10th Annual Administrative Professional's Day Luncheon
The Rotary Club of Southside Corpus Christi hosted its 10th Annual Administrative Professional's Day Fundraiser Luncheon to benefit wheelchair ramps construction, scholarships to Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, the Early Act First Knight educational program, and to support club operations on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at noon at the Corpus Christi Country Club. Administrative Assistants were treated to a beautiful luncheon, dessert, an engaging speaker, and great door prizes.
This year's keynote speaker was Debbie Lindsey-Opel, founder of local communications consulting firm Three Dimensional Development. Debbie has served on the Corpus Christi Business and Job Development Board, the Nueces County Beach Management Advisory Committee, the Flour Bluff ISD Athletic Booster Club, the Mayor's Interagency Committee, the Corpus Christi Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and the Coastal Bend Business Innovation Center Board. Her past experience includes 8 1/2 years with H-E-B as Director of Public Affairs for the South Texas Region, and 10 years of service with the City of Corpus Christi. Debbie is a graduate of Louisiana State University-Shreveport and earned her Masters of Business Administration at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. In addition to her work as a communication consultant, Debbie is also a popular motivational keynote speaker who has trained with several renowned public speaking professionals.
The Rotary Club of Southside Corpus Christi would like to recognize our Small Business and Corporate sponsors for this event:
Goodwill Industries of South Texas
Nueces County Sheriff’s Office
TAMU-CC Associate Vice President and Comptroller
TAMU-CC College of Business
TAMU-CC College of Science and Engineering
TAMU-CC Finance and Administration
TAMU-CC College of Nursing and Health Sciences
We would also like to thank our local media for their coverage of the event:
Special thanks to the following businesses and/or individuals who donated door prize items:
4 Chicks in the Park
Anthony's Aveda Salon
Atelier Salon
Art Museum of South Texas
Boots N Britches
Corpus Christi Country Club
Corpus Christi Hooks
HuDat Noodle House
Jason's Deli
Maggie's Italian Restaurant
Mission Ridge Nursing and Rehab
Nina's Jewelry
Nolan's Original Poorboys
Republic Beverage
Schlitterbahn Water Park
The Blossom Shop
Various Friends of Rotary
This event would not be possible without the following Southside Corpus Christi Rotarians who served on the Event Committee: Michelle Maresh-Fuehrer, Scott Sutherland, and Erasmo Nava.
Special thank you to Debbie Lindsey-Opel for the fantastic keynote speech, and Gary Blum for providing photography services.