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Congratulatory And Memorial Calendar

Thursday, May 12, 2011
10:00 AM

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

SCR 45              Fraser

Recognizing Otto P. Scharth on the occasion of his 88th birthday.

SCR 46              Ellis

Commemorating the 70th anniversary of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

SCR 52              Watson

Recognizing Donn and Arlene Adelman for their efforts on behalf of Crime Stoppers.

HCR 135             Legler

Honoring Bill Bailey, retiring constable for Precinct 8 of Harris County.

HCR 142             Davis, John

Congratulating Clear Lake High School junior Cameron Blizzard on overcoming cancer.

HCR 143             Davis, Sarah

Honoring Debra L. Friedkin for her support of the ongoing anthropological research at the Debra L. Friedkin site by Texas A&M University's Center for the Study of the First Americans.

HR 18               Alonzo

Honoring the life and music of Stevie Ray Vaughan.

HR 465              Price

Recognizing May 5, 2011, as National Day of Prayer in Texas.

HR 466              Price / Torres / Kuempel

Recognizing May 3, 2011, as National Teacher Day in Texas.

HR 957              Strama

Recognizing May 2011 as Fibromyalgia Awareness Month.

HR 1156             Harless / et al.

Congratulating Dr. David Anthony on his retirement as superintendent of Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District.

HR 1418             Frullo

Congratulating Laroy and Connie Hawkins of Lubbock on their 60th wedding anniversary.

HR 1440             Workman

Congratulating John P. Reinhart of Cub Scout Pack No. 34 in Austin on receiving the Arrow of Light Award.

HR 1441             Anchia

Congratulating Amy Lillian Ward-Meier and Edward Franklin Meier on the birth of their son, Nolan Edward Meier.

HR 1445             Harper-Brown

Congratulating Edgar and Elizabeth Brown of Dallas on their 70th wedding anniversary.

HR 1447             Schwertner

Congratulating the Artie Henry Middle School band on earning the 2010 Sudler Cup.

HR 1448             Craddick

Congratulating nominees for the 2011 Excellence in Teaching and Unsung Hero Awards, sponsored by the Midland Chamber of Commerce Education Committee.

HR 1449             Craddick

Congratulating Roy and Marylyn Byrd of Lamesa on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 1452             Menendez

Honoring Stewart Title in San Antonio on the 100th anniversary of its founding.

HR 1453             Bonnen

Commending Army Specialist Brad Thomas of Jones Creek on his military service and congratulating him on becoming the first baseball player from Brazosport High School to have his jersey retired.

HR 1454             Perry

Congratulating Delbert and Carolyn McDougal of Lubbock on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 1456             Hardcastle

Commemorating the 128th Doans May Day Picnic on May 7, 2011.

HR 1460             Branch

Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Sons of Hermann Hall in Dallas.

HR 1463             Pitts

Congratulating the Waxahachie High School girls' golf team on winning the district championship.

HR 1465             Hamilton

Recognizing National Plumbers Day on April 25, 2011.

HR 1507             Marquez

Recognizing El Paso Tejano rap group Lower Valley Tres for its song "I Love My City."

HR 1585             Harper-Brown

Honoring Suzie Oelschlegel, head coach of the girls' basketball team at MacArthur High School in Irving.

HR 1586             Truitt

Congratulating Bernice Hatcher of Grapevine on her 100th birthday.

HR 1588             Schwertner

Congratulating the girls' cross country team from C. H. Yoe High School in Cameron on its second-place finish in Class 2A at the 2010 UIL state meet.

HR 1589             Johnson

Commending Carl Johnson for serving as a Democratic Party precinct chair in Dallas County.

HR 1590             Johnson

Commending Saundra Ray for serving as a Democratic Party precinct chair in Dallas County.

HR 1591             Johnson

Commending Morris Luster for serving as a Democratic Party precinct chair in Dallas County.

HR 1592             Johnson

Commending Neil Emmons for serving as a Democratic Party precinct chair in Dallas County.

HR 1593             Johnson

Commending Marilynn S. Mayse for serving as a Democratic Party precinct chair in Dallas County.

HR 1594             Johnson

Commending Deborah C. Culberson for serving as a Democratic Party precinct chair in Dallas County.

HR 1595             Johnson

Commending Patrick McCrainey for serving as a Democratic Party precinct chair in Dallas County.

HR 1596             Johnson

Commending Casie Pierce for serving as a Democratic Party precinct chair in Dallas County.

HR 1597             Johnson

Commending Tommy Briggs for serving as a Democratic Party precinct chair in Dallas County.

HR 1598             Johnson

Commending Damion White for serving as a Democratic Party precinct chair in Dallas County.

HR 1599             Howard, Donna

Honoring Dr. James E. Boggs of Austin on his 90th birthday.

