New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 31, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas
Friday, March 31.1995 ■ Herald-Zeitung ■ 3 cStammtisch
Poets take note
Iambic pentameter, sonnet, haiku, anything but a limerick, they are all suitable for entry into the 13th annual Poetry Contest sponsored by the Circatcr New Braunfels Arts Council.
Entrants may submit a maximum of two poems with a minimum of eight lines each. Poetry may be on any subject and in any form, except limerick. The poems may not have been previously published or performed publicly.
Name, address, telephone number and grade and school (if applicable) should be noted on the back of the final page of each poem submitted. No information other than the poem should appear on the front of each submission.
Categories are: grades 4 and 5, middle school, high school and adult. First place winners in each category will receive a gold medallion, $25 cash and passes to Arts Council member organization events. Second place winners receive silver medallions and third place winners are awarded bronze medallions.
Prizes will be presented at the Arts Council General Membership meeting in April. The Poetry Awards Presentation will be followed by a reception for poets, family and friends. Deadline for entncs is April 7 and poetry should be sent to Contest Chairman Patty Pope, 831 McGar, New Braunfels, TX 78130.
Those currently enrolled or planning to attend a nursing program in the fall of 1995 are encouraged to apply for the Elliot Knox Nursing Scholarship or the Cecelia Springmeyer Nursing Scholarship. For scholarship applications. contact Gwenn Scott at 606-9111, ext. 195. Deadline for fall 1995 is April 30.
The business counselor from UTS A's School of Business is in the Chamber of Commerce office every Tuesday to offer counseling in topics of interest to anyone in business or considering starting a business. Topics cover financing, personnel, business planning, taxes, expansion and many others. The service is free and confidential. Appointments may be made by calling 625-2385.
Texas A&M University’s Century
Singers present “Gospel," Friday, MSrcJTTT if 7:30 p m, at the Oak Run School, 415 Timber Hollow. Free admission Sponsored by the Comal County A&M Mother’s Club and Aggie Club
Downtown Association of New Braunfels will hold its next regular monthly meeting Tuesday, Apnl 4. A luncheon will be served at noon at T-B-M. Economic Development is the subject of the program to be brought by Al Notion, Director of Alamo Area Council of Government. All members and prospective members are invited. Those who wish to attend must make reservations by March 31 with Pam Brandt, at 629-5924, extension 173, or at 629-0004.
The next regular meeting of the Friends of Dittlinger Library will be held on Saturday, April 1 at 10 a rn. at the library, 373 Magazine St. Current and new members are welcome.
New Braunfels Hermann Sons Lodge 21 will meet for its regular meeting April 2 at 3 p.m. at the Lodge hall. Meat furnished and members bring covered dish
The Comal County Junior Livestock Show Association will meet on Monday, April 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the Canyon High School Ag Science building.
The Hummel Museum will hold its regular volunteer meeting Apnl 3 at 5 p m at the museum All volunteers are encouraged to attend For more information, call Ursula Ehrnan at the Hummel Museum at 625-5636.
The New Braunfels Fire Dept. Aux-
Dark Castle Comics
comics, cards, collectables
Mon. - Thura.
12pm - 6pm
Frl. & Sat.
10am - 6pm
Saturday, April I is Texas State Trash-off Day, a statewide effort to rid our highways of trash. New Braunfels Elks Lodge #2279, along with many other volunteers, will be out in force on that day. Give us a break! Drive carefully!
George A. Garcia VFW Memorial Post 11050 will hold its ticket fundraising raffle Saturday, April I at the Texas Army National Guard Armory from I p.m. to 3 p.m. Fajita tacos will be sold before and during the raffle and music entertainment will be provided. lf available, tickets may be purchased on the premises. Come by and help a good cause.
Mostly native plants
Mostly Native Plant Sale, at the Cibolo Wilderness Trail and Nature Center, Saturday, April I from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Texas Parks and Wildlife Demonstration on Backyard Habitat, reptiles, wagon rides, clowns and mimes, face painting, water testing, guided nature walks and more.
