Corpus Christi Chapter of the Texas Society of CPAs
June 2017
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Welcome New Members
Samantha Padilla, CPA

June Birthdays
Kay Altheide, 2
Amy Hernandez, 2
Martha Hornsby, 2
Elma Lindial, 2
Vic Reeves, 5
Phillip Willms, 5
Randy Poelma, 7
David Hawley, 8
Jerry Van Beveren, 9
Kendra Kinnison, 10
Donielle Roberts, 12
Alfonsas Zankas, 16
Dee Dee Floyd, 18
Rhonda Eimer, 19
Ron Park, 19
Jim Fay, 20
Zita Skurka, 21
Twyla Bazaldua, 23
Gladys Bonnes, 24
Marta Gaddis, 24
Leon McNinch, 24
Chris Rote, 25
Mabel Byrnes, 27
Danielle Chambers, 27
Annette Flores, 27
Lucie Harris, 27
Johnnie Ray Seale, 27
Louise Day, 28
Eva Pena, 28
Lea Ann Colwell, 29
Hal Arnold, 30
Donald Henicke, 30
Anthony Juarez, 30

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Message from the President
Jennifer Perales
Jennifer Perales, CPA
Happy New Year from CCTSCPA! Your chapter board is busy planning programs to help you get the most value from your membership. We have our eyes on more CPE, more community engagement, and more opportunities for you to connect with your colleagues.

We have a special self defense offering this month that’s open to members and their colleagues, friends, and families. You can find details below. We want to help you stay safe and sound!

Don’t forget to renew your membership in TSCPA and the chapter before August 31. Renewal notices have been sent by email and mail. If you have not received your copy, contact TSCPA (email Thanks to you and your support as a member, we are able to better represent and serve CPAs in the Coastal Bend area!

Read on for a report of last year’s successes as a chapter, as well as our upcoming meeting dates. I’m looking forward to another great CCTSCPA year!

Jennifer Perales, CPA
Chapter President 2017-18

June 24 – Self Defense Course at Cole Park
CCTSCPA has invited a Krav Maga instructor to teach a self defense workshop at Cole Park on Saturday, June 24 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. All equipment is provided, and participants receive a special defense tool to carry with you. Just bring a $40 registration fee (cash or check), a towel or yoga mat for the ground work, and a water bottle. Wear comfortable clothing, tennis shoes (no sandals or flip flops), NO jewelry, and sunscreen. Help us know how many to expect by emailing by June 10 to let us know you plan to be there.

Chapter Recognizes Members and Reports on Successes
Congratulations and thanks are in order for those who received awards for their service in 2016-17 and those who helped shape the direction of the chapter.

Congratulations to Jennifer Perales, Young CPA of the Year; Kim Green, Outstanding Committee Chairman; Susie Sullivan, Outstanding Service; and, Jeff Smith, Distinguished Public Service.

Many thanks to the 2016-17 chapter board of directors for their service under the dedicated leadership of Immediate Past President Misty Mata!

Kim Green Award Jennifer Perrales and Jeff Smith
Misty Mata and Jen Perrales Susie Sullivan and Misty Mata
Jeff Smith and Jennifer Perrales  

Read the chapter’s 2016-17 Year-End Report

Congratulations to TSCPA 50-Year Fellow
CCTSCPA member Norman H. Ransleben, achieved 50-year fellow status at TSCPA! Mr. Ransleben has been a member of TSCPA for 50 continuous years. We are honored to serve the CPA profession with you and thank you for your continued trust and dedication to TSCPA!

Shred-it Savings For Members
CCTSCPA members now benefit from savings on secure document shredding with Shred-it. Take care of your document disposal and save a little money while you’re at it!
Find more details.

2017-2018 Chapter Event Schedule
Be sure to add these upcoming events to your calendar now! All luncheons will be held at the Ortiz Center. We’re also adding some eight-hour CPE seminars soon – watch for more details coming soon!

September 22, 2017
October 20, 2017
November 17, 2017
January 19, 2018
February 3, 2018 Tax Conference at the Education Service Center
February 23, 2018
March 23, 2018
May 18, 2018

Happy Birthday, CCTSCPA!
We’re 70! And 70 looks good on us. That’s seven decades of working for CPAs in the Coastal Bend. Watch for special history fun facts and milestones in your monthly newsletter and on our chapter Facebook page as we celebrate our successes together as a chapter.

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Chapter luncheons will return this fall. Stay tuned for updates and registration reminders before then! Connect to CCTSCPA on Facebook and ensure you don’t miss out on any of the fun!
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