*************************************************************************** CONGRATULATORY AND MEMORIAL CALENDAR Friday, April 29, 2005 9:00 A.M. *************************************************************************** ********CONGRATULATORY RESOLUTIONS******** HR 1012 Brown, Betty Honoring the Reverend Donald Royce Hickman of Athens for his service as Pastor of the Day. HR 1013 Brown, Betty Congratulating Native Texan Jamie Foxx on his successful acting career. HR 1026 Cook, Robby Recognizing the 13th Annual State Noodle Cook-off on May 21, 2005, at the 2005 Lee County Fair. HR 1081 Uresti Commemorating the "Spring Fest--Blue Star Salute" taking place on May 14, 2005, in Converse. HR 1169 Gonzales Honoring Belinda Cowan on the occasion of her retirement as executive director of the McAllen Boys & Girls Club and for her wide-ranging contributions to her community. HR 1174 Hughes Honoring retired Lieutenant Colonel Lester Dale Griffith and Joyce Garrett Griffith of Mineola on their 50th wedding anniversary. HR 1175 Hughes Honoring the Mineola Memorial Library on the 55th anniversary of its founding. HR 1176 Hughes Honoring Julia Odom of Gladewater on her 110th birthday. HR 1180 Gallego Congratulating the Monahans High School Lady Loboes volleyball team for winning the UIL 3A state championship. HR 1184 Farabee Congratulating Bailey Gann of Wichita County on winning the Reserve Champion Lightweight Junior Market Goat prize at the Houston Livestock Show. HR 1187 Solis Honoring San Benito's veterans of Operation Iraqi Freedom. HR 1188 Berman Honoring Willie and Faye Freeman of Tyler on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary. HR 1189 Goolsby Honoring Jim R. Phillips on his nomination for the Texas Association of Broadcasters' 2005 Pioneer Broadcaster of the Year Award. HR 1192 Kolkhorst Honoring Coach Bob Brock of Sam Houston State University on his 800th career victory. HR 1193 Dukes Honoring the Texas Music Museum for its contributions to the cultural fabric of the state. HR 1194 Crownover Commemorating the opening and dedication of the Presbyterian Hospital of Denton in April 2005. HR 1196 Baxter Honoring U.S. Marine Lance Corporal Brian Evans of Austin. HR 1197 Flynn Congratulating Crystal Hocutt on her graduation as valedictorian of the Celeste High School Class of 2005. HR 1198 Zedler Recognizing the Children's Legal Services of Houston's Kids Clothesline Project and National Youth Service Day 2005. HR 1199 Chavez Honoring Carmenita Littlejohn of El Paso for her heroism. HR 1200 Chavez Honoring Robert Andrew Tarango of El Paso for his heroism. HR 1201 Chavez Honoring Gloria Aguilera Terry on her contributions to the El Paso community as executive director of the Center Against Family Violence. HR 1202 Chavez Honoring Ted Bender for his role in ending enforced segregation in El Paso. HR 1203 Chavez Honoring Ruben Vogt of Canutillo for his selection as a Truman Scholar. HR 1204 Chavez Congratulating David Nabhan on winning the 2005 El Paso Times Spelling Bee. HR 1205 Chavez Honoring Ted Marquez on his contributions to his community as manager of the Traffic Engineering Division of the City of El Paso. HR 1206 Chavez Honoring Alfredo Aguirre, Alejandro Gutierrez, Albert Rosales, and Saul Sanchez-Lira of El Paso for their heroism. HR 1207 Chavez Honoring Gloria Ramos of El Paso for her heroism. HR 1208 Chavez Honoring El Paso police officer Jaime Esparza for his heroism. HR 1209 Chavez Honoring Retired Major General Edward Greer of El Paso for his service to his community and to his country. HR 1210 Chavez Honoring Alicia Chacon, former El Paso County Judge, for her exemplary career in public service. HR 1212 Chavez Honoring Ouisa Davis of El Paso on her achievements as executive director of Diocesan Migrant and Refugee Services. HR 1215 Laubenberg Recognizing the city of Rockwall for its rich history as a favored wedding locale. HR 1216 Laubenberg Honoring Wylie ISD superintendent Dr. John Fuller on being named the 2004 Superintendent of the Year for Region 10. HR 1217 Castro Celebrating the 100th anniversary of Ferdinand Herff, Jr., Elementary School in San Antonio. HR 1218 Hunter Commending Dr. Charles Nelson as the author of the tribute to the Texas Choral Directors in "Lest We Forget" and for his lifetime achievements as a