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Congratulatory And Memorial Calendar

Thursday, February 24, 2011
10:00 AM

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********** CONGRATULATORY RESOLUTIONS **********

HCR 59              Berman
Designating February 28 to March 1, 2011, as East Texas Coalition Days at the State Capitol.

HR 18               Alonzo
Honoring the life and music of Stevie Ray Vaughan.

HR 20               Flynn
Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the First State Bank of Ben Wheeler.

HR 21               Alonzo
Congratulating Reynaldo Lopez on being named Coach of the Year by NTSA-USA.

HR 28               Alonzo
Recognizing the 24th annual Grand Prairie Cinco de Mayo celebration.

HR 29               Alonzo
Recognizing the 25th annual Grand Prairie Cinco de Mayo celebration.

HR 30               Alonzo
Commemorating the 108th anniversary of Oak Cliff's annexation to Dallas.

HR 31               Alonzo
Commemorating the 109th anniversary of Oak Cliff's annexation to Dallas.

HR 34               Menendez
Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission.

HR 35               Hardcastle / et al.
Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Vernon Chamber of Commerce.

HR 36               Alonzo
Commemorating the 42nd anniversary of the 1969 Crystal City student walkout.

HR 37               Alonzo
Commemorating the 43rd anniversary of the 1969 Crystal City student walkout.

HR 40               Alonzo
Honoring the Dallas Association for Bilingual Education for its outstanding record of service to the community and congratulating its 2011 officers.

HR 41               Alonzo
Honoring the Dallas Association for Bilingual Education for its outstanding record of service to the community and congratulating its 2012 officers.

HR 42               Alonzo
Commemorating the fifth anniversary of the Dallas Mega March for American Values and Justice on April 9, 2011.

HR 43               Alonzo
Commemorating the sixth anniversary of the Dallas Mega March for American Values and Justice on April 9, 2012.

HR 46               Alonzo
Honoring participants in the University of North Texas Roberto R. Alonzo Bilingual/ESL Education Scholars Program for 2011.

HR 47               Alonzo
Honoring participants in the University of North Texas Roberto R. Alonzo Bilingual/ESL Education Scholars Program for 2012.

HR 49               Hochberg
Congratulating Rushan Gao of Houston on his achievements in and support of senior games competition.

HR 50               Craddick
Congratulating State Representative Beverly Woolley and Lynn Woolley on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 52               Craddick
Congratulating Sherman and Elaine Wright of Midland on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 53               Craddick
Congratulating Lester and Carole Headrick of Midland on their 45th wedding anniversary.

HR 54               Hilderbran
Congratulating Doyle and Doris Thomas of Kerrville on their 70th wedding anniversary.

HR 56               Hilderbran
Congratulating Mary and Howard Conoway of Kerrville on their 77th wedding anniversary.

HR 61               Hilderbran
Congratulating Noel and Frances Marie Bryant of Kerrville on their 71st wedding anniversary.

HR 67               Solomons
Congratulating Dr.Lee Oneacre on being named 2010 Dentist of the Year by the Dallas County Dental Society.

HR 76               Alonzo
Honoring the 2011 and former presidents of the Mexican American Democrats.

HR 77               Alonzo
Honoring the 2012 and former presidents of the Mexican American Democrats.

HR 78               Alonzo
Commemorating the 163rd anniversary of the date the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo was signed, ending the Mexican War.

HR 79               Alonzo
Commemorating the 164th anniversary of the date the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo was signed, ending the Mexican War.

HR 80               Alonzo
Commemorating Cinco de Mayo 2011.

HR 81               Alonzo
Commemorating Cinco de Mayo 2012.

HR 86               Alonzo
Commending members of the Texas Dental Association and Texas Dental Association Smiles Foundation and recognizing the 2011 Texas Missions of Mercy.

HR 87               Alonzo
Commending members of the Texas Dental Association and Texas Dental Association Smiles Foundation and recognizing the 2012 Texas Missions of Mercy.

HR 93               Craddick
Honoring George and Frances Ratliff of Midland on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 94               Craddick
Congratulating Ed and Nancy Billingsley of Lamesa on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 95               Craddick
Congratulating Billy and Sarah Edwards of O'Donnell on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 96               Craddick
Congratulating Wesley and Donna Teague of Lamesa on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 97               Craddick
Congratulating Joe and Sheila Matlock of Midland on their 45th wedding anniversary.

