New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 22, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas
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The Greater New Braunfels Arts Council is holding a poetry contest in celebration of Arts focus Month. Last year, 400 poems were submitted. Entries must be turned in by March 25. All poets residing within Comal County, or within the NBISD or CISD are invited to enter. Two poem maximum entry, minimum of eight lines each on any subject and in any form except limerick. Contest is divided into four age groups — grades four and five; grades six through eight; high school and adult. Judges will choose the top three poems in each group. Winners will be invited to an April 18 awards ceremony. Send entries to Elaine Felder, 11 Sierra Circle, New Braunfels, TX 78130. Include poet’s name, phone number, and grade or age category written on the back of the entry.
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T-shirts for the 1994 Red Stocking Revue are for sale at area banks and from various committee members. The shirts come in black or white and are $8 each. Proceeds benefit Community Service Center.NBH* Band Boosters
The NBHS Band Boosters are beginning the 1994 Patron Sale. Business and individual patrons are available as follows: Gold, Silver and Blue. Letters requesting your participation will be arriving in your mailboxes this week. Funds raised are used for college scholarships for band members and other activities for band members. For information, call Marilyn Kolaoek at 625-4430, or Gary Schlather, at 625-8313.
Adult Literacy of Comal County is in need of volunteer tutors to teach low level readers and non English speaking individuals. Training and
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Every three and a half minutes in America, a baby is bom with birth defects and every day IOO babies die The United States has a higher rate of infant mortality than 23 other nations.
But New Braunfels citizens can help save America’s babies by join* ing the March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation WalkAmerica 1994 on Saturday, March 26.
The IO kilometer walk is the old-est, biggest and best walking evert in the country. WalkAmerica 1994 will begin at Landa Park, 8:30 a.m. in New Braunfels, benefiting the South Central Texas Chapter of the March of Dimes.
Last year, 205 walkers in New Braunfels raised $8,000 to support the March of Dimes and its Campaign for Healthier Babies — a
nationwide effort to prevent birth defects and infant mortality.
’’Funds raised in WalkAmerica support programs to ensure that all pregnant women get the health care they need so that their babies will get a healthy start in Kfe," said Susan Collins, New Braunfels ’94 WalkAmerica Chairman.
For more information or to register for WalkAmerica, call the March of Dimes office 15 1-800-594-2057.
The March of Dimes is a national voluntary health agency whose mission is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects and infant mortality. Through its Campaign for Healthier Babies, the March of Dimes fiinds programs of research, community services, education and advocacy.
teaching materials are provided at no cost. For further information call Ver-Nell Martinez at 625-9480.
The Comal County Women’s Center is in need of hotline volunteers, especially to cover the hotline on weekends, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and 6 pm. to 8 am. The hotline is for women who have been battered, abused or sexually assaulted. The hotline is forwarded to your home, so you are able to volunteer without leaving your home. Call Becky Soliss at 620-7520 during business hours for information.
Candidacy forms and petitions for the Texas Silver-Haired Legislature, are available at the Alamo Area
Agency on Aging and the Alamo Area Council of Governments. Forms must be returned by Friday, Feb. 28. Call 210-225-5201 for more information.
More than 400 of the most intelligent people in the New Braunfels area qualify for membership in Mensa. Are you one of them? Call Janet Keyset at 210-629-7483 for information on March 8 testing session at 6:30 pm. Cost is $25 and reservations are required.
The Canyon Lake Chamber of Commerce cordially invites the public to a political forum for judicial candidates to be held Feb. 22 at 7 pm. at Mountain Valley Elementary School.
The third organizational meeting of the LaSertoma Club in New Braunfels win be held Tuesday, Feb. 22 at 7:30 p.m. at the home of Shirley Littleton, 1480 Narcissus. Contact Shirley at 629-6062 for information.
Comal County Chapter of Texas Democratic Women will meet Feb. 22 m Cornel Bowl at 630 p.m. The Comal County Democrats will meet immediately after that, at 730 pm. Everyone invited. Call Kristie Haytiuk at 606-1947 for Information on the Democratic Women and dona Sasser at 620-0664 for information on the County Democrats.
