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Congratulatory And Memorial Calendar

Thursday, March 25, 2021
10:00 AM

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

HCR 68              Canales

Commending former Hidalgo County Judge Ramon Garcia for his service.

HCR 70              Craddick

Congratulating Southwest Airlines on its 50th anniversary.

HR 301              Hernandez

Congratulating Janie Hernandez of Houston on her 90th birthday.

HR 306              Noble

Congratulating John Yeager of Wylie on his 80th birthday.

HR 309              Sherman, Sr.

Congratulating LaVonda T. Russell on her election as a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation.

HR 312              Sherman, Sr.

Honoring Gary C. Thomas on his retirement as president and executive director of Dallas Area Rapid Transit.

HR 313              Moody

Recognizing March 24, 2021, as Education and Sharing Day in honor of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson.

HR 314              Johnson, Julie

Congratulating Early College High School in Farmers Branch on its selection as a 2020 National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education.

HR 315              Meyer

Congratulating Clayton Kershaw on winning the 2020 World Series as a member of the Los Angeles Dodgers.

HR 316              White

Congratulating Garrison Douglas Spencer of Scouts BSA Troop No. 9 in Lumberton on achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

HR 319              Kuempel

Congratulating Evan and Lindsey Autry on the birth of their son, Crew Alan Autry.

HR 320              Fierro

Honoring El Paso teachers, students, and school staff for their hard work to overcome the difficulties of teaching and learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.

HR 329              Perez / Hernandez / Walle / Morales, Christina

Recognizing the Houston East End Chamber of Commerce.

HR 334              Bonnen

Recognizing March 25, 2021, as Greek Independence Day.

HR 336              Canales

Congratulating Faralyn F. Stroop of Scouts BSA Troop No. 272 in Sharyland on achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

HR 337              Canales

Congratulating Paulette Guajardo on being sworn in as mayor of Corpus Christi on January 12, 2021.

HR 340              Canales

Commending Robert C. Vackar and Janet Ogden Vackar for their contributions to the Rio Grande Valley.

HR 341              Canales

Congratulating Dr. Mario H. Salinas on being named superintendent of Edinburg CISD.

HR 346              Canales

Congratulating Cynthia A. Pena on her retirement from Texas Health and Human Services.

HR 347              Canales

Congratulating Ivan Mendoza of the Vela High School football team on being named to the 2020 Whataburger Super Team.

HR 348              Canales

Congratulating Ronnie Garza of the Vela High School football team on being named to the 2020 Whataburger Super Team.

HR 349              Canales

Congratulating Rudy Garcia, boys' basketball coach at Edinburg North High School, on recording his 500th career win.

HR 350              Canales

Congratulating South Middle School in the Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District on being named to the 2019-2020 Educational Results Partnership Honor Roll.

HR 351              Canales

Congratulating Truman Elementary School in the Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District on being named to the 2019-2020 Educational Results Partnership Honor Roll.

HR 352              Canales

Congratulating Sonia Armendariz on her retirement as a Texas Works Advisor for the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.

HR 354              Canales

Commending Hidalgo County Emergency Medical Service and South Texas AirMed for providing exceptional medical care to area residents during the COVID-19 pandemic.

HR 355              Canales

Honoring the staff members of Rio Grande Regional Hospital in McAllen for their efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic.

HR 356              Canales

Honoring the staff members of Mission Regional Medical Center for their efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic.

HR 357              Canales

Honoring the staff members of Valley Baptist Micro-Hospital in Weslaco for their efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic.

HR 358              Canales

Honoring the staff members of Knapp Medical Center in Weslaco for their efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic.

HR 359              Canales

Honoring the staff members of DHR Health Hospital in Edinburg for their efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic.

HR 360              Canales

Honoring the staff members of South Texas Health System McAllen Hospital for their efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic.

HR 361              Canales

Honoring the staff members of South Texas Health System Edinburg Hospital for their efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic.

HR 362              Canales

Honoring the staff members of South Texas Health System Children's Hospital for their efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic.

HR 363              Canales

Congratulating Brenda Patricia Garza of Edinburg for her professional film debut in the Netflix production You Are My Home.

HR 364              Canales

Commending the cast and crew for the success of the film You Are My Home.

HR 365              Canales

Congratulating Linda Tovar on receiving the 2020 Edinburg Chamber of Commerce Woman of the Year award.

