The Galveston Westender Newsletter – Vol 1 Issue 2

We have another exciting edition of the The Galveston Westender Newsletter.

In addition to interesting articles and pictures, it includes many links to relevant websites.

Articles in this issue include:
•    “2011 Hurricane Season An Expert’s Warning!” by Frank Billingsley, Chief Meteorologist, KPRC Local 2
•    “Summer – The Calm before the Tax Bill!” by Cheryl Johnson , RTA Galveston Tax Collector-Assessor
•    “Endangered Kemp’s Ridley Turtles Visit West Galveston Island” and “UPDATE! Funding for Galveston’s Turtle Recovery Program to End in 2012” by Lee Slataper
•    “Do You Know?”
•    “Laffite’s Cove Nature Preserve” by the Laffite’s Cove Nature Society
•    “Summertime is HOT for Fishing!” by Captain Mike Cacciotti of Mike Fishing Service
•    “The Real Estate Report” by Kelly Kelley, Broker Associate, Prudential Gary Green, Realtors
•    “Local Business Spotlight: JSC Federal Credit Union Gives Back to Galveston Area Schools”
•    “Trash or Treasure?” by Dr. Tom Linton, Marine Sciences, Texas A&M University at Galveston
•    “See It – Say It” by Lt. Henry Porretto, City of Galveston Police Department
•    “Don’t Kill the Texas Coast” by Otie Zapp, Chairman, Galveston Windstorm Action Committee, Inc.
•    “Galveston Island State Park – Back Better Than Ever!” by Trey Goodman, Park Superintendent
•    “Galveston Island Beach Patrol and the West End” by Peter Davis, Chief, Galveston Island Beach Patrol/Park Board Police Department
•    2nd Quarter 2011 WGIPOA Meetings in Review

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Best Regards,
The GalvestonWestender Staff