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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 23, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas Page 2B — Herald-Zeitung — Wednesday, November 23, 2005 GOODFORYOU Photo submitted Alan Soefje. Soefje selected as Spirit of‘76 Patriot of the Year New Braunfels High School graduate Alan Soefje has been selected as the Spirit of ‘76 Patriot of the Year by tin Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge. Soefje is a member of the group’s San Antonio chapter. rile foundation honors one recipient ('very year for outstanding service to the community and exemplary citizenship. Soefje currently lives in San Antonio where he is active in The Boy Scouts of America, the Lions Club, MO WW, the Knights of Columbus and his local church. After graduating from NBHS in 1950. Soefje attended Texas A&M University and received his law degree from St. Mary’s University. He then spent 31 years in the Air Force. Soefje made a second career in education, teaching in classrooms from the elementary level to college. The Freedoms Foundation is a not-for-profit organization with L000 inembers in .ti local chapter across the country. The group sponsors educational programs on U.S. history, constitutional right and citizens’ responsibilities, core values and the private enterprise system. — Leigh Jones Birthdays/Anniversaries HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO: ■ Leti Martinez ■ Robert Leal ■ Veronica A. l/)pez, Nov. 22 How to get your news into the Herald-Zeitung Residents are encouraged to share their accomplishments, special moments and community events. You can submit by: ■ Mail —707 Landa St 78130. ■ Email — [email protected] ■ Information — Call 625-9144, ext. 222 STAMMTISCH rn PLANNER CLASSIFIEDSTODAY Car shopping? Get great deals on new and used vehicles in the Classifieds. TODAY'S EVENTS CLUBS New Braunfels Rotary Club Time: Noon Location: Seekatz Opera House, 265 San Antonio St. Information: 629-9139 COMMUNITY Narcotics Anonymous Time: 6:45 p.m. Wednesday; 8:30 a.m. Monday and Friday Location: 24-hour Club, 1142 Eikel St. Information: 210-710-7359 Phoenix — Life Rising From Ashes Time: 5:15 to 6:30 p.m. Location: MHMR Center, 180 W. Mill St. (side entrance) You should know: Peer support group for bipolar depression and schizophrenia. Free service. Information: Jean Kinsfather, 830-214 5032 All Issue-Related Groups Time: 7:45 p.m. Location: Oakwood Baptist Church, 2154 Loop 337 N. You should know: An open step study meets immediately following 6:30 p.m. service. Information: 625-0267 "Sorry! Wrong Chimney" Date: Today through Dec. 22 Location: Harlequin Dinner Theatre, Fort Sam Houston You should know: Wednesday through Saturday evenings. A Yuletide farce by Jack Sharkey and Leo Sears; 6:15 p.m. salad bar and cocktails; 6:30 to 7:30 buffet; 8 p.m. buffet. Information: 210-222-9694 WORKSHOPS Rebuilding Class Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Location: Church of Christ, 1665 Business 35 S. You should know: Child care provided.Ten-week course, step-by-step process that makes divorce recovery easier. Cost: $10 for materials Information: 625-3520 Morning Art Class Time: 9 a.m. to noon Location: River City Advocacy Center, 1117 N. Walnut St., behind ASE Electronics You should know: Support group sponsored by the River City Mental Health Consumers; a very relaxing time working on various art projects. Cost: Free Information: Don Guenther, Photo submitted HILL COUNTRY BRASS A magical sleigh ride is in store for young and old as Hill Country Brass brings to life beloved carols and favorite Christmas tunes full of beauty, grandeur and spirit in the Brauntex Theatre, located at 290 West San Antonio in beautiful downtown New Braunfels ((^performances at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3 and at 3 p.m. Dec. 4 Adult tickets for either show is $20 for general admission and $25 for reserved seating. Children are $10 for general admission and $13 for reserved. For tickets or information, call the Brauntex Theatre at 627-0808 or check the Web site at 830-560-3787 Top Hat Dance Class Information: Marie Moore, 609-6121 REMINDERS DON'T FORGET Comal Aggie Moms' German Cookie Bake 2005 Date: Order now through Dec. 4 for Dec. 11 pick up Location: Pick up at Canyon High School cafeteria 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. You should know: Annual scholarship fund-raiser joint effort with CISD Community Education Department. Five traditional homemade German cookie varieties. Cost: $4 a dozen Information: Karen Haas, 629-6304; Willie Haas, 625-2832; Tara Kohlenburg, 629-3884; Marlena Schlater by e-mail at [email protected] 13th Annual Stuffed Animal Collection Location: 493 S. Seguin St. You should know: Coldwell Banker D'Ann Harper Realtors is collecting bears and other gently loved or new stuffed animals to give to area children this Christmas and for charities to have available throughout the year. Information: 210-483-7029 Thanksgiving Dinner Date: Thursday Time: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Westside Community Center You should