All posts in category Ceremony

Arturo Galvan Coastal Park “Living Shoreline” Groundbreaking 4/18 3p NEW LOCATION

20150418 Notice of the Arturo Galvan Coastal Park Living Shoreline Groundbreaking Ceremony Notice of the The Arturo Galvan Coastal Park “Living Shoreline” Groundbreaking Ceremony Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 3:00 pm. NOTICE: Due to predicted inclement weather, Saturday’s Arturo Galvan Coastal Park “Living Shoreline” Groundbreaking will be relocated to the Inez C. Martinez Multipurpose Instructional […]

City Dedicates Municipal Buildings in Saturday Ceremony

Family members, public officials and the community gathered at 9 a.m. on Saturday, September 17th to honor Police Officer James Ralph Turner, Police Officer George Dorsett, Fire Marshal Bob Harris, Port Isabel Volunteer Fire Fighter Faustino Camacho Jr. and EMS Director Jesse Luna. [album:] Welcome- City Manager Edward P. Meza Invocation- Chaplain George Patterson […]

Cities of Port Isabel & South Padre Island join to honor those lost in the QIC Collapse

On the 10th Anniversary of the Collapse of the Queen Isabella Causeway, communities came together to remember the events in the early morning hours of Saturday, September 15th, 2001. A steel laden barge hit a piling causing two-80 ft. sections to fall into the dark waters of the Laguna Madre Bay some 80 ft. below. […]

Port Isabel Remembers 9/11

In a ceremony at the Port Isabel lighthouse, the community gathered to remember the events of 9/11, nearly a decade ago. Mayor Joe E. Vega led the look back in remembrance of those lives lost and those injured in the attacks. Invocation was by Rev. George Patterson, and the Pledge of Allegiance was led by […]

Remembering September 11th, 2001 Ceremony 9/9 8:30a

City of Port Isabel to hold ceremony in memory of 9/11 Mayor Joe E. Vega and the Port Isabel City Commission invite you to a ceremony in memory of the victims and survivors of 9/11 on Friday, September 9, at 8:30 a.m., on the grounds of the Port Isabel Lighthouse Historical Site, 421 E. Queen […]

City Announces Dedication Ceremonies 9/17 9a

In Memory of former: Police Officer James Richard Turner Police Officer George Dorsett Fire Marshal Bob Harris Port Isabel Volunteer Fire Fighter Faustino Camacho EMS Director Jesus Luna Mayor Joe E. Vega and the Port Isabel City Commission Cordially invite you to attend the Dedication Ceremony of the City of Port Isabel’s Public Safety Buildings: […]

Dedication: Future Site of Arturo Galvan Coastal Park 7/9 10a

In Memory of former Mayor Arturo Galvan Future Site of the Arturo Galvan Coastal Park Dedication Ceremony Saturday, July 9, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. Family & friends of the Arturo Galvan Family gather for the unveiling of the Future Site of the Mayor Arturo Galvan Coastal Park. Welcome by Port Isabel City Manager Edward P. […]

Rotary Celebrates 75 Years in Port Isabel!

Seventy-five years ago, June 24, 1936, the first Rotary meeting was held at the Queen Isabel Inn in Port Isabel and marked the beginning of three quarters of a century of service to the Laguna Madre area and beyond. On Friday, June 24, 2011 at Beulah Lee Park the Rotary hosted a ribbon cutting for […]

Happy Memorial Day!

Memorial Day Ceremony, Point Isabel Cemetery. Port Isabel Veterans of Foreign wars Post 8791 together with Indalecio Lopez American Legion Post 498. [caption id="attachment_1789" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Mayor Joe E. Vega, Father Gerard Barrett, Commissioner Memo Torres and VFW Post Commander Robert Vela Sr."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_1788" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Al Senteno plays Taps."][/caption] [caption id=”attachment_1787″ align=”aligncenter” width=”600″ […]

Communities of South Padre Island & Port Isabel Gather on 9/15

On the morning of the 9th Anniversary of the Queen Isabella Causeway Collapse, the communities of Port Isabel and South Padre Island come together to remember those lives lost, those saved and how our communities were brought closer together by the tragedy. Port Isabel Mayor, Joe E. Vega and South Padre Island Mayor Robert Pinkerton […]