NEW! Full-Time Employee:
deep thanks to the Texas Workforce Commission, we have received a full-time employee from the Department of Labor for one full year and we hope to keep her! Rosemary Pizio-White is our new dedicated executive director! Special thanks to Diane Probst for applying for the grant on our behalf and to the History Center of Aransas County for allowing us to office with you!
Rockport-Fulton Entrance Signage
- Working on the purchasing of new sails, flags, plantings to spruce up the mess Harvey made.
Did you know the entrance flags spell out "Welcome" in nautical flag speak?
- are using volunteers from Aransas County Volunteer Center Ongoing
Large Post Event Cleanups
- Partnering with Boy Scouts to cleanup 49th annual Rockport Art Festival and will also at the Hurricane Harvey Anniversary weekend.
- Your donations helped us gift 2 Park Benches to Aransas County's Pathways and we sent a team of youth to help them rebuild fencing at
Linda S. Castro Nature Sanctuary
- We are now in-charge of the Monthly Plant Exchange at the History Center for Aransas County - 1st Weekend of every month at 10:00 a.m.
Since KACB lost everything in our storage shed - Fingers Crossed -
We've Applied for Grant with Keep Texas Beautiful. We need a 12' Cargo Trailer - This trailer will serve as storage and advertising as a mobile supply unit to help in our work.
Blue Crab Fundraising -
Every other month are assisting Winery by the Bay in their wonderful fundraising work. Donations are needed for the Silent Auction and of course we will accept your general donation(s). Next one is August 16th 4:30
Board Networking Meeting with our Bays Governing Bodies -
KACB facilitated a productive round table discussion with Mission Aransas, Coastal Bend Bays and Estuaries, our Navigation District to talk about ways we can better help each other.
Mark your Calendars for Land and Water Related Cleanups:
9:00 am to Noon
- August 11th - Pirate Sweep - Rockport Fairgrounds - Community Roadways cleanup
- August 16th - 4:00 to 6:30 - Blue Crab Silent Auction Party at Winery by the Bay
- September 22nd - Texas' General Land Office Waterway Cleanup - TBD working with Nav. Dist. to identify under-served areas
- 1st Week in Nov - If all works out with permitting, funding, etc. - we hope to hold our 1st Annual Fishing Guide Led Cleanup - this year Cove Harbor
- February 16th - Love Where You Live - Waterway Cleanups
- April 13th - Don't Mess with Texas Trash Off
**Please consider joining us monetarily or becoming a sponsor at these annual events. As a young organization, the plain truth is, we are in great need of funding to our General Fund to do things and do them right!