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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 8, 2000, New Braunfels, Texas Tuesday, February 8, 2000 — Herald-Zeitung — Page 7 AAround Town Retirement community offers wealth of options Dear Abby DEAR ABBY: Your advice to “Sis, the Nag” from Hickory Hills, 111., was right on target. The woman is a primary candidate for retirement living. Unfortunately, society as a whole, and especially the maturing adult, is undereducated when it comes to the resources available to them and the many advantages of those resources. A large part of the American culture continues to perceive retirement living in the same vein as life in a nursing home — hence the hesitation when it comes to this type of decision making. Although life in a retirement community is quite the contrary, this perception has been slow to change. I work in a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC). The beauty of this environment is that there are 60-, 70-, 80- and 00-year-old adults who continue to live active and independent lives, and yet have assisted and nursing care services available to them in the event these needs arise. The residents reside in a hotel-like atmosphere in their own apartments, with their own furniture, go to the mall, grocery stores, theater and anywhere else they so desire. They make new friends that havfe had or continue to have similar life experiences. Today’s senior has worked hard to provide children and grandchildren with the opportunity and vision to fulfill their own goals. The families want only the very best for them. They want their parents to enjoy themselves and all of the amenities they so often deprived themselves of to provide for their families. Retirement living is truly a step in the right direction. “Sis” is no doubt facing a difficult decision. Regardless of how nice the retirement community is, it w ill never be the memory-filled home in which she raised her family. However, life is a series of trade-offs. She is already feeling the burden of caring for her house and at a loss as to why her children are not more available. “Sis” probably has a delightful brood, but w hat w ill she expect of them if her health declines and she finds herself able to handle less and less? Taking this first step is a big one. I meet people daily who are hesitant to take the initial step. The majority of mature adults feel they are not ready for retirement living. Yet these same folks come into my office six months after they’ve moved in to tell me how happy they are, and how they wish they had made the move years earlier. — KELLI KNOX, HOUSTON DEAR KELLI: Thank you for an informative letter. I received mail from angry readers scolding me because I didn’t criticize “Sis’s” children for failing to help their mother with maintaining her property. However, I seriously doubt that if they’re unwilling or unable to do it, they would appreciate a lecture from me. It’s far more important that “Sis” be empowered to control her ow n destiny and, if she’s not getting the attention she’d like from her children, to develop an independent social life of her own. That is why I urged her to sell the real estate before it becomes run-down and to give serious thought to a retirement community targeted to active seniors. Club Notes Island benefit Photo submitted New Braunfels Service League will host its annual fund-raiser, $5,000 Night, at Gruene Hall March 9. The theme for this year’s gala event is “An Evening in the Tropics” and will include hors d’ oeuvres, wine and beer, and a chance to win $5,000! Numerous other cash prizes and items will be a part of the evening. Tickets are available for $75 a couple from Susan Patterson at 609-4055. Only 225 tickets will be sold and proceeds will benefit local charities. Committee members are Kay Fuquay, prize chairman; Susan Patterson, event chairman; Johnny Pulk of T-Bar-M Sports Camp, master of ceremonies; and Becky Tilton food chairman. Student News NEW BRAUNFELS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY Distinguished Honor Roll Fifth Grade Persephanie Engel Betsy Phillips Amanda Reft Zachary Salsman Kathleen Coster Ashley Bevil Jerelyn Barber Leigh Patterson Sixth Grade Ramona Flume Tim Fraker Kortney Williams Reagan Wilson Trea Kilby Devin McKaskle Garrett Mechler Jonathan Henderson Ashley Brusenhan Joe Zinkgraf Amy Ogrin Daniel Polk Kurt Vordenbaum Elizabeth Powell Dustin Bryant Allison Murken Caille Quinn Gianna Flores Seventh Grade Rebekah Hood Amanda Zigmond Michelle Skinner Bethany Dewitt Laura Ballast Amelia Black Andrea Holman Matthew Johnson Eighth Grade Bradley Bevil Maddie Vordenbaum Brittney Feltman Reagean Flume Jason Laning Brian Gervais Jenna Barber Gabriel Garza Luke Gentry Jonathan Price Travis Buchanan Bethany Bahay Vincent Flores Ninth Grade Samuel Lyon Rachel Fraker Amber Bryant Micah Williams Danielle Henderson 10th Grade Amanda Blume 11th Grade Minette Farmer 12th