HR 1601             Flynn

Congratulating Hubert and Phyllis Lytle of Greenville on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 1602             Hilderbran

Recognizing J. Michael Duncan for his service as Knight Commander of Kappa Alpha Order.

HR 1603             Hilderbran

Commemorating the opening of Trent's Retreat.

HR 1606             Morrison

Honoring Bette-jo Simpson Buhler of Victoria on her 90th birthday.

HR 1607             Anchia

Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the construction of the Texas Centennial Exposition's "Home for the Future" in Dallas.

HR 1613             Menendez

Congratulating the San Antonio Water System on winning a Texas Environmental Excellence Award.

HR 1618             Murphy

Honoring Steve Dorman of Houston for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 130 in Harris County.

HR 1619             Murphy

Honoring Bob Blackmer of Houston for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 338 in Harris County.

HR 1620             Murphy

Honoring Larry Pound of Houston for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 356 in Harris County.

HR 1621             Murphy

Honoring Warren Stevens of Houston for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 429 in Harris County.

HR 1622             Murphy

Honoring Roman Klein of Houston for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 437 in Harris County.

HR 1623             Murphy

Honoring Craig Hagedorn of Houston for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 438 in Harris County.

HR 1624             Murphy

Honoring Mary Maxwell of Houston for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 483 in Harris County.

HR 1625             Murphy

Honoring Stephen Sherman of Houston for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 487 in Harris County.

HR 1626             Murphy

Honoring Stuart Mayper of Houston for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 492 in Harris County.

HR 1627             Murphy

Honoring Martha Brownfield of Houston for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 493 in Harris County.

HR 1628             Murphy

Honoring Ralph Fite of Houston for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 499 in Harris County.

HR 1629             Murphy

Honoring Shelley Hillman of Houston for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 504 in Harris County.

HR 1630             Murphy

Honoring Samuel Abraham Mai of Houston for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 508 in Harris County.

HR 1631             Murphy

Honoring Helen Bledsoe of Houston for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 626 in Harris County.

HR 1632             Murphy

Honoring Jim McSpadden of Houston for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 727 in Harris County.

HR 1633             Murphy

Honoring Jill Fury of Houston for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 765 in Harris County.

HR 1634             Torres

Honoring Angel Escobar on his retirement as city manager of Corpus Christi.

HR 1636             Burkett

Congratulating Mary Marlow Woodard on her receipt of the Distinguished Library Service Award from the Texas Association of School Librarians and on being named chair-elect of the association.

HR 1637             Kolkhorst

Congratulating the Brenham Christian Academy football team on winning the 2010 TAPPS Six-man Division II state championship.

HR 1638             Margo

Congratulating Ida M. Steadman on her retirement as principal cellist of the El Paso Symphony Orchestra.

HR 1639             Margo

Congratulating the El Paso Symphony Orchestra on its 80th anniversary season.

HR 1640             Miller, Doug

Welcoming Larry D. Williams, vice president and director of State Auto Insurance Companies, to Texas.

HR 1642             Veasey

Congratulating James N. Austin, Jr., of Fort Worth on the occasion of his 60th birthday.

HR 1643             Deshotel

Honoring the Texas Small Farmers and Ranchers Community Based Organization.

HR 1644             Callegari

Congratulating Emory Camille Callegari on her graduation from St. Michael's Catholic Academy.

HR 1645             Callegari

Honoring the Galveston Company of the Houston Medical Response Group of the Texas State Guard on its activation as the Galveston Medical Response Group.

HR 1648             Cain

Congratulating Nigel Christopher of Mount Pleasant on his selection as the 2011 Titus County Republican of the Year.

HR 1650             Cain

Congratulating Tony Mize of Mount Pleasant on receiving the Chairman's Award for Special Service from the Titus County Republican Party.

HR 1651             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Honoring senior pastor Barry Camp and his wife, Martha, for 20 years of outstanding service to Highland Baptist Church in Waco.

HR 1652             Flynn

Congratulating Charles and Rachel Recer of Emory on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 1653             Flynn

Congratulating James Louis and Mary Jean Pickney of Wills Point on their 67th wedding anniversary.

HR 1658             Davis, Sarah

Honoring Dr. Larry R. Kaiser for his service as president of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

HR 1664             Harper-Brown

Congratulating the City of Irving for its notable 2011 record of achievements.

HR 1666             Harper-Brown

Congratulating Amanda Lambert of Irving on receiving a 2011 Yes I Can! Award from the Council for Exceptional Children.

HR 1667             Harper-Brown

Congratulating Irving Cares on receiving a four-star rating from Charity Navigator.

HR 1668             Branch

Recognizing Jonathan Neerman for his service as chair of the Dallas County Republican Party.

HR 1676             Gonzales, Veronica

Congratulating the students from Memorial High School in McAllen who were named to the 2010-2011 Texas High School Coaches Association 5A Academic All-State Football Team.

