News & Views, Volume 11, Number 10, November 1989 Page: 4
The following text was automatically extracted from the image on this page using optical character recognition software:
Caperton honors Bryan/College
Over 20 Brazos Valley
employers were honored for ef-
forts in hiring people with dis-
abilities at the Second Annual
Employer Recognition Luncheon
October 24 at the College Station
The luncheon, sponsored by
MHMR of Brazos Valley,
Geranium Junction and TRC,
drew well over 100 participants.
Among them were Marvin Tate,
mayor of Bryan, and Larry
Ringer, mayor of College Station,
who jointly proclaimed October
National Disability Employment
Awareness Month in the two
Texas Senator Kent Caperton,
from the Bryan area, was on
hand to give out the employer
awards. He congratulated
employers for strengthening the
community by looking beyond
stereotypes and exploring the
potential of workers with dis-
Caperton also cited TRC and
MHMR for providing the kind of
effective services needed to help
severely disabled adults in
Brazos Valley become productive
members of the community.
"It's a real team effort with
MHMR, employers and the com-
munity," says James Jones, area
manager in the Temple Field Of-
But, he admits, "Employers
make the difference."
Gordon Graves, area manager
in the Dallas Southeast Field Of-
fice, retired in mid-November
after 25 years of service with the
Santiago Moncado, personnel
assistant in the Austin Regional
Office, is leaving the Commission
for an opportunity at St. David's
Hospital in Austin.
Vernon Garrison, retired coun-
selor in the Houston North Field
Office, died September 3.
Garrison retired in May 1987
after 15 years of TRC service.
Geneva King, counselor in the
Houston East End Field Office,
will fill a counselor position at the
new Houston Central Field Office.
King has 20 years experience
with TRC, 12 of those years as
Doris York, director of
programs in Disability Determina-
tion Services, retired September
30 after 13 years with TRC.
Alice Smith, rehabilitation
services technician in the
4 TRC News & Views
Houston East End Field Office,
retired August 31 after 10 years
Estella Salinas, stenographer
in the McAllen Field Office,
retired July 31. She had been
with TRC for 15 years
David Keith Stanford was
recently selected as area manager
in the Waco Field Office.
Stanford's most recent TRC as-
signment, in his 19 years with
the Commission, was as a coun-
selor in the Waco office serving a
Carmen Torres joined the
Return to Work Program in the
San Antonio Workers Compensa-
tion Field Office as a rehabilita-
tion services technician.
Jack Creamer, receiving data
entry clerk in the Central Office
Warehouse, retired August 31
after 13 years of service with the
has been ar
Stunned and confused Central Office employe
nouncement over the public address system. 1
Austin Police Department appeared at the Cor
whisked him down the elevator, into a waitiru
Austin's Highland Mall where he was held for
The Commissioner hadn't really committed a c
of the annual "Jail-a-thon"fundraiser for the I
a Highland Mall "court" where volunteer TravL
ing cell, along with other good-natured citizen
cause, Commissioner Arrell made several tele
in. By 4:30, he had raised almost $600, enouw
the Commissioner's granddaughter. He had p
noon! Here, Commissioner Arrell tries to come
Examiners Susan Scheel, Unit 15; Tom Rutled
40, offer encouragement and a donation.
Here’s what’s next.
This issue can be searched. Note: Results may vary based on the legibility of text within the document.
Tools / Downloads
Get a copy of this page or view the extracted text.
Citing and Sharing
Basic information for referencing this web page. We also provide extended guidance on usage rights, references, copying or embedding.
Reference the current page of this Periodical.
Texas Rehabilitation Commission. News & Views, Volume 11, Number 10, November 1989, periodical, November 1989; Austin, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1032840/m1/4/: accessed January 25, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.