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11:30 a.m. today: Urgent Clinics Medical Care, 2560 state Highway 96, Suite 700.


11:30 a.m. Friday: Henry Freudenburg Insurance Co. Inc., 6202 Stewart Road.

5 p.m. July 8: Goodwill Industries, 4525 Ave. U.


6:30 p.m. June 5: Friendswood Women, 225 E. Edgewood (FM 2351).


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 Hitchcock Chamber of Commerce will have its quarterly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Floyd’s on the Water, 1301 Harborwalk Blvd.

Dr. Beth Lewis, president of College of the Mainland, will be the guest speaker.

Visit or call 409-986-9224.


The Galveston Chamber of Commerce is inviting the public to have breakfast with Julia Rathgeber, who is the Texas Insurance Commissioner, at 7:30 a.m. Friday in the Davidson Ballroom of The Tremont House, 2300 Mechanic St.

Tickets are $25 for members, $35 for nonmembers, and $500 for a sponsor table of eight.

Call 409-763-5326.


The Center for Risk Management will host “Facility Risk Assessment” from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at the Gulf Coast Safety Institute, 320 Delaney Road.

An introduction to risk assessment, the course will discuss how to identify, categorize and control risks.

David Loyd, Chief of the Safety and Test Operations Division at NASA’s Johnson Space Center, will teach the class.

Contact SeAlice Hemphill, or 409-933-8365.


The League City Chamber of Commerce will have a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday at its offices, 217 E. Main St.

Hot dogs and refreshments will be served during the lunch hour.

Call 281-338-7339.

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.

Call 409-944-1344. The deadline to submit an application is Saturday.


The Home Depot will sponsor a free Hurricane Preparedness workshop from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at 702 65th St.

Workshop leaders will teach and demonstrate critical hurricane readiness topics, including storm prep projects, generator safety and how to assemble disaster preparedness kits.


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

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

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

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