Congratulatory And Memorial Calendar

Wednesday, May 01, 2013
10:00 AM




HR 1389             Rodriguez, Justin

Recognizing November 6-12, 2013, as Drowsy Driving Prevention Week in Texas.

HR 1390             Rodriguez, Justin

Honoring the Lamson Institute of San Antonio.

HR 1391             Rodriguez, Justin

Commending the Calderon Branch of the Boys and Girls Clubs of San Antonio.

HR 1393             Menéndez

Congratulating Jim T. Brown on his retirement after more than 60 years of public and private sector service.

HR 1394             King, Tracy O.

Honoring William Dillahunty of Uvalde for 50 years of outstanding service as leader of the Sahawe Indian Dancers.

HR 1397             Simpson

Congratulating Richard Jones on his 25th pastoral anniversary at Calvary Baptist Church in Longview.

HR 1563             Pitts

Honoring Billy Randell Pewitt on his 60th birthday.

HR 1573             Davis, Yvonne

Recognizing the Reverend Dr. Patrick R. Rucker of Koinonia Missionary Baptist Church as Pastor of the Day on April 19, 2013.

HR 1575             Farney

Congratulating Rhonda Farney of Georgetown High School on her induction into the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame.

HR 1576             Farney

Honoring Mrs. Mac's Shining Stars in Georgetown and its founder, Linda McCasland, for their contributions.

HR 1577             Farney

Congratulating Rachel Thibodeau of Southwestern University on earning a postgraduate scholarship from the NCAA.

HR 1578             Morrison

Congratulating First English Evangelical Lutheran Church of Victoria on its 100th anniversary and on its receipt of a Texas Historical Marker.

HR 1579             Hernandez Luna

Congratulating Captain James H. Whitehead on his retirement from the U.S. Coast Guard.

HR 1580             Zerwas

Congratulating the boys' basketball team of Fort Bend Travis High School in Richmond on winning the UIL 5A state championship.

HR 1581             Anderson

Congratulating Midway High School students who participated in the Texas Association of Future Educators regional and state competitions.

HR 1582             Anderson

Congratulating the Robinson High School boys' powerlifting team on winning the 2013 Texas High School Powerlifting Association Region 2 Division 2 championship.

HR 1583             Harper-Brown

Commemorating the 40th anniversary of Al's Rent to Own in Irving.

HR 1584             Moody

Congratulating Dos Lunas Spirits of El Paso on its success.

HR 1585             Button

Commemorating Earth Day on April 22, 2013.

HR 1586             Button

Honoring Mark Timm for his service on the Sachse City Council.

HR 1587             Button

Congratulating the BEST Education Foundation of the Garland Independent School District on its 20th anniversary.

HR 1588             Button

Congratulating Harry and Barbara Furlong of Richardson on their 58th wedding anniversary.

HR 1589             Button

Commemorating the 2013 DFW Dragon Boat, Kite, and Lantern Festival in Irving.

HR 1590             Workman / Burkett / Murphy / et al.

Recognizing the Texas A&M University Agricultural and Natural Resources Policy Internship Program and the Public Policy Internship Program and the interns for the 83rd legislative session.

HR 1591             Flynn

Congratulating James and La Donna Johns of Van on their 60th wedding anniversary.

HR 1593             Raymond

Commemorating the life and career of Paul McCartney.

HR 1594             Sanford

Honoring the students and organizers of Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership of North Texas for their service.

HR 1595             Dutton

Commending the Girl Scout Gold Award recipients of the Sunshine Service Unit of the Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council in Houston.

HR 1597             Perez

Congratulating David Webb on his retirement as chief financial officer of the Deer Park Independent School District.

HR 1598             Springer

Congratulating Ty Hayes and Conner Markle of Gainesville High School on qualifying for the 2013 National Speech and Debate Tournament of the National Forensic League.

HR 1599             Wu

Honoring Mariam Issa of Houston for her service to the community.

HR 1600             Wu

Congratulating Sheriff Adrian Garcia and the Harris County Sheriff's Office on their receipt of the 2013 Community Service Award from the Asian/Pacific American Heritage Association.

HR 1601             Wu

Recognizing May 2013 as Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month.

HR 1604             Springer

Congratulating James Cantwell on his retirement as city manager of Bowie.

HR 1605             Carter

Congratulating Senior Corporal Thomas B. Popken on his retirement from the Dallas Police Department.

HR 1606             Carter

Congratulating the Honorable Todd Meier on his reelection as mayor of Addison.

HR 1607             Carter

Congratulating Bill Keffler on his retirement as city manager of Richardson.

