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Friday, April 23, 1999

Torres, Solis exchange vows in ceremony

Elizabeth Ann Torres and Daniel Solis exchanged wedding vows, at 2 p.m., April 24, at St. Lukes Catholic Church with Deacon Daniel Segovia officiating in the traditional Spanish ceremony.

The happy bride is the daughter of Isabel Torres of Lubbock. She is a graduate of Texas Tech University and is currently employed with Fujitsu Network Communications where she is an import/export coordinator.

Solis is the son of Gilberto and Soccoro Solis of Pecos. He is a Pecos High School graduate, attended Northlake College and is currently employed with National Mortgage Link in sales.

Maid of honor for the special occasion was Mary Galaviz of El Paso. Bridesmaids were Mayra Perez of El Paso and Andrea Bravo of Houston.

Serving as flower girls were Kelsie Solis, Leslie Solis, Marissa Valles, Samantha Holguin and Mariah Holguin.

Luis Juarez, of Irving, was best man and ushers included Chris Perez, of El Paso; Claudio Perez, of Houston; Jon Fulcher of Dallas; Isaac Solis, of Pecos and Mark Wright of Irving.

The bride was given away in marriage by her brother, Matthew Torres of Lubbock and Robert Valles, Jr. of Odessa was ring bearer.

Mariachi De Oro and D.J. Cande of Ft. Worth provided entertainment during the reception and dance following the wedding ceremony.

The couple will reside in Dallas following a wedding trip to Cabo San Lucas.

Organization benefits from fundraising

A scholarship fund has received help from the local Wal-Mart Store #898.

The store presented Earl Bell Elementary Scholarhip Fund, Inc. with a grant in the amount of $350.

The donation is part of the matching grant program funded the Wal-Mart Foundation.

Earl Bell Alumni has, for the last six years, been allowed to conduct most of their fundraising activities at Wal-Mart enabling the association to continue awarding scholarships to deserving student graduates from Pecos High School.

"We are thrilled to be able to support a variety of causes through funds raised by organizations and our assocites," said Pecos store manager, Tim Bernicke. "The money will be utilized for programs in our community and we are glad to help out. It is just part of Wal-Mart's ongoing commitment to our communities where we conduct business," he said.

In 1997, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., contributed more than $81 million to Children's Miracle Network, United Way Agencies and local non-profit organizations in the communities they serve.

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