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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 17, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas Club Notes Tuesday, Jan. 17,1995 ■ Herald-Zeitung INew Braunfels Emergency Communications New Braunfels Emergency Communications held its Christmas party December 8, 1994. It was preceded by ^short meeting which was attended T>y 16 members and 8 guests. Thiee of the guests were voted into membership. - For the Christmas party, each mem-»er brought either a covered dish or a lessen. Pot roast and potatoes were enjoyed by all. There were 6 small children in attendance and each received a bag of Christmas goodies. The dessert table I -was decorated with a poinsettia cen-| Itcrpiece which was given away in a | ^drawing.isos Food Bank The regular monthly meeting of the ISOS Inc. Food Bank board of directors is held Dec. 19 at 248 Merriweather, hose directors present included: ladys Barding, First Protestant; Bill Doolittle, First United Methodist; Inez Fortson and Myra Ebert, Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church; Dorothy Weems. Eastside Baptist; Betty Wright, Oakwood Baptist; Elmo Fischer, Faith United Church; Howard Beutler, Peace Lutheran; Betty Drawe and Melba Wetz, New Braunfels Presbyterian; and Frances Divine, First Baptist. All clients will need to be recertified in Jan. 1995. Although food donations were slow during the summer and early fall, donations arrived in a timely manner in November and December. The direc-tprs and volunteers are very grateful to the citizens of Comal County. SOS could not have helped the needy unless everyone continued to help with food and monetary donations. Fhe group of faithful volunteers are to be commended for their dedication. All the work of SOS Food Bank is totally done by volunteers. SOS wishes to thank the followingPersonals ■ John W. Bartram of New Braun-Eels, a senior German and History P major at Texas A&M University, is lone of 25 James Earl Rudder Nor-i^mandy scholars who recently returned fTtrom France after completing a ngorous I Semester of courses on the causes, i effects and aftermath of World WarI 11 J The students ended their semester * with a trip to Cain, Normandy. France, $ for a three-week study of battlefields, ii beaches, cemeteries and museums. i The trip was funded by scholarships I awarded to 25 outstanding students by I the program named after Gen. James I Earl Rudder, Texas A&M Class of S 1932.Lutheran Brotherhood The Lutheran Brotherhood Cedar Branch #8886 donated $400 worth of food to distribute to needy families In ^rothf na?,?9 th!    Pfrs°nn®'    fr°m Wuest’s prepared the large order in thirty packages of food which were then delivered to families in the New Braunfels, Canyon Lake and San Marcos areas by Cedar Branch volunteers. Pictured (left to right) are Howard Beutler, Branch volunteer; Johny Bueche, Wuest manager; Greg Gunderson, District Representative Lutheran Brotherhood; Larry Crowell, Cedar Branch Secretary; Raelynn Lunsford, Branch volunteer; and Kay and Frank Eaton, Branch volunteers from Canyon Lake ■ Mr. Wayne Stanley of Seguin has just completed his participation as aStammtisch for donations in November: Faith United Church; Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church (Christian Mothers); St. Joseph Episcopal; Peace Lutheran; St. Paul Lutheran; First United Methodist; Oakwood Baptist; First Protestant; New Braunfels Presbyterian; ADM Milling Co.; Hill Country Coffee and Vending; Eden Heights residents; Preceptor RHO Beta Sigma Phi; Oak Run C.S.A.; Knights of Columbus; K.D. Smith; Beta Sigma Phi; Jackie Scott; Virginia Leigh Car- member of the 1994 Texas Quality Award Board of Examiners. The Texas Quality Award, administered by Quality Texas, is offered annually to Texas organizations that demonstrate the highest levels of quality. As an Examiner, Mr. Stanley was responsible for reviewing and evaluating applications submitted for the award. The Board of Examiners was compnsed of leading quality experts selected from industry, government, professional and trade organizations, and educational institutions. All examinee completed a ngorous preparation course. ■ Mr. and Me. Raymond Camarera) wish a very special “Happy Birthday" to Mrs. Camareno’s brother Master Sergeant Luis Valdez, Jr. He is a den; Day Spring Christian Church Middle School; First Protestant Pre-School; New Braunfels Middle School; Canyon High Student Council and several anonymous donations. There was also a donation from the Newcomers Club. Retired Eagles Activities Club The Retired Eagles Activities Club met on Dec. 18th at Eagles Hall for their Christmas party with 50 members and 2 guests present. Two mem- Retired Veteran of the United States Manne Corps. B December 30th was very special for Mrs. Sofia Camareno, who shared her birthday that day with both her granddaughter Celeste Torres and her great-granddaughter, Courtney Renee Ramsey. A belated “Happy Birthday" to