The Galveston Republican Women hosted its third annual fundraiser Sept. 6 at the Hotel Galvez. All the proceeds benefit Republican candidates in the general election. Government officials, including those at the state and local levels, business leaders and community interest groups joined the keynote speaker, George Prescott Bush, a candidate for Texas Land Commissioner, at the tropical luau event.
GALVESTON — A recent Texas A&M University study found that out-of-county visitors to the park spent nearly $4 million in Galveston County last year. That money helped create nearly 58 full- and part-time jobs in the county, according to the study.