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COCONUTS 2nd Annual Golf Tournament, benefiting Bolivar Peninsula Lions Club “Swinging for Santa” (Benefiting local families for Christmas), Saturday June 1, 2013. Shotgun Start 8:30 AM & 1 PM at Crystal Beach Community Golf Course.
1st, 2nd and 3rd places winning prize money. Hole in one, Longest drive, Closest to pin. Player drawing and silent auction at Coconuts, Friday May 31st at 7:00 PM.
Entry fee: $70, Hole Sponsor $100, Contact: Maria at Coconuts for more information (409) 684-2626, or Brenda Flanagan (409) 291-9092 & Toni Standley (903) 780-8674. Registration form can be picked up at Coconuts, Golf Course, The Big Store and various local businesses.
is hosting 2 washer tournaments this summer on the beach. Memorial Day Weekend and July 4th Weekend! Details and registration at www.crystalbeachwashers.com.
Voters approved the creation of Galveston County Emergency Services District (ESD) #2 on Saturday by a wide margin. The final vote count was 202 for, 39 against. The ESD will provide necessary funding to support emergency medical and fire protection services on the peninsula. Commissioners will be appointed in the next few weeks.
The Health District's Animal Services now offers online pet registration. Attached please find a flyer with details on registration; who is required, how to register and the advantages of registering your pet.
People who live in the following jurisdictions are required to register their pets: Bayou Vista, Clear Lake Shores, Dickinson, Hitchcock, Kemah, La Marque, Santa Fe, Texas City, Tiki Island and unincorporated Galveston county.
Please feel free to print, forward and freely distribute with residents in these jurisdictions.
Defensive Driving Course
AARP is offering a Defensive Driving Course for all interested drivers onMonday, June 10, from 10 am to 2 pm at the Joe Faggard Community Center. The fee is $12 for AARP Members and $14 for non-Members. Many insurance companies offer discounted auto rates for drivers completing the course. Call Donna Sims at 713-206-4585 to register.
Duke University Talent Identification Program (TIP) is a global leader in identifying academically gifted students and providing them with innovative programming to support their development. TIP identifies gifted children and provides resources to nurture the development of these exceptionally bright youngsters. The Duke TIP Academy for Summer Studies offers an exceptional academic and social experience for those students who are among the top 5 percent of academically talented students in their grade level. Students in this program will experience challenging coursework and build friendships with other academically gifted peers. Only students who qualify at the Academy level are eligible for Academy courses. Caitlyn Jackson and Paige Eaton were in the top 5 percent. The program consists of a month long workshop for each girl. Caitlyn has been offered the workshop at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina and Paige will be attending Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. Caitlyn and Paige were asked to visit the Bolivar Peninsula Lions Club at their bi-monthly meeting on Thursday night. BPLC has offered to assist the girls in fund raising to meet their goals. To get them started, BPLC presented a check for $250 to each student. To make a donation, bank accounts have been set up at Texas First Bank for Caitlyn Jackson and Paige Eaton. Contact for more information on how to make donations, CLICK
Surf Conditions - Flag Warning System
The flags are located on the Highway in front of Kites Unlimited and the Remax Real Estate Office.
Businesses, please stop by the Chamber office between 10am-2pm to pick up your Surf Conditions cards.
Bolivar Slam - We regret the Bolivar Slam will not be held this year in May. We hope to be able to sponsor the event next year.
Bolivar Peninsula BloodShare
Bolivar Peninsula BloodShare will be held on Saturday, June 22, 2013, from 10 am until 4 pm at First Baptist Church of Port Bolivar, 523 Nelson, Port Bolivar, Texas 77650. Blood will be drawn by LifeShare and registered into a credited account for any of our residents, friends or family that might need it in the future. A very quick screening will let them know if you are eligible to give. The process is quick, not painful, and so necessary to keep blood provided for those who need it most in our community. Easy access parking, no steps, comfortable, and safe.
If you have any questions, please call Brenda Cannon Henley at (409) 781-8788.
Ladies Fishing Tournament
Dear Chamber Member,
It is that time of year again. As you know, spring is upon us and spring is a period of renewal. That goes for your Chamber membership, also. Our 2013 Membership Drive is in full swing and in order to keep your status current we ask that you fill out a membership application and pay your dues. Chamber dues are due on April 1st, 2013. If we haven't received your dues by the end of May, all advertising will be removed from the Chamber Website and weekly newsletter distribution. For more information, go to the Chamber website:
2013 Bolivar Beach Parking Sticker
Galveston County Department of Parks & Senior Services parking sticker program provides funds to maintain a cleaner, safer and healthier beach. Stickers may be purchased at many local stores, real estate agencies, and Beach Parking Attendants. The Big Store is selling parking stickers at each register! The charge for an annual parking sticker is $10.