HR 1608             Carter

Congratulating Dan Johnson on his appointment as city manager of Richardson.

HR 1609             Carter

Honoring Paul Voelker for his outstanding service to the Richardson community.

HR 1610             Carter

Commending Linda Koop for her service on the Dallas City Council.

HR 1611             Carter

Honoring the 2011 and 2012 recipients of the Outstanding Women of Today - Builders of Tomorrow Award from Altrusa International, Inc., of Richardson.

HR 1612             Carter

Congratulating Ola Abbas Saleh on earning a 2013 Texas Legislative Black Caucus scholarship.

HR 1616             Muñoz, Jr.

Congratulating Ninfa Trevino Pena of Mission on her 100th birthday.

HR 1618             Naishtat

Honoring the Miakan/Garza Band of the Coahuiltecan Indians of Texas for its cultural and educational contributions.

HR 1620             Springer

Congratulating James Cantwell on his retirement as city manager of Bowie.

HR 1621             Coleman

Commending Mamie Charity Club of Houston for its contributions and congratulating the club's 2013 scholarship brunch honorees.

HR 1622             Flynn

Commemorating the 165th anniversary of Four Mile Lutheran Church in Van Zandt County.

HR 1624             Kolkhorst

Recognizing the Brenham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

HR 1626             Pitts

Recognizing Lew N. Little, Jr., of Austin on his 57th birthday.

HR 1627             Simpson / Murphy

Congratulating Herb and Catherine Legate on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 1629             Farney

Congratulating Bessie Jackson on her receipt of the Outstanding Citizen Award from the Marble Falls/Lake LBJ Chamber of Commerce.

HR 1630             Farney

Honoring the Sun City Hunting and Fishing Club for its support of community organizations.

HR 1633             Fallon

Commending participants of the 2013 Waterway Cleanup Day in Pilot Point.

HR 1634             Martinez Fischer

Commemorating the 2013 Battle of Medina BBQ Cook-Off Event.

HR 1662             Flynn

Congratulating Roy and Wanda Hobbs of Greenville on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 1663             Alonzo

Commending Carmen Ayala, Kim Morris, Tarsha Hardy, Mary Warren, Carol Jablonski, Cindy James, and Janice Schwarz for their participation in Blue Ribbon Lobby Day 2013.

HR 1664             Alonzo

Commending Rosalie Weisfeld for her participation in Blue Ribbon Lobby Day.

HR 1665             Turner, Chris

Congratulating the honorees of the Grand Prairie Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association's 2013 Police Awards Banquet.

HR 1666             Sheffield, J. D.

Commending Christopher Orr for his service as a legislative intern.

HR 1667             Sheffield, J. D.

Honoring Fernando Mancilla of San Antonio for his service as a legislative intern in the office of State Representative J. D. Sheffield.

HR 1669             Pickett

Honoring U.S. Army Major General Dana J. H. Pittard for his service to Fort Bliss and to the greater El Paso community.

HR 1671             Sheffield, J. D.

Commemorating the 2013 Memorial Day service hosted by American Legion Cunningham Post 222 in Hamilton.

HR 1672             Márquez

Honoring the Loretto Academy in El Paso on its 90th anniversary.

HR 1675             Márquez

Congratulating primetime anchor Estela Casas on her 20th anniversary with KVIA-TV in El Paso.

HR 1677             Harless

Congratulating the Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts in Spring on having surpassed the 100,000 visitor milestone.

HR 1678             Harless

Congratulating Ron Hickman, Harris County Precinct 4 constable, on his selection as the National Constable of the Year by the National Constables and Marshals Association.

HR 1679             White

Honoring the Hardin County Crime Victims' Assistance Center for its service to the community.

HR 1680             Hilderbran

Honoring the Texas Lions Camp in Kerrville on the occasion of its 60th anniversary.

HR 1681             Hughes

Congratulating Royce and Joyce Johnson of Winnsboro on their 65th wedding anniversary.

HR 1682             Hughes

Congratulating Larry and Diane Huston on their selection as Man and Woman of the Year by the Hawkins Area Chamber of Commerce.

HR 1683             Sheffield, Ralph

Honoring the Fraternal Alliance of Texas on the occasion of Join Hands Day, May 1, 2013.

HR 1685             Giddings

Honoring Dr. John Ellis Price on his retirement as president of the University of North Texas at Dallas.

HR 1687             Howard

Commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Young Women's Alliance in Austin.

HR 1688             Springer

Congratulating Ariannah Kemp of Gainesville High School on being named to the Texas Girls Coaches Association 3A All-State Basketball Team.

