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Congratulatory And Memorial Calendar

Thursday, May 26, 2011

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

SCR 56              Fraser

SP: Miller, Sid

Honoring John Cowan on the occasion of his retirement from the Texas Association of Dairymen.

HR 603              Price

Commemorating Flag Day on June 14, 2011.

HR 1960             Gonzales, Veronica

Congratulating Omar Ochoa of Austin on his graduation from The University of Texas School of Law.

HR 1961             Gonzales, Veronica

Congratulating Rolando Castaneda on his appointment as chief of the Edinburg Police Department.

HR 1962             Castro

Commending Vice Admiral William H. McRaven for his distinguished service to the United States of America and congratulating him on his nomination to lead U.S. Special Operations Command.

HR 1964             Miller, Doug

Congratulating Amanda Miller on her graduation from Texas A&M University.

HR 1967             Perry / et al.

Congratulating Dr. Patrick J. Hanford on the occasion of his installation as president of the Texas Osteopathic Medical Association.

HR 1968             Gooden

Commemorating the dedication of the Terrell Veterans Memorial on Memorial Day 2011.

HR 1969             Gooden

Congratulating Billie Sue Squires of Terrell on her retirement from American National Bank.

HR 1970             Huberty

Congratulating Richard and Maureen Huberty on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 1972             Craddick

Honoring Baylor University women's golf coach Sylvia Ferdon on her retirement.

HR 1973             Miller, Doug

Commemorating the Gillespie County Fair and Festivals Association Barbecue Cook-off.

HR 1976             Branch

Congratulating James B. Bonham Elementary School in Dallas on its selection as a Blue Ribbon School.

HR 1977             Button

Commemorating the 51st Biennial Chinese American Citizens Alliance National Convention to be held in Houston on July 27-30, 2011.

HR 1983             Gonzales, Veronica

Congratulating Rosendo Hinojosa on his appointment as senior executive chief patrol agent of the U.S. Border Patrol Rio Grande Valley Sector.

HR 1984             Reynolds

Congratulating Constable Ruben Davis, who is celebrating 15 years of service with Fort Bend County.

HR 1985             Bonnen / Hughes

Congratulating Mike and Dorothy Kight on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 1987             Truitt

Honoring the boys' soccer team of Carroll High School in Southlake on winning the 2010-2011 UIL 5A state championship.

HR 1992             Margo

Congratulating Michelle Holguin, Diana Pahman, and Jarisma Rodriguez of El Paso Community College for having their scientific experiment selected for the final mission of the space shuttle Endeavour.

HR 1993             Flynn

Congratulating country star and native Texan Miranda Lambert on her latest awards.

HR 1994             Kleinschmidt

Congratulating the Round Top-Carmine Cubettes volleyball team on winning the 2010-2011 UIL 1A state championship.

HR 1995             Hilderbran

Congratulating Clifton Fifer, Jr., on his receipt of an Outstanding Educator Award from the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum.

HR 1996             Hochberg

Honoring Beckie Driver of Houston for her longtime service in the field of adult education.

HR 1997             McClendon

Honoring Delores Ray Littlejohn George of San Antonio on her 75th birthday.

HR 1998             King, Susan

Commemorating the dedication of the William G. and Shirley Swenson Home in Abilene as a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark.

HR 1999             Callegari

Congratulating Michael Callegari on his graduation from Strake Jesuit College Preparatory.

HR 2000             Bohac

Congratulating Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church in Houston on its 75th anniversary.

HR 2003             Bohac

Congratulating Austin Leighton of Houston on achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

HR 2006             Bohac

Recognizing the Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research in Houston as a valuable community and state asset.

HR 2015             Bohac

Congratulating Janice Gabriel on being named the 2010 Northwest Houston Leader of the Year.

HR 2018             Hernandez Luna

Commemorating the rededication of a Texas Centennial Marker at the Lorenzo de Zavala homesite in Harris County.

HR 2019             Gonzales, Veronica

Congratulating Cynthia Leon of Mission on her swearing in as a Texas Department of Public Safety commissioner.

HR 2021             Schwertner

Commemorating the Hill Country Shoot-Out Barbeque.

HR 2022             Dutton

Congratulating Sharon Nowling Perry on the occasion of her retirement as a teacher at Port Houston Elementary School.

