Thank You From Family Service Center of Galveston County

Dear Tom, On behalf of our Board of Directors, staff and countless Family Service Center volunteers, we thank you for your generous in-kind donation in support of our Centennial Gala auction. The support of community partners like you is invaluable to Family Service Center, as your in-kind donation allowed us to raise funds to increase […]

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Vintage Charm in Denver Court – Galveston, TX

Featured Galveston Texas Home for Sale Today’s newsletter takes a look at “Vintage Charm in Denver Court”. This lovely home is located in one of Galveston, Texas’ most charming neighborhoods. A 2-story home with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, it also has a pool in the back. Read about it in the current edition of […]

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Weekend Events – Sandcastle Competition, Preparedness Course

Sandcastle Competition The 28th annual AIA Sandcastle Competition is this weekend at East Beach. On Saturday, May 31 from 9:00 am you can view the teams sculpting their creations. At 3:00 pm, the judges will announce the winners. This is always a fun event, and the sand sculptures are amazingly creative! Disaster Preparedness Course Also […]

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Customer Appreciation Party

Customer Appreciation Party We had a great time at this year’s Customer Appreciation Party. We had a great time at Board Game Island, who did a great job of catering the event.  See all of the photos in the newsletter – thanks again to everyone who attended. It was a fun party and if you want to […]

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Galveston Island Beach Revue Kickoff

This Friday night, I’m sponsoring “Movie + Music on the Boulevard” to kick off the 6th annual Galveston Island Beach Revue. Doors open at 6:00 pm, enjoy live music by the Brandon McDermott Band starting at 6:30, meet the 2014 Bathing Beauties contestants at 7:30, and on the big outdoor screen you can enjoy the classic beach […]

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Galveston’s 175th Anniversary

Galveston’s 175th Anniversary is a significant milestone. Our living history is one of the reasons this is such a special place to live in. I’m proud to have played my part in conserving our past treasures for future prosperity. My record in historic preservation: Share or Like this page

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Yummy Food, New Year’s Resolutions & More!

It’s going to be hard to stick with New Year diets with Galveston Restaurant Week in full swing. You have until Jan 25 to sample yummy prix-fixe lunches and dinners at attractive $10-$40 price points. Visit the official site to check out the menus of the participating restaurants. While we are talking food this weekend […]

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year! I hope 2014 is a prosperous, healthy and happy year for you and your family. Black eyed peas are a traditional New Year’s Day meal that’s eaten for good luck. If you crave a different flavor try Mario’s Seawall Italian & Pizzeria which is hosting a “good luck” buffet for everyone too […]

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Season’s Greetings

Photo: Tom Schwenk in costume for Dickens On The Strand. Merry Christmas! Happy Hannukah! Joyous Kwanzaa! Feliz Navid! Yippee, skippee, it’s holiday time and however you say it, it’s time to celebrate with family and friends. I hope you have a wonderful holiday season and an even better New Year!  The holidays are here and […]

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