HR 1689             Springer

Congratulating the City of Gainesville for earning a 2013 Gold Award from the Texas Comptroller Leadership Circle program in recognition of the city's online financial transparency.

HR 1690             Springer

Congratulating Kay Hickey on being named the 2013 Citizen of the Year by the Muenster Jaycees.

HR 1691             Wu

Honoring Stephen Holloway for his service as a legislative intern for Representative Gene Wu.

HR 1692             Fallon

Congratulating the Little Elm Eagles and the Little Elm Red Raiders on winning Texas Amateur Athletic Federation basketball state championships.

HR 1694             Isaac

Congratulating Carl and Janice Garner of Dripping Springs on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 1696             Carter

Congratulating Dr. Bobby B. Lyle on his receipt of the Human Relations Award from the American Jewish Committee of Dallas.

HR 1697             Morrison

Recognizing the third class of Governor William P. Clements, Jr., Scholars.

HR 1698             Morrison

Congratulating Lexey Long for being named a Duchess in the visiting court of the Coronation of the Queen during Fiesta San Antonio.

HR 1699             Howard

Recognizing May 1, 2013, as the National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy.

HR 1700             Hughes

Congratulating Melanie Robertson on being named the 2013 Educator of the Year by the Pittsburg-Camp County Chamber of Commerce.

HR 1701             Murphy

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

HR 1702             Murphy

Honoring Helen F. Bledsoe for serving as precinct chair of Precinct 626 in Harris County.

HR 1703             Murphy

Honoring John E. Peterson for serving as precinct chair of Precinct 625 in Harris County.

HR 1704             Murphy

Honoring Kathaleen Wall for serving as precinct chair of Precinct 620 in Harris County.

HR 1705             Murphy

Honoring Michael Jay Morrison for serving as precinct chair of Precinct 559 in Harris County.

HR 1706             Murphy

Honoring Sam Mai for serving as precinct chair of Precinct 508 in Harris County.

HR 1707             Murphy

Honoring S. H. "Shelly" Hillman for serving as precinct chair of Precinct 504 in Harris County.

HR 1708             Murphy

Honoring Marti Brownfield for serving as precinct chair of Precinct 493 in Harris County.

HR 1709             Murphy

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

HR 1710             Murphy

Honoring Chris Perkins for serving as precinct chair of Precinct 487 in Harris County.

HR 1711             Murphy

Honoring Mary K. Maxwell for serving as precinct chair of Precinct 483 in Harris County.

HR 1712             Murphy

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

HR 1713             Murphy

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

HR 1714             Murphy

Honoring Warren Hayes Stevens for serving as precinct chair of Precinct 429 in Harris County.

HR 1715             Murphy

Honoring David Dettling for serving as precinct chair of Precinct 395 in Harris County.

HR 1716             Murphy

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

HR 1717             Murphy

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

HR 1718             Murphy

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

HR 1719             Anderson

Commemorating the dedication of a Blue Star Memorial Highway Marker in McGregor.

HR 1721             Anderson

Congratulating Terri Schmidt on her receipt of the President's Club Bronze Award from Jazzercise.

HR 1722             Anderson

Congratulating the members of the McGregor High School boys' basketball team who received honors for their performances during the 2012-2013 season.

HR 1723             Anderson

Congratulating Dustin George of Lorena High School on becoming a finalist for a National Merit Scholarship.

HR 1724             Anderson

Commending Midway High School seniors Sarah Goodnight, Lauren McLean, Jose Gonzalez, and Carlos Leal for their exceptional performances on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.

HR 1725             Anderson

Congratulating the cast and crew of Lorena Middle School's Miss Electricity on winning the 2013 UIL District 17-3A Junior High One-Act Play competition.

HR 1726             Anderson

Congratulating Dr. Carol A. Lowe of McLennan Community College on taking office as president of the Texas Community College Teachers Association.

HR 1727             Anderson

Congratulating Kayleigh Ripley of McGregor High School on being named to the Waco Tribune-Herald 2013 Super Centex Girls' Basketball Team.

HR 1728             Anderson

Congratulating Sydney Taylor of Lorena on being named the 2013 Waco Cotton Palace Queen.

HR 1729             Anderson

Congratulating Crawford High School basketball players Ann-Marie Dunlap, Jordyn Villa, and Ellen Whitney on earning awards for their performances during the 2012-2013 season.

HR 1730             Anderson

Congratulating elementary school students Anna Corey and Brigitte Eichenberg of the Waco Independent School District on winning honorable mention awards in the 2012-2013 National PTA Reflections program.

