New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 12, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas
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The New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung of Southern Newspapers Inc. and Galveston Newspapers Inc. are seeking applicants in their readership areas for the Carmage and Martha Ann Walls Endowed Presidential Scholarship in the Department of Journalism of The University of Texas at Austin. The scholarship is for $2,000 in the 1997-98 academic year beginning next September.
Applicants should be interested in pursuing a career in prim journalism and must have been admitted, or be seeking admission, to The University of Texas at Austin. The scholarship winner will be selected on the basis of academic standing and demonstrated interest in print journalism. Applicants should submit their high-school transcripts, a letter of reference from a high-school journalism or English teacher, and a statement outlining their career goals in print journalism.
Applications should be submitted by March 21 to Doug Toney at the New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung, 707 Lands St.
Finalists from each city will be forwarded to the Department of Journalism, where a faculty member will select the scholarship winner. The winner will be announced in late April.
Boy Scouts will clean out your garage, room, closet, etc., to earn funds to attend summer camp. They will haul off unwanted items. Call 629-3811.
The Sophienburg Museum and Archives will celebrate anniversaries and honor volunteers at 6:30 p.m. today. Door prizes will be given. Call 629-1572 for information.
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The Unitarian Universalists will have Elizabeth Elliott, executive director of the Circle Arts Theatre and Herald-Zeitung columnist on the arts and humanities, speak on ‘The Arts — The Essence of All-That-Is,” at 7:30 p.m. today at the Faith United Church of Christ, 970 N. Loop 337.
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'Chapter 1014 American G.I. Forum will meet at 7 pm Thursday at the American Legion Hall on Coll Street. Members and non-members are welcome.
The Texas AAM Aggie Club will hold a happy hour at 5:30 p.m. Thursday. It will be at The Old Ice House, 1407 W. Highway 81 in New Braunfels. Everyone is welcomed.
The First United Methodist Singles Ministry will meet at 6:30 p.m. today in the church’s assembly room, 572 W. San Antonio St. Child care will be provided. Call 625-4513 for information.
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A free seminar, “How to Buy Your First Home," will be offered at 7 p.m. today at the Sunshine Room of the Holiday Inn. Reservations are required; seating is limited. For reservations call (210) 979-0555 or (800)798-1003.
12:30, 1:30 or 2:30 p.m. Prizes will be awarded in several age groups. Call 625-4672 for information.
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All are welcome to a Haymarket Park kite-flight from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, sponsored by Evening Rotary Club. The park is located on Hampe Street, between Comal and Simon Ave. Bought or hand-made kites will be included. Call 625-4672 for information.
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An encore performance of Glowfest will come to Haymarket Park from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, with the glowing from 4 to 6 p.m. The Evening Rotary Club sponsors the'glowing hot air ballon exhibition.
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A citywide garage sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Bracken Fire Department, 18490 Goll St., 2 miles north of Rolling Oaks Mall off of FM 2252. For information call (210) 651 -6692.
Come join the action as Judge Carter Casteel and Don Ferguson auction the Grand and Reserve Champion items from the Comal County Youth Homemaking and Ait Fair at 6 p.m. Friday in the food pavilion of the Comal County Faiigrounds.
The Hummel Museum will hold its annual Hummelfest Friday through Sunday. Raffle tickets for round-trip tickets for two to Europe and other prizes are available now. For information call 625-5636 or fax 625-5966.
Spring Branch Hermann Sons Lodge No. 127 will meet at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Bulverde Community Center. Meal will be furnished by Nelson and Verna Mae Kohlenberg and Mrs. Carmen Rittimann. Birthday members bring desserts.
Santa Rosa Hospital march
Radio host Jerry King and KKYX 680 AM will visit New Braunfels Sunday for the annual “March Across South Texas" event benefiting Santa Rosa Children’s Hospital. New Braunfels Factory Stores will be the site for a two-hour live radio broadcast from noon to 2 p.m., held in front of WcstPoint Pepperell. Those who contribute will receive an on-air salute from King, and anyone who contributes more than $10 will receive a T-shirt. Call (210) 704-2633 for information.
Rural schools raunlon
Ex-students, teachers and friends are invited to attend the 34th annual reunion of 1880 through 1950 classes of Old Rural Schools of Bexar County from 2 to 6 p.m. Sundav at the Highland Social Club. 2929 S. WW White Road. Please bring a covered dish.
High school students with a “B" or better average are eligible for $1,000 scholarships. Send application request by Saturday to Educational Communications Scholarship Foundation, 721 N. McKinley Road, P.O. Box 5012, Lake Forest, 111. 60045-5012.
The March membership luncheon for the NB/CL Area Association of Realtors will be 11:30 a m. Monday at the Holiday Inn. Spaghetti lunch is $5.50. Legislative update is the program. Rep. Bob Blaze is the guest.
