New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 16, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas
Herald Zeltung, New Braunfels, Texas
Sunday, June 16, 1991
Water park to host ACS event
Children’s games, second Duck Race to be held on July 7
New Braunfels City Manager Paul Grohman and Police Chief C.R. “Dick” Headen examine some of the prizes to be raffled during Saturday’s Cops and Robbers Benefit Softball Tournament for the local Emergency Children’s Shelter.
Cops and Robbers benefit set
The American Cancer Society’s second Great New Braunfels Duck Race is set for 5:30 p.m. Sunday, July 7, at Schlittcrbahn Water Park’s new Surfcnburg addition. Entrance to the arca is at 370 W. Lincoln St.
The day will be celebrated as American Cancer Society Day at Schlittcrbahn. In addition to the duck race, the Comal County ACS unit will host a Golden Duck Egg Hunt, a lookalike contests and such children’s games as a tug-of-war in water.
Prizes will be awarded.
The duck races is a fundraiser for the Comal County Unit of ACS, which reminds participants that contributions arc tax deductible. Ticket chairman Theresa Walton has announced that tickets at $5 per duck will be available at H-E-B from 9 a.m. to noon each Saturday this month. Sales also arc set during performances at Grucnc Hall Saturday evenings June 22 and 29 and July 6.
Tickets also arc available by calling event chairman Dr. Mike Barr at 625-2111; unit president Mary Faria at 625-9111, ext. 194; or Walton at 625-9111 ext. 221.
Those sponsoring ducks in the race will be eligible for prizes donated by businesses including New Braunfels Resorts, Prince Solms Inn, Rockin-R River Rides, Schlittcrbahn, Seaworld,
Grist Mill Restaurant, Johnson’s Furniture Store, Coleman Company, Creative Eye Wear and Piz/a Hut. Ticket holders need not be present to win.
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The city’s top cop, Police Chief C.R. “Dick” Headen, has introduced to “suspicious” City Manager Paul Grohman evidence supporting his “conviction” that the upcoming Cops and Robbers Benefit Softball Tournament will be a success.
The pair examined a “mug book” of prizes donated by area businesses and individuals for Cops (adults) and Childrens raffles.
The event, to be staged Saturday at the Cair.p Comal Park softball field on Kuchlcr Street, will feature a softball tournament organized by the New Braunfels Police Officers Association. Sponsor is Joe Miller of Wholesale Beers, Inc., and play begins at 8 a.m. Law enforcement teams from New Braunfels and communities as far away as Denton will compete with local business teams. The roster includes teams from Kmart, Wal-Mart Distribution Center, WestPoint Pepperell. New Braunfels Utilities, TXI, Detox, Mission Valley Mill and, in their first NBPOA tournament appearance, Canyon High School coaches.
Those attending will be able to purchase sodas, tea, beer, frozen yogurt, hotdogs and sausage on a stick. Sponsors of vending include TC BY and Larry Hildebrand of Hilshire Farms. A bake sale will be staged by the NBPD Auxiliary. Sports card showings will be sponsored by Steve Page of The Front Page Card Shop and Darryl Fishbcck of New Braunfels.
Patrons arc encouraged to bring lawn chairs and leave other food and drinks at home. All proceeds from the events go to support of the local Emergency Children’s Shelter.
During the championship game, winners’ names for the Cops Raffle and Children’s Raffle will be drawn. Tickets can be purchased in advacc at the lobby of the police department or at the Comal softball field the day of the event.
“Cops” raffle prizes have been donated by Burkei Furniture, Out Door Play Co., Ernesto’s Jewelry, Mill Store Plaza Association, Opa’s
Texas 4-H begins Mexican exchange
Texas 4-H has received a $45,000 grant for a U.S.-Mexico student exchange with the Autonomous University of Coahuila in Saltillo, Mexico.
“While world attention has focused recently on our relations wish Mexico because of the trade talks, this two-way exchange of the most promising young people from each country may very well identify our future trade negotiators, scientists and business leaders,” said Dr. /erie Carpenter, director of the Texas Agricultural Extension Service. “We want to offer them a new awareness of the global community and the career opportunities there.”
Remigio Bales Gamez, rector (president) of die partner university in Saltillo, led a delegation lo Texas AAM recently to review plans for the three-year exchange program. The U.S.-Mexico Linkages Project is funded by the W K. Kellogg Foundation through the National 4-H Council.
Fifteen high school students from each country will live with 4-H host families, taking part in a cultural exchange designed to help them discover the positive values of a new culture and to dispel negative stereotypes in their families and communities.
A community service project during the exchange will provide a means to share culture, customs and community activities. A limited number of scholarships are funded as part of the exchange grant.
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Donors for the children’s raffle arc Kmart, Wal-Mart, Headon, Little
Cacscr’s, M&M Jewelers, Barry’s Under Pass Saloon, Das Toymaker, Jim’s Video, Domino’s, Mr. Gatti’s, Blockbusters, Gandy’s Fudge, Tommy Gonzales, The Front Page and Darryl Fishbcck.
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