HR 98               Craddick
Honoring Carriel and Jannette Nipp on their 60th wedding anniversary.

HR 99               Christian
Commemorating the dedication of a Texas State Historical Marker at the First United Methodist Church of Buna.

HR 103              Laubenberg
Recognizing March 3, 2011, as Lone Star Association of Charitable Clinics Day.

HR 106              Hilderbran
Congratulating Lyle and Colleen McGuffin of Kerrville on their 75th wedding anniversary.

HR 109              Hilderbran
Honoring Katie Bridges of Marble Falls for creating the Operation Cover a Friend initiative.

HR 112              McClendon
Congratulating Sebastian Lang-Lessing on being named music director of the San Antonio Symphony.

HR 113              Solomons
Congratulating Silas Nathaniel Huff on his selection as a U.S. Army band officer.

HR 114              Solomons
Congratulating the volleyball team of Hebron High School in Carrollton on winning the UIL 5A state championship.

HR 116              Naishtat
Commemorating the centennial of The University of Texas at Austin Department of Government.

HR 119              King, Phil
Congratulating Elvera Johnson on her retirement as district clerk of Parker County.

HR 121              King, Phil
Congratulating Don Chrestman on his retirement as district judge of Parker County.

HR 122              King, Phil
Congratulating Jayne Williams Choate on her retirement as justice of the peace of Parker County.

HR 123              King, Phil
Congratulating Melvin Simons on his retirement as justice of the peace for Precinct 4 in Parker County.

HR 124              Alvarado
Honoring Herb M. Yambra of Houston for his work relating to railroad safety in the Lone Star State.

HR 130              King, Phil
Honoring the Grace After Fire organization for providing support and resources to women veterans.

HR 132              Flynn
Recognizing March 1, 2011, as Hunt County Day at the State Capitol.

HR 134              Button
Honoring Dover Elementary School in Richardson on being named a 2010 Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education.

HR 138              Laubenberg
Honoring Tim Looper for his work with the Celina Pee Wee Football sixth-grade team.

HR 152              Raymond
Honoring former Texas Longhorn Daniel "Colt" McCoy on his achievements as an athlete and volunteer.

HR 153              Flynn
Congratulating Larry and Linda Harper of Commerce on their 40th wedding anniversary.

HR 154              Flynn
Congratulating Tony and Linda Gavin of Caddo Mills on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 155              Flynn
Recognizing February 23, 2011, as Rains County Day at the State Capitol.

HR 166              Callegari
Commemorating the dedication of Stan C. Stanley Elementary School in Katy.

HR 167              Callegari
Congratulating David Roy Bull on his graduation from Mountain Vista High School.

HR 168              Callegari
Honoring the City of Katy on its receipt of a 2010 Governor's Community Achievement Award.

HR 170              Hughes
Congratulating Agnes Eve Pulk Farmer of Wood County on the occasion of her 90th birthday.

HR 173              Darby
Honoring Bill Tullos of Arden on being chosen as the recipient of the 2010 National Golden Spur Award.

HR 186              Craddick
Commending Carolyn Turner, former district clerk of Dawson County, for her 33 years of service to the county.

HR 191              Menendez
Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the founding of VFW Lackland Memorial Post 9174.

HR 207              Raymond
Honoring Drew Brees for his outstanding achievements in football and for his charitable works.

HR 208              Raymond
Congratulating Ana Rodriguez on her selection as Miss Texas USA 2011.

HR 214              Sheffield
Congratulating Bob and Sue Stone of Temple on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 217              Kolkhorst
Congratulating Dorothy Morgan on her retirement as Washington County judge.

HR 220              Hochberg
Honoring the Azerbaijani residents of Houston.

HR 226              Callegari
Honoring Daniel Cardinal DiNardo, Archbishop of Galveston-Houston.

HR 227              Callegari
Recognizing the opening of Texas Children's Hospital West Campus in Katy.

HR 233              Hochberg
Honoring Briarmeadow Charter School in the Houston Independent School District on its selection as a 2010 Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education.

HR 234              Guillen
Honoring Ruperto Canales, Jr., of San Diego, Texas, for his many years of exemplary service as a coach and teacher.

HR 237              Gooden
Recognizing February 1, 2011, as Cedar Creek Lake Area Day at the State Capitol.

HR 246              Flynn
Congratulating Brigadier General Victor Ortiz on the occasion of his retirement from the Texas State Guard.

