New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 22, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas
tTuesday, March 22,1994 ■ Herald-Zeitung ■ 3StammtischChildren’s Museum
Volunteers are needed at the Children’s Museum of New Braunfels. Tour guides, grant writers, carpentry, administrative and general help. Any age is fine. Call us at 620-0939.Books wanted
The American Association of University Women annual book sale is set for Satruday, April 16 at the Senior Life Center of St. Paul Lutheran Cinch, Santa Clara Avenue, across from HEB. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Proceeds go to a scholarship for a mature woman who wishes to continue a college education. Readers in the community are invited to contibute books, paperback or had cover, fiction or non-fiction. Since textbooks and magazines are hard to sell, they will not be collected. Donors may call Agnes Lehmann at 625-5391 or watch for collection boxes in local supermarkets.Holm lot noodod
Habitat for Humanity is seeking a lot or lots suitable for one or more 1,100-square-foot homes, preferably in the New Braunfels School District. The lot needs to have utilities. Ideally, someone in the local community would donate property on which a home or homes could be built Another possibility is that a property owner will sell the property to HFH at a greatly reduced price. HFH is a non-profit organization, and donations are tax deductible. Contact Terry Burton at 629-4847 or A.D. Nuhn Jr. at 625-7005 for information.Tax help
Free tax counseling will be available for the elderly and low income taxpayers in the New Braunfels and Canyon Lake areas. Our counselors work in cooperation with the IRS and are prepared to help you with your tax obligations and concerns. These services will be made available to you effective Feb. I through April 15. For more information, you may contact Eva Villarreal at 609-0674 or speak with our counselors in Canyon Lake at the Action Center in Sattler on
Wednesdays from I to 4 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon, or in New Braunfels at the Senior Citizens Center on Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to noon, Wednesdays horn I p.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 arn to I p.m.; also at the Dittlinger Memorial Library Mondays from IO a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesdays from noon to 3 p.m., Wednesdays from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday horn IO a.m. to 2 p.m.Swim lessons
The New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department is accepting enrollment for summer swim lessons. Classes fill up very fast, so early registration is recommended. There will be five sessions to choose from, beginning June 6. The other sessions start June 20, July 5, July 18 and August I. For information, call 608-2160.Flag collection
The Guadalupe Valley American Legion Auxiliary #35 is collecting unservicable American flags. If your flag is faded, tom or shredded, please call 625-4848 or 629-1252. They will pick them up.
More than 400 of the most intelligent people in the New Braunfels area qualify for membership in Mensa. Are you one of them. Call Janet Keyser at 629-7483 for information on the testing session Tuesday, April 12 at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $25 and reservations are needed.Pesticide training
A Licensed Private Applicator training and testing session will be held Thursday, March 24 at 5:30 p.m. in the Guadalupe County Farm Bureau meeting room, 205 East Center in Seguin. Test starts at 8:30 p.m. Call the Guadalupe County Extension office by March 23 to reserve a place. Bring a calculator and pencils. Handbook study guides may be purchased for $10 at the Guadalupe County Extension office.Tres pruning workshop
The Comal County Horticulture Committee and the Texas Agriculture Extension Service will sponsor a tree pruning workshop Wednesday, March 23 at 2 p.m. at the Comal County Extension Office, behind the Sheriffs office off of South Loop 337. The workshop is designed for the homeowner and profession tree trimmer alike. It is free and open to the public.Arbor Day
The Arbor Day Presidents Row tree planing will be held at Landa Park March 25 at IO a.m. at Pavillion 7-A on Monument Drive. The addition of a Monterrey Oak will honor Mrs. Marcia Moore, outgoing president of the New Braunfels Council of Garden Clubs. Featuring knowledgeable speakers, color guard, special invocation and proclamation, there will also be readings by a group of Seele Elementary fourth graders on Trees of the Fragrant Forest. The ceremony was planned by Lila Schoenfeld and hosted by Four Seasons Garden Club.Rummage and baka sala
The George A. Garcia V.F.W. Post 11050 Ladies Auxiliary will hold a rummage and bake sale Saturday, March 26 at the HEB lot from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.Supar rummage sale
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Youth Ministry will sponsor a super rummage sale Saturday, March 26 at the parish hall, spaces are available for rent. Call 625-3534 or 629-3379.Garage and bake sale
The New Braunfels Lioness Club will have its annual garage and bake sale at 8 a m. Saturday, March 26 at the former World of Fabrics, 650 S. Walnut. Donations will be accepted Wednesday through Friday, March 23 through March 25. Proceeds from the sale go toward sight conservation and the Texas Lions Camp of Special Children.
