January 2021 Newsletter

Collin County

Aggie Moms

Next general meeting scheduled for Jan. 18

Our club's next general meeting will be held virtually via Zoom on Mon., Jan. 18 at 7:00 p.m.  Login to your CCAM account from our website to register for the Event. You will then receive the Zoom link by email.

Stephanie Fulton, Associate Dean and Director of the Medical Sciences Library, will be our guest speaker. She will discuss library services, changes and updates, and their relationship with Aggie moms. We have several endowments that benefit the libraries at Texas A&M.

If you have questions for Stephanie, please email our Programs VP, Meg Austin '90 at ccamprograms@aggienetwork.com.

Pour a glass of your favorite beverage and join us Monday night!

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Stephanie Fulton

Stephanie Fulton is the Associate Dean and Director of the Medical Sciences Library at Texas A&M University in College Station. In this role Stephanie has responsibility for six library locations that serve as the primary library for the undergraduate, graduate and professional programs in the colleges of Agriculture & Life Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, School of Public Health, Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, and the Department of Health & Kinesiology.

Prior to joining the Libraries at Texas A&M, Stephanie served as the Executive Director of the Research Medical Library at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. She earned her Masters of Science in Information Systems from the University of North Texas with a focus in medical informatics and a Bachelors of Science in psychology from Texas A&M. 

Ms. Fulton served for nine years as an adjunct faculty member for the College of Information at the University of North Texas teaching online searching. She is active in the Medical Library Association, recently serving on the MLA Board, and with the South Central Chapter, the regional component of MLA.

Calendar of Events


Monday, Jan. 15 - Scholarship application opens

Monday, Jan. 18 - General membership meeting on Zoom; speaker Stephanie Fulton, Assoc. Dean & Director of the Medical Sciences Library

Saturday, Jan. 23 - Federation Winter Meeting, 9 a.m.-noon on Zoom


Monday, Feb. 15 - General membership meeting on Zoom; speakers Dr. Daniel J. Pugh, Sr. Vice-Pres. for Student Affairs, & his wife Denise Williams Pugh


Monday, March 15 - General membership meeting; nominations

Monday, March 15 - Scholarship application closes

Saturday, March 27 - the BIG EVENT, 9-11 a.m., Feed My Starving Children, Richardson


Online Federation Boutique (4/9-23)

Thursday, April 15 - Golf tournament (in the afternoon)

Monday, April 19 - General membership meeting; speaker Aggie Ring Statue Sculpter; elections


Monday, May 17 (tentative) - Last general membership meeting; all recognition (grads & scholarships); new board installation/introduction

Federation Aggie Moms Winter Meeting

The Board of the Federation of Texas A&M University Mothers' Clubs invites us to join them for our Winter Federation Meeting that will take place via Zoom on Saturday, Jan. 23.

Meeting Schedule

  • Virtual Registration - 8:30 am to 9:00 am
  • General Meeting (Speakers) - 9:00 am to 10:00 am  
  • Business Meeting - 10:00 am to 11:00 am
  • Town Hall Workshop - 11:00 am to Noon

The Meeting is open to all members, not just officers and/or voting delegates.  Everyone who wants to attend should register using the link below by 11:59 p.m. on Mon., Jan. 18.

A day or two prior to the meeting date, the Zoom link will be sent to the email addresses provided. 

NOTE: Andrea needs a few more official delegates, so if you KNOW you'll be going to the meeting, please email her by Sunday!  Thanks!

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Nominating committee to be established

for next year's board

President-elect Kathy Terzis is working to create a nominating committee for next year's board. If you have interest in helping with the nominating committee please contact Kathy at CCAMPresidentElect@AggieNetwork.com.

Golf Tourn. 2021 date set

Our Spring Fundraiser Golf Tournament now has a date set--Thursday, April 15, at Hurricane Creek in Anna, TX. We need help in securing sponsorships and volunteer help before the event.

Please reach out to fundraising chair Kathy Terzis at CCAMFundraiser@AggieNetwork.com if you are interested.

With YOUR help, we can make this a successful fundraiser for our students.

Look for more information in the coming weeks.

Thanks and Gig 'Em!

Scholarship committee needs readers

The scholarship application will open on Jan. 15 and will be due back by March 15. 

We are looking for a few moms to serve as readers for the scholarship applications. Reading will begin March 16 and be due back by April 2.

