Community Celebrates with Feast of Sharing


H. E. B. in partnership with Point Isabel Independent School District and City of Port Isabel hosts a FREE 2014 Holiday Dinner, to share in the spirit of the season with the community!

Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 6 – 9 p.m. Port Isabel High School, 18001 Highway 100.

City Announces Cold Weather Shelter

From Port Isabel Mayor Joe E. Vega and City Commissioners

City of Port Isabel to Offer Shelter during Cold Spell

The National Weather Service is forecasting very cold temperatures across Cameron County between Tuesday night and Saturday afternoon with temperatures falling into the mid to upper 30s.

The City of Port Isabel is offering shelter at:
The Port Isabel Police Department (Court room), 110 W. Hickman. St., starting on Tuesday, February 1 at 8 p.m., through Saturday afternoon or when the temperature changes for those needing a warm place to stay.

Those who will partake in this offer will need to bring the following:
– Blankets, pillows, sleeping bags.
– Food -Non perishable food including cold cuts, chips, can goods. Non-microwaveable.
– Identification.
– Personal medication.
– No pets except for service animals.

For more information contact City Secretary office at (956) 943-2682. After 5 pm, please call the Police Department at (956) 943-1242.

Port Isabel Washington Park Pavilion Unveiling 5/14

For immediate release–

PORT ISABEL’S Washington Park Pavilion Unveiling

Friday May 14,   10 a.m. Washington Park – Port Isabel, Texas

Port Isabel Mayor Joe E. Vega and City Commissioners would like to invite the public to attend an unveiling of the Community Development Block Grant Fund Project at Washington Park on Friday, May 14, 2010 at 10 a.m. The City of Port Isabel received funding   from the CDBG for a 25’ x  32’ pavilion to be used for family gatherings and events at the park.

As part of the unveiling, raising of the flag will be presented by Port Isabel Veterans Committee and members of the American Legion Post 498 and VFW Post 8791 and Commissioner Maria de Jesus Garza’s kindergarten class from Garriga Elementary School will present the Pledge of Allegiance and present a special “Thanks’ presentation.  Mayor Vega stated, “The addition of the pavilion will make the park even more enjoyable for residents to have parties and events…  This project is one of many that will enhance the quality of life in Port Isabel.”  City officials and dignitaries involved with this project will be present.  Refreshments will be served.

For more information, call the City Secretary at (956) 943-2682.

H-E-B and City Partner to Celebrate Earth Day

\"\"H-E-B Food Stores and the City of Port Isabel Partner to Celebrate Earth Day

Port Isabel, Texas.  H-E-B Food Stores and the City of Port Isabel will be partnering in celebrating Earth Day on Thursday April 22 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the HEB Food Store in Port Isabel.

On Earth Day, H-E-B invites customers to bring five plastic shopping bags to the nearest H-E-B to recycle in one of its plastic bag recycling bins.  Every customer that brings in five plastic bags (from any retailer) will be given a coupon for a free promotional bag, limit one per customer while supplies last. There will be   refreshments, music and hands on activities for the kids by Girl Scout Troop 377.  Port Isabel city officials will be on hand to welcome people and giving out information about recycling.

H-E-B and the City of Port Isabel continue to work hard in educating and empowering its customers and citizens about the importance of recycling especially when shopping   using reusable shopping bags instead of plastic bags.  For more information call (956) 943-1171.

Lighthouse Establishment Cinema 2010 Survey


The Lighthouse Establishment Cinema will begin Season 6 on June 18, 2010! Six showings are scheduled for the summer and one during Halloween and Day of the Dead weekend on October 29th. The public is invited to bring lawn chairs, blankets, picnics and friends and family for a memorable evening on the grounds of the historic Port Isabel Lighthouse.

The 2010 Summer Schedule includes the following dates: June 18th, July 2, July 16, July 30, August 13 and August 27. All movies start on Friday at 9:30 p.m. just after the South Padre Island Fireworks display over the Laguna Madre Bay.

Please participate in our MOVIE SURVEY now through June 1st.

For more information,
contact the Museums of Port Isabel at 956/943-7602 or email Museum Administrator, Jeannie Marie Aby at NO ADMISSION CHARGE. Concessions available.\"\"

THANKS to the Museums of Port Isabel, the City of Port Isabel, the Port Isabel Economic Development Corporation and our generous sponsors! If you would like to participate in a sponsorship, call the Museums of Port Isabel, Jeannie Marie Aby at 956/943-7602 or email (Sponsorship info> sponsor-pamphlet.)

Survey Link:

Sponsored by: SOUTH PADRE BANK, N.A. (understudy), Museums of Port Isabel, City of Port Isabel, Port Isabel Economic Development Corporation.

City of Port Isabel Employees Recognized l Years of Service

City of Port Isabel employees were recognized on December 23rd for their years of service. Among those pictured below are:

20 or more years: Eddie Holland 12/31/81 (28 years); Cayetano Gonzalez 10/1/79 (30 years); Diodoro Diaz 12/3/87 (22 years); Raul Fernandez 3/19/84 (25 years); Esteban Nava 7/9/74 (35 years); Joe Salinas 11/3/88 (21 years); Ida Tellez 12/4/847 (25 years); Charlie Wood 1/24/89 (20 years).

15 or more years: Joe Delgadillo 3/18/93 (16 years); and Daniel Marchan 3/1/94 (15 years).

10 or more years: Jose Angel Martinez 12/1/99 (10 years); Edward Meza 12/6/96 (13 years); Lourdes Nunez 1/8/99 (10 years); Baldemar Alaniz 3/30/98 (11 years); Omar Olguin 6/12/95 (14 years); and Geraldo Saldivar 10/21/96 (13 years).

Also pictured are Commissioners M.J. Garza and Memo Torres and Mayor Joe E. Vega.