New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 23, 2000, New Braunfels, Texas
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Mostly cloudy Highs mid 90s SE wind,
10 to 15 mph
(Provided courtesy of Dr. Frank Hampel)
Edwards Aquifer........................657.5 feet
Comal River...........................276 cfs
Canyon Dam inflow........................182 cfs
Canyon Dam outflow.......................95 cfs
Canyon Dam lake level....................905.75
feet above mean sea level
NBU pumping report
Surface water..............7.336 million gallons
Well water.....................853 million gallons
First quarter.....................................July 8
Full moon........................................July 16
Last quarter....................................June 24
New moon..........................................July 1
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Saturday night, late night and morning cloudiness, lows in mid 70s.; Sunday through Tuesday, late night and morning cloudiness, otherwise partly cloudy, lows in the 70s, highs in 90s.
• June 28 and 29 — Northbound Interstate 35 exit ramp .5 miles south of Farm-to-Market Road 725 overpass will be closed from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. as crews install a storm sewer. Residents can detour at Walnut Avenue or Texas 46 exit ramps.
• Through Sept. 21—Stahl Lane will be closed to through traffic as Comal County Road Department constructs a drainage structure.
Until Sept. 30 — Northbound outside lane on Interstate 35 frontage from Executive Drive to Farm-to-Market 725 as crews reconstruct the northbound frontage road.
• Until Sept. 30 — Southbound outside lane on Interstate 35 frontage road from Farm-to-Market Road 725 to Fem Street as crews reconstruct southbound frontage road.
• Until July 1, 2001 — Northbound and southbound frontage roads along Interstate 35 reduced to one lane from .5 mile south of Farm-to-Market 725 overpass to .5 mile north of Guadalupe River as crews continue construction.Heads Up► Red Stocking Revue
The Red Stocking Revue is today, Saturday and Sunday at the New Braunfels Civic Center. An all-local cast makes up this year’s show featuring the music of the past and present blended into two hours of entertainment. Tickets are available for the shows: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. Proceeds benefit the Community Service Center and its work in helping people help themselves. For tickets or Information call 625-3439.^Parade
The 2000 Independence Day Parade and Program is July 4 in downtown New Braunfels, lf you or your organization would like to be an entrant in the parade, contact Michelle or LU at 629-1572.PSaengerfest
Saengerfest 2000 takes place Friday through Sunday at Saengerhalle in New Braunfels. Proceeds benefit the Comal County and Guadalupe County women's shelters.►Fire hydrants
The members of New Braunfels Fire and Rescue will continue the fire hydrant maintenance program on a year-round basis. Residents can expect to see fire department personnel in various trucks and ambulances testing and maintaining the hydrants. These employees are on duty, in service, and may be called upon to respond to an emergency at any time.
Second, it will be necessary to flow water from the hydrants.
This will be limited to an absolute minimum amount of water. Finally, a momentary slight drop in water pressure and minor water discoloration may take place. We have been assured by New Braunfels Utilities that there is no cause for concern as to the safety of the water, lf anyone has questions or concerns they would like addressed, call fire administration at 608-2120.
Join us online at www.herald-zeitung.comBirthdays/ Anniversaries
Happy Birthday to Trenton Prescott Roland (1 year), Monica Campos (Saturday), Lucille Weekley (Saturday), Kasey Repka (Saturday), Cindy Cantu, Mary Alice Martinez, Maria Smith (belated), Otto Rauch Sr., Alexis Delgado (Saturday), Cheryl Keller (Saturday) and Candice Lehr.Clubs
VFW Post 7110 Smoke-free bingo - Early birds start at 7:15 p.m. at 600 Peace Ave.; regular games start at 7:30 p.m. at VFW Hall.
Smoke-free bingo - American Legion Post No. 35, early birds at 1:30 p.m. and regular bingo at 2 p.m. on Saturday at the post home, 4210 Farm-to-Market Road 482.
The Hospice New Braunfels: Bereavement Support Group for Adults meets every Friday morning from 10 to 11:30. Call Jane or Elaine at 625-7500 for more information.
Neighborhood Yard Sale —
7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at 2065 S. Santa Clara Road at Lower Seguin Road in Marion. Take Santa Clara off Texas 78 and go two miles south to Lower Seguin Rd. The house is on the comer. Or take the Santa Clara exit off Interstate 10 and go two miles north to the Lower Seguin intersection. The yard sale is organized by Citizens of Marion Working for a Healthy Environment (CMWHE). Come early for fresh breakfast of tacos and coffee. Lunch will be hot grilled burgers, cold drinks and a bake sale with many delicious homemade goodies. For information or to make donations call (830) 914-4537.
The Community Council of South Central Texas, Inc. Family Planning Program and the
Medical Director invite all teenagers to a summer social from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Seguin ISD building. Lifeworks, an organization from Austin, will lead participants in activities that focus on decision-making and responsibility. For information, call (830) 372-3690.
