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Congratulatory And Memorial Calendar

Thursday, May 19, 2011
10:00 AM

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

SCR 53              Watson

Recognizing the Texas Heritage Songwriters' Association for fostering and preserving Texas culture.

HCR 149             Davis, Sarah

Recognizing the King Street Patriots for their commitment to freedom and election integrity.

HCR 153             Dukes

Honoring the Austin Area Urban League.

HCR 162             Davis, John

Congratulating the Space Center Intermediate Band in Houston on its receipt of a 2010 Sudler Cup.

HCR 164             Smithee

Honoring Jean Hilfiger of Saint-Nabord, France, for his courageous actions in assisting U.S. military forces in France during World War II.

HR 24               Alonzo

Recognizing July 24, 2011, as American Mexican Day.

HR 25               Alonzo

Recognizing July 24, 2012, as American Mexican Day.

HR 1023             Carter

Welcoming members of the State Republican Executive Committee to the State Capitol.

HR 1149             Madden

Welcoming members of the Texas Catholic Conference to the State Capitol on April 6, 2011.

HR 1150             Sheffield

Recognizing April 4 through 8, 2011, as Connect a Million Minds Week.

HR 1254             Rodriguez, Eddie

Recognizing March 31, 2011, as Dove Springs Community Family Health Day at Consuelo Mendez Middle School in Austin.

HR 1442             Hartnett

Commending the Service Learning Adventures in North Texas 45 initiative for promoting community service among young people.

HR 1457             Howard, Donna

Congratulating Austin Wayne Self on his victory in the opening event of the 2011 NASCAR Texas Super Racing Series.

HR 1485             Solomons

Recognizing November 5-9, 2012, as Municipal Courts Week in Texas.

HR 1486             Solomons

Recognizing November 7-11, 2011, as Municipal Courts Week in Texas.

HR 1571             Munoz, Jr.

Commemorating 2011 as the Year of the Farmworker Child.

HR 1600             Howard, Donna

Recognizing the third full week of May 2011 as Neuropathy Awareness Week.

HR 1675             Gallego

Recognizing May 6, 2011, as Lucy Rede Franco Day.

HR 1754             Howard, Donna / King, Susan

Recognizing May 6 through 12, 2011, as Nurses Week in Texas.

HR 1763             Callegari

Honoring the University of Houston System at Cinco Ranch on its 30th anniversary.

HR 1765             Callegari

Congratulating Joe Hegar on his retirement as Katy city attorney.

HR 1766             Callegari

Congratulating LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch/Vista Equities Group on its selection as Business of the Year for 2009 by the Katy Area Chamber of Commerce.

HR 1767             Callegari

Congratulating the Honorable William "Bill" Yeoman on being named the 2009 Citizen of the Year by the Katy Area Chamber of Commerce.

HR 1769             Madden

Congratulating Dr. Lannette Linthicum on her receipt of the 2011  E. R. Cass Correctional Achievement Award from the American Correctional Association.

HR 1772             Farrar

Congratulating Nicholas David Reed on being sworn in as an attorney on May 7, 2011, at the State Capitol.

HR 1773             Vo

Commemorating the 2011 Taiwanese American Heritage Week celebratory concert in Houston.

HR 1775             Gonzalez, Naomi / Marquez / Quintanilla / Pickett

Honoring Donald Leon Williams for his service as chair of the Black El Paso Democrats.

HR 1779             Perry

Congratulating the students from Seminole High School who have participated in the 2011 UIL One-Act Play competitions.

HR 1780             Perry

Congratulating the Seminole High School academic team for their achievements in 2011 UIL competition.

HR 1781             Perry

Congratulating the student competitors from Plains High School on their triumph in the regional round of the UIL One-Act Play Contest and extending them best wishes for success at the state meet.

HR 1782             Isaac

Honoring the Salt Lick in Driftwood on its participation in the "Bar-B-Quesday" hall lunch during the 82nd Legislative Session.

HR 1783             Isaac

Honoring Chisholm Trail Bar-B-Que in Lockhart on its participation in the "Bar-B-Quesday" hall lunch during the 82nd Legislative Session.

HR 1784             Isaac

Honoring Black's Barbecue in Lockhart on its participation in the "Bar-B-Quesday" hall lunch during the 82nd Legislative Session.

HR 1785             Isaac

Honoring Ronnie's BBQ in Johnson City on its participation in the "Bar-B-Quesday" hall lunch during the 82nd Legislative Session.

