The Friendswood Chamber of Commerce will have its Kick Start Your Day Networking Breakfast from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. today at its offices, 1100A S. Friendswood Drive.

The cost is $7. Walk-ins and non-cancellations will be charged $10.

Call 281-482-3329 or visit




The 10th annual F.I.G. Festival and Car Show will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Stevenson Park, 1000 S. Friendswood Drive.

To sign-up, email




The Bolivar Peninsula Chamber of Commerce will have their annual awards banquet Tuesday at Stingaree, honoring the 2014 Citizen, Educator, Business and Volunteer of the Year.

Tickets are being sold at Swede’s Real Estate or the chamber’s offices weekdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tickets also will be available at the door.

Call 409-684-5940.




The Galveston Chamber of Commerce will have its Good Morning Galveston! meeting at 8 a.m. May 1 at 2228 Mechanic St.

Chamber members and potential members are welcome.

Visit or call 409-763-5326.




The Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce and the Santa Fe Texas Education Foundation will have a communitywide festival May 3 at the Galveston County Fairgrounds, Jack Brooks Park, state Highway 6.

The event will kickoff with a Warpath Way 5K Fun Run at 9 a.m. through Jack Brooks Park, and also will feature the chamber’s eighth annual car show, children’s activities, craft and vendor booths, student and community performances, a helicopter golf ball drop raffle, a corporate spelling bee, and a food truck competition.

An after hours concert and dance featuring Soutbound 45 and the Junior Gordon Band will be at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $10.

Call 409-925-8558 or email




The Galveston Ladies Business Lunch Group will meet at noon May 6 at Landry’s Seafood Restaurant, 5310 Seawall Blvd.

The group is open to members and other businesses that are owned or operated by women.

Contact Joni Lee Hall, or 409-443-1052.



The Bolivar Chamber of Commerce will meet at 7 p.m. May 6 at the Joe Faggard Center, 1750 state Highway 87.

To add an item to the agenda, email bolivarpeninsula

Call 409-684-5940.



The League City Chamber of Commerce will have its fourth annual ATHENA Leadership of the Bay Area Awards from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 9 at the Lakewood Yacht Club, 2425 NASA Parkway.

Tickets are $35 per person.

Contact Laurie Baldwin, or 281-338-7339.




H-E-B in Texas City is inviting Galveston County businesses to participate in its second annual craft fair, which will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 17 in front of the old Firestone building, 918 21st St.

The public also is invited to participate.

Tables will be available for $8 each or you can take your own.

To register, email,, or call 409-948-9500.



Galveston College’s Continuing Education and Professional Development Department is offering small businesses free training for their employees in a variety of subjects.

Classes offered can be held at their campus, at your business, or even online.

For information on how to sign up, call 409-944-1344. The deadline to submit an application is May 31.




The League City Chamber of Commerce will have its 13th Annual Men Who Cook-Tour of Duty event from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. July 10 at South Shore Harbour Resort in the Crystal Ballroom, 2500 South Shore Blvd.

This year the theme will be to celebrate our military personnel.

The League City Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting chefs wanting to participate. If you are interested, please call, 281-338-7339 for details (no fees to be a chef).

Tickets can be purchased at the Chamber, 217 E. Main St., or at

Tickets are $25 for members and $35 for nonmembers. Active duty military personnel, free admission with valid ID.

For information or to RSVP, call 281-338-7339.




The second annual Friendswood Community Awards will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 7 at the Green Event Center, 2000 W. Parkwood, FM 528.

The cost is $25 per person.

Call 281-482-3329 or visit

Email business calendar items to Call Angela Taylor-Wilson, community news editor, 409-683-5239.

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