New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 4, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas
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Boys and girls ages 2 to 12 can spend a day with the Canyon High School cheerleaders from 9:30 a m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at the Canyon High School Cougar Den while their parents get ready for the holidays. Activities will include games, skits, the making of crafts and gifts, songs, playing in “snow” and other surprises. The cost is $20 for lunch and supplies and $10 for each additional child. For more information or to reserve a spot, call 625-6251 or 625-5555. Proceeds go toward the cheerleaders’ trip to Orlando, Fla., in February to represent New Braunfels in a national competition.
Outreach to children
Family Outreach of Comal County continues to have its “For Kids Sake” seminars. They will run twice a month for the next two months. The seminar teaches parents how to help their children through the transitions of a divorce. For more information or to register, call 620-1299.
Roach for a Star
Reach for a Star is looking for donations of toys, cash and time to help give local children a Christmas. We will be wrapping on Dec. 21, starting at IO a.m., and Dec. 22, beginning at noon, at Red McCombs Universal Motors. For more information, call 629-9387 or 608-9406.
Cookbooks to benefit the Joe Hales Memorial Scholarship Fund are now on sale. Each recipe was submitted by a mentor-tutOr in the New Braunfels Independent School District Helping One Student To Succeed program. The one-of-a-kind recipe books are on sale for $6.50 and may be purchased at the office at Carl Schurz Elementary School. Current tutors may purchase their books at the HOSTS school at which they tutor. For more information, call Linda Bingham, NBISD HOSTS coordinator.
Class of *72
Members of the Canyon High School Class of 1972 should contact Maureen Magin Haas at (210) 629-4558 about information concerning felloWj'gjassmates. The 25th class reunion is planned for the coming
Canyon High School’s senior class is selling “all star cards” to raise money for Project Graduation, a drug-and-alcohol free party for graduation night. The card offers discounts from 16 New Braunfels merchants and can save up to $316. Call 606-0729 and a senior will deliver a card to you.
Awk Mom cookies
Orders are now being taken for the annual Aggie Mom traditional German Christmas cookies. The selections are pfaffenbrod, mandel kranze, wiener zollen, molasses platzchen and zimmsteme. The cost is $3 per dozen. Orders can be placed by calling Ann Kuehler at 625-6 HK), Karon Haas at 629-6304 or Wallie Haas at 625-2832. Orders are to be picked up Dec. 8 at Canyon High School. Proceeds provide
scholarships for Comal County students entering Texas A & M University.
Court Appointed Special
Advocates of Central Texas Inc. is conducting a 40-hour course to train volunteer advocates beginning in
February. A judge appoints advocates to give the court an objective view of what is in the best interest of a child involved in the legal system. If you believe that abused, neglected or abandoned children need someone to speak for them in court, you may be eligible to become an advocate. For more information, call Janet at (512) 392-3578.
Library's friends on hiatus
Friends of the Library will not be meeting to sort books until further notice. The organization has scheduled a regular meeting for IO a.m. Saturday at the Dittlinger Memorial Library.
The 1996 flu vaccine is available for all adults ages 18 and older at the Comal County Health Department. The vaccine also may be obtained during regular immunization clinics from 8 to 11 a m. and I to 4 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The fee for a vaccine is $10. For more information, call the Health Department at 620-5595.
A group of people with the desire to come together weekly for fellowship and study based on the 12-step model from a Christian perspective has formed “Bethesda Pool.” This group is open to the community and currently meets from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Sundays at First United Methodist Church. For more information, call J.R. at 620-0253.
American Legion Comal Post No. 179 urges high school students from the New Braunfels area to compete in the 14th District’s annual National High School Oratorical Contest. The subject for the prepared oration portion of the contest must deal with some phase of the U.S. Constitution and must last eight to IO minutes. The district will award a $200 scholarship to the winner and scholarships of $100 and $75 to the second- and third-place finishers, respectively. Larger scholarships are available to contestants at higher levels. If interested in entering, call the post at 625-0179, the New Braunfels High School office at 625-6271 or Hugh Talbott, the contest chairman, at 62S-1472TV * 4®*
Clefts of 77
The New Braunfels High School Class of 1977 is planning its 20th-year class reunion for July 18, 19 and 20. If you are a classmate or know the whereabouts of a classmate, call Lisa Zipp Sacco at 629-5700, Donna Jurica Johnson at 606-0905 or Gilbert Molina at 629-1702.
Nativft American stortcft
The Unitarian Universalists will have Tom Heydman, a government
professor at San Antonio College and a professional storyteller, bring some insight into Native American spirituality. He became particularly interested in this when he started telling stories to his grandchildren about their Native American heritage. We will meet at the Faith United Church of Christ, 970 N. Loop 337 at 7:30 p.m. today. All interested are invited.
The Children’s Museum is having a grand opening for its new exhibit, “Growing Up in New Braunfels,” from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the museum in Suite 530 of the New Braunfels Factory Stores. The exhibit features sights and sounds of children’s lives in New Braunfels.
