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Friday, Sept. 19, 1997

Laurence receives scholarship trust

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The T.P.A. Scholarship Trust for the Deaf and Near Deaf recently awarded
a scholarship to Stephanie Laurence, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul
Laurence, of Pecos, for assistive devices.

A total of $55,270 was awarded to 149 recipients in 1997. Since the
Trust was established in 1975, the Association has awarded 1,105
scholarships totalling $613,020 to recipients.

The Travelers Protective Association of America, a fraternal benefit
society, with headquarters in St. Louis, Mo., has 265 posts throughout
the country. Its 140,000 members have one thing in common - their
dedication to children and community.

Since its inception in 1890, The Travelers Protective Association of
America (TPA) has been caring for people. TPA is a non-profit
beneficiary society of members committed to family, community
involvement and support of needy causes.

Originally formed by and for traveling salesman, today's membership
includes both men and women representing a myriad of professions.
Currently TPA has more than 134,000 members in 38 states. Each state is
a TPA division, and each division is composed of posts in small,
mid-sized, and large cities.

TPA promotes its national community service program, the T.P.A.
Scholarship Trust for the Deaf and Near Deaf which provides scholarships
to deaf and hearing impaired persons. The scholarships may be used for
mechanical devices, education at schools that specialize in educating
the deaf, medical or specialized treatment and are awarded without regard to sex, race, or creed.

Lujan graduates from Nova program

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Adrian Lujan, 1992 graduate of Pecos High School and son of Juan and Evarista Lujan, graduated from the Multimedia Production Program, Nova Institute of Health Technology in Los Angeles, Calif.

Monsivais, Nunez exchange
vows in garden wedding

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Johanna Monsivais and Danny Nunez, Sr. were married July 12, 1997 at the
home of Bobby and Cheryl Torres in San Angelo, by the Justice of the
Peace Willie Serna in a garden wedding.

Parents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. Manny Rodriguez of Fort Stockton,
and Joe Cabezuela of Marfa. Parents of the groom are Mr. and Mrs. Jesse
Nunez, Sr., of Pecos.

The bride and groom were given in marriage by their children Danny Jr.
and Cassandra Nunez and Joslyn and Justine Monsevias.

Maid of honor ws sister of the bride, Dinal Rodriguez of Fort Stockton
and best man was brother of the groom, Jesse Nunez, Jr. of Pecos.

The bride is employed by the municipal court and the groom is employed
by the sheriff's office as a deputy in Tom Green County.

Family and friends attending the ceremony were entertained by Mariachi
Aguila of Juana Jaquez.

The couple took a wedding trip to Corpus Christi and reside in San

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