New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 30, 2000, New Braunfels, Texas
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Extended forecast: Wednesday, some early morning clouds, otherwise mostly sunny. Hot and humid. Lows in the 70s. Highs in the 90s. Thursday and Friday, partly to mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs near 90.
In the city
• Both northbound and southbound lanes of Loop 337 from 1/5 of a mile from Business 35 to Summerwood Drive will be reduced to 10-foot lanes until March 2001.
• The boat ramp on the Guadalupe River under Interstate 35 is closed and will not re-open until spring 2003. The closure is necessary for the removal and replacement of the I-35 bridges over the Guadalupe River.
• Northbound and southbound lanes of Interstate 35 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. from half mile north of the Guadalupe River to one mile south of the Farm-to-Market Road 725 overpass will be closed today, Wednesday and Thursday as crews saw cut edge of 725 overpass and restripe near the 725 overpass. Crews will close the right lane in each direction, then the left lane. Lane closures also will take place at night to enable the contractor to set concrete and traffic barriers.Heads Up►Census testing
A United States Census 2000 temporary census job tests will take place at 10 a.m. today at the New Braunfels Public Library and at 2 p.m. at the Texas National Guard. Among the openings are census takers and crew leaders with competitive hourly wages and mileage reimbursement (for field jobs). To apply, call (888) 325-7733 or call Sara at 606-6653.►Summer camp
New Braunfels Christian Academy’s Summer Fun and Summer Camp programs are available Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 1 through Aug. 18. Summer Fun is for ages three to six, available on a contract or drop-in basis. Children enjoy arts and crafts, Bible stories, recreation, music, cooking, water play and snacks. Summer Camp is for children ages seven to 10. These campers take field trips, swim, gain computer skills, Bible truths and participate in sports activities. Both three and five days per week rates are available. For information, call 629-6222.► Survivors’ day
Comal County Unit of the Cancer Society will have an event in honor of the 13th annual National Cancer Survivors Day from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday at the Comal County Senior Citizens Center, 655 Landa St. The local unit of the American Cancer Society would like to encourage everyone to attend and show their support for cancer survivors, their families, friends and healthcare providers.►Cancer benefit
A benefit for Andrea Gaylene James will take place from 2 to midnight Sunday at Saengerhalle, 255 Saengerhalle Road, off Texas 46 East. This benefit will help raise money to pay for Andrea’s extended and prolonged medical treatments that she will undergo through many years of her life due to cancer. Entertainers will include Kevin Deal, Brett Graham, Kevin Geil of 2 Ton’s of Steel, Arron Allan,
| Michael O’Connor, Jeff Plankenhom, The Meisters, as well as other performers. A $10 donation will be charged for a full day of fun and entertainment. Barbecue plates will be offered at $5 a plate in the picnic area from 3 to 8 p.m.
IA silent auction and a brisket raffle j also will take place. For informa-i tion, call Jeanie before 1:30 p.m. at 629-1578 or 708-2034 or Lynn after 6:30 p.m. at (210) 520-8969.
Happy Birthday to Chris Ortiz and Ariana Lynn and Briana Raelynn Reyes (1 year).Out of the Backpack
WHAT’S FOR LUNCH?
Head Start Program
Breakfast: bagel with cream cheese and fruit, apple juice, milk; Lunch: lasagna or ravioli with meat sauce, carrots, orange quarters, milk
Nancy Ney Charter School
Lunch: spaghetti with meat sauce, salad, french bread, peaches, milk
New Braunfels ISD
Lamar Primary, Memorial Primary, Seele Elementary, Carl Schurz and Memorial Intermediate
Breakfast: glazed doughnut or cereal, juice, milk; Lunch: manager’s choice
Lone Star, Memorial Elementary, Oak Run, middle school and high school
Breakfast: glazed doughnut or cereal or breakfast taco, juice, milk; Lunch: manager’s choiceGovernment
New Braunfels Independent School District — board of trustees meeting, 6:30 p.m. today in the board room of the New Braunfels Education Center, 430 W. Mill St.Clubs
Comal County Democrats — 7
p.m. today at the Norwest Bank on Walnut Street. Texas Representative Henry Cuellar will speak on CHIP’S -Children’s Health Insurance Program.
Canyon Lake Animal Shelter Society — 7 p.m. today at the Guadalupe Valley Telephone meeting room on Farm-to-Market Road 3159. We are hoping to start on our building this summer so that our animals will have a better place to stay until someone adopts them. For information, call (830) 905-PETS.