Anyone interested in walking and in learning about some of the historical sights of New Braunfels is invited to join members of the New Braunfels Marsch-und Wandergruppe Saturday, Apnl I for an informal Volksmarch.
Members and friends will follow the route of the club’s year-round walk through histoncal parts of New Braunfels and also through scenic Landa Park. This is a non-competitive Volksmarch where walkers set their own pace for the six-mile route. Participants will meet in the lobby of the Faust Hotel at 8 a m. and begin their walk shortly after that. For more information. please contact Don Hildebrand at 620-6522, or Don Flick at 625-0742.
The United Methodist Women of Schertz United Methodist Church hold their annual Spnng Fling Bazaar and Cake Sale Saturday, Apnl I from 8 a m. to I p m. Featured are sales of white elephants, crafts, plants, clothing and baked goods. Food will also be available. Proceeds to go toward mission projects.
Knights of Columbus Council #4183 is sponsonng a Historic Home Tour Apnl I and 2 from I p.m. to 5 p m. Advanced tickets arc $8, and $10 on both days of the event through Lee Bailey 606-0657 or Chma-N-Things Proceeds benefit the Children’s Center and Comal Chapter of Habitat for
iliary will have its monthly business and social meeting Monday, Apnl 3 at 7 p.m. at the old Central Fire Station. This will also be a work party to restore pictures for the Fire Museum.
The Mission Valley Family and Community Education Club will have a meeting on April 4, 1:30 p.m., at the Extension Meeting Room Hostess will be Mrs Leonard Hitzfelder,
The Comal County Volunteers, a
unit of the Texas Constitutional Militia, will hold a public meeting Apnl 4 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Guadalupe Valley Telephone Cooperative, 100 FM 3159. The speaker will Floy Lilley, internationally famous advocate of private property rights and com-mon-sense environmentalism The public is urged to attend
The Newcomers Club of New
Braunfels will meet at 9:30 a m., Tuesday, Apnl 4, at the Senior Center, to hear a representative from Locke's Nursery speak on gardening A 30-minute social period with coffee and doughnuts will precede the IO a m. program. Guests and newcomers to New Braunfels are invited
The Eagle Auxiliary will meet Tuesday, Apnl 4 at 7:30 p m Officers to meet at 7 p m
The German-American Society will meet at 7 p m Tuesday, April 4 at the Bavarian Village Restaurant President
£/ Icbm' OUniO wtl
Five unique homes and two churches arc on the itinerary. Sites included on the tour will span over 1,000 years of history, including SS Peter and Paul and St. Joseph’s Catholic Chapel.
The semi-annual rummage sale sponsored by the United Methodist Women of Bracken United Methodist Church will be held Saturday, April I from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. A wide variety of items will be offered for sale at low prices. All clothing items are priced at 25 cents each. Bracken UMC is located one mile northeast of the intersection of FM 2252 and FM 3009.
The American Marketing Association chapter at Texas Lutheran College will sponsor its annual Crawfish Boil on Saturday, April I.
Crawfish, potatoes, com, iced tea and water will be available for $5 per person from I p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Scguin-Guadalupe County Coliseum, 810 S. Guadalupe St. Soft drinks and beer also available for purchase.
Kite competitions from amateur to expert with fighter kit competitions and pairs ballet will be part of the second annual Bluebonnet Kite Festival. A candy drop from a kite will be held each day. Come and make a kite to fly in the festival for 25 cents. Admission free. Location, is River Ridge Business Park on the frontage road of IH-35 in San Marcos from 9 a m. to 4 p.m. Apnl I and 2. For information, call Bonnie Flemmang at 512-754-7773.
The Mid-Texas Symphony will perform Sunday, Apnl 2 at 4 p.m. at Jackson Auditonum in Seguin. Guest conductor will be Yoichi Udagawa. The concert will feature violinist Heather Zimmerman.
Tickets are $9 for adults, $8 for senior citizens and college students and $3 for other students. They are for sale at the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce and Accents. They will also be available at the door. Call 629-0336 for information.
