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The Galveston County Daily News: Guest Columns

July 6, 2015

Guest Columns

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‘Black Tie and Boots’ raises big bucks

We are thrilled that the American Heart Association’s “Black Tie and Boots” Galveston Heart Ball had its best year yet with record-breaking donations raised on June 6 at the Tremont House.

  • icon Posted: July 05

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Sunday 07/05/2015
What parking problems?
Posted: July 05, 2015

I don’t know why so many are complaining about downtown parking (“Parking problems,” The Daily News, June 28).

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Saturday 07/04/2015
Rotary of Texas City making a difference
Posted: July 04, 2015

Texas City is blessed with most of the usual service clubs all benefiting from our very generous residents and petrochemical industry partners in community service.

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A little-known patriotic wharf story
Posted: July 04, 2015

Everyone knows the story of Dunkirk. During the early days of World War II, the Nazi Blitz forced British and French armies in France to the edge of the sea.

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Sunday 06/28/2015
What do bowling and Pat Green have in common?
Posted: June 28, 2015

Texas country music star Pat Green will perform at Galveston’s Grand 1894 Opera House on Saturday, August 8, and you will be helping Gulf Coast Big Brothers Big Sisters when you buy a ticket.

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Saturday 06/27/2015
Two girls and a submarine
Posted: June 27, 2015

Following two young women up the stairs, at a slower rate, we walk on to the deck of a World War II submarine, the Cavalla. Jordan, who is 10 years old, is providing our granddaughter Nicole a tour. Her dad, DeWayne Davis, is the American Undersea Warfare Center curator. Leaning over to him, I say this should be interesting.

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4-2-1 plans needs more than open debate
Posted: June 27, 2015

Frank, public debates are always a good thing (“4-2-1 proposal deserves a fair hearing,” The Daily News, June 21).

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Wednesday 06/24/2015
'School's Out, Hunger's Not' needs support
Posted: June 24, 2015

Earlier this month, the Galveston County Food Bank took a trip down memory lane to honor the original founders of the organization and some of the first board members since the organization was created in 2003. Mark Davis, co-founder and former director, was on site, as well as original board members like Garvin O’Neil, Susan Criss, Jeff Antonelli and Ray Pinard. In addition to these recognitions, we unveiled an incredible building face-lift. 

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Practical Assets
Posted: June 24, 2015

The value of a concept to an engineer is generally in proportion to the ability to use the concept in repeatable ways to solve problems in the real world. 

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