all three. ■ Vanessa Young, daughter ofrMr. and Mrs. John M. Young of New Braunfels, has recently been selected to attend the National Young Leadership Conference in Washington, D C., Jan. 17-23, 1995. Vanessa is currently a senior at Canyon High School. The National Young Leadership Convention is sponsored by the Congressional Youth Leadership Council. hers were unable to attend due to illness. Six birthdays and 2 anniversaries were recognized among members for the month of December. For the party’s entertainment, members played cards, dominoes and other games. A guessing game produced a winner in Sylvia Brehmer. Officers for 1995 include Raymond Voges, President; Ervin Schroeder, Vice-President; Sylvia Brehmer, Secretary; James Schlather, Treasurer; and Louise Schlather, Sergeant-at-Arms. The goal of this organization is to provide the leaders of tomorrow an opportunity to gain an intimate view of the governmental process. Participants are to be greeted in the House of Representatives and attend special issue briefings with lobbyists and special interest groups. Other activities include scheduled meetings with their state tepresenta-tives and senators where ihcy may discuss issues of concern lo them and their communities. There is also a simulation of the executive branch including "If I Were President During the International Crisis." The Congressional Youth Leadership Council believes that by touching a person’s life more young people will return to their communities with a better understanding of their rights and Installation of officers will be during the next meeting on Jan. 15th at Eagles Hall, 2:00 - 6:00 p.m. Those having a birthday or anniversary during the month of Jan. may bring a cake or cookies.Texas lota Master On Dec. 12th, 1994, Texas Iota Master Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi had its annual Christmas party and a very, very brief meeting at the John New-combe Tennis Ranch. Hostesses were Willie Mae Coffman, Vivian Hildebrand, Verna Mae Dean, Lottie Miller and Charlie Mae DeVassie. A delicious buffet dinner was served to 30 members and guests. The Waltzing Matilda Room was transformed into a Christmas scene, decorated with garlands of holly and a large Christmas tree. The buffet table was laid with green and white tablecloths, green transposed onto white. Individual tables were set on green tablecloths with wh it; folded napkins depicting a burning taper adorned with a small corsage at the base made of holly, red Scotch plaid ribbon and a gold bauble. Place cards were white Christmas trees adorned with colorful metallic stars placed in a red and white Christmas stocking filled with holiday candies. Each table had a centerpiece consisting of a white candle in a hurricane chimney surrounded with holly, red Scotch plaid ribbon and gold baubles interwoven. Grace was given by Verna Mae Dean. After dinner, gifts to Beta Buddies and guests were exchanged, and carols were sung led by Ann Kleeman at the piano. While singing “Jingle Bells,” Jolly Santa (aka Willie Mae Coffman) made an entrance ringing Wk with a bellv bouncing in rhythm to the bells! Wishes that individuals had written and submitted earlier were read by Santa and he tried to fulfill them. For example, a guest wished for a long and healthy life and Santa complied by giving an Eveready battery that goes Vanessa Young on-and on-and on! Members attending and their guests were: Willie Mae Coffman and husband Wallace; Gayna Lynn Holden; Verna Mae Dean; Charlie Mae DeVassie; Jeanette Felger and husband Ray; Vivian Hildebrand and guests Bee and Dee Scheel and Preston Staats; Kitty Hufft and husband Howard; Glenny Kirchhof; Ann Kleeman; Norma Peterson and husband Pete; Jane Reinarz and husband Randy; Sydonia Rompel; Evelyn Schleuter and husband Willie; Emma Schrier, Gladys Smith and husband Wes; Dorothy Wegner and guest Marie Jarisch; Bobby Whites; and Elaine Campbell and guest Jo Tolle.American Legion Post #179 Ladies Auxiliary The American Legion Ladies’ Auxiliary #179 met at the Post Home on Nov. 28th at 5:00 p.m. to decorate it .for Christmas. A covered dish supper was served to all and President Patsy Vineyard thanked everyone for attending. The Auxiliary collected toys during the month of Nov. for the local Children’s Shelter and a large brightly decorated box was delivered to the shelter in time for Christmas. The American Legion and its Ladies Auxiliary held their annual Christmas party at the Post Home on Dec. 16th. Jim Pickett, Sr. Vice-President, and Patsy Vineyard introduced the guests for the evening which included 14th District Vice-President Leon Helmke and his wife, Joan; Cookie Barboza, President of VFW Auxiliary 11050; and Ardith Mueller, Senior Vice-President of VFW Auxiliary 5th District. A dinner and dance followed. 