THE NEXT 5 FOR Networking 1. "Pink Party" A Special BOTC Benefit Mixer: Join us for a Pink Party presented by The Retreat to benefit the American Cancer Society. This special Business off the Clock Benefit Mixer will take place at Wonders Bar & Grill on Tuesday, October 23 from 5:30 to 7:30 in the evening. Those in attendance will enjoy appetizers, beverages (cash bar), door prizes and networking while raising awareness for and supporting a great cause. A minimum donation of $10 is required to attend; for more information, contact Efrain Franco, Jr. (efrain@ unitedcorpuschristichamber. com) or call The Retreat at 361.452.9990. 2. State of the Port: With Seize the opportunity to make new connections within the Chamber Five member events to attend this quarter 21 BUSINESS MATTERS | FALL 2018 a straight, 47' deep channel and strategic location on the western Gulf of Mexico, Port Corpus Christi provides quick access to the Gulf, the United States inland waterway system and the world beyond. Without a doubt, Port Corpus Christi is an economic engine supporting the Coastal Bend. Sure to once again attract a sold-out crowd, the State of the Port Address, presented by Gulf Coast Growth Ventures, will entail an informative keynote presentation from Charles W. Zahn, Jr., Chair of the Port Corpus Christi Commission. A limited number of tables and tickets are still available for purchase, click here or contact Gargi Bhowal (gargi@ unitedcorpuschristichamber.com) for more information.