Congratulatory And Memorial Calendar

Wednesday, March 8, 2023
10:00 AM




HCR 14              Craddick

Congratulating Edward Runyan on his induction into the Petroleum Hall of Fame.

HCR 15              Craddick

Congratulating Don Sparks on his induction into the Petroleum Hall of Fame.

HCR 16              Craddick

Honoring Florence Marie Hall on her posthumous induction into the Petroleum Hall of Fame.

HR 299              Vasut

Congratulating Nate McDonald on his retirement as Matagorda County judge.

HR 306              Muñoz, Jr.

Recognizing March 29, 2023, as Mission Day at the State Capitol.

HR 312              Hinojosa

Recognizing the Autism Society of America and the Autism Society of Texas for their advocacy work and recognizing April 4, 2023, as Texas Autism Advocacy Day at the State Capitol.

HCR 17              Craddick

Congratulating Kenneth B. Nolen on his induction into the Petroleum Hall of Fame.

HCR 18              Craddick

Congratulating the Eastland Oil Company of Midland on its centennial.

HCR 19              Craddick

Congratulating Don Sparks on receiving the 2022 Top Hand award from the Permian Basin Petroleum Association.

HCR 21              Craddick

Honoring Monsignor Larry J. Droll of St. Ann's Catholic Parish in Midland on the 50th anniversary of his ordination as a priest.

HCR 23              Craddick

Honoring Lori Blong on her election as mayor of Midland.

HCR 25              Canales

Congratulating Julian Alvarez III on his appointment as senior vice president and director of business development for Lone Star National Bank.

HCR 56              Vasut

Congratulating Christopher McLeod of Brazoswood High School on his selection as the 2023 Texas Secondary Teacher of the Year.

HCR 57              Vasut

Congratulating the 2022 Goddard Rocket Team from Brazoswood High School on setting a world record for flight altitude.

HCR 58              Vasut

Honoring Wayne A. Shaw for establishing Brazoria County Day at the State Capitol.

HCR 59              Vasut

Congratulating the Brazoswood High School boys' and girls' water polo teams on their performances at the 2022 state tournament.

HCR 66              Anchía

Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Texas Municipal Retirement System.

HCR 68              Darby

Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the discovery of oil at Santa Rita No. 1.

HCR 70              Hefner

Commemorating the 150th anniversary of Mineola.

HR 6                Oliverson

Congratulating the Houston Astros on winning the 2022 World Series.

HR 12               Meza

Congratulating Latin teacher Ann Price Ouzts on her retirement from the Irving Independent School District.

HR 11               Meza

Congratulating Shelley Jeoffroy of Otis Brown Elementary School in Irving ISD on being named the 2023 Texas Teacher of the Year by the Texas Association of School Administrators.

HR 20               Davis

Congratulating the DeSoto High School football team on winning the 2022 UIL 6A Division 2 state championship.

HR 23               Cole

Congratulating Corbin Heinchon and Brittany Fucik Heinchon on their first wedding anniversary.

HR 33               King, Ken

Congratulating Muleshoe High School on its selection as a 2022 National Blue Ribbon School.

HR 34               Holland

Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Rockwall County Sheriff's Office.

HR 36               Davis

Congratulating the Duncanville High School football team on winning the 2022 UIL 6A Division 1 state championship.

HR 38               Oliverson

Commemorating the annual Boo-B-Q Cook-Off in Tomball.

HR 42               Leo-Wilson

Congratulating Dr. Gilberto Garcia Jr. on becoming the new owner of Glenn Family Dental Clinic in Galveston.

HR 46               Leo-Wilson

Congratulating Gina Spagnola on her election to the Texas Chamber of Commerce Executives Board.

HR 50               Holland

Commemorating the 150th anniversary of Rockwall County.

HR 51               Bell, Keith

Commending Kaufman police officer Adam Wall on his receipt of a Meritorious Service Award.

HR 52               Bell, Keith

Congratulating Dr. Jerry King on his retirement as president of Trinity Valley Community College.

HR 53               Bell, Keith

Congratulating Ja'Naria Jackson of Terrell High School on winning two gold medals at the 2022 UIL Track & Field State Meet.

HR 54               Bell, Keith

Congratulating Bridgett Wilson of Terrell High School on becoming the youngest credentialed member of the American Academy of Professional Coders.

HR 55               Leo-Wilson

Honoring Officer Dana Thomasson of the La Marque Police Department for assisting in the safe return of a missing child on December 23, 2022.

