*************************************************************************** CONGRATULATORY AND MEMORIAL CALENDAR Thursday, April 7, 2005 9:00 A.M. *************************************************************************** ********CONGRATULATORY RESOLUTIONS******** HR 810 Chavez Honoring the El Paso Sun Bowl Association for its contributions to the sport of football and to El Paso and the surrounding region. HR 811 Chavez Commending the Ysleta Independent School District in El Paso for its outstanding educational achievements. HR 812 Chavez Honoring Lupe Casillas-Lowenberg of El Paso for her artistic accomplishments and contributions to the city. HR 813 Wong Honoring David Gockley for his tenure with the Houston Grand Opera. HR 814 Crownover Congratulating the members of Brave Combo on receipt of their second Grammy Award. HR 818 Madden Congratulating Brian and Jennifer Green of Richardson on the birth of their son, Tyson Vaughan Green. HR 819 Taylor / et al. Honoring the Friendswood High School girls basketball team and its source of inspiration, Neal McClaugherty, on another successful season. HR 820 Hill Congratulating Dr. Stephen K. Mittelstet of Dallas on 25 years as president of Richland College. HR 824 Leibowitz Congratulating the William H. Taft High School Lady Raiders basketball team of San Antonio for reaching the semifinals of the 2005 UIL state championships. HR 825 Chavez Congratulating Suzie Azar on her induction into the El Paso Commission for Women Hall of Fame. HR 826 Chavez Congratulating Patricia D. Quinn on her induction into the El Paso Commission for Women Hall of Fame. HR 827 Chavez Congratulating Lillian Williams Crouch on her induction into the El Paso Commission for Women Hall of Fame. HR 828 Chavez Congratulating the Reverend Felicia P. Hopkins on her induction into the El Paso Commission for Women Hall of Fame. HR 829 Chavez Congratulating Becky Duval Reese on her induction into the El Paso Commission for Women Hall of Fame. HR 831 McClendon Welcoming the alumni reunion of Central High School in Parkin, Arkansas, to San Antonio. HR 833 Zedler Congratulating Timothy Daniel Jackson on becoming an Eagle Scout. HR 838 Craddick Congratulating Clevy and Leona Hancock of Midland on their 67th wedding anniversary. HR 839 Craddick Congratulating Jack and Yvonne Scarbrough of Midland on their 50th wedding anniversary. HR 840 Craddick Honoring Merejildo and Felipa Heredia of Midland on their 70th wedding anniversary. HR 841 Craddick Honoring Cecil and Dorothy Sain on their 50th wedding anniversary. HR 849 Cook, Byron Congratulating native Texan Billy Yates of the New England Patriots on his notable athletic achievements. HR 852 Raymond Honoring Brizuela Leather Goods & Shoe Repair and Brizuela's Shoe & Boot Repair for their longstanding service to the people of Laredo and commending Eduardo Brizuela and his family for their achievements in business. HR 853 Raymond Honoring Daniel Lopez for his contributions to the Laredo business community. HR 858 Otto Congratulating the Cleveland High School Lady Indians basketball team for winning second place in the 2005 UIL state championship. HR 859 Otto Honoring Meta Garvey Thomas of Cleveland, Texas, for her decades of service to the Cleveland Independent School District. HR 864 Castro Congratulating Alexandria Escobedo of San Antonio on her acceptance into the Joint Admission Medical Program. HR 865 Flynn Recognizing Texas Paralegal Day on October 23, 2005, and welcoming the members of the Texas Alliance of Paralegal Associations to the Capitol on April 15, 2005. HR 867 Laubenberg Recognizing March 23, 2005, as Texas Nursing Students' Association Day at the State Capitol. HR 868 Hughes Congratulating the Gilmer High School Buckeyes football team for winning the Class 3A Division II state championship. HR 870 Hughes Congratulating Lt. Gerard "Greg" Mandreger on being named Upshur County emergency management coordinator. HR 871 Hughes Honoring Bill Palmer for his military service during World War II. HR 872 Chavez Congratulating Judge Edward