New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 31, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas
6A □ Herald-Zeitmg □ Wednesday, December 31,1997
New Year's Eve party
J&R Gymnastics is hosting its seventh annual New Year’s Lock-in for children ages 5 to 12. The party starts at 7 p.m. J&R Gymnastics is at 1437 S. Walnut. Call 606-0375 for information.
New Year's dance
Holy Family Church presents its fifth annual New Year’s Dance from 9 p.m. to I a.m. Wednesday. Texana Band will perform. Presale tickets are $8 and admission at the door is SIO. Tickets are available at Holy Family Church between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Call 609-5320 or 620-7678.
There will be a “Filing Party,” Friday at the New Braunfels Smokehouse, 6-7:30. Come meet your Republican candidates for the March Primary Ballot. All are welcome. For information call Don Hensz, 625-6119.
Community Mood drive
Everyone is invited to participate in a Community Blood Drive sponsored by the First Protestant Church on Sunday. The South Texas Blood and Tissue Center will accept donors from 8:45 a m. until 12:30 p m. at the Seek Parish House on Coll Street. The drive will be conducted in the basement in the Bormann Room For information, call Charlene Nolle at 629-1000 or the church at 609-7729
Tax volunteers sought
The Tax Counselors Elderly Program sponsored by AARP and the Internal Revenue Service offers help preparing basic tax returns (1040 EZ, I040A and Simple 1040s) for non-I nglish speaking, elderly and low income people
Volunteers are needed Training will be I p rn Jan 16 at the Dittlinger Memorial I ibrary and lasts five halfdays For information, call 620-4957
Attention, history buffs
Sons of Confederate Veterans are forming a New Braunfels camp lf you have a Confederate ancestor and would like to participate, write us at SMI), Post Office Box 311433. New Braunfels, 78131-1433
Circle Arts season peases
Season passes for Circle Arts Theatre's 30th anniversary year are «>n sale at ( luna n I hings in I anda Plaza Shopping Center and Knsti s tm San Antonio Street They offer a 25 percent savings over box office admissions t ost is 5*5 or SIO for senior citizens
New Year’s Eve dance
I he Silver ( enter in Seguin will have a New Year s Eve dance, including dinner from 6 to 8pm. dance from H till midnight and free breaklasl afterward Music will be provided b> the Stardust I no Admission is SIO each Call (830) 303-6612 tor reservations
Family Outreach will offer parenting classes beginning 6 30 p rn I uesdav for parents of children from binh to 5 years old and al 6 30 p rn Wednesday for parents of 6- to 12-> cur olds Pre reg! si rat urn is required I lie cost is SI * tor the textbinik Call 620 1299
Calling all veterans
American Legion Comal Post 179 invites veterans new to the community
to its meeting at 8 p.m. Thursday at 410 W. Coll St. The social hour begins at 7 p.m. For information, call 625-0179.
Landmaric counuis sion
New Braunfels city council will consider on Jan. 12 the appointment of one member to the historic landmark commission. This is a partial term ending April 7, 2000, and must be filled by a representative from the Comal County Historical Commission. Applications for the position are available in the office of the city secretary and must be delivered to the city secretary by noon on Jan. 7.
Cold tolnodad critturs
The City of New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department is offering a Nature’s Way program this month, entitled Reptiles — Cold Blooded Critters. Join the Park Ranger and learn about some of the types of makes, turtles, frogs and salamanders found in Landa Park on Tuesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Landa Recreation Center Cost is S3 per person.
Divorcs rscovsry workshop
Divorce Recovery Workshop will be offered at 9:30 a m. every Sunday for three weeks starting Jan. 11 by the First United Methodist church in New Braunfels at 572 West San Antonio St. The cost is $10 and scholarships are available For information, call Donna Martinez at 606-3680 or Julie Bynum at 625-4513.
Silver Center dance
The Silver Center in Seguin will be holding a dance at 7:30 p rn Friday in the ballroom with music provided by Tommie Varick I Ik* cost is $5 each For reservations, call 303-6612. Other dances will take place Jan 9 with Bubba Littrell, Jan 23 with Swingin Country, and Jan 30 with Al Hays-Ball R<x>m
I he C omal County Senior ( iti/ens Center will conduct its second annual Battle Dance from 7 to Ii 30 pm on Jan 16 at the Civic ( enter, 380 South Seguin St Bands featured arc I he little Fishermen and The Seven Dutchmen Presale tickets for SIO arc available at the Senior Center or SI2 50 at the ik*»r that evening. Dress is semi-formal Everyone is welcome to help with this expansion fund benefit ('all 606-434T
At its Jan 26 meeting, City Council will consider appointment of two members to the City of New Braunfels Arts Commission I hese at-large terms end Jan 31, 2001. Applications for the position are available iii the office of the City Secretary and must be delivered to the City Secretary by noon. Wednesday, Jan 21, IWK
Also at its meeting, council will consider the appointment of three member to the ( ny of New Braunfels Housing AutlHHity hoard of ( ommissioncrv Fliest* are three year terms ending Jan 22, 2001. Applications for the position are available in the office of the City Secretary and must be delivered to the City Secretary by iux»n, Jan. 21
Aid for Woods family
The Woods family, a mother and tour children, lost their home and rm>st of their [^sessions in a tire Dec 4 An account has been set up in their
name at the Randolph Brooks Credit Union. People wishing to donate nonperishable food, clothes, toys, etc., can call 608-0547.
