This year's keynote speaker is Abel A. Chavez
President of Our Lady of the Lake University
The Dr. Hector P. Garcia Memorial Foundation is hosting its signature event Friday, January 20, 2023
at the American Bank Center (Henry Garrett Ballroom) at 11:00 a.m., (program will stat at 11:15 am),
1901 N. Shoreline Blvd., Corpus Christi, Texas. Complimentary valet parking will be provided.
We are honored to have invited as Keynote Speaker, Dr. Abel A. Chavez, MBA, Phd,
the Tenth President of Our Lady of the Lake University.
The proceeds are used for scholarships, a recent $50,000 donation to Christus Health for indigent
care services at the Dr. Hector P. Garcia Memorial Family Health Clinic that opened in 2017,
assistance to needy veterans and continuing the effort for the Dr. Hector P. Garcia Center at
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, which will display memorabilia from Dr. Hector’s
life as well as access to his entire digitized collection.
The Foundation has provided over $300,000.00 in scholarships to local and state students.