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Ready to Tee Off? Network at the Best Business Golf Tournament in the Region!

Ready to Tee Off? Network at the Best golftournament_logoBusiness Golf Tournament in the Region!

Galveston Regional Chamber Golf Tournament Scheduled for September 14 at Moody Gardens Golf Course

GALVESTON, TX July 14, 2015 – It is golf tournament time for the Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce and this is your chance to network at one of the best business tournaments in the region! Mark your calendars for Monday, September 14, 2015 at Moody Gardens Golf Course in Galveston, Texas and enjoy a day of golf, business networking, delicious food and drinks and exciting new details.

“We are proud to present the 26th annual Chamber Golf Tournament to the business community,” said Howie Bentley of Classic Auto Group Galveston, Chair of the Golf Tournament Committee. “There’s a reason that businesses come back to this tournament year after year. The quality of the networking, the fun times and the amazing courses make this a tournament you won’t want to miss.”

Sponsorship opportunities have been released with options for every business need and value. Businesses can choose from a variety of levels to include teams, tee box and hole ownership, signage, meal underwriting and more. To secure your sponsorship level today, email Elizabeth Rogers Alvarado, Director of Special Events, at ealvarado@galvestonchamber.com or call (409) 763-5326.

Moody Gardens Golf Course is a seaside course with a tropical feel. A premiere public golf course, Moody Garden Golf Course underwent a $16 million dollar renovation in 2008, by renowned course architects Jacobsen Hardy. The course still features the best historical aspects of the original layout, while significantly improving certain holes and overall course flow. The course offers 18 holes meandering through upland and lowland native areas, natural wetland habitats of beautiful Sydnor Bayou, and over 500 palm trees.

To secure sponsorships or for more information, click here. You can also email Elizabeth Rogers Alvarado, Director of Special Events, at ealvarado@galvestonchamber.com or call (409) 763-5326.

 

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Advocacy. The Business Advocacy Committee shall be charged with the primary responsibility to promote a positive and pro-active business environment in the Galveston area through the following activities:

  1. Developing and supporting local governmental action which promotes a strong business climate and job growth opportunities.
  2. Opposing local governmental action which inhibits a strong business climate and diminishes job growth opportunities.
  3. Establishing productive relationships between business interests and public officials.
  4. Providing forums to inform public officials and candidates for public office on issues impacting the business community.
  5. Providing forums to educate the membership on issues impacting the business community.
  6. Communicating official Chamber positions to the appropriate public officials prior to their action on the issue.
  7. Identifying and supporting individuals to serve on public Commissions and Boards.
  8. Endeavoring to hold public officials accountable for their actions and the resulting impact on the business community. This may be accomplished by the circulation of public official voting records to the Chamber membership on any issue on which the Chamber has communicated an official position.

Advocacy Committee meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month, in conjunction with Legislative Affairs, 8:00 am, in the Chamber Board Room.

Comite de Negocios (Spanish Businesses Committee). This committee's mission is to advocate and act as a liaison for the hispanic owned business community within the region.

The Comite de Negocios meets the 2nd Monday of every month, 8:00 am, in the Chamber Board Room.

C-Crewe. The C-Crewe’s objective is to engage professionals under forty in the Galveston business community, as well as the Chamber of Commerce.

C-Crewe meets the 2nd Friday of every month, 10:00 am, at various locations.

Doolin Maritime Career Pathways. As a committee of the Galveston Chamber of Commerce, the Doolin Maritime Pathways Crew is a coalition of educators, organizations, and businesses that promote local workforce development for the maritime industry.

The Doolin Maritime Career Pathways Committee meets the 3rd Friday of every month, 7:30 am, in the Chamber Board Room.

Education. The mission of this committee is to enhance the quality, accessibility, choice, and usefulness of education for all students, and to support the economic, social, and political viability of Galveston Island.

Education Committee meets the 1st Friday of every month, 7:30am, various locations.

Executive Committee. This committee meets the 2nd Friday of every month, 8:00 am, Chamber offices.

Golf Tournament. The Golf Tournament is a fundraiser for the Chamber.

This committee meets monthly beginning in May, with the exact scheduled to be determined at that time.

Legislative Affairs. The mission for this committee is to advocate through the Legislature for member businesses, providing a voice to not only the State, but at a National level as well.

This committee meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month, 8:00 am, in the Chamber Board Room.

Lemonade Day. Lemonade Day Galveston County, which is an initiative of the Galveston Regional Chamber’s Education Committee, empowers today’s youth to become tomorrow’s entrepreneurs. Youth of all ages – from pre-K through high school, across Galveston County can register.

Lemonade Day Committee meets the 1st Friday of every month, 10:00 am, Chamber Board Room.

Membership Development. This committee is tasked with growing and retaining the membership base, through continual review of membership levels and benefits, and listening to the members, their requests, and requirements.

This committee meets the 1st Thursday of every month, 2:00 pm, Chamber offices.

Pelican Island and Galveston Channel Advocacy. This committees mission is promoting and advocating for existing and future land owners and businesses on Pelican Island and the Port of Galveston and its tenants.

This committee meets the 2nd Monday of every month, 11:30 am, at various member locations.

Women’s Conference. The mission of this committee is to give women in the region an opportunity to come together, share and learn from each other.

Women’s Conference Committee meets the 1st Thursday of every month, 3:00 pm in the Chamber Board Room.

Work Force Development. The mission of this committee is to identify skill sets that match employment opportunities in the Galveston Region.

Work Force Development Committee meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month, 9:00 am in the Chamber Board Room.

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