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Wednesday, December 29, 1999

Ten trees to be given away

Ten free flowerings trees will be given to each person who joins the Arbor Day Foundation during January 2000.

The free trees are part of the nonprofit Foundation's efforts to support tree planting to commemorate the new millennium.

The ten trees are two White Flowering Dogwoods, two Flowering Crabapples, two Flowering Pears, two Washington Hawthorns, and two American Redbuds.

The trees will be shipped postpaid at the right time for planting between February 1 and May 31 with enclosed planting instructions. The six to 12 inch trees are guranteed to grow or they will be replaced free of charge.

Members also receive a subscription to the Foundation's bimonthly publication, Arbor Day, and The Tree Book with information about tree planting and care.

To become a member of the Foundation and to receive the free trees, send a $10 contribution to Ten Free Flowering Trees, National Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Avenue, Nebraska City, NE 68410, by Jan. 31, 2000.

Alvarado, Acosta exchange wedding vows

Michelle Alvarado and David J. Acosta exchanged wedding vows at 1 p.m., on Nov. 6, at Santa Rosa Catholic Church with Father Antonio Mena officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Joe and Petra Alvarado of Pecos. She is a graduate of Pecos High School and attened the University of Texas at Permian Basin and currently employed with the Pecos-Barstow-Toyah ISD, was a fourth grade bilingual teacher.

The groom is the son of David and Ester Acosta. He is a graduate of Pecos High School and attended Odessa College. He is currently employed by Wal-Mart.

Maid of honors for the event were Valerie Trujillo and Christina Acosta. Bridesmaids were Precilla Levario of Pecos, cousin of the bride and Audria Acosta, of Pecos, the bride's sister.

Flower girls were Gabriella Levario and Daniela Pacheco, cousins of the bride.

Ring bearer was Jaylen Izaiah Acosta, the couple's son.

Serving as Best Man were Jacob Hernandez, a friend from Pecos and Michael Rayos, cousin of the groom, of Odessa.

Dennis Rayos, the groom's uncle was usher.

The bride wore an ivory dress with pearl beads with a train. The dress was made of silk material and had lace around the edges. The bridal bouquet was hand-made by her aunt Connie Levario.

The bridesmaids wore ivory dresses and carried an ivory rose with gold ribbon.

The church was decorated with ivory colored flowers and gold ribbon. On the altar of the church were seven candleabras and the pews were decorated with ivory and gold ribbons with greenery. Church music was provided by the Santa Rosa Catholic Church Choir.

Family members who attended the special occasion from out-of-town came from Juarez, Mexico, San Antonio, Las Vegas, Odessa and Midland.

A reception was held following the church ceremony with about 500 guests.

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