New Braunfels Lodge No. 1109, A.F. and A.M. — called open meeting for the purpose of celebrating Past Masters Night and awarding the Golden Trowel Award at 7:30 p.m. today at the Lodge, 1157 W. San Antonio St. It is a means of recognition and congratulations from the Masonic Community by relatives,
friends, and Masons. The family, friends and Masons of every degree are invited and urged to attend.
Republican Men’s Club of Comal County — 7:30 p.m. today at the Guadalupe Valley Telephone Cooperative on Farm-to-Market Road 3159. Comal County’s resident engineer with the Texas Department of Transportation, Greg Malatek, will speak.
Bingo in New Braunfels — 7:15 p.m. Tuesdays at the Holy Family Church, 245 S. Hidalgo.
New Braunfels Children’s Chorus
— rehearsals from 4:15 to 5:45 p.m. every Tuesday in the choir room of First Protestant Church. Children ages 8 to 14 are encouraged to attend. New students wishing to join can be registered by their parents following the rehearsal. For information, call 608-9427.
Hill Country Chorus — 7 p.m. every Tuesday at First Baptist Church, 733 Cross St.
BULVERDE SENIOR CENTER
Aerobics (easy pace) every Tuesday.
All activities take place at 1747 E. Ammann Road in Bulverde. For information, call (830) 438-3111.
COMAL COUNTY SENIOR CITIZEN CENTER
8 a.m. to 6 p.m. — fitness center 8:15 to 9:15 a.m. — aqua aerobics with Nadya Lehmann 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. — aqua aeorbics 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. — thrift shop open
9:30 a.m. — ceramics class 11:30 a.m. congregate meals noon — beginning bridge 12:30 p.m. — Skat/cards 1 p.m. — bidding bridge 4:30 p.m. — doggers
CANYON LAKE ACTION CENTER
Noon to 4 p.m. — mixed bridge 6 p.m. — line dancingSign Up
New Braunfels Christian Academy
will be offering tutoring this summer for $20 an hour by experienced NBCA teachers. Students in Kindergarten through second grade can receive, instruction in phonics, reading, and math. Subjects for third through sixth graders indude math and reading. Tutoring in algebra, geometry, and Pre-Calculus is also available. For information, call 629-6222.
A Bible Study (cell group) affiliated with Cornerstone Church of San Antonio is now meeting in New Braunfels at 7 p.m. Tuesdays. For
information, call 620-0090.
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 New Braunfels Toastmasters Club can dramatically improve public speaking and leadership skills in a supportive atmosphere. For information, call 620-7358.
The Community Council of South Central Texas Inc. Head Start Program is compiling a Support Group Directory, which includes drop-in centers, crisis intervention programs, parenting classes, support groups and recreational and social activities. The directory will be available to Head Start parents as a resource. Interested organizations can call Mary Soto at (830) 379-8110.
Applications are being accepted
at New Braunfels Housing Authority for Elderly/Disabled from 9 arn to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday at Laurel Plaza Apartments, 300 Laurel Lane. For information, call 625-6908.
The Knights of Columbus Council 4183 invites all Catholic men to join the council. For information, call (830) 832-2302.
The Hummel Museum and Art Gallery offers after-school art classes for children ages 6 to 12. Cristy Waymer teaches the classes. The art projects are hands-on experiences based and outlined on art history. Children will study cave paintings to contemporary paintings and learn different lessons from all time periods. Classes take place at the Hummel Museum, 199 Main Plaza. To register or for information, call 625-5636.
Partner’s Bridge takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Comal County Senior Citizen Center. Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. To sign up, caH Minnie at 620-6812.Have A Heart
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.
Family Outreach of Comal County
seeks interested adults older than age 21 for volunteer opportunities. The not-for-profit social service center needs help with publicity, newsletters, fundraising, grant writing, counseling, support groups and more, lf you have a special skill you would like to share for a few hours a month, call 620-1299.
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.
Connections’ 24-hour crisis line
continues to be the final helping link in New Braunfels for those needing information, referral or just someone who will listen to them. The new number for the crisis line is 629-6571 or (800) 532-8192.Support Groups
A free, bilingual cardiac support group meets every fourth Tuesday of the month from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Baptist Medical Center, 111 Dallas St., in Conference Room No. 2. For information and to RS VP, call (210) 225-2647.
Comal County Women Center’s
HEART recovery program meets at noon on Tuesdays. For information, 620-7520.
Comal County Women’s Center
offers a support group for women who are victims or survivors of family violence. Women who are or have been in abusive relationships are welcome to participate. Call 620-7520 for information. Ail counseling at CCWC is free and confidential.Contact Us
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