77te Herald-Zeitung welcomes news about your club. Send it to: Herald-Zeitung Club Notes 707 Landa St. New Braunfels, TX 78130 or fax to 625-J224. responsibilities as a citizen in a participatory democracy. Participants of the National Youth Leadership Council accept sponsorships and donations to defray their costs. Vanessa would like to thank Continental Airlines for providing the tickets and all other businesses and individuals for their donations. Vanessa is still accepting donations to cover her expenses. The Herald-Zeitung welcomes Personal items for this column. Send them to: Herald-Zeitung Personals 707 Landa St. New Braunfels, TX 78130 or fax to 625-9144 Please keep items brief and allow four weeks for publicationCity-wide garage tale The second annual City-Wide Garage Sale sponsored by the Children’s Museum in New Braunfels is sure to be bigger and better than last year. Come to buy, browse, or rent a booth for yourself or your organization. Booth rental is $25 for one and $20 for each additional - on a first come, first served basis. The sale date is March 5 from IO a m. to 4 p.m. at the C ivic Center. Sign up for a booth at The Children’s Museum. If you would like to donate goods or volunteer to I work, call 620-0939.Paper drive The Parent Boosters of Boy Scout Troop 387 are having a paper drive. They will be collecting newspapers, magazine#, and old telephone books. The drop-off date and location will be announced. For pick up or more information please contact Tammy at 609-1204.Nurses In Touch Those interested in volunteering at Nurses in Touch Community Hospice should sign up for a training session to be held from 6:00-9:00 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2, at the New Braunfels Branch of Nurses in Touch Home Health, 205 Castell Place. Call Susan Schwartz-Mobna at I-800-979-9771 to make your reservations.Books sought The Friends of Dittlmger Memorial Library aa* eagerly seeking books, puzzles, video and audio cassettes and other appropnate items for their fall book sale. Please take the items to the library or call 629-2359 to arrange for pick up.Tutors noodod The Comal County Adult Literacy Council is in need of volunteer tutors to teach non-readers or low-level readers. Tutor training and materials are provided. For more information, call VerNell Martinez at 625-9480.Continuing education The following free classes are sponsored by the local school districts, Texas Education Agency and the Literacy Council for adults in New Braunfels. These classes are continuous and students may register at any class meeting. Lone Star Elementary, 2443 W. San Antonio St., Rooms 27 & 29, Monday and Wednesday, 7:00-9:00 p.m.: GED; and English as a Second Language (ESL). (This class is for adults who speak another language and who wish to learn to read, write and speak English) New Braunfels High School, Room C: GED, Tuesday and Thursday, 7:00-9:00 p.m. Community Service Center, 132 I added St.: GED, Monday—Thursday, 9:00-4:00 p.m.; and ESL, Tuesday and Thursday, 7:00-9:00 p.m. Bulverde: For more information concerning GED and ESL classes call Nancy Poe at 980-7854 Mountain Valley: For more information concerning GED and ESL classes call Ann Toussaint at 833-5336 or 885-7674 Free I utors are available to any adult 17 or older who needs to learn to read. Please call 629-2731 or 620-6200, Monday through Friday, 9:00 -4:00. For more information call 629-2731, 620-6200 or 658-5936. All classes are free for adults in New Braunfels. The cooperative has formal GED graduation ceremonies at the conclusion of the year in May.Attention German immigrants Important message to all German immigrants who came to the United States before 1978. The Alien Registration card needs to be renewed in San Antonio at the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Office before March 20, 1995. Cost is $75.00 and applicant We’re Meeting The Canyon High School Class of 1985 is planning its 10-year reunion for June 17. Help is needed in contacting all classmates. Call Scott Syamken at 625-5290, or Leona Soechting at 828-3748 with updated addresses or to volunteer to help plan the event. The Garden Ridge Area Women's Club invites members and friends to share a gourmet lunch with Albert Schweitzer Thursday, Jan. 19 at 10:30 a.m. at the Forest Waters Lodge. Sculptor/storyteller Jay Hester will create a bust of Schweitzer while relating his subject's life story. RSVP to Fey Harris at 651-5201 or Evelyn Miller at 651-9718. The dub is also preparing for a garage sale March 18. Call Jeme Camplin at 651-5926 or Betty Richter at 651-6668 to reserve a table. The New Braunfels Marsch-und Wandergruppe will meet Tuesday, Jan. 17 at 7:30 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Center on Landa St. Members are reminded that dues for 1995 should be paid to Treasurer Don Flick. Anyone interested m walking for fun and fitness is invited to attend. Call President Don Hildebrand at 620-6522 for information. The New Braunfels IRIS Society will meet Tuesday, Jan. 17, at 7:30 p.m. at the Victoria State Bank Annex. New Braunfels Band Boosters will be meeting in the Band Hall at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 17. The George A. Garcia VFW Post 11050 will have their monthly meeting on January 17th at 7:30 p.m. at the American Legion Post 179 on Coll Street. There will be a planning session for the Reunion of the New Braunfels High School Class of 1945 on Tuesday, Jan. 17,1995 at 6:30 p.m. at the residence of Harvey Serold. All exes are invited. 