The Book Review Club wit meet at the Senior citizen’s Center, 655 Lands Street. Tuesday, Fab. 22 at 10 am. to 11:30 am. Coffee at 9:30 am. Ann Muschaiek will be taking excerpts from Robert Fulghum’s books. Plan to bring a friend. Guests $2 donation.
The next meeting of the Comal County Caring for Children Committee will be held at 530 pm. at McKenna Memorial Hospital, Conference Room 1, Thursday, Feb. 24. Public welcome.
Tom Goynes, President of Texas Rivers Protection Association will be
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guest speaker for a Friends For Rivers meeting Thursday, Fab. 24 at 7 pm. in the Herb Schneider Room of Victoria Bank and Trust. Public welcomt to come find out what has been done to protect Texas rivers and what we can do to help. Parents welcome to bring children. Activities for children are planned. For information, call Cathy
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New Braunfels Multiple Sclerosis Support Group meets Thursday, Fab. 24 at noon * Finkefs Pater SchoNer vaI speak on ABC Home Health Services.
A presentation on Getting Involved and Malting Friends as a Senior will be held Tuesday, Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. in the McKenna Hospital Garza Street classroom. Seniors and their family members are encouraged to attend. Reservations required, call 625-9111.
The Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce will hold its 1994 membership drive Feb. 22 to 24. More than 60 Blue Coat volunteers will call on businesses during the three-day blitz to sell memberships. The goal is $20,000 in new dues and IOO new members.
The Comal County Horticulture Committee and the Extension Service are holding a Pecan Management Workshop Wednesday, Feb. 23 at 2 p.m.. at the Comal County Extension meeting room, 132 South Water Lane (behind the Sheriffs office, off Loop 337 and San Antonio Street. Topics will include planting, fertilizing, spray schedules and varieties suited to the area. Home owners with one tree to owners of orchards are invited No fee.
R.N.S and L.V.N. class
R.N.s and L.V.N.s earn contact hours at Your Surgical Patient Is A Diabetic, Feb. 23, at NBISD Education Center, 430 West Mill St. Cost is $30. Time is 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Approved by Texas Nurses Association for 2.4 hours. Use back door entrance.
Polishing Old Bonss
Feb. 24 a 7:30 p m. the New Braunfels Conservation Society will host Carol and Gerry Belton, giving a program on Polishing Old Bones. They will share their experiences about renovating and restoring their historic home. Public invited
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The Comal County Community Band will entertain the public with a pops concert Sunday, Feb. 27 a memorial Elementary School, 1900 South Walnut. The concert begins a 3 p.m. with a reception following. The band will perform Broadway tunes, movie theme songs, popular marches, swing numbers and more. The general public is invited, and area senior citizens are especially welcome. Students from New Braunfels Middle School student council and honor society will serve as ushers. The reception will be hosted by Memorial Elementary School. The New Braunfels ISD transportation department will help get people to and from the conceit by picking them up from the senior citizens center and various nursing homes.
The President’s Ball, sponsored by the New Braunfels Newcomers Club, will be held Sunday, Feb. 27 at the Senior Center Dinner, catered by Clear Springs, will be served at 6 p.m. Dancing to the music of the Blue Notes will be from 7 p.m. to IO p.m. BYOB with free setups. Tickets are $12 for dinner and dancing, or $9 for just the dinner. Reservations deadline is Feb. 22 and tickets may be purchased from Howard Schulz, 629-5722. All area newcomers and guests are invited.
Chemical Dependency: The Monster Among Us by Frank L. Flacy, PhD, will be presented by the Santa Rosa Mental Wellness Center Tuesday, March I at noon at the New Braunfels Civic Center. Program is free, lunch is available for $4 and reservations must be made by IO am. Feb. 28 to get lunch. 1.0 ECUS provided the for LFC, LMSW and TADAC, call 608-9121.
The Canyon Lake Chamber of Commerce will hold a political forum for Comal County Judge and Commissioners Court candidates March 3 at 7 pm. at Smithson Valley High School.
Polly Johnson is sponsoring a benefit bridge tournament March 5. The event will be at the New Braunfels Elks Lodge at 9 a.m. and lasting until 4:30 p.m. There will be prizes and lots of fun. Call Polly Johnson at 629-4100.
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