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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 28, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas 2B g Herald-Zeitung Q Thursday, November 28,1996Stammtisch Itoach for a Star Reach for a Star is looking for donations of toys, cash and time to help give local children a Christmas. We will be wrapping rn Dec. 21, starting at IO a.m., and Dec. 22, beginning at noon, at Red McCombs U liversal Motors. For more information, call 629-9387 or 608-9406. Banafit cookbooks Cookbooks to benefit the Joe Hales Memorial Scholarship Fund are now on sale. Each recipe was submitted by a mentor-tuior in the New Braunfels Independent School District Helping One Student To Succeed program. The one-of-a-kind recipe books are on sale for $6.50 and may be purchased at the office at Carl Schurz Elementary School. Current tutors may purchase their books at the HOSTS school at which they tutor. For more information, call Linda Bingham, NBISD HOSTS coordinator. The Comal County Cancer Support Dialogue Group, sponsored by the American Cancer Society, will meet at 6:30 p.m. Friday in the North Building next to Norwest Bank at 1000 N. Walnut Ave. Rate Nolte and Canni Ulbrich will speak on chemotherapy. Victims of cancer and their significant others are invited to attend. Advent Vespers Advent Vespers, the annual communitywide choral concert, is set for 4 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church. All singers are invited. Melitta Frueh is the director, and JoAnn Lemmon is the accompanist. The event is sponsored by the New Braunfels Music Study club, and funds will be used for music scholarships. dees of *72 Members of the Canyon High School Class of 1972 should contact Maureen Magin Haas at (210) 629-4558 about information concerning fellow classmates. The 25th class reunion is planned for the coming summer. Canyon field flier Canyon High School’s senior class is selling “alf star cards” to raise money forProject Graduation, a drug-and-alcohol free party for graduationrtitght. The card offers discounts from 16 New Braunfels merchants and can save up to $316. Call 606-0729 and a senior will deliver a card to you. Orders ate now being taken for the annual Aggie Mom traditional German Christmas cookies. The selections are pfaffenbrod, mandel kranze, wiener zollen, molasses platzchen and zimmsteme. The cost is $3 per dozen. Orders can be placed by calling Ann Kuehler at 625-6100, Karon Haas at 629-6304 or Wallie Haas at 625-2832. Orders are to be picked up Dec. 8 at Canyon High School.    Proceeds    provide scholarships for Comal County students entering Texas A & M University. Children's advocates Court    Appointed    Special Advocates of Central Texas Inc. is conducting a 40-hour course to train volunteer advocates beginning in February. A judge appoints advocates to give the court an objective view of what is in the best interest of a child involved in the legal system, lf you believe that abused, neglected or abandoned children need someone to speak for them in court, you may be eligible to become an advocate. For more information, call Janet at (512) 392-3578. Library's friends on hiatus Friends of the Library will not be meeting to sort books until further notice. The organization has scheduled a regular meeting for IO a.m. Dec. 7 at the Dittlinger Memorial Library. Flu vaccina The 1996 flu vaccine is available for all adults ages 18 and older at the Comal County Health Department. The vaccine also may be obtained during regular immunization clinics from 8 to 11 a.m. and I to 4 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The fee for a vaccine is $10. For more information, call the Health Department at 620-5595. Fellowship study A group of people with the desire to come together weekly for fellowship and study based on the 12-step model from a Christian perspective has formed “Bethesda Pool.” This group is open to the community and currently meets from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Sundays at First United Methodist Church. For more information, call J R. at 620-0253. Oratorical contest American Legion Comal Post No. 179 urges high school students from the New Braunfels area to compete in the 14th District’s annual National High School Oratorical Contest. The subject for the prepared oration portion of the contest must deal with some phase of the U.S. Constitution and must last eight to IO minutes long. The district will award a $200 scholarship to the winner and scholarships of $100 and $75 to the second- and third-place finishers, respectively. Larger scholarships are available to contestants at higher levels, lf interested in entering, call the post at 625-0179, the New Braunfels High School office at 625-6271 or Hugh Talbott, the contest chairman, at 625-1472. Ctassof T7 The New Braunfels High Schoof Class of 1977 is planning its 20th-year class reunion for July 18, 19 and 20. lf you are a classmate or know the whereabouts of a classmate, call Lisa Zipp Sacco at 629-5700, Donna Jurica Johnson at 606-0905 or Gilbert Molina at 629-1702. » Hnhtlnn I rat ngming The tree lighting