Vidor Rotary Club will once again host their annual Election Day chili dinner, this time with grab-and-go for social distancing.  "We will miss being about to have the students performing and folks being allowed to sit and eat and visit, but we are going to observe social distancing to keep…
Twelve Domino's stores in the Greater Beaumont-Port Arthur area are hiring more than 100 team members for delivery, customer service and management positions.  “Domino’s works hard to serve local communities across the country and this area is no different,” said Randy Brown, a Port Arthur-area…
Governor Greg Abbott announced Oct. 22 that the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) has secured 2.8 million doses of flu vaccine for the Texas Vaccines for Children Program and the new Adult Influenza Vaccine Initiative. These programs will enhance flu vaccination coverage as part of…
The McFaddin-Ward House (MWH) announced Oct. 20 that it will host a community-wide scavenger hunt, “Our House is Your House: Key Hunt,” Nov. 9-13 with prizes given to the winners. Ten brass skeleton keys will be hidden throughout community locations in Beaumont. Clues will be posted on social…
  We don't know about you, but this year has felt like a constant barrage of bad news – both locally and nationally, which is why the Beaumont CVB has launched the Localist Program. It's a concerted effort to change the narrative, drown out the noise, and bring some much-needed positivity and…
Thursday, Oct. 15 was International Credit Union Day (ICU Day), an annual event that raises global awareness for the credit union movement through outreach, volunteerism and fundraising, Education First Federal Credit Union reported Oct. 16. Education First FCU joined credit unions worldwide to…
The Texas Alcohol Beverage Commissioner (TABC) has approved Orange County Judge John Gothia’s request for bars to reopen in Orange County, the county announced Oct. 16.  The approval allows local bars to open at 50% capacity as long as they are able to comply with the standard health protocols…
The U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced Oct. 15 the award of more than $220 million in discretionary grant funding to improve port facilities in 15 states and territories, including the Port of Port Arthur, through the Maritime Administration’s (MARAD) Port…
In the wake of Hurricane Delta, Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE) Oct. 12 pledged $100,000 to assist communities in Southwest Louisiana and Southeast Texas in recovering from back-to-back hurricanes. This builds on a $500,000 pledge by the Sempra Energy Foundation toward recovery efforts after Hurricane…
The past months have been incredibly challenging for everyone, but the Beaumont Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) is determined to make visiting and meeting in Beaumont as easy and safe as possible. The Beaumont CVB team has worked diligently with hospitality partners to give those visiting the…