The North Galveston County Chamber of Commerce will have its monthly luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Aquarium Restaurant, No. 11 Kemah Boardwalk.

Pierr Castillo, CEO of Top Star Marketing, will be the guest speaker. He will discuss “Why Your Brand Should be Endearing.”

The cost is $20 for members and $25 for all others.

To RSVP, contact Rhonda Argo, rargo@northgalves or 281-534-4380.



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 that are owned or operated by women.

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




Express Employment Professionals will have an Inspirational Leadership event from 7:45 a.m. to noon Wednesday in the Bayou Theatre in the Bayou Building on the campus of the University of Houston at Clear Lake, 2700 Bay Area Blvd.

The cost is $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Space is limited.

A continental breakfast will be provided at 7:15 a.m.

To RSVP, call 281-648-4200.




The Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors “Super” quarterly meeting will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at 9702 Emmett F. Lowry Expressway.

Attendees are asked to RSVP by April 14 by calling 409-935-1408.



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

Chamber members and potential members are welcome.

Visit www.galveston or call 409-763-5326.




The Friendswood Chamber of Commerce will have its “Brown Bag” networking luncheon from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at its offices, 1100A S. Friendswood Drive.

No RSVP is required.

The chamber also will have a business mixer from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at David Weekly Homes, 1802 Eagle Creek Drive (Sterling Creek Subdivision).

To RSVP, call Robert Ragsdale, 281-249-77069.




The Galveston Chamber of Commerce will have its After-5 Business Mixer from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at The Pelican Club, 3818 Ave. T.

To RSVP, contact Erin Kay, or 409-763-5326.




The Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce will have its annual Industrial Trade Show from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 22 at the Doyle Convention Center, 2010 Fifth Ave. N.

Call 409-935-1408.



The Friendswood Chamber of Commerce will have its Kick Start Your Day Networking Breakfast from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. April 24 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. April 26 at Stevenson Park, 1000 S. Friendswood Drive.

To sign-up, email



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 sfchamber@com



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 bolivarpen

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, laurie@leaguecitycham 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 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 www.friendswood

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

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