Congratulatory And Memorial Calendar

Thursday, February 28, 2013
10:00 AM




HR 107              Button / Carter

Congratulating Dot Adler on her receipt of the 2012 Anita Hill Lifetime Achievement Award from the Dallas County Council of Republican Women.

HR 234              Raymond

Honoring Thomas Suehs for his service as executive commissioner of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.

HR 356              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 366              Leach / Taylor, Van / Sanford / Turner, Scott

Honoring former State Representative Jerry Madden for his 20 years of service as a representative of House District 67.

HR 375              Fletcher

Congratulating Command Sergeant Major Paul Kirk on his retirement from the Texas State Guard.

HR 377              Bell

Recognizing the 100th anniversary of the reinterment of Joanna Troutman, "The Betsy Ross of Texas," in 2013.

HR 380              Raymond / Naishtat

Commemorating the first mariachi summer music camp sponsored by the Butler School of Music at The University of Texas at Austin.

HR 381              Lucio III

Congratulating Theodore Green of Harlingen on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.

HR 382              Lucio III

Honoring Gerardo Acevedo Danache for his aid in the safe return of U.S. Marine Jon Hammar from a Mexican federal prison.

HR 383              Laubenberg / Leach

Congratulating the Allen High School football team on winning the UIL 5A Division 1 state championship.

HR 392              Frullo

Congratulating Ruth and Modesto Navarrette of Lubbock on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 393              Frullo

Congratulating Larry and Sue Hendricks of Lubbock on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 394              Raney

Honoring Joe G. Hanover of Bryan-College Station on his 95th birthday and for his service to his community.

HR 397              Callegari / Zerwas / et al.

Congratulating Katy High School head football coach Gary Joseph on being named the 2012 National Coach of the Year by American Football Monthly.

HR 399              Stephenson

Congratulating the El Campo High School football team on its successful 2012 season and its appearance in the UIL 3A Division 1 state championship game.

HR 401              Aycock

Congratulating Lolete Bales Ratliff of Killeen on her 100th birthday.

HR 403              Callegari / Zerwas / et al.

Congratulating the Katy High School football team on winning the 2012 UIL 5A Division 2 state championship.

HR 404              Button / Laubenberg

Congratulating Doug Kendrick on his retirement as chief of the Sachse Fire Department.

HR 405              Springer

Congratulating the Throckmorton High School football team on winning the 2012 UIL 1A Six-Man Division 1 state championship.

HR 409              Burkett / Button

Congratulating Preston Edwards on his retirement from the Garland City Council.

HR 412              Anderson

Congratulating Drayton McLane, Jr., of Temple on his receipt of the Mirabeau B. Lamar Medal for his contributions to higher education in Texas.

HR 413              Anderson

Congratulating Matthew Reynolds and Justin Shen of Waco High School on their selection as members of the 2013 Texas Music Educators Association All-State Choir.

HR 416              Craddick

Congratulating Ed and Beverly Moses of Midland on their 60th wedding anniversary.

HR 423              Longoria

Honoring the City of Penitas.

HR 426              Price

Commemorating Patriot Day 2013.

HR 427              Price

Commemorating Memorial Day 2013.

HR 438              Canales

Recognizing April 1, 2013, as Migrant Farmworker Day at the State Capitol.

HR 440              Márquez

Congratulating Judge Maria Salas-Mendoza on being selected as a Border Hero by Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center.

HR 441              Márquez

Congratulating the Georgia Institute of Technology football team on winning the 2012 Sun Bowl in El Paso.

HR 442              Márquez

Congratulating the University of Utah football team on winning the 2011 Sun Bowl in El Paso.

HR 443              Márquez

Commemorating the 80th anniversary of the Sun Bowl in El Paso.

HR 444              Márquez

Congratulating the University of Notre Dame football team on winning the 2010 Sun Bowl in El Paso.

HR 445              Márquez

Commending U.S. Army Major General Dana J. H. Pittard on his outstanding service as commander of Fort Bliss in El Paso.

HR 446              Márquez

Congratulating Robert Almonte of El Paso on being named the United States marshal for the Western District of Texas.

HR 447              Márquez

Commemorating the 125th anniversary of Aoy Elementary School in El Paso.

HR 449              Márquez

Congratulating Harriet May on her 38 years of service to the Government Employees Credit Union in El Paso.

HR 451              Lozano

Recognizing the San Patricio County 4-H Livestock Ambassadors for their work in the community.

HR 452              Paddie / Deshotel

Congratulating Gwenn and Orville Odom of Beaumont on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 453              Button / Carter

Congratulating Samantha Hernandez of the Garland Independent School District on being chosen to participate in the 2012-2013 New Science Teacher Academy.

HR 454              Creighton

Congratulating the Montgomery High School girls' golf team on winning the 2012 UIL 4A state championship.

