The Galveston Westender Newsletter – Vol 2 Issue 3

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:
•    “County Update” by Judge Mark Henry
•    “TWIA and Coastal Insurance Remain Big Issues for Us” by State Representative Craig Eiland
•    “Residency, Elections and Leadership” by Cheryl Johnson, RTA Galveston Tax Collector-Assessor and Voter Registrar.
•    “Consequences of an Interventionist Foreign Policy” by U.S. Congressman Ron Paul
•    “Will a “Sand Motor” Work for Galveston?” by Marie Robb, City Council, District 6
•    “Proud to be a Ball High Tor” by Gannon Rawlins, Freshman, GISD Ball High
•    “UTMB is Magnet for Nursing – Nurses Rank Among the Best in the Nation”
•    “Why Not Galveston? Mother Turtles Know Best” by Carole H. Allen, Gulf Office Director,Sea Turtle Restoration Project and HEART (Help Endangered Animals-Ridley Turtles)
•    “Park Board Requests Understanding for New Beach Cleaning Policies” by Dr. Craig Brown, Chair, Galveston Island Park Board of Trustees
•    “Sponsor Spotlight: Better Homes and Gardens Gary Greene is a Force in the Real Estate Business”
•    “Galveston’s Citizen’s Police Academy – An Enlightening Experience” by  Barbara Hankins
•    “GLO Hosts Regional Coastal Planning Meetings” by Coastal Resources, Texas General Land Office
•    “Beaches Can Benefit Your Health Too” courtesy of ASBPA – American Shore & Beach Preservation Association
•    “West End Trash Barrel Pick Up”
•    “The Story is in The Dirt” by Kelly Kelley, Broker Associate, Prudential Gary Green, Realtors
•    “Progress Galveston” by Lori Schwarz, Assistant Director of Planning and Special Projects, City of Galveston
•    “New Bird Club for New Birders” by Jim Stevenson, Editor, Gulls n’ Herons Magazine
•    “Beach Patrol Update” by Peter Davis, Chief, Galveston Island Beach Patrol/Park Board Police Department
•    “WGIPOA Meetings in Review”

Mark you Calenders for Upcoming Events of Interest:
•    Oct 09   Last Day to Register or Update Voter Registration Info for Nov 6th Elections
•    Oct 11   Coastal Chambers of Commerce
•    Oct 12-14   Texas Coast Boat and Outdoor Show
•    Oct 13-14   Bike Around the Bay
•    Oct 13   29th Annual Greek Festival
•    Oct 20   WGIPOA Meeting
•    Oct 20   New Bird Club first meeting
•    Oct 21   New Bird Club first short field trip
•    Oct 27   D’Feet Breast Cancer Run/Walk
•    Nov 03   Gritty Goddess Womens 5K Obstacle/Mud Run
•    Nov 17   WGIPOA Meeting
•    Nov 17   Market on the Strand
•    Dec 1-2   Dickens on the Strand Festival
•    Dec 15   WGIPOA Meeting
•    Jan 19   WGIPOA Meeting

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Best Regards,
The GalvestonWestender Staff