First Protestant Church is sponsonng a Community Blood Dnve on Sunday. Apnl 2, 1995. The South Texas Blood and Tissue Center will be accepting donors from 8:30 a m. until 12:30 p.m. at the Family Life Center behind the church at 172 W. Coll St. Appointments may be scheduled by calling the church office at 609-PRAY (609-7729).
Helgard Suhr will give a slide presentation on Australia and New Zealand after the meeting Raffle tickets for the April 20th drawing for a trip to Germany will be available for purchase New members always welcome.
The Comal County Genealogy Society will meet Apnl 4 at the Victoria Bank and Trust’s North building at 7 p.m. This will be a workshop meeting to plan tor the Sesquicentennial Parade to be held April 22.
The New Braunfels Retired Teachers Association will meet Aprii 5 in the NBISD Education Center Board Room The business meeting and pro-
Pri., March 31
Sat. Night Apnl I
Jimmy Ie Fun
Sun., March 26
Al Birlie I FriiaJf.........12:10-4:10
Shake Ramil A Jack SaaaJara.............5:00-9:00
Ihur. April 6
Chria A JaJy...................7:10-11:10
The New Braunfels Fire Department Auxiliary will sell tickets to the April 22 Sesquicentennial Barbecue at Fire Station #2, 4120 Loop 337, on Saturday, April I from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets for the barbecue will not be on sale the day of the event, so buy yours now.
Caparelli’s supporting ACS
Dine-in or take-out! Caparelli’s Italian Restaurant is another business showing its support of the local unit of the American Cancer Society. April I,
2 and 3, Caparelli’s will donate $1.00 to the Comal County Unit of ACS for every pizza sold. This will help underwrite ACS’s only local fund-raising event, the annual Starlight Gala. “Starlight in the Tropics” is the theme of this year’s gala, which will be held June 16 at the Civic Center. Thanks, Caparelli’s, for helping our local ACS raise money that will benefit cancer patients in our county. For more information, call 629-3338 or 629-6153.
The American Legion Post 179 will be sponsoring its third annual amateur chili cook-off fund-raiser, Sunday, April 2 on the Post Grounds at 410 W. Coll St. Individuals or companies wishing to enter a team may contact the American Legion at 625-0179 after 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
The public is invited to attend for tasting. There is no charge for entering the grounds. The cook-off will be from noon to 5 p.m.
Girl Scout event
AII Girl Scouts and their mothers arc invited to Spring Fashions on Parade Sunday, Apnl 2 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. The mother-daughter fashion show will be held at Canyon High School in the Commons arca. Clothes arc provided by Simi Fashions, Carter’s, Lise J Fashions, Izod/Palm Beach and Lise J Woman. Please check with your troop leader for details. Call Sherry! Gerke at 620-7275 or Jackie Hungerford at 629-3811 if you have questions.
The Election Division of the Secretary of State’s office will present an Election School via satellite on Monday, Apnl 3, from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. TCI Cablevision will broadcast the school on channel IO. Election judges, clerks and interested citizens arc invited to attend the viewing in Conference Room A/B of the Municipal Building, 424 South Castel! Ave. Attendees will be able to call in questions dunng the live broadcast on a toll free talkback system. Changes
gram will start at 10 a m., preceded by coffee and cookies at 9:30 a m. Pat Rasor, county extension agent for family and consumer sciences, will present a program on fat and popular foods. All retired school personnel are invited to attend.
The April 6 meeting date of the Comal Gardan Club has been changed to Saturday, Apnl 8, at which members are to tour several local gardens. Members are to meet at The Oaks Shopping Center at 9:45 a m. to begin the tour. A . loon luncheon and business meeting are to be held at Tree Tops.
O" 4CJKS Patio 8l Cantina
Now TWien Tho Bimot Wm haw expanded Bt added Foot db Dart*!
Friday March 31- SOUTHERN STAR Saturday April 1 • BOP SAVANT Sunday April 2 - 3:30 -7:30 TIM MITCHEM 8:00 TILL 12:00 KAROKE WI HIGH VOLTAGE Beer Specld» All Dey On Sundey
Now Hour*... Thor, FU, Set Heppy Hour 4-9 p.m. All dey Sundey I—to Tillar., Fri. Si a—day S-Midnight tot S-laa
d1 River Rd. it TUmte RWn OU Verne Ste** it 620-RAFT
Who is this Man, Jesus?
