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Friday, April 2, 1999

Pena named employee of month at plant

Daniel Pena was selected as January Safety Employee of the Month at the Freeport McMoran Plant.

He has been with the company for 20 years.

Pena started working in the field, then later transferred to the plant.

He then transferred to the shipping and loading department.

Pena works as tank repairman where he learned to work on railcars, loading sulphur cars, switching cars and sand blasting. The job also requires painting skills and he is a certified FCAW (Flux Core Arc Welding).

He has always kept safety first and been willing to help when ever needed, according to his plant supervisors.

Town Hall meeting set

The Reeves County Veterans Service Officer will be hosting a "Conversation with Veterans" Town Hall meeting being planned by the Waco Regional Office of the Department of Veterans Affairs. The Town Hall meeeting will provide veterans an opportunity to meet with representatives from various agencies to share information, and voice their concerns pertaining to benfits and services.

All veterans, surviving spouses and surviving children of veterans are invited to attend. The Town Hall meeting will be conducted at 6 p.m., at the Reeves County Civic Center located on Highway 285 in Pecos, on April 7.

The following agencies will be represented at the Town Hall meeting: Department of Veterans Affairs, Waco Regional Office; U.S. Department of Labor, Veterans Employement and Training Service; Texas Veterans Commission; Texas Veterans Land Board; VA Hospital, Big Spring and the Veterans Center in Midland.

For more information, contact Tom Rivera, Reeves County Veterans Service Officer at 915-445-2406.

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