HR 2023             Dutton

Congratulating Michael W. Ashley of Houston on his induction into the Prairie View Interscholastic League Coaches Association Hall of Fame.

HR 2025             Dutton

Honoring Georgia Provost of Houston for her achievements and contributions to the community.

HR 2027             Anchia

Congratulating Carina Nicole Ramirez on her graduation from The University of Texas at Austin.

HR 2030             Alonzo

Commemorating the 36th annual convention of the Hispanic National Bar Association and honoring the event's host, the Dallas Hispanic Bar Association.

HR 2033             Hilderbran

Congratulating George and Mary Virginia Holekamp of Kerrville on their 60th wedding anniversary.

HR 2034             Button

Honoring Barbara Powers on earning the Silver Beaver Award from the Circle Ten Council of the Boy Scouts of America.

HR 2035             Button

Honoring Thomas Cooper on earning the Silver Beaver Award from the Circle Ten Council of the Boy Scouts of America.

HR 2036             Paxton

Congratulating Wester Middle School in Frisco on being named a School to Watch by the Texas Middle School Association.

HR 2037             Landtroop

Congratulating David Villarreal-Landtroop of Plainview Christian High School on winning a bronze medal at the 2011 TAPPS State Track and Field Championships.

HR 2039             Isaac

Honoring Miss Mae's Bar-B-Que in Wimberley on its participation in "Bar-B-Quesday" during the 82nd Legislative Session.

HR 2041             Isaac

Honoring Railroad Bar-B-Que on its participation in "Bar-B-Quesday" during the 82nd Legislative Session.

HR 2043             Bohac

Congratulating Lindsay Ann Smith and Bradley Allen Pepper on their engagement.

HR 2046             Naishtat

Honoring Robert Nunez for his service as a legislative intern.

HR 2047             Naishtat

Honoring Clay Scallan for her service as a legislative intern.

HR 2048             Naishtat

Commending Eric Leventhal for his service as an intern in the office of State Representative Elliott Naishtat.

HR 2049             Naishtat

Honoring Jessica Hoy for her outstanding service as a legislative aide.

HR 2050             Naishtat

Honoring Melanie Wilmoth for her outstanding service as a legislative aide.

HR 2052             Orr

Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Meridian Blue Lodge Freemasons.

HR 2053             Carter

Recognizing the members of the Richardson Independent School District board of trustees for their service.

HR 2054             Carter / Branch / Jackson, Jim / Button / Burkett / et al.

Congratulating Kimberly Locus on the occasion of her retirement as executive director of the Dallas County Republican Party.

HR 2055             Davis, Yvonne

Congratulating Ruth Wyrick on earning an honorary doctor of humane letters degree from Southwestern Christian College.

HR 2056             Reynolds

Honoring Missouri City mayor pro tem Brett Kolaja for his public service.

HR 2057             Reynolds

Commemorating the 2011 Sugar Land Memorial Day ceremony.

HR 2058             Reynolds

Commemorating the 2011 Fort Bend Salutes America Memorial Day event.

HR 2059             Naishtat

Honoring CommUnityCare, The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing, and Central Health for creating a family nurse practitioner residency program.

HR 2061             Martinez Fischer

Honoring Tyler Ingraham of San Antonio for his participation in the 2011 Moreno/Rangel Legislative Leadership Program.

HR 2062             Martinez Fischer

Honoring Irma Aguirre of Mission for her participation in the 2011 Moreno/Rangel Legislative Leadership Program.

HR 2064             Madden

Congratulating Detective Steve Boyd on being named the 2010 Officer of the Year by the Plano Police Department.

HR 2065             Madden

Honoring Chief Gregory W. Rushin for his 25 years of service to the Plano Police Department.

HR 2068             Harper-Brown

Commemorating the dedication of a historical marker at the Heritage Park depot and honoring the Irving Heritage Society on their work.

HR 2069             Thompson

Commending Mark Harris for his service on the board of the Texas Nursery & Landscape Association.

HR 2070             Munoz, Jr.

Congratulating Victoria Johnson on her selection as the 2011 Mission Consolidated Independent School District Secondary Teacher of the Year.

HR 2071             Munoz, Jr.

Honoring Christopher Madrid for his participation in the 2011 Moreno/Rangel Legislative Leadership Program.

HR 2073             Munoz, Jr.