Make luncheon reservations before Friday; call 625-2954, 606-6955 or fax 625-6980.
The New Braunfels Republican Women will hold their regular monthly luncheon/meeting Monday at Molly Joe’s Restaurant. Hospitality is at 11:30 a m.; lunch at noon. Lester Van Pelt III, director of communications for the Republican Party of Texas, and Rebecca Land, executive director of TFRW, will be the guests. The public is invited to attend.
The fifth annual style show, “Luck of the Irish” will be held at 11:30 a.m. Monday at the Senior Citizens Center, 655 Landa Street. Admission is a donation of $10.
Attention Deficit Disorder
New Braunfels Children and Adults with ADD meeting will feature guest speaker Lori Stiritz, audiologist from Southwest Texas State University on Central Auditory Processing Disorder, at 7 p.m. Monday at Oakwood Baptist Church. For information call 629-2033.
Memorial Schools FTA
Memorial Schools PT A will meet at 6:45 p.m. Monday at Memorial Primary. Highlights will be a musical program and benefit drive.
Handmade Furniture docent!
The Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture invites persons interested in becoming docents to training sessions Monday and Tuesday. Call museum director Frances Marquis at 629-6504 for further information.
The McKenna Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will meet at noon March 19 at the New Braunfels Presbyterian Church, 373 Howard St. Come spend time with giving people and learn about current and upcoming hospital expansion projects. The Auxiliary welcomes all interested citizens to attend the meeting and become volunteers. Call 606-2170 for more information.
If you are a family member of an individual with mental retardation, please join a reception and organizational meeting from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. March 20 at the Seguin Public Library.
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The Summerwood Garden Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. March 20 at 510 Riverside Drive. Robert Fitzsimmons of Southernwood Gardens will speak on herbs. For information call 629-3682 or 606-4183.
Students planning to attend a nursing program (LVN or RN) in the 1997 fall semester are encouraged to apply for the Elliott Knox Nursing Scholarship or the Cecelia Springmeyer Nursing Scholarship. Deadline for applications is April I. Donations toward the scholarships are accepted by the Comal Healthcare Foundation. For more information or to receive an application, call 620-2170.
Canyon Lako Chamber mixer
The Canyon Lake Chamber of Commerce March mixer will be at 5 p.m. March 20 at Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper Realtors in Slaterville, co-sponsored by Comaltex Insurance. Chamber members are welcome. For information call (210) 964-2223.
Hands on Energy
The Children's Museum in New Braunfels presents “Hands on Energy” 3 to 5 p.m. March 22. Experiment with electric circuits, test conductors, see the power of electricity in the Electric Arc Show, get your hands on caulk, insulation and plenty of ideas, to make you and your home more energy efficient. Best news of all — free admission to the* museum from noon until 5 p.m. Come join the fun, all materials, demonstrations and fun are free. Call 6204)939 for more information.
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A homemade lasagna dinner will ^ be served from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Senior Citizens Center to benefit the Center’s expansion. Barbershoppers and music for dancing will entertain. Purchase tickets at the Senior Center. Call 629-4547 for information.
Consol County Youth Show
The Comal County Youth Show Sale will be I p.m. Saturday at the Comal County Fairgrounds. Buyers’ registration will be at U :30 a m.
Boys and girls ages 8 to 108 are invited to a shootout bom noon to 6 pm Saturday at Haymarket Park on Comal Street, sponsored by Evening Rotary Club. Entrants sign up at
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SWT Collogo Day
Prospective parents and students can learn about Southwest Texas State University at College Day starting at 9 a.m. March 22. For information call (512) 245-2340 or visit the SWT Web site at http://www.swt.edu.
Canyon chamber luncheon
The Canyon Lake Chamber of Commerce luncheon will be held at noon March 26 at the Old Hancock Steakhouse on FM 306. The guest speaker will be Lynn Fountain, Main Street director for the city of New Braunfels. Her topic will be “Unifying a Community.” Meal cost is $7.50 for chamber members, $7.75 for nonmembers. Reservations arc requested at (210) 964-2223.
The New Braunfels Women’s Chamber of Commerce meets twice a month, alternating “A Moment for Me!” with “Business Talk — Prime Time,” which will be 5:30 to 7 p.m. March 27 at the Gruene Country Homestead B&B. Joannie Garza will speak on the Women’s Chamber mentoring program, “My Future." The meal is $5 for members, $8 for guests. Call 609-4004 for information.
Bus to Billy Graham
Area residents can join New Braunfels Presbyterian Church on a chartered bus to the Billy Graham Crusade April 6 at the Alamodome. The bus leaves the church at 2 p.m. and the event begins at 6 p.m. Make reservations in person at the church, 373 Howard St., $11 per person. Reservation deadline is March 19.
