*************************************************************************** CONGRATULATORY AND MEMORIAL CALENDAR Friday, May 27, 2005 9:00 A.M. *************************************************************************** ********CONGRATULATORY RESOLUTIONS******** HR 1794 Cook, Byron Honoring Gioia Keeney of Corsicana on the occasion of her 80th birthday for her significant contributions to the community. HR 1796 Hopson Honoring the 55th anniversary of the oldest operating Dairy Queen in Texas. HR 1801 Paxton Congratulating the Visual Arts Guild of Frisco on the grand opening of its new headquarters. HR 1802 Paxton Honoring the Texas Tornado Hockey Club for winning back-to-back national championship titles. HR 1803 West, George "Buddy" Honoring Jim Schaefer on his retirement from CenterPoint Energy. HR 1804 Menendez Congratulating Brigadier General Charles G. Rodriguez of San Antonio on his appointment as Texas adjutant general. HR 1805 Flynn Honoring Prairie Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Rains County on its 126th anniversary. HR 1806 Hughes Honoring William Hampton of Hawkins on being named a Distinguished Alumnus of Jarvis Christian College. HR 1807 Hughes Honoring Clements Realtors of Winnsboro on the occasion of its 50th anniversary. HR 1808 Hughes Honoring The Winnsboro News as it begins its 98th year of publication in 2005. HR 1810 Nixon Congratulating Christina Lee Angelo on her graduation from The University of Texas at Austin. HR 1811 Madden Honoring Murry K. and Gwendolyn I. Nance of San Antonio on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary. HR 1816 Hopson Honoring Rodney Williams of Carthage for his work with the March of Dimes WalkAmerica event. HR 1818 Escobar Honoring Zeke Cavazos of Raymondville on being named Fire Fighter of the Year by the Rio Grande Valley Fire Fighters/Fire Marshals Association. HR 1819 Escobar Honoring Anna Bernice Owens of La Feria for her contributions as a journalist. HR 1820 Wong Congratulating Klotz Associates, Inc., on the firm's 20th anniversary. HR 1822 Merritt / Herrero / Noriega, Melissa / Hunter Honoring Lieutenant General Wayne D. Marty on the occasion of his retirement as Texas adjutant general. HR 1825 Talton / et al. Honoring Whitney Smith-Nelson on her college graduation. HR 1826 Brown, Betty Honoring Judge Jack H. Holland of Henderson County on the occasion of his retirement from the 173rd Judicial District Court of the State of Texas. HR 1829 Harper-Brown Commending Irving for its efforts to promote transportation awareness and for hosting the Eighth Annual Texas Transportation Summit. HR 1830 Harper-Brown Honoring M. C. Lively Elementary School in Irving on the occasion of its 50th anniversary. HR 1831 Harper-Brown / et al. Honoring Ebby Halliday of Dallas on being named a 2005 Distinguished American by the Horatio Alger Association. HR 1832 Hughes Honoring the Winnsboro Post Office on the occasion of its 150th anniversary. HR 1834 Hunter Congratulating Betty-Erle and Wesley Lee Rhodes on their 50th anniversary. HR 1835 Hunter Paying tribute to the accomplishments of Dr. Charles Runnels in his work in Texas and at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. HR 1836 Hunter Congratulating Abilene Christian University on its 100th Anniversary. HR 1841 Flynn Congratulating Bob Adkisson of Wills Point on his 90th birthday. HR 1844 Solis Honoring Siria G. Sierra of Los Fresnos on her retirement from Palmer-Laakso Elementary School. HR 1845 Escobar Honoring U.S. Army veteran Cruz Mata of Kingsville. HR 1846 Escobar Congratulating Sergio Munoz for his educational achievement as a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin. HR 1850 Quintanilla Honoring the grand opening of the AARP Information Center in El Paso on May 21, 2005. HR 1851 Quintanilla Honoring Lewis Wright on his achievements in scouting. HR 1875 Castro Honoring Jennifer Elswood of San Antonio on receiving the Girl Scout Gold Award. HR 1877 Oliveira Commending the Texas Foreign Language Association. HR 1878 Farrar Honoring social work students from the University of Houston and The University of Texas for their service throughout the 79th Legislature. HR 1880 Escobar Recognizing Mikail Davenport and the Capitol Ride '05. HR 1881 Brown, Betty Congratulating Amanda Blakely of Crandall on winning a Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Journalism Award. HR 1882 Brown, Betty Congratulating the Trinity Valley Community College Cardinal cheerleaders on winning the 2005 National Cheerleaders Association Junior College Division championship. HR 1887 Pena Honoring Aguilar's Meat Market for its service to the Edinburg community. HR 1888 Escobar Commending the Texas Association of Addiction Professionals and the recipient of the first John Austin Pena Scholarship Award. HR 1889 Smith, Todd Honoring Nathan Benjamin Brooks as a top 10 graduate of Trinity High School for 2005. HR 1890 Smith, Todd Honoring Kirby Don Jacobson as a top 10 graduate of Trinity High School for 2005. HR 1891 Smith, Todd Honoring Faizan Anwar Ali as a top 10 graduate of Trinity High School for 2005. HR 1892 Smith, Todd Honoring Michael Steven Horstmeyer as a top 10 graduate of Trinity High School for 2005. HR 1893 Smith, Todd Honoring Brandon James Beberwyck as a top 10 graduate of Trinity High School for 2005. HR 1894 Smith, Todd Honoring Nickolas Boutris as a top 10 graduate of Trinity High School for 2005. HR 1895 Smith, Todd Honoring Brian David Burton as a top 10 graduate of Trinity High School for 2005. HR 1896 Smith, Todd Honoring Adam Wayne Jaster as a top 10 graduate of Trinity