The fourth annual Wassailfest is set for 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday in downtown New Braunfels. Businesses will open their doors to serve the traditional holiday drink, wassail. Guests may obtain a program and map of participating downtown businesses and stroll from store to store enjoying entertainment by a number of groups. Door prizes will be given away from 8:30 to 9 p.m. on the plaza. The top three wassails also will be announced at that time. For more information, call Lynn Fountain at 608-2100.
His|Mmic chamber banquet
The Greater Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Comal County is having its second annual awards banquet, “Building Community and Business,” on Friday at the Knights of Columbus Hall at 111 Landa St. in New Braunfels. The banquet’s purpose is to recognize the outstanding efforts of the small and minority-owned business community in Comal County. There will be a social hour prior to the banquet, and a dance afterward. Tickets are on sale at the Solms City Limits Bar and Grill and the New City Bakery. Tickets also can be obtained by calling Ron Gonzalez at 606-0277, Carmen Whetstone at 643-0788 or Mike Cruz at 606-1805. You also may write the Greater Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Comal County at P.O. Box 311715, New Braunfels, Texas 78131.
Cartoon Loire banquet
The New Braunfels Canyon Lake Area Association is having its annual banquet Friday at the T-Bar-M. The cash bar opens at 6:30 p.m. Dinner is at 7 p.m., and a dance begins at 9 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person. To make reservations, call 625-6954.
Arts A crafts
An arts and crafts/yard sale is scheduled for 9 a m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the New Braunfels Christian Academy. The Family Teacher Fellowship is sponsoring the
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The ninth annual Candlelight Tour
— sponsored by the Conservation Society, the Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture and the Sophienburg Museum and Archives
— is set for 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday. The public is invited to enjoy a “taste” of German culture at each museum, where selected German cookies and punch will be served. Each museum will feature a display of Christmas decorations. Tickets are available from museum members or can be purchased the day of the tour at any of the museums for $3. Children under 18 are admitted free when accompanied by a parent.
The Canyon High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes invites the public to participate in its 1996 winter banquet from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Holiday Inn. Max Lucado will be the feature speaker. Only 125 tickets are available at $10 each. Tickets may be purchased at the Canyon High School office or at the Sheep Shop in the outlet mall through Dec. IO. Door prizes will be given.
Tour off horeftft
The annual Christmas Tour of Homes, sponsored by the New Braunfels Republican Women is set for I to 5 p.m. Dec. 14. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at The Collection, China-N-Things and The Cottage in Gruene. Homes on the tour include the Warren and Cheryl Williams home at 2339 Normandy Grace, the Dona Brans home at 422 Saddle Tree, the Carol and Jerry Belton home at 716 Wood Road and the Gruene Country Homestead Inn at 832 Gruene Road. For more information, call Republican headquarters at 629-6442.
“Die Historische Weinachtsreise,” or Historical Christmas Journey, a live performance, will be presented as a “Christmas Card to the Community” by the First Protestant
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Church on Dec. 14. Narrarated ongoing tours will run from 5 to 7 p.m. Guests will visit eight stations, with settings, activities and costumes depicting a “landmark” time during the more than 150-year history of New Braunfels and the church. Beginning with the first Christmas of the German settlers arriving at the Texas coast and culminating with a live Nativity, the third annual event is one of the highlights of celebrating Christmas in New Braunfels. Hot cider and German cookies will be served in the Reno and Evelyne Schumann Hall following the “journey.” There is no admission charge. For more information, contact Jackie or Charlene Nolte at (210)629-1000.
OOP woman's party
The Canyon Lake Republican Women are having their annual Christmas party and installation of officers on Dec. 18 at the Dam Red Bam off of FM 306. Happy Hour begins at 6:30 pm, and dinner is set for 7:15 p.m. Tickets are $8, and reservations should be made before Dec. 12 by calling Patsy Newton at 964-3585 or Lucille Biegel at 899-3610.
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The Youth Care Foundation, a non-profit residential treatment center, is having a community open house from I to 5 p.m. Dec. 18 at the
center at 652 Old Bear Creek Road. Activities include Christmas carols and tours, and refreshments will be served. If interested in helping the center meet the needs of today’s youth, you may want to become a volunteer. For more information, call 609-6616.
A logo for the New Braunfels Women’s Chamber of Commerce will be selected at the organization’s holiday party and mixer from 7 to 9 p.m. Dec. 19 at “The Splendors” at 550 Cross River St. Members should bring their designs. RSW to Joyce Hendricks at 625-4975. Guests and spouses are welcome, and dress is Christmas casual.
Tickets are $5 for members and $7 for guests.
Decorating committee volunteers should call Susan Phillips at 609-5030.
The National Kidney Foundation is offering a $10 “Nifty Gifty” Buck from H E-B for every “turkey of a vehicle” donated to the Kidney Car Campaign while supplies last.
The vehicles can be in any condition and the foundation offers free towing.
For more details, call die National Kidney Foundation at 829-1299 or toll free outside Bexar County at (888)829-1299.
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