Hondo Anvil Herald (Hondo, Tex.), Vol. 106, No. 31, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 30, 1992 Page: 2 of 18
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Pat* 2, The Hondo Anvil Herald, Thursday, July 30,1992
Leadership 2000 applications in the mail
Leadership 2000 applications are
in the mail this week. The Hondo area
Leadership 2000 program is de-
signed to enable participants to gain
knowledge of the internal workings
of many of our local businesses,
schools, medical facilities, law en-
forcement agencies, government and
■social service organizations. The
program is open to everyone, but
only twenty (20) will be accepted
The program is held the third
Thursday of each month beginning in
September and ending in May 1993.
Participants are allowed only two
Jim Taggart, president of Commu-
nity National Bank, 1992 graduate of
Leadership 2000 said, " Leadership
2000 will expand the role of shaping
where the community should be
Where Hondo "goes" in the future
is the business of every citizen.
Leadership 2000 is a program de-
signed to enable participants to learn
what their community is all about, in
order to better understand,where it
can and should go in the future.
"I learned a great deal about the
community, city, county and state
operations, business and more. There
are many programs out there that
people don’t know about. Every topic
was very interesting. 1 made new
friends and 1 highly recommend that
everyone join and participate in
LEADERSHIP 2000,” according to
1992 graduate Danny Garcia, Prod-
uct Development Supervisor for
Universal Rundle Corp.
Leadership 2000 is not only an
opportunity to gain knowledge about
your community, but will allow par-
ticipants to become a part of a leader-
ship network that will be in the fore-
front in setting goals and marking the
direction our community takes in the
"Leadership 2000 is an excellent
building block for community in-
volvement. I feel that this program
should be a pre-requisite for anyone
running for public office. I also be-
lieve 1 will be better able to lead in
1847 - 145th Parish Anniversary - 1992
Holy Cross Church
Sunday August 2, 1992
57. DOMINIC'S HALL
Masses 5:30 P.M. Saturday and 10:00 A.M. Sunday
Beef Barbecue Dinner with all the Trimmings
at 11:30 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.
All Plates $4.00
Games • Horse Shoe Pitch Entertainment - Plenty Shade
Tamale and Barbecue Bun Sale in the Afternoon
2nd Annual Softball Tournament begins at 8:00 A.M.
DANCE AT NIGHT
Music by D.I. Lester Gut; - 6:00 to 10:00 P.M.
“Dance Time in- Texas”
Rev. Wallis Stiles & Parishioners Welcome You
the future. I will not speak from igno-
rance," said recent graduate James"
Tomey, II, real estate agent for
Hondo Realty about the program.
In order to be a leader, you must
know who you are leading and espe-
cially where you are leading. In order
to do this effectively you need-
knowledge about your product, in
this case, Hondo.
"1 though I knew a lot about
Hondo, but I was very surprised at
things I learned through the Leader-
ship 2000 program. Anyone who
would like a better understanding of
the inner workings of the various
government agencies, education sys-
tem, medical fields, business and
industry should enroll," Betsy
Herrmann, 1992 graduate and owner
of the Flightline Cafe said.
Leadership 2000 is for everyone.
Whether you intend to seek a role of
leader in the community or not. We,
as citizens of Hondo, must take the
lead and determine our own destiny.
But, in order to do so, we must be
The man who stands on the comer
and complains about everything
would perhaps change his opinion if
he knew more about his community,
who the current leaders are, how
government must be run by law,
where his electricity comes from and
Leadership 2000 is the first step in
insuring your future, fill out your
application and be involved.
If you do not get an application by
mail, please stop by or call the Cham-
ber of Commerce?MEDF office at
to be offered
The Hondo Independent School
District will offer GED testing on
Saturday, August 1,1992 at McDow-
ell Jr. High School. Testing will be
conducted from 8 a.m. to 12 noon. All
testing will take place in the McDow-
Areas of testing will include: Writ-
ing Skills, Social Studies, Science,
Literature and the Arts,-and Mathe-
Testing fees are $6. per Test Bat-
tery, $8.50 for the Writing Essay, and
$5 to Create New Student File.