HR 1786             Gutierrez

Congratulating Wesley George Dempster on his graduation from The Citadel.

HR 1787             Gutierrez

Congratulating Lorene Wallace on being nominated for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

HR 1788             Gutierrez

Recognizing May 1-7, 2011, as Public Service Recognition Week in Texas.

HR 1789             Schwertner

Commemorating the dedication of a Texas Historical Marker at the First National Bank of Cameron.

HR 1790             Flynn

Congratulating Carl and Ruth Evans of Fruitvale on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 1791             Flynn

Congratulating Brady and Lauretta Bass of Cash on their 52nd wedding anniversary.

HR 1792             Flynn

Congratulating Doug and Jo Ann Morris of Campbell on their 25th wedding anniversary.

HR 1793             Pitts

Congratulating the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation on being named one of the top workplaces in the Austin area by the Austin American-Statesman.

HR 1794             Zedler

Congratulating Arlington Municipal Airport on being named the 2011 Reliever Airport of the Year by the Texas Department of Transportation Aviation Division.

HR 1795             Villarreal

Congratulating the educators and administrators who have earned 2011 H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards.

HR 1796             Parker

Commemorating the Flower Mound High School Circle of Friends 2011 Grande Ball.

HR 1797             Parker

Congratulating the Destination ImagiNation team from Clayton Downing Middle School in Flower Mound on its first-place finish at the 2011 Texas Destination ImagiNation Affiliate Tournament.

HR 1798             Parker

Congratulating the North Texas Municipal Water District on its receipt of the 2011 Texas Environmental Excellence Award for water conservation.

HR 1799             Parker

Honoring members of the Zumwalt, Kent, and Burket families for their service during the Texas Revolution and the period of the Texas Republic.

HR 1802             Gonzales, Veronica

Recognizing May 16-20, 2011, as Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy Awareness Week.

HR 1803             Lozano

Congratulating Mike and Judy Muzyczyn of the Kleberg County Airport on their selection as the 2011 General Aviation Management Team of the Year by the Texas Department of Transportation, Aviation Division.

HR 1804             Riddle

Congratulating Lawrence J. "Doc" Cohen on being inducted into the International Franchise Association Hall of Fame.

HR 1808             Madden

Congratulating Judge Curt B. Henderson on his retirement as senior state district judge for the 219th Judicial District Court.

HR 1810             Carter

Congratulating Analisa Anastasi of Dallas on her receipt of the Girl Scout Gold Award.

HR 1811             Carter

Congratulating Emily Andrews of Dallas on her receipt of the Girl Scout Gold Award.

HR 1812             Carter

Congratulating Lauren Elizabeth Baskett of Dallas on her receipt of the Girl Scout Gold Award.

HR 1813             Carter

Congratulating Victoria Elena Christiansen of Dallas on her receipt of the Girl Scout Gold Award.

HR 1814             Davis, Yvonne

Honoring James Baugh on the occasion of his retirement as city manager of DeSoto.

HR 1815             Gooden

Honoring Kinlie Johnson for her service to the Athens community.

HR 1816             Cain

Congratulating Bobby and Brenda Vaughan of Powderly on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 1817             Morrison

Congratulating Larry Wheeler of Victoria on his retirement as a Walgreens store manager and pharmacist.

HR 1818             Murphy / et al.

Commemorating the 40th anniversary of Houston Community College.

HR 1820             Hunter

Congratulating Martha McLeod of the Fulton 4-5 Learning Center in Rockport on her receipt of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science Teaching for the State of Texas.

HR 1822             Guillen

Honoring John Eric Pena on his 51st birthday.

HR 1823             Carter

Congratulating Katherine Ruth Seitz of Dallas on her receipt of the Girl Scout Gold Award.

HR 1824             Carter

Congratulating Rabbi Yerachmiel D. Fried on his selection as an Outstanding Community Leader by the Texas Legislative Black Caucus.

HR 1825             Carter

Congratulating Lois Finkelman on being appointed as head of the Dallas Gas Drilling Task Force.

HR 1826             Carter

Congratulating Amelia Catherine Mugavero of Dallas on her receipt of the Girl Scout Gold Award.

HR 1827             Carter

Congratulating Victoria Knight of Dallas on her receipt of the Girl Scout Gold Award.

HR 1828             Carter

Congratulating Carly H. Kaplan of Dallas on her receipt of the Girl Scout Gold Award.

