New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 30, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas
6 A □ Herald-Zeitung O Friday, June 30,199Club Notes
At the recent Texas Tech Raider Roundup, scholarships were awarded to (left to right): Jay Morris, Erie Kennedy, Gabriella Cardenas, Claire Folbre and Cody Mueller.
Texas Tech Ex-Students Association
The Comal County Texas Tech ex-Students Association recently held their Raider Roundup honoring fall entering freshmen. Students that received $250 scholarships were: Jay Morris, Smithson Valley High School; Erie Kennedy, New Braunfels High School; and Cody Mueller, Canyon High School. Gabriella Cardenas had already been awarded a $2000 band scholarship from the Goin’ Band From Raider Land, dane Folbre won a $100 scholarship in a drawing for being in attendance at the Raider Roundup.
Sponsors that made monetary donations that made the scholarships possible were : Marvin and Peggy Moms, Phil Barney, Mike Doherty, John Lad-shaw, Jim Douglas, Don Taylor and HEB.
Rick and Dehn Stepp coordinated the event with hamburgers, hot dogs, and homemade ice cream. Jim Douglas, from the Lubbock ex-Students Office, was the guest speaker followed by a live auction conducted by Rick I leydon. Anyone interested in becoming involved with the Comal County ex-Students may contact Tim Brierty at 629-6643 or Mike Doherty at 629-2163.
American Legion Auxiliary
The American Legion Auxiliary #179 met on June I at 7:30 p.m. at the Post Home. President Patsy Vineyard opened the meeting according to ritual.
Chaplain Mane Aglc led the unit in prayer and also observed a moment of silence in memory of our deceased sisters. Secretary Myrtle Nolte called the roll of officers and read the minutes of the previous meeting. Treasurer Betty Kreutler gave the financial report.
Della Talbott, membership chairperson, reported that the unit had reached KH) percent in the membership quota. She thanked all who helped reach that goal. Dorisse Krueger and Dorothy Ballerine reported on the reception held on May 15 for the Boys’ and Girls’ State Program participants. It was well attended. President Vineyard read the 75th Legion Auxiliary Convention Call to be held in Plano and Richardson, Texas July 14-16.
Reports were given by those members who attended the 3rd Division convention held in Live Oak, Texas on May 27-28.
Those attending were: President Patsy Vineyard, Betty Kreutler, Dorothy Ballerine, Emogene Crabill, Della Talbott, Tine Medina, and Doris Brown. Hie election of officers was held.
Those elected were: president, Patsy Vineyard; 1st vice, Della Talbott; 2nd vice, Flo Hoffman; co-chair, Rose Jentsch; secretary, Jean Whiteside; treasurer, Betty Kreutler; Chaplain, [a»t\ Bradley; historian, Myrtle Nolte; members at large, Mary Owens, Dons Brown and Ardith Mueller.
'The meeting was adjourned according to ritual and to be reopened on July 6 at 7:30 p.m. at the Post Home at 410 W Coll.
Noon Lions Club
On June 12, 1995, 108 senior citizens received diabetes testing at the Senior Citizen Center on Landa Street. The test was sponsored by the Noon Lions Club under the direction of Lion Bill Taylor. Noon Lion volunteers assisted with a bnefing on the procedures, helping fill out personal histories and assisting the Comal County nurs-
La Mitier Tejana
The members of La Mujer Texana recently elected officers for the 1995-96 term. They are (I to r): Mary Alice Mendez, president; Mary Helen Camarillo, vice president; and Maria Gomez, secretary/treasurer.
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Will Weber, of Oak Run School, was presented with the Veterans of Foreign Wars #7110 Auxiliary "Teacher of the Year" award by chairman Carolyn Matykiewicz, and principal of Oak Run, Mike Fisko.
Comal County Genealogical Society
The Comal County Genealogical Society met on June 6, 1995 at the North Building. The guest speaker was Diane Bruce, librarian of the Institute of Texas Culture in San Antonio. She gave a program about caring for documents and photographs; she told the society about the cold storage room they have for negatives. They also have facilities to make copies of negatives and pictures for a small fee. The president, Everett Fey, called the business meeting to order after the speaker and reminded everyone that there will not be a July meeting as usual. So the next meeting will be in August.
