New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 21, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas
Page 6 Herald-Zeitung New Braunfels, Texas Thursday, November 21,1991Club notes
Daughters of Republic
The Ferdinand Lindhcimer Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas celebrated the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas organization with a special luncheon Wednesday, Nov. 6 at New Braunfels Presbyterian Church. Greeting the guests were Jeanette Fclgcr, president, and Marie Offerman, first vice president and program chairperson.
Dclitha Gucnzcl and Mil Duhon were in charge of the guest book and name tags.
After guests were welcomed, Chaplain Esther Gcrhardt gave the invocation. The New Braunfels High School Girls Choir provided a medley of songs, concluding with Texas, Our Texas."
Henry Guerra, a 50-year veteran of radio and television broadcasting, spoke on “Preserving Our Texas History.” On behalf of the chapter, Marie Offerman presented Guerra with four large baskets filled with handmade gifts and goodies provided by members.
The head table and serving tables were skirted and covered with white taffeta cloths and centered with a large arrangement of red roses and white stocks. Individual tables were covered with red cloths and two pioneer dolls wearing red and blue dresses, white aprons and white bonnets graced each end of the tables. A carved wooden map of Texas held the American and Texas flags at the head table.
Many special guests attended the celebration representing other chapters, including: Cornelius Smith Chapter of Luling. Abishai Mercer Dickson Chapter of Seguin, Cradle of Texas Chapter of Galveston, W.B. Travis of Austin, Texian Chapter of Austin, Alamo Chapter of San Antonio and Baron de Bastrop Chapter of Bastrop.
The next chapter meeting will be Jan. 11 at the Hinman House. Jerome Nowotny will be the guest speaker.
The Kiwanis Club welcomed Joe Sabcrg of Santa Rosa, Calif., at its Nov. 14 meeting.
Ray Ebert updated the group on the Santa Project Santa will be at K-Man the last three Saturdays before Christmas from I to 5 p m.
Helen Whcman’s brother, Gene Tschcopc, gave the program. His trip to Africa was the topic. He spent two weeks touring Africa, seeing
Jeanette Felger and Marie Offerman converse with Henry Guerra, a 50-year veteran of radio and television broadcasting, who spoke during a recent luncheon commemorating the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas.
thousands of animals, and made a video of the trip. He informed the group that zebras run in herds of IOO or more and arc the main diet of lions. Other animals he saw were rhinos, giraffes, monkeys, elephants, tigers, lions, hippos and cheetahs.
For more information about the Kiwanis Club, call 629-2265 or at 625-6945.
The Retired Eagles Activities Club met Nov. 17 at Eagles Hall, with 64 members present. Seven members were sick, four had birthdays and one an anniversary.
They played dominoes and cards and had a guessing game of candy raisins, which Bodo Dietert Jr. won.The Christmas dinner was changed from Dec. 13 to Dec. IO, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. The price is S5.50 a plate for the turkey dinner — paid in advance — and members can take a guest. RS VP by Dec. 5.
For reservations or information, call James Schlater at 625-3868 or mail the amount for the meal to him. —James Schlather '
Anne Mauzy, executive committee member and treasurer of Texas Democratic Women, installed a slate of new officers for the Texas Democratic Women of Comal County Nov. 12 at Molly Jo’s Restaurant.
They arc: Esther Boarnet,
president; Kookie Barboza, vice president; Diana Guerrero, treasurer, and Susan Curtis, secretary.
Mary Hitch, the president retiring
after two years of dedicated service, was honored with a James Avery pendant.
Next month’s Christmas program will discuss the new Texas programs advanced by Gov. Ann Richards. Three members, Thea Chesshcr, Barbara Sicken and Rosalinda DcLaCcrda, who were guest at a recent leadership conference in Austin, will lead the program.
Texas Democratic Women will sponsor a candidates’ school Dec. 6-7 in Dallas for anyone interested in running for political office. Candidates can contact any local officer for information.
The American Cancer Society, Comal Unit, met Nov. 14 for its annual meeting. A catered meal was served in the Senior Citizen’s Center.
Mary Faria, president, and Dr. Mike Barr, vice president, presided. Officers, chairpersons and subcommittee chairpersons for 1991 were recognized. Barr gave the annual report for the unit.Ann Rogers and Joe Salazar were recognized as Outstanding Volunteers. Rogers has been very active with the Cancer Survivors Program, and Salazar has been part of the Great American Smokcout program by donning the costume of Mr. SOS and also part of the Cancer Society’s Duck Race by dressing as Mr. "D” (Duck).
