*************************************************************************** CONGRATULATORY AND MEMORIAL CALENDAR Friday, April 22, 2005 9:00 A.M. *************************************************************************** ********CONGRATULATORY RESOLUTIONS******** HR 985 Guillen Honoring Tomas Cantu of Fronton on his contributions to the environmental health of the Rio Grande Valley. HR 986 Martinez Honoring Sebastian Zarate of Laredo for his contributions to the breeding and training of Azteca horses. HR 987 Martinez Honoring Alfredo Gomez of Weslaco for winning the Texas Kids Aviation Art Calendar Contest. HR 988 Martinez Honoring members of the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District for their participation in the UIL State Wrestling Championships in Austin. HR 989 Martinez Commending Jannice Vela of Weslaco for supporting the U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan through the "Project for the Troops." HR 990 Martinez Commending Jena Segura of Weslaco for supporting the U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan through the "Project for the Troops." HR 991 Martinez Congratulating James Bowie Elementary School in the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District on being named an "exemplary" school by the Texas Education Agency and featured as a High Performing School on the National Just for the Kids website. HR 993 Dukes Commending the Travis County foster care system and area foster families. HR 994 Dukes Honoring the American Society of Safety Engineers for promoting workplace health and safety on the occasion of North American Occupational Safety and Health Week, May 2-7, 2005. HR 997 Chavez Congratulating the communication department of the Socorro Independent School District on its honors received from the Texas School Public Relations Association. HR 998 Chavez Congratulating the communication department of the Canutillo Independent School District on its awards from the Texas School Public Relations Association. HR 1002 Smith, Wayne Honoring Paul D. Cook of Austin for his exemplary service to the Texas Board of Professional Engineers. HR 1003 Smith, Wayne Commending Robert Gillette of Baytown for his exceptional public service. HR 1004 Smith, Wayne Commending Jim Nichols, P.E., for his years of service as chairman and board member for the Texas Board of Professional Engineers. HR 1010 Brown, Betty Honoring U.S. Marine Lance Corporal Richard Nolan of Terrell for his courageous service in behalf of his country. HR 1011 Brown, Betty Honoring participants in the American Rodeo Experience tour of China. HR 1014 Straus Congratulating John Heard for being named a top youth volunteer in Texas for 2005 in the 10th annual Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. HR 1016 Goolsby Honoring Wayne James of Arlington on his retirement from the Texas Lathing and Plastering Contractors Association. HR 1019 Hopson Honoring Janie and Troy Brown of Longview on the birth of their daughter, Emma Grace Brown. HR 1020 Craddick Recognizing the centennial of Lamesa becoming the county seat of Dawson County. HR 1021 Craddick Honoring Gayle and Nova Reeves of Midland on their 50th wedding anniversary. HR 1022 Craddick Honoring Warren and Carol Hastings of Midland on their 50th wedding anniversary. HR 1023 Craddick Honoring Dean and Frances Penick of Midland on their 60th wedding anniversary. HR 1024 Craddick Honoring Audie and Betty Porter on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary. HR 1025 Craddick Honoring Homer and Theresa Lowe of Midland on the occasion of their 60th wedding anniversary. HR 1032 Frost Honoring Veloria Nanze-Demery of Atlanta on being named a Businesswoman of the Year by the National Republican Congressional Committee. HR 1034 Solis Congratulating the Honorable Moises V. Vela of Harlingen on the dedication of the Moises V. Vela Elementary School. HR 1037 Hamilton Honoring Wayne Prouse of Orange County for his many contributions to his community. HR 1039 Hunter Congratulating the Abilene Wylie Bulldogs' football team on their 3A Division I State Championship win. HR 1040 Van Arsdale Endorsing the American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen program and encouraging participation in the program. HR 1041 Gattis Congratulating Jim Jackson of Rockdale on his horse being named a 2004 Texas champion by the Texas Thoroughbred