HR 57               Oliverson

Congratulating Wesley Hunt on his election to the U.S. Congress as representative for the 38th Congressional District in Texas.

HR 58               Davis

Congratulating Major Danny Williams on his retirement from the Dallas Police Department.

HR 67               Harris, Cody

Recognizing the Texas School District Police Chiefs' Association for its contributions to school district police departments.

HR 68               Muñoz, Jr.

Commemorating the 50th wedding anniversary of Adalberto and Olga Salazar of Mission.

HR 70               Oliverson

Recognizing SynergenX for the services it provides to residents of Tomball and the Houston metropolitan area.

HR 72               Bell, Keith

Congratulating Julie Moore on being honored as the 2022 Joe B. Fulgham Agriculturalist of the Year in Henderson County.

HR 73               Bell, Keith

Congratulating Sergeant Brittney Lee and Corporal Joshua Ames of the Athens Police Department for saving the life of a citizen.

HR 74               Bell, Keith

Congratulating Amy McAfee of Crandall Middle School on her selection to attend a summer institute at Harvard University.

HR 75               Bell, Keith

Congratulating Kaufman County on being named a Silver Star Affiliate by Keep Texas Beautiful.

HR 78               Holland

Congratulating Gavin Brian David of Fate on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.

HR 79               Holland

Congratulating Mario Alexis Sevilla on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.

HR 83               Harris, Cody

Congratulating Bernice Carrell on her 30th anniversary as the manager and CEO of MOPAC Employees Federal Credit Union.

HR 84               Plesa

Congratulating Sarah Depew on her graduation from the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William & Mary.

HR 86               Plesa

Congratulating All Saints Catholic School on its selection as a 2022 National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education.

HR 90               Shine

Congratulating U.S. Army Staff Sergeant (Ret.) John Footman on his official receipt of the Bronze Star Medal with Valor Device and the Purple Heart for service in the Vietnam War.

HR 96               Bell, Keith

Commemorating the 125th anniversary of the Clover Club of Kaufman.

HR 97               Bell, Keith

Congratulating Ray Dunlap on being named the 2023 chair of the board of directors for the Texas Economic Development Council.

HR 101              Bernal

Congratulating the San Antonio Fútbol Club on winning the 2022 United Soccer League Championship title.

HR 102              Murr

Honoring Robert Earl Keen for his contributions to Texas music.

HR 104              Murr

Congratulating Chief Justice Sherry Radack on her retirement from the First Court of Appeals of Texas.

HR 105              Oliverson

Honoring Fresenius Kidney Care for its service to patients with kidney disease across the state of Texas.

HR 108              Klick

Congratulating IDEA Achieve Academy and College Prep for achieving an A rating from the Texas Education Agency.

HR 112              Cunningham

Congratulating Eduardo Treviño of Humble on winning first place at the 28th Annual Mariachi Extravaganza National Vocal Competition.

HR 113              Muñoz, Jr.

Recognizing February 27, 2023, as Leadership Mission Day at the State Capitol.

HR 115              Guillen

Commemorating the 27th Annual Children's Hospital Trail Ride BBQ Cook Off.

HR 120              Romero, Jr.

Congratulating Rosa Navejar on her election as board chair of the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce.

HR 121              King, Ken

Congratulating Jeff Bonner on his retirement from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.

HR 122              Leo-Wilson

Congratulating Mike Evans of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on recording his ninth consecutive 1,000-yard receiving season.

HR 123              Morales Shaw

Honoring Sergeant Ben Russell for his service with the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 150 security patrol.

HR 124              Dutton

Honoring civil rights pioneer Heman Marion Sweatt on the 75th anniversary of Texas Southern University.

HR 126              Jetton

Congratulating Lynne Humphries on her retirement from Allen Boone Humphries Robinson LLP.

HR 127              Leo-Wilson

Congratulating the East Chambers High School boys' and girls' swim teams on their performance at the 2023 UIL District 10-4A Championship.

HR 128              Shine

Honoring Altrusa International for 100 years of service in Texas.

HR 130              Dutton

Commending Lynn Moak for his dedication to improving public education in Texas.

HR 132              Dutton

Commending Daniel Casey for his dedication to improving public education in Texas.

HR 138              Gerdes

Honoring the Francis family of Giddings on the occasion of Marshall and Charles Etta Francis Family Day.

HR 150              Leo-Wilson

Congratulating Mario Delgado, Jaime Acosta, and David Acosta on their induction into the Fast Pitch Legends Hall of Fame of the Greater Houston Area.

HR 152              Neave Criado / Button / Ramos / Bowers

Congratulating Bryan Bradford on his retirement as the city manager of Garland.

HR 167              Spiller

Honoring Fort Belknap for its historic role as the starting point of the Goodnight-Loving Trail.

HR 169              Harris, Caroline

Commemorating the bicentennial of the establishment of the office of constable in Texas.

HR 179              Herrero

Congratulating Roy Gutierrez on his retirement as superintendent of utilities for the City of Robstown Utility Systems.

HR 181              Herrero

Congratulating David Martinez on his retirement as vessel traffic controller for the Port of Corpus Christi.

HR 182              Herrero

Congratulating the Oil Belt Little League All-Stars baseball team on winning the U.S. Championship at the 2022 Junior League Baseball World Series.

HR 183              Herrero

Commemorating the 55th anniversary of the Cenikor Foundation facility in Corpus Christi in 2022.

HR 184              Herrero

Congratulating the Cenikor Foundation facility in Corpus Christi on the organization's 56th anniversary.

HR 185              Herrero

Commemorating the 2023 Texas National Board Coalition for Teaching Conference and Pinning Ceremony.

HR 191              Kacal

Congratulating Sam Bennett of Texas A&M University on winning the 2022 U.S. Amateur golf championship.

HR 193              Leo-Wilson

Congratulating Dalanna Carter of Barbers Hill High School on her nomination to the 2023 McDonald's All-American girls' basketball team.

HR 200              Muñoz, Jr.

Congratulating Taco Olé in Mission on its 50th anniversary.

HR 203              Guillen

Commemorating the 175th anniversary of Starr County.

HR 204              Guillen

Commemorating the 175th anniversary of Fort Ringgold in Starr County.

HR 215              Harris, Cody

Congratulating Oil City Iron Works on being named the Small Employer of the Year by Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas.

HR 218              Raymond

Honoring Tom Brady for his National Football League career and his civic engagement.

HR 227              Orr

Congratulating the Blum High School volleyball team on winning the 1A championship at the 2022 UIL Volleyball State Tournament.

HR 234              Johnson, Ann

Congratulating Jamie Padgett of Rice University on winning the Edith and Peter O'Donnell Award in Engineering from the Texas Academy of Medicine, Engineering, Science and Technology.

HR 235              Johnson, Ann

Congratulating Marek Kimmel on being named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

HR 253              Jetton

Honoring Judge Chad Bridges for his 20 years of service to Fort Bend County.

HR 254              Leach

Congratulating former State Representative Jerry A. Madden on the occasion of his 80th birthday.

HR 255              Dutton

Honoring Gertrudejane Holliday Stone of Houston for her civic leadership and activism.

HR 256              Johnson, Ann

Congratulating Dr. Thomas Killian of Rice University on being named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

HR 258              Martinez

Commending the St. Mary's University School of Law online juris doctor degree program.

HR 264              Cain

Congratulating Stella Wilbanks of Crosby on her 100th birthday.

HR 268              Martinez Fischer

Honoring chef Johnny Hernandez of San Antonio.

HR 272              Plesa

Honoring Dr. Cheryl Jackson for her work as the founder of Minnie's Food Pantry in Plano.

HR 277              Harris, Caroline

Congratulating Georgetown Police Chief Cory Tchida on his receipt of the 2022 Citizen of the Year award from the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce.

HR 282              Thompson, Ed

Congratulating the Pearland Little League All-Stars on advancing to the 2022 Little League Baseball World Series.

HR 283              Leo-Wilson

Congratulating East Chambers High School boys' basketball coach Todd Sutherland on recording 900 wins.

HR 284              Leo-Wilson

Congratulating Galveston Urban Ministries on being awarded the Platinum Seal of Transparency by Candid.

HR 288              Leo-Wilson

Congratulating Eliza Hoffman of Clear Creek ISD on winning reserve grand champion honors in the 2023 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo School Art Program.

HR 290              Raymond

Honoring Archie, Peyton, and Eli Manning for their NFL careers and their civic engagement.

HR 291              Raymond

Honoring Petra Deeter for her contributions as founder of the Victim to Hero Institute.

HR 293              Bumgarner

Congratulating Lavona Burgess on her retirement as director of support services for the Flower Mound Police Department.

HR 296              Vasut

Congratulating Marc Holder on his retirement as judge of Brazoria County Court at Law No. 2.