Officers for 1991-92 were announced. They arc Mary Faria, president; Dr. Mike Barr, vice president; Donna Dodgcns, secretary; and Teresa Walden, treasurer.
Barr expressed the group’s
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appreciation to Faria for the two years of guidance she has given to the Comal Unit of the American Cancer Society. Approximately 35 people attended.
— Roxalin Krueger
The Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 7110 met Nov. 13. Cancer aid and research is the November project, which is a state and national program.
Hulda Schuetz, chairwoman, will have a raffle in December for a fund raiser. Secretary Maxine Reining cr read a letter from Louise Reid, department president, and General Orders No. 3.
President Marie Heaton called for committee reports. Elaine Wenzel, rehabilitation chairman, and Dorothy Mueller, community activities chairman, will coordinate a homebound project. Trustee Ardith Mueller reported on the house committee meeting. The auxiliary received a certification from the National Home and a plaque from the Girl Scouts.
Monetary gifts were given to Homespun, cancer aid and research, Teen Connection, and the Community Service Center. A Texas flag will be presented to River Gardens and an eagle for a flag stand to the Girl Scouts.
Members should take Christmas cards for POW Gerald Roberts to the December meeting. Dates to remember; Nov. 30 — decorate Post at IO a.m.; Dec. 8 — Christmas party, reservations required; Jan. 18-19 — Deputy President Louise Reid’s official visit to Dist. 5.
A safety program will be held at the December meeting at 6:30 p.m.
— Carolyn Matykiewicz
The Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary met for a social meeting Nov. 19. The state president was making her official visit, and she was presented the Burgermcister Award by Mayor Clinton Brandt.
Brandt and his wife and several others were honored with a turkey supper prepared by Irma Fischer and her kitchen crew. Members having birthdays in September through
November were also honored.
Others present were Mary Juncl, state outside guard from Boerne; Adelene Row, state trustee from New Braunfels; Ann Rcinhard, past state president from San Antonio; and Bernice Elcnsbcrger, past state president from New Braunfels.The tables were decorated by Barbara Alves, Shirley Jarisch and Carolyn Matykiewicz.
The meeting was called to order by Betty Solomon, president. Two officers were absent. The Sick and Visiting Committee chairwoman reported on the sick members and wished them all well. The Nursing Home chairwoman reported they would visit homes Nov. 20. The Sunshine chairwoman reported on one member’s mother passing away.
Helen Waxier gave a talk and encouraged everyone to recruit new members. The membership chairwoman reported on the membership statewide. Mary Junel reported on the state project — cardiovascular research at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio.
A Love March was held with $80 collected. Attending the meeting were 63 people from New Braunfels, IO from San Antonio, seven from Blanco, three from Canyon Lake and three from Boerne.
The auxiliary presented Waxier with a basket of fruit and a scratch pad with $25 with $1 bills as the pages of the pad. Solomon reported that a Family Night will be held Friday, Nov. 29 with a covercd-dish supper at 6:30 p.m. The joint Christmas party will be at 2 p.m. Dec. 15 and the Auxiliary Christmas party Dec. 17.
— Hannah Ronald
Thursday, Nov. 21
SAFE (Securing a Future Environment) will meet at 7 p.m. for its monthly meeting at the Victoria Bank and Trust North Building, 1000 N. Walnut Ave.
Parenting program, Parent’s Positive Practical Approach to Childrensy begins at 7 p.m. at Teen Connection, 1414 W. San Antonio St.
New Braunfels Elks Lodge No. 2279 meets at the lodge at 353 S. Seguin Ave. at 8 p.m. PER Association meets at 7 p.m. Elks Ladies Klub meets at 8 p.m.
Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie No. 2999 conducts Bingo at 7 p.m. at the Eagles Hall, 257 E. South St.
Friday, Nov. 22
Ribeye Steak and Dance, sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Eagles, will be open to the public at Eagles Hall in New Braunfels. Admission is $8. Chicken breast, potato, salad bar and fresh bread also will be served from 6-8:30 p.m. The Swingin’ Country Band will perform from 8 p.m. to midnight.
Canyon Lake Extension Homemakers Club will sponsor a bake sale beginning at 9 a.m. in front of Country Boys Food Store in Saltier.
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