Association. HR 1042 Dutton Honoring Pinecrest Presbyterian Church of Houston on its 80th anniversary. HR 1043 Dutton Honoring Dr. A. Louis Patterson, Jr., for 35 years of leadership with Mount Corinth Missionary Baptist Church in Houston. HR 1044 Dutton Honoring George Bud Easter Johnson of Houston on his professional accomplishments and civic service. HR 1048 Solis Recognizing April 7, 2005, as World Health Day 2005. HR 1049 Geren Recognizing the University of North Texas Health Science Center on the success of its doctor and master of public health programs and congratulating all those associated with these outstanding programs. HR 1053 Denny Congratulating Clarence and Dorothy Scharbauer of Pilot Point on producing two of the leading Texas stallions of 2004. HR 1057 Hopson Honoring Charles Pierce Brooks on his first birthday. HR 1058 Howard Honoring Dr. Don K. Hamblen and Beverly Hamblen of Richmond on their 50th wedding anniversary. HR 1059 Keel Congratulating Robert Jackson of Austin on his design of the Warren Skaaren Environmental Learning Center at Westcave Preserve, which was granted the Award of Excellence at the National American Institute of Architects/Committee on Architecture for Education Conference in Washington, D.C. HR 1060 Keel Honoring the members of the James Bowie High School Outdoor Performing Ensemble of Austin on their victory at the 2004 Fiesta Bowl National Band Championship and their record of achievement. HR 1061 Goolsby Honoring John and Jackie Gilbert of Helotes on their 55th wedding anniversary. HR 1069 Dutton Honoring Houston Astros great James Rodney "J. R." Richard. HR 1070 Dutton Honoring George Thomas of Houston for his career accomplishments in public broadcasting. HR 1071 Martinez Commemorating the opening of the new Alamo Public Library. HR 1072 Hilderbran Honoring U.S. Army Specialist Ryan L. Crunk of Kerrville for his service in Iraq and his receipt of the Purple Heart. HR 1075 Castro Honoring David A. Marquez de la Plata of San Antonio on attaining the Eagle Scout insignia. HR 1076 Castro Honoring Stephen Richard Weatherholtz of San Antonio on attaining the Eagle Scout insignia. HR 1077 Castro Honoring Ameen Hadi Al-Bahloly of San Antonio on becoming an Eagle Scout. HR 1078 Castro Honoring Lawrence James Seay of San Antonio on attaining the Eagle Scout insignia. HR 1084 Chavez Congratulating Mark Miramon of El Paso for completing his Eagle Scout project. HR 1085 Chavez Commending Afamia El-Nakat of El Paso on her commitment to environmental services. HR 1086 Chavez Honoring Marce Galaviz on his career in broadcasting. HR 1109 Jackson, Jim Congratulating Kimberly and Robert Ray Faust, Jr., on the birth of their son, Caden Robert Faust. HCR 4 Isett Congratulating Dr. Richard Michael Bennett on his retirement as principal of Monterey High School in Lubbock. HCR 110 Hopson Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the discovery of the East Texas Oil Field on October 3, 1930. HCR 116 Burnam Recognizing May 24, 2005, as Aviation Maintenance Technician Day in Texas. **********MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS********** HR 982 Delisi In memory of Dr. Harry A. Wilmer II of Salado. HR 983 Guillen In memory of Oscar L. Ramirez, Sr., of Roma. HR 984 Guillen In memory of Domingo Alvarez of Santa Elena. HR 1018 Dunnam In memory of Michael Stanislav of Waco. HR 1027 Naishtat In memory of Robert Anthony Proffitt of Liberty Hill. HR 1029 Hilderbran In memory of Bill J. Immel of Kerrville. HR 1030 Hilderbran In memory of Clayborne Edwin Kruckemeyer of Mason. HR 1031 Hilderbran In memory of John Richard "Jack" Furman III of Kerrville. HR 1033 Frost In memory of Sybil Prange of New Boston. HR 1038 Haggerty In memory of Arthur Ortiz, Jr. HR 1054 Laney In memory of John Russell Bender of New Orleans, Louisiana. HR 1073 Frost In memory of Judge William L. Peek, Jr. of Texarkana. HR 1079 Quintanilla In memory of Angela Bosquez of Tornillo. HR 1115 Denny / Solomons / Crownover In memory of Dr. H. M. Burgess of Denton County. HR 1116 Denny In memory of Curtis Lynn Raburn of Denton. HR 1117 Merritt In memory of Judge Marcus Fay Vascocu of Longview. HR 1118 Merritt / Bonnen In memory of Odis Ray Hill of Longview. HR 1124 Pitts In memory of Captain Lyle Gordon. HR 1127 West, George "Buddy" In memory of Barnie Ray Jones of Odessa. HR 1130 Quintanilla In memory of Juan Arturo Saenz of El Paso.