Congratulating Melissa Garza on her selection as the 2011 Mission Consolidated Independent School District Elementary Teacher of the Year.

HR 2074             Parker

Honoring Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Flower Mound on the occasion of its first anniversary.

HR 2075             Parker

Congratulating the Flower Mound Police Department on receiving advanced law enforcement accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies.

HR 2078             Madden

Congratulating Officer Scott Kermes on being named the 2009 Officer of the Year by the Plano Police Department.

HR 2079             Madden

Honoring Jay Dalehite for his achievments as president of the Canyon Creek Homeowners Association in Richardson.

HR 2080             Ritter

Recognizing Transforming Texas Waterfronts.

HR 2081             King, Susan

Honoring Andy Cleveland on her retirement from the Abilene Independent School District.

HR 2082             Miller, Doug

Congratulating Wyman Meinzer on his induction into the Frontier Times Museum Texas Heroes Hall of Honor.

HR 2083             Miller, Doug

Congratulating Louis M. Pearce, Jr., on his induction into the Frontier Times Museum Texas Heroes Hall of Honor.

HR 2084             Miller, Doug

Congratulating Scooter Fries on his induction into the Frontier Times Museum Texas Heroes Hall of Honor.

HR 2085             Miller, Doug

Congratulating Kinky Friedman on his induction into the Frontier Times Museum Texas Heroes Hall of Honor.

HR 2086             Miller, Doug

Commemorating the posthumous induction of Toots Mansfield into the Frontier Times Museum Texas Heroes Hall of Honor.

HR 2087             Miller, Doug

Congratulating the 2011 inductees of the Frontier Times Museum Texas Heroes Hall of Honor in Bandera.

HR 2088             Branch

Congratulating Randall Stephenson, chair and CEO of AT&T, on receiving the 2011 H. Neil Mallon Award.

HR 2090             Lozano

Honoring Jose Antonio Ramirez for his participation in the 2011 Moreno/Rangel Legislative Leadership Program.

HR 2094             Allen

Congratulating Marivel Holguin on her 2011 graduation from the Texas School for the Deaf.

HR 2095             Perry

Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the founding of Slaton.

HR 2096             Reynolds

Honoring city council member Don Smith of Missouri City for his public service.

HR 2097             Reynolds

Honoring city council member Jerry Wyatt of Missouri City for his public service.

HR 2098             Reynolds

Honoring city council member Robin Elackatt of Missouri City for his public service.

HR 2099             Reynolds

Honoring city council member Bobby Marshall of Missouri City for his public service.

HR 2100             Reynolds

Honoring Mayor Allen Owen of Missouri City for his public service.

HR 2101             Reynolds

Honoring city council member Danny Nguyen of Missouri City for his public service.

HR 2102             Reynolds

Honoring Mayor Joe M. Gurecky for his many years of service to the citizens of Rosenberg.

HR 2103             Reynolds

Honoring Mayor Hilmar Moore of Richmond for his public service.

HR 2104             Carter

Honoring Dallas attorney Starlett Carter for her pro bono service.

HR 2105             Carter

Commending U.S. Army Private Heather Row for her desire to serve her country.

HR 2106             Carter

Congratulating Lanet Greenhaw of Richardson on her new position as director of education for the Dallas Regional Chamber.

HR 2107             Carter

Commending Linda Jaresh for serving as a campaign volunteer for the 2010 House District 102 election.

HR 2109             Anchia

Honoring Edgar Morales for his participation in the 2011 Moreno/Rangel Legislative Leadership Program.

HR 2110             Anchia

Congratulating Roy R. Barrera, Sr., on the 60th anniversary of his State Bar of Texas licensure and his six decades as a practicing lawyer.

HR 2111             Gutierrez

Honoring Jorge L. Reyes of El Paso for his participation in the 2011 Moreno/Rangel Legislative Leadership Program.

HR 2112             Harper-Brown

Congratulating the City of Irving on its receipt of a 2011 Texas Award for Performance Excellence from the Quality Texas Foundation.

HR 2113             Paxton

Congratulating the McKinney Police Department 9-1-1 dispatchers on their receipt of the 2011 Team 9-1-1 Award of Merit.

HR 2114             Margo

Congratulating Maddison Kahner Dowdy, Alejandro Marquez, Mariana Villanueva, Natalie Felsen, and Katherine Nielson from Franklin High School in El Paso for placing first in the Stock Market Game Legislative Challenge, sponsored by the Texas Council on Economic Education.

