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PAGE 6C Laredo Morning Times Sunday, October 7, 2001 Social news Alarcon couple enjoys luau baby shower Javier and Marissa Alarcon were hon- attending were Fernando and Aurora ored with a Hawaiian luan baby shower Alarcon, Ramon and Isabel Mendiola, hosted by Gabriela Morales, David Ramon and Alma Mendiola, Jorge and Juarez, Maritza Mendoza, Levi Cremar, Paty Mendiola, Juan Mendiola, Pili Memo and Estela Garcia, Jerry and Douglas, Rene and Melissa Cruz, Ricky Christy Salinas, Mario and Davine Gonzalez, Dean and Gaby Hardy, Chilo Aguero, Victor and Marcia Solis and Ben and Elia Alaniz, Carlos Alaniz, Martha and Olga Salinas on Saturday, Sept. 22, Garcia, Jorge and Adriana Salinas, at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Amando and Diana Lerma. Salinas. Javier and Marissa do not know if they Guests enjoyed a delicious dinner at the are having a boy or a girl, but the due light of bamboo torches. Among those date is Oct. 13. Times courtesy photo Couple enjoys ‘Fiesta de los Novios’ Elida Juarez and William B. Solis were honored Sept. 29 with a ‘Fiesta de los Novios’ shower at the Central Power and Light picnic grounds. From left, are San Juanita and Enrique Juarez, bride-elect’s parents; Elida and William, honorees; Rebecca J. Solis, groom’s-to-be mother; Perfecto M. Solis Jr., groom’s-to-be brother, and Viola Moore. Times courtesy photo PARENTS-TO-BE ARE JOINED BY FUTURE GRANDPARENTS: Marissa and Javier, center, are joined by their parents Ramon and Isabel Mendiola, left, and Aurora and Fernando Alarcon, right. Times courtesy photo ‘Fiesta de los novios’ shower attendants Elida Juarez and William B. Solis were honored with a shower Sept. 29. From left are Patricia Villarreal, Amparo Mejia, Elida, bride-elect, Leslie Villarreal, Crisanta Mussett, William, groom- elect, and Pablo Mejia. FUTURE PARENTS ARE JOINED BY HOSTS: Marissa and Javier Alarcon, seated center, are Times courtesy photo *Calendar joined by Victor Solis, David Juarez, Estela and Memo Garcia, Christy and Jerry Salinas, Levi (Continued from Page 5C) Oasis of Love Ministries, Vidal M. Trevino Magnet Cremar, Ben Salinas, Marcia Solis, Gabriela Morales, Maritza Mendoza and Olga Salinas. Laredo Center for the Arts, daily study of God’s word. School, 1701 Victoria St. will 500 San Agustin. Operating Prayer for the sick and bro- hold its annual Hispanic hours: Tuesday-Friday, 9 ken hearted, 1000 Tesoro Heritage Festival from 8:30 Buying an engagement ring is a peril a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 1 Lane. For information, call 723-1210. a.m. to 3 p.m. at Saint Peter’s Plaza. By GAILE ROBINSON and uation, for everybody telling people they got it at p.m.-5 p.m. Monday is Wednesday, Oct. 17 The League of United Latin- PATRICIA RODRIGUEZ involved. Grissom‘s.” closed. 7:30 p.m.: LULAC Council American Citizens Council Fort Worth Star-Telegram For women: Pretend you Of course, taste in jewelry is Oct. 14-19: Texas No. 7 meets first and third No. 12 will hold the seventh don‘t care, and you might end highly subjective. Women Watercolor Society Traveling Wednesday of the month at annual Recognition Dinner at FORT WORTH — Brad, a up with something that you often can‘t describe what Exhibit, Goodman Gallery 1720 Houston. 7 p.m. at the Laredo Civic never-married businessman hate, that doesn‘t suit you, makes a ring bad; they just and Exhibit Hall West, “Feasting on Light: Texas Center Ballroom. The 2001 in his 30s, spent six weeks that‘s just plain ugly. Make know it if they see it. Laredo Center for the Arts, A&M International Tejano Achievers will be rec- putting together his marriage too big a deal, and you come Jewelers say paying atten- 500 San Agustin. Operating University’s Fall 2001 Film ognized. For more informa- proposal. He rented the pent- across as spoiled and materi- tion to the bride-to-be‘s taste hours: Tuesday-Friday, 9 Festival” continues tonight at tion, call 326.2278 or email house suite of a ritzy Dallas alistic. in jewelry is crucial. And a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 7:30 p.m. in Bob Bullock firstname.lastname@example.org. hotel; he enlisted a prominent For men: There‘s the pres- that‘s a detail that escaped a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 1 Hall, room 101 with 1:15 p.m.: Los Amigos chef to cook a private dinner; sure to deliver that perfect poor Brad. p.m.