The Galveston Westender Newsletter – Vol 5 Issue 2

The September 2015 edition of the Galveston Westender is now available and it is attached for your reading pleasure.

A really great edition with the following articles:

  • “Ike Dike”, Randy Weber, U.S. Congressman, District 14
  • “Protecting the Coast is a Statewide Issue”, Larry Taylor, Texas State Senator, District 11
  • “TWIA Reform and Waiver Program”, Wayne Faircloth, State Representative, District 23
  • “Tax Relief for Texans”, Greg Bonnen, MD, State Representative, District 24
  • “Are You Voting in the November Constitutional Election?” Cheryl E. Johnson, RTA, Galveston County Tax Assessor Collector
  • “Jury Service: A Duty and Privilege”, John Kinard, District Clerk, Galveston County
  • “West End Update & Safety Tips”, Peter Davis, Chief, Galveston Island Beach Patrol/Park Board Police Department
  • “Police and Community Partner to Make Beaches Safer”, Henry Porretto, Chief of Police, City of Galveston
  • “Fall/Winter Migrating Birds”, by Jim Stevenson, Editor of Gulls ‘n Herons Magazine and Director of the Galveston Ornithological Society
  • “Sargassum: A Shared Resource “, Tom Linton, Galveston Resident and Scrivener
  • “The Final Chapter”, Brandon Hill
  • “Galveston Sales Statistics”, provided by Sand ‘n Sea
  • “Seawall West Beach Nourishment Project”, Kelly de Shaun, CTZ, Executive Director, Galveston Island Park Board of Trustees
  • “Streamlining Short-term Rental Property Registrations”, Mary Beth Bassett, Public Relations Coordinator, Galveston Island Park Board of Trustees, Galveston Island Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • “Seibel Foundation gives UTMB $3 million for student center at Jennie Sealy Hospital”
  • “Six UTMB faculty members awarded top teaching award by UT System Board of Regents”
  • “Dellanera Named on Best Restored Beaches for 2015 List”, American Shore and Beach Preservation Association
  • “Galveston’s The Tremont House Revives Tradition of Afternoon Tea”, Christine Hopkins, APR, Director of Communications Hotel Galvez & Spa, A Wyndham Grand Hotel; The Tremont House, A Wyndham Grand Hotel; and Harbor House Hotel & Marina
  • “1% To Conserve Galveston Island™ Update”, Brenda Donaloio Lee, Director,
  • “UTMB, MD Anderson to collaborate on League City Campus”
  • “West End Beach Trash Collection”
  • “Sea Turtle News”, Carole Allen, Gulf Office Director, Turtle Island Restoration Network
  • Upcoming WGIPOA Meetings