High School for 2005. HR 1897 Smith, Todd Honoring Brett Ryan Pinholster as a top 10 graduate of Trinity High School for 2005. HR 1898 Smith, Todd Honoring Melissa Ann Bro as a top 10 graduate of Trinity High School for 2005. HR 1899 Bohac Honoring Carol Bunte of Houston on her 25 years as a teacher at Clay Road Baptist School. HR 1900 Escobar Honoring Connie James of Harlingen for her many contributions to the community. HR 1901 Wong Congratulating the R Club of Houston on its 10th anniversary. HR 1902 Branch Congratulating Highland Park High School in Dallas on its national recognition for academics and athletics. HR 1903 Swinford Congratulating Bell Helicopter Textron in Amarillo on achieving the National Leader level of the Clean Texas, Cleaner World program of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. HR 1904 Baxter Congratulating Jennifer and Michael Aragon on the birth of their daughter, Tatum. HR 1905 Baxter Congratulating Julie Salmon on being named Miss Austin USA. HR 1906 Dunnam Honoring former State Representative Miguel David Wise and Erin Duffy Wise of Weslaco on their 20th wedding anniversary. HR 1909 Hunter Commending Wayne James on his retirement from the association management profession. HR 1910 Hughes Congratulating Deborah Bell of Gilmer on being named a winner in the 2005 Johnson & Johnson Remarkable Women awards. HR 1911 Hughes Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Horace Cantrell of Mineola on their 55th wedding anniversary. HR 1918 Wong Honoring C. C. and Elsie Huang of Houston on their 50th wedding anniversary. HR 1919 Escobar Honoring Roberto A. Hernandez of Raymondville on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout. HR 1920 Escobar Congratulating Adam Hernandez of Raymondville High School for winning gold in the 800-meter event at the 2005 state track and field championships. HR 1922 Taylor Honoring James Truman Taylor and Arlene Weyer Taylor of Friendswood on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary. HR 1925 Rodriguez Honoring Shelbi McNew on her graduation from the Texas School for the Deaf. HR 1926 Bohac Honoring Josh Elton Cribbs of Houston on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout. HR 1927 Rodriguez Congratulating Jeffrey Wesley on his graduation from the Texas School for the Deaf. HR 1928 Rodriguez Congratulating Rosario Perez on her graduation from the Texas School for the Deaf. HR 1930 Farabee Congratulating Clayton Cotton and Travis Stegner for winning the 2005 UIL Class 4A boys' doubles tennis championship. HR 1932 Alonzo Congratulating Lupita Colmenero of El Hispano News in Dallas on her election as president of the National Association of Hispanic Publications, Inc., in March 2005. HR 1933 Alonzo Commemorating Cinco de Mayo, 2006. HR 1934 Alonzo Commemorating February 2, 1848, the date the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo was signed, ending the Mexican War. HR 1935 Alonzo Honoring the life of Cesar E. Chavez on March 31, 2006, the 79th anniversary of his birth. HR 1936 Alonzo Honoring Oak Cliff on the occasion of the 103rd anniversary of its annexation to Dallas. HR 1937 Alonzo Honoring the life of Benito Juarez on March 21, 2006, the 200th anniversary of his birth. HR 1938 Alonzo Recognizing Diez y Seiz de Septiembre (Mexican Independence Day). HR 1939 Elkins Congratulating Uchenna and Joyce Ekemezie of Houston on winning The Amazing Race 7. HR 1946 Jones, Jesse Honoring the members of the Miller-King Sunday School Class of the Good Street Baptist Church in Dallas for their service to their congregation and their community. HR 1947 Dawson Recognizing October 15, 2005, as Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day in Texas. HR 1948 Martinez Fischer Honoring Consuelo D. Rocha for her service to the citizens of San Antonio. HR 1949 Farrar Commemorating the 75th anniversary of Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School in Houston. HCR 194 Jones, Jesse Designating July 2005 as Lawn Mower Safety Awareness Month. HCR 214 Hilderbran Recognizing the 2005 and 2006 appointments of State Poet Laureate, State Musician, and State Visual Artists. **********MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS********** HR 175 Baxter In memory of Thomas Anthony Korioth of Austin. HR 1800 Baxter In memory of Cherie Shelton Von Dohlen of Austin and Goliad. HR 1814 Ritter In memory of Evan H. "Slats" Wathen of Beaumont. HR 1833 Laney In memory of Staff Sergeant Jimmie Doyle of Lamesa, who gave his life in service to this country during World War II. HR 1840 Hilderbran In memory of Patricia Lewis Zoch Tate. HR 1843 Gonzalez Toureilles / Herrero / Escobar Paying tribute to the life of U.S. Army Private Felix Longoria of Three Rivers for his heroism in World War II. HR 1852 Quintanilla In memory of Agustin "A. J." Bosquez III of Austin. HR 1886 Pena In memory of Canuto Garcia, Jr., of Edinburg. HR 1907 Woolley In memory of Cheryl Courrege Burguieres of Houston. HR 1908 Dutton In memory of Willie Hall of Houston. HR 1921 Frost In memory of U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Samuel Tyrone Castle of Naples. HR 1923 Woolley In memory of Billie Maurine King Ramsey of Houston. HR 1924 Rodriguez In memory of Ashlyn Leigh Shoemaker. HR 1929 Denny In memory of Marion Allen Groff, Jr., of Pilot Point. HR 1931 Chisum In memory of Fred Brook of Pampa. HR 1941 Gallego In memory of Carol Dacus of Brewster County. HCR 189 Homer In memory of J. E. "Gene" Buster of Paris. HCR 190 Homer In memory of Floyd Weger of Paris. HCR 205 Homer In memory of Stanley and Jake Avery of Sulphur Springs.