HR 247              Flynn
Congratulating Penny Smeltzer of Round Rock ISD on her receipt of the 2010 O'Donnell Texas AP Teacher Award.

HR 249              Marquez
Commemorating the opening of the new baseball and softball athletic fields at El Paso High School.

HR 250              Marquez
Congratulating Nandie Adams of Canutillo High School in El Paso on her outstanding play during the 2010-2011 basketball season.

HR 255              Sheffield
Congratulating Jim and Maxine Howell of Temple on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 256              Sheffield
Congratulating Robert and Alice Hoelscher of Red Ranger on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 257              Sheffield
Congratulating Roy and Iris Kneese of Belton on their 60th wedding anniversary.

HR 258              Schwertner
Honoring Nicholas Charles McAtee on becoming an Eagle Scout.

HR 259              Schwertner
Congratulating Kyle Westley Deal, Jr., on achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

HR 260              Schwertner
Congratulating Jason Andrew Deal on achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

HR 266              Riddle
Honoring Fred and Mary Jane Parrow of Spring on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 270              Flynn
Congratulating Orville and Becky Gentry of Greenville on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 271              Flynn
Congratulating Colonel Manuel Rodriguez on his promotion to brigadier general and his assignment as deputy commander, Army, Texas State Guard.

HR 272              Shelton
Congratulating the Texas Christian University football team on its undefeated 2010-2011 season.

HR 275              McClendon
Congratulating the Reverend Dr. Ronald and Sister Lillian R. Benson on their 30th pastoral anniversary with Bethany First Baptist Church in San Antonio.

HR 290              Orr
Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the First Presbyterian Church of Clifton.

HR 291              Strama
Congratulating the Hendrickson High School Marching Band of Pflugerville on being named the 2010-2011 Grand Master Champion at the Fiesta Bowl Band Championship in Arizona.

HR 293              Craddick
Congratulating Melven and JoAn Lobstein of Sparenburg on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 298              Hardcastle
Recognizing March 24, 2011, as Wilbarger County and City of Vernon Day at the State Capitol.

HR 299              Hardcastle
Congratulating the Vernon College men's rodeo team on winning the 2010 national championship at the College National Finals Rodeo.

HR 302              Button / et al.
Recognizing Richardson Republican Women as its members visit the State Capitol for Texas Federation of Republican Women Day on March 3, 2011.

HR 303              Button / et al.
Honoring Dr. Carolyn Bukhair for her outstanding service in behalf of the Richardson Independent School District.

HR 305              Schwertner
Congratulating Jonathon Douglas Deal of Cameron on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.

HR 307              Marquez
Commending Dr. Andres S. Enriquez for his service as 2010-2011 president of the El Paso County Medical Society.

HR 311              Anchia
Commending Sara Reidy of Dallas for her contributions as a community advocate.

HR 312              Workman
Congratulating the Regents School of Austin football team on winning the 2010 TAPPS Division III state championship.

HR 314              McClendon
Commemorating the 100th anniversary of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in San Antonio.

HR 315              McClendon
Congratulating retired U.S. Army Sergeant Major Turner N. McGarity on receiving the Veterans Braintrust Award from the Congressional Black Caucus.

HR 317              Flynn
Congratulating John and Charlotte Turner on their 40th wedding anniversary.

HR 319              Flynn
Honoring the Canton Autumn Stroll Barbecue Cook-off.

HR 320              Gonzales, Larry
Recognizing March 23, 2011, as Hutto Day at the State Capitol.

HR 321              Craddick
Honoring the late William D. Kleine for his posthumous induction into the Petroleum Hall of Fame.

HR 322              Craddick
Congratulating Gerald and Nancy Parsons of Lamesa on their 60th wedding anniversary.

HR 323              Morrison
Congratulating Robby Burdge on being named the Victoria Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year for 2010.

HR 325              Christian
Honoring Malcolm Samuel Weaver of Center for his contributions to East Texas.

HR 327              Sheffield
Congratulating Bill and Marjorie Knight of Belton on their 60th wedding anniversary.

HR 328              Sheffield
Honoring Louis DeLaRosa, Jr., and Ophelia DeLaRosa of Temple on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 332              Aliseda / et al.
Recognizing February 10, 2011, as Jim Wells County Day at the State Capitol.

HR 338              Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Recognizing February 9, 2011, as Waco Day at the State Capitol.

