New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 9, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas
Thursday, Feb. 9, 1995 ■ Herald-Zeitung ■ 5Wurstfest officials celebrate big year at annual meeting
Outgoing President of the Wurstfest Association Joe Kuehlcr thanked the more than 20() members of the organization for their dedication and hard Vork during the ‘94 festival in his review of the year at the annual general membership meeting held in January. The ‘94 event recorded the highest itumber of paid admissions in the last five years.
In addition to hosting one of the most successful festivals in the country, the organization makes significant contributions to the community each year. Those organizations receiving funds from the Wurstfest Association in 1994, in the form of contributions or program assistance, included the Hummel Museum, New Braunfels Emergency Communications Club, American Legion Boys State Program, Comal County Junior Livestock Association, Project Graduation, Comal River Clean-Up, United Way, Comal County Women's Shelter, New Braunfels Sesquicentennial Commission, Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce. Comal Independent Men’s
Outgoing Wurstfest President Joe Kuehler presents a momento to Bob Sohn at the association's annual general membership meeting. Sohnserved as 'Der Grosse Opa' in 1994.
Association and the Community Service Center.
The Wurstfest Association invested over $ 12,000 in facility improve
ments, continued the Partnership Student Exchange program with Braunfels, Germany, and assisted in funding long-term scholarships for gradu-
Newly elected Wurstfest President Bob Smith (right) congratulates 1994 Wurstfest President Joe Kuehler on a very successful year.
ates of the three high schools in Comal 1995 and introduced other officers
County. elected by the Board to the mcmber-
W.R. (Bob) Smith was elected to ship as follows: Rusty Brandt, Prcsi-
servc as President of the Association in dcnt-Elcct, and Vice Presidents Larry
Brumbclow. Dennis Hcitkamp and Mauncc Fischer.
Members elected to serve on the Board of Directors for 1995 include Dana Gold, Ron DcStcfano, Jeff Albrecht, Carl Doeppcnschmidt. Mal Hcrbelin, Rick Hcydcn, Bruce Boyer, Larry Kunkcl, David Lanion, Bill Reeves and Rocky Tays. Smith appointed Scott Schumann and I larvcy Haas to serve one-year terms on the Board.
Also recognized at the meeting were Bob Sohn. for his service to the organization as Grosse Opa during 1994; Gary Bird, who served a total of nine years on the Board and as President in 1993; Milton Phair, who served in an elected position on the Board for the past six years; and Eddie Temple, who served as a Board appointee during 1994.
The Wurstfest Association is a nonprofit corporation designed to promote local commerce, especially through tourism, and to preserve and promote the community’s heritage. Tile ‘95 festival dates are Nov. 3-12.Valentine balloon baskets help abused children
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Emergency Children’s Shelter volunteers began cutting and curling nb-|)on last week in preparation for their annual Valentine fund-raising project. Materials will be gathered and assembled during the upcoming days for delivery on Tuesday, Feb. 14.
According to project chairman Suzanne I ierbelin, this very successful method of raising funds for the shelter has been conducted for the past six years and is one of two major fundraising activities.
Balloon baskets are $10 OO and may be ordered by calling the Shelter at 629-0659 for New Braunfels deliveries, or by calling 379-3248 or 379-1282 for Seguin deliveries. Orders must be prepaid.
Tile Children's Shelter is a non-prof-; it organization licensed by the Texas Department of Protective and Regulatory Serv ices to provide temporary residential care for children who have
been removed from their homes because of abuse, neglect, or abandonment; children who have become the temporary responsibility of area law enforcement agencies; and children whose parents or guardians are temporarily unable to provide necessary care.
Ages of children in care range from birth to 13 years.
Proceeds from the Valentine Balloon Basket fund-raising project will assist in providing the basic needs of food, clothing and medical care, as well as recreation and supervision. The Shelter also provides access to other special services such as enrollment in public schools, field trips and special outings.
Individuals interested in volunteering for the workday scheduled for Saturday. Feb. 11. or to make deliveries on Tuesday. Feb. 14. arc invited to contact Kathy Fischer at the Shelter.
