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Congratulatory And Memorial Calendar

Wednesday, March 20, 2013
10:00 AM

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

HCR 47              Canales

Commending Ciro Treviño on his legacy of public service.

HCR 81              Bonnen, Dennis

Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the agreement between the State of Texas and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

HR 44               King, Phil / Miller, Rick / Laubenberg

Commending Israel for its cordial and mutually beneficial relationship with the United States and the State of Texas and supporting Israel in its legal, historical, moral, and God-given right of self-governance and self-defense.

HR 724              Workman

Commemorating the 10th anniversary of the founding of the Austin Chapter of the Gunslingers Motorcycle Club.

HR 725              Craddick

Congratulating Dalvin and Gladys Awalt of Midland on their 60th wedding anniversary.

HR 730              Carter

Congratulating Elizabeth Jones on her election to the Dallas Independent School District Board of Trustees.

HR 731              Carter

Congratulating Officer Randall K. Beddingfield on his retirement from the Richardson Police Department.

HR 732              Carter

Honoring the Richardson Republican Women's Club for its contributions to the community.

HR 733              Carter

Commending William Tsao for his service as a member of the Dallas Area Rapid Transit Board of Directors.

HR 734              Carter

Congratulating The University of Texas at Dallas on being named one of the nation's "Best Value Colleges" by the Princeton Review.

HR 735              Carter

Commending Dr. David Daniel on his service as president of The University of Texas at Dallas.

HR 736              Carter

Commending Bob Friesenhahn for volunteer service to the communities of House District 102.

HR 737              Carter

Commending Barbara Perryman for volunteer service to the communities of House District 102.

HR 738              Carter

Commending Don Sims for volunteer service to the communities of House District 102.

HR 739              Carter

Commending Gary McFarland for volunteer service to the communities of House District 102.

HR 740              Carter

Commending Tricia McFarland for volunteer service to the communities of House District 102.

HR 741              Carter

Commending Gerrit Woning for volunteer service to the communities of House District 102.

HR 742              Carter

Commending Annette Ratliff for volunteer service to the communities of House District 102.

HR 743              Carter

Commending Jana Bertrand for volunteer service to the communities of House District 102.

HR 744              Carter

Commending John Smolik for volunteer service to the communities of House District 102.

HR 745              Carter

Commending Linda Lawrence for volunteer service to the communities of House District 102.

HR 746              Carter

Commending Mary McElvany for volunteer service to the communities of House District 102.

HR 747              Carter

Commending Sherrie Timmins for volunteer service to the communities of House District 102.

HR 748              Carter

Commending Beverly Shukis for volunteer service to the communities of House District 102.

HR 749              Carter

Commending Sherry Walker for volunteer service to the communities of House District 102.

HR 750              Carter

Commending Kris Butler for volunteer service to the communities of House District 102.

HR 751              Carter

Commending Janet Martin for volunteer service to the communities of House District 102.

HR 752              Carter

Commending Linda Jaresh for volunteer service to the communities of House District 102.

HR 754              Zerwas / Stephenson

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

HR 757              Miller, Rick

Commending the Honorable Charlie Howard for his public service.

HR 758              Branch

Commemorating the 178th anniversary of the adoption of the Texas Declaration of Independence on March 2, 2014.

HR 760              Ritter

Recognizing March 28, 2013, as Texas Water Conservation Day at the State Capitol.

HR 761              Martinez Fischer

Congratulating Henry Munoz III on his election as finance chair of the Democratic National Committee.

HR 762              Martinez Fischer

Recognizing the 36th annual Texas DeMolay Government Day at the State Capitol.

HR 766              Villalba / Ratliff / Carter

Honoring members of the Greater Dallas Republicans on their visit to the State Capitol on March 13, 2013.

HR 767              Giddings

Honoring Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc., on the occasion of its 48th Middlesouth Regional Conference.

HR 768              Márquez

Honoring the members of the cross-country team of Coronado High School in El Paso who came to the aid of an injured individual in their community.

HR 770              Strama

Honoring members of the Warrior Transition Brigade at Fort Hood for their assistance to ill and injured soldiers.

HR 772              Carter

Honoring the members of the Greater Dallas Republicans for their contributions to their community.

HR 774              Márquez

Congratulating El Paso on being named the safest large city in the United States by CQ Press.

HR 778              Clardy

Congratulating Jimmy Griffin on his retirement from the United States Postal Service.

HR 780              Leach

Congratulating native Texan George Strait on his musical career.

HR 781              Leach

Commending the Conner Harrington Republican Women of Plano for their contributions to the political process in Texas.

HR 782              Leach

Honoring Dixie Clem for her contributions to the political process in Texas.