on the Downtown Plaza is set for 5:30 p.m. Friday. Live music will be performed, and refreshments will be available. Paws to Rocvelo The Humane Society of New Braunfels’ contest, “Paws to Recycle,” ends Saturday, and all aluminum cans must be turned in by then. For more information, call 629-5287. Arts and crofts The Bulverde Senior Center Christmas Arts and Crafts Show is set for IO a m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Bulverde Community Center, 1747 Ammann Road, Bulverde. Thirty crafter* will have displays, and baked goodies will be available. Admission is free. There will be door prizes. NowComors party The Newcomers Club is having its Christmas party on Dec. 6 at the Senior Citizens Center of Comal County. Hors d’oeuvres will be served from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. A dance, featuring the Seven Dutchmen band, will last until 10:30 p.m. Bring your own bottle. Snacks and set-ups will be furnished. Tickets are $10 per person. To make reservations, call Buzz at 620-0549 or Arthur at 625-0439 by Monday. Election nullified The Board of Directors of the Canyon Lake Action Center Inc. has declared that the annual election of directors on Oct. 19 null and void, due to procedural errors. The requirement that voters be present at the election meeting was not met. A new election is set for Tuesday. Further details regarding the election will be forthcoming. Children's Museum The Children’s Museum is having a grand opening for its new exhibit, “Growing Up in New Braunfels,” from 5 to 7 p.m. Dec. 5 at the museum in Suite 530 of the New Braunfels Factory Stores. The exhibit features sights and sounds of children’s lives in New Braunfels. Wassailfest The fourth annual Wassailfest is set for 5 to 9 p.m. Dec. 5 in downtown New Braunfels. Businesses will open their doors to serve the traditional holiday drink, wassail. Guests may obtain a program and map of participating downtown businesses and stroll from store to store enjoying entertainment by a number of groups. Door prizes will be given away from 8:30 to 9 p.m. on the plaza. The top three wassails also will be announced at that time. For more information, call Lynn Fountain at 608-2100. Hispanic chamber banquet The Greater Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Comal County is having its second annual awards banquet, “Building Community and Business,” on Dec. 6 at the Knights of Columbus Hall at 111 Landa St. in New Braunfels. The banquet’s purpose is to recognize the outstanding efforts of the small and minority-owned business community in Comal County. There will be a social hour prior to the banquet, and a dance afterward. Tickets are on sale at the Solms City Limits Bar and Grill and the New City Bakery. Tickets also can be obtained by calling Ron Gonzalez at 606-0277, Carmen Whetstone at 643-0788 or Mike Cruz at 606-1805. You also may write the Greater Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Comal County at P.O. Box 311715, New Braunfels, Texas 78131. Canyon Lake banquet The New Braunfels Canyon Lake Area Association is having its annual banquet Dec. 6 at the T-Bar-M. The cash bar opens at 6:30 p.m. Dinner is at 7 p.m., and a dance begins at 9 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person. To make reservations, call 625-6954. Arts A crafts An arts and crafts/yard sale is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 7 at the New Braunfels Christian Academy. The Family Teacher Fellowship is sponsoring the sale. For more information, call 629-6222. CandMlglit tour The ninth annual Candlelight Tour — sponsored by the Conservation Society, the Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture and the Sophienburg Museum and Archives — is set for 5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 7. The public is invited to enjoy a “taste” of German culture at each museum, where selected German cookies and punch will be served. Each museum will feature a display of Christmas decorations. Tickets are available from museum members or can be purchased the day of the tour at any of the museums for $3. Children under 18 are admitted free when accompanied by a parent. Tour of bomos The annual Christmas Tour of Homes, sponsored by the New Braunfels Republican Women is set for I to 5 p.m. Dec. 14. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at The Collection, China-N-Things and The Cottage in Gruene. Three beautifully decorated homes, as well as a restored bed and breakfast, will be on the tour. Homes on the tour include the Warren and Cheryl Williams home at 2339 Normandy Grace, the Dona Brans home at 422 Saddle Tree, the Carol and Jerry Belton at 716 Wood Road and the Gruene Country Homestead Inn at 832 Gruene Road. Light refreshments will be served at each of the homes. For more information, call Republican headquarters at 629-6442. OOP woman's party The Canyon Lake Republican Women are having their annual Christmas party and installation of officers on Dec. 18 at the Dam Red Barn off of FM 306. Happy Hour begins at 6:30 p.m., and dinner is set for 7:15 p.m. Tickets are $8, and reservations should be made before Dec. 12 by calling Party Newton at Asthma Sufferers... Do You Take Asthma Medication Either Daily or Occasionally? UmiM I Kl I : • I ii' lcslmii I * 11\ sk Kill I C s 1111J • I 1111'J I unction I cst mc' You may be eligible for an asthma study using an investigational medication. (You must currently be a non-smoker.) \iiil lie FMD I |> lo $450! CENTRAL TEXAS HEALTH RESEARCH 705-A Landa, New Braunfels, Texas 78130 629-9036 • Metro: 609-0900 fiaby’s ?irst Christmas Xiii 'ilium \ 11111 is vV I).tJs, (iratulmas iSk (iraiulpas, Aunts & Uncles... Brills in .I I.»