Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center, 7 Hope Blvd. in Galveston, was buzzing with excitement and great expectations on Sept. 6 during the official kickoff and welcome reception of Leadership Galveston.

The reception was the beginning of an eighth-month journey for the class of 2020, where lifelong friendships are made and business and personal connections are formed.

Doreen Hughes covers events and happenings across the county. Her column appears each Sunday. Contact her at newsroom@galvnews.com with “Out and About” in the subject line.

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