New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 29, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas
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Reach for a Star
Reach for a Star is looking for donations of to>s, cash and time to help give local children a Christmas. We will be wrapping on Dec. 21, starting at IO a.m., and Dec. 22, beginning at noon, at Red McCombs Universal Motors. For more information, call 629-9387 or 608-9406.
Cookbooks to benefit the Joe Hales Memorial Scholarship Fund are now on sale. Each recipe was submitted by a mentor-tutor 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. Kate Nolte and Canni Ulbrich will speak on chemotherapy. Victims of cancer and their significant others are invited to attend.
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.
Class 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.
Qtnyon High School’s senior class is felling “all star cards” to raise money for Project (Graduation, a drug-and-alcohol free party for graduation night. 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.
Apple Mom cookies
Orders are 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.
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. If 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 intimation, 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 Manorial Library.
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.
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 tor the prepared oration portion of the contest must deal with
some phase of the U.S. Constitution P ™' Tick,e,s are S25 Per P"50"
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. If 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.
Class of *77
The New Braunfels High School Class of 1977 is planning its 20th-year class reunion for July 18,19 and 20. If 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.
The tree lighting on the Downtown Plaza is set for 5:30 tonight. Live music i^ill be performed, and refreshments will be available.
Paws to Rocyclo
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.
Aits and crafts
The Bulverde Senior Center Christmas Arts and Crafts Show is set for IO arn. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Bulverde Community Center, 1747 Ammann Road, Bulverde. Thirty crofters will have displays, and baked goodies will be available. Admission is free. There will be door prizes.
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.
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.
The Children’s Museum is having a grand opening for its new exhibit, “Growing Up in New Braunfels,” from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday 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.
The fourth annual Wassailfest is set for 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday 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 608-2 IOO.
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 Lamia 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, C amien 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 Leks banquet
The New Braunfels Canyon Lake Area Association is having its annual banquet Dec. 6 at the T-Bar-M. The cash bur opens ut 6:30 p.m. Dinner is at 7 p.m., and a dance begins at 9
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.
The ninth annual Candlelight Tour -r 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 homos
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. Homes on the tour include the Warren and Cheryl Williams home at 2339 Normandy Grace, the Dona Bruns home at 422 Saddle Tree, the Carol and Jerry Belton at 716 Wood Road and the Gruene Country Homestead Inn at 832 Gruene Road. For more
information, call Republican headquarters at 629-6442.
GOR women'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 964-3585 or Lucille Biegel at 899-3610.
GO GETTERS OF THE MONTH
CARL SCHURZ ELEMENTARY
With his bright smile and winning personality, Carlos brightens up my classroom. We are so happy to have Carlos at Carl Schurz along with his enthusiastic attitiudc.
Hunter Cement Plant 7781 FM 1102 • 512-396-4244
He has an infectious smile. He is a polite young man, and a terrific big brother to his sister. He enjoys reading, drawing, and recess. He loves to play T-Ball and hockey. Ezcquiel says “I like going to school!” ' Uiu«; ■ c* *
Sunbelt Cement, Inc.
2580 Wald Road, New Braunfels
LONE STAR PRIMARY
A.J. has perfect attendance at Lone Star. His favorite thing to do at school is to write stories. He also likes to play on the playground. He is an active first grader in Mrs. Libby Ruppel’s class. Way to go, A.J.!
VTlSLCLJa Metro: (210) 609-1 OOO
A good, strong 2nd grade student at Goodwin. Candice always does nice, neat work and this for that something extra special. Candice has a love for horses and even brought her horse “Mother” to see us. Candice has many friends because she is a friend to all.
Becker Motor Company, Inc.
547 S. Seguin • 606-3463
FRAZIER ELEMENTARY PRIMARY
Valerie is a 3rd grader in Ms. Mikulenka’s class. She is always there to lend a helping hand. When she finishes her assignments, she is ready to help someone else. She takes pride in her work and gives it her best.
Valerie enjoys rading and often volunteers to read to the class. She is doing very well in all subjects to school.
She always has a smile on her face and a positive attitude in her heart. Her smile and attitude arc contagious and her classmates respect her for it.
Her parents arc David Barboza and Leticia Martinez. They should be very proud for raising such a rile model student.
Tutoring Center of New Braunfels
CARL SCHURZ ELEMENTARY
Marcos does fine academic work and is a good citizen and leader. His positive attitude and effort are reflected in his work. It is a real pleasure to work with such a conscientious, well-mannered child.
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Anna is being recognized for her outstanding school attendance. She has had perfect attendance in Kindergarten, Isl, 2nil. and 3rd grades. She is working on another year of perfect attendance this year. Anna is a IO year old tout th grader in Brenda Smith’s class. Anita is involved in the running club and the science club. She also participates as an Ice Cream Salesperson and she is a member of the Seele Advisory Club (SAC) Ambassadors. Her hobbies include collecting basketball cards and earning twirling trophies. Anna aspires lo be an Olympic basketball player.
RIH Kaderli. Kunkel and Associates. Inc.
265 luanda New Braunfels,Texas
Hannah Kathryn Rushing
Hannah has had perfect attendance this year in Mrs. Parker’s Class. She loves learning and meeting so many new friends at Lamar. Hannah also enjoys singing and dancing. She has just begun her third year of Hermann Sons dancing lessons. Two big brothers and two cals complete Hannah’s family.