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This Week's Program for August 27
Accelerating Rural Community Economies
Location: Rockport Country Club

Guests - $10 - Please register and Pay Now


  • 11:30 - Lunch Buffet starts
  • 12 noon - Meeting starts promptly
  • 12:10-12:40 - Presentation
  • 12:40-12:55 - Discussion/Questions/Comments
  • 1:00 - Adjourn

Presenters may include:

  • Dr. Gregory Pogue, Deputy Executive Director of IC2, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Dr. John E. Gamble, Dean, College of Business, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
  • Russell R. Franques, Director, Coastal Bend Business Innovation Center, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Why are the IC2 Institute and Coastal Bend Business Innovation Center reaching out?
  • Get to know rural and small cities – directly;
  • Understand community challenges;
  • Determine regional opportunities;
  • Explore common models for economic prosperity; and
  • Re-think entrepreneurship to fit rural/small city exigencies.
Next Week's Program September 3
Location: Aransas County Library
  • Hummberbird Celebration with Chamber staff
It will be a brown bag, bring your own lunch meeting.  Yvonne Perez has signed up to bring Dessert.