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VideoMissing: Male Boxer, since evening of Jan. 4, Hwy. 97 West, rear of Promised Land Creamery, $500 REWARD. Call 830-391-2240 with information.

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Immanuel Lutheran Church is now hiring for a Youth and Family Ministry Director. Pastoral: Minister to youth and their families during Sunday School and other church programs, being present in their lives outside the church walls, available for common concerns and in crisis situations. Leadership: Recruit and nurture Youth and Family Ministry program. Administration : Manage the planning process and coordinate with Pastor and Youth Committee all regular ministries to youth and their families. This includes youth of all ages on Sunday mornings and mid-week events; assisting with Confirmation, special events, trips and retreats, and parent meetings. Stewardship: Ongoing evaluation of the effectiveness of youth programs, manage youth ministry budget, and collaborate with the sponsors of each Youth group. Ability to build, lead, and empower youth. Ability to implement a ministry vision. Familiarity with Lutheran Doctrine required; must be comfortable teaching it and representing Lutheran Theology. Proficient computer skills using MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, database, email, internet, and social media. Supervisory experience preferred. Ability to adapt and evaluate curriculum preferred. Must have excellent organization, communication (verbal and written), and listening skills, with a high degree of initiative and accountability. Exceptional interpersonal and relational skills required, with sensitivity to church members and visitors. Understanding and enjoyment of youth and families and guiding their spiritual development. Please send resumes to immanuellavernia@gmail.com or call 830-253-8121.
Giggles and Smiles Learning Center now hiring teachers, must have high school diploma or GED, on job training, morning and afternoon shifts available. Inquire at 2000 10th St., Floresville, 830-393-3814 
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Concrete Cemetery group plans Nov. 17 meeting in LV


Concrete Cemetery group plans Nov. 17 meeting in LV
The headstone of Esperanza “Hope” Elizondo can be found in the Concrete Cemetery.


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The Concrete Cemetery Association will meet on Sunday, Nov. 17, at 2 p.m. in the GVEC meeting room at 13849 U.S. 87 in La Vernia.

Linda Walker, president of the association, invites members and friends of the Concrete Cemetery to attend and address the board with any concerns about the cemetery. Folks who visit the cemetery can view the grave of Hope Elizondo, a La Vernia student who was brutally murdered as she walked home from school in May 1938.

Her parents reported her missing and the sheriff’s office quickly responded and formed a search party. Among those who searched were Herron Wiseman, Oscar Tewes, Robert Scull, Asa Fuller, Charles Fuller, Sheriff George Boothe, and others. The people of La Vernia were devastated when they heard the news. Hope was buried in the Concrete Hispanic Cemetery. Her killer was found and executed in Huntsville. Hope’s parents, Pablo and Petra Elizondo, grieved for their beautiful daughter and Mrs. Elizondo died a few years later, apparently from grief. Hope’s brother lives in New Braunfels and her niece, in Georgetown.

For more information, call Shirley Grammer at 830-947-3176 or Helen Mattern 830-253-7002.
 

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