HR 1829             Carter

Congratulating Allison Claire Marie Golden of Dallas on her receipt of the Girl Scout Gold Award.

HR 1830             Carter

Congratulating Dana LeeAnn Flinn of Dallas on her receipt of the Girl Scout Gold Award.

HR 1831             Carter

Congratulating Jillian Fisher of Dallas on her receipt of the Girl Scout Gold Award.

HR 1832             Carter

Congratulating Katherine Dodgen of Dallas on her receipt of the Girl Scout Gold Award.

HR 1833             Carter

Congratulating Julia Anne Dankberg of Dallas on her receipt of the Girl Scout Gold Award.

HR 1834             Carter

Recognizing May 2011 as Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Awareness Month in Texas.

HR 1835             Menendez

Honoring Michael Gerber for his service as executive director of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.

HR 1836             Craddick

Congratulating J. B. and Lorene Woodruff of Midland on their 60th wedding anniversary.

HR 1838             Harper-Brown

Congratulating the Bowie Middle School seventh-grade boys' track team on winning the 2011 Irving ISD city championship.

HR 1839             Munoz, Jr.

Honoring R. P. "Bob" Sanchez for his distinguished career and his service to his community, state, and nation.

HR 1840             Munoz, Jr.

Honoring Dr. Cayetano E. Barrera III of McAllen for his distinguished medical career and service to his community.

HR 1842             Veasey

Congratulating Dorothy Louise Stewart on her retirement from the Fort Worth Independent School District.

HR 1844             Hopson

Congratulating Cord Fletcher of Henderson High School on winning the UIL state wrestling championship in the 215-pound weight class.

HR 1845             Madden

Congratulating John Roach on his retirement as district attorney of Collin County.

HR 1846             Woolley

Congratulating Benjamin McPhaul on his graduation from The University of Texas at Austin.

HR 1847             Woolley

Congratulating Carson Elizabeth Brown of Houston on her graduation from Episcopal High School and her admission to the University of Mississippi.

HR 1848             Margo

Congratulating Ellen Negrete of Polk Elementary School in El Paso on being named the Region 19 Nurse of the Year by the Texas School Nurses Organization.

HR 1850             Perry

Congratulating Dean B. Stanzione II on his graduation from the Institute for Court Management's Court Executive Development Program.

HR 1851             Howard, Donna

Congratulating Austin Wayne Self on his victory in the opening event of the 2011 NASCAR Texas Whelen All-American Series.

HR 1855             Reynolds

Conmmending Fort Bend county commissioner Grady Prestage for his service to the community.

HR 1857             Reynolds

Honoring Stephen K. Brown II for his service as chair of the Fort Bend County Democratic Party.

HR 1859             Reynolds

Congratulating Danielle Murray Moss of Fleming Elementary School in Houston for being named 2011-2012 Elementary Teacher of the Year by the Fort Bend Independent School District.

HR 1860             Reynolds

Congratulating Yolanda Clarke of Travis High School in Richmond for being named 2011-2012 Secondary Teacher of the Year by the Fort Bend Independent School District.

HR 1861             Reynolds

Congratulating the Honorable Joel C. Clouser, Sr., on his 18 years of service as justice of the peace of Precinct 2 in Fort Bend County.

HR 1862             Reynolds

Honoring Carlos A. Garcia for his service as secretary of the Fort Bend County Democratic Party.

HR 1863             Reynolds

Commending Vivian Burley for her service as a Volunteers in Public Schools coordinator in the Fort Bend Independent School District.

HR 1864             Reynolds

Commending Shana Barron for her service as a Volunteers in Public Schools coordinator in the Fort Bend Independent School District.

HR 1865             Reynolds

Commending JoAnne Johnson for her service as a Volunteers in Public Schools coordinator in the Fort Bend Independent School District.

HR 1866             Reynolds

Commending Alma Ramirez for her service as a Volunteers in Public Schools coordinator in the Fort Bend Independent School District.

HR 1867             Reynolds

Commending Kiesha Guillory for her service as a Volunteers in Public Schools coordinator in the Fort Bend Independent School District.

HR 1868             Reynolds

Commending Clarissa Heard for her service as a Volunteers in Public Schools coordinator in the Fort Bend Independent School District.

HR 1869             Reynolds

Commending Geraldine Pace for her service as a Volunteers in Public Schools coordinator in the Fort Bend Independent School District.

HR 1870             Reynolds

Commending Doris Edwards for her service as a Volunteers in Public Schools coordinator in the Fort Bend Independent School District.

