Welcome to the North Texas Chapter of the Association of Continuity Professionals (ACP). ACP is a non-profit professional organization, which provides a forum for the exchange of experiences and information, for business continuity professionals, throughout a network of local chapters.
Founded in March of 1986, the North Texas Chapter is one of the oldest continuously meeting chapters, and among the largest by membership, serving the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of every month, unless the first Tuesday coincides with a holiday week. We invite you to attend our next meeting.
December Holiday Event - Chapter Members Only
Date/Time: Tuesday, November 10, 2020 11:30 - 1:00 PM
Where: Virtual Holiday Event (meeting info will be provided for those who RSVP)
Address: Video link information to be sent to those attending
Topic: Holiday Year-End Event (North Texas Chapter ACP members-only event, RSVP required)
Attendees should anticipate a minimum of 1.5-hour meetings, with the expectation that meetings may last for 2 hours. Please join us for our next meeting!
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ACP North Texas Members,
This week we celebrate an American tradition by giving thanks for the blessings we have. This Thanksgiving takes place during a difficult time for many, as we are limited in our ability to spend time with loved ones and challenged by the hardships of a strained economy. Nevertheless, I give thanks to my family at home and my professional family. This includes all of our North Texas members, as you have contributed to the success achieved in my career. I appreciate the great presentations, post-meeting conversations, and sharing of lessons learned.
I’d like to share a few of my favorite Thanksgiving recipes. I’d like to say these were passed down from Tapia to Tapia over time, but I have no idea where they came from. All I know is that these are our go-to recipes, probably found online years ago when AOL 2.0 was a thing.
Command Center Cranberry Sauce
- 6 ounces of cranberries in a saucepan
1 cup sugar
Orange or lemon zest
2 tablespoons of water
Cook on low heat, stirring occasionally for 10 minutes
Add 6 more ounces of cranberries to the saucepan and increase heat to medium
When cranberries burst 10 minutes later, reduce heat to low
Season to taste with sugar, salt, and pepper
Cool to room temperature
Secondary Scenario Sweet Potatoes
- Peel and chop sweet potatoes
Add to a sheet pan
Add honey and cinnamon on top of sweet potatoes
Add cinnamon, salt, and pepper
Add extra virgin olive oil
Roast at 375 degrees for 25-30 minutes or until tender
Luis Tapia, CBCP, CEM
North Texas Chapter President
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