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Thursday, July 15, 1999

Salinas joins U.S. Army

Staff Sergeant Ronnie L. Scott, of the U.S. Army Recruiting Station of Lakewood, Washington says that Patsy A. Salinas, has enlised as a Personnel Services Specialist and recently left for basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.

Salinas has joined the army for skill training and experience.

She is a 1989 graduate of Pecos High School in Pecos and is the daughter of Frank R. and Sue S. Abila of Pecos. She and her husband, Rene G. Salinas, lived in Fort Lewis, Washington.

Hugo Chacon graduates from program

Air Force Airman Hugo Y. Chacon has graduated from the aerospace maintenance apprentice course at Sheppard Air Force Base, Wichita Falls.

The student was taught aircraft maintenance fundamentals and weapons systems familiarization, security instruction, technical order systems, maintenance management and documentation, aircraft and flight line safety.

Training included the use of handtools, hardware, and equipment to perform aicraft ground handling, corrosion, and inspection procedures; instruction and familiarization with aircraft airframe, electrical, egress, fuel, landing controls, engines nad related systems and components also were part of the course.

Chacon is the son of Adela G. Chacon of Eagle Pass and Moises Chacon of Pecos.

One-day meeting set at UTPB

Rural economic development for counties or cities with populations less than 50,000 will be the topic of a one-day meeting July 22 at the UTPB Center for Energy and Ecomomic Diversification (CEED). The center is located at the intersection of Highway 191 and FM 1788.

Troy Williamson, director of the EDA University Center at UTPB, said that the conference is especially designed for those who work with rural community agencies, chambers of commerce, and economic development committees. All interested citizens are encouraged to attend. "We plan to have these meetings, with different speakers, every quarter," said Williamson.

Set for 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., the meeting will feature Robert Cox, director of rural affairs for the Texas Department of Economic Development; Willie Tayor, executive director of the Permian Basin Workforce Development Board; and Daila C. McAnally, community development specialist for the USDA Rural Development program.

A brisket lunch will be served at noon. Reservations to attend the meeting should be made by July 16 to the EDA University Center at UTPB. Registration is $7.50 per person.

For more information or to make reservations, call 915-552-2447.

First aid and safety course set

The American Red Cross of Southwest Texas if offering community first aid and safety, which will include adult, infant, and child CPR plus standard first aid on Saturday, July 17.

The Red Cross is located at 120 E. 2nd Street, corner of Grant and 2nd Streets in the Martin Luther King Building in Odessa.

For more information call 915-332-5641 or the Midland location at 915-684-6161.

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