Arts and crafts show
American Legion Post 179 and Ladies Auxiliary will have an arts and crafts show and flea market from ll am. to 5 p.m. April 6 in conjunction with their fifth annual chili cookoff. Spaces start at $7. For information on space rental call 625-0179. Admission to the show and chili cookoff is free.
The City of New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department is holding Basic Dog Obedience classes at the Landa Recreation Center. They will be 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday evenings April 7 through May 12. The fee is $45. Register through April 5 at the recreation center. Call 608-2167 for information.
Sendee League celebration
The New Braunfels Service League will celebrate IO years of service at 7 p.m. April 8 at Lake Breeze Ski Lodge lf members have questions or have not received invitations, they should call Lynetle Chapman at 606-2019.
Reunion of schools
The 32nd reunion of schools will be held from I to 6 p.m. April 13 at the Knights of Columbus Hall. Bring sandwiches, cake, pie, cookies or
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chips. A live band will provide music. For more information call 904-7242.
Help with tax returns
Tax-aid volunteers will provide tax preparation assistance to senior citizens and others on a first come basis. This is a free service. Please bring supporting paperwork (W2 and 1099s) and last year’s tax return. Times and sites are IO a m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays at the Dittlinger Memorial Library, I to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 9 a m. to I p.m. Saturdays at the Senior Center, and I to 4 p.m. Wednesdays and 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays at the Canyon Lake Action Center.
Sorority Founders Day
All inactive members of Beta Sigma Phi are invited to attend its Founders Day Reunion at 6:30 p.m. April 24 at T-Bar-M. Cost is $11 per person. Reservations must be made by April 9. Call 625-4703.
A flag retirement is being sponsored by The Guadalupe Valley American Legion Post 35 and Auxiliary and Sts. Peter and Paul School. Please bring worn out flags to the school during regular school hours or to First Commercial Bank, 654 Landa Street. The ceremony will be 9 a m. April 25 in the school parking lot. Call 609-2721 for information.
Minority Job Expo
As many as 220 firms will seek workers at the eighth annual National Minority Job Fair from IO a.m. to 4 p m. April IO and ll in Strahan Coliseum on the Southwest Texas State University campus. For information call SWT Career Services at (512) 245-2645.
House building contest
A house building contest is being sponsored by CASA of South Central Texas and the Children’s Museum in New Braunfels. Categories include Kids IO and younger, Open, Adult group. Youth groups (18 and under) and Most original (not built from a kit). There is no entry fee if you donate the finished structure to the Children’s Museum and CASA for a silent auction. Otherwise, the fee is $5 for kids younger than IO, $10 for youth groups and $15 for everybody else. Entries will be judged and prizes will be awarded.
Rules are available at the Children’s Museum, in the New Braunfels Factory Stores. All entries must be at Gruene Hall by 5 p.m. April IO. For more information, contact Dick Martin, 907-2212 (metro).
New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department will sponsor a Project WILD workshop for educators from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 22. Participants qualify for six hours of TEEAC credit and will receive the
Project WILD Activity Guide. The cost is $10.
Habitat for Humanity of Comal County is building its fourth area house. Workers, helpers and gofers are needed. Come to Katy-and Hackberry Saturday mornings until Memorial Day, when the home will be dedicated. Meals are provided at noon.
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Applications are being accepted for this year’s World Changers project, running from June 14 to 21. Need home repairs? Call (210) 372-3750. Priority will be given to the greatest need. To donate money or materials to World Changers, call Eric Walker at the above number.
Family Outreach still has openings in its parenting class for parents with teens. Call 620-1299.
Habitat for Humanity is taking applications for future homes. They must be received by April 30. Applications are available at the Dittlinger Library, or send a self-addressed envelope with two stamps on it to: Application request. Comal County Habitat for Humanity, P O. Box 310487, New Braunfels, TX 78131-0487.
Outdoor guides needed
Honey Creek State Natural Arca “Outdoor Classroom” environmental education program is in need of activity guides. Guides must be able to volunteer from 9 a m. to 2 p.m. two pr more days per week during May. For information call (210) 980-2311 or (210) 438-2656.
Historic garage sale
The Historic Museums Association will sponsor a huge garage sale Aug. 7. Now is the time to collect items that can be donated to the sale. Benefiting from the event will be the Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture, the Sophienburg Museum and Archives and the Conservation Society. For information about’ collection points, call the Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. 629-6504, or 629-6137.
Arboretum needs volunteers
The Arboretum needs volunteers for its Dementia Unit. Residents like dominoes, cards and other table games, and someone to read and visit. Call 625-6941 to help.
The Pregnancy Loss Support Group of San Marcos and the Hill Country meets from 6:30 to 8 p m the first Wednesday of each month at the San Marcos Public Library, 625 E. Hopkins, San Marcos.
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