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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 28, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas SENIOR SIZZLE: Total reaches $256,991 as campaign nears ends Since Wednesday, $1,475 has been added to the fund drive for the new Seniors’ Center of Comal County, bringing the total to $256,991. Latest donors include: Business Foundation Donors: Rhoads Interiors, Inc.; Jim G. Mercer, DDS; and Heidelberg Lodges. Individual Foundation Donors: Weldon H. and Rola S. Meckel, Frank D. Streightoff, Arlon and Myrtle Bartels, Vincent J. and Ruth S. Cavanaugh, Joe S. and Loraine S. Ledbetter, C.W. and Kathryn Skipper, J.D. Harrell, Will and Vonnie Stauffer, Mrs. Regina Kurctsch and Mrs. Alfred (Hilda) and Mary Jane Schwab. Materials and services: Wcidner Flowers and Nevitt Moving and Storage. Time and talent: Annie Price, Ina Funicella, Jerry Arscndorf, Doris Belville, Roseanne Van Zandt, Virginia Hendrick, Audrey George, Virginia Booth, Dick Weicker, Marie Dawson, Jack and Agnes Knight, Shirley Brooks, Shirley Kellerman, Susan Zuzck, Pearl Chambers, Theresa Luciani, Lenore Courtright, Mary Lou Broome and Jeanette Eike. Time is growing short — only four days remain to meet the goal by the July 31 end of the campaign. “Please get out you checkbook and send in or bring by a contribution right away,” said Bob Dingeldcin of the Comal County Senior Citizens Foundation. “A good time to do this would be when you attend the ‘Half-Price’ Garage Sale, continuing today at the new center on Landa Street. It looks like the event, which began Saturday, may be the biggest and best such sale in Comal County history.” Donation may be mailed to Comal County Senior Citizens Foundation, PO Box 312085, New Braunfels, Texas 78131-2085. For more information, call Tim Morris al 625-5208 or Lcs Thom at 629-4711. Shelby Metcalf Aggie T-shirts selling well as Ash fry nears By OAVIO SULLENS Edit of and PuMthtr About a third of the number of the Guadalupe Aggies” T-shim ordered for sale in conjunction with the upcoming Aggie Fish Fry have been spoken for, organizer Marvin Pustka said Fnday. Pustka said the T-shirts. which are $12 if ordered in advance or $14 if purchased at the event, have been well received The Aug 9 fish fry, which is intended lo begin lo immerse incoming AAM freshmen from ihc New Braunfels area in the Aggie mystique, will feature former Texas AAM University basketball coach Shelby Metcalf. who is known almost as well for his one liners as for his coaching prowess. Tickets to the fish fry are available now and are $12 for adults and $5 for children under 12. The fish fry will get under way at 6:30 pm with refreshments and fellowship, Pustka said, with the meal served at 7:15 pjn. arid Metcalf s presentation beginning between 7:45-8 pm The program will conclude with a number of local Aggies recalling their memories and impressions of AAM. Reservations should he made by telephoning Pustka al 625-8861 or Dennis Heitkamp at 625 7541. T-shirts may be ordered by calling Pustka Metcalf, the willingest coach in Southwest Conference basketball history, built a career record of 438-306, despite playing the majority of his non-conference games un the road. He led the Aggies to 23 winning seasons, and compiled a 32-22 career mark againsi A A M’s arch rival, Texas. His six Southwest Conference basketball championships rank hun sex of a1 in conference championships lo the late Due Hayes of SMU, who won seven Metcalf, who earned his doctorate from AAM rn 1974, was an AU-Amenta basketball player ai Last Texas Stale University, leading 11 SU to the HALA championship ut his senior year, 1955. After graduating from ETSU, he speiu one year as head coach at Cayuga High School in Cayuga. Texas, laking a district championship with his 33-IO record He became a freshman coach al AAM in 1958, compiling a 41-19 record in five seasons before being named the varsity head coach in 1964 Herald-Ze/funy, New Braunfels, Texas Sunday, July 28, 1991 Page 9A Library honors 80 as reading camp ends The Summer Reading Program at the Dittlinger Memorial Library concluded this week with an awards ceremony for the children who participated in “Camp Wanna-Read.” The program ran from June 3 to July 24, with 393 children registering. It was jointly sponsored by Dittlinger Memorial Library and the Texas State Library for the purpose of promoting reading and books. Betty Jones, coordinator of the summer program, planned a variety of activities that attracted more than 1,000 children to the library. During that time, more than 13,000 children’s Special activities attracted more than 1,000 children to Dittlinger Memorial Library for "Camp Wanna-Read." During that time, more than 13,000 children's books were checked out books were checked out. This summer children were asked to keep track of the number of hours spent reading. More than 1,200 hours were recorded by the children. Certificates of participation were presented to 80 youngsters attending the final program. The summer reading program was planned in addition to the year-round story time program for preschoolers. The story time program is scheduled at IO ajn. each Tuesday. “Camp Wanna-Read” was supported by the Grace Lang land Library Fund, Friends of the Library, PRINT-IT, TCBY, Little Caeser’s Pizza and many volunteers. Even though the summer reading program has ended, parents are-encouraged to continue bringing their children to the library. The library is open from IO ajn. to 9 p.m. Monday; through Thursday, IO a.m. to 6 p.nt-Friday and IO ajn. to 5 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call 635-8919; or come by the library at 373 Magfe; zine Ave.    *• Ronald J. Prichard announces the opening of his law offices 352 Landa St. \ General Practice with emphasis on personal injury, family law and criminal cases 620-6110 •Free initial consultation* Not certified by the TX Hoard of I-cgal SpccialmU Fall Foliage at Ifs Best Enjoy the blazing autumn colors of New England October 7-13 Visit Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and New York. 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