! Valentine’s ball
; The Ciruene Mansion Inn. a gourmet
• meal and live music by Monty ‘Guitar’
• Tyler are the perfect ingredients for a I Valentine’s Day Ball The sorority.
! Beta Delta Gamma will sponsor the ; affair Feb. 11 to benefit Project KISS ' Call 899-3633 for reservations Tickets
• $50. and are tax deductible
I Cemetery cleanup
Saturday, Feb. 11 will be the River-
• side Cemetery in Seguin cleanup day. For information, call Helen Stein at 372-0299 for information.
New Braunfels Parks and Recre-” ation will hold a Job fair. Monday,
‘ Feb. 13 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Landa Recreation Center in Landa Park All jobs are seasonal, with most beginning around March and ending in September. Many require weekends and holiday work There are more than 70 jobs available, such as patrolling , park rangers, naturalist park rangers, lifeguards, paddle boat attendants, swimming instructors, laborer and more Applications are also available at the Personnel Office at the New Braunfels Municipal Building. 424 S. Castell Ave. For information call 608-2160.
Adult Departments Five and Six of
• the First Baptist Church will meet Monday, Feb. 13 at noon in the Chris-
.• nan Life Center for a Valentine luncheon. Gary IXLaune, newsman from KENS-TV will speak A musical group will sing for the luncheon The luncheon will be catered with tickets available in the departments Frances Devine is chairman for the Department Six committee hosting the event
•; Aquatic program
Physical Therapy Unlimited, Comal County Senior Citizens Center, and the South Central Texas Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation will co-sponsor an ‘‘Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program.” Classes begin February 13, 1995, at the Senior Citizens Center and will run for 5 weeks. The cost of the class is $20.00 Anyone interested must pre-register by calling Physical Therapy Unlimited at 625-7300
A Sesquicentennial Arbor Day celebration will be held Feb. 14 at 2 p.m. in the Landa Park Arboretum near Pavilion 7A Three trees will be planted Members of all Garden Clubs are invited to attend, as is the general public.
Parent support luncheon
The Schcrtz-Cibolo-Universal City Student Resource Center has set a special education parent support luncheon meeting Thursday, Feb. 16 from noon to I p.m. at Clyde Ford Village. 204 Schertz Parkway. Schertz. Topic will be Alternatives to Physical Punishment Bring a sack lunch Tea and cookies will be served and a door prize given away.
Dearly Departed will be performed at the STAGE Theatre, 1300 Bulverde Road from Feb. 16 to March 4. For ticket information and reservations, call 438-2339.
Clay Crosse concert
Nashville recording star Clay Crosse will appear in concert Friday night, Feb. 17 at First Protestant Church His tape ‘My Place Is With You’ can be purchased at The Shepherds Shop. He is scheduled to appear this month on the Conan O’Brien Late Night Show. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased beginning Jan 22 at First Protestant Church, or from a ticket representative. Call Marty Lindley at 609-7729.
A city and county rabies clinic will be held Saturday, Feb. 18 at the Comal County Fairgrounds, Fire Station #1 in Canyon Lake, and Fire Station $2 on Oblate Drive. Cost will be $6 for a vaccination and $5 for the license.
A Winter Garden,’ the Mid-Texas Symphony Ball and debutante presentation, will be held Feb. 18 iii the New Braunfels Civic C enter. A cocktail buffet will be provided by Molly Joe’s Catering with dancing to the Ked Par-rock Orchestra. A limited number of tickets are available at Accents, 173 S. Seguin St., until Feb. 15. Ticket price is $32.50. For information call Barbara Doeppenschinidt at 885-2286.
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Ibis program is for children ages four aik! five The program is Tuesday, Feb. 21 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p m. at (lie Landa Recreation Center. The fee is $3 per child. Pre-registration is required and is being taken at the Landa Recreation Center until Feb. 17. Parents are not required to stay, but must accompany children to and from class For information, call (>08-2167.
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Children Shelter Directors Roger Biggers, Susan Heidrich, Bonnie Tetrault and Ida Flach show off assembled Valentine greeting baskets. The colorful, candy-filled baskets may be ordered by calling the Shelter at 629-0659.
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