HR 2118             Workman

Congratulating J. O. and Nancy Duncan on their 60th wedding anniversary.

HR 2121             Reynolds

Honoring Joel F. Fitzgerald, Sr., for his service as chief of police in Missouri City.

HR 2122             Strama

Congratulating the Concordia University baseball team on winning the 2011 American Southwest Conference championship.

HR 2123             Christian

Commending Jonathon McClellan on his service as chief of staff to State Representative Wayne Christian.

HR 2124             Christian

Commending Brady Colby for his service as an intern in the office of State Representative Wayne Christian.

HR 2125             Christian

Commending Wesley Luke Bullock on his service as legislative director for State Representative Wayne Christian.

HR 2126             Christian

Commending Travis McCormick for his service as a legislative assistant in the office of State Representative Wayne Christian.

HR 2127             Christian

Congratulating Christopher Herrington on the occasion of his retirement as a teacher at the Martin School of Choice in Nacogdoches.

HR 2128             Christian

Commending Cameron Harley for his service as an intern in the office of State Representative Wayne Christian.

HR 2129             Christian

Honoring teacher and coach Kay Butler for her service to the Buna Independent School District.

HR 2130             Christian

Commending Gabriele Nestande for her service as an administrative aide in the office of State Representative Wayne Christian.

HR 2131             Cain

Recognizing Jarrian Roberts of Clarksville on being chosen for the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches 1A Division 1 All-State Team.

HR 2132             Cain

Honoring the fifth-grade choir of Chapel Hill Elementary School in Mount Pleasant on the occasion of its 2011 performance in the Capitol Rotunda.

HR 2134             Hilderbran

Honoring Joe Herring, Jr., of Kerrville for his contributions to his community and congratulating him on the publication of his book Home: Photographs of Kerrville.

HR 2135             Rodriguez, Eddie

Congratulating Matthew Curtis on being named the 2011 Austinite of the Year at the Austin Under 40 Awards sponsored by the Young Women's Alliance and Young Men's Business League.

HR 2136             Rodriguez, Eddie

Honoring Valerie Lila Danielle Vera for her participation in the 2011 Moreno/Rangel Legislative Leadership Program.

HR 2137             Deshotel

Congratulating Lamar University chief of police Dale Fontenot on his retirement.

HR 2138             Truitt

Congratulating the boys' swimming and diving team of Carroll High School in Southlake on winning the UIL 5A state championship.

HR 2139             Smith, Wayne

Congratulating the Lady Rangers water polo team of Ross S. Sterling High School in Baytown on winning the 2010-2011 TISCA state title.

HR 2141             Dukes

Honoring Juan Carlos Garcia of Dallas for his participation in the 2011 Moreno/Rangel Legislative Leadership Program.

HR 2144             Isaac

Commending Gregory R. Bentch for his service as an intern in the office of State Representative Jason Isaac.

HR 2145             Isaac

Honoring Brian C. Mitchell for his service as an intern in the office of State Representative Jason Isaac during the 82nd Legislative Session.

HR 2146             Harper-Brown

Commemorating the 25th anniversary of FigDesign in Irving.

HR 2148             Workman

Congratulating Jacob Hume on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.

HR 2149             Workman

Congratulating Thomas Dunn on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.


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

HR 1841             King, Susan

In memory of former state representative David Graves Stubbeman.

HR 1853             Naishtat

In memory of Alfred Richard Castello of Austin.

HR 2001             Bohac

In memory of Madeline Cleveland Harris of Houston.

HR 2002             Bohac

In memory of Olga R. Gomez of Houston.

HR 2004             Bohac

In memory of Frank Woodruff Buckles, the last American veteran of World War I.

HR 2005             Bohac

In memory of Jean R. Ols of Houston.

HR 2007             Bohac

In memory of Camilo R. Gomez of Houston.

HR 2008             Bohac

In memory of Clara F. Santikos of Houston.

HR 2009             Bohac

In memory of native Texan Edd Kellum Hendee.

HR 2010             Bohac

In memory of Louvelle Chafin of Houston.

HR 2011             Bohac

In memory of Evelyn Petersen Cernik of Houston.

HR 2012             Bohac

In memory of Charles Henry Kadlecek of Houston.