HR 1871             Reynolds

Commending Bernice Coleman for her service as a Volunteers in Public Schools coordinator in the Fort Bend Independent School District.

HR 1872             Reynolds

Commending Stevenia Love for her service as a Volunteers in Public Schools coordinator in the Fort Bend Independent School District.

HR 1873             Reynolds

Commending Kristi Mack for her service as a Volunteers in Public Schools coordinator in the Fort Bend Independent School District.

HR 1874             Reynolds

Commending Renee Blankson for her service as a Volunteers in Public Schools coordinator in the Fort Bend Independent School District.

HR 1875             Reynolds

Commending Kimberly Warren for her service as a Volunteers in Public Schools coordinator in the Fort Bend Independent School District.

HR 1876             Madden

Honoring the legislative interns of State Representative Jerry Madden.

HR 1877             Madden

Honoring Kathy Ward for her service as a Collin County commissioner.

HR 1878             Madden

Honoring Steve Deffibaugh on his retirement as the fire marshal of Collin County.

HR 1882             Madden

Congratulating Hannah Kunkle on her retirement as Collin County district clerk.

HR 1884             Schwertner

Congratulating Wayne and Catherine Long of Georgetown on their 60th wedding anniversary.

HR 1886             Craddick

Honoring Irene Buchanan on her 100th birthday.

HR 1888             Guillen

Honoring Roel Omar Guerra of Rio Grande City for his personal and professional achievements.

HR 1889             King, Tracy O.

Congratulating the Castroville Area Economic Development Council on its first anniversary.

HR 1890             Darby

Honoring H. E. "Gene" Crump, Jr., on his retirement as deputy executive director of the Texas Workforce Commission.

HR 1892             Carter

Congratulating Richland College on its receipt of the 2010 WasteWise College/University Partner of the Year Award from the EPA and on its first-place statewide finish in the RecycleMania competition.

HR 1893             Zedler

Commemorating the 60th anniversary of the incorporation of Crowley.

HR 1895             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Honoring the Waco Convention & Visitors Bureau on the occasion of Texas Travel and Tourism Week.

HR 1913             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Alec Sanchez of McGregor for receiving a 2011 Prudential Spirit of Community Certificate of Excellence and a President's Volunteer Service Award.

HR 1914             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Buddy and Judy Baker of Mart on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 1915             Carter

Congratulating Charles Pickitt, principal of Richardson High School, on being named a regional finalist for the 2011 H-E-B Excellence in Education Principal Award.

HR 1925             Gonzales, Veronica

Commending Oscar Moreno for organizing the first McAllen Book Fair.

HR 1926             Gonzales, Veronica

Honoring Lydia G. Sandoval on her 25 years of service with Lone Star National Bank in McAllen.

HR 1932             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Avery Rae Williams and John Adam Kerley on their wedding.

HR 1942             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Sonny and Carol Ludwig on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 1944             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Howard and Mary Ann Thompson of Woodway on their 30th wedding anniversary.

HR 1946             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Commemorating the "First Things First" Juneteenth Kick Off Celebration in Waco.

HR 1947             Veasey

Honoring the Fort Worth Metropolitan Black Chamber of Commerce and its PATHS Forward leadership development program.

HR 1948             Martinez, "Mando"

Congratulating Juan and Olga Lugo of Donna on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 1952             Callegari

Honoring U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Austin McCall of Katy on his receipt of the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart for his bravery in Afghanistan.

HR 1953             Callegari

Honoring Brazos Valley Schools Credit Union for its many contributions to the Katy Independent School District.

HR 1954             Callegari

Congratulating Jo Marie Hestilow on her selection as the 2010 Senior Citizen of the Year by the City of Katy.

HR 1956             Dutton

Honoring the Galveston/Houston Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women.

HR 1975             Branch

Recognizing May 20, 2011, as GenTX Day.


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

SCR 54              Fraser

SP: Keffer

In memory of Gregory Mack Simmons.

HCR 151             Lavender

In memory of Bowie County Transport Deputy Sherri Jones.

HCR 160             Hughes

In memory of former state representative Dr. Bob Glaze.

HR 1771             McClendon

In memory of the Reverend Dr. Laymon H. Frank Mills.

HR 1800             Parker

In memory of U.S. Army First Lieutenant Robert F. Welch III of Denton.

HR 1801             Gonzales, Veronica

In memory of Immigration and Customs Enforcement Special Agent Jaime Jorge Zapata.