Sunday Church Services 9:45am and 10:45am Nursery is Provided
Church of the Nazarene 1465 IH 35 E.
New Braunfels, Tx 210-625-0803
april 2 The Miracle Man
Taste & SeeI
eft Jn 4:14
resulting from the National Voter Registration Act, which took effect Jan. I will be discussed. For information, call 608-2100.
The Free First Tuesday P.M. at the Children’s Museum in New Braunfels in April features Sesquicentennial guests. Meet Herman Seele, (aka Richard Karse), New Braunfels first teacher. Learn from the stories of a pioneer woman who remembers life in the early days of New Braunfels. Watch an artist at work. Get a ‘lesson’ on fachwerk and enjoy many artifacts brought in just for free Tuesday. Mark April 4 on your calendar now. Get in the Sesquicentennial spirit and ‘Take Yourself Back’ at CMNB.
Art After School
Art After School returns to the Children’s Museum in New Braunfels. Charlotte Lyon artist for Take Yourself Back, the museum’s Sesquicentennial activity book for children teaches in a variety of media. Classes meet every Tuesday in April, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Cost is $ I for members and $ 1.50 for nonmembers. Charlotte is back by popular demand for the class, so don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy a relaxed, fun experience with an excellent artist and teacher.
Bill Brown Elementary School Talent Show will be held April 4. Public invited. The school is right off U.S. 281 N. and Highway 46. For information, call Mrs. dick at 438-3045.
The Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 771 will have its annual barbecue supper and country store April 7 at the Eagles Hall from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets arc $6 for adults and $3 for children under 12. Tickets can be purchased at
the door or from any member.
Send submissions to: Herald-Zeitung Stammtisch 707 Landa St.
New Braunfels, TX 78130 Or fax to 625-1224.
The following is a listing of tax preparing professionals.
POSPISIL TAX SERVICE ON THE PLAZA 625-6997 COMPUTERIZED TAX PREPARATION
and Co., P.C.
755 N. Loop 337 Suite A
"Ifs not how much you make, it's how much you keep.m ^
JOCHEC, JOCHEC &
J OCH EC, P.C.
457 Lands St., Suite H 210-606-6659 (Metro) Individual & Business Tax Retums-Electronlc Filing
You or your business is invited to participate in this tax listing, which will i\jn everyday until 4/14. Call Laura at 625-9144 for more information.
We now offer a larger variety on our delicious all-you-can eat seafood buffet, each Friday 6-10pm
Adults • $7.99 Seniors - $7.49 Children 12 & under - $3.99
155 Hwy 46 S. • New Braunfels • 625-9200
Survey for Preferred SelfStorage & Climate Control
(Jim and Spike Reeves) *
We are trying to determine the degree of interest and need of additional Self-Storage and Climate Controlled Self-Storage units (kept at a consistent 78 degrees) in New Braunfels. There is property that could be developed at 267 Trade Center Drive, adjacent to Jim's Video. This area is located near Walnut and U.S. IH 35 and behind the Courtyard Shopping Center.
I would be interested in renting a Self-Storage unit in the following sizes: 5X10_ 10X10_ 10X15_ 10X20_
I would be interested in renting a Climate-Controlled unit:
5X5- 5X10_ 10X10_ 10X15_ 10X20_
The following items are important to me when considering SelfStorage Please indicalg I through 7 (I being of greatest importance)
Convenience to home _
Security lighting _
Individual unit alarms _
Controlled & monitored access _
24 hour access available _
Climate and humidity controlled units -
(Kept at a consistent 78 degrees all year long)
Other (Please List) _
lf you wish to be contacted (OPTIONAL) Name--Address
Please return to: Preferred Self-Storage Climate Control Jim and Spike Reeves (Ownm) c/o Jim'i Video • 259 Trade Center Drive • New Brannfek, TX 78130 Or Fax#: to(210)829-2508 For information call PM: (210)829-1533