New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 14, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas
PaQe 4Herald hitting, New Braunfels, Texas
Thursday, February 14, 1991Eight women named sorority Valentine Sweethearts
Beta Sigma Phi’s 1991 Valentine Princess is Darlene Williams, a five-year member of the sorority. Williams is a member of Xi Pi Delta and said she joined the organization for the fellowship with the quality of ladies she knew were involved with Beta Sigma Phi. She has served as president, vice president, chairman of service, chairman of social, chairman of ways and means, and was Outstanding Program recipient.
CHhcr Chapter Sweethearts are Lcnisc Brown, a member of Zeta Iota. A four-year member, she has served as treasurer, parliamentarian, vice president, social committee chairman, Woman of the Year, a member of yearbook/yardstick, and ways and means committees and Team II and City Council Representative.
Jan Horton is the Lambda Psi sweetheart. She has been a member of Beta Sigma Phi for 2-1/2 years and has served on the Christmas Dance committee, on the decorating and refreshments committees for the Holly Dance, and the scrapbook and refreshments committees for New Braunfels Young Woman of the Year programs, Valentine Sweetheart and City Council representative.
Xi Alpha Eta's Valentine Sweetheart is Tammy Albrecht, who has beat a member of Beta Sigma Phi for seven years. She has served as City Council vice president, on the executive committee of Xi Alpha Eta, was recording secretary, Founders
Day chairman, scrapbook chairman, and balloons chairman for the Kinder-maskcn parade.
Sue Jo Boatright, Preceptor Lambda Pi’s Valentine Sweetheart, has been a sorority member for more than 15 years. She is serving as president of her chapter, and was one of the IO charter members of her 2-year-old chapter. She will be receiving the Order of the Rose in April.
Preceptor Rho’s Valentine Sweetheart is Nadya Lehman, a member of Beta Sigma Phi for 22 years. Most recently she has served as City Council representative. City Council president, and received the Program of the Year award. She has served on various committees, including membership, Holly Dance, program, and telephone.
A 29-year-member of Beta Sigma Phi, Violet Voges is the Laureate Upsilon Valentine Sweetheart. In the past three years, she has served as chairman of the service committee, served on social and service committees, worked on Kindermasken every year, chaired the team party, and participated in the Adopt-a-Highway program.
Jane Reinarz, a Texas Iota Master member, has been in sorority for 38 years. She has served as treasurer, corresponding secretary, and has served on program, social, service, courtesy committees, was team chairman and has been a Holly Princess.
Sue Jo Boatright
Comal Garden Club
The Comal Garden Club met recently at the Plant Haus for a program on propagation techniques by Bob “Pac” Pacharzina. The best time to propagate most plants is when the plant is growing — late spring or early summer. Never root in dirt, it makes hanging baskets too heavy. Plants rooted in water do not develop a good enough root system to be transferred to the ground. Members journeyed to the home of Jessie Sprague where refreshments were served the 20 members present. Co-hostesses were Amy O’Gorman, Marcia Moore, Ruby Moore and Christine Brown.
President Claribel Rutherford presided at a short business meeting. The next meeting will be a pilgrimage to Allen’s Flowers, 2101 McCullough, San Antonio, on March 14. Members are urged to bring guests. Meet at IO arn. at the Oaks shopping center to carpool for an early lunch at Los Patios. Program will be at I pin.
The new slate of officers was presented: President Barbara Perry, Vice President Mary Ray Twite, Secretary Jan Kcnnady, Treasurer Marcia Moore, and Parliamentarian Claribel Rutherford.
The New Braunfels Retired Teachers Association met Feb. 6 at the Senior Citizens Center for the regular business and program meeting. President Dorothy Nolle presided and opened with a patriotic prayer. Patriotic songs were sung by all present. The nominating committee will be working this month and members are urged to say “yes” if they are called.
Lavcita Wallace presented the program; she told of her years as a volunteer teacher in the American island of Samoa. Her third-grade students could speak as many as five languages.
At the Feb. 7 meeting, guests were Ken Allen, Ken Jahncke of West Bend, Wise., and Ben Wehman, personnel manager for San Marcos Long Distance Telemarketing, who brought the program. He said SMLD Telemarketing is the ninth largest in Texas and that they mainly solicit contributions for non-profit organizations, such as the American Heart Association, American Cancer society, and MADD. Their operators try to make SO calls an hour and after about 30 seconds* presentation, they go on to the next call. So far, they have not handled any product sales, and are currently soliciting Cancer Fund pledges. Many of their operators are college students from Southwest Texas State University who undergo a full week training course. In questio-and-answcr, he told of how their printed lists were obtained and how the operator did not have to write a lot in 30 seconds.
The Captain James Jack Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, met Fob. 4 at the Education Cen-Mr on Mill Street with Ruth Johnson Mid Mary Warren as co-hostesses. Regent Deliria Ouenzcl opened the
meeting with the DAR ritual.
Marydcan Mott gave the National Defense report and discussed the Soviet Union’s harvest of grain crops. Vice Regent Peggy Edwards introduced Jeanette Eike, who gave the program on “Heritage Quilts.” She and Peggy Edwards displayed about a dozen quilts.
Registrar Ruth Hubbard reported on various books in the genealogy department of the Dittlinger Memorial Library that would be on help in doing research. Membership now stands at 81.
Delitha Guenzel, Gladys Hightower, Marydean Motz and Ruth Hubbard attended a tea honoring the nominating committee slate of officers for the Texas Society held at the Carter House in San Antonio Jan. 26. The Chapter has been invited to a Texas Independence Day Tea honoring Mrs. John Kenneth Harrell, candidate for suite regent and the Nominating Committee Slate Texas Society DAR March 2,1991, in Kerrville.
The George Washington Birthday luncheon is Feb. 16. The Annual Tea honoring American History Essay winners and Good Citizen Awards was held in the home of Ruth Hubbard Feb. 13. Essay awards will be presented.
Friends for Rivers
Friends for Rivers met Jan. 29 to elect officers for 1991. The officers are President Dec Buck, Vice President Betty Walls, Treasurer Kale Mathis, Secretary Susan Curtis. Spe
cial committees will lhelp boost Friends’ membership. Heading these committees will be: Barbara Tiekcn, programs; Pet Sutphcn and Pam Boyer, membership and newsletter, Donna Short-Murphy, fundraising. This spring, Friends invites the public to join in two activities: April 6, a lakcshore clean-up at Canyon Lake Dam area sponsored by the Corps of Engineers, and April 20-21, at Guadalupe State Park, where a river cleanup and barbecue will be held for volunteers.
Landa Garden Club
The regular meeting of the Landa Garden Club was Feb. 6 at the home of Mickey Matthews, assisted by Georgia Alongi and Vera Hoffman. Scott Ogden from Aldridge Wholesale Nursery, Inc., presented the program titled “mixed borders.” The program was followed by the business meeting conducted by Lila Schocn-fcld, president. The club agreed to sponsor a poster contest for Girl Scout Troop #960. The theme is ‘Trees — Why We Need Them — How We Use Them.” The activity will contribute to the requirements needed to complete an ecology badge. The posters arc lo be submitted by the end of March and prizes will be awarded.
There were three guests present: Sally Voges, representing Girl Scout Troop 960; Florence Borchcrs and Julia Domsch.
The next meeting will be held March 6 when the program will be lo review flower show standards and procedures.
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