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Lighted Christmas Boat Parade Winners!

Great December weather and beautiful lighted boats brought the crowds out last night all along the Laguna Madre in Port Isabel and on South Padre Island! From the judging stands at White Sands to the Pirates Landing Fishing Pier and across the bay to the entertainment district, calm waters and star lit skies was a great back drop for the following winning entries:

Commercial: 1st- Xcape; 2nd- Getaway; 3rd- Double Sunshine
Power Boats 30′ & Over: 1st- Poco Mas; 2nd- Abby; 3rd- US Coast Guard
Power Boats 19-29′: 1st- Panga; 2nd- Sea Nile; Hard Luck- Tom Toy
Power 18′ & Under: 1st- Missy Kay II; 2nd- Golden Boy
Best Overall: Xcape
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Sponsors: Port Isabel Economic Development Council, Port Isabel-South Padre Press, White Sands Motel, Marina & Restaurant, Louie’s Backyard.
Donors: Ramada Limited, White Sands Motor Lodge, Marina & Restaurant, Super 8 Motel, Southwind Inn, Willie Jackson Rentals, Travel Lodge, Hilton Garden Inn, Casa Rosa, Comfort Suites, Palm Street Pier, Mickey’s Chocolate Treats & More, Pirate’s Landing, Manuel’s, Ted’s Restaurant, Louie’s Backyard, Dairy Queen, Cap’n Roy’s, Uchi, PadreRitaville, Marcello’s, Dirty Al’s, Wild Fork, Doubleday’s, La Jaiba, Parrot Eyes, Lavina’s Natural Nail Care, Airtech, Inc., Coleman Hall & Heinze Insurance, White Lumber & Supply, Unum Day Spa, Designer Consigner, Purple Parrot, Quik Stop, Black Dragon Cruises, H.E.B., ArtSea, Ben’s Liquors, Alex Avalos Printing, Radio Shack, Bridgeview Flowers, Island Cinema, Consigning Women, Massage & Healing Arts Center, Museums of Port Isabel, Port Isabel Dental Associates, Silver Breeze, Glazer’s.

For more information, call the Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce at 956/943-2262.

World Championship Shrimp Cook-Off Wrap Up!

Chamber of Commerce weather, over 2 tons of expertly prepared Fresh Wild Caught Gulf Shrimp offered by nearly three dozen cooks and cooking teams, live music by The Agency and lots of vendors, games and booths, this year event was picture perfect!

Winners in the Professional category are:
1st Place: Hilton Garden Inn – Great American Grill (SPI)
2nd Place: PadreRitaville (SPI)
3rd Place: Papa Restaurant (Port Isabel)

Winners in the Amateur Category are:
1st Place: Beatriz Zapata
2nd Place: Angelcare Home (TSTC cooking team)
3rd Place: The Brew Crew

PadreRitaville (SPI)

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Sponsored by: City of Port Isabel ~ Port Isabel Economic Development Corporation ~ Sutherlands Express, LLC ~
Coleman Hall & Heinze Insurance ~ Port Isabel South Padre Press & Parade ~ Coastal Current Weekly ~ H. E. B. ~ AEP Texas ~ L & F Distributors / Budweiser ~ Texas Department of Agriculture ~ Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport