Tag Archives: South Padre Island Chamber of Commerce

Shop Island Businesses to Win

Shop the Island

In a time when it is even more imperative to shop local small businesses comes the South Padre Island Chamber of Commerce‘s “Shop the Island” initiative through Dec. 27. For every $20 spent with all Island businesses, shoppers may register for a $500 shopping spree. Many businesses are open for outdoor shopping opportunities. Every dollar spent locally also ensures a healthy and growing South Padre Island economy. Original receipts may…

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Awarding Shoppers on the Island

Sisters Interiors is one of the many businesses holiday shoppers can shop and have a chance to win a $500 shopping spree from the SPI Chamber. (photo Sisters Interiors)

The South Padre Island Chamber of Commerce is encouraging holiday shoppers to hit up some of the Island’s businesses. In turn, shoppers can win a $500 shopping spree. People can shop any business on South Padre Island until Dec. 18 to enter to win. To be entered, original receipts must be brought to any of the following chamber member businesses: Cactus Flower, Paragraphs, S.O.S. Services, Ship Shape, Sisters Interiors; SPI…

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SPI Coffee and Conversation

Join the South Padre Island Chamber of Commerce for the November installment of Coffee and Conversation. Kristina Boburka, director of the SPI Shoreline Department, serves as speaker. Attend to learn all the things happening to SPI’s beautiful shoreline. This event is open to all chamber members and prospective members.

Coming Together to Build the Reef

Red snapper swimming in the artificial reef. (Courtesy)

Gary Glick, president of the nonprofit group Friends of RGV Reef, said recreational red snapper fishing generates several times the economic force of commercial red snapper fishing. People who come to fish also spend money on food and lodging, gas, tackle, charter trips, etc. Glick estimates that Friends of RGV Reef has spent about $400,000 on deploying reef material so far. The group has managed to do it for roughly…

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Coffee and Conversation

Coffee and Conversation

Join the South Padre Island Chamber of Commerce as it welcomes Priscilla Duran to Coffee and Conversation. Duran serves as the South Texas community relations specialist for Economic Development and Tourism. This event is open to all chamber members and prospective members.

Ladies Kingfish Tournament

kingfish

The Ladies Kingfish Tournament is the first all-ladies tournament in the State of Texas. Two divisions of anglers, Bay and Offshore, compete. Anglers fishing in the Bay Division will vie for trophies in the categories of redfish, trout and flounder. Anglers in the Offshore Division complete in the categories of king, bonito, blackfin tuna and dolphin. Trophies go to the first four places in each category. Grand Champion Bay and Grand…

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SPI Quarterly Public Affairs Luncheon

Cameron County Judge Eddie Trevino

The South Padre Island Chamber of Commerce Business Services Education and Training Committee welcomes Cameron County Judge Eddie Trevino as he presents the State of the County Address. Required reservations are $20 for chamber members, $25 for future members through June 19. After June 19, registration is $25 for chamber members and $30 for future members. Reservations the day of the luncheon or walk-ins are $30 for everyone. No refunds after…

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