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Skippers Corner

Dear HMC Members,


We are pleased to provide you with recaps of both the HMC Annual Golf Tournament and the HMC Annual Fishing Tournament! This issue is filled with information and photos from both events, and sure to be very entertaining. 


We are also pleased to let you know that the HMC’s Annual Holiday Party will be held on December 15, 2021. Please save the date, and keep reading for all the details!


Lastly, please remember that the HMC depends on its members to actively participate and pay dues in order to function. We urge you to stay involved and please register on the new website if you have not already done so. Instructions on how to log onto the new website for the first time are below. There will be plenty of opportunities to get involved with the upcoming Holiday Party!


Yours faithfully,

Claire E. B. Garza



Golf Tournament Recap

The HMC’s Annual Golf Tournament was held on September 22, 2021, at Wildcat Golf Club, and it couldn’t have been a more perfect day for golf! After a day on the course, attendees enjoyed a fajita lunch and a raffle filled with great prizes.


A big thank you to all of our wonderful sponsors (Rimkus, SEK, Array, Lockton, Blank Rome, KTA, SEA, RSG, Epic Crew Law Firm, Bayshore, Great American, Brown Sims, US Legal, Genesis, Moinot Insurance Group, Business Interruptions Consulting, and Wesley Bryan), who helped make the tournament possible!


Congratulations to the top three finishers:

1st Place: Team Marsh Wortham (Wesley Bryan, Devin Lefebvre, Dana Piazza, Graham Jenks)

2nd Place: Team SBSB Law (Melissa Anderson, Scott Anderson, Joey Dryden, Robert Vining)

3rd Place:  Team TMI (Kevin McKnight, Liz Schroeder, Ron Ellis, Mark Brown)


Congratulations to the competition winners:

Putting Contest: Ashely Alberts

Longest Drive: Christie Pappas

Closest to the Pin: Drew Edwards



20th Annual Fishing Tournament Recap

The HMC’s 20th Annual Saltwater Fishing Tournament was held on Friday, October 15, 2021. After a great day on the water, anglers, members, and friends of the Cub attended the official weigh-in and happy hour at Cabo in Clear Lake. We can’t wait for next year’s tournament! Thank you to all the anglers and sponsors (Business Interruptions Consulting & Tim Strickland)! A special thank you to Past Skipper Tim Strickland for his unwavering support of the HMC and making this event a huge success each year!


Congratulations to the Tournament Winners:

Big Ugly- Team SBSB #1

Big Red- Team SBSB #1 (5.14 lbs)

Big Flounder- Team SBSB #1 (1.10 lbs)

Big Trout-  Team Epic (3.09 lbs)


First Place Heavy Stringer- Team SBSB #1

Second Place Heavy Stringer- Team SBSB #2

Third Place Heavy Stringer- Team McGriff

Upcoming Events



Where: McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood, Uptown Park

When: December 15, 2021

Tariff: $50

Come out for fantastic food, drinks, company, and raffle items! More details on sponsorship opportunities and raffle item donations to follow!

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Houston Maritime Center 2021 Gala

A Friendly Dues Reminder

The 2021-2022 membership year is in full swing! The Officers and Board ask you and your companies to please continue to support the Mariners Club through payment of your dues. As discussed in relation to the new website, each member will need to complete the initial login process, which includes payment of dues. We strongly encourage each of you to complete the initial process as soon as possible, as the website will be utilized as a communications hub.


Visit www.houstonmarinersclub.com and select the “Join Us” tab. Next, click the blue “Sign Up Now” button, click “Select” for the HMC Annual 2021-2022 dues choice, and follow the steps under “Account Information.”

NOTE: You will need to go through these steps even if you are not a new member and previously had an account under the old website!

If you already paid your dues, or are a Past Skipper, you will be provided with a confidential discount code to ensure you do not pay during this process. The discount code will be sent to you later this week.

Please do not hesitate to reach out to Purser [email protected] with any questions you have surrounding payment, and Yeoman [email protected] with regard to general membership questions.

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Houston Mariners Club 2021-2022 Officers and Board of Directors


Skipper: Claire E. B. Garza

First Mate: Wesley Bryan

Purser: Greg Schuelke

Yeoman: Nikki Howes


Board of Directors:

Megan Keng, Immediate Past Skipper

Erik D. Garza, Past Skipper

Misha Paltiyevich, Board Member

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