HR 1677             Gonzales, Veronica

Commemorating the 2011 Hispanic Heritage Fiesta in Mercedes.

HR 1678             Gonzales, Veronica

Congratulating South Texas College president Dr. Shirley A. Reed on her receipt of the 2011 Alfredo G. de los Santos, Jr., Distinguished Leadership in Higher Education Award from the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education.

HR 1679             Munoz, Jr.

Recognizing May 2011 as Older Americans Month and honoring the Silver Ribbon Community Partners.

HR 1680             Munoz, Jr.

Congratulating Lazaro "Larry" Gallardo, Jr., of Hidalgo County on being named the 2010 Constable of the Year by the National Constables Association.

HR 1686             Frullo

Congratulating George and Lucille Kveton of Lubbock on their 60th wedding anniversary.

HR 1687             Frullo

Congratulating the Reverend Emmitt Clampitt and Barbara Clampitt of Lubbock on their 60th wedding anniversary.

HR 1688             Frullo

Congratulating Douglas and Angela Boren of Lubbock on their 60th wedding anniversary.

HR 1690             Frullo

Congratulating radio station KFYO of Lubbock on its 85th anniversary.

HR 1691             Frullo

Congratulating Alvin and Glenda Burton of Lubbock on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 1692             Menendez

Honoring Dolores Mendez for her contributions to the San Antonio community.

HR 1693             Schwertner

Honoring Mary Lopez Dale on running the 115th Boston Marathon on April 18, 2011.

HR 1695             Reynolds

Honoring Cynthia Bennett, president and founder of the Sienna and East Fort Bend Democrats Club.

HR 1696             Reynolds

Congratulating Velma Brown on her election to the board of the Sienna and East Fort Bend Democrats Club.

HR 1697             Reynolds

Congratulating Stephanie Green on her election as secretary of the board of the Sienna and East Fort Bend Democrats Club.

HR 1698             Reynolds

Congratulating Shania Wright on her election as treasurer of the board of the Sienna and East Fort Bend Democrats Club.

HR 1699             Reynolds

Commemorating the 2011 Missouri City Juneteenth Celebration.

HR 1700             Dutton

Congratulating the 2011 eighth-grade graduates of Northwest Preparatory Academy Charter School in Houston.

HR 1703             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Ryan Fite on his receipt of an Educators Credit Union scholarship.

HR 1704             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Robert Jackson on his receipt of an Educators Credit Union scholarship.

HR 1705             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Alan Tuberville on his receipt of an Educators Credit Union scholarship.

HR 1706             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Nash Tuberville on his receipt of an Educators Credit Union scholarship.

HR 1707             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Hannah Powers on her receipt of an Educators Credit Union scholarship.

HR 1708             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Kate Harrison on her receipt of an Educators Credit Union scholarship.

HR 1709             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Delmond and Diane Rosenkranz of Robinson on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 1711             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Kollin Kahler of Waco on making the president's list at Lamar University.

HR 1714             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating the students of Lorena Middle School for raising more than $2,000 in the Pennies for Patients campaign benefiting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

HR 1715             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating the all-district athletic and academic honorees from the West High School boys' basketball team.

HR 1718             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating the Waco ISD purchasing department on its receipt of a Texas Association of School Business Officials Award of Merit for Purchasing and Operations.

HR 1719             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Gene Manske on being named a 2010 Outstanding Farmer.

HR 1724             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Clarence and Charlotte Carpenter of Waco on their 60th wedding anniversary.

HR 1728             Johnson

Commending Deloris Hill-Peace for serving as a Democratic Party precinct chair in Dallas County.

HR 1729             Ritter

Commemorating the 125th anniversary of the Lumbermen's Association.

HR 1731             Torres

Congratulating the members of the Corpus Christi ISD All-Stars for their success in the Special Olympics Area 20 Basketball Competition.

HR 1732             Margo

Congratulating The University of Texas at El Paso women's golf team on winning the 2011 Conference USA title.

HR 1733             Margo

Congratulating The University of Texas at El Paso cheerleading team on winning the 2011 National Cheerleaders Association Co-Ed Division Championship.

HR 1734             Perry

Congratulating the Plains High School academic competitors for their exemplary performance at the regional meet.

HR 1735             Davis, Yvonne

Honoring the members of the Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors for their exemplary public spirit.

HR 1737             Smithee

Honoring the Canyon High School girls' basketball team on winning the UIL 4A state championship.

HR 1738             Smithee

Honoring Joe Lombard, coach of the Canyon High School girls' basketball team, on his exceptional career.

HR 1739             Perry

Recognizing the Texas Dispute Resolution System on its 25th anniversary.

HR 1742             Howard, Charlie

Recognizing the Chinese American Citizens Alliance on the occasion of its 51st Biennial National Convention.