For more information please con-
tact Mr. Vicente Arcos at 426-226f
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Wills..........................................................................Starting at $20
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Estate Planning, Probate,, Family Law, DWI,
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Not certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
The American Girls, Amanda Downs, 12; Shazta Krupala, 9; Shatara
Krupala, 8; and Countney Brantley, 4, performed for residents at
Community Care Center and Heritage Manor July 22. The girls have
been visiting all nursing homes in the area, including Uvalde, Bandera
nd Camp Wood., and residents have enjoyed their performances. The
girls are the grandchildren of Jim and Happy Brantley of Camp Wood.
Amanda and Courtney live in Camp Wood and Shatara and Shazta are
visiting from Bellville.
Heritage Manor news
By Lois Murie
Another great week has passed
here at Heritage Manor. The weeks
are flying and the children will be out
of summer school soon. Since our
home is such a fun palce, time really
goes in a hurry.
The residents elected officers at
the Resident Council meeting. Pedro
Samilpa was elected president, Ar-
turo "Tutie" Medina, vice president,
and Hattie Reinhart was chosen as
secretary. They will hold office for
The department heads enjoyed a
night out and dinner at Golden Wok.
Wereally enjoyed ournightout. Also
this gave our spouses a chance to
meet Allen Loyd, our new adminis-
trator. A great time was had by all.
We are looking forward to next
Great Night Out!
There are some very special
people having birthdays, among
them are Yvonna Flowers, our
teacher's aide; Rev. William Patter-
son, a loyal volunteer; and a very
special lady, Jackie Trimbath. Jackie
keeps up with Heritage Manor read-
ing my article each week. Jackie has
been like a second mom to Bemie
and 1 for years. She is a very dear and
What a great treat we had Wednes-
day. Happy Brantley and her grand-
children, the American girls from
Camp Wood, were here to sing.
Amanda Downs, age 12; Shayta
Krupala, age 9; Shatara Krupala, age
8; and Courtney Brantley, age 4.
They each sang solos and as a group.
They hope to visit us again near
Christmas. All the residents reJly
enjoyed the afternoon. Maybe we
will hear them on record soon. They
have a very proud grandmother. She
has been coaching them this summer.
Look out, Dolly!
A very big thanks to Yvette Proc-
tor, Monica Martinez and Sandy
Pina for volunteering in the work
shop. Kathy said she is realy enjoy-
ing everyone. We hope Yvette likes it
because we are very happy to have
her. Please keep on coming.
We finished out the week with the
First Baptist Church. Also the Latter
Day Saints Church members were
here to hold Bible study with the
residents. Don't forget the D'Hanis
Church picnic, Sunday. See you
there. Until next week, God bless.
Monday-Friday 8:30 to 5:00
Saturday by appointment
Hondo ISD School registration
Registration for the 1992-93
school year will take place on Tues-
day, August 4,1992, from 8:30 a.m.
to 12 noon and from 1 to 3:30 p.m.
Prekindergarten students that
have not pre-registered will register
in room 302 at Meyer Elementary.
To be eligible for enrollment in a
prekindergarten class a child must be
a least four years old on or before
September 1, 1992. In addition, the
child must be unable to speak and
comprehand the English language or
from a family whose income, accord-
ing to standards set by the State Board
of Education, is at or below subsis-
tence level. Proof of income must be
Kindergarten students that have
not pre-registered will register in
room 302 at Meyer Elementary.
All children who are five years old
on or before September 1,1992, are
eligible to attend the full day/full year
kindergarten program. Children en-
tering kindergarten are required to
have a birth certificate and immuni-
zation record upon entry.
