Flour Bluff Business Association Spotlight of the Month: The Children’s Center

Business, Community Organizations, Flour Bluff


FBBA President Jennifer Welp awards Jennifer Olivarez and Monica Salazar of the Children’s Center the Spotlight of the Month Award at the January 11, 2017, general meeting.

     At its regular meeting on January 11, 2017, at Funtrackers in Flour Bluff, The Flour Bluff Business Association recognized The Children’s Center as FBBA Spotlight of the Month.  The pediatric center is one of two in Corpus Christi and is located at 9702 S. Padre Island Drive in Flour Bluff.  Pediatricians Dr. Mohamad Hassan and Dr. Yunus Syed provide pediatric health care to the children in the area.  Nurse practitioner Jennifer Olivarez, who recently joined the Flour Bluff office, expressed thanks to the FBBA for the award.

     “I’m a family nurse practitioner, and I work with Dr. Hassan here in Flour Bluff,” said Olivarez.  “I hope to be an asset to the community to help meet the needs of the children.  I agree with ‘Keep It in the Bluff’ as a graduate of Flour Bluff High School and a community member who still lives here.”

     Monica Salazar, office manager for the Flour Bluff office, reminded everyone that the Flour Bluff clinic is open Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Appointments can be made by calling 361-937-5311.

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Retired from education after serving 30 years (twenty-eight as an English teacher and two years as a new-teacher mentor), Shirley enjoys her life with family and friends while serving her community, church, and school in Corpus Christi, Texas. She is the creator and managing editor of The Paper Trail, an online news/blog site that serves to offer new, in-depth, and insightful responses to the events of the day.  She also writes and edits for The Texas Shoreline News, a Corpus Christi print newspaper.