The DRHCC was represented at the TAMACC Quarterly meeting by Ms Dora Alcala, Education Director and Ms Otila Gonzalez, Immediate Past President of the DRHCC. The organization met in Corpus Christi, Texas June 14-15.
On Friday June 14 the sessions consisted of presentations of business practices by Corpus Christi’sDowntown Management District Director Alyssa Barrera Mason who shared how her organization has worked to revitalize downtown Corpus. The Military task force and Corpus Christi Army Depot presented how they work with the United Corpus Christi C f C to benefit the city. The group also heard from the Port Authority and how it impacts the city.
The Saturday session convened on the USS Lexington for the Board of Directors’ meeting. Reports from members of the Board included welcoming the new Hayes County chapter as new members of TAMACC ,report on the legislative session, the importance of Census 2020, the effects of US Tariffs on Mexico, to name a few.
Realizing how relations between the US and Mexico affect the economy of both countries, the group proposed that a meeting be held in Mexico City in October and for member chambers to recruit City officials and business enterprises to attend. There will be more information on this proposal later.
Remember the Annual Hispanic Business Convention of Texas in San Marcos, Texas August 1-3. Register early for the Early Bird rate and reserve your hotel rooms early.