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    Name: Salute to the Military presented by Walmart
    Date: July 26, 2018
    Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM CDT
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:
    Join the United Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce for the annual Salute to the Military Luncheon presented by Walmart, featuring Keynote Speaker Florent "Flo" Groberg.   

    On August 8, 2012, Florent was on his second deployment to Afghanistan when he made a split-second decision that prevented greater catastrophe and changed his life forever. His selfless display of courage in tackling a suicide bomber while protecting a command team on that fateful day earned him the Medal of Honor, and the distinction as the 10th living American to receive the nation’s top award for valor in combat since the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. Today, as director of veteran’s outreach at Boeing and LinkedIn’s veteran’s program spokesperson, he is a powerful and prominent advocate for veterans’ issues.  Click here to read more about Florent!


    Thank you, 2018 Salute to the Military Sponsors!
    Presented By: Walmart
    Gold Sponsor: Mike Shaw Kia / Mike Shaw Toyota
    Military Table Sponsor: Unique HR
    Silver Sponsors: First Community Bank; American Bank; AG/CM, Inc.; Flint Hills Resources; Security Service Federal Credit Union; and Spectra at the Ortiz Center
    Bronze Sponsors: AEP Texas; City of Corpus Christi; Corpus Christi International Airport; Radiology Associates LLP; R.H. Shackelford; Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi; and Whataburger, Inc.
    Veterans Table Sponsor: Corpus Christi Harley-Davidson; and Sames Ford 
    Multimedia Sponsor: Turner Ramirez Architects
    Military Legacy Scholarship Founding Sponsor: Whataburger, Inc.
    Military Legacy Scholarship Sustaining Partners: IBC Bank; and Olivarri & Associates
    Valet Sponsor: Jack 'Gary' Alspaugh Insurance Agency
    Signature Events 2018 Season Pass Holders: Charter Bank; Elan Corpus Christi; Navy Army Community Credit Union; New York Life Insurance- Jimmy Rivera; Perrone, Trigger & Associates, PC; Salazar Investments; State Representative Todd Hunter; Texas State Aquarium; USS Lexington; Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend; 
    ZJZ Hospitality, Inc.; and FASTSIGNS
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    Location:
    Solomon P. Ortiz Center
    402 Harbor Drive
    Corpus Christi, TX 78401
    Date/Time Information:
    Thursday, July 26, 2018
    11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    (Doors open at 11:00 a.m.)
    Contact Information:
    Gargi Bhowal
    Fees/Admission:
    TABLE OF 8
    Chamber Members: $800*
    Non-Members: $850


    TICKETS
    Chamber Members: $75
    Non-Members: $85

    *Reflects post-C2C Campaign pricing; the C2C Campaign ended on May 25, 2018.
     
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