Doolittle, First United Methodist; Lin-del Bittick and Frances Harmon, Oakwood Baptist; Martin and Olga Huber, Cross Lutheran; Frances Divine, First Baptist; Angeline Borgfeld, St. Paul Lutheran; Rev. Ken Peters and Betty Drawe, New Braunfels Presbyterian.
The new computer has been bought and programmed by Larry Kellerman. He will teach a class for those volunteers who will be using the computer. The SOS Inc. Food Bank will be closed July 4.
Bill Doolittle will be removing the old, used equipment from the build
ing. The community continues to show support for the worthy cause of feeding the needy. SOS Inc. Food Bank appreciates donations in May from the following: New Braunfels Presbyterian, First Baptist, Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic, St. Paul Lutheran, Faith UCC, First Protestant, First United Methodist, Peace Lutheran, Newcomers Club, St. John’s Episcopal, River Gardens, Laureate Epsilon, Women’s Center, Postal Service (community drive), Hill Country Coffee and Vending Service, Carmelita Horan, Jack Rainbolt, and anonymous.
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Noon Lions Bill Taylor and Fred Clifford review the personal data sheet with Comal County nurse Shel McWilliams prior to diabetes testing on Monday, June 12. The program was offered free to all citizens and conducted at the Senior Citizens Center on Landa Street.
es who performed the test. Nurse Shel McWilliams stated they were pleased with the turnout. “Diabetes testing is important for all citizens, especially those over 50. This is the group most susceptible to the disease...disease that usually can be controlled by the diet.
“The Noon Lions should be commended for the testing project. It is through cooperation of the civic clubs that we can provide the facilities for such a test.”
The project chairman. Lion Bill Taylor, stated, “We are pleased with the initial turnout. Such a response was made possible by the cooperation of the Herald-Zeitung which publicized this event. I hope this will become an annual affair.’’
Nixin Lions incoming president (Jerry Groves said, “Diabetes testing will certainly be on my agenda for the coming year. It will have the same support as our eye test of schoolchildren and hearing tests in the community.” Diabetes testing is one of several community activities sponsored by the Noon Lions Club to improve the health of the community.
Gruene Family and Community Education Club
The (iruene Comal County Family and Community Education Club met June 14 at 2 p.m. for their monthly meeting in the Extension meeting room. Velma Patterson conducted the meeting hosted by Emily Fink. The program was in two parts, given by the 4-H young people. First was a presentation on “The Honey Bee," given by Stephanie Blackman, of the Forest Hills 4-H club. The presentation was both interesting and informative. She told how the bees have one queen that might live three to five years. Her sole duty is to lay eggs. The drones’ only
duty is to mate with the queen and the workers’ duty, as the name implies, is to work...collecting pollen to produce proplese, wax and of course, honey. She ended the presentation by giving each member a sample of honey.
The second part of the program, entitled, “Bread, It Rises to the Occasion," was presented by Jill Rust and Brandi Millsap. They are from the Bulverde 4-H Club. The girls demonstrated the method for making the tri-colored braided loaf, using real ingredients. A copy of the recipe and a sample of the baked bread was given to each member. The finished product was attractive and tasty.
Business for the club included plans for the July meeting. Members will meet at Pat’s Place on Union Street at 11:30 a.m., July 12 to enjoy lunch together.
No formal meeting for July. Regular meeting will resume in August at which time a program on marbling will be presented by a county agent. Game pnze was won by Velma Patterson.
Door pnze was won by Mae Russell.
Anyone interested in the Extension program is welcome to attend. For information call the Extension office at 210-620-3440
SOS Food Bank
The SOS Inc. Food Bank coffee honoring volunteers and interested citizens was attended by approximately 50 people at IO a m., June 19, 1995. The regular board of directors meeting followed the coffee. Those present were Gladys Barding, First Protestant; Dorothy Weems, Eastside Baptist; Elinor Wells, St. John’s Episcopal; Betty Hawthorne, Peace Lutheran, Inez Fort-son, Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic; Bill
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