New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 31, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas
First Commercial Bank, 654 Landa St., is hosting a public open house from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. all this week, Aug. 28 - Sept. I.
Arts and crafts
Arts and crafts, garage sale and bake sale — all arts and crafts vendors are invited to the third annual Elks Sweetheart benefit sale. Individuals arc invited to join in with their own garage sale. All that is asked is that you make a donation of $10 for each table you use. any table you use past two will be for a $5 donation. There will be baked goods for sale. This will all be under one roof. The New Braunfels Elks Lodge, 353 S. Seguin. Sept. 23. It will start at 8 a.m. For more infonnation call 620-5917, 625-3120 or 629-0070.
Taste of the Town
Plans are speeding along for the Children’s Museum in New Braunfels’ annual event, The Taste of the Town, which is scheduled for Oct. 12. Several local restaurants already have committed to the event, including the Huisache Grill and Granzin’s Barbecue and almost a dozen more have plans to attend.
The Taste of the Town is the museum’s biggest annual event, with proceeds going to keep the region’s oldest children’s museum going and growing for another year.
Restaurants and caterers interested in taking part in Taste of the Town, and there is no cost for participants this year - can call the museum at 629-0939. The deadline is Sept. 15.
Youth soccer needs sponsor
New Braunfels Youth Soccer needs local sponsors for teams. Call Judi Sobek at 606-7933.
Interested in a college scholarship, extra spending money, leadership training, great friends, and jet plane rides? If so, the air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps is looking for you. AFROTC is awarding four-year and three-year college scholarships to qualified applicants.
These scholarships pay tuition, fees, textbooks and a $ 150 tax-free monthly stipend for you to spend as you u ish. In order to qualify, you must have scored at least I, I OO on your SAT or 24 on your ACT, have at least a 2.5 GPA and be in the top 25 percent of your class. If you meet these criteria and are interested in learning more about AFROTC and its scholarship opportunities, call Lt. Mize or Lt. Tolentino at 652-6440.
HOSTS needs helpers
Would you like to leave a personal legacy that no thief can steal, no disaster destroy and no government misuse? Give an hour a week to a child in the NBISD Hosts program. Call 620-7533 to find out how you can become a living legacy.
Thinking of starting a business?
If you want to start a business or even are just thinking about it, then a start-up orientation might just be what you need. The session will provide you with basic start up information, including Small Business Development Center checklist for going into business, start-up financing and SBA loan application procedures, and an overv iew of the business plan outline. To register, call the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce at 625-2385.
First United Methodist Church is holding registration for its mid-week Christian ministry, Logos. For more information, call Julie Bynum at 625-4513. Program starts Aug. 30. All are
A local chapter of the national orga-zation of Children and Adults with ttention Deficit Disorder is being
rmed in New Braunfels. An orgam-itional meeting will be announced at later date. Interested people can call aren Owens at 629-2033. Leave a essage on the answering machine.
Canyon High School Class of
)65 is having its 30-year class reunion ov. 11 with a dinner and dance at LH-i Marie’s Restaurant and Blue Bonnet arace Hall. The committee is still look-g for current phone numbers and/or Jdresses at classmates. Please call an Heimen at 907-2151 or Kerin Rose Hedrick at 684-3440.
The Comal County Texas AAM
tub meets Wednesday evenings at lr. Gattis for Aggie football videos. he videos start at 7 p.m. All Aggies id friends of AAM are welcome.
Canyon Lake Republican Women ill not have a meeting in August, here will be a Fish Fry with guests cleome Sept. 30. Call Kathy Smith I 899-7050 for tickets and informa-jn. The next regular meeting will be
Curious? Need lo know?
Be sure to check out the reference section at the book sale in October. With the other hundreds of hoods about business, finance, law, history, nature, religion, text and teaching aids, you can bet you will find the answers.
