Rio Grande Herald (Rio Grande City, Tex.), Vol. 86, No. 47, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 25, 1999 Page: 5 of 8
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The Rio Grande Herald-Thursday, November 25, 1999, Page 5
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who founded the event 38 years ago
and is a former member of the UT
System Board of Regents.
A special tribute was offered to
UT System Chancellor Dr. William
H. Cunningham and Dr. Isabella
Cunningham, Ernest A. Sharpe,
Professor of Communications.
Both were commended for their
longtime support of eductional
advancement in South Texas. Both
expressed deep gratitude for the
Lopez evaluated the event as "a
tremendous success...The keynote
speaker, Mr. Alex Valdcz, was able
to combine humor, motivational
recommendations and spiritual
teachings. The entire audience
responded very well to his
Lopez noted that 400 students
from 26 high schools in Starr,
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Hidalgo, Zapata and Jim Hogg
Counties were invited to the event,
and all students invited were
The National Anthem was led by
Rio Grande City High School
students Adriana Garcia, Andrea
Garcia and Cristina Ortega. The
Pledge of Allegiance was led by
Roma High School student Leira
Giselle Moreno.The invocation was
given by Rev. Roy Snipes, O.M.I.,
pastor of Our Lady of Guadalupe
Entertainment was provided by
Dr. Dahlia H. Guerra and Yamil
Yunes of UT-Pan American. The
Roma High School Choir led in
patriotic sogs, including "America
The 1999 Honor Banquet
Steering Committee was comprised
of the following individuals: Mr.
Ernesto Dominguez, Dr. and Mrs.
Tony Falcon, Mr. and Mrs. David
Garza, Mr. and Mrs. Luis Garza,
Ms. Olivia Garza, Mr. and Mrs.
Guadalupe Gonzalez, Mr. and Mrs.
Larry C. Gonzalez, Mr. and Mrs.
Silvestre Gonzalez, Mr. and Mrs.
Jesus Guerra, Mr. Danny Gurwitz,
Ms. Olga Hinojosa, The Hon.
Ricardo H. Hinojosa, Mr. Alter
Holland, Ms. Maralesa Holland,
Ms. Yvonne M. Kautsch, Mr. and
Mrs. Leonel Lopez, Mr. and Mrs.
Romeo Lopez, Mr. and Mrs.
Robert Peterson, Mr. and Mrs.
Danny Ramirez, Dr. and Mrs.
Mario Ramirez, Mr. and Mrs.
Samuel Ramos, Dr. and Mrs.
Sergio Rodriguez, Mr. Chan
Slusher, Mr. and Mrs. Roel Smith,
Mr. Ronnie Tavarez, Mr. and Mrs.
Humberto Vasquez, Mr. Francisco
equipment will not
malfunction on January I.
Plan to have the
following extra home
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activities and is a member of the
Knights of Columbus in Escobarcs
Mr Saenz is married to
Yvonne M Saenz Their daughter.
Vannie. attends South 1 c.xas
Community college. Their son.
Humberto. attends Roma Middle
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lull tank of gasoline in
alternative way to cook
if power fails
extra blankets and
coats to keep warm
flashlights and extra
battery powered radio
As you would in preparation
for any emergency, be aware of our
city and county emergency servicc
providers such as: local police, lire,
hospital and emergency
Fire Safety House
visits local schools
RGC City Hall - The Rio
Grande City Fire Department has
been hard at work teaching lire
safety techniques to children at
local Rio Grande City Elementary
On Wednesday, November 17,
. members of the Fire Department
were at Ringgold Elementary
School in Rio Grande City
demonstrating fire safety skills and
giving elementary children tours of
the Kids Fire Safety House.
The Kids Fire Safety House
An arabesque is a lyrical
musical piece in a fanciful style.
The term was coined by the com-
poser Robert Schumann.
Is it a cold or is it the flu?
Millipedes actually have
between 120 and 160 legs.
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RGC Woman's Club holds
November monthly meeting
The Rio Grande City
Woman's Club met on Thursday.
November 41*1 in the home of Mrs
Javier C. Ramire/. of Roma, who
served as meeting hostess. Mrs.
Florence Ann H. Garcia was in
charge of the program
The club's President, Mrs
Judy Park, called the meeting to
order and gave the invocation. 'Hie
members then recited the Pledge of
Allegiance to the flag of the United
States, and the Pledge to the Texas
Flag, followed by the Collect for
The club's Secretary. Mrs
Ines Carrera. read the minutes of
the previous meeting Mrs Evita
Ramire/. Treasurer, read the
Treasurer s Report Mrs Park
asked the Department Chairpersons
and Standing Committees for
Reports Mrs Sara G Crux gave a
report on International Affairs
Mrs Daniel Villarreal reported on
Arts, and Mrs Gilberto Perez on
Mrs Florence Aim H
Garcia's program was entitled
"Y2K Spinning Toward Disaster'
She gave an informative program
based on the most frequently asked
Y2K questions and on Y2K
Always try to look like a winner, even if you are behind.
preparation Her program also
included a planning guide for
surviving the Millennium Bug and
practical personal and family
preparations for Y2K. A
discussion followed between the
members regarding the subject
Mrs Park appointed a
committee to study ways to
increase die scholarship fund This
committee includes Alma Glona
Gonzalez. Clara Salinas, Evita
Ramirez and Judy Park
The meeting was adjourned
and the hostess served delicious
refreshments to the members.
Cereal lover and award-win-
ning actor Frank Ferrante will
play Groucho Marx in a national
campaign that donates thou-
sands of bags of Malt-O-Meal
cereal to food banks across the
The purpose of this article is
to assist you in systematically
planning your preparation for Y2K
There is NO need for panic or
compulsive buying. There may be
NO problems that occur as a result
of the Y2K. but it is always best to
Submitted by Romeo Lopez -
Starr County Emergency
allows children to run through a
simulation of what it would be like
if a real tire was to erupt in their
homes. Children are exposed to
non-toxic smoke and are then
taught proper exit techniques such
as crawling under smoke and two
The Rio Grande City Fire
Department is borrowing the Kids
Fire Safety House from the
McAllen Fire Department. They
will be giving fire safety
demonstrations at the elementary
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Roberts, Kenneth. Rio Grande Herald (Rio Grande City, Tex.), Vol. 86, No. 47, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 25, 1999, newspaper, November 25, 1999; Edinburg, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth195732/m1/5/: accessed December 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Rio Grande City Public Library.