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Monday, February 12, 2001

Giraldo completes basic training

PECOS, February 12 - Edixon Alexander Giraldo completed basic military training for the United States Air Force, on Jan. 26, as an honor graduate.
Giraldo is the son of Rubiela Gallo of Medillin, Colombia.
He and his wife, Denise Giraldo of Pecos and a 1996 graduate of Pecos High School, have one daughter, three-year-old, Ghiselle Giraldo.
Giraldo is currently station at Sheppard Air Force Base in Wichita Falls and is a radiology technician.
He is a 1994 graduate of Pecos High School.

Tech students make honors

PECOS, February 12 - More than 4,000 Texas Tech University students qualified for academic honors lists at the end of the fall semester.
Students on the President's List earned a 4.0 (A) grade point average while enrolled in 12 or more semester hours of class work. Students who earned 12 or more hours with a grade point average of 3.5 to 3.9 qualified for the Dean's List.
Area students making the honor rolls included the following: Stephanie Anne Armstrong, was named to the President's List. She is a senior majoring in agricultural communications.
Albert John Lee, a senior, biology major, was named to the Dean's List and Alan Layne Russell, a senior computer science major was named to the Dean's List.

Capping ceremony held in Monahans

PECOS, February 12 - The Odessa College School of Vocational Nursing, Monahans Extension held its capping ceremony in Monahans, Friday, Feb. 9, at the Ward County Convention Center. A reception followed in the parlor.
Monahans residents of the class of 2001 are Sharlene Black, Marisela A. Gardea and Tamara C. Gardner.
Students from Odessa are Angelee Daniels, Dana L. Gourd, Sharnequea Linster, Cindy Roach, Elizabeth M. Sutton and Corrie Thompson.
Kermit students are Rebecca S. Hernandez and Christina S. Jones.
Jana Dominguez and Deborah Wood of Crane also participated in the program.
In the capping ceremony, students are recognized for completing the first half of a rigorous, yearlong training program and receive the caduceus pin _ the medical profession insignia characterized by a winged staff with two entwined snakes. Female students also receive the traditional nurses' cap, for which the ceremony originally got its name.
For more information about the capping ceremony or OC's vocational nursing program in Monahans, contact program chair Geneo Roberts at 943-5368.

Today, February 12

Veterans of Foreign Wars, Baker-Curtis Post 6437, 700 block of West Second Street, 7 p.m.
Reeves County Commissioners, 9:30 a.m., courthouse.
Reeves County Hospital Auxiliary, noon, hospital classroom.
Red Bluff Water Power Control District board meeting, district office 111 W. Second St., 1 p.m.
Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., St. Mark's Episcopal parish hall.

Tuesday, February 13

Balmorhea City Council, 6 p.m., fire hall.
T.R.E.E. Meeting, 7 p.m., at the Eastside Community Center.
Immunizations, Texas Department of Health, 700 Daggett St., 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 447-2225 for more information.
Pecos Art Association, 1501 W. Third St., 2 p.m.
Balmorhea ISD board of trustees, 6:30 p.m., administration office.
Toyah City Council, 7:30 p.m., fire hall.
Pecos Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon, 125 S. Oak, 8 p.m

Wednesday, February 14

Balmorhea Volunteer Fire Department, 7 p.m., at the fire station in Balmorhea.
Narcotics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Reeves County Hospital.
Downtown Lions Club, Quality Inn, noon
CYM, Santa Rosa Catholic Church, 6 p.m.
Bible study group, Santa Rosa Catholic Church, Room 6, 7:30 p.m

Thursday, February 15

Rotary Club, Pecos Valley Country Club, noon.
Pecos Volunteer Fire Department, fire hall, 7:30 p.m.
Judge Roy Bean Shrine Club meeting, 7 p.m., Masonic lodge.

Friday, February 16

Pecos Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon, 8 p.m., 125 Oak St

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