HR 1805             Hunter

In memory of Michael James Ellis of Corpus Christi.

HR 1806             Madden

In memory of Joseph Allen Hill of Collin County.

HR 1807             Madden

In memory of former Plano mayor Robert Lee Harrington, Jr.

HR 1849             Margo

In memory of Frank Gillespie McKnight.

HR 1853             Naishtat

In memory of Alfred Richard Castello of Austin.

HR 1856             Reynolds

In memory of Acie John Butler of Houston.

HR 1858             Reynolds

In memory of Richard David Jones, Jr.

HR 1879             Madden

In memory of James Herbert Boswell of Plano.

HR 1880             Madden

In memory of Dale Ralph "Cactus" Martin, a former member of the Plano Fire Department.

HR 1881             Madden

In memory of Denise Short Smith of Plano.

HR 1885             Hilderbran

In memory of Brenda Reagor of Llano.

HR 1887             Guillen

Honoring the memory of Ramiro Barrera, Sr., of Roma for his public service.

HR 1891             Larson

In memory of Stephanie Ashley Flores.

HR 1894             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Jeremy Pat Pryor of Waco.

HR 1896             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Debi Deiterman of Waco.

HR 1897             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Maria Maciel of Waco.

HR 1898             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Jessie Mae Pruett of Hewitt.

HR 1899             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Stanley Louis Jahn of Waco.

HR 1900             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Anna Marie Guajardo of Waco.

HR 1901             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Megan Lynn Self of Crawford.

HR 1902             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Esther Mae Williams.

HR 1903             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Janie "Tootsie" Dickson of Waco.

HR 1904             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Dolores Patricia Jones Skelton of Waco.

HR 1905             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Floyd Darvin Parnell of Waco.

HR 1906             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Helen Ruth Marek of West.

HR 1907             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Charlsie Ann Rowland of Waco.

HR 1908             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Charles W. Green of Waco.

HR 1909             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Alfred Pomerenke of McGregor.

HR 1910             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Martha Wade Crone.

HR 1912             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of James Robert Morrow, Sr., of Elm Mott.

HR 1916             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Domingo Suasa of Waco.

HR 1917             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Nellie Effie Sutton of Bellmead.

HR 1918             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Victor Guerrero III of China Spring.

HR 1919             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Irene A. Hendrix of Waco.

HR 1920             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Jarrell Dean Cantrell of Lacy-Lakeview.

HR 1921             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Edna Delle Hammit of Crawford.

HR 1922             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Nina Leathers-Hunt of Waco.

HR 1923             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Albert Galindo of Waco.

HR 1927             Gonzales, Veronica

Honoring the life of Colonel James "Nikki" Rowe of McAllen on the 22nd anniversary of his death.

HR 1924             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Anne Perlman Harris.

HR 1928             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Billy G. White of Waco.

HR 1929             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Daniel A. Mynarcik, Sr., of Elm Mott.

HR 1930             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Keenan Rhae-Von Hubert of Waco.

HR 1931             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Virginia Frances Donaldson.

HR 1933             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Dr. Richard George Fadal of Waco.

HR 1934             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Joe M. Rodriguez.

HR 1935             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Virginia Baskett of Waco.

HR 1936             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Norman E. Vinson of Waco.

HR 1937             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Donna Jean Evetts of Hewitt.

HR 1938             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Beverly Louise Bryan of Waco.

HR 1939             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Betty Ruth Ritterhoff Armstrong of Waco.

HR 1940             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Edna E. Henderson Anderson of Waco.

HR 1941             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of John Poe of Moody.

HR 1943             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Ira McClease Mathews, Sr., of Waco.

HR 1945             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Cleo Frances Malone of West.

HR 1949             Martinez, "Mando"

In memory of longtime Weslaco resident Janie Cuellar Salinas.

HR 1959             Munoz, Jr.

In memory of Border Patrol agent Eduardo Lee "Eddie" Vela of Mission.

HR 1966             Flynn / Garza

In memory of the Reverend David Wilkerson of Lindale, the founding pastor of Times Square Church in New York City and best-selling author.

HR 1974             Pitts

In memory of U.S. Army Private First Class Joel Ramirez of Waxahachie.

HR 1988             Eissler

In memory of U.S. Army Private First Class Kyle Matthew Holder of The Woodlands.

HR 1989             Eissler

In memory of U.S. Marine Corps Corporal Jeffrey Warren Johnson of Tomball.