HR 344              McClendon
Congratulating Dr.Carl Johnson on his retirement as pastor of Greater Corinth Baptist Church in San Antonio.

HR 346              McClendon
Congratulating Mentoria Lewis Sherfield on her retirement from the San Antonio Independent School District.

HR 347              McClendon
Congratulating Joseph C. Walsh, Jr., on his retirement from Laurel Street Church of Christ in San Antonio.

HR 351              McClendon
Congratulating James Hudson on his retirement from VIA Metropolitan Transit in San Antonio.

HR 352              McClendon
Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Antioch Missionary Baptist Church in San Antonio.

HR 356              McClendon
Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the San Antonio Chapter of The Links, Incorporated.


********** MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS **********

HCR 32              Craddick
In memory of Lindley Paul Latham of Midland.

HCR 38              Eiland
Paying tribute to the life of Texas heroine Jane Herbert Wilkinson Long.

HCR 47              Guillen
In memory of U.S. Army Private First Class Ira Benjamin Laningham IV of Zapata.

HR 17               Raymond
In memory of former Laredo city councilman Joe A. Guerra.

HR 22               Alonzo
Paying tribute to the life of Irma Rangel and honoring the students of the Irma Lerma Rangel Young Women's Leadership School on the seventh anniversary of the opening of the school.

HR 23               Alonzo
Paying tribute to the life of Irma Rangel and honoring the students of the Irma Lerma Rangel Young Women's Leadership School on the eighth anniversary of the opening of the school.

HR 26               Alonzo
Honoring the life of Cesar Chavez and commemorating the 84th anniversary of his birth on March 31, 2011.

HR 27               Alonzo
Honoring the life of Cesar Chavez and commemorating the 85th anniversary of his birth on March 31, 2012.

HR 38               Alonzo
In memory of Tejano Legend Laura Canales of Kingsville on April 16, 2011, the sixth anniversary of her death.

HR 39               Alonzo
In memory of Tejano Legend Laura Canales of Kingsville on April 16, 2012, the seventh anniversary of her death.

HR 44               Alonzo
Honoring the life of Selena Quintanilla Perez on March 31, 2011, the 16th anniversary of her passing.

HR 45               Alonzo
Honoring the life of Selena Quintanilla Perez on March 31, 2012, the 17th anniversary of her passing.

HR 57               Hilderbran
In memory of Eleanor Dozier of Kerrville.

HR 58               Hilderbran
In memory of William H. Williams, Kerr County commissioner.

HR 59               Hilderbran
In memory of Mary Terry of Georgetown.

HR 60               Hilderbran
In memory of U.S. Marine Corporal Jacob Carl Leicht of Kerrville.

HR 62               Hilderbran
In memory of Allyn Paul Roussel of New Orleans, Louisiana.

HR 64               Hilderbran
In memory of longtime Kerrville resident Linda Lashley Trisch.

HR 65               Hilderbran
In memory of Jacquelynn Richardson Kyle of Pipe Creek.

HR 68               Hilderbran
In memory of John V. Spikes of Hunt.

HR 69               Hilderbran
In memory of Kenneth W. Arthur of Concan.

HR 70               Hilderbran
In memory of Elaine Hart Dortch of Longview.

HR 71               Hilderbran
In memory of Sharon Ann Dykes of Horseshoe Bay.

HR 72               Hilderbran
In memory of Edward Allen North of Kerrville.

HR 84               Alonzo
Honoring the life of Benito Juarez on March 21, 2011, the 205th anniversary of his birth.

HR 85               Alonzo
Honoring the life of Benito Juarez on March 21, 2012, the 206th anniversary of his birth.

HR 90               Alonzo
Paying tribute to the life of William C. Velasquez, founder of the Southwest Voter Registration Education Project, on June 15, 2011, the 23rd anniversary of his death.

HR 91               Alonzo
Paying tribute to the life of William C. Velasquez, founder of the Southwest Voter Registration Education Project, on June 15, 2012, the 24th anniversary of his death.

HR 105              Hilderbran
In memory of U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Michael C. Murphrey.

HR 108              Hilderbran
In memory of U.S. Army Private First Class Benjamen Glen Chisholm.

HR 110              Hopson
In memory of Cecil Alvis Staples of Palestine.

HR 115              Woolley
In memory of U.S. Army Specialist Pedro Antonio Maldonado of Houston.

