Hurricane Harvey Anniversary A Day of Remembrance Robert’s Point Park, 301 J.C. Barr Blvd. August 25, 2018 – 9:00 AM Procession of the flags National Anthem by PAHS Senior, Tyler Rodriguez Pledge of Allegiance Prayer Presentation of flags to Port Aransas First Responders Mayor’s Day of Remembrance Reflections August 25, 2018 – 7:30 PM Prayer and Flag Ceremony Luminaries (Parks & Rec) Sunday August 26, 2018 – 6 PM Recovery Celebration Service
A Time to Rest, Refocus, Recharge Please Register and Save the Date Thursday, July 12, 2018 9:00am-4:00pm; registration 8:30am-9:00am Port Aransas Community Center 408 North Alister Street Port Aransas, Texas 78373 For all who have responded to Hurricane Harvey. Benefits Include: Enjoy time and space for rest and reflection Share experiences that impacted you Recognize and learn to alleviate common signs of stress Strengthen positive connections in your life Learn tools and develop a plan for resilience Register by copying this into your browser: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PortAransas For questions, contact Sandy Pinaire at (361) 945-3331 Sponsored by Presbyterian Disaster Assistance, New Day Port A, and Coastal Bend Disaster Recovery Group
With many volunteers still assisting us in our rebuilding after Hurricane Harvey, one group that is here is really tackling a lot and enjoying working for our residents, too! Click here for the story.
SPECIAL Alert for Port Aransas Businesses Additional Grant Dollars Announced – Must Apply by June 30th. The Port A Chamber of Commerce and its new partnership with the regional Coastal Bend United Chambers along with LiftFund and PeopleFund, announce another Small Biz Grant opportunity for your business in its recovery efforts from Hurricane Harvey, This is the second small biz grant program with the Coastal Bend United Chamber partnership and additional grant funds will be available on a case-by-case basis. If you participated in the first Coastal Bend United Grant program back in December, you will still be eligible to participate in this program. Note the maximum allotment for the Coastal Bend United program is $5,000, and is separate grant money from New Day Port A Fund/Chamber Foundation, in which you may have received previous grant funds. Please note that you must apply to LiftFund or PeopleFund, but not required to accept loan funds if approved. Click here for LiftFund or PeopleFund information and application….
CITY OF PORT ARANSAS TO DECLARE APRIL 5, 2018 “SPURS DAY” Proclamation to be Read During a Press Conference at City Hall Port Aransas Mayor Pro-Tem Wendy Moore will read a proclamation declaring April 5, 2018 “Spurs Day” in Port Aransas during a press conference at City Hall, 710 W. Ave. A, on Thursday, April 5 at 10:00 a.m. Moore will be joined by community leaders and Spurs Sports & Entertainment executives to discuss the ongoing collective recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. During the press conference, Spurs Sports & Entertainment staff members will be dispersed throughout the Port Aransas area participating in service projects aimed at assisting the community in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. An afternoon pep rally at Port Aransas High School and Olsen Elementary School with The Spurs Coyote and Spurs Silver Dancers will bring Spurs spirit to the community. Discover the original ISLAND LIFE destination – Port Aransas & Mustang Island. The Port Aransas & Mustang Island Chamber of Commerce…