*************************************************************************** CONGRATULATORY AND MEMORIAL CALENDAR Thursday, February 24, 2005 10:00 A.M. *************************************************************************** ********CONGRATULATORY RESOLUTIONS******** HR 202 Chavez Honoring Mona Loper of El Paso for her contributions to the sport of bowling. HR 204 Crownover Congratulating Jim Swan of Sanger on his induction into the Retriever Hall of Fame. HR 207 Corte Honoring Susie Ransleben Villarreal of San Antonio on her retirement from the Texas Department of Transportation. HR 210 Martinez Fischer Congratulating Cecilia Casarez of San Antonio on earning a Bank of America Foundation Neighborhood Excellence Initiative Local Hero award. HR 211 Martinez Fischer Congratulating the congregation of West End Baptist Church of San Antonio on the church's centennial. HR 214 Hodge Honoring Wendy Rohne of Dallas on her many contributions to her community. HR 215 Goodman / Zedler / Grusendorf Honoring the City of Arlington. HR 217 Farabee Honoring Dawn and Jim Haddox on the birth of their baby boy and recognizing Kenneth Alexander Haddox as an Honorary Texan. HR 220 Baxter Honoring Dr. Rodolfo Alamia for being named by the American Diabetes Association-Capital Area as its 2005 Patient Advocate. HR 222 Raymond Honoring Pete Astudillo. HR 223 Geren Honoring A. Dwain Mayfield on the occasion of his retirement from Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company in Fort Worth. HR 227 Goolsby Honoring Senior Corporal Lance Crawford on being named the Dallas Police Association's 2004 Cops' Cop. HR 229 Dawson Congratulating Renee McGuire on being named 2004 Citizen of the Year by the Pearland Chamber of Commerce. HR 230 Dawson Congratulating Gary Bucek on earning the Chairman's Award from the Pearland Chamber of Commerce. HR 231 Dawson Congratulating the Pearland Independent School District on being named 2004 Member of the Year by the Pearland Chamber of Commerce. HR 232 Dawson Congratulating A & A Cleaning Services on earning the 2004 Business of the Year Award from the Pearland Chamber of Commerce. HR 233 Dawson Congratulating Steve Friedman on being named 2004 Ambassador of the Year by the Pearland Chamber of Commerce. HR 234 Hamilton Honoring Lola Burgess on her retirement as executive vice president of the Silsbee Chamber of Commerce. HR 238 Gonzalez Toureilles Honoring Emily Shane of Beeville on her selection to the Texas Music Educators Association Women's All-State Choir for 2005. HR 239 Gonzalez Toureilles Congratulating Eric Latcham of A. C. Jones High School in Beeville for being named to the All-State Academic Football Team by the Texas High School Coaches Association. HR 240 Crownover Honoring Tom Harpool for his contributions to the Denton community. HR 241 Bonnen Honoring Joseph Hughes Snow on being presented the Angleton Chamber of Commerce Pioneer Award. HR 248 Pena / Gonzales / Escobar Congratulating Edinburg fire chief Shawn Michael Snider on his election as fourth vice president of the State Firemen's and Fire Marshals' Association of Texas. HR 250 Pena / Gonzales / Escobar Honoring Dr. Blandina Cardenas on her selection as president of The University of Texas-Pan American. HR 254 Hill Honoring the 50th anniversary of the Richardson Police Department. HR 256 Raymond Honoring Los Pepitos Schoolhouse of Laredo, its current staff and leader, Rosalinda Gonzalez, and the memory of its founder, Maria de Socorro Ruiz Gonzalez. HR 259 Martinez Fischer Congratulating the San Antonio Police Department's SWAT team for winning first place at the 2004 World SWAT Challenge. HR 260 Martinez Fischer Congratulating Olympic gold medalist Darold Williamson of San Antonio. HR 262 Naishtat Honoring Project 2005 of The University of Texas at Austin. HR 263 Naishtat Congratulating Communities in Schools-Central Texas, Inc., on the occasion of its 20th anniversary. HR 265 Naishtat Congratulating Donald M. Loving on his retirement as executive director of Communities in Schools-Central Texas, Inc., in Austin. HR 270 Gattis Honoring Lance Corporal Justin Gower for his courageous service to his country. HR 274 Kolkhorst Honoring Andra Kareem Manson of Brenham for his track and field accomplishments. HR 275 Kolkhorst Congratulating Kelly Kaminski of Bellville on winning the barrel-racing championship at the National Finals Rodeo. HR 282 Davis, Yvonne Congratulating Dr. Mamie McKnight on her receipt of the Profiles in Leadership Award of the SMU Women's Symposium. HR 286 Berman Honoring Richard J. DeSanto for his exceptional leadership as chairman of the Mental Health Corporations of America, Inc., Board of Directors. HR 287 Orr Honoring the Johnson County Junior Livestock Show and Youth Fair in its 45th year. HR 289 Dawson Congratulating Carol Sue Gibbs of Bay City on being selected the 2004 Woman of the Year by the Bay City Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture. HR 290 