Jennifer M.
Perales, CPA


 
Message from the President
It was nice to see so many of you at our kick-off luncheon. I enjoyed seeing the mixing and mingling. I would like to give a special thank you to Professor Anne-Marie Lelkes, CPA, for bringing a tableful of TAMUK students. If you haven’t been to a monthly luncheon in a while please come out and join us. I would be happy to welcome you. But if luncheons are hard to make because of schedule conflicts don’t worry we have a lot of activities planned for this year’s 70th anniversary.

The chapter also received a special gift from our colleagues in the San Angelo Chapter of TSCPA. Their chapter recently voted to donate $700 from the net revenue from their September member event to the Corpus Christi Chapter to assist with hurricane relief and recovery. Our chapter board approved matching this donation to make a greater impact in our local community.

In the spirit of giving back, we have THREE opportunities for service lined up for those who are able to donate clothing, hygiene products, and time to assist those in need in our community. Read on for details about how you can participate.

I’m looking forward to seeing you at our next luncheon on Oct. 20 for TSCPA’s Legislative Update. You won’t want to miss out on this engaging and informative presentation. Come dressed in your best ‘50s getup to mark the first full decade of CCTSCPA’s existence.

And finally, I want to draw your attention to our call for nominations for next year’s chapter leadership. If you’ve been looking for a rewarding way to give back to your profession, service on the chapter board is a great way to start. Details are included below.

Please share your ideas and thoughts with me at jennifer@adamsoncpafirm.com. I want to hear from you.

As always, thank you for your membership!

Jennifer M. Perales, CPA
2017-2018 Chapter President
 
 
Legislative Update
October 20
CPE hours: 1

TSCPA’s popular Legislative Update will be shared at the next chapter luncheon. John Sharbaugh, CAE, and TSCPA Managing Director of Regulation and Legislation will provide details on TSCPA’s successes when working on your behalf during in the 2017 legislative session. Register by Oct. 13 to save your spot.
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Personal and Professional Ethics for Texas CPAs
November 3
CPE hours: 4

Is this your year to meet the ethics requirement for your license renewal?

Mark your calendar and register today for a live, TSBPA-approved ethics program at the Ortiz Center on Friday, Nov. 3.
 
 
Clients’ Motivations for Estate Planning
November 17
1 CPE hour | Luncheon
At Ortiz Center
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Welcome New and Returning Members
Wilson Carter, Student Member
Christopher Hasson, Student Member
Silvia Medrano, Student Member
Flo Moore, Academic Affiliate
Cesar Robledo, Student Member

 
 
Scholarship Application Deadline – Oct. 13
Interested accounting students should take advantage of the chapter’s scholarship program and submit their applications for 2017 scholarships by Oct. 13. Scholarships will be awarded in December. Download a Scholarship Application
 
 
Connect and Serve Our Community
As CPAs, we care about the public and community that we serve. CCTSCPA has lined up three opportunities for community service in October. Give to a clothing and hygiene supply drive at the October 20 luncheon and/or physically help with clean-up on October 14 or 21 in areas hit by the hurricane. The more we give, the more we help. Learn More
 
 
Get Involved. Make a Difference. Expand Your Network.
Your membership value increases when you get involved! You can shape the future direction of CCTSCPA and the services we provide to members, all while making new connections. Now is the time to volunteer and submit your nominations for the 2018-19 leadership! Submit Nominations for Chapter Leaders
 
 
Need a Master Tax Guide?
Did you know CCTSCPA members save on CCH resources, including the Master Tax Guide? Put the buying power of your professional association to good use! Access all CCH Savings Offers
 
 
Hurricane Recovery
Work to recover from the devastating flooding that followed Hurricane Harvey is continuing. There is a wealth of information available to members and to the public at the TSCPA Hurricane Harvey Assistance page. That segment of the website is continually updated with items such as IRS notices about deadline extensions for affected individuals, recovery resources and much more.

A CPA is answering members’ questions in real time and publishing them online.
 
 
October Birthdays
Julie Huang, 1
Bernadette Hardcastle, 2
Veronica Toomey, 2
Vicki Pannone, 3
Darrell Thompson, 3
Debbie Farris, 5
Christy Klokker, 5
Rose De La Cerda, 6
Jan Geyer, 6
Audrey Hagemann, 6
Steven Tillinger, 8
Dianne Wilder, 10
Patricia Brink, 11
Laila Coalson, 12
Eric Hamon, 12
Danny Heinich, 12
Lloyd Krumrey, 12
Scott Morris, 12
Nick Johnson, 14
Brenda McElwee, 14
Sonya Wolda, 14
Craig Schkade, 17
Charoenrat Kaewmanorom, 18
Rachel Dehn, 20
Misty Mata, 20
Alyssa Monette, 20
Judy Hays, 21
Diana Bost, 22
Patricia Bryant, 22
Clayton Caskey, 22
Natalie Klostermann, 22
Bobbie Wood-Hughes, 22
Julie Buckley, 23
James Kim, 23
April Howington, 24
Brittney Brady, 27
Nita Jayroe, 27
Sam Ferris, 29
Robert Hart, 29
Leah Wiggins, 29
Robby Zeidan, 29
Michael Kieschnick, 30
Travis Nelson, 30
 

 

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