HR 2013             Bohac

In memory of Diana Lynn Psencik of Houston.

HR 2014             Bohac

In memory of Charles Edward Grubbs of Willis.

HR 2016             Bohac

In memory of Gladys Johnson Glenn.

HR 2017             Bohac

In memory of Clymer Lewis Wright, Jr., of Houston.

HR 2024             Dutton

In memory of Marjorie Banks Ammons of Houston.

HR 2026             Solomons / Anchia / Jackson, Jim

In memory of U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Carlos Alonzo Benitez of Carrollton.

HR 2028             Anchia

In memory of Anthony A. Hernandez of Dallas.

HR 2029             Anchia

In memory of Joel M. Lebovitz of Dallas.

HR 2042             Madden

In memory of Diane Price of Richardson.

HR 2044             Hunter

In memory of former Aransas County sheriff Bob Hewes of Fulton.

HR 2066             Quintanilla

In memory of Matilde Apodaca of Socorro.

HR 2076             Hilderbran

In memory of Barbara Esgen Stieren of San Antonio.

HR 2077             Orr

In memory of U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Bryan Burgess of Cleburne.

HR 2091             Madden

In memory of Rhonda H. Picon of Plano.

HR 2108             Dutton

In memory of Charles Edward Cheeks, Sr., of Houston.

HR 2115             Hopson

In memory of James Edgar Brown of Jacksonville.

HR 2116             Pena

In memory of Jaime J. "Bino" Zapata of Edinburg.

HR 2119             Geren

In memory of Colonel Philip J. Kuhl.

HR 2143             Darby

In memory of Hope Wilson Huffman of San Angelo.

HR 2147             Bohac

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

HR 2150             Weber / Bonnen

In memory of Thomas Patton Alexander, Sr., of Pearland.

HR 2152             Miller, Sid

In memory of Michael Cook Walton of Stephenville.

HR 2153             Miller, Sid

In memory of Brack Barnard Jones.

HR 2162             Quintanilla

In memory of Alfonso "Poncho" Cardenas of El Paso.

HR 2168             Gonzales, Veronica

In memory of Jaime Longoria, Jr., of Edinburg.

HR 2171             Gonzales, Veronica

In memory of Stuart Mason Wilkinson of McAllen.

HR 2172             Gonzales, Veronica

In memory of Grace Neuhaus Richards of McAllen.

HR 2173             Gonzales, Veronica

In memory of Maria Teresa "Terrie" Rabago.

HR 2175             Madden / Laubenberg / Taylor, Van

In memory of former Plano mayor James Wyatt Edwards.

HR 2178             Truitt

In memory of Clayton Eugene "Gene" Reynolds of North Richland Hills.

HR 2201             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Jo Ann Darden of Waco.

HR 2202             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Ruby Jewel King of Robinson.

HR 2205             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Glidden D. O'Connor, Jr., of Waco.

HR 2206             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Judy Letitia Bales of Waco.

HR 2208             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Bette Pape Skinner of Waco.

HR 2209             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Julius Albert Backus of Waco.

HR 2210             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Laura Lumpkin of Waco.

HR 2211             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Margaret Sugg McNamara of Waco.

HR 2212             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Dr. Albert Ray Niederer of Woodway.

HR 2213             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Bob L. Corbitt of Speegleville.

HR 2214             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Margaret Vandever of Waco.

HR 2215             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Lewis Edwards Champ of Waco.

HR 2216             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Geraldine Howard of Waco.

HR 2217             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Ina Mae Allen of McGregor.

HR 2218             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Maria Emma Castro of Waco.

HR 2219             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of James Edward Jones of Waco.

HR 2220             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Esther Hilda Schimschat of Waco.

HR 2221             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Martha Louise "Suzie" Hamilton of Waco.

HR 2222             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Mary Ann McManus of Waco.

HR 2225             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Audrey Ellen Davidson of Waco.

HR 2226             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Ruth Marie Warren of Axtell.

HR 2227             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Marion Herring of Waco.

HR 2228             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Bob Parsons of Waco.

HR 2229             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Betty Jane Dalrymple of Waco.

HR 2230             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Sam Moses of Waco.

HR 2231             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Bridger Wayne Hogan of Eddy.

HR 2232             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Ross S. Tennison of Waco.

HR 2233             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Lawrence James Tanner, Jr., of Waco.