HR 135              Cain
In memory of Don Meredith, former SMU and Dallas Cowboys quarterback and longtime sportscaster.

HR 139              King, Phil
In memory of Mundy Ingalls Peale, Jr., of Lake Kiowa.

HR 142              Hunter
In memory of Dr. Billy Jim Blankenship of Corpus Christi.

HR 144              Patrick, Diane
In memory of Willie Belle Porter of Longview.

HR 146              Paxton
In memory of U.S. Army Private First Class Cody A. Board of McKinney.

HR 147              Giddings
Honoring the life of Dan S. Petty of Dallas.

HR 165              Callegari / et al.
In memory of Dr. Susan Diane Jackson.

HR 169              Hughes
In memory of Donald Keith Dubbs of Mineola.

HR 176              Naishtat
In memory of Susan Bright of Austin.

HR 187              Schwertner
In memory of Vernon Hunter of Cedar Park.

HR 188              Schwertner
In memory of Leonard Allen Reed of Cedar Park.

HR 190              Schwertner
In memory of U.S. Army Second Lieutenant Darryn Deen Andrews.

HR 196              Woolley
In memory of Steven Patrick Kanaly of Houston.

HR 197              King, Phil
In memory of U.S. Army Private First Class Austin Garrett Staggs.

HR 199              Schwertner
In memory of Michael Grant Cahill of Cameron.

HR 212              Harper-Brown
In memory of Otto William Bielss, Jr., of Irving.

HR 215              Zedler
In memory of Jean May Keller of Arlington.

HR 223              Rodriguez, Eddie
In memory of David "Lee" Walker of Dripping Springs.

HR 236              Callegari / et al.
In memory of Floyd A. Mechler, Jr., of Spring.

HR 240              Patrick, Diane / et al.
In memory of former Arlington mayor, U.S. representative, and Tarrant County judge Tom J. Vandergriff.

HR 242              Patrick, Diane / et al.
In memory of Officer Jillian Michelle Smith of the Arlington Police Department.

HR 244              Hilderbran
In memory of Robert R. Woodward of Kerrville.

HR 248              Marquez
In memory of Artemisa "Arte" Salinas of El Paso.

HR 265              King, Phil
In memory of Jack Borden of Weatherford.

HR 267              Callegari / et al.
In memory of Richard Dix Diehl of Dickinson.

HR 268              Gooden
In memory of Louann Confer of Henderson County.

HR 273              McClendon
In memory of Juan Sergio Camacho of San Antonio.

HR 274              McClendon
In memory of Major Marcus Marion Davis, Jr., of San Antonio.

HR 276              McClendon
In memory of Dr. Lanier Byrd of San Antonio.

HR 277              McClendon
In memory of the Reverend Dr. Lawrence A. Crenshaw of San Antonio.

HR 278              McClendon
In memory of Albert Walter Coy of San Antonio.

HR 279              McClendon
In memory of Trina Bonds of San Antonio.

HR 280              McClendon
In memory of Dr. Dana Bryant Donatto.

HR 304              Button / et al.
In memory of Jennifer Yuyin Hwang of Humble.

HR 308              Marquez
In memory of Ray Gilbert of El Paso.

HR 309              Marquez
In memory of former state representative Anita Blair.

HR 329              Hilderbran
In memory of Silas B. Ragsdale, Jr., of Hunt.

HR 330              Hilderbran
In memory of Frances Gail Sears of Kerrville.

HR 345              McClendon
In memory of Albert W. McKnight of San Antonio.

HR 348              McClendon
In memory of Audrae Helen Adams of San Antonio.

HR 349              McClendon
In memory of U.S. Marine Lance Corporal Christopher Shawn Baltazar, Jr., of San Antonio.

HR 350              McClendon
In memory of Dr. William Hicks Hadnott, Jr., of San Antonio.

HR 353              McClendon
In memory of Beverly Ann Johnson Dudley of San Antonio.

HR 354              McClendon
In memory of Minnie Christinia Jones of San Antonio.

HR 355              McClendon
In memory of Thea Williams-Douglas of San Antonio.

HR 357              McClendon
In memory of James Charles Fanner, Sr., of San Antonio.

HR 358              McClendon
In memory of Henrietta Eugene Roberts Stevenson of San Antonio.

HR 359              McClendon
In memory of Laura "Honey" Hunt Jones.