Comal County residents are welcome to go to the recycling center, 4755 Texas 46 West, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Thursday .and Friday to pick up chips and mulch free of charge. Firewood will be sold for $5 a truckload.
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In response to the county-wide health ban on home-baked goods, the Comal County Aggie Moms’ club will sponsor a Stay-At-Home Cookie Bake. Plans are being made to have the annual Aggie Moms’ Cookie Bake after the health ban has been lifted, hopefully soon after the first of the year. The Comal County Aggie Moms’ Club annually awards several $500 scholarships to graduating seniors in Comal County; in an effort to continue this tradition, donations are being accepted in lieu of baking Christmas cookies. Donations may be sent to Comal County Aggie Moms* Club, 309 Prince Drive, New Braunfels, Texas 78130. Anyone having questions or wanting information can call Lynda Neff at 609-2894.
Houses are for sale to lower income households who qualify for home loans Annual family incomes must be at least $30,000 Call 625-6909 for information
Billy Tumar raflaf fund
Because of the fire that destroyed Billy Turner’s residence and belongings, a “Friends of Billy Turner Fund" has been set up at Frost Bank, 315 Landa St. For more information, stop by Frost Bank.
ARGIL of San Marcos provides advocacy, information and referral and peer support for inclusion into the community for persons with disabilities. It also provides independent life skills training to assist people with disabilities to become empowered and integrated into the community. For information, call (512) 396-5790
Halp for crim# victims
The (juada-Coma Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse introduces
the Victims Assistance Program of Comal County, now serving senior and adult victims of crime, abuse and fraud. The program offers individual and family crisis counseling, advocacy, case management services, substance abuse counseling, victim support and treatment groups and compensation claim assistance. For help or information, call 608-9032. For 24-hour assistance, call (800) 532-8192.
Criala Pregnancy Cantar
The New Braunfels Crisis Pregnancy Center has changed its hours. It is open from IO a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday; from IO a.m. to I p.m. Tuesday; and from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. The center also will be open from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Call 629-7565 for an appointment.
The New Braunfels Housing Authority is accepting applications for homeownership under a new program designed to sell homes to low/moderate income households. The agency currently is seeking qualified applicants for two houses available for purchase within the next 60 days. Applicants must have gross annual incomes between $29,000 to $35,000 and up. To apply, go to 300 Laurel Lane.
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The Comal County Unit of the American Cancer Society needs volunteer drivers, on a continous basis, to transport ambulatory cancer patients to and from treatment centers. Additional insurance is provided. Get involved, call Bob Peterson at (830) 625-3252.
Parka and Bac, aaroMci
Morning aerobic classes are being offered at the Landa Recreation Center. Classes are from 9 to 10:30 a m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. The fee is $2 per class. Registration is at the Landa Recreation Center prior to each class. For information, call 608-2167.
The Mid-Texas Symphony Strings Program offers professional instruction in violin, viola and cello. Lessons will be taught on the Texas Lutheran University campus. The cost for a private, 30-minutc lesson is $12. For information, call 629-0336.
Man to Man, a new support group for men living with prostate cancer is sponsored by the American Cancer Society and will be held the fourth Monday of each month from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Man to Man, a non-threatening environment where men can talk freely with others, will meet in the Rock House behind Hospice New Braunfels, 613 N. Walnqt. Call Bob Peterson at 625-3252.
The Canyon Lake Action Cotter is looking for drivers for its transportation program. Those who have some time to give helping others can call 964-2324.
Hospice New Braunfels is in need of filing cabinets, computer desks and bookshelves. If you have any you would like to donate, call 625-7500.
Larga six# clothing naadad
The Women’s Center needs large size clothing (woman’s size 6X). If you have clothes this size to donate, bring them to 1547 Common St. or call 620-7520.
CMnlc Has new hours
The Comal County Health Department immunization clinic will
be open from 8 to 11 a m. or from I to 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays on a walk-in basis for all ages. The clinic offers appointments for children enrolled in school. Call 620-5595 for information.
LORA restoration group
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. Call 629-0847 or 625-6362.
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Junior cotillion league
The Comal County chapter of the 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 608-9159.
The Comal County, American Cancer Society “Reach to Recovery” and “Look Good Feel Good” breast cancer support programs need an easily accessible 10-by-10 feet or larger room, with closet and air conditioning.
This is needed on a long term baris to meet and treat breast cancer patients and to store supplies related to breast cancer. Call (830) 625-3252.
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We w ill he relocating our clinic January 9th and 10th
We are proud to be able to serve your medical needs in our new facility beginning January 12th, 1998.
774 Landa Street New Braunfels
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Effective January 12,1998
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of New Braunfels
Occupational Health of New Braunfels is a service of the Hill Country Medical Associates, McKenna Rehabilitation Network, McKenna Memorial Hospital, and Warm Springs Rehabilitation System.
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