The Friends of the Library will fill the Civic Center with thousands of donated books for your information and enjoyment. The sale will be held tor dtwo days and one late night so cverbody will have a chance to buy hoods at a great savings. Watch the Herald-Zeitung for times and dates.
Comal County fanners market is held every Friday at 5 p.m. at the county fairgrounds.
Save your cans
Tile I bimane Society of New Braunfels asks all residents to save their aluminum cans for the Paws to Recycle national aluminum can recycling program for animal shelters. The local chapter wants you to start saving your cans now, so it has a better chance of winning. The grand pnzc is $3,000 for the shelter that raises the most cans. The collection drive runs from Sept. I to Oct. 31.
The Comal County Family Women’s Center is starting group peer counseling for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. Individuals who have experienced violence in their family or have been sexually assaulted in the past are encouraged to use this opportunity to explore how these events have impacted their lives, while joining with others in the therapeutic process.
Family violence groups will be held Monday evenings at 6 p.m. and Wednesday mornings at IO a m. Sexual assault and incest survivor groups will be Tuesdays at 6 p.m. and Wednesday mornings at 11 a.m. Interested individuals can call Patty Bray at 620-7520 to set up a pre-group appointment There is no fee for services provided through the Women’s Center.
Tile center is in need of donations of postage stamps, volunteers, three-ring notebooks, digital and infant thermometers and a new sturdy vacuum.
Salvation Army donations
For the pick-up of donated usable furniture and clothing, call the Salvation Army toll-free at 1-800-880-5707.
Artist in Gruene
Fine Design in Gruene will host Hill
Country artist Peggy Byars from IO a m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2. For information, call 620-4331.
A fish fry' will be held Sept. 4 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. by the American Legion Post #179 and Auxiliary for members who have a 1996 dues card. Come and enjoy the hospitality. Auxiliary dues will be raised Nov. I.
Free Tuesday p.m.
Tile Free Tuesday p.m. at the Children’s Museum of New Braunfels, 183 111-35 W., is set for Sept. 5, thanks to the sponsorship of the Downtown Rotary Club. Admission is free for families from noon until closing time -5 p.m. On tap for the afternoon is entertainment by Chris and Judy and the opening of the “River Guadalupe -Wet and Wild!” The river exhibit is the museum’s major exhibit for the school year. Call 620-0939 for information.
Line dance lessons will be held at the •Senior Center Sept. 11,18 and 25.
Oct. 18 at Canyon Lake Action Center at 10 a.m.
The New Braunfels Hermann Sons Lodge #21 will meet for its regular
meeting Sept. 3 at 3 p.m. Meat will be furnished. Members bring covered dishes
The 20th Moeller Eismann Family Reunion will be held Sunday, Sept. 3, beginning at 11 a m. at Mission Valley Bowling Club. Each family is asked to bnng food for their families to be served buffet style Drinks and paper goods will be furnished. Items to be donated for the auction may include arts and crafts, plants, homemade or white elephant articles. After the business meeting, bowling, games and children’s fish pond are on the agenda. For more information, call 625-3028 or 609-1108.
Mission Valley Family and Community and Education Club meeting will be held Sept. 5 at Extension Meeting Room. Hostess: Della Timmer-mann.
Linda Bingham, teacher and coordinator of the HOSTS program in the
Beginners from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., intermediate from 6 p.m. to $7 p.m. Cost will be $3 per hour, per person, paid in advance.
Aqua aerobics classes at the Senior Citizen Center will begin their fall session the week of Sept. 5. Classes are available to all adults. Call Karen at 629-4253 for information.
Open horse show
Open horse show,
pcrformancc/spccd, jackpot. At Kickers Komcr in San Antonio Sept. 9. Call 609-0580 for information.
The Parks and Recreation Department is offering a Nature’s Way: Junior Orienteering program Saturday, Sept. 9 from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in Landa Park at the Landa Lake gazebo. Fee is $3 per person. Ages eight to 17 welcome. Preregister before Sept. 8 at the Parks office during business hours. Call 608-2160 for information.