HR 1731             Turner, Chris

Honoring Dallas Vietnamese Radio on its 10th anniversary.

HR 1732             Turner, Chris

Congratulating Crossway Apartments on its receipt of the 2012 Business Partnership Award from the Arlington Police Department.

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

HR 1619             Springer

In memory of Giles W. Dalby of Post.

HR 1635             Hunter

In memory of Robert W. Woolsey of Corpus Christi.

HR 1636             Fletcher

In memory of Deputy Sheriff John David Norsworthy, Jr., of the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office.

HR 1637             Fletcher

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

HR 1638             Fletcher

In memory of Deputy Sheriff Joshua Shane Mitchell of the Reagan County Sheriff's Office.

HR 1639             Fletcher

In memory of Deputy Sheriff Sherri Katherine Jones of the Bowie County Sheriff's Office.

HR 1640             Fletcher

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

HR 1641             Fletcher

In memory of Officer Kevin Scott Will of the Houston Police Department.

HR 1642             Fletcher

In memory of Deputy Sheriff Charles Allen VanMeter of the Brazoria County Sheriff's Office.

HR 1643             Fletcher

In memory of Deputy Sheriff Michael Ray Smith of the Upton County Sheriff's Department.

HR 1644             Fletcher

In memory of Officer Angel David Garcia of the El Paso Police Department.

HR 1645             Fletcher

In memory of Agent James R. Dominguez of the United States Border Patrol.

HR 1646             Fletcher

In memory of Deputy Sheriff Robert Leo Britton, Jr., of the Smith County Sheriff's Office.

HR 1647             Fletcher

In memory of Corporal Kevin L. Aigner of the Travis County Constable's Office, Precinct 2.

HR 1648             Fletcher

In memory of Trooper Javier Arana, Jr., of the Texas Department of Public Safety.

HR 1649             Fletcher

In memory of Constable Brian David Bachmann of the Brazos County Constable's Office, Precinct 1.

HR 1650             Fletcher

In memory of Officer Stephanie Ann Brown of the San Antonio Police Department.

HR 1651             Fletcher

In memory of Agent Leopoldo Cavazos, Jr., of the United States Border Patrol.

HR 1652             Fletcher

In memory of Senior Officer Jaime DeLuna-Padron of the Austin Police Department.

HR 1653             Fletcher

In memory of Sergeant Mark Luis Scianna of the Bexar County Constable's Office, Precinct 3.

HR 1654             Fletcher

In memory of Deputy Sheriff Clifton L. Taylor of the Johnson County Sheriff's Office.

HR 1655             Fletcher

In memory of Sergeant Kenneth Gary Vann of the Bexar County Sheriff's Office.

HR 1656             Fletcher

In memory of Officer Joshua Stanley Williams of the Waxahachie Police Department.

HR 1657             Fletcher

In memory of Officer Bryan M. Hebert of the Beaumont Police Department.

HR 1658             Fletcher

In memory of Officer Kevin Paul Marceau of the Dallas Police Department.

HR 1659             Fletcher

In memory of Officer Jonathan Keith Molina of the El Paso Police Department.

HR 1660             Fletcher

In memory of Officer Edrees Mukhtar of the San Antonio Police Department.

HR 1661             Price / Parker / Creighton / Larson / Dale

In memory of former prime minister Baroness Margaret Thatcher.

HR 1668             Farrar

In memory of Dr. Maconda Brown O'Connor of Houston.

HR 1670             Rose

In memory of Lela Mae Hill Wicks of Dallas.

HR 1673             Márquez

In memory of Trooper Javier Arana, Jr., of the Texas Department of Public Safety.

HR 1693             Rose

In memory of Annie Ruth Brooks of Dallas.

HR 1674             Márquez

In memory of Officer Angel David Garcia of the El Paso Police Department.

HR 1676             Márquez

In memory of Georgianna Davanelos of El Paso.

HR 1695             Isaac

In memory of Scott Curtis Dickey of Dripping Springs.

HR 1720             Anderson

In memory of U.S. Army Captain Andrew Michael Pedersen-Keel.

HR 1733             Bohac

In memory of Edward T. McCormick of Houston.

HR 1734             Bohac

In memory of Vickie Mobley of Houston.

HR 1735             Bohac

In memory of Julia DeKay Welling of Houston.

HR 1736             Bohac

In memory of Richard Gilbert "Bert" Cagle of Rosanky.

HR 1737             Bohac

In memory of Virginia Breazeale Hill of Houston.

HR 1738             Bohac

In memory of Gervais William Straker, Sr., of Houston.

HR 1739             Bohac

In memory of Joyce Marie Evans of Houston.