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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Waivers Issued by the Governor

In this week’s article I would like to discuss the coronavirus (COVID-19). To be prepared, our office has been in constant contact with local, state, and federal officials. I would like to remind the Coastal Bend we must work together to combat the virus. I will continue to encourage everyone to take these precautionary steps…

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

In this week’s article I would like to discuss the coronavirus (COVID-19). To be prepared, our office has been in constant contact with local, state, and federal officials. I would like to remind the Coastal Bend we must work together to combat the virus. I will continue to encourage everyone to take these precautionary steps…

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

In this week’s article I would like to discuss the coronavirus (COVID-19). To be prepared, our office has been in constant contact with local, state, and federal officials. Last week, Texas legislators coordinated with Governor Abbott, Dr. John Hellerstedt, Commissioner of the State Health Services, Chief Nim Kidd, Chief of the Texas Division of Emergency…

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March Marks National American Red Cross Month

March is American Red Cross month, which is a nationwide initiative aimed at raising awareness for the humanitarian programs and services provided by this organization. As such, I would like to highlight the many ways the American Red Cross makes an impact in communities across the world as well as to share ways you can…

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The Month of February Serves as Heart Month

In this week’s article, I want to feature Heart Month which is designated for the month of February. This month strives to educate the public about the importance of improving heart health. This endeavor aims to help people identify and understand helpful adjustments that can be made to increase heart health. The term “heart disease”…

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Enjoy Nature in the Coastal Bend

In this week’s article, I will be highlighting some opportunities to experience the nature and wildlife that is native to the Coastal Bend. The Coastal Bend is also home to several parks and preserves that serve as a refuge for migratory birds and other wildlife. These habitats contribute to one of the best examples of…

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Mardi Gras in the Coastal Bend

Throughout my different newsletters, I like to highlight different events that take place in the Coastal Bend. In this week’s article, I will be discussing two events, the Barefoot Mardi Gras Parade and Festival held on Padre Island, and the Port Aransas Mardi Gras Parade. Barefoot Mardi Gras was founded as a fundraiser for Big…

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