale to New Braunfels. Workers came to the region to obtain cedar to sell as posts or to bum as charcoal. Settlers who were planting and harvesting offered the workers the opportunity to clear the cedar, as it provided more land for farming or ranching. The history of this practice is further explored in “Ghost Towns of Texas” by Dick King, published by the Naylor Company, San Antonio. Reichert is a resident of the Canyon Lake area, a native Texan, architect, designer and artist. He has international study with the practice of the visual arts and architecture since 1936. His experience includes World War ll Na' al Officer servue as well as 36 years of architectural practices involving more than 4(H) projects. His participation in 28 invitational individual and group showings, commissioned portraits The United Way of Comal County has begun asking local residents for donations to its 1997 fund-raiser, officials announced this week. This year’s goal is to raise $370,000, or IO percent more than the $335,000 raised in 1996. United Way officials said they already have mailed the advance gift letters so that the 30 agencies who receive assistance from United Way could benefit. Officials said that 98.8 percent of the donations are returned to the local community through non-profit organizations. Customers of New Braunfels Utilities and Guadalupe Valley Telephone Co-op will receive brochures and NBISD calendar Tottay ■ Varsity football vs. Kerrville (scrimmage), 7 p.m. ■ NBHS JV football vs. Kerrville (scrimmage), 5:30 p.m. at home ■ Seele Elementary “Meet the Teacher" night for fifth-grade, 7 p.m. Friday ■ NBHS volleyball at Hays, freshmen 5 and 6 p.m. and JV at 7 p.m. ■ NBHS varsity volleyball at Northside Tourney, TBA Saturday ■ NBHS football photo day ■ NBHS varsity volleyball at Northside Tourney, TBA Aug. 25 ■ Memorial Elementary “Meet the Teacher" night, 6:45 p.m. Aug. 26 ■ NBHS volleyball vs. Pflugerville (H), freshmen at 5:30 and 6:30 p.m., JV at 5:30 p.m. and varsity at 6:30 p.m. ■ Carl Schurz “Meet the Teacher" night, 7 p.m. Photo submitted Edward Raichart of Canyon Lake displays his pointing, “The Charcoal Burners of Charcoal City, Texas,” chosen for the cover of the Guadalupe Valley Telephone Cooperative s 1997-98 telephone directory. combined regional, national and and exhibits in 12 galleries retlects his international and regional art study and painting Reichert is known for hi> cutting edge artwork in the designs of stained •    ■>    highlighted    >n    his book “Windows Sharing God’s Caring.” His long-standing career includes honors in the military as well as numerous architectural and painting awards. Red Cross center moves to IOO Main Plaza The American Red Cross service center in New Braunfels is packing up and moving from its previous location in the Landa building on Mill Street to its new location at IOO Main Plaza, Room I IO. The telephone number is 830-606-1999, and operating hours are IO a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. The new service center manager is Barbara Faller, who previously held the position of rural county project director at the San Antonio Area Red Cross. A 26-year veteran of the Red Cross, Faller is tilling the void left by Shirley Offerman!!, win) retired from the Red Cross early CAN T KEEP UP9 IVE CAN HELP1 this summer. Offermann will continue as a leadership volunteer at the serv ice center. Starting in the fall, the new service center will ofter a variety of cardiopulmonary resuscitation, first aid, disaster education and other Red Cross courses And, for the first time, evening and weekend courses will he taught at the new serv ice center location The Red Cross service center will continue to provide 24-hour disaster relief and emergency communications. For more information about the Red Cross, visit the agency’s website at ww Child Support • Medical Bills • Past Due Auto Loans • Back House Payments • Back Taxes • Credit Card Debts All Can Be Included! MLI CONSOLIDATION Also known as Debt Consolidation or Wage Earner Plan (Chapter 13 Bankruptcy) STOP CREDITOR HARASSMENT! NO CREDIT NEEDCD! Call 1-800-342-3871 • (Local) 341-6303 pledge envelopes in their next bills. Here are the ways to designate donations through payroll deductions:: ■ For federal employees who give through the Combined Federal Campaign, the code is 6000. ■ For state employees, the code is 416000. ■ For all others, write United Way of Comal County-825 on the payroll deduction form. “The slogan for the 1997 United Way campaign is ‘The Power of U,’” said Joe Rogers, president of the local United Way. “The citizens of Comal County have historically responded to citizens less fortunate than themselves in a very generous manner.” ■ Seele Elementary “Meet the Teacher" night for third-grade, 7 p.m. ■ Women’s Equality Day, observes the 19th amendment, 1920 Aug. 27 ■ Lyndon B. Johnson’s birthday, 1908-1973 Aug. 28 ■ NBHS football vs. Austin Johnston scrimmage, 7 p.m. ■ NBHS JV and freshman scrimmage vs. A. Johnston (H), 5:30 p.m. ■ Memorial Primary “Meet the Teacher” night, 6:45 p.m. ■ Seele Elementary “Meet the Teacher" night for fourth-grade, 7 p.m. Aug. 29 ■ NBHS Cross Country Track at Antonian HS in San Antonio ■ NBHS volleyball hosts Fraulein Volleyfest Aug. 30 ■ NBHS volleyball hosts Fraulein Volleyfest Just a friendly reminder... ...that all PEC offices will be closed on Wednesday, August 27, in honor of Lyndon Baines Johnson’s birthday. Service crews will be on call in the event of a power interruption. Call your local PEC office for assistance. [Mf Pedemales ISZJUP Electric Cooperative. Inc. YISjTp [24-HOUR recorded information ICPRBE CALL!) A Volkman, Attorneys San Antonio, Taxas Stack the Odds in Your favor. Hake Reading a Big hit of Your Day. Literacy is the key that unlocks the worlds or employment and of reaching one's potential, its rewards are full paticipation in family and community life Without literacy, our nation's economy and democratic values are threatened. Literacy is about more than just reading well. Literacy is about living well. New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung A Working to be an indispensable part of your day ;