2:00 p.m. in the Knights of Columbus Hall. Mr. Everett Fey will be our guest speaker. On Jan. 19, the Newcomers Club sponsors International Night at the Senior Citizens Center at 5:30 p.m. Guests are asked to bring a covered dish from their favorite countries. National Association of Retired Federal Employees, Chapter 666, will meet at Senior Citizen’s Center, Friday, Jan. 20, at 9:30 a rn Rev. Bill Arnold, guest speaker, will give a presentation on Alaska. The New Braunfels Area Quilt Guild meets the 3rd Saturday of every month at 9:30 a m. at the New Braunfels Christian Church Fellowship Hall on Loop 337. Membership is open to everyone. The Wednesday Quilting Bee meets every Wednesday afternoon from 1:00-4:00. Visitors are welcome. needs 2 passport pictures. For more information, call Helgard Suhr at 625-6330.ArtBaat *95 Young artists, design a logo to be used for Youth ArtBeat '95, a festival of the arts to be held Feb. 18-25 in New Braunfels. This logo will be used for T-shirts, programs and posters/flyers promoting Youth ArtBeat "95. Students pre-K to grade 12 are invited to enter their designs. Designs should be submitted to school art teaches or the Main Street office, 424 S. Castell. Deadline for submission is Jan. 18. The themes for Youth ArtBeat ’95 are: I) Historic downtown New Braun fels ‘Heart of the City’, 2) Sesquicentennial Year - 1995, 3) Cultural Heritage and 4) Texas Public Schools Week - Landscape for Learning. Youth ArtBeat ’95 is sponsored by the Main Street Program in cooperation with the Downtown Association, NBISD, C1SD, Sts. Peter & Paul, NB Christian, NB Art League, Hummel Museum and Childrens’ Museum. Call 608-2100 for information.Business counseling The business counselor from UTS A’s School of Business is in the Chamber of Commerce office every Tuesday to offer counseling in topics of interest to anyone in business or considering starting a business. Topics cover financing, personnel, business planning, taxes, expansion and many others. The service is free and confidential. Appointments may be made by calling 625-2385.Sesquicentennial calendar The New Braunfels Conservation Society has a limited number of Sesquicentennial Calendars remaining. This limited edition Sesquicentennial souvenir may be purchased at the following locations: Forke Store at Conservation Plaza, Sophienburg Museum, Sophienburg Archives, Quick Kopy and Headrick Country Home Antiques. Cost is $8. For information, call 629-2943.Art Laagua meets Ruth Bowers will discuss sculpture in its many forms at the New Braunfels Art League meeting tonight at 7 p.m. at the NBAL building, 239 W. San Antonio St. She is a former art teacher at New Braunfels Christian School and Houston schools and also taught at Leakey HFB Ranch. The meeting is open to the public.Pep rally A Project Graduation pep rally will be held Saturday, Jan. 21 at the New Braunfels Luby’s Cafetena. County Judge Carter Casteel will emcee the event, which will feature guest speakers from area high schools. Everyone is invited to attend and show their support. High school seniors will get credit for a special raffle to be held at the Project Graduation parties. Kick-off time for the rally is 10:30 a.m.Rad Cross orientation Anyone interested in becoming a Red Cross volunteer is invited to an orientation 9 a m. Jan. 21 at the McKenna Memonal Hospital second floor conference room. For information, call Lola Behrens at 625-9764.Childrsn’s hour Your child will spend an hour with the Landa Recreation Center staff playing, singing, and making crafts at the City of New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department’s ‘Children’ Hour: Finger Fun”. This program will focus on activities that your child can do with his or her hands and fingers. Activities will include hand shadows, fingerprint art, and songs that include hand and body motions. This program is for children ages four and five. The program is Tuesday, Jan. 24 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p m at the Landa Recreation Center. I ee is $3 per child. Pre-registration is required and is being taken at the Landa Recreation Center until Jan. 20. Parents are not required to stay during class time, but must accompany the child to and from class. For information, call 608-2167 or go to the Landa Recreation Center located in Landa Park. *Legion dane** The American Legion H.U. Wood Post 145 will host two dances in the month of January. On the 21st they’ll have the Texas Top Hands- 50th year of Country Western Swing Music. On the 28th they ll have ballroom dancing featuring Leroy Grohman. For reservations call 379-1079 or 379-6709. ;