Bill Text: TX HR112 | 2011 | 82nd Legislature 1st Special | Enrolled

Bill Title: Honoring Elida "Lela" Gutierrez Garcia of Benavides for her longtime service to area residents as the owner of Lela's Beauty Shop.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2011-07-06 - Reported enrolled [HR112 Detail]

Download: Texas-2011-HR112-Enrolled.html
  H.R. No. 112
         WHEREAS, In the course of her long and accomplished career as
  a beautician, Elida Gutierrez Garcia has built a successful
  business in Benavides, and her work is greatly appreciated by
  numerous area residents; and
         WHEREAS, Born to Doniaciano and Carmen Gutierrez on July 17,
  1936, the former "Lela" Gutierrez grew up with eight brothers and
  sisters; she attended school in Benavides until she had to give up
  her studies to help support the family; in 1963, she moved to Corpus
  Christi to attend Stevenson's Beauty School and earned her
  certificate in just six months, even while working to pay for her
  room and board; and
         WHEREAS, This skilled beautician began her career at Selfa's
  Beauty Shop in Alice before returning to Benavides, where she was
  employed at shops owned by Jovita Carrillo and Emma Couling
  Martinez; in 1966, she opened her own business, Lela's Beauty Shop,
  beginning a successful venture that has served the city for more
  than four decades; and
         WHEREAS, In 1970, she married Guadalupe M. Garcia, and the
  couple welcomed their son, Guadalupe, two years later; Mrs. Garcia
  took an eight-month break from her career at the time the baby was
  born but returned to work after building a new shop next door to her
  house; and
         WHEREAS, The business has continued to operate at that
  location ever since, and through the years Mrs. Garcia has
  generously devoted herself to meeting the needs of her clients; she
  performs home visits for the ill, elderly, and handicapped and
  provides transportation to her shop to those who need it; she has
  further contributed to her community through her work with Santa
  Rosa de Lima Catholic Church, where she and Mr. Garcia are
  parishioners; and
         WHEREAS, With her talent, dedication, and concern for others,
  Lela Garcia has proven herself a successful entrepreneur who has
  made a positive difference in the lives of several generations of
  customers, and she may reflect with pride on her many achievements;
  now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 82nd Texas
  Legislature, 1st Called Session, hereby honor Elida Gutierrez
  Garcia on her career accomplishments as a beautician and extend to
  her sincere best wishes for continued success; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for Mrs. Garcia as an expression of high regard by the
  Texas House of Representatives.
  Speaker of the House     
         I certify that H.R. No. 112 was adopted by the House on June
  28, 2011, by a non-record vote.
  Chief Clerk of the House