-5 p.m. Monday is “Babette’s Feast.” A young Bridge Club meets on he rented a tuxedo, got a limo ring, hopefully the only one ”I‘m a cowboy. I‘ve got good closed. French woman comes to live Thursdays at the Northeast and sent his girlfriend to you‘ll ever buy and your taste in a lot of things, but I The Laredo Center for the with two spinsters in 19th Recreation Center, 320 Nordstrom to buy a nice intended will ever wear, and don‘t know anything about Arts invites artists to bring century Denmark, transform- Wyoming at McPherson Rd. dress. And he picked out a get it right on the first try. jewelry,” Brad says. He tried your artwork to the New ing their lives with one very For information, call Beverly ring he thought looked good Consider that most men have to make up for that by Artists’ Gift Shop. Join now special evening. For more Cantu 727-0589. — a 1.5-carat solitaire on a given no more thought to dia- researching diamonds, ask- and be part of the new ven- information, call 326-2471, Oasis of Love-Bible study, slender yellow-gold band. monds in their entire lifetime ing his mom for advice (she ture. For more information, 326-2610. Monday through Friday, 1000 Finally, the big night came. than the average sea urchin, unhelpfully said, ”Buy some- call 725-1715. The Meditation Group con- Tesoro Lane. For informa- ”She said she didn‘t know,” yet the guy is expected to thing nice”) and enlisting the Monday, Oct. 15 tinues from 1-1:45 p.m. at tion, call 723-1210 or 744- Oasis of Love-Bible study, Texas A&M International 7775. Brad says, nearly three head out alone, shopping help of a friend, a custom Monday through Friday, 1000 University, Building C, room Oasis of Love Ministries, months later. ”But then she solo for a major piece of jew- jeweler who made the ring. Tesoro Lane. For informa- 213. People interested in daily study of God’s Word. said if she ‘was‘ going to say elry his bride is expected to But he neglected noticing tion, call 723-1210 or 744- practicing meditation or Prayer for the sick and bro- yes, she sure would like the wear in perpetuity. that his girlfriend never wears 7775. learning to practice medita- ken hearted, 1000 Tesoro ring a lot better if it was in How did this happen? yellow gold. Oasis of Love Ministries, tion may come any or every Lane. For information, call platinum.” Blame romantic ideals. ”If I had been smart enough daily study of God’s word. week. The group is free and 723-1210. Are you listening, single ”Everyone still wants the to realize she wore mostly Prayer for the sick and bro- open to the public. For more Friday, Oct. 19 men of America? There ”is” surprise,” says Mary Haltom, silver jewelry, that might ken hearted, 1000 Tesoro information, email jcornelius- such a thing as a bad ring. of Fort Worth‘s Mary Haltom have helped,” he says. ”I just Lane. For information, call email@example.com or call 326- Saturday, Oct. 20 ”Sex and the City” finally Jewelers. thought wedding rings are 723-1210. 