Grades 1 - 2 will register at Meyer
Elementary in the Kindergarten
Wing. New students to Hondo
Schools must have immunization
record and are asked to register in
Grades 3 - 4 will register at Meyer
Elementary School in the First Grade
Wing. New students to Hondo
Schools must have immunization
record and are asked to register in
Grades 5 - 8 will conduct registra-
tion in the Principal's office. Students
who attended McDowell last year
were pre-registered in May 1992,
and need not come in unless there is
a change of address. New students to
Hondo Schools are reminded they
must have their most current report
card and/or grade slips and immuni-
Hondo High School: Grades 9 *
12 will conduct registration in the
principal's office. Students who were
pre-registered during April and May
1992, need not register unless they
wish to make a course change. New
students are reminded to have a tran-
script forwarded from the last school
they attended. New students to
Hondo should bring their most cur-
rent report card and/or grade slips
and immunization record.
Students who will be out of town or
otherwise unavailable on August 4th
should call the principal's office as
soon as possible after August 4th.
The first day of school for students
is August 20, 1992.
Faculty and staff will be involved
in preparation programs August 19.
The Good BearClub met again this
week to complete bears to be deliv-
ered Friday to Medina Community
Hospital and the Police Station. The
bears are for children who are in-
volved in a crisis or traumatic situ-
ation that involve these facilities. We
hope the bears can bring a smile and
help dry some tears.
Sixty-four bears have been com-
pleted by residents and volunteeis.
Material was donated by Winns. Our
youngest volunteer^ is Robbie Wat-
kins who has been curing out and
sewing some bears for us as a part of
his 4-H project.
We hope to make this an on going
project as our community services to
say thank you for all the things the
community does for us.
Wednesday was Berry Day. Voun-
teers brought berry desserts and resi-
dents made strawberry pies and
chocolate covered strawberries for
the party in the afternoon. Entertain-
ment was provided by The American
Girls. What a great show the girls put
on! Residents really enjoyed the af-
ternoon and meeting them. They
promised to come back at Christmas
rime if possible.
Following the girls performance,
we all enjoyed the delicious desserts.
Our thanks to all the volunteers
who helped make the afternoon a
Our thanks also to Father Stiles
from Holy Cross Catholic Church.
He and the Wayne Cheneys were
here to have a Mass for our Catholic
We are looking forward to August
and Nautical Month. A lot of interest-
ing activities planned. Watch the
calendar and join us.
We welcomed a new resident to
our facility on Thursday. Lucille
Patrick joined our family from Lake
Charles, LA. We are happy to have
her with us and will enjoy getting to
sent to TYC
Four Devine youths have received
sentencing in connection with a series
of burglaries which occurred in that
area two months ago.
A 16-year old and a 15-year old,
both boys, have been sentenced to the
Texas Youth Commission. Another
16-year old boy on parole from TYC
has had that parole revoked, and has
been sent back.
Another 15-yearoldwas sent to the
Medina County Juvenile Detention
Center on a long-term placement al-
ternative, according to Jeff Parsons,
director of the center.
All individuals working for wages
should check their income tax with-
holding at least once or twice each
year and adjust their Form W-4 if
Changes such as marriage, di-
vorce,^•birth of a child, an increase or
decrease in family income (wages,
interest, dividends), or the purchase
or sale of a personal residence are all
reasons to check your withholding.
Also, changes earlier this year to
the withholding tables may affect
employees' refunds next year; or
even cause a balance due.
To assist you in determining if
your withholding is correct, ask for
Publication 919, "IsMy Withholding
Correct for 1992" at your local IRS
office or call 1-800-829-3676.
First United Methodist Church
Corner of 1 6th and K Streets - Phone 426-2073
Invites you to
Come and Get Acquainted
during the month of August.
Each Sunday at 9:30 a.m. in the chapel, the pastor, Kent Kinard, will be leading an intro-
duction to the church called Basic Methodism for both members and visitors. Come learn
what Methodist teach, their history, organization, and missions. Meet church members and
get answers to some of those tough questions you always wanted to ask!
Children and Youth will be promoted to their new’grade beginning August 2nd.
For more information about Worship Services, Sunday School Classes, Youth Fellowships
and Opportunites for Christian Service, call or come by the church office weekdays from
8:30 a.m. til 1:00 p.m.
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