HR 366              Canales

Congratulating Mario Lizcano on receiving the 2020 Edinburg Chamber of Commerce Man of the Year award.

HR 367              Canales

Congratulating TxDOT Pharr District engineer Pedro "Pete" Alvarez on his receipt of the 2020 President's Transportation Award for Planning from the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials.

HR 368              Canales

Congratulating Dr. J. A. Gonzalez of the McAllen Independent School District on his selection as 2020 Texas Superintendent of the Year by the Texas Association of School Boards.

HR 369              Canales

Congratulating Gloria Ann Perez of the Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District on her 50-year career as an educator.

HR 371              Canales

Congratulating Monica Reyes on her receipt of a 2020 UT Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award.

HR 373              Canales

Honoring Yolanda Alamia of the Edinburg CISD for her outstanding career as an educator.

HR 375              Canales

Honoring Magic Valley Electric Cooperative for its outstanding work to restore service to its members in the aftermath of Hurricane Hanna.

HR 377              Canales

Congratulating Dr. Cristina Villalobos on her receipt of a 2020 Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring.

HR 378              Canales

Congratulating Teresa Feria of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley on her receipt of a 2020 UT Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award.

HR 379              Canales

Congratulating Treviño Elementary School in the Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District on being named to the 2019-2020 Educational Results Partnership Honor Roll.

HR 380              Canales

Congratulating Ramirez Elementary School in the Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District on being named to the 2019-2020 Educational Results Partnership Honor Roll.

HR 381              Canales

Congratulating Magee Elementary School in the Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District on being named to the 2019-2020 Educational Results Partnership Honor Roll.

HR 382              Canales

Congratulating Lincoln Elementary School in the Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District on being named to the 2019-2020 Educational Results Partnership Honor Roll.

HR 383              Canales

Congratulating Lee Elementary School in the Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District on being named to the 2019-2020 Educational Results Partnership Honor Roll.

HR 384              Canales

Congratulating Jefferson Elementary School in the Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District on being named to the 2019-2020 Educational Results Partnership Honor Roll.

HR 385              Canales

Honoring Edinburg Crime Stoppers on the occasion of Crime Stoppers Month 2021.

HR 386              Canales

Congratulating Gorena Elementary School in the Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District on being named to the 2019-2020 Educational Results Partnership Honor Roll.

HR 387              Canales

Congratulating Freddy Gonzalez Elementary School in the Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District on being named to the 2019-2020 Educational Results Partnership Honor Roll.

HR 388              Canales

Congratulating Flores-Zapata Elementary School in the Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District on being named to the 2019-2020 Educational Results Partnership Honor Roll.

HR 390              Canales

Congratulating De La Viña Elementary School in the Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District on being named to the 2019-2020 Educational Results Partnership Honor Roll.

HR 391              Canales

Congratulating Crawford Elementary School in the Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District on being named to the 2019-2020 Educational Results Partnership Honor Roll.

HR 392              Canales

Congratulating Cavazos Elementary School in the Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District on being named to the 2019-2020 Educational Results Partnership Honor Roll.

HR 393              Canales

Congratulating Canterbury Elementary School in the Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District on being named to the 2019-2020 Educational Results Partnership Honor Roll.

HR 394              Canales

Congratulating Cano-Gonzalez Elementary School in the Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District on being named to the 2019-2020 Educational Results Partnership Honor Roll.

HR 395              Canales

Congratulating Austin Elementary School in the Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District on being named to the 2019-2020 Educational Results Partnership Honor Roll.

HR 397              Longoria

Recognizing March 2021 as National Nutrition Month.

HR 406              Martinez

Recognizing the Los Cuñados BBQ Cookoff in Weslaco.

HR 407              Meza

Commending the women of the Texas Department of Public Safety and Texas National Guard who have helped protect the Texas Capitol in 2020 and 2021.

HR 408              Harless

Commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Fight Crime: Invest in Kids organization.

HR 410              González, Jessica

Commending the Grand Prairie Fire Department for administering COVID-19 vaccinations in the community.

HR 411              White

Congratulating the Hardin-Jefferson High School girls' basketball team on advancing to the 2021 UIL 4A state championship game.

HR 413              Fierro

Commending Estela Casas for her exceptional contributions to the University Medical Center Foundation and El Paso Children's Hospital Foundation.

