Saturday, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., the City of Port Isabel hosted their first annual open house at City Hall. Departments had information and equipment on display throughout the morning. Over 100 area residents participated in tours through city hall and staff on hand gave demonstrations on the city street sweeper, fire truck, police and a variety of public works department equipment. Residents could pick up permit forms and museum and library information, economic development corporation program information, municipal courts and building department information.
Plans are already underway for the 2nd Annual City of Port Isabel Open House.
For more information, contact the Port Isabel City Hall at 956/943-2682 or email email@example.com.
April 30, 2010– H-E-B Food Stores and the City of Port Isabel along with the Driftwood Garden Club, the City’s Beautification Committee and Public Works Department will be partnering in celebrating Arbor Day on Friday April 30 at 4:00 p.m. on the grounds of the Laguna Madre Park on Port Rd.
Trees will be donated by the Driftwood Garden Club and the City’s Beautification Committee. Plantings will be done symbolically by the youth of the community with the help of the City’s Public Works Department. Colleen Catlett, master gardener and member of the City’s Beautification Committee will be demonstrating the proper method of planting a tree. H-E-B will be providing refreshments and reusable shopping bags.
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 and making Port Isabel and the surrounding area a beautiful and ‘green’ place to live. For more information, call (956) 943-2682.
The Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce held their Annual Awards Ceremony Friday evening at Black Jack at Pirates Landing in Port Isabel. Recipients, members and guests enjoyed live music by Tom Wayne, dinner provided by Pirates Landing and pirates\’ sword play and fire show!
Awards were presented by Alex Avalos, Chamber Board Chairman, Chamber Director Betty Wells and the Chamber Board to:
- City of Port Isabel Public Works Department– Outstanding Service Award
- Tarantino Properties, Inc.– In Appreciation
- Richard Wolf, Rental World– Special Recognition
- The Friedman Family– Outstanding Community Improvements
- Edward Meza, City Manager– Outstanding Community Citizen Award
- John & Sandy Sabin– Volunteers of the Year
- Mary Ann Brown– Lifetime Achievement Award
- Chairman Award– Capt. Danno Wise
Pictured above– front row, left to right: Sandy Sabin (Volunteer of the Year Award); Tarantino Properties, Inc. representative (In Appreciation); Alex Avalos, Port Isabel Chamber Board Chairman with the Chairman Award presented to (not shown) Capt. Danno Wise (Chairman Award); Mary Ann Brown (Lifetime Achievement Award); Edward Meza, City Manager (Outstanding Service Award) and Richard Wolf, Rental World (Special Recognition). Not shown, the Friedman Family (Outstanding Community Improvements).
City of Port Isabel Public Works department were presented with certificates In Appreciation.
For more information, call the Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce at 956/943-2262. See full story in Monday Port Isabel Press.