Newsletter Jan #2 2020
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This year the Dickinson Chamber of Commerce brings something to the community that has long been asked for. Market on the Bayou will be the first Texas Certified farmers market in Dickinson and the only Texas Certified farmers market in North Galveston. Beginning April 3rd, the first Saturday of each month we invite the community to SHOP LOCAL & SHOP TEXAS with a variety of farm fresh products. Until the market launch date we encourage you to shop local and shop Dickinson. Not sure where to shop? Check out our Directory.
Hosted by the Dickinson Chamber of Commerce with generous support by provided by the DEDC for use of land.
BUSINESS NEWS
Market on the Bayou is Coming!

Now's your chance to shine by upgrading your business curb appeal.

The Exterior Improvement Reimbursement Grant Program is a program administered by the Dickinson Economic Development Corporation (DEDC) that will provide up to a $10,000 reimbursement by award ofbudgeted grant funds toDickinson building ownersor tenant businesses.The purpose of the program is to provide permanent, affixed improvements to Dickinson improved commercial properties within the city limits and that are in good standingwith theDEDC and theCity of Dickinson, as explained below.Owners and tenants may be eligible for a reimbursement grant for monies used to improve commercial building exteriors. Grants may be awardedto reimburseup to 50% (maximum $10,000)of expended funds foreligible renovations.
Please join us for a Zoom CEU Webinar
February 5, 2021 12:00pm-1:00pm (CST)
Presentation Topic: “Feeling Exhausted? Compassion Fatigue in a World of Change”
Presented By:

David Nix MA, LPC, MAC, CEAP Employee Assistance Program Manager ConocoPhillips Behavioral Health & EAP Services

Tom Collins M.Ed, LPC, CEAP Advisor, Employee Assistance & WorkLife Services Global Health and Medical Chevron Services Company A Division of Chevron U.S.A. Inc

Please Register with the link below in advance to receive log in information! After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
*Please note that you must be logged into the Webinar video for CEU credit for the entire hour. CEU credits are offered for LPCs, TCBAP (LCDCs), Social Work and LMFTs*
Let’s Celebrate Texas, Y’all!
 
On Tuesday, March 2nd, TDA will be celebrating Texas Independence Day by showcasing an assortment of Lone Star goods and gifts in a special edition online magazine, which will be available for purchase through https://shop.gotexan.org

Do you have a product that is shaped like Texas, features the state flower, or embodies Texas in another way? TDA is looking to highlight these types of 'Tex'ified products!

Remember, if it’s grown or made by Texans, you can’t go wrong!

How to Participate - Join The GO TEXAN Market today and:
  • be able to accommodate drop ship orders;
  • link your current Stripe account to GO TEXAN's (or create and link a Stripe account for payouts);
  • understand that GO TEXAN takes 10% of all sales and Stripe 2.9%;
  • set your own shipping rates, and if you choose, determine a threshold for customers to receive Free Shipping;
  • set your product price to include sales tax, if applicable;
  • Wine, beer and spirits and CBD partners ONLY will be linked back to their website to purchase there or find where the beverages can be bought.
Don’t wait – the signup deadline is January 29, 2021.
 
Please take a look at last years Gift Guide to have a better understanding if you have not yet participated in this opportunity (But please note this year the customers will be brought back to The GO TEXAN Market for purchasing, not each vendors own website): click here to view
 
 
Please join us for a Zoom CEU Webinar
February 5, 2021 12:00pm-1:00pm (CST)
Presentation Topic: “Feeling Exhausted? Compassion Fatigue in a World of Change”
Presented By:

David Nix MA, LPC, MAC, CEAP Employee Assistance Program Manager ConocoPhillips Behavioral Health & EAP Services

Tom Collins M.Ed, LPC, CEAP Advisor, Employee Assistance & WorkLife Services Global Health and Medical Chevron Services Company A Division of Chevron U.S.A. Inc

Please Register with the link below in advance to receive log in information! After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
*Please note that you must be logged into the Webinar video for CEU credit for the entire hour. CEU credits are offered for LPCs, TCBAP (LCDCs), Social Work and LMFTs*
H-GAC Bringing Back Main Street Roundtable, January 26, 2021

Please join H-GAC for our next Bringing Back Main Street Revitalization roundtable on Tuesday, January 26 on Zoom.

The program begins at 9:30 a.m., and presentations will highlight the Texas Department of Agriculture's Community Development Block Grant (TxCDBG) programs available to rural communities for a wide variety of downtown revitalization projects.

Presenters include:
  • Crystal Ortegon, TxCDBG Programs
  • Leigha Larkins, City of Huntsville
  • Kenneth Kathan, City of Anahuac

If you have already registered, we apologize for the duplicate invitation and will see you on January 26. 

Sincerely,
Cheryl Mergo
Houston-Galveston Area Council

When
Tuesday, January 26, 2021 from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM CST