The Gym presents Skate Night Saturday from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. San Antonio singer Brigitte will perform along with Next Level, a break-dancing group. Skate Night is open to kids of ail ages and features karaoke, skating and roller blading, a D.J. and pizza. For information, call 608-9595.
CANYON LAKE ACTION CENTER
9:30 a.m. - Van Trip Glass Works & Lookout Mountain, Wimberley
10 a.m. - AARP
2 p.m. - “Stretching Money”
2 p.m. - Secure Horizons
COMAL COUNTY SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER
Noon - congregate meals (beef tips, noodles, green beans, cucumber salad, tapioca pudding)
Silver Center dance — Friday, featuring Chris Rybak at 510 E. Court in Seguin.
A dance — 9 a.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday at the Country Cabaret, 839 Farm-to-Market Road 467, Seguin, featuring Cross Country Band. For reservations, call (830) 379-2995.
Bulverde Senior Center building dedication — 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at 30280 Cougar Bend, with a ribbon cutting and ceremony followed by refreshments and a tour of the building. For information, call (830) 438-3111.Sign Up
CCSCT Nutrition Program for the elderly (60 years and over) is in need of volunteers to help two hours for one or more days per week serving food, cleanup and home delivery. We need people who are energetic with a big smile and like working with the elderly.
All ages welcome. Laurel Plaza Community room. For more information, call Rita at 629-1751.
Eden Heights Apartments, 627
Lakeview, offers lunch to senior citizens from 11:15 a m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Cost is $3.50. For information, call 625-6969.
The Community Council of South Central Texas, Inc. Head
Start Program currently is compiling a Support Group Directory that includes drop-in centers, crisis intervention programs, parenting classes, support groups and recreational and social activities. The directory is made available to Head Start parents. Interested organizations wanting to participate can call Mary Soto at (830) 379-8110.
The New Braunfels Toastmasters invites the public to improve their speaking and leadership skills in a supportive atmosphere. For information, call 620-7358.
Volunteers are needed for the Triad/SALT Check On Your Neighbor program. The program helps protect senior citizens who live alone. Organizations interested in this program can call Bill Brown at 625-7673.Have a Heart
The Comal County Senior Citizen Center Thrift Shop is in
need of contributions, which are tax deductible. Items should be delivered to the center, 655 Landa St. For larger items, call 629-4547 to make arrangements for pickups.
The Comal County Women’s Center is in need of a working glu-cometer. To donate, call 620-7520.
The New Braunfels Women’s Chamber of Commerce and Connections have teamed up to provide a Clothes Closet. Gently used professional clothing for men and women can be dropped off at Connections, 1414 W. San Antonio St. To schedule a visit to the Clothes Closet, call the Women’s Chamber hotline at 606-7355. Participants can select two outfits with accessories and must fill out a form for record-keeping purposes.
The Comal County Women’s Center needs donations of blank notes, cards or stationery that can be used for thank-you notes. Bring them to the center at 1547 Common St. or call 620-7520 for more information.
The National Kidney Foundation of South Texas Kidney Cars Program is looking for donations of unwanted cars, trucks, boats, motorcycles and motor homes. Donations help save the lives of thousands of South Texans suffering from kidney disease. The donation process is
simple. Towing is free and your donation may qualify you for a tax deduction. For more information, call (210) 829-1299 or call toll-free 1-888-829-1299.
The Women’s Center needs help with childcare on Monday and Wednesday evenings. Sharing your time with the young children makes it possible for the mothers to attend counseling and support activities. To volunteer or for information, call 620-7520.
Volunteers are needed at Connections to answer telephones, perform clerical work, assist in lawn maintenance, tutor youth and mentor youth and families. lf interested, call Joanna at 608-9032 or fill out an application at 227 Courtyard Drive.
Connections’ Thrift Shop has
various items for sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday at 1414 W. San Antonio St. To volunteer, provide donations or inquire about specific items, call 629-9075.
Join Family Outreach volunteers in making a difference by working with children. Family Outreach delivers child abuse prevention programs, lf you can spare a few hours a month, call Family Outreach at 620-1299.
The American Cancer Society,
. Comal County Unit, is recruiting volunteer drivers for the “Road to Recovery” program, a group of volunteers who drive cancer patients to and from their medical treatment when they have no other means of transportation. Patients must be ambulatory.
Additional insurance coverage is provided and mileage can be reimbursed. Anyone interested, call coordinator Bob Peterson at 625-3252.Support Groups
The Baby Angels Support Group meeting will take place at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the New Braunfels Rural Health Clinic, 189 E. Austin St., Ste. 106. Baby Angels meets the third Friday of every month. For more information, call Sara Ann C. Torres 629-0686 or Irene C. Altamirano 625-4391.
Alcoholics Anonymous Women’s Solution Group will hold an open, non-smoking meeting from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 138 W. Austin, CCD building.