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Congratulatory And Memorial Calendar

Thursday, March 17, 2011

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

HCR 100             Branch
Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Texas State University System.

HR 24               Alonzo
Recognizing July 24, 2011, as American Mexican Day.

HR 25               Alonzo
Recognizing July 24, 2012, as American Mexican Day.

HR 63               Hilderbran
Honoring Kerrville Folk Festival founder Rod Kennedy on his birthday.

HR 665              Veasey
Commending Texas grandparents who are raising their grandchildren.

HR 688              Isaac
Commending Shannon K. McClendon for her service on the Texas Board of Professional Engineers.

HR 690              Marquez
Honoring Rose Medina, Thomas Black, A D Towing and Recovery, Arrow Towing, the El Paso Fire Department, A & P Plumbing Unlimited, and Villarreal & Sons Electric of El Paso for rendering assistance during the February 2011 storm.

HR 693              Carter / et al.
Welcoming members of the Dallas County Council of Republican Women to the State Capitol on March 3, 2011.

HR 696              Aliseda
Commemorating the 100th anniversary observance of the founding of Poteet.

HR 697              Aliseda
Honoring Goliad County for its contributions to the history and culture of the Lone Star State.

HR 698              Madden / et al.
Honoring Richardson City Council member John Murphy for his service to the community.

HR 701              Rodriguez, Eddie
Congratulating Fidencio Duran on his selection by the Austin History Center as a Mexican American Trailblazer of Austin and Travis County.

HR 702              Rodriguez, Eddie
Paying tribute to the life of Raul Salinas, a Mexican American Trailblazer of Austin and Travis County.

HR 703              Rodriguez, Eddie
Congratulating Susana R. Almanza on her selection by the Austin History Center as a Mexican American Trailblazer of Austin and Travis County.

HR 704              Rodriguez, Eddie
Paying tribute to the life of Eva Carrillo de Garcia, a Mexican American Trailblazer of Austin and Travis County.

HR 705              Rodriguez, Eddie
Paying tribute to the life of Dr. Alberto Gonzalo Garcia, a Mexican American Trailblazer of Austin and Travis County.

HR 706              Rodriguez, Eddie
Paying tribute to the life of Daniel Camacho, a Mexican American Trailblazer of Austin and Travis County.

HR 707              Rodriguez, Eddie
Paying tribute to the life of Tomas "Tom" Guedea, Sr., a Mexican American Trailblazer of Austin and Travis County.

HR 708              Rodriguez, Eddie
Paying tribute to the life of Santos "Sandy" Acosta Fuentes, a Mexican American Trailblazer of Austin and Travis County.

HR 709              Rodriguez, Eddie
Paying tribute to the life of Arturo Lopez Aleman, a Mexican American Trailblazer of Austin and Travis County.

HR 710              Rodriguez, Eddie
Paying tribute to the life of Lorraine C. "Grandma" Camacho, a Mexican American Trailblazer of Austin and Travis County.

HR 711              Rodriguez, Eddie
Paying tribute to the life of Roy Lozano, a Mexican American Trailblazer of Austin and Travis County.

HR 712              Rodriguez, Eddie
Paying tribute to the life of Emma Galindo, a Mexican American Trailblazer of Austin and Travis County.

HR 713              Rodriguez, Eddie
Congratulating Ramon Galindo on his selection by the Austin History Center as a Mexican American Trailblazer of Austin and Travis County.

HR 714              Rodriguez, Eddie
Congratulating Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez on her selection by the Austin History Center as a Mexican American Trailblazer of Austin and Travis County.

HR 715              Rodriguez, Eddie
Congratulating Juan Cotera on his selection by the Austin History Center as a Mexican American Trailblazer of Austin and Travis County.

HR 716              Rodriguez, Eddie
Congratulating John Trevino, Jr., on his selection by the Austin History Center as a Mexican American Trailblazer of Austin and Travis County.

HR 717              Rodriguez, Eddie
Congratulating Fidel Estrada on his selection by the Austin History Center as a Mexican American Trailblazer of Austin and Travis County.

HR 718              Rodriguez, Eddie
Congratulating Gloria Mata Pennington on her selection by the Austin History Center as a Mexican American Trailblazer of Austin and Travis County.

HR 719              Rodriguez, Eddie
Congratulating Richard Moya on his selection by the Austin History Center as a Mexican American Trailblazer of Austin and Travis County.

