The Gulf Coast Safety Institute will offer its 10-hour OSHA training for construction industry class Tuesday and Wednesday (Spanish) at 320 Delany Road.

Register through Texas Department of Insurance, Workplace Safety Division, by emailing or call 512-804-4610.

For information, contact Cindy Lewis, or 409-933-8495. Visit


The La Marque Chapter of the Bay Area Networking Group will meet at 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the International House of Pancakes, 6406 Interstate 45.

Membership is free.

Call Susan Johnston, 409-741-8111, or Kandi Harris, 281-481-1818.


The Galveston Network Alliance group meets at 7:30 a.m. Thursdays at Moody Methodist Church, 2803 53rd St.

The group is a great opportunity to meet others, spread the word about your business, and learn how to become involved in helping local charities. Membership is free.

Call JessieAnn Bradshaw, 409-766-0350.


The Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce will offer a seminar on how to protect yourself from identity theft from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday at its offices, 9702 Emmett F. Lowry Expressway.

Frank Mulcahy will be the presenter.

To RSVP, email or call 409-935-1408.


The Doolin Maritime Pathways Committee of the Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce will meet at 7:30 a.m. Friday at the chamber, 2228 Mechanic St., Suite 101.

Visitors are welcome.

For information, contact Gina Spagnola, or 409-763-5326.


The Center for Risk Management will offer a free class on “Focus on Safety to Improve Profitability” at 8 a.m. Friday at 320 Delany Road.

Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and can be found at

For information, contact Cindy Lewis, 409-933-8495 or


From the HeART Gallery will have a benefit fundraiser for Puerto Rico from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at 511 23rd St.

Photography and artwork will be available for sale with a percentage of each item going toward residents in Puerto Rico. There also will be T-shirts for sale at $15 each. There also will be music, food, and drinks.

Admission is free, but donations will be accepted.

For information, call Lauren Ware, 832-683-1223.

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