New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 3, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas
Guada Coma Garden Club elects officers for next year
Club NotesHerald-Zeitung g Tuesday, June 3,1997 □ S
Pride of Lions
Photo submitted Local and district Lions Club officers are, from left, outgoing District Governor Fred Novak, Nancy Novak, Texas Council of Governors Chairwoman Un Rose, District Cabinet Secretary Kevin Ryan, Welda Ryan and New Braunfels Noon Lions President John Mathis.
Local, regional and national Uons Club officers converged on New Braunfels April 25 and 26. From left are District 2-S~3 Governor Bill Phillips, Annette Butler and Past Uons International Director Mike Butler.
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Guada Coma Garden Club officers for 1997-96 are, from left, Mary Adel Schneider standing in for Treasurer Mildred Hoffmann, Secretary Lee Olson, Vice President Melinda Birdsong, President Ella Hall and Installing Officer Barbara Perry.
The Guada Coma Garden Club conducted its last meeting of the garden club year at Peace Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 1147 S. Walnut, on May 12. The group gathered in a joint meeting with Four Seasons Garden Club and Comal Garden Club. Members participated in a “Novice Flower and Horticulture Show.”
Barbara Perry, District VII director of the South Texas Area Garden Club of America, performed the joint installation of the new club officers for 1997-98. Wildflower seeds were the installing memento and symbol for each officer.
Guada Coma Garden Club members installed were President Ella Hall, Vice President Melinda Birdsong, Secretary Lee Olson, and Mary Adel Schneider, who stood in for Treasurer Mildred Hoffmann.
Barbara Perry presented several awards from the Texas Garden Clubs Inc. A Presidential Citation from State President Jayne Martin was presented to Dolores Schumann for founding the Landa Park Arboretum. Guada Coma Garden Club placed first with a score of IOO for the Exxon Civic Development I; third place for Exxon Civic Development ll with a score of 98 and second
place for the Club Scrapbook with a score of 98.
Members of the garden club honored one of their own, Schumann, with a life membership in the Texas Garden Clubs Inc. for her work with the Landa Park Arboretum and other club activities.
Club members prepared flower designs, showed horticultural specimens, potted flowering and foliage plants. Mary Adel Schneider was the club’s representative in the Deign Showcase with her floral design of varied green foliage.
The club met to plan the next year’s calendar, dues were collected and plans to landscape the star flower bed on Lindheimer Plaza on Comal Street were reported by Joyce Kolodzie, civic beautification committee member.
A brunch was served following the flower show. Mary Louise Barr, first place winner in design in the Chelsea Show in London, England, and “Texas Garden Club Woman of the Year,” explained her design to the club members. Barr is an international flower show judge, international flower design instructor, member of the Comal Garden Club, and lives .in the Canyon Lake area.
Local Lions share their pride with district clubs
The District 2-S-3 Lions Club convention and cabinet meeting composed of 68 Lions clubs in Central Texas was conducted April 25 and 26, jointly at the New Braunfels High School Cafetorium and the Holiday Inn. It was sponsored by the New Braunfels Noon Lions Club, New Braunfels Leo Club and the New Braunfels Lioness Club. Attendance at the governor elect’s was more than 200.
Some people may not be aware that the Lions International is the largest service organization in the world. The New Braunfels Lions Club is the 11 th largest individual club in the world and the sixth largest in America. New Braunfels can claim the only Leo Club in the district. The Noon Lions Club sponsors and supports these young people, helping them become great Lions, learning to serve and to care, as they grow to maturity.Club Notes Scrapbook
Young local musicians brought home high scores from the Texas Federation of Music Clubs State Junior Festival. From left are Aubrey Lee, Lauren Janzen, Joshua Furlow, Amanda Jenkins and Jamie Duvall.
The Men’s Garden Club of New Braunfels observed Earth Day on April 22 by dedicating four recently planted trees and presenting them to the Landa Park Arboretum. Two cherry and two oak trees were planted in memory of Melvin and Lucille Riedel, Kenneth Reichert and Col. Floyd Johnson, deceased members of the club. From right are Marinda Reichert, Alice Johnson and members of the Reidel family.
Guadalupe Valley American Legion Post 35 and Auxiliary recently sponsored a flag disposal ceremony with Sts. Peter and Paul School. From left are Post 35 member Cecil Konkel, Auxiliary members Isabel Morris and Joan Hefmke, Post 35 members Leon Helmke, Glenn Morris and Joe Enos.
On May 3,1997, Joshua Furlow, Lauren Janzen and Erie Schwlnd competed in the San Antonio Music Teachers Association Achievement Auditions at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Furlow and Schwlnd received superior ratings. Janzen won a superior rating for voice. From left are Schwind, Janzen and Furlow.
Forest Hills 4-H won honorable mention In the Colgate-Palmolive Youth for America community service campaign. From left are, front, Brandy Brewer, Jamie Brewer, Amber Brewer, Michelle Brewer, Joeeph Samuel son, Tommy-Dale Fey, Stephanie Blackman, back, Wesley Blackman, TJ Brewer, Jason Bloch, Amy Stauffer, Vlckl Stauffer and John Samuelson.
New docents at the Museum of Handmade Furniture are, from left, Virginia Hendricks, Marcie Hofheinz, June Falbre, Goldie Nowotny, Rose Lee Burnett and Dottle Albrecht.
The Museum Chapter of New Braunfels, the local chapter of the M. I. Hummel Club, gave a reception May 16 honoring Hummel’s birthday. Joining the celebration are Theresa Morton, left, and Barbara White.
Lioness Pat Simmons presents a $500 scholarship check to Leslie Scott at the May Lioness meeting. Scott, a New Braunfels High School graduate and Leo member, will attend Ouachita Baptist Academy.