2622. Michelle Ann Salinas and brought this tickly issue into Still, these days, few supposed to be gold.” Tuesday, Oct. 16 Toastmasters International Joseph Comer Cottrell will be the open when Carrie, played women are completely sur- Brad had the ring reset, but The Women’s City Club will meets every Wednesday united in marriage at 5:30 by Sarah Jessica Parker, prised when a man proposes, she still hasn‘t said yes — be presenting Texas A&M evening at the H.E.B., corner p.m. in San Agustin wailed to her friends on the as many of them have helped but at least he knows it‘s not International University will of Del Mar and McPherson at Cathedral. A reception will season finale that boyfriend direct the purchase of the the ring. the Nursing Scholarship 6:30 for one hour. Visitors follow at San Agustin Aidan was preparing to give ring. Patrick Grissom, a part- Some smart companies are Endowment Fund and Gift are welcome. Objective is to Ballroom of La Posada Hotel. her ”a bad ring.” ner at Grissom‘s Jewelers in making it easy, if not blatant- Agreement from 10 a.m. - work on improving communi- Elisa Sara Schwartz ”It‘s pear-shaped with a gold Fort Worth, says that the ly obvious, for brides-to-be noon in Killam Library 319 cation skills. Piñeyro and Erick Rene band!” said Carrie in horror, majority of men come in with to advise their grooms-to-be. (Great Room). For more Oasis of Love-Bible study, Santos will be united in mar- never afraid to be the role someone for help — a sister, Zales.com and information, call 326-2175. Monday through Friday, 1000 riage at San Martin De model for female shallow- mother, friend or even the Mondera.com, for instance, The 19th annual obser- Tesoro Lane. For information Porres Catholic Church with ness. bride herself. More than half have e-mail options on every vance of World Food Day will call 723-1210 or 744-7775. a reception to follow at the The bad ring was a cheap- the engagement rings bought engagement ring photo on be held at noon in the Killam Oasis of Love Ministries, Executive Club. looking cubic zirconia on a at Harry Winston are chosen their Web sites. A window- Library Great Room at Texas daily study of God’s Word. Sunday, Oct. 21 brushed-gold band. And by the couple together, says shopping woman can simply A&M International University. Prayer for the sick and bro- The United South High while she stewed over Jim Haag, Winston‘s director click on a picture and send it A traditional meal of rice and ken hearted, 1000 Tesoro School Silver Steppers will whether to accept his propos- of global marketing. instantly to her paramour, beans will be served. For Lane. For information call host an arts/crafts/col- al — and the bad ring — he All this direction and sug- leaving no doubt as to what more information, call 723- 723-1210. lectibles/vendors show, 10 secretly subbed it out for a gestion should cut down on she likes. 3725. For those who want to stop a.m. to 6 p.m., at the United stunner. When he presented the number of bad rings out Those who don‘t take the Laredo Duplicate Bridge drinking, the Gratitude Group South High School cafeteria. the new ring, a Harry Winston there, and some jewelers direct approach may end up Club meets on Tuesdays at of Alcoholics Anonymous Admission is free and open square-shaped, emerald-cut, believe it does. wishing they had. the Laredo National Bank at meets at noon and at 8 p.m. to the public. Also, limited 3.27-carat solitaire on a sim- ”I‘m pretty cautious, and I Laura Thomas, a Dallas- 7:15 p.m. Contact Gus at 4100 San Bernardo Ave. space is still available for ple platinum band, it was Yes, don‘t let anybody pick any- based special-events produc- Becker at 727-7028. For those who have to live vendors. If interested call yes. Kiss, kiss. (In reality, this thing that‘s off the wall,” er, considered herself such a Oasis of Love-Bible study, with an alcoholic, the 727-8818. Proceeds from the ”good ring” would cost Patrick Grissom says of cus- feminist that she wasn‘t even Monday through Friday, 1000 Serenity Group of Alanon event will assist the Silver $60,000.) tomers who come in unaided. sure she wanted a wedding Tesoro Lane. For informa- meets at 6:30 p.m. at 4100 Steppers toward expenses Frankly, the whole engage- ”Quite honestly, if the ring is band, but she finally agreed tion, call 723-1210 or 744- San Bernardo Ave. with forthcoming competi- ment ring deal is a no-win sit- atrocious, I don‘t want them she would wear one. 7775. Thursday, Oct. 18 tions.
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