Tag: Chamber of Commerce

Laguna Madre’s tourism future assessed

By ABBEY KUNKLE Special to the PRESS The lower Laguna Madre area is reaching a turning point as the face of the standard tourist is beginning to evolve. With the area soon having to make adjustments to younger generations visiting, while accommodating the travel decline of baby boomers, a tourism assessment team came down from …

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PISBND discussed at Chamber meeting

By ESTEVAN MEDRANO Special to the PRESS The monthly Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce All Chamber meeting commenced on the morning of Friday, Oct. 3, with the unveiling of a new logo and a new home on 302 E. Queen Isabella Blvd, Ste. C. Guest speaker and Port Director Steve Bearden commented on the state of …

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Community Calendar (Week of Sept. 18-24)

Date: Sept. 22 Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Event: Space X Welcome Where: Hilton Garden Inn, South Padre Island More Info: (956) 761-4412   Date: Sept. 23 Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Event: Surfrider Foundation South Texas Chapter Where: Harpoon’s Surf Bar & Grill, South Padre Island More Info: (956) 433-1472   Date: Sept. 27 …

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Mayor meets with Business Owners Association

By CRAIG ALANIZ Reporter/Photographer press@portisabelsouthpadre.com  The South Padre Island Business Owners Association held a regular meeting Tuesday. The Association’s promotions committee reported they have activated social media outlets as well as gone live with a functional website that will continue to improve. The association reported they have been attending meetings to voice their opinions. They …

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Museums, chamber to host mixer

Special to the Parade The Museums of Port Isabel and the Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce invite you to a collaborative event on March 19 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Treasures of the Gulf Museum, 317 E. Railroad Ave. A mixer and reception for a gallery exhibit featuring historic images and documents from Port Isabel’s …

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Governor’s rep to speak at luncheon

Special to the PRESS Aaron S. Demerson, Executive Director, Office of the Governor – Economic Development and Tourism has agreed to speak at the next South Padre Island Chamber of Commerce Quarterly Public Affairs Luncheon. The luncheon will be held on Tuesday, April 16, at Isla Grand Beach Resort. A made-to-order pasta bar and buffet …

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Mayor discusses long-term goals

By CRAIG ALANIZ Reporter/Photographer press@portisabelsouthpadre.com  The Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce hosted an all-member meeting with a State of Port Isabel address from Mayor Joe E. Vega last Friday. Vega said he is proud to report a healthy fund balance of $826,000 without making major cuts to employment and without raising taxes. He said the …

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Weslaco mixer to showcase photographers

Special to the Parade The Weslaco Area Chamber of Commerce and the Weslaco Economic Development Corporation will be hosting a “Things to See and Do in Weslaco” mixer from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, February 6, at the Weslaco Business Visitor and Event Center. The mixer is free and open to the public and will …

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