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Actress Marilu Henner Keynote Speaker at 10th Annual Women’s Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 29, 2016
CONTACT: M.J. Naschke (409) 771-4373

Actress Marilu Henner Keynote Speaker at 10th Annual Women’s Conference

GALVESTON, TX – The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce has confirmed that Marilu Henner, actress and author, will be the keynote speaker at the 10th Annual Conference Celebrating Women: Mind, Body, Spirit, Thursday, April 6, 2017, at Moody Gardens Convention Center.

Star of two classic sitcoms, Taxi and Shade, Marilu Henner has starred in more than thirty films, six Broadway shows, been nominated for five Golden Globe awards, and is a New York Times bestselling author of over ten books on health, parenting, memory and lifestyle improvement. In addition to hosting her own nationally syndicated radio show, she has executive produced two talk shows and guest-starred on every major talk show, earning the her the title of “Talk Show Guest of the Year”, and was a two time competitor on Donald Trump’s Celebrity Apprentice and Celebrity Apprentice All-Stars. In 2016 she competed on the 23rd season of Dancing with the Stars on ABC reaching the quarter finals with her partner Derek Hough.

One of only twelve people documented with Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory, Marilu was the subject of a three-part special on 60 Minutes, 60 Minutes Australia, numerous news programs and international news articles, and served as the consultant for the CBS series Unforgettable.

Married with two sons, she practices a life of health and fitness. Her latest book, Changing Normal: How I cured my Husband’s Cancer, became the number one book on Amazon the first day on the market. She will share her experience in lifestyle improvement, parenting, memory and health with attendees at the Women’s Conference.

The Women’s Conference is designed to be inspirational, inspiring, empowering, educational and fun. Highlights include highly informative presentations by UTMB physicians, special guest speaker Connie Watt, Women’s Expo, Fitness Demonstrations, Luxury Lounge, and, new this year, Book Nook featuring local authors. An event planned and coordinated by women, for women, it is an engaging and fulfilling experience. Tickets and tables are now available at www.galvestonchamber.com or call (409) 763-5326.

George & Cynthia Mitchell Memorial Causeway Dedication

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 20, 2016 CONTACT: M.J. Naschke (409) 771-4373 George & Cynthia Mitchell Memorial Causeway Dedication GALVESTON, TX – The I-45 Causeway linking Galveston Island to the mainland will officially be named the George and Cynthia Mitchell Memorial Causeway on Tuesday, October 25. State Senator Larry Taylor, State Representative Wayne Faircloth, former Senator A.R.Continue Reading

Governor’s Office Of Small Business Assistance Awards Funding To 10 Small Business Service Providers

For Immediate Distribution | August 18, 2016 | (512) 463-1826 Governor’s Office Of Small Business Assistance Awards Funding To 10 Small Business Service Providers AUSTIN — The Governor’s Office of Small Business Assistance (OSBA) announced today that it has awarded approximately $100,000 in grant funding to ten nonprofit organizations from across the state for projects promotingContinue Reading

3rd Annual DOOLIN MARITIME CAREERS CAMP

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 31 – August 6, 2016 CONTACT: Gina Spagnola; gspagnola@galvestonchamber.com or (409) 763-5326 3rd Annual DOOLIN MARITIME CAREERS CAMP GALVESTON, TX The Doolin Maritime Careers Camp, a weeklong residential camp, July 31 thru August 6, 2016, is now accepting applications for students that are rising 8th to 10th grades. The camp is free ofContinue Reading

Galveston Regional Chamber to Honor Young Entrepreneurs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 24, 2016 CONTACT: M.J. Naschke (409) 762-3930 Galveston Regional Chamber to Honor Young Entrepreneurs GALVESTON, TX – The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce will honor the recipients of the First Annual George P. Mitchell Regional Entrepreneurs of the Year at an awards celebration, Friday, June 10, 7 – 10 pm, atContinue Reading

UTMB President Speaks to C-Crewe

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 22, 2016 CONTACT: M.J. Naschke (409) 762-3930 UTMB President Speaks to C-Crewe GALVESTON, TX – Dr. David Callender, President, UTMB Health, was the invited speaker at the quarterly informative luncheon hosted by C-Crewe, a membership division of the Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce. The C-Crewe invites regional business professionals to participateContinue Reading

Business Development Workshops

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 16, 2016 CONTACT: M.J. Naschke (409) 762-3930 Business Development Workshops GALVESTON, TX – The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with The Galveston Daily News and Galveston County Small Business Development Center, will present a series of business development workshops February 24, March 22, and April 26, at the ChamberContinue Reading

9th Annual Conference for Women Dedicated to Lyda Ann Thomas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 10, 2016 CONTACT: M.J. Naschke, (409) 762-3930 9th Annual Conference for Women Dedicated to Lyda Ann Thomas GALVESTON, TX – The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce has announced that the 9th Annual Conference Celebrating Women: Mind, Body, Spirit will be dedicated to former Galveston Mayor Lyda Ann Thomas. The conference isContinue Reading

The Happiness Project

CONTACT: M.J. Naschke, (409) 762-3930 IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 28, 2016 The Happiness Project GALVESTON, TX – Just where does happiness lie in the big scheme of your life? We know that happy people are healthier and live longer, but is it achievable for those of us who want to de-stress, laugh and be happy? GretchenContinue Reading