Hawkins Squadron Online Meeting, Thursday, July 9: Got Oysters?


ClaudiaPlease join us Thursday evening, July 9, at 1900 for a special presentation at the Charles E Hawkins Squadron meeting in Galveston by Claudia Schinnie (right), Research Assistant in the Seafood Safety Lab at Texas A&M University at Galveston. Ms. Schinnie will discuss the lab’s oyster testing program, that works to maintain the safety and quality of one of this region’s signature seafood sources. The meeting will be held over Zoom, and attendees can either join online with a webcam and the Zoom application, or by audio only using a regular phone.

Everyone is welcome to join us on that evening. Detailed login info for the meeting will be forthcoming.

The Texas Navy Association is a private, 501(c)(3) organization, dedicated to preserving and promoting the historical legacy of the naval forces of the Republic of Texas, 1835-46. The mission of the Texas Navy Association is to preserve and promote an appreciation of the historic character and heroic acts of the Texas Navy; to promote travel by visitors to historical sites and areas in which the Texas Navy operated; to conduct, in the broadest sense, a public relations campaign to create a responsible and accurate image of Texas; and to encourage Texas communities, organizations, and individuals, as well as governmental entities, to participate with actions and money, in pursuit of these goals. Membership in the Texas Navy Association is open to all persons age 16 and over who have an interest in Texas history and want to help support the goals of the organization.

In Galveston, the Charles E. Hawkins Squadron was organized in the fall of 2016, and meets on the second Thursday in odd-numbered months.

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