HR 720              Rodriguez, Eddie
Congratulating Arthur G. Cardenas on his selection by the Austin History Center as a Mexican American Trailblazer of Austin and Travis County.

HR 721              Rodriguez, Eddie
Paying tribute to the life of Eustasio A. Cepeda, a Mexican American Trailblazer of Austin and Travis County.

HR 722              Rodriguez, Eddie
Congratulating Manuel "Cowboy" Donley on his selection by the Austin History Center as a Mexican American Trailblazer of Austin and Travis County.

HR 723              Rodriguez, Eddie
Congratulating Gloria G. Moreno on her selection by the Austin History Center as a Mexican American Trailblazer of Austin and Travis County.

HR 724              Rodriguez, Eddie
Congratulating Mario Cruz on his selection by the Austin History Center as a Mexican American Trailblazer of Austin and Travis County.

HR 725              Rodriguez, Eddie
Paying tribute to the life of Margarita Munoz Simon, a Mexican American Trailblazer of Austin and Travis County.

HR 726              Rodriguez, Eddie
Congratulating Jorge Duron Guerra on his selection by the Austin History Center as a Mexican American Trailblazer of Austin and Travis County.

HR 727              Rodriguez, Eddie
Congratulating John N. Vasquez on his selection by the Austin History Center as a Mexican American Trailblazer of Austin and Travis County.

HR 728              Rodriguez, Eddie
Congratulating Gustavo L. "Gus" Garcia on his selection by the Austin History Center as a Mexican American Trailblazer of Austin and Travis County.

HR 729              Rodriguez, Eddie
Congratulating Rodolfo Mendez on his selection by the Austin History Center as a Mexican American Trailblazer of Austin and Travis County.

HR 730              Rodriguez, Eddie
Paying tribute to the life of Valentino M. Luna, a Mexican American Trailblazer of Austin and Travis County.

HR 731              Rodriguez, Eddie
Congratulating Gilbert C. Rivera on his selection by the Austin History Center as a Mexican American Trailblazer of Austin and Travis County.

HR 732              Rodriguez, Eddie
Congratulating Dr.Gonzalo Garza on his selection by the Austin History Center as a Mexican American Trailblazer of Austin and Travis County.

HR 733              Garza
Recognizing March 22, 2011, as The University of Texas at Austin Plan II Honors Day.

HR 734              Flynn
Congratulating Robert and Edna Myrick of Greenville on their 45th wedding anniversary.

HR 738              Raymond Pena, Richard
Honoring Aurelia Lopez Gonzalez on her 90th birthday.

HR 739              Burkett
Recognizing March 23, 2011, as Sunnyvale Day at the State Capitol.

HR 742              Cain
Congratulating Sybil McClendon of Sulphur Springs on her 88th birthday.

HR 744              Miles
Honoring Paula Harris on being elected president of the Houston Independent School District Board of Education.

HR 745              Kolkhorst
Congratulating Dr. Dana Gibson on her installation as president of Sam Houston State University.

HR 746              Pitts
Congratulating Dr.Thomas R. Norris of McGregor on his retirement as executive director of Education Service Center Region 12.

HR 750              Davis, Yvonne
Commemorating the 2011 Texas Young Democrats Convention and the Young Democrats of America South-Central Regional Conference, being held in Austin April 1 through 3, 2011.

HR 752              Schwertner
Congratulating Merlin and Delores Schwenk of Georgetown on their 55th wedding anniversary.

HR 753              Button
Congratulating Ebby Halliday of Dallas on the occasion of her 100th birthday.

HR 756              Sheffield
Congratulating Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) Deborah L. Van Dormolen of Salado on being named the 2010 Distinguished Military Retiree for Texas by the Fort Hood Retiree Council.

HR 757              Madden / et al.
Commending Mayor Gary A. Slagel of Richardson for his public service.

HR 763              Smith, Wayne
Commemorating the 75th anniversary of Community Resource Credit Union in Baytown.

HR 766              Marquez
Congratulating Tim Floyd on becoming the head coach of The University of Texas at El Paso basketball team.

HR 767              Marquez
Congratulating Arturo and Graciela Borrego of El Paso on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 768              Marquez
Congratulating Omar Salgado of El Paso on being the first player selected in the Major League Soccer 2011 SuperDraft.