know: Everyone welcomed, transportation will be available. Information: 629-2011 ext. 4 Living History Re-Enactment Date: Friday and Saturday Location: Admiral Nimitz Museum of the Pacific War, Fredericksburg ,You should know: Demonstrations of American and Japanese weapons and a combined arms assault on a recreated Japanese pill box. Times are 10 a.m. and 12:30, 2:30 and 4 p.m. 4th Annual Advent Vespers Date: Sunday Time: 3 p.m. Location: First Baptist Church You should know: Sponsored by the New Braunfels Music Study Club (Texas and National Federation of Music Clubs). Information: JoAnn Lemmon, 606-1224. Herald-Zeitung To have your event publicized, contact Melissa McCaghren at 625-9144, ext. 222, or by e-mail at [email protected] Dance Date: Sunday Time: 3 to 7 p.m. Location: Eagles Hall, 257 E. South St. You should know: Sponsored by GoodTime Polka and Waltz Club, music by the Fritz Hodde Orchestra From Taylor. Guests welcome. The Bafta,is of New Braunfels Date: Monday Time: 6:30 p.m. Location: NB Public Library You should know: Presentation aboutTheTwin Manifestations, the Prophet-Founders of the Baha,i faith. Free to the public. Information: 708-9802 Seguin Holiday Stroll Date: Dec. 1-3 Location: Downtown Seguin You should know: Annual lighted holiday parade, visit by Santa, food booths, horse-drawn carriage rides, holiday entertainment. Call for complete schedule of activities and times. Information: 830-401-2480 Newcomers Date: Dec. 2 Time: 3 p.m. Location: Senior Center You should know:Travel to Main Street Bethlehem in Burnet. Dinner at Bluebonnet Cafe in Marble Falls. Rose and Dan Reardon chairpersons. Information: 629-0722 Fischer Weihnachtsmarkt Date: Dec. 2-4 Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Fischer You should know: Weihnachtsmarkt Christmas Market. FM 306 to 484 to Fischer. Ladies Auxiliary, VFW Post 7110 cookie walk, cafe and bake sale Date: Dec. 3 Time: 9 a m. to noon Location: 600 S. Peace Ave. You should know: Cookie walk, cafe and bake sale. Proceeds benefit Diabetes Association. NBRW Christmas Tour of Homes Date: Dec. 3 Time: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. You should know:The New Braunfels Republican Women (PAC) sponsoring a tour of 6 homes. Cost: Advance tickets $12, day of tour $15. Information: Pat Westberry, 627- 3868 WEATHER Updated forecasts: Type "city, state" or zip code into space provided and click “go" button. CLICK 6 TODAY Sunny Hi: 80 Low: 51 TEXAS FORECAST Forecast for Wednesday, Nov. 23 City/Region High | Low temps Amarillo 71° I 37° o Wichita Falls 76° | 43° Midland 76 I 38° • El Paso 69 I 37° Austin 79°J^39 • Dallas 80"I 49° San Antonio 82° I 44" ■ V- jm A • Houston 77' | 47” Brownsville 84° | 55* O 2005 Wunderground.corr SUN and MOON Sunrise today 7:00 a m. Sunset today 5:35 p.m. MOON PHASES New 12/01 I Thursday Mostly sunny Hi: 80 Low: 52 Friday Partly cloudy Rain: 30% Hi: 69 Low: 57 Saturday Mostly cloudy Rain: 60% Hi: 66 Low: 58 Sunday Mosly doudy Rain: 30% Hi: 70 Low: 50 BY THE NUMBERS 1st qtr. 12/08 Full 12/15 M I ast qtr M 12/23 POLLEN COUNTS Mold    Low Pigweed    Absent Mt. Cedar    Trace Ragweed    Absent COASTAL FORECAST Port Aransas: Mostly sunny with light south winds increas ing to 10 to 15 mph in afternoon. High in lower 80s inland, upper 70s on the coast. It will be mostly clear in evening becoming partly cloudy. South winds at about 10 mph. Low in mid-50s inland, at about 60 on the coast. IN COMAL COUNTY Highs/lows    11/21 Canyon Dam    71/41 New Braunfels Airport 73/35 Rainfall    11/21 Month Canyon Dam    0    0.06 New Braunfels    0    Trace Water Flows 11/22 Change Edwards Aquifer677.8 -0.05 J-17 Well,    678.0    0 Comal River    368    +20 cubic ft/second Canyon Dam 11/22 Change Inflow    175    +15 cubic ft/second Outflow    113    -4 cubic ft/second Lake level 907.08    -0.06 feet above mean sea level NBU Pumping Report 11/22 Surface water    7.286 million gallons Well level    1.649 million gallons ACROSS TEXAS as of 8 a m. Tuesday City/ Hi/ Lo/ Pre/ Otlk Amarillo/65/27//Clr Austin/71/32//Clr Dallas-Ft Worth/66/40//Clr El Paso/66/36//Clr Houston/65/39//Clr Lubbock/71/31//Clr San Antonio/75/42//Clr ACROSS THE NATION as of 8 a m, Tuesday City/ Hi/ Lo/ Pre/ Otlk Albuquerque/59/32//Clr Atlanta/50/38/1.0ZPCIdy Ba Iti mo re/50/43/.86/Ra i n Boston/58/46/.99/Rain Buffa!o/47/37/.02/Snow Chicago,''49/31//PCIdy Cincinnati/50/39//Snow Cleveland/48/39/.01 /Snow Denver/58/29//Clr Detroit 44/34//PCIdy Honolulu/82/73/. 12/PCIdy lndianapolis/42/34//Snow Kansas City/60/36//PCIdy Las Vegas/71/47//Clr Los Angeles/83/60//PCIdy Miami Beach/84/62/.10/Clr Mpls-St Paul/44'26//Cldy New Orleans/71/42//Clr New York City/54/46/.80/Rain Philadelphia/51 /44/.62/Rain Phoenix/80/53//Clr Pittsburgh/53/37//Snow St Louis/55/39//PCIdy Salt Lake City/49/27//Cldy San Diego/79/56//PCIdy San Francisco/66/47//Clr Seattle/48/37//Cldy Washington, D.C./50/43/.76/Rain WEATHER EXTREMES High 91 at Anaheim, Calif. Low 3 at Stanley, Idaho MANDY REARY/Herald-Zeitung Motorists travel across the newly constructed bridge on Schoenthal Road Tuesday afternoon, even as the finishing touches are being added. ;