The Galveston Westender Newsletter – Vol 2 Issue 1

We have another exciting edition of the The GalvestonWestender Newsletter.

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

Articles in this issue include:
•    “Oceans of Opportunity Job Fair to be held February 28, 2012” by U.S. Congressman Ron Paul
•    “Water, Our Dwindling Resource” by State Representative Craig Eiland
•    “Update on Galveston County” by County Judge Mark Henry
•    “The Voting Rights Act Affects You!” by Cheryl Johnson, RTA Galveston Tax Collector-Assessor and Voter Registrar.
•    “Mardi Gras! Galveston” by Peggy Zahler, Editor, The Galveston Westender
•    “Construction projects continue at UTMB” by UTMB Office of Public Affairs
•    “I Will Be Heard” by Deaun Dorise, 8th Grade Student, Odyssey Academy, Galveston
•    “School!” by Lizette Sotto, 8th Grade Student, Odyssey Academy, Galveston
•    “Political Signs Are Allowed” by Susan Gonzales, CKM Property Management, Inc.
•    “The City of Galveston Erosion Response Plan” by Libby Stone, Coastal Development Planner, Department of Planning and Community Development, City of Galveston
•    “Public Outreach Meetings for The Houston Galveston Regional Plan for Sustainable Development” by Lori Feild Schwarz, AICP, Assistant Director of Planning and Special Projects/HPO, Department of Planning and Community Development, City of Galveston, TX
•    “Your Galveston Getaway” by Claire Reiswerg, Sand `N Sea Properties
•    “The Real Estate Report: A Little Bit of Effort Now Can Pay Off” by Kelly Kelley, Broker Associate, Prudential Gary Green, Realtors
•    “The Galveston Rodeos” by Dr. Tom Linton, Galveston Resident and Scrivener
•    “Purple Martins Soon to Return to Galveston” by Jim Stevenson, Editor of Gulls ‘n Herons Magazine and Director of the Galveston Ornithological Society
•    “Texas Watershed Steward Program” by Galen Roberts, Program Specialist, Texas AgriLife Extension Service
•    “Oldest Subdivision on the West End of Galveston” by Susan Gonzales, CKM Property Management, Inc.
•    “Changing Seasons Makes For Good Fishing” by Captain Mike Cacciotti of Mike Fishing Service
•    “Controlled Burns Help the Galveston State Park’s Ecosystem” by Trey Goodman, Park Superintendent
•    “WGIPOA Meetings in Review”

Mark you Calenders for Upcoming Events of Interest:
•    Feb 10-21   Mardi Gras Galveston
•    Feb 18  WGIPOA Meeting – John Anderson and Tom Linton (9am Galveston Country Club)
•    Feb 22  Watershed Training (8am LaMarque)
•    Feb 28  Oceans of Opportunity Job Fair (9am Galveston Convention Center)
•    Mar 10-11 Home & Garden Show
•    Mar 17  WGIPOA Meeting – City of Galveston New Permit Process (9am Galveston Country Club)
•    Apr 1  Memorial Hermann Ironman 70.3
•    Apr 21  WGIPOA Meeting – Mayoral and District 6 Council Candidate Forum (9am Galveston Country Club)

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Best Regards,
The GalvestonWestender Staff