Hispanic Organization for Public Education presents workshop on How to Apply for College Scholarships with guest speaker Cynthia Ruiz Mckec. Parents, children K-12, college and non-traditional students invited. Workshop to be held Monday, Sept. 11 fat 7 p.m. at Lone Star Cafeteria, 144 N. Hidalgo St. Call Sylvia at 625-9213 for information.
The City of New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department is offering a course in Basic Dog Obedience taught by Stephanie Heinrich. The class will meet for eight weeks beginning Sept. 11. Classes will meet Monday evenings from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Landa Recreation Center. The fee for this course is $40. For information regarding registration call 608-2167.
The annual Friends For Rivers Lower Guadalupe River Cleanup will be held Saturday, Sept. 16 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Volunteers are needed. Call 629-9999. Party and meal at Cypress Bend Park afterwards. Door prizes and give-aways at the party.
The Comal County Habitat for I lumanity volunteer appreciation luncheon will be held Saturday, Sept. 16 from I p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Family Life Center at First Protestant Church Bnng sandwiches or a salad, chips, etc. Drinks will be furnished. All building volunteers and all interested people are invited.
Public lands appreciation day
Volunteers from around the state will gather at the base of Canyon Dam at 8 a m. on Sept. 30 to help build three new public use facilities. A fishing trail along the Guadalupe River, a handicapped accessible trail to the trout fishing area and an artificial wetland with viewing platforms will all be constructed during the morning by volunteers.
After the work is finished in the morning, a free lunch will be provided to volunteers and music and entertainment will follow in the afternoon. Free T-shirts and other gifts will be provided.
Sponsors will be recognized at this event. Both small and large donations are welcome. This is a great service project for school groups or clubs. Family groups could also enjoy the day. For more information, call David Quebedeaux at 964-3341 or the Canyon Lake Chamber of Commerce at 964-2223.
New Braunfels schools, will be the featured speaker at the Tuesday, Sept. 5 Newcomers Club meeting at 10 a m.
at the Senior Center on Landa St. Tuesday’s program will be preceded by a coffee and social period starting at 9:30 a m. Visitors and anyone interested in joining are invited.
The German-American Club picnic-meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5 at pavilions 4 and 5 at Landa Park. The Comal Community Band will perform between 6:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.
The New Braunfels Downtown Association will meet at the Hummel Museum Tuesday, Sept. 5 at noon. The speaker will be Debbie Schuene-mann, counselor from UTSA’s Small Business Development Center. A sack lunch, prepared by Clear Springs Catering, will be served for $7.50. All members and prospective members are invited to attend.
The Eagles Auxiliary will meet Tuesday, Sept. 5 at 7:30 p.m. for the monthly business meeting. Officers meet at 7 p.m.
1. Their full names, address, & phone numbers.
2. How to dial “0” for the operator.
3. To know whose homes they are allowed to enter.
4. If they become separated from you while shopping to go to the nearest checkout counter and ask the clerk for assistance. Never go to the parking lot.
5. To walk and play with other children.
6. That adults do not usually ask children for directions. If someone should stop in a car asuang for directions, the child should then ask for help.
7. If someone is following them, to go to a place where there are other people, to a neighbor’s house or to a store.
8. They should know in whose car they are allowed to ride. Warn your children that someone might try to lure them into a car by saying you said to pick them up. If your family uses a code word to prove you sent a message, your child should quickly leave anyone who doesn’t know it.
9. Never to open the door when home alone. Teach your children how to phone 911. Make sure they know a neighbor to call if someone tries to get into the house or if there is an emergency.
10. To tell if any adult asks them to keep a “secret.”
11. That no one has the right to touch them or make them feel uncomfortable. They have the right to say “NO”.
12. To tell you if someone offers them gifts or money or wants to take their picture.
13. To yell “HELP”, not just scream if they need assistance.
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