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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 29, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas Page 7 — Herald-Zeitung — Tuesday, November 29, 2005 GOODFORYOU Photo courtesy Sonja Heldt Harris BAR-W delegates attending the convention were Sonja Heldt Harris, Hazel Roman, Susan Abelow, Monica Marin, CarlynTownsend, Barbara Brodeur, Emma Brann and, center. Colette McDermott. BAR-W delegates attend state convention In Corpus Christi The Bulverde Area Republican Women sent a delegation of eight to the Texas Federation of Republican Women State convention held in Corpus Christi. TFRW celebrated its 50th year anniversary and held its 25th biennial state convention. Close to 1,000 delegates from around the state converged at the American Bank Center for sessions, lunch and awards and the COP trade show. TFRW and its 12,519 members is a grass -roots organization influencing women on local, state and federal levels of government. Because Texas borders Mexico, one of the convention topics focused on the immigration situation in Texas. Carole Keeton Strayhom, Texas comptroller and candidate for governor, gave her views on immigration and strongly stated that she, “adamantly opposes giving amnesty to illegal immigrants.” One of the workshops dedicated part of its agenda to the medical crisis caused by the illegal immigrant. U.S. Sen. john Comyn, speaking at one of the awards banquet, discussed his Immigration Reform Bill that he believes will significantly reduce the problems die country faces at the border, which have an impact on security and economy. Gov. Rick Perry was the keynote speaker at the dinner held at the USS Lexington on Veterans Day. I Ie kept his speech clear of campaigning. I Ie did, however, distribute campaign cards asking for donations and Perry 2006 buttons so that those in attendance could have availability to his literature. The eight delegates from BAR-W attending the convention were Susan Abelow. Emma Brann, Barbara Brodeur, Sonja Heldt Harris, Monica Marin, Colette McDermott, Hazel Roman and CarlynTownsend. BAR-W’syoung Republican, Tiffany Marin, an affiliate member, also attended the sessions. Birthdays/Anniversaries HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO: ■ Diana Mills ■ Alice Robbins ■ Frances Cowles HAPPY ANNIVERSARY TO: ■ Liz and Cliff Nelson, 60 years ■ Raymond and Alicia Ybarra, 35 years DAILY PLANNER CLASSIFIEDSTODAY Car shopping? Get great deals on new and used vehicles. I TODAY'S EVENTS CLUBS New Braunfels Toastmasters Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Location:The Scooter Store, 1672 Independence Drive, New Braunfels. Everyone is welcome. Improve your speaking, leadership skills. Information: 625-2217 or [email protected] Hill Country Chorus Time: 7 p.m. Location: First Baptist Church, Santa Clara and Cross Street You should know: Chorus is local chapter of the International Barbershop Society.The community is invited to participate or come listen. Information: Mike Finn 626-7878 or visit the Web at New Braunfels Skatspeilers Time: 7 p.m. Location: Elks Lodge You should know: Winners from last week were: James Leissner, Mike Kivlin, Bernie Krebsbach, Rudy Hense and Ron Morrison. COMMUNITY Al-Anon 12-Step Program Time: 7 p.m. Location:The 24-Hour Club, 1142 Eikel St. Information: 210-326-2941 Mental Illness Support Group Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Location: 1117 N. Walnut St., right side of the building You should know: Support group for people who have been affected by mental illness, informal setting. Occasional special guests will provide an educational and supportive presentation. Cost: Free Information: Don Guenther, 830-560-3787 Jazzercise Time: 6:30 p.m.Tuesdays and Thursdays; 8 a.m. Saturdays Location: Westside Community Center, 2932 S. Interstate 35 You should know: One-hour class includes warm-up, high-energy aerobic routines, muscle-toning and cool-down stretch segment. Information: 210-497-3054 Al! Issue-Related Groups Time: 6:15 p.m. Location: Oakwood Baptist Church, 2154 Loop 337 N. You should know: Start with light meal and fellowship; all groups meet for informal wor- Photo submitted DON'T MISS 'ANNE OF GREEN GABLES' The curtain goes up on “Anne of Green Gables" Friday at Canyon High. The fall play, which will be presented by the CHS theater department and directed by April Cox, will begin at 7 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Monday. On Sunday, the audience is invited for a matinee that starts at 2 p.m. Tickets can be bought in advance for $5 adults and $3 students. All tickets at the door are $5. For more information, Celli the school at 830-221-2400. ship and short teaching and then break into issue sensitive groups that meet for an hour of open share and/or step study. Information: 625-0267 Let's Play Playgroup Time: 10 to 11:30 a m. Location: Landa Recreation Center You should know: For children ages 4 and under. Pre-register with the New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department or walk in. Cost: $3 per day Information: 608-2167 REMINDERS WORKSHOPS Comal Aggie Moms' German Cookie Bake 2005 Date: Order through Sunday for Dec. 11 pickup Location: Pick up at Canyon High School cafeteria from 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 Schlather