music scholar, teacher, and vocal performer. HR 1219 Hunter Honoring Bobby Morrow for his lifetime achievements upon the golden anniversary of his three gold medal victories in the Olympic Games. HR 1225 Giddings Congratulating "Insights" on the occasion of its 25th anniversary. HR 1226 King, Phil Honoring Dr. Tom Annunziato, of Fort Worth and Weatherford, for his notable service to his community. HR 1232 King, Tracy Honoring Dale L. Bates of San Angelo for his contributions to promoting weather modification technologies in Texas. HR 1233 King, Tracy Honoring CASSE, Inc., and its board of directors for their service to the citizens of Maverick County. HR 1234 King, Tracy Congratulating musician Gerardo Lopez of Eagle Pass on being selected to participate in the "Nuevas Voces de America" television program. HR 1235 Cook, Robby Congratulating Elm Grove Baptist Church on its sesquicentennial. HR 1237 Anderson Honoring Derrick Johnson of Waco for winning the 2004 Bronko Nagurski Trophy and the 2004 Dick Butkus Award. HR 1238 Gonzales Congratulating Oscar Rodriguez on his selection as superintendent of the Mission Consolidated Independent School District. HR 1239 Gonzales Congratulating Miriam M. Barrientos on being named 2004 Youth of the Year for the Boys and Girls Club of McAllen. HR 1240 Noriega, Melissa Honoring Louis and Bertie Pedraza of Houston on their 50th anniversary. HR 1243 Laubenberg Recognizing May 3, 2005, as Texas Heart Healthy Day at the State Capitol and commending AstraZeneca for its efforts to promote awareness of cardiovascular disease. HR 1246 Eissler Congratulating The Woodlands Highsteppers on being named Grand Champions at the Champion Dance Nationals Drill Team Contest. HR 1247 Hughes / Merritt Honoring Gene Keenon of Laird Hill on his receipt of the Regional Committee Service Award from the East Texas Council of Governments. HR 1248 Hughes Honoring Don and Pauletta McConathy of Mineola on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary. HR 1250 Naishtat Honoring David Wofford on his retirement from the State Board of Medical Examiners. HCR 145 Kuempel Honoring Sally Ann Reynolds, former director of the Legislative Reference Library for her remarkable career in state government. HCR 147 Craddick Honoring Kathryn Patricia Beal, the 2005 Bluebonnet Queen. HCR 149 Olivo Honoring Willie Thomas of Booth for his induction into the Texas Rodeo Cowboy Hall of Fame. SCR 20 Barrientos Recognizing the professionals of the Texas Juvenile Justice System on Texas Juvenile Justice Day 2005. SCR 26 Hinojosa Commending Troy Lowell Luce for his service to his country. SCR 28 Nelson Recognizing Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth for its selection to host a second NASCAR Nextel Cup race. **********MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS********** HR 733 Denny In memory of Curtis Lynn Raburn of Denton. HR 1138 Chavez In memory of James Celaya of El Paso. HR 1150 Gallego In memory of Manuel "Cougar" Fierro, Jr., of Alpine. HR 1151 Gallego In memory of Maria Belia Gordon of Alpine. HR 1152 Gallego In memory of Ronnie McFadin of Del Rio. HR 1154 Gallego In memory of Jimmy Owens of Forney. HR 1155 Gallego In memory of James Humphrey Marshall III, former superintendent of the Alpine ISD. HR 1156 Gallego In memory of Guy C. "Woody" Woodruff of Alpine. HR 1157 Gallego In memory of Freddy Cordova. HR 1158 Frost In memory of Wilbert Andrew "Big Daddy" Griffin of Texarkana. HR 1160 Allen, Alma In memory of Ruth Ella Gee Byrd of Houston. HR 1182 Seaman In memory of U.S. Army Private First Class Danny Lamar Anderson of Corpus Christi. HR 1186 Solis In memory of the Honorable Adolfo G. Betancourt, Sr., of Cameron County. HR 1191 Martinez Fischer Honoring the life of Irene G. Henry of San Antonio. HR 1211 Chavez In memory of former El Paso mayor Thomas D. Westfall. HR 1224 Giddings / Davis, Yvonne / Jones, Jesse / Hodge In memory of James Norman Whitlow of Dallas. HR 1241 Quintanilla In memory of John Henry Hill of El Paso. HR 1265 Quintanilla In memory of Margarita Rodriguez of Tornillo. HR 1266 Gallego In memory of Jimmie L. Rose of Fort Davis. HR 1267 Gallego In memory of Dorothy Buhler Crawford of El Paso. HR 1269 Gallego In memory of Alpine native Tom Connor, Jr. HR 1294 Dutton In memory of Janice Gibson of Houston.