The Galveston Daily News from Galveston, Texas on October 14, 1993 · Page 12
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APPLAUSE Thursday, October 14,1993 The Big Picture La Marque ; Ramblings i Esther Rice I keep receiving letters from companies telling me to send them money so they can send me a prize I have won. Well, today I received a letter telling me I was to receive $9,770 before the end of the month but that I needed to send them $20 and my permission to continue working on the case. I wrote them back that I would send them the $20 when I received the money. I know that I wasted 29 cents, but I bet that company does not send me any more letters. Chamber garage sate In spite of the hot weather, rain and other little things, the La Marque Chamber of Commerce's annual garage sale was a success. Hundreds of items were sold and lots of clothes were given to several organizations. Gwen Cress, chairman, will need at least two weeks to rest, and so will several of her workers. It was hard work and long hours for some of the workers, but enough money was earned so that our streets will look pretty for the Christmas holiday. Thanks to Gwen, her workers and the people who donated the items. And the nice part is that it is clear profit. Shop at home Most of the stores in La Marque are full of beautiful Christmas things. I have visited most of the stores, and you can find anything you want right at home. Remember that we get the sales tax when we shop here, and our local people stay in business. As all of you know, I am always for La Marque first, so shop at home and keep our money in our city. 93 years young Vera Wakefield celebrated her 93rd birthday this past week with her family. She has four daughters: Estell Neuner, Ethel Ward, Cicile Houghs and Alve Krell. She has lots of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Vera is still Mama to her four daughters and still talks to them like they are 10 years old. All four girls and their husbands are wonderful vrith her. Happy birthday, i!rs. Wakeneld, and keep on making these four girls toe the line. You did a good job rsisiig them New faces at mall Karen Huff is the new assistant manager a: j-caa Star State Factory Stores. She and Betty Bonfoey, manager, have several new businesses about to open. The two girls are doing a great job. Over at the Paper Factory are Tammy Harrison, manager, and Allison "Worthen, associate manager. These two girls are giving me all the wrapping paper that I will need to wrap YAP presents. To Fort Worth Gwen Bulaich spent the week in Fort Worth visiting with her two sons and their families. She helped Larry celebrate his 50th birthday with a big family party. She also got to watch Norman's son play football. Gwen was just like any grandmother as she bragged about her grandson's dash for a touchdown. It is hard to believe Norman has a son old enough to be in high school and following in his father's footsteps. Youthful helpers The young people from the First United Methodist Church met Sunday afternoon and wrapped lots of toys for YAP to give to the needy La Marque children at Christmas. They had lots of fun and did a wonderful job. Gus's Barbecue The people at Gus's Barbecue in Texas City donated chopped barbecue for all the youths wrapping toys. Thanks friends, this was a big help. We all enjoyed the food. Prayers answered Fire Chief Clark Cofer was injured Saturday when a pickup truck collided with his bicycle. Lots of us in La Marque prayed for him Saturday night and Sunday in church. Our prayers were answered; he was not hurt as bad as we first thought. He was seriously injured, however. the aisles Stall photo by Tom Shea Wai " Matrt mana 9 er E ™'* Deffes and section, collecting $500 worth of toys for the annual *' ecXe f Ut!Ve direCt ° r ° f Gulf Coast B| 9 Gulf Coast Bi 9 Brothers-Big Sisters Christmas par- Brothers-Big Sisters, run through the Wal-Mart toy ty to be held Dec 12 Briefly : Sen. Parker saluted [ PORT BOLIVAR — Sen. Carl j Parker recently was honored for • his efforts to provide funding • through the Texas Parks and : Wildlife Department for the reno- j vation of the Galveston County • Beach Park Board-leased Rollover • Pass Park bulkheading. The new « construction WES dedicated in cer- • emonies Sept. 25. • Special guests at the event • included Dave Desormeaux with : the Gulf Coast Rod, Reel and Gun • Club; Pat Hallisey, executive • director of the Park Board; Dan : Golden, president of Bolivar : Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, • which presented Parker with a. • painting; Frankie Hilton, justice : of the peace; Linton Ardoin, : regional director for the Parks and j Wildlife Department; state Rep. | Patricia Gray, who introduced : Parker, and Joe Faggard, former : constable on Bolivar Peninsula and j longtime advocate of improvements • to the pass. : PA Day in Galveston : GALVESTON — Galveston : Mayor Barbara Crews recently • presented a proclamation desig- • nating Oct. 6 as National Physi- j dans' Assistants Day in Galveston : to Dr. Richard Rahr, dean and • director of the physicians' assis- ; tants program at the University of : Texas Medical Branch. • « j Employee of the Month j TEXAS CITY _ Annette ; Schaper recently was honored as ; Rust, Ewing, Watt & Haney Inc.'s : Employee of the Month for October. : Schaper has been with the insur- • ance company since November : 1992 and is manager of the mar: keting and commercial new busi: ness department. • * j HRA installs leaders • The 1993-94 officers and direc- ; tors of the Handicapped and Parker Schaper Heydinger Loftis Retarded Association were installed Sept. 13 by Gene Menu, president of Mainland Bank. They are: Walt Grunden, past president; Rufus Faris, executive director; Byron Holley, president; Les Kerfoot, vice president; Shirley Kirk, secretary; Carl Nessler, treasurer; and directors Sue Hackbarth, Francis Stanfield, Margie Johnson and Don Harvard. Benefit bazaar planned GALVESTON— Monsignor Kirwin Knights of Columbus Council No. 787 will host the eighth annual Galveston Catholic School bazaar honoring the Right Rev. James A. Tamayo, auxiliary bishop of the Galveston-Houston Diocese, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1912 Winnie. Admission is free. Flora! worker honored GALVESTON — J. Maisel's Mainland Floral has chosen Karla Heydinger as its Employee of the Month for October. Heydinger has been part of the sales staff for one year. c* j * StUdentS in run GALVESTON — Ball High School students Jason Heilman and Ken Macdonald recently placed second and third in their age categories at the recent 8K Zoo Run in Houston. Both students participate in Ball's cross country running programs. Heilman, 17, a junior, has been on the Ball High team since his freshman year. He has won numerous races and running honors. Macdonald, 15, is a sophomore who has been participating in area fun runs for the past several years. Musical performance DICKINSON — Leigh Ward, daughter of Robert Handy and Janet Ward of Dickinson, will perform Britten's "War Requiem" this month with the Westminster Symphonic Choir and the Philadelphia Orchestra, conducted by Wolfgang Sawallisch. Ward is a junior music education major at Westminster Choir College, the School of Music of Rider College in Princeton, N.J. She is a 1991 graduate of Dickinson High School. Honor society officers GALVESTON — Officers for the Central Middle School National Honor Society recently were installed for 1993-94. They are Kelly Gallager, recording secretary; Linda Lawrence, vice president; Keny- atha Loftis, president; Tiffany Boysen, treasurer; Sandra Kim, parliamentarian; Marcia Winslade, program chairman; Kara Norton, sergeant-at-arms; and Elicia Netherly, corresponding secretary. Also, Kennisha Sweeney, program chairman; Janetta Taylor, assistant secretary, Paul Coonrod, sergeant-at-arms; Charsa- lynn Mitchell, sergeant-at-arms; and Amy Grant, reporter. Teacher Connie Hill is the sponsor. Scrapbook Jazzy performance Students of Tina's Dance and Gymnastics won third place in the petite jazz duo-trio dance division at the Dance Makers National Dream Competitions in June in Myrtle Beach, B.C. Pictured from left are Anna LaFlore, Keegan Smiley and Megan Kelley. TVs for attendance Students at Gafveston's Central Middle School with no absences for the first six-week grading period recently were eligible to take part in a drawing for two 13-inch color televisions. Adela Ybarra, second from left, and Doug Pilzin, second from right, were the winners. They are joined by Central social worker Charles Baldwin, left, and Hermon Blanks of Wal- Mart, which provided the televisions at a discount. Some 530 Central students had perfect attendance. The incentive program, new at the school this year, is designed to improve student attendance. Winning design James Templer of Galveston submitted the winning design in the poster contest for the eighth annual Galveston Island Jazz Festival. The event, Nov. 4-7 in downtown Galveston, will feature national and local jazz groups. How to submit news: Please halp us share your good news with friends and family all over Galveston County. What fits the Applause page? Lots of things — promotions, club projects, community events, church socials, news of your school's PTA. The best way to get a picture into Applause is to send us a close-up photograph of the subject's face with your story. 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