FREE Hospitality Workshop by Texas Tropical Trail l SPI CVB 2/18

The Texas Tropical Trail Region will be hosting a Texas Friendly Hospitality Workshop in South Padre Island on February 18, 2010 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

This workshop is now being offered at no charge to anyone interested in attending but you will need to RSVP by February 12, 2010.

This workshop will include lunch and all the workshop materials. Location: South Padre Island Convention Center, 600 Padre Boulevard, South Padre Island.

Workshop Topics
– Community Pride, Customer Service, Know Your Community
– Personal & Phone Communication Skills, Make a Good First Impression
– Correspondence (Email & letters) Communication Skills , Handling Problems Effectively
– How Your Job Affects Your Community, Make a Good Last Impression

For registration form and other information, click here: http://www.texastropicaltrail.com/index.aspx?page=1475 or email Lane Hollingsworth, Regional Director at texastropicaltrail@yahoo.com.

Port Isabel Public Library hosts \”Find it Online\” Workshop

Port Isabel Public Library Presents
Find it Online in 2010!

Free workshop at the Library on Tuesday, January 19 from 9:00 am – 11:00 am. The workshop includes a hands-on practice for session following the lecture. Free refreshments will be served. Call 956-943-0776 or 0777 for additional information.

This workshop will be conducted by two librarians from The University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHSC), Regional Academic Health Center, located in Harlingen.

Graciela Reyna has a Master of Library Science from Texas Woman’s University. She has evolved in her career as an outreach librarian with a preference for community outreach and circuit librarianship. This year her work in outreach was recognized by the Friends of the National Library of Medicine by awarding her the 2009 Dr. Michael Debakey Award. She is especially interested in developing health literacy programs for the community and promoting health sciences careers.

Greysi is currently the Assistant Director of the Mario E. Ramirez M.D. Library of the Regional Academic Health Center in Harlingen, TX.

Kathleen Carter is a Medical Librarian at the Mario E. Ramirez, M.D. Library at the UTHSC Regional Academic Health Center in Harlingen. She obtained her MLIS in 2000 from the University of Texas at Austin and has provided reference and instructional services in academic libraries for over ten years. At the Ramirez Library, she participates in a number of outreach projects designed to connect users to reliable consumer health information from the National Library of Medicine.

Where: Port Isabel Public Library
                  213 N. Yturria St., Port Isabel
When:  January 19 from 9:00 am – 11:00 am.
Cost:      No admission
For more information, call: 956-943-0776 or 0777