HR 786              Springer

Congratulating Olney Hamilton Hospital on the opening of the Olney Family Clinic and Rehab/Wellness Center.

HR 788              Springer

Recognizing John Brinson for his contributions to the Paducah Independent School District.

HR 789              Lavender

Congratulating Kelly Burnett of Texarkana on her selection as a Distinguished Finalist in the 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program.

HR 791              Flynn

Congratulating Jessie and Bette Bost of Greenville on their 59th wedding anniversary.

HR 793              Flynn

Congratulating Dreabon and Pam Joiner of Pickton on their 40th wedding anniversary.

HR 794              Harless

Commemorating the Klein Independent School District in Harris County on its 75th anniversary.

HR 795              Darby

Honoring Nate Boyer of The University of Texas at Austin on receiving the 2012 Disney Spirit Award as college football's most inspirational player.

HR 797              Callegari

Commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Katy Independent School District FFA Livestock Show and Rodeo and paying tribute to founder L. D. Robinson.

HR 798              Callegari

Congratulating the Cypress Ranch High School baseball team on winning its first 5A State Championship.

HR 801              Simmons

Congratulating Athena Chen of Carrollton for being named a Distinguished Finalist in the 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards.

HR 802              Stickland

Commemorating the 60th anniversary of the incorporation of the city of Bedford.

HR 803              Stickland

Congratulating Dr. Gene Buinger on his retirement as superintendent of the Hurst-Euless-Bedford Independent School District.

HR 804              Naishtat

Honoring Jack and Kathleen McCrady of Austin on their 70th wedding anniversary.

HR 807              Dukes

Honoring the National Women of Achievement--Austin Metroplex Chapter on the occasion of its 25th anniversary.

HR 809              Craddick

Congratulating Donald and Patricia Gatlin of Midland on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 810              Craddick

Congratulating John and Jean Hayes of Midland on their 60th anniversary.

HR 811              Craddick

Congratulating Berta Vogler of Lamesa on her 90th birthday.

HR 815              Howard

Congratulating the Red Dragon Players of Austin High School on winning the 2012 UIL 5A State One-Act Play Competition.

HR 817              Villalba

Commending Terri Hoover of Dallas for her work in behalf of driving safety as founder of Clickit4life.

HR 818              Larson

Honoring Derrick Howard of San Antonio for his service as chair of the CPS Energy Board.

HR 819              Anderson

Congratulating Robinson FFA members Haley Herzog and Hayden Schroder on winning grand champion honors at the McLennan County Junior Livestock Show and Youth Fair.

HR 820              Anderson

Congratulating Ruby and Nelson Spitzer of Waco on their 69th wedding anniversary.

HR 821              Anderson

Congratulating Hayoung Moon on winning first prize in the junior division of the Houston Civic Symphony Young Artist Competition.

HR 823              Flynn

Congratulating Maurice and Betty Flora of Como on their 60th wedding anniversary.

HR 824              Flynn

Congratulating Kenneth and Jeannie Gaines of Cumby on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 825              Flynn

Congratulating Thomas and Virgie Boyd of Pickton on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 827              Dale

Honoring Cedar Park city manager Brenda Eivens on her selection as the 2012 Central Texas Public Administrator of the Year.


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

HCR 75              Craddick

In memory of former state representative Frank Kell Cahoon of Midland.

HCR 85              Dukes / Darby / Strama / Rodriguez, Eddie

In memory of Officer Jaime Padron of the Austin Police Department.

HR 726              Dutton

In memory of Houston artist Bert Long, Jr.

HR 729              Carter

In memory of Geraldine Pulejo of Richardson.

HR 753              Craddick

In memory of A. J. Cain of Midland.

HR 755              Smith

In memory of W. A. "Skeeter" Orton, Jr., of Baytown.

HR 763              Lewis

In memory of Dan Holt.

HR 764              Darby

In memory of Wade Hampton Choate of San Angelo.

HR 771              Guillen

In memory of  Maria Magdalena Saenz Cruz of Starr County.

HR 785              Hunter / Herrero

In memory of Mary Frances Diedrick Haas of Corpus Christi.

HR 792              Flynn

In memory of Everett Joe Zihlman of Commerce.

HR 796              Darby

In memory of Beverly Singley Junell of Midland.

HR 799              Callegari

In memory of James Joseph Burke of Cypress.

HR 805              Naishtat

In memory of victims' rights advocate Suzanne McDaniel.

HR 814              Howard

In memory of Everett "Ebbie" Brown Neptune, Jr., the longtime athletic director for the Eanes Independent School District and Westlake High School.