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Thursday, May 21, 2020
Read the original news article here.  CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS — Local hospitals are receiving 1,200 gallons of medical-grade hand sanitizer from ExxonMobil. The donation is being coordinated by Gulf Coast Growth Ventures, a world-scale petrochemical plant under construction near Gregory as a joint venture between ExxonMobil and SABIC. The group says local government officials will also receive ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, General News Article
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Dear Friends: My staff and I prioritize responding timely and thoroughly to every letter and email we receive, assisting SD 21 residents with state-related issues, monitoring newspapers from throughout the district to remain informed about local issues, and developing legislation requested by my constituents.   COVID-19 has not only complicated this work, but also intensified ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, Economic, Political
Friday, May 15, 2020
Read the original article here.SABIC donates $1.5M to support COVID-19 Americas response efforts SABIC, a diversified chemical company headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, has earmarked about $1.5 million in donations to assist those most impacted during the COVID-19 pandemic in the Americas region. Houston is home to SABIC’s Americas region headquarters. The donations consist of approximately ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, General News Article
Friday, May 15, 2020
Port of Corpus Christi partners with LiftFund to offer Covid-19 relief loans to small businesses CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS – (May 15, 2020) – The Port of Corpus Christi has allocated a $200,000 grant to LiftFund, a nonprofit community lender, to provide COVID-19 relief loans to eligible small businesses in Nueces and San Patricio counties.   The funds will be used to administer the small business ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, Human Interest, Small Business
Friday, May 08, 2020
Minimum Standard Health Protocols - Open Texas (Parks / Beaches / Bodies of Water ) While parks, beaches, rivers, and lakes may be open, effective May 8, 2020, indoor swimming pools may operate up to 25% of the total listed occupancy of the swimming pool facility and outdoor swimming pools may operate up to 25% of the normal operating limits as determined by the swimming pool operator. Local ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, General News Article

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