HR 297              Vasut

Congratulating Terri Tipton Holder on her retirement as judge of the 149th District Court.

HR 298              Vasut

Congratulating Judge K. Randall Hufstetler on his retirement from the 300th Judicial District Court of Brazoria County.

HR 307              Davis

Congratulating Clifford R. Shaw on his retirement from the Cedar Hill City Council.

HR 324              Plesa

Congratulating Collin County commissioner Duncan Webb on his receipt of a 2023 TxDOT Road Hand Award.

HR 325              Plesa

Honoring June Jenkins for her service as president of the Collin County Branch of the NAACP.

HR 326              Plesa

Congratulating David Downs on being named the 2022 Citizen of the Year by the Plano Chamber of Commerce.

HR 332              Murr

Recognizing the Camp Bullis Sentinel Landscape.

HR 333              Martinez

Congratulating Juanita Valdez-Cox on her retirement as executive director of LUPE.

HR 336              Manuel

Commending Texas AgriForestry Small Farmers and Ranchers for its contributions to historically underserved agricultural producers.

HR 339              Davis

Congratulating Amerline McGhee on her 90th birthday.

HR 344              Manuel

Honoring former State Representative Joseph D. Deshotel for his service.

HCR 35              Ashby

Recognizing February 7, 2023, as Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas Day at the State Capitol.

HR 18               Lujan

Recognizing March 15, 2023, as Texas Small Business Development Center Day at the State Capitol.

HR 29               Noble

Recognizing February 2, 2023, as Texas Federation of Republican Women Day.

HR 40               Button

Recognizing January 31, 2023, as Rowlett Day at the State Capitol.

HR 144              Stucky

Recognizing March 7, 2023, as Wise County Day at the State Capitol.

HR 155              González, Mary / González, Jessica / Zwiener / Johnson, Julie / Johnson, Ann / et al.

Recognizing February 14, 2023, as Texas LGBTQ Chambers of Commerce Advocacy Day at the State Capitol.

HR 177              Johnson, Julie

Recognizing March 2, 2023, as Coppell Day at the State Capitol.

HR 196              Bailes

Recognizing February 23, 2023, as Liberty County Day at the State Capitol.

HR 198              Lozano

Recognizing April 4, 2023, as Kleberg County Day at the State Capitol.

HR 199              Lozano

Recognizing March 23, 2023, as San Patricio County Day at the State Capitol.

HR 202              Allen / Thompson, Senfronia / Jones, Jolanda

Recognizing March 7, 2023, as Alpha Kappa Alpha Day at the State Capitol.

HR 208              Jetton

Recognizing Korean American Day 2023.

HR 209              Jetton

Recognizing Korean American Day 2024.

HR 216              Lozano

Recognizing March 9, 2023, as Calhoun County Day at the State Capitol.

HR 219              Jetton

Commemorating the Lunar New Year on February 10, 2024.

HR 220              Jetton

Recognizing the festival of Diwali 2023.

HR 221              Jetton

Recognizing the festival of Diwali 2024.

HR 223              Jetton

Recognizing Korean American Day 2023.

HR 225              Thompson, Ed

Honoring Dr. Mary Campbell-Fox for her participation in the Physician of the Day program at the State Capitol.

HR 243              Jones, Venton

Recognizing March 27, 2023, as HIV Advocacy Day at the State Capitol.

HR 245              Price

Recognizing May 4, 2023, as National Day of Prayer in Texas.

HR 247              Price

Recognizing May 2, 2024, as National Day of Prayer in Texas.

HR 249              Morales, Christina

Recognizing February 15, 2023, as Houston East End Chamber of Commerce East End Day at the State Capitol.

HR 257              Collier / González, Jessica

Recognizing March 2023 as Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

HR 278              Reynolds

Recognizing March 2023 as National Women's History Month.

HR 279              Reynolds

Recognizing April 2023 as Autism Awareness Month.

HR 286              Morrison

Recognizing March 7, 2023, as University of Houston-Victoria Day at the State Capitol.

HR 313              Lalani / Reynolds / Meza / Bhojani

Recognizing March 7, 2023, as Texas Muslim Capitol Day.

HR 314              King, Tracy O.

Recognizing March 1, 2023, as Uvalde County Day at the State Capitol.

HR 319              Herrero

Recognizing December 8, 2023, as Special Hearts Day.

HR 334              Price

Commemorating Texas Independence Day 2023.

HR 347              Reynolds

Recognizing March 15, 2023, as Minority Business Enterprise Public Policy Day.