New Braunfels Al-Anon Family Group meets at 1142 Eke! St. on Mondays (non-smoking meeting), Tuesdays and Fridays at 8 p.m. Cal! 625-0057 or 620-4354 for information.
Sertoma dub of New Braunfels
board meeting at Krause's Cafe on Wednesday, March 23 at 7 a.m. Al! members welcome.
Texas Tech Ex-Student Meeting will be held Wednesday, March 23 at 7:30 p.m. at the Garza Street Classroom, across from McKenna Hospital. Final plans for the upcoming Raider Roundup, set for May 20, will be made. Cal Peggy Morris, 625-9638.
The New Braunfels/Canyon lake Area Asaodation of Realtors monthly membership luncheon will be 11:30 a.m. March 28 at Dragon Place, N. Loop 337. Price is $5.50, correct change only, Call 625-6954 with RSVP before March 24.
Toastmasters meets every Tuesday at the Summit Center at 7 p.m. Cal 620-7358. lf you have difficulties speaking in front of a group, this the place for you.
Overeaten Anonymoua meets every Monday at McKenna Hospital's Conference Room at 7 p.m. Cal 606-
0254 or 629-1645.
The Disabled American Veterans
Chapter 163 meets the first Wednesday of every month, except July and August at the VFW Hall at 7:30 p.m.
VFW Post 7110 and auxiliary meets the second Wednesday of every month at 7:30 p.m. at the VFW Hall.
lf you are living with a diagnosis of HIV Infection or AIDS, a special support group is available. A safe, confidential. and informal setting is designed especially for you. lf you are a family member, caregiver or friend of a person infected with the HIV virus, support is also available. Hospice New Braunfels and the Comal County Health Department are sponsoring this free service. Call Hospice at 625-7500.
The Comal County Mental Health-Mental Retardation Board of Directors meets regularly each second
Thursday of each month. The meeting is held at Comma Development Training Center, 511 North Street at 4:30 p.m. Public invited.
The New Braunfels Jaycees meet
the third Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m.. at Mr. Gatti’s.
The Museum Chapter of the MI. Hummel Club meets at the Hummel
Museum in New Braunfels the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. Call Pat Bryant at 907-2118 for information.
Learning Disability support group
forming, lf interested, call Shay at 620-4316 or Leigh at 629-2232. Call after 5:30 p.m.
Womens Aglow at Canyon Lake held at Startz Cafe second Thursday cf the month from 10 a.m. to noon. Inspirational speakers, prayer for al, retreats. Everyone welcome. Lunch at moderate price is available. Reservations and information, call 899-7112.
New Braun feta Great Books Discussion Group meets bi-weekly Thursday afternoons at Dittlinger Library. We are beginning a new season, new participants are welcome. Call 625-4187.
Take Off Rounds Sensibly meets at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at the hospital classroom across the street from McKenna Hospital. Call 625-8860 for information.
Nsw Braunfels Business and Proteas tonal Women meet the second Wednesday of each month at the Holiday Inn. Networking begins at 6:30 p.m. Dinner is served at 7:00 p.m. with the program following at 7:30 p.m. For information, cal Christi Davis at 625-5678 or Terry Burto at 625-2659.