Marquez of El Paso on his receipt of the Lucy G. Acosta Humanitarian Award. HR 873 Chavez Honoring C. S. "Dusty" Rhodes of El Paso for his service to his community. HR 874 Chavez Recognizing the Border Fair Housing and Economic Justice Center in El Paso during Fair Housing Month in April. HR 876 Chavez Congratulating Terry Hammond of El Paso on his receipt of the Lucy G. Acosta Humanitarian Award. HR 877 Chavez Congratulating Gary Hedrick of El Paso on his receipt of the Lucy G. Acosta Humanitarian Award. HR 878 Castro Commemorating the dedication of Nani Falcone Community Park and paying tribute to its namesake for his myriad contributions to the city of San Antonio. HR 882 Moreno, Joe E. Congratulating Leopold R. Moreno on receiving the Bronze Star Medal. HR 883 Truitt Congratulating Given Kachepa of Colleyville on his receipt of a 2005 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. HR 886 Herrero Congratulating Daniel and Ruby Roberts on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary. HR 889 King, Tracy Honoring Dale L. Bates of San Angelo for his contributions to promoting weather modification technologies in Texas. HR 890 Hughes Honoring the ALERT cadets for their contributions to the tsunami relief efforts. HR 894 Jones, Jesse Honoring the Reverend Michael D. Pryor for serving as Pastor of the Day for the Texas House of Representatives. HR 896 McCall Honoring students, volunteers, and staff of Hedgcoxe Elementary School in Plano for their participation in Chez Snoopy. HR 897 McCall Congratulating the Prestonwood Christian Academy girls' soccer team for winning the TAPPS Division II state championship. HR 898 McCall Honoring Mary Alice Skaggs of Celina for her dedication to teaching on the occasion of her 97th birthday. HR 901 Oliveira Honoring Joseph W. Norris, P.E., of Harlingen on his 50th birthday and commending him for his significant contributions to the state as a professional engineer. HR 903 Jones, Jesse Commending Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated, on the occasion of its members' visit to the State Capitol. HR 904 McClendon Honoring the San Antonio Youth Council of the NAACP on the occasion of its sixth annual Youth Image Awards Banquet. HR 906 Van Arsdale Honoring St. Edward's University student Renee Elizabeth Etheridge on her 20th birthday. HR 942 Keel Recognizing April 10-16, 2005, as Texas Crime Victims' Rights Week. HCR 129 Hilderbran Recognizing the 125th anniversary of the Y. O. Ranch. **********MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS********** 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 382 Gattis In memory of Corporal Joseph E. Fite of Round Rock. HR 749 Baxter In memory of Erleen Farris Martin of Lago Vista. HR 760 Hopson In memory of Crawford Godfrey of Jacksonville. HR 761 Hopson In memory of Norris Starkey of Jacksonville. HR 762 Hopson In memory of Barbara Greig of Jacksonville. HR 821 Rose In memory of Lenora Dorsett. HR 822 Bailey In memory of Sam Polk, Jr., of San Antonio. HR 830 Hodge In memory of John Anthony Allegro of Dallas. HR 850 Chavez In memory of Gary Del Palacio of El Paso. HR 854 Raymond In memory of U.S. Marine Lance Corporal Adolfo Lopez of Laredo. HR 857 Naishtat In memory of Maurice Miller of Austin. HR 875 Chavez Honoring the life of Maria del Socorro Ramirez. HR 881 Moreno, Joe E. In memory of Antonio Ramirez of Clute. HR 891 Kuempel In memory of U.S. Army Sergeant Barry Kenneth Meza of Seguin. HR 892 Kuempel Honoring the life of U.S. Army Reserve Specialist Lauro Garcia DeLeon III of Floresville. HR 893 Jones, Jesse In memory of Julia Scott Reed of Dallas. HR 899 McCall In memory of Arthur John Martin of Plano. HR 905 McClendon In memory of U.S. Army Sergeant First Class Michael Battles, Sr., of San Antonio. HR 907 Hilderbran In memory of Chuck Tait of Kerrville. HCR 125 Hartnett In memory of former State Representative Frederick Joseph Agnich of Dallas. HCR 126 Craddick In memory of Clayton McKinney of Midland, retired Texas Ranger and chief deputy of the Midland County Sheriff's Office.