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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 7, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas 10 A Q Herald-Zeitung O Sunday, January 7,1996Personals Hertha Behrendt ■ Sunday, Dec. 17, 1995, relatives and friends gathered at the home of Hertha Behrendt to help her celebrate her 102nd birthday, which was on Dec. 21. Two beautifully decorated cakes with candles or inscription reading “Happy Birthday” and “102'' graced her dining table. Sandwiches, tamales, cheese dip, chips, cookies and party snacks were served those attending, as well as soft drinks and coffee. Her party was hosted by Emmie Sahm and Babe Kunz, both second cousins to Hertha. Co-hostesses were the two Sahm daughters, Cindy Berger and Debbie Rider. Guests attending were Past6r Walter Lentz, her visitation pastor; a cousin Ruby Grobe, assisted by James and Frances Ruley of New Braunfels; Vio la and Stanley Kohlenberg, Leatrice and Curt Saur, Vera Smock, Doris Hewell, Stanley Burris, Dave Kunz, Franklin Berger, Steven Berger, Suzanne Berger, D. J. Siegmund, Ran-di Rider, Michael Sahm, Clarence Sahm, and Nelda Kubala. Photographic coverage of the event was provided by Nelda Kubala of Leon’s Studio, and a video by Suzanne and Franklin Berger. Some guests presented Hertha with gifts of fruit baskets and other food items. Hertha still cooks, maintains her own household, and even partially mows her lawn with a push mower. ■ Nate Avalos, of Seguin, was recognized on Nov. 17, 1995 at the Kny-tex Service Award dinner at Gruene Mansion Restaurant. Nate celebrated Dillon Buhl was recently awarded the rank of Eagle Scout. Dillon, la shown with leaders of his Boy Scout Troop 133, (I to r) Nathan Rheinlander, Jack Reinarz and Tobin Hoffmann. A Junior at Now Braunfels High School, he is the son of Dick and Arlene Buhl. Nate Avalos is recognized at the Knytex Service Award dinner. 25 years of service with Knytex, where he has contributed in a variety of positions. During his 25-year career with Knytex, Nato has been a weaver operator, a knitter operator, and a knitter fixer. During that time, Nate has seen many charges in products, owners, processes and location. Orher award recipients and Knytex management joined Nate and his wife, Lupe, to recognize and celebrate his accomplishments. ■ Katherina Gomez of New Braunfels received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Texas A&M University-Kingsville. Commencement ceremonies were Friday evening, Dec. 15, in the university’s Steinke Physical Education Center. State Rep. Irma Rangel, chair of the State Higher Education Committee, delivered the commencement address and urged graduates to respect the opinions of others “even if you don’t agree with them.” ■ Craig Preiss, a Tarleton State University student from New Braunfels, was one of 64 students inducted during the fall 1995 semester into the University’s Texas Alpha Kappa Chapter of Alpha Chi, the national honorary scholastic society. Preiss, a graduate of Canyon High School, is majoring in Agricultural Services and Development at Tarleton. He is the son of Ralph and Darline Preiss of New Braunfels. Membership in Alpha Chi is limited to the top IO percent, academically, of the junior and senior classes. The objectives of Alpha Chi are to promote and to recognize superior scholarship and those elements of character that make for effective service. Founded in 1922, the society has more than 300 chapters in 45 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Alpha Chi represents the highest academic honor on any member campus and since its inception, over 255,000 students have been inducted. The Texas Alpha Kappa Chapter at Tarleton was established in the fall of 1968. There are seven regions across the country and Tarleton’s chapter is a member of Region I which includes parts of Texas and New Mexico. ■ Susan A. Carey of New Braunfels was among 393 degree candidates recognized in The University of Texas at Tyler summer commencement ceremonies Dec. 15. Carey was a candidate for a B.S. in tech-industrial safety. President George F. Hamm gave the commencement