HR 769              Marquez
Congratulating the swim team of Cathedral High School in El Paso on winning the 2010-2011 TAPPS Division 1 state championship.

HR 774              Castro
Congratulating Paul Huron IV of San Antonio for his achievements in science fair competitions.

HR 776              Morrison
Congratulating Gus Kroos on his retirement as unit director with H-E-B in Victoria.

HR 778              Munoz, Jr.
Congratulating the Palmview High School Mariachis Los Lobos band on winning the class 5A state championship at the 2011 MASBA High School All-State Mariachi Competition.

HR 779              Smith, Wayne
Congratulating Charles Ganze on his retirement from the Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority.

HR 782              Sheffield
Honoring Keep Temple Beautiful for its exceptional community service.

HR 783              Craddick
Congratulating Chevron on reaching the five billion barrel production milestone.

HR 785              Legler
Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Texas Bay Area Credit Union.

HR 786              Murphy / et al.
Commemorating St. Patrick's Day and honoring the contributions that individuals of Irish descent have made to the State of Texas.

HR 787              Veasey
Congratulating the Reverend L. S. Wilson of Fort Worth on his 75th birthday.

HR 788              Hopson
Congratulating Katelyn Standley of Jacksonville for making a verbal commitment to play softball for Stephen F. Austin State University.

HR 789              Hopson
In memory of Floyd W. Stiefer, former Jacksonville chief of police and city council member.

HR 790              Gooden
Recognizing March 14, 2011, as Cedar Creek Lake Area Day at the State Capitol.

HR 795              Veasey
Honoring the Eta Chapter of Eta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., on the 50th anniversary of its founding.

HR 796              Taylor, Van
Honoring Sandi Stevens for her outstanding community service work in the Dallas area.

HR 797              Taylor, Van
Congratulating Jim Dunlap on his retirement as an instructor and curator at Plano ISD's Holifield Science Learning Center.

HR 798              Taylor, Van
Congratulating David Forinash of Plano on his leadership as the 2010-2011 drum major for The University of Texas at Austin Longhorn Band.

HR 799              Taylor, Van
Commending Brad Shanklin for his service as a member of the board of trustees for the Plano Independent School District.

HR 800              Taylor, Van
Honoring 2010 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair winner Amy Chyao for her remarkable scientific and academic achievements.

HR 801              Taylor, Van
Congratulating the Plano Senior High School debate team for its success in the 2010-2011 International Public Policy Forum.

HR 802              Taylor, Van
Congratulating Jackie Hall of Plano on her retirement as executive director of the Assistance Center of Collin County.

HR 803              Taylor, Van
Honoring deputy city manager LaShon D. Ross for her service to the citizens of Plano.

HR 804              Taylor, Van
Congratulating Rounok Joardar of Plano West Senior High School on winning a first-place award at the National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium.

HR 805              King, Susan
Honoring H. V. Chapman & Sons of Abilene for providing Bibles embossed with the state seal for use by the Texas Legislature and the House Bible Study group.

HR 806              Dutton
Honoring John Saunders Chase, Jr., of Houston for his achievements in the field of architecture.

HR 807              Dutton
Honoring the First Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church in Houston on the 120th anniversary of its founding.

HR 810              Marquez
Congratulating the boys' basketball team from Bowie High School in El Paso on winning the District 1-4A championship.

HR 811              Marquez
Commemorating the first annual Neon Desert Music Festival in El Paso on April 30, 2011.

HR 812              White
Recognizing the Texas Forestry Association on the occasion of its seedling giveaway and commending association members for their reforestation efforts and advocacy.


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

HCR 73              Hughes
In memory of Jean Glaze of Gilmer.

HR 686              Darby
In memory of acclaimed Western novelist Elmer Kelton of San Angelo.

HR 692              Woolley / et al.
In memory of Nancy Gene Dale Palm of Houston.

HR 755              Castro
In memory of U.S. Army Specialist Omar Soltero of San Antonio.

HR 758              Pitts
In memory of Ruth Pierce Burton of Waxahachie.

HR 759              Branch
Paying tribute to the fallen heroes of the Battle of the Alamo.

HR 760              Hunter
In memory of Edward Galvan of Corpus Christi.

HR 765              Gallego
In memory of Robert Paul McFarland of Alpine.

HR 772              Dutton
In memory of James Edward Barrs of Houston.