Dawson Congratulating Kenneth Thames of Bay City on being named 2004 Man of the Year by the Bay City Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture. HR 291 Dawson Congratulating Clare Bowman on being named Educator of the Year by the Bay City Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture. HR 292 Craddick Congratulating Charles and Douglas Ann Blue on their golden wedding anniversary. HR 293 Craddick Congratulating Charlie and Bernice Passur on their golden wedding anniversary. HR 294 Craddick Congratulating Bill and Bobbie Simmons on their 60th wedding anniversary. HR 295 Craddick Congratulating Bob and Carolyn Clark on their 50th wedding anniversary. HR 296 Craddick Congratulating Knoxie Gore and Charles Gore, Jr., on their 50th wedding anniversary. HR 297 Craddick Congratulating David and Shirley Halfmann on their 50th wedding anniversary. HR 298 Craddick Congratulating George and Doris Schwartz on their 50th wedding anniversary. HR 299 Craddick Congratulating A. D. and Mary Reed on their 50th wedding anniversary. HR 300 Craddick Congratulating Jack and Dorothy Stovall on their 50th wedding anniversary. HR 301 Craddick Congratulating Gaylon and Dora Lee Winkler of Monahans on their 50th wedding anniversary. HR 302 Craddick Congratulating Horace and Alto West on their 65th wedding anniversary. HR 303 Craddick Congratulating Otto and Ida Lisenbee on their 72nd wedding anniversary. HR 304 Craddick Congratulating Lance and Amelia Furlow on their 68th wedding anniversary. HR 305 Craddick Congratulating Otha and Veneda Brown on their 50th wedding anniversary. HR 306 Craddick Congratulating Dale and Dorothy Kidd on their 60th wedding anniversary. HR 307 Craddick Congratulating Hank and Thelma Myers on their golden wedding anniversary. HR 308 Craddick Congratulating Eddie and Cleta Hughes on their golden wedding anniversary. HR 309 Craddick Congratulating Layton and Joyce Oliver on their golden wedding anniversary. HR 310 Craddick Congratulating Carlos and Guadalupe Perez on their golden wedding anniversary. HR 311 Craddick Congratulating Dick and LaVera Mitchell on their golden wedding anniversary. HR 312 Craddick Congratulating Gib and Sarah Sherman on their golden wedding anniversary. HR 357 Hughes Congratulating Harrison Westmoreland of Marshall for winning first place in the 125 Amateur Class of the Texas Cross Country Racing Association. HR 358 Hughes Commending Mildred Castell of Marshall on her retirement and congratulating Mildred and Harvey Castell on their 57th wedding anniversary. HR 362 Cook, Byron Honoring the Reverend Dairy G. Johnson on the occasion of his 20th anniversary with Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church in Corsicana. HR 364 Anchia Honoring Arturo Violante of Arlington for his civic and professional accomplishments. HR 365 Anchia Honoring Reginald Gates of Dallas. HR 367 Bohac Commemorating the grand opening of the Czech Cultural Center Houston. HR 368 Bohac Honoring Wally and Barbara Bircher of Houston on their 50th wedding anniversary. **********MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS********** HR 206 Quintanilla In memory of Alicia Montes of San Elizario. HR 208 Quintanilla In memory of Manuel Trejo of El Paso. HR 209 Quintanilla In memory of Katherine Guerra of San Elizario. HR 216 Casteel Honoring the life of Marine Lance Corporal Tony Leigh Hernandez of Canyon Lake. HR 219 Pena / Gonzales In memory of Benito G. Rodriguez of Edinburg. HR 221 Raymond In memory of U.S. Marine Lance Corporal Juan Rodrigo Rodriguez of Laredo. HR 226 Goolsby In memory of Edmund Reynolds Wood of Dallas. HR 245 Bohac In memory of Ralph Edward Smith, Sr., of Houston. HR 253 Smith, Wayne / Taylor Honoring the life of William Frank Crocker of Galveston County. HR 261 Martinez Fischer In memory of Roger Anthony Flores II of San Antonio. HR 268 Gattis In memory of Calvin Luther Chance, Sr., of Williamson County. HR 269 Gattis In memory of Amy Lynn Donovan of Georgetown. HR 271 Gattis In memory of Sergeant Michael Luke Boatright of Liberty Hill. HR 273 Kolkhorst Honoring the life of Mary Pilger Giles of Iola. HR 277 Dukes In memory of Roy Evans. HR 278 Quintanilla In memory of Mike Franco of Clint. HR 279 Quintanilla In memory of Guillermo D. Franco of Clint. HR 280 Quintanilla In memory of William Holland Rutherford, Jr., of El Paso. HR 283 Ritter Honoring the life of Anthony Joseph Ippolito of Port Arthur. HR 314 Smith, Wayne In memory of Nancy Riley Whatley Mundinger of Baytown. HR 315 Gallego In memory of Bill Golden of Alpine. HR 363 Anchia In memory of U.S. Marine Lance Corporal Nazario Serrano of Irving. HR 366 Bohac Honoring the life of Major Leo Telchik, Sr., U.S. Army (Ret.), of Houston. HCR 47 Dukes / et al. Concurrent resolution honoring the life of civil rights leader James Leonard Farmer, Jr. HCR 62 Hughes In memory of Dr. Edmund Whetstone Robb, Jr., of Marshall. HCR 67 Pena In memory of Dr. Carlos Ramon Saca of Edinburg.