DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(091621)-HISPANIC HERITAGE OF ODESSA KICKOFF

ODESSA, TEXAS/SEPTEMBER 16, 2021-HISPANIC HERITAGE OF ODESSA HELD ITS ANNUAL VAQUERO BREAKFAST AT DOS AMIGOS, ON WEDNESDAY, SETEMBER 15TH, 2021 TO KICKOFF HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH.

HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH WAS SIGNED INTO LAW IN 1988 BY PRESIDENT RONALD REAGAN AND IS CELEBRATED FROM SEPTEMBER 15TH THROUGH OCTOBER 16TH.

(CINDY DELGADO, HISPANIC HERITAGE OF ODESSA-MADRINA 2019/MADRINA DE HERENCIA)

(BROOKS LANDGRAF, STATE REPRESENTATIVE, DISTRICT 81)

HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH CONTINUED WITH EVENING FESTIVITIES WITH VARIOUS DANCES OF MEXICO FROM THE BALLET FOLKORICO AND SONGS FROM WEST TEXAS MARIACHI FORAJIDO.

THE EVENT FEATURED STUDENTS FROM PERMIAN HIGH SCHOOL READ EXCEPTS FROM EL GRITO DE DOLORES.

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(LILLIANA MARQUEZ, HISPANIC HERITAGE OF ODESSA-PRESIDENT)

THE NIGHT ENDED WITH SINGING AND DANCING AND FEATURED SPECIAL GUEST PATRICIA PADILLA – THE SINGING VOICE FOR THE CELIA CRUZ TELEMUNDO SERIES.

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MANY EVENTS ARE SCHEDULED FROM NOW THROUGH OCTOBER 16TH . VISIT HISPANIC HERITAGE OF ODESSA ON FACEBOOK FOR THE SCHEDULE OF EVENTS.

FOR DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS, DANNY BARRERA

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DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(091521)-JUVENILE EXITS MOVING VEHICLE DURING ARGUMENT

ODESSA, TEXAS/SEPTEMBER 15, 2021-ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15TH, 2021 SOMETIME BETWEEN 9:30AM AND 10:00AM A SINGLE CAR CRASH OCCURRED AT 11TH AND GOLDER NEAR ODESSA HIGH SCHOOL. ODESSA POLICE CONFIRMED THAT A FEMALE JUVENILE WAS ARGUING WITH HER MOTHER, THEN EXITED THE MOVING VEHICLE CLOSE TO THE INTERSECTION.  ODESSA POLICE, ECTOR COUNTY ISD POLICE AND ODESSA FIRE RESCUE RESPONDED TO THE CRASH. AT THIS TIME THE FEMALE JUVENILE DID NOT SUSTAIN LIFE-THREATENING INJURIES, BUT WAS TRANSPORTED LUBBOCK. NO CHARGES FILED AND NO OTHER INJURIES REPORTED. THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES.

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DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(091421)-CITY OF ODESSA DOWNTOWN MASTER PLAN TOWNHALL

ODESSA, TEXAS/SEPTEMBER 14, 2021-A PLANNING AND DESIGN FIRM OUT OF LUBBOCK IS BRINGING BACK TO LIFE A MASTER PLAN THAT WAS ADOPTED BY THE CITY OF ODESSA IN 2016.

KIMLEY-HORN AND ASSOCIATES, ONE OF THE NATION’S PREMIER PLANNING AND DESIGN CONSULTANTS IS HOLDING A TOWNHALL-WORKSHOP SOLICITING OPINIONS FROM THE RESIDENTS ODESSA ON HOW TO IMPROVE SPECIFIC AREAS OF DOWNTOWN.

(MONICA POWELL, KIMLEY-HORN AND ASSOCIATES, LUBBOCK, TEXAS)

RESIDENTS THAT PARTICIPATED AT THE TOWNHALL-WORKSHOP EITHER IN PERSON OR LIVESTREAM, WERE INTERESTED IN HOUSING IN THE DOWNTOWN AREA AS WELL AS MORE DINING AND ENTERTAINMENT.

(MONICA POWELL, KIMLEY-HORN AND ASSOCIATES, LUBBOCK, TEXAS)

THE ODESSA MARRIOTT HOTEL AND CONFERENCE CENTER IS THE CENTERPIECE FOR INCREASE DEVELOPMENT IN AND AROUND THE HOTEL AND IS IMPORTANT FOR THE REVITALIZATION OF DOWNTOWN ODESSA.

(MONICA POWELL, KIMLEY-HORN AND ASSOCIATES, LUBBOCK, TEXAS)

RESIDENTS WERE ABLE TO SEE VARIOUS IMAGES AND DISPLAYS OF THE VARIOUS STYLES OF REVITALIZATION OF DOWNTOWN AREAS.

(DEVIN SANCHEZ, DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS-CITY OF ODESSA, TEXAS)

THE DOWNTOWN MASTERPLAN TOWNHALL MEETING WILL CONCLUDED ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15TH, 2021 WITH THE FINAL PRESENTATION BEGINNING AT 3PM.

FOR DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS, DANNY BARRERA.

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DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(091221)-OC/TTUHSC EARLY DECISION ARTICULATION AGREEMENT

ODESSA, TEXAS/SEPTEMBER 12, 2021-ODESSA COLLEGE AND TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER SCHOOL OF NURSING OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCED THEIR EARLY DECISION ARTICULATION AGREEMENT. THIS PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT IS A PATHWAY FOR OC NURSING STUDENTS TO EARN A BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING THROUGH TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER IN APPROXIMTELY 3 YEARS.

(SHARON CANNON, REGIONAL DEAN OF NURSING-TEXAS TECH UHSC)

THE GOAL OF THE OC-TEXAS TECH UHSC PARTNERSHIP IS TO A PROVIDE NURSING STUDENTS A PATHWAY TO A BACHELOR DEGREE IN SCIENCE AND KEEP GRADUATING NURSING STUDENTS IN THE AREA TO PROVIDE THE BEST HEALTH CARE FOR THE COMMUNITY.

(ALLISA CORNELIUS, DIRECTOR OF NURSING-ODESSA COLLEGE)

STUDENTS RECEIVED A TEXAS TECH UHSC PATCH, WHICH WILL BE WORN ON THEIR ODESSA COLLEGE SCRUBS WHILE THEY COMPLETE THEIR ASSOCIATE DEGREE AT OC. SOME OF THESE STUDENTS WILL  GRADUATE FROM OC IN DECEMBER 2021.

(JENNIFER WHITE, 4TH SEMESTER NURSING STUDENT-GRADUATING IN DECEMBER 2021)

DURING THE CEREMONY, OC NURSING STUDENTS WHO HAVE COMPLETED THEIR DECLARATION OF INTENT TO ENTER THE TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER SCHOOL OF NURSING RN TO BSN PROGRAM WERE RECOGNIZED.

(JENNIFER WHITE, 4TH SEMESTER NURSING STUDENT-GRADUATING IN DECEMBER 2021)

SINCE THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF THIS PARTNERSHIP, 28 OC STUDENT HAVE COMPLETED THEIR DECLARATION OF INTENT AND PLAN ON ATTENDING TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER AFTER GRADUATION.

FOR DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS, DANNY BARRERA

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