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The Mid-Texas Symphony will present a pre-Easter concert Sunday, March 27 at 4 p.m. in Jackson Auditorium on the Texas Lutheran College Campus in Seguin. The conceit will feature the Mid-Texas Symphony performing the Easter portion of Handel’s Messiah and the winners of the Young Artist Competition in piano. Tickets are $9 for adults, $8 for college students and senior citizens and $3 for other students. They are available at the door. Call 629-0336 for information.Discovery Camp
Park rangers will lead a Spring Discovery Camp for kids ages six through IO March 29 and 30 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Landa Park. Pre-registration is required and being taken at the parks office from March I to March 25. Fee is $15 each day or $25 for both days. Call 608-2160 for information.Book and baka sal#
Come to the book and bake sale in Canyon Lake Saturday, March 26 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in front of the Tye Preston Library in Sattler. Sponsored by Friends of the Library, all proceeds go to benefit the library.Eastar egg hunt
The New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department will sponsor the annual Landa Park Easter Egg Hunt. The hunt will be held Saturday, April 2 at 11 a.m. Candy eggs will be hidden around the Landa Lake Gazebo area. Children of all ages are invited to attend the hunt. Special prize eggs will be hidden for each age division. The Easter Bunny will make a special apearance for greetings and pictures. For information, call 608-2167.H«lp rn child
Cornic County Child Advocacy, Inc. is in need of volunteers. Volunteers are specially trained court appointed advocates assigned by district judges to be a voice in court for abused and neglected children.Call Jackie Vann at 620-5536.
expected to draw 450 to New Braunfels
By JENNIFER ROMPEL
More than 425 people are expected to attend the Texas Legislative Conference this week at foe New Braunfels Civic Center.
The conference is sponsored by the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce, Bank of America Texas, Guadalupe Valley Telephone Coop Inc. and Southwestern Bell Telephone.
The number of people registered to attend the event is ahead of last year’s total attendance, according to Tom Purdum, executive director of the Chamber.
“We are ahead of last year’s total. We had approximately 400 last year. We are over that and we still have a few more days for people to register,” he said.
Those interested in attending the event can register as late as Thursday.
“We are getting a good representation from around the state. Some of our associate sponsors and co-sponsors are bringing their top people. Our audience should be filled with prominent leaders tram around toe state,” said Purdum. “We are pleased we are getting a lot of attention around the state.”
This year’s theme for the conference is ’Texas in the Global Economy.”
The conference and the Texan of the Year reception will be held in the New Braunfels Civic Center on Thursday and Friday, March 24 and
Receiving the Texan of the Year award will be Herb Kelleher, chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer of Southwest Airlines. Kelleher will kick-off the conference on the morning of the March 25 and will address the question “Can we compete in spite of federal regulatory pressure?”
Lieutenant Governor Bob Bullock will be the principle speaker at the noon luncheon. Advisory Committee Chairman Max Sherman will preside at the reception and the conference. Sherman is dean of the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas in Austin.
Other speakers include State Senator Carlos Truan, International Relations, Trade and Technology; State Representative Curtis Seidlits Jr., chairman of the State Affairs Committee; James R. Adams, group president of the Southwestern Bell Corporation; Don Newquist, chairman of the U.S. International Tirade Commission; Tom Stellman, director of International Business Development, Texas Department of Commerce; and Sydaat Syal, vice president of International marketing tor Greater Houston Partnership.
Question and answer sessions will feature Dane Harris Sr., president of the Texas Association of Business; Bob Krueger, former ambassador at large to Mexico and former U.S. senator; and Edmund Kuempel, state representative.
For further information contact the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce at (210) 625-2385.Arbor Day ceremony set for Landa Park
By JENNIFER ROMPEL
The New Braunfels Council of Garden Clubs is planning an Arbor Day Celebration for March 25 at Landa Park.
The event will be held at IO a m. at the Landa Park Pavilion on Monument Drive.
It will feature the planting of a Monterey Oak on Presidents Row to honor Marcia Moore, outgoing president of the New Braunfels Council of Garden Clubs.
The public is invited to attend and all area garden clubs are especially invited, according to Lyla Schoenfeld, chairman of the celebration.
Schoenfeld said speeches will be given by Comal County Agricultural Extension Agent Joe Taylor and New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Director David Whatley.
The speech by Taylor will concentrate on trees that are native to the
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Also at the event will be the fourth grade class from Seele Elementary School. The class will perform a skit, according to Schoenfeld.
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A proclamation was presented to the New Braunfels Council of Garden Clubs Monday night.
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