To purchase by mail, send written request along with payment and a self addressed stamped envelope to Galveston Parks Department, 4102 Main Street (FM 519), La Marque, TX 77568. For more information, call 409-934-8100.
Rollover Bash & Dash is a clean, family-oriented event that is designed to draw people from all of Southeast Texasfor the purpose of enjoying what Rollover Pass has to offer. This fun-filled day will bring needed attention to the mission of the Gilchrist Community Association and the threat of losing a Texas treasure.
Jenesis Events LLC and Gilchrist Community Association bring you Rollover Bash & Dash
September 7th, 2013
A day of fun for the entire family. Our children are the most important part of this day, for they will remember the Pass as a magical place where they became a champion and found a treasure too!
- At 10 am children under 12 will participate in Kids "K"haos -A kids 1K beach obstacle-run that will finish with a real buried treasure hunt.
Every child will be presented with an award medal that identifies them as a champion as well as the slogan "Don't Pass on our Future...Save Rollover!"They will also be given the opportunity to run alongside their parents in the nighttime beach run.
- The day will be filled with fun activities for the children in all of us. Day- long activities will be available and include but not limited to - horse shoes, fishing, volleyball, washer boards, food, drinks, inflatables, vendors, music by Q94 / KD101 bonfire and more.
- At 8pm, the adults will don GLOW gear and head to the start line where they will embark upon a 3.5 mile nighttime beach run. The course is well-marked with LED batons/poles, military chemical lights and torches. The beach will look like space aliens have invaded the Texas coastline as hundreds of tiny glowing lights make their way from start to finish at a 4 mile per hour pace, a beautiful sight for sure.
All runners will receive glow gear and a commemorative shirt that identifies them as a finisher of the run that helped save Rollover Pass. Info and registration can be found online at www.jenesisevents.com - Special bundle pricing available for limited time. Vendor request, advertising, sponsorship or other general questions can be emailed to [email protected]
Bolivar Peninsula Chamber of Commerce
2013 Chamber Meeting Schedule
Chamber meetings are generally held on the 1st Tuesday of each month at The Joe Faggard Community Bldg. However, this schedule is tentatively set. Times to be announced, time and dates may change to accommodate guest speakers.
FEBRUARY 5th at 5pm, Joe Faggard Community Center
MARCH 5th at 7pm, Joe Faggard Community Center
APRIL 18th - Awards Banquet at Coconuts, 6:30pm, $20 tickets, call the Chamber @ 409-684-5940.
JUNE 20th - Samson Appreciation Get-Together - To be announced.
ADDING TO THE MEETING AGENDA: If you would like to add a topic to be discussed at an upcoming meeting you must submit in writing by the Thursday before scheduled meeting. Submit to: Chamber Office at 1750 Hwy 87 Crystal Beach, TX 77650. Or email [email protected]
Coconuts Daily Specials
All you can eat Chicken Fried Steak
Hamburger Steak Special
Taco Night and chef specials
$3 green drink specials
All you can eat Oysters!!! 9 different ways & chef specials
All you can eat Crawfish & chef specials
Breakfast every Saturday and Sunday starting at 9am
Fried Softshell Crab Tacos w/ Baha Jalapeno Sauce
Fri-Sat 11am-9pmSun 11am-8pm
Crawfish, Crawfish, Crawfish!!!!!
Live Music starts @ 7pm Friday Dick LeMasters Trio
Saturday @ 7pm Jamie Talbert and the Band of Demons
Hours: Mon-Tues 11am (lunch & dinner)Fri 4pm
Sat-Sun 12pm (lunch & dinner)
Be sure to check out our website for hours & events:Visit our Website
LIVE MUSIC -
Saturday Night, May 25th - 3-Way Switch 7pm-11pm
Kay's 4th Annual "Share the Pain" Benefit/Ride - May 31st-June 2nd
Monday - Mexican Food
Tuesday - Chef Choice
Wednesday - All you can eat pizza and salad bar!
Thursday Night - Steak Night
Friday - Fried or Grilled Shrimp
"Best Burgers on The Beach"
* Daily Lunch Specials *
Tiki Limo Service 409-504-5276
Welcome to Guideaux's Bayside Grille. Located in the Crystal Beach Plaza on Hwy 87 in Crystal Beach Tx. Next to the Family Dollar. Guideaux's serves up Crystal Beach's best Pizza, Wings, Philly Cheesesteaks and Subs. Guideaux's is the home of the "Best Burger On The Beach". At Guideaux's Bayside Grille every dish is created using only the freshest, finest ingredients. . We hand toss every pizza and use only fresh toppings. Guideaux's is proud to be the finest food in Crystal Beach!!! Check out our menu!
FantaSea BBQ & Grill will reopen April 26, 2013 @ 11am