HR 414              Fierro

Commending Dr. Jose Espinoza for his service as superintendent of Socorro ISD.

HR 416              Buckley

Honoring Harker Heights Assistant City Manager Jerry Bark on receiving the 2021 Dan Whitworth Fellow Award from the Texas Recreation and Park Society.

HR 417              Goldman

Recognizing March 24, 2021, as Texas Energy Day at the State Capitol.

HR 418              Martinez

Commending truckers for their service during Winter Storm Uri.


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

HCR 69              Craddick

In memory of Norbert Joseph Dickman of Midland.

HR 266              Herrero

In memory of Samuel Charles Guerra of Agua Dulce.

HR 302              Sherman, Sr.

In memory of James and Linda Zander of DeSoto.

HR 303              Slaton

In memory of Dr. Richard Lynn Ingrim of Grand Saline.

HR 307              Schofield / Bernal

In memory of Jewell Marie Pardo of San Antonio.

HR 308              Sherman, Sr.

In memory of Gerald Mansfield Burnett Sr.

HR 310              Sherman, Sr.

In memory of Alberto Hector Casarez of Wilmer.

HR 311              Sherman, Sr.

In memory of Mary Ann Brown of Terrell.

HR 317              Neave

In memory of Luis Morales Sr. of Dallas.

HR 318              Clardy

In memory of Bill Truman Teague of Nacogdoches.

HR 321              Martinez Fischer

In memory of Manuel Salvador Vela of San Antonio.

HR 322              Martinez Fischer

In memory of Elizabeth Pompa Garza.

HR 323              Martinez Fischer

In memory of Eduardo R. "Eddie" Sanchez of San Antonio.

HR 324              Martinez Fischer

In memory of Ruth del Cueto of San Antonio.

HR 325              Martinez Fischer

In memory of Candelaria Peña.

HR 326              Martinez Fischer

In memory of Marta San Miguel.

HR 327              Martinez Fischer

In memory of Robert Castañeda of San Antonio.

HR 328              Sherman, Sr.

In memory of Thomas Adedayo Ogungbire.

HR 330              Herrero

In memory of Marcos T. Ramon Sr. of Driscoll.

HR 331              Herrero

In memory of Leonel "Leo" Rios III of Corpus Christi.

HR 332              Herrero

In memory of Abel Steve Salinas.

HR 335              Howard

In memory of William Raymond Arrington Jr. of Austin.

HR 338              Canales

In memory of McAllen Border Patrol agent Enrique J. Rositas Jr.

HR 339              Canales

In memory of Lewis Daniel Hill Sr., head men's basketball coach at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.

HR 342              Canales

In memory of Gilberto R. Garza of Edinburg.

HR 343              Canales

In memory of Dr. Ben Leonel Garza of Edinburg.

HR 344              Canales

In memory of Natividad Diaz of Palmview.

HR 345              Canales

In memory of Trooper Moises Sanchez of the Texas Highway Patrol.

HR 353              Canales

In memory of Officer Ismael Z. Chavez of the McAllen Police Department.

HR 370              Canales

In memory of Dr. Jose Luis Aliseda of McAllen.

HR 372              Canales

In memory of Officer Edelmiro "Eddie" Garza Jr. of the McAllen Police Department.

HR 374              Canales

In memory of former state representative Sergio Muñoz Sr.

HR 376              Canales

In memory of former Pharr mayor A. C. "Beto" Jaime.

HR 389              King, Phil

In memory of Parker County Sheriff Larry L. Fowler.

HR 398              Herrero

In memory of Anita Louise Holt Eisenhauer of Corpus Christi.

HR 399              Herrero

In memory of Gabriel Rivas III of Corpus Christi.

HR 400              Craddick

In memory of Duane Francis Snell.

HR 401              Herrero

In memory of Carlos Cedillo Sr. of Robstown.

HR 403              Turner, John

In memory of David Wilson Gray of Dallas.

HR 404              Turner, John

In memory of Curtis James Smith of Dallas.

HR 405              Turner, John

In memory of country music star Charley Pride.

HR 409              Bonnen

In memory of Alfred Nicholas "Nick" Harmon of League City.

HR 412              Cole

In memory of Bertha Sadler Means of Austin.

HR 415              Buckley

In memory of Catherine Lea "Caety" Edwards of Lampasas.

HR 419              Kuempel

In memory of Mark Andrew "Big" Smith of Dallas.