HR 1743             Strama

Congratulating Travis County Precinct 2 Constable Adan Ballesteros on being named the 2011 Constable of the Year and Travis County Precinct 2 Sergeant Dwight Bertram on being named the 2011 Deputy of the Year by the Central Texas Justices of the Peace and Constables Association.

HR 1745             Branch

Recognizing the 38th Annual Swiss Avenue Historic District Association's Mother's Day Home Tour in Dallas.

HR 1746             Pitts

Congratulating the Waxahachie High School boys' golf teams on their success at the 2011 district and regional tournaments.

HR 1748             Sheffield

Honoring Donald Clifton Heath of Temple on his 80th birthday.

HR 1749             Sheffield

Congratulating members of Extreme Cheer & Tumble on winning their division at the 2011 National Cheerleaders Association All-Star National Championship.

HR 1750             Johnson

Congratulating Betty Hooey on being elected to represent Dallas County in the Texas Silver-Haired Legislature for the 2011-2013 term.

HR 1751             Hunter

Congratulating Frank McMillan of Corpus Christi on his receipt of a 2011 Children's Book of the Year Award from the NAESP Foundation.

HR 1752             Hunter

Congratulating Dr. Mary Ann Rankin on her selection as president and CEO of the National Math and Science Initiative.

HR 1755             Burkett

Congratulating Randall Zajic on his retirement from the Mesquite Fire Department.

HR 1757             Morrison

Commemorating the 2011 Warrior's Weekend, taking place in Port O'Connor, May 20-22, to honor members of the military who have been wounded in the line of duty.


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

HR 1425             Hughes

In memory of Richard Wayne Napier of Mineola.

HR 1444             Harper-Brown

In memory of Giorgio Joseph Primo of Irving.

HR 1450             Hilderbran

In memory of Ross Snodgrass of Kerrville.

HR 1451             Hilderbran

In memory of George Milton Keller of Mason.

HR 1455             Raymond

In memory of Reynaldo Chapa, Jr., of Benavides.

HR 1459             Branch

In memory of Robert Leland Shaw, Jr., of Dallas.

HR 1461             Branch

In memory of Roy Richard Rubottom, Jr.

HR 1464             Pitts

In memory of James Rutledge Mason of Waxahachie.

HR 1587             Schwertner

In memory of Marilyn Stiles Shoemaker.

HR 1604             Lavender

In memory of June Hodges of Omaha, Texas.

HR 1608             Anchia

In memory of Evelyn Rhodes Witte Sterling of Dallas.

HR 1609             Anchia

In memory of William Sanders Barnhill, Jr., of Dallas.

HR 1610             Anchia

In memory of Isaac Field Roebuck, Jr., of Dallas.

HR 1611             Anchia

In memory of Irwin Ira Steinberg of Irving.

HR 1612             Anchia

In memory of Ruth Christine Howes of Dallas.

HR 1614             Pena

In memory of Benigno "Benny" Layton of Elsa.

HR 1615             Pena

In memory of Donny Cardenas of Edinburg.

HR 1646             Harper-Brown

In memory of Mildred B. Brandon of Irving.

HR 1655             Woolley

In memory of William Arnold McMinn, Jr., of Houston.

HR 1657             Hopson

In memory of Lafonda Ann Davis of Austin.

HR 1665             Harper-Brown

In memory of James Edward Rose of Irving.

HR 1672             Gallego

In memory of Johnny Emil Malik of Alpine.

HR 1673             Gallego

In memory of John Frank "Trey" Woodward III.

HR 1674             Gallego

In memory of Thelma R. Hoyle of Alpine.

HR 1683             Hunter

In memory of Ricardo G. "Richard" Alvarado of Alice.

HR 1685             Woolley

Commemorating the dedication of the Herbert Gee Municipal Courts Building in Houston and paying tribute to the life of Judge Gee.

HR 1689             Frullo

In memory of Bobby Gene Brown of Lubbock.

HR 1710             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Julia Hikel of Elm Mott.

HR 1712             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Cyril W. Cernosek of West.

HR 1713             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Joy Allen Oliver of Lorena.

HR 1716             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Vernon W. Sloane.

HR 1717             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Betty Jean Slater of Riesel.

HR 1720             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Victor D. "Bud" Wiley, Jr., of Waco.

HR 1721             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Milton Roy Overgoner of Belton.

HR 1722             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Mary Ruth Galloway of Waco.

HR 1723             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Mary Helen Torres of Waco.

HR 1725             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Donna L. Carey of Robinson.

HR 1726             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Clara Samuelson of Waco.

HR 1727             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Olivia Tucker Cloud of Waco.

HR 1736             Smithee

In memory of Francis Edward "Frank" Barrett of Hereford.

HR 1744             Strama

In memory of Drennen Peter O'Melia.

HR 1747             Sheffield

In memory of U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Mecolus C. McDaniel.