If you have an interest, please contact Stephanie Maday, Scholarship Chair, at ccamscholarships@aggienetwork.com.

All CCAM fundraising efforts go directly to fund Aggie student scholarships and student organizations on campus.

Boutique still open

for business

Don't forget that our CCAM Boutique is still available online!

Contact Janelle Dugas with questions: CCAMBoutique@aggienetwork.com.

Click to shop our CCAM Online Boutique

Corps Moms is back!

If you have a student in the Corps of Cadets, meet us at Kelly’s Craft Tavern, 3191 Preston Rd, in Frisco, on January 19, at 6:30 p.m.

We meet to eat, share stories and concerns and hang out! Contact Meg Austin to RSVP or ask questions. 214-478-8424

Save the Date: BIG Event

Save the date for the BIG EVENT - Saturday, March 27.

What is the BIG EVENT? It is the largest one-day student-run service project in the nation that began in 1982. Each spring, approximately 20,000 Aggie students show their appreciation and say "thank you" to the Bryan/College Station community by completing service projects such as yard work, window washing, painting and more. 

Collin County Aggie Moms is sponsoring our own local BIG EVENT on the same day! Please join us from 9-11 a.m. at the Richardson location of Feed My Starving Children. Volunteering with FMSC is a fun, team-building experience that lets you be a part of the solution to world hunger. Visit www.fmsc.org to learn more about the organization and to sign up to participate! Click Volunteer at the top of the page, scroll down to "Looking for a Specific Group?" and type in our code, GGB4WV

Contact Lori Reuthinger with any questions: lori@reuthinger.net.

Fall raffle winner announced

Pictured is Jodi Campbell and her son, Steven, by their new Aggie sprit tree.

"The tree is beautiful and the hand-painted ornaments were really special," Jodi said. "Thanks, CCAM!"

Our total ticket sales/donations for the spirit tree raffle were $433.

We do need a raffle item for the Spring Golf Tournament, so please contact Karen Walker if you have any ideas.

Fall fundraising update

Our fall fundraisers were quite successful despite living through a pandemic! 

Pecan sales netted us a profit of over $13,000. Poinsettia sales cleared over $2,000 profit, and the Aggie Spirit Christmas Tree Raffle yielded another $400.

Thank you to everyone who helped with those fundraisers in any way from purchasing to selling and/or distributing.

Rewards Programs

Please check them out and start participating today. Everything adds up. 

Buy the online gift cards for yourself (you can use them every time you go shopping to many of your favorite stores) or for a gift (think birthdays, teachers). 

If you need physical gift cards, it can be arranged.

Please contact Becky Bird with any questions: CCAMRewards@aggienetwork.com.

Click to learn more

SCRIP Gift Cards

We have a SCRIP (gift card) fundraiser that gives you the convenience of ordering gift cards from hundreds of retailers in various denominations and raises money for our scholarship fund.  HEB, Walmart, Best Buy, Starbucks, Chipotle, On the Border, and Chili’s are just a few of the many selections available. Gift cards are perfect for your Aggie students, family members, and for your own use. For more information on SCRIP, click here!

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Aggie Mom University:

Inspire, Learn, Lead

The Federation of Texas A&M University Mothers' Clubs is proud to announce AGGIE MOM UNIVERSITY!  

Through AMU, our mission is to provide clubs, their officers and members with training that promotes knowledge of the Federation and best practices for clubs, in addition to developing future Aggie Mom leaders.

Classes range from "How the Federation Serves You" to "How Your Aggie Mom Club Benefits You" as well as Best Practices for Scholarships, Treasurers, Club Operations/Development and Tech Tools. There is something for everyone!

Classes are offered several times during the month via Zoom. Check out the calendar at the Federation's website.

Any questions, please let me know.

Suzan York '86

CCAM Federation Representative

Federation Aggie Mom T-shirts

for sale

We now have the link to order our Federation T-shirt from C. C. Creations! Click here to order.

Just a few reminders:

The link is set to close on Tuesday, Jan. 26, at 11:59 p.mOrders can’t be placed after the online order closes.

There are no refunds or exchanges for orders placed online, so be sure to double-check your order before submitting.

Several colors and styles are available. They feature our President's lighthouse logo for the year on the front and a block ATM on the back that has all of our local clubs included in the printed ATM. Below is a screenshot that doesn't do it justice. It's a great design that all of our clubs can enjoy. 

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