\ t»i iIt pilot ol sour bundle of joy for our Baby’s first ( blist mas pa^c, which will run on I hristmas Day, Wednesday, I )ecember I St It. This is for babies born after December 24,1995, Entry fee $12.60&r Bring your photo to the front desk Monday-Friday, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. or pick up and entry form and mail with photo and $12.50 entry fee to: New Braunfels Herald, Baby’s First Christmas, P.O. Box 311328, New Braunfels, Tx. 78131-1328 You may pick up your baby s’s picture anytime during office hours AFTER Wednesday, December 25th. 964-3585 or Lucille Biegel at 899-3610. Foundation open hoi we The Youth Care Foundation, a nonprofit residential treatment center, is having a community open house from I to 5 p.m. Dec. 18 at the center at 652 Old Bear Creek Road. Activities include Christmas carols and tours, and refreshments will be served. The foundation also will accept gifts. If interested in helping the center meet the needs of today’s youth, you may want to become a volunteer. For more information, call 609-6616. A logo for the New Braunfels Women’s Chamber of Commerce will be selected at the organization’s holiday party and mixer from 7 to 9 p.m. Dec. 19 at “The Splendors” at 550 Cross River St Members should bring their designs. RSVP to Joyce Hendricks at 625-4975. Guests and spouses are welcome, and dress is Christmas casual. Tickets are $5 for members and $7 for guests. Decorating committee volunteers should call Susan Phillips at 609-5030. Turkey cars The National Kidney Foundation is offering a $10 “Nifty Gifty” Buck from H-E-B for every “turkey of a vehicle” donated to the Kidney Car Campaign while supplies last. The vehicles can be in any condition and the foundation offers free towing. For more details, call the National Kidney Foundation at 829-1299 or toll free outside Bexar County at (888)829-1299. Ballroom dancing A 50s and 60s club is forming for ballroom dancing and socializing for couples and singles to enjoy a mixture of country and western and popular music. To sign up, call 606-4291 between 6 and 9 p.m. Assistance to tbs dtsaMad Don Guenther, the VISTA volunteer for Comal County, will be at the Comal County Senior Citizen Center from 2 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. He will be available to assist all citizens with disabilities. Adult odueotion Adult Education & Literacy, a cooperative effort by Comal, Guadalupe and Kendall counties, is offering free classes for adults working toward general education degrees. Classes are held from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Carl Schurz Elementary School, 633 W. Coll St.; 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the Comal Leadership Institute, 1050 Interstate 35 East; and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays at the Community Service Center, 132 Caddell St. The cooperative is planning a formal graduation ceremony in May. Indapandant living The Austin Resource Center for Independent Living Inc. now has a New Braunfels office open from I to 5 p.m. on Fridays at 839 N. Walnut Business Center on Interstate 35 South. The center, part of a national network of independent living centers established by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, serves as an advocate for the disabled, while also providing peer support and training for living independent lives. Seeking donetions The Community Service Thrift Shop is now soliciting donations. All items are welcomed. Furniture, appliances, clothing, cooking utensils, etc. Bring donations to 132 Caddell Lane or contact Pete for pickups on Tuesday and Wednesday. The Hospice New Braunfels “Tender Touch” Flower Program, through the help of volunteers and florists, ensures that patients receive fresh flowers twice a month. You can be a part of the program by donating bud vases. Glass bud vases can be taken to the hospice office at 613 N. Walnut Ave. The American Cancer Society’s Road to Recovery Program for Comal County needs more drivers to transport ambulatory cancer patients to and from their treatments. For details, call Bob Peterson, coordinator, at 625-3252. CNS yearbook supplements Canyon High School yearbook supplements for the 1995-96 school year have arrived. Parents of last year’s seniors can pick up copies of the supplement in the journalism room (Room 33) at the high school. There is no charge for yearbook supplements. Only those people who bought yearbooks last year should pick up supplements. Last year’s yearbook pictures have been returned. 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