via e-mail at [email protected] $100 boxes Date: Daily Time: Boxes can be seen and purchased from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: New Braunfels Art League Gallery You should know: Boxes are works of art by members of the New Braunfels Art League members. They are being sold as fund-raiser for the New Braunfels Public Library Foundation. Information: Cay Quoyeser, 643-075(8 or Louise Foster, library director, 608-2150 Comal Garden Club Date: Thursday Time: 10:30 a.m. Location: H-E-B Parking Lot You should know. Meet to carpool to Randolph Officer's Club for Christmas luncheon. Information: Vanda Babich, 627-2304 Seguin Holiday Stroll Date: Thursday through Saturday Location: Downtown Seguin Herald-Zeitung To have your event publicized, contact Melissa McCaghren at 625-9144, ext. 222, or by e-mail at [email protected] You should know: Annual lighted holiday parade with a 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: Friday 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: Friday through Sunday Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Fischer Ladies Auxiliary, VFW Post 7110 cookie walk, cafe and bake sale Date: Saturday Time: 9 a.m. to noon Location: 600 S. Peace Ave. You should know: Cookie walk, cafe and bake sale. Proceeds benefit Diabetes Association. Seguin Heritage Home Tour Date: Saturday and Sunday Time: 2 to 5 p.m. Location: Seguin You should know: Sponsored by the Seguin Conservation Society, will showcase vintage homes and historic buildings. Tickets available at Heritage Museum Cost: $10 Information: 830-303-8624 NBRW Christmas Tour of Homes Date: Saturday Time: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. You should know:The New Braunfels Republican Women sponsoring a tour of six homes. Cost: Advance tickets $12, day of tour^A^.*, >t ' Information: Pat Westberry 627-3868 Breakfast with Santa Date: Saturday Time: 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Location: St. Paul Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall You should know: Breakfast, live entertainment 5-by-7 photo with Santa by Sunlight. Photography, stocking stuffers with goodies.Tickets available at China-n-Things and Community Service Center. Cost: $10 per person Information: 625-3439 WEATHER Updated forecasts: Type "city, state" or zip code into space provided and click "go" button. CLICK b TEXAS FORECAST TODAY Mostly sunny Hi: 69 Low: 41 Forecast for Tuesday, Nov. 29 City/Region High | Low temps Amarillo 53°| 18° Midland 57° | 22° Wichita Falls 58° | 32° El Paso 60° | 25° Dallas 63" | 38° Austin 67° I 29 San Antonio • 70° | 34° Houston 67° J 42° Jai Brownsville 78* 148° ©2i SUN and MOON Sunrise today 7:08 a.m. Sunset today 5:33 p.m. New 12/01 MOON PHASES ^ 1 st qtr.    \ Full A Last qtr. ^ 12/08    J12/15 ^    12/23 POLLEN    COUNTS Mold    Moderate Pigweed    Absent Mt. Cedar    Low Ragweed    Absent COASTAL FORECAST Port Aransas: Sunny with highs in the lower 70s.Northwest winds at about 10 mph early then becoming will be clear and cool tonight with lows in the upper 40s inland and lower 50s on the coast. There will be northeast winds at about 10 mph. Tuesday Mostly sunny Hi: 73 Low: 52 Wednesday Partly Cloudy Hi: 68 Low: 46 Thursday Mostly cloudy Hi: 70 Low: 52 Friday Partly Cloudy Hi: 69 Low: 37 BY THE NUMBERS IN COMAL COUNTY Highs/lows_11/27 Canyon Dam    NA/NA New Braunfels Airport 86/57 Rainfall    11/27    Month Canyon Dam NA    NA New Braunfels 0    0.89 Water Flows11/28 Change Edwards Aquifer 678.3    +0.02 J-17 Well 678.0    0 Comal River 373    +6 cubic ft/second Canyon Dam 11/26 Change Inflow Outflow 356    +186 cubic ft/second 115    +4 cubic ft/second Lake level 907.09    +0.06 feet above mean sea level NBL) Pumping Report 11/26 Surface water    7.286 million gallons Well level    1.649 million gallons ACROSS TEXAS as of 8 a m. Monday City/ Hi/ Lo/ Pre/ Otlk Amar!llo/47/59/.19ray- Austin/87/43//Clr Dallas-Ft Worth/81/47//Clr El PaSO/54/33//CIr Houston/82/53/.06/Clr Lubbock/54/27//Clr San Antonio/90/46//Clr ACROSS THE NATION as of 8 a rn. Monday City/ Hi/ Lo/ Pre/ Otlk Albuquerque/40/25//Clr Atlanta/53/50/.06/Rain Baltimore/52/48//Cldy Boston/43/39//Rain Buffalo/46/40/.07/Cldy Charlotte,N.C745/43/.03/Rain Chicago/52/50/.39/Rain Cincinnati/58/53/.11/Cldy Cleveland/55/52/.06/PCIdy Denver/38/27//PCIdy Detro it/48/46/.20/Ra i n Honolulu/82/72//Clr lndianapolis/53/52/.04/Rain Kansas City/60/39/.57/Rain Las Vegas/52/35//PCIdy Los Angeles/68/48//PCIdy Miami Beach/81 /73//Cldy Mpls-St Paul/46/44/.14/Snow Nashville/63/60/.04/Rain New Orleans/79/68//Rain New York City/53/48//Cldy Philadelphia/53/47//Cldy Phoenix/59/44//Clr Pitts bu rg h/57/48//Cldy St Louis/62/54/1.42/Clr Salt Lake City/28/25/.01 /PCIdy San Diego/65/48//Clr San Francisco/57/45//Rain Seattle/43/30/. 10/PCIdy Washington,D.C753/47/.04/Cldy WEATHER EXTREMES High 99 at Laredo Low -9 at Stanley, Idaho For Ldov. Dm/Bts: ■ Closure: The outside northbound lane of Walnut Avenue between Business 35 and Interstate 35 will be closed beginning at 7 a.m. today. ■ Reopens: By 3:30 p.m. each day; work is scheduled to be completed by Friday. ■ Detour: None; alternate routes are suggested. ■ Work: Repaving. CLICK b Visit our Web site MANDY REARY'Herald-Zeitung Construction crews work on finishing the roadway Monday afternoon in the 500 block of Beverly Lane. ;