address and conferred degrees. Warren F. Gafford ■ Effective Jan. 1,1996, Warren F. Gafford was promoted to the position of plant manager at Albemarle Corporation’s Houston plant. Warren joined the Albemarle Corporation, a global supplier of specialty chemicals and intermediates, in 1966 and has held a number of supervisory positions at the Houston plant and in Baton Rouge, La. Warren is the son of Ila Mae Gafford, of New Braunfels, and the late Floyd Gafford. Warren and his wife, the former Lillian Schmidt, are 1956 graduates of New Braunfels High School.Beverly Lynn Trollinger ■ Beverly Lynn Trollinger graduated magna cum laude from South*;: west Texas State University on Satur» day, Dec. 16, 1995 with a BAAS degree in applied arts and technology I with a major in occupational education with certification to teach. She was chosen “Outstanding Business Student for 1995” and was awarded the ' most prestigious honor given to college ■» students, that of Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities. Supporting her in her endeavor were her husband, Alan Trollinger, and sons, John and Adam.We’re Meeting New Braunfels Hermann Sons Lodge #21 will meet Jan. 7 af 3 p.m. Meat will be furnished. Members bring covered dish. All students interested in attending Texas A&M are invited to attend the Comal County Aggie Mom meeting on Jan. 8 at 7 p.m. in the NBISD Education Center at 430 W. Mill. A representative from Texas A&M will be there to discuss financial aid and scholarships. A group of local Aggies will also be attending to answer questions. The New Braunfels Lioness Club meets at Ryan’s Steakhouse Monday, Jan. 8 at 11 a.m. Guest speaker, Joyce Billingsley, will present a book review. The past presidents of the Eagles Auxiliary will meet Monday, Jan. 8 at Ryan’s Family Steakhouse at 6 p.m. Hostess: Flone Busch. The Captain James Jack Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, will meet Monday, Jan. 8 at 9:30 a.m. on the second floor of the Education Center Building, 430 W. Mill St. This will be a members only business meeting, with an election of officers, delegates to state an national, and a reading of resolutions. Hostesses: Ann Burrus and Ann Carpenter. Following the meeting there will be a luncheon at the China Kitchen, at the Courtyard Plaza, lf possible, all members are asked to attend this important meeting. The Christian Women’s Club will meet Tuesday, Jan. 9, with guest speaker Evelyn Linton, former owner of the Green Gate burlesque club in San Antonio, who converted to Christianity and closed the club. For information, call Michele at 606-0400 or Jan at 899-2277. The New Braunfels Chapter of CHADD will meet Monday, Jan. 8 at 7 p.m. at Oakwood Baptist Church on Loop 337. The meeting is open to all people concerned about and interested in attention deficit disorder. For information, call Karen Owens, at 629-2033. The William Hightower Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution, will meet Tuesday, at 6:30 p.m., Jan. 9 at the Holiday Inn. The winner of the SAR Eagle Scout Scholarship Award will be announced and introduced. The nominating committee for the year will be announced. Speaker will be Rice Aston of Houston, who will speak on the controversial National History Standards. The Green Thumb Garden Club will meet at 9:30 a m. Jan. 9 at Dottle Walker’s Home, betty German is cohostess. The group will go to a mystery location for brunch and a program by Mary Louise Baren on silk flower arranging. The Greater Hispanic Chamber of Commerce meets from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Jan. 9 at the Holiday Inn. For more information, call Nathan Millett at 625-4150 or 609-5576. The New Braunfels Business and Professional Women’s Club will meet on Wednesday, Jan. 10 at the Holiday Inn. Social at 6:45 p.m. - dinner and meeting at 7 p.m. Guest speaker will be Peter Bowman. For more information, call Brenda Sullivan at 625-4545 or Kristy Davis at 609-5678. IO years 1986-1996 [hulks .Aim' Hr am \ftis far IO (cr OU years ( Ah* JOO unit lilies later, iii# price is still lite san U'. 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