Grade Ben Engel Honor Roll Fifth Grade Leslie Hine Brittany McFalls Sarah Gentry Ian Hughes Ben Crenshaw Lauren Peterman Jordan Walker Sixth Grade Christian Bindel Chelsea Laning ■MI """""78 NE STAI? The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor announced that 411 undergraduates have been listed on the Fall 1999 Vice President’s Honor Roll. To receive this recognition a student must achieve a 3.5 grade point average (GRA) or better on a 4.0 scale. Named to the honor roll was Jenise Harborth of New Braunfels. Melinda S. Boyd of New Braunfels has been named to Claremont McKenna College Dean’s List for the Fall 1999 semester. A junior and a psychology-government major, Melinda is a graduate of New Braunfels High School. ms THEATRES, INC. ........——...........-........r    A Feb. 4-10 WALNUT 6 IH 35 and Walnut Ave (030) 629-6400 Et* al re aenooer En: gift Affere 3lory2lGi Dow) To You iPG-13! Or imped tv An tai) Sutta (t (I » 4X705 J15 (TIS) 440.7 IS »35 10Oi,}» IOO. 7-OD ?3C 120> ®15j 515 HO JIO ii® 420 6 50 ^20 .1 IO). 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STAR a Rebekah Pickett Seth Pritt Tiffani Peterson Ashley Minton Kristina Barilleaux Seventh Grade Laura Adair Derek Buchanan Zachary Jenkins Justin McFalls Eighth Grade Lesley Glazener John Brian Quinn Jennifer Ewing Maureen Terry Joshua Kingston Ninth Grade Sarah Mikolajczyk Ryan Reneau 10th Grade Laura Willmann Carty Michaels Jessica Burleson Katie Donaldson 11th Grade Gabrielle Duran Jason Lewallen 12th Grade Bethany McDonald Market <plac ket A I" Times Good Fri - Thurs, Feb 4-Feb 10 651 Business Loop, IH 35 N Matinee Daily (83ft) 625-4400 #wyv movie-into com/ONeil The Sixth Sense BD Fri I Moo Tim    Sit    -    Sun Sleepy Hollow Tri i Mm - Tl»n    Sit    -    Sea 240.4 50 7 00TIO    IEX 24G 450 700 MO ch The Green Mile ■ Fri I Mon - Him    Sat - Sun 4 X 8 15    1245    4    30.815 Anna & The jKi^ usa Fri & Mon ■ Dim 320 620 915    12X    3X 620 9151 Bicentennial Man Fri J Mon ■ Thurs    Sa! • Sun 405,6.50.930    IDS 405.650 9X cs Stuart Little 13 Fri I Mu • Tbun    Sal    - Sun X05.5:15,7:15,905 IIC 305 5.15 715 9 05 cs Galaxy Quest    la Ffi & Mon Thors    Sat-Sun IDS.520.735.9:40    IOO 305 5X 735 94C a    The Hurricane    B Fn & Mar fan    Sal    Sun 4X 645.9X    1250.4.D0,6:45.9:30 cb Supernova BD Fri I Mon - Tkirs    Sat    Sun 245.5X, 7X 925    1225.245    5X 7X 925 ■ Play It To The Bone I 240    ’215    2    40*5 06*7 30 9:551 mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmrnmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm en Talented Mr. Ripley mn 34} et’frS 12 40 Ho So 925 Scream 3 250 5 ffi 7 30 50 1230 2' IIJI '.730 950 The Comal Springs Chapter of Colonial Dames XVII Century met Jan. 25 in the library of the Education Building on Mill Street. President Wanda Perry presided, with the pledge to the flags repeated in unison along with the American’s Creed. Lois Wyatt of San Marcos, acting as chaplain, gave the invocation. Perry welcomed the members and guests Sonja Hightower and Donna Byrd. Marydean Motz gave the National Defense. She noted the opposition to flying the Confederate flag over the capital in South Carolina. Treasurer’s report was given by Delitha Guenzel. Dues have been paid as well as contributions to the state and national projects. Registrar Marylynne Haney of San Marcos made her report. We have 23 members. Historian Lois Wyatt is working on the scrapbook for the chapter along with Delitha Guenzel, public relations chairman. Guenzel reported that she had sent 284 inches of publicity with seven pictures. She also sent in a pic ture report of chapter activities to the 17th Century Review published by the National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century. Marylynn Haney gave a history of her ancestor William Cole who goes back to the Magna Carta and William the Conqueror. Fairy Edwards will represent the chapter at the state conference taking place March 2-4 in Amarillo. Delitha Guenzel was elected as a delegate to the national convention in Washington, D.C. on April 12-15. First vice president Fairy Edwards introduced Mr. Dick Robinett who gave a most interesting program on “The Ancient Planters of the London Company.” A gift was presented to the speaker. He is a renowned speaker being a member of numerous patriotic organizations. He is most active now in the State Color Guard of the Sons of the American Revolution. Perry thanked the hostess Lois Wyatt for the refreshments. The next meeting will be March 28 with Richard P. Edwards Jr. giving the program. CASH FOR IOU We Buy Mortgages or Trust Deeds For Cash. Info Line: 830-609-1254 1£RE2L Seguin Beauty School at the New Braunfels Campus Classes Starting Now Financial Aid Available (to those who qualify) located At: 214 West San Antonio St. New Braunfels, Texas 830-620-1301 ft I ~v y No Appointment Necessary! • Customers Always Welcome. Tuesday. 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