HR 348              Reynolds

Recognizing March 30, 2023, as Texas Association of African American Chambers of Commerce Black Business Day at the State Capitol.

HR 25               Burns

Commemorating the 2023 Syndicate Smokedown barbecue competition hosted by the Fort Worth Stock Show Syndicate.

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

HR 295              Meyer

In memory of Robert Lynn "Skip" Trimble of Dallas.

HCR 67              Craddick

In memory of Jafar "Jeff" Rahim Salehi of Midland.

HR 7                Spiller

In memory of Mary Ellen Spiller of Jacksboro.

HR 8                Spiller

In memory of Allen Linn Williamson of Runaway Bay.

HR 10               Shine

In memory of Dr. Robert N. Barnes of Temple.

HR 15               Cole

In memory of former Austin mayor and Travis County commissioner Bruce Todd.

HR 16               Cole

In memory of the Reverend Dr. George V. Clark of Austin.

HR 17               Spiller

In memory of Frank G. Saucedo of Travis County.

HR 21               Kuempel

In memory of John W. Fainter Jr.

HR 26               Geren

In memory of Clifford Anne Bigby Cozart of Fort Worth.

HR 27               Geren

In memory of Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo president W. R. "Bob" Watt Jr.

HR 35               Holland / Burrows / Moody / Schaefer / Tepper

In memory of legendary college football coach Mike Leach.

HR 63               Moody / González, Mary / Ortega / Ordaz / Morales, Eddie

In memory of Judy Ackerman of El Paso.

HR 64               Sherman, Sr.

In memory of Carl Martin Holmes of Duncanville.

HR 71               Cole

In memory of Willie Ray Powell Sr.

HR 80               Bowers

In memory of OC Jackson III.

HR 87               Lujan

In memory of John William Hayes of San Antonio.

HR 98               Bell, Keith

In memory of Jack Humphrey Holland of Brownsboro.

HR 99               Bell, Keith

In memory of Brenda Samples of Terrell.

HR 100              Bell, Keith

In memory of Raymond Mel Maxfield.

HR 111              Kacal

In memory of Gerald Lee "Garry" Roseberg.

HR 149              Leo-Wilson

In memory of Mary Susan Lamb Jenkins of Hankamer.

HR 168              Harris, Caroline

In memory of Tammy Ruth Armbruster of Round Rock.

HR 178              Herrero

In memory of Brennley Jean Abbott of Corpus Christi.

HR 180              Herrero

In memory of Homero Roel Villarreal Jr. of Robstown.

HR 186              Lopez, Ray

In memory of Charles Emmett Cheever Jr. of San Antonio.

HR 187              Lopez, Ray

In memory of James Thomas Cain of San Antonio.

HR 188              Lopez, Ray

In memory of legendary St. Mary's University basketball player and coach Herman A. "Buddy" Meyer Jr.

HR 229              Buckley

In memory of U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) Richard Grimes Castle of Salado.

HR 230              Buckley

In memory of George Stidworthy Fox Jr. of Killeen.

HR 231              Geren

In memory of Neal Gay.

HR 239              Leo-Wilson

In memory of Andrew Wesley Jefferies of Galveston.

HR 240              Leo-Wilson

In memory of Mava Jo Turner of Anahuac.

HR 248              Morales, Christina

In memory of Cruz Reyes Hinojosa Sr. of Houston.

HR 252              Raney

In memory of Nancy Ann Smith Williams of Temple.

HR 261              Meyer

In memory of Jim Brunjes of Lubbock.

HR 308              González, Jessica / Davis / Bryant / Anchía / Jones, Venton

In memory of Donald J. Maison of Dallas.

HR 315              Meyer

In memory of Kristen Michelle Bryant.

HR 321              Buckley

In memory of Garrett Blake Ingram of College Station.

HR 322              Buckley

In memory of Clarence Ray Pennington of Salado.

HR 328              Kacal

In memory of former Texas state representative Joe Barnett Cannon.

HR 329              Dutton

In memory of attorney and criminal justice advocate Jeff Blackburn.

HR 340              Shine

In memory of Julius James Dubcak of Round Rock.

HR 341              Shine

In memory of Dr. Barbara Weiss Probe of Temple.

HR 343              Meyer

In memory of Gerald Wayne Fronterhouse of Dallas.

HR 129              Lujan

In memory of Danica Summer Kaprosy of Selma.

SCR 19              Sparks

In memory of Betty Lou Pendergraft Angelo.