HR 455              Giddings / Johnson

Congratulating the Reverend Doctor Ronald E. Jones on his installation as pastor of New Hope Baptist Church in Dallas.

HR 456              Herrero

Honoring Petra Valdez on her retirement as the owner of the Ideal Beauty Shop of Robstown.

HR 466              Craddick

Congratulating Roddy and Bonnie Hamilton of Midland on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 470              Button / Carter

Congratulating Garland ISD for collecting over 100,000 items during its 2012 food drive.

HR 472              Lucio III

Congratulating Justin Edward Macmanus of Harlingen on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.

HR 475              Longoria

Congratulating Mariachi Los Lobos and Grupo Folklorico Ozomatli from Palmview High School in Mission for their performance in the 57th Presidential Inaugural Parade.

HR 477              Dutton

Congratulating Beatrice Lehman Green of Houston on the occasion of her 100th birthday.

HR 479              Anderson

Congratulating M. J. and Dorothy Whitehead of Waco on their 60th wedding anniversary.

HR 480              Anderson

Honoring Gary Hannemann for his 18 years of service to the McGregor Independent School District Board of Trustees.

HR 481              Anderson

Congratulating Leroy and Ora Mae Simek of Waco on their 60th wedding anniversary.

HR 482              Anderson

Congratulating the McGregor High School art students whose designs were published as part of the 2012 Cards for Kids program sponsored by Cook Children's Medical Center in Fort Worth.

HR 483              Anderson

Honoring Eugene and Dorothy Gerlich of Arlington on their 60th wedding anniversary.

HR 486              Menéndez

Congratulating Kelley Hurley and Courtney Hurley of San Antonio on winning bronze medals in the women's team epee fencing event at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

HR 489              Davis, Sarah

Honoring the Chinese Professional Club of Houston on the occasion of its 59th annual Scholarship Ball and Chinese New Year Celebration.

HR 490              Davis, Sarah

Honoring Chief Lonnie Bernhardt on his retirement from the Southside Place Police Department.

HR 497              Miller, Doug

Honoring the City of Fair Oaks Ranch on the 25th anniversary of its incorporation and on the 20th anniversary of the establishment of its police department.

HR 501              Gonzales, Larry

Honoring Jesse Ancira, Jr., chief of staff for Speaker Joe Straus, on being named the 2012 Citizen of the Year by the Taylor Rotary Club.

HR 503              Huberty

Congratulating Robert A. Sitton on his receipt of the Hayden McKay, M.D., Citizen of the Year award from the Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce.

HR 504              Huberty

Congratulating Dave Kilby on his receipt of the 2012 Spirit of the Chamber Award from the Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce.

HR 505              Aycock

Congratulating Nolan Machen of Lampasas County on his 90th birthday.

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

HCR 35              Davis, Sarah

In memory of Sergeant Jimmie DeVeril Norman of the Bellaire Police Department.

HR 188              Paddie

In memory of Ann Arnold of Austin, groundbreaking journalist, first female press secretary to a Texas governor, and longtime president of the Texas Association of Broadcasters.

HR 276              Hunter

In memory of Erich E. Wendl of Corpus Christi.

HR 277              Hunter

In memory of Edmond J. Ford, Jr., of Corpus Christi.

HR 370              Smith

In memory of Cody Paul Stephens of Crosby.

HR 384              Martinez Fischer

In memory of Jesus Maria "Jesse" Gamez III of San Antonio.

HR 385              Martinez Fischer

In memory of Stella Finnegan Villareal of San Antonio.

HR 389              Hilderbran

In memory of Robert Van Bibber of Houston.

HR 390              Hunter

In memory of Joe Clifton Moseley II of Rockport.

HR 391              Naishtat

In memory of Homer W. Lear.

HR 398              Darby

In memory of Dr. Ralph R. Chase of San Angelo.

HR 400              Aycock

In memory of Major General (Ret.) Stewart Meyer of Harker Heights.

HR 407              Geren

In memory of Ruth Carter Stevenson of Fort Worth.

HR 410              Moody / Pickett / Márquez / Gonzalez, Naomi / González, Mary

In memory of Pastor Rochelle Nieman of Abundant Living Faith Center in El Paso.

HR 418              Ashby

In memory of Raymond Moore of Lufkin.

HR 422              Longoria

In memory of Otila Flores of Mission.

HR 429              Martinez Fischer

In memory of George Gutierrez of San Antonio.

HR 435              Herrero

Honoring the memory of Robert Daniel Rodriguez of Corpus Christi.

HR 436              Herrero

In memory of Elva T. Barrera of Robstown.

HR 448              Márquez

In memory of community advocate Erasmo Wilivaldo Andrade of El Paso.

HR 464              Ashby

In memory of Charles Emmett Teutsch of Lufkin.

HR 465              Martinez Fischer

In memory of James Byston Parks, Jr., of San Antonio.