John Graham Memorial Donations – If you wish to make a donation to CCA Texas in memory of John Graham, please do so by contacting Liz Bosmans at (713) 626-4222 for credit card transactions, or by writing a check to CCA Texas, c/o Liz Bosmans, 6919 Portwest Dr., Ste. 100, Houston, TX 77024. Please be sure to include a note with your intentions and also note “John Graham” in the memo of the check.”
CURRENTS – June/July 2019
The San Antonio Chapter’s 40th Annual Banquet was another record setter! Congratulations to banquet chairman Robert Lozano, co-chair Byron Buzzini and their committee members for putting on another over the top event! We want to thank all of our faithful sponsors and hard-working volunteers for making this banquet the best of them all. Mark your calendar for next year’s event on April 30, 2020. Rush Truck Centers won this year’s Early Bird Table Buyer Drawing and they took home a Weatherby Creedmore 6.5 Rifle. Be sure to buy your tables early and get yourself in the mix for next year’s drawing. Josh Harris won the Audi TT Roadster, Matt Ehrlich won the Shiner Beers Polaris 570 UTV, Bill Kirchoff won our Jeep Wrangler from Jordan Ford, Bill Cook and Maximum Altitude. That was one heck of a jeep! Our Grand Prize 2019 Shallow Stalker Boat, Motor and Trailer from Golf Coast Marine were won by Brian Ogle. We also had 130 plus winners from our $5 Raffle, Silent Auction, Cutting Board Auction, 5 Handgun Raffle, and 10 Gun Raffle. But the biggest winner of the night was CCA Texas! CCA San Antonio thanks all of our patrons for their continued support of our banquet, without them this would never work.
Mark your calendars: August 7, 2019 we will be having our next General Membership Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at the Barn Door Restaurant. Our guest speaker for the evening will be Capt. Chris Bush from The Speckled Truth Blog. Capt. Bush will be speaking on some of the tactics that he uses to land that special trout we all fish for. Lastly, remember to Wet-A-Line with your family and friends!
President: Rick Neitzel
VP Banquet Chair: Robert Lozano
Treasurer: Tom Akin
VP Banquet Co-Chair: Bryon Buzzini
Secretary: Liz Hewett
VP Sponsorships: Tim Kiker
Sargent at Arms: Mark Luitjen
VP Youth Activities: Beth Vacek
The 2019 San Antonio Banquet was held May 2. Thank you to all that came out and showed support. Stay tuned for 2020 ticketing and information.
The 3rd Annual “Hooked on Golf” Tournament was held on September 28. Thank you to all of the golfers that came out to support our future generation and CCA Texas.
The San Antonio Chapter of CCA was founded in 1979 as the Southwest Chapter of GCCA. From the very beginning, the San Antonio Chapter has been at the forefront of fundraising and policy making for CCA. Although located approximately 130 miles from the coast, the San Antonio Chapter consists of approximately 4,000 men, women and children who fish from Port O’Connor to Port Isabel. It is this diverse membership with ties to such a large portion of the Texas coast that has allowed the San Antonio Chapter to lead the way in CCA conservation efforts. Today, the San Antonio Chapter of CCA is the largest fundraising chapter in the nation, grossing over $1 million in our 2015 banquet. The San Antonio Chapter of CCA welcomes participation in its efforts from those interested in making positive impact on our coastal resources.
We are proud to once again recognize our sponsors for 2016. Many of the companies listed below are returning sponsors from last year. To them we say thanks again and to the new ones for this year, welcome and thank you. These companies and individuals provide additional dollars to support CCA efforts in Texas. We are proud to have them with us tonight. Please take a moment to thank them during the course of tonight’s activities.
Academy Sports + Outdoors
Water Exploration Company
Ben E. Keith
Forum Construction Co.
Lone Star Paving
WellMed Senior Services & Pallicare
Valero Energy Foundation