The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas on September 22, 1968 · Page 29
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The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas · Page 29

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v-i Brazofia County, THE BiUZOSPOhf FACTS. Ffwport, tenag, 8i«iJ«y. Sept., 44. IMI BP Chamber's activities in 1968 were quite extensive Durlni; the first two-thirds of Its 1968 llscnl year tli« Urazosporl Chamber of Comiiiprcp has: '—Inaiiguratud a plan lor a joint, contra! sewer system serving several cities ami developed areas In central Drazosport. -CrmiJiictml "grand opcnliiKs" ajid dedications for more llrms than In any previous total year, SOON NOW, die Drax'jsport Chamber of CoiniiM-rw, for the first I line since Its Inception as a community Inislness or- eanlxalion In early 1045, will have a home of Us own, HoadquartiTs for tin* CliaiiilM>r will Ix; the new "Chainbur Center." now ncarliiK completion. The moOern, 3,000- fiM.t liulMliii; Is sltuate'l )tist wc.st of tl,e 2Bfi Intcrrhance on HU;hway332. neartlm exact center of Bra/.osport. Doslcnod to blend wltli and coinploini-nt the commii- nlty's Industrial-commercial atmo.s- phere. the new office bulHlnr will lioiise all faci-ls of the Chamber's activity In the future. -Created an Impressive monument to the shrimping Industry, and a new major Brazosport tourist attraction. -Met with more 'than 20 manufacturing and service firm representatives seeking location fur IIP* plants. -Closely monitored all Congressional and I.et'.ls- latlvo activity affedlnp the area onlx-half of local business, and taken effecthe Progress has been made in '68, and we're proud to add to that progress... EVANS "BROTHERS WHOLESALE-RETAIL FRESH & FRESH FROZEN FISH-SHRIMP-CRABS -OYSTERS- ALL KINDS OF FROZEN BAIT TACKLE AND SUPPLIES... ON THE ROAD TO SURFSIDE Hwy 332 233-6781 action on several Issues of Importance, —Vndorlaken and partially completed the largest community beautlflca- tlon program ever programmed for a single year. -Established Initial contact with all major oil companies six months before the granting of offshore exploration leases In this area. -Maintained an extensive program of tourist and visitor attraction. -Promoted and brought to planning phase a new state park. -Monitored, guided and accelerated key portions of the area road-building program. _ Helped establish Die Texas Independence Trail through this area, -Assisted with bringing several contentions and special events to Brazos- port. — Complete'! an industrial site la.se map and instituted a new site selection system toassist industrial prospects. — Published a new Bra- /.osport information folder. — Obtained a new Coast Guard cutter to replace the decommissioned CGC Legare. which would otherwise not have been replaced here. — Implemented the correct positioning of flood control gates in the Old Brazos Channel. —Sought to interest a number of shrimp industry leaders to move their homes and business headquarters lie re. —Obtained restroom facilities on local beaches. -Undertaken a major, comprehensive stud;, of floi'J control, drainage, water resources and storm protection needs of the area. -Conducted Career Day for Braznsport Senior High School students, -Conducted Practical Politics Course for all interested persons in the area. — Designated and maintained a' ''Chamlier Holiday" schedule for local business firms. —Hosted events and awarded prizes to promote Brazosport as Texas' sport-fishing and outdoor recreation center. -Conducted special program to welcome new residents to Brazosport. In cooperation with industry and schools. — Nearly completed (lie new Chamber Center permanent quarters in the center of Brazosporl. -Made progress in the promotion of local scheduled airline service. —Completed an overall "waste collection and discharge map' 1 of Brazos- port. now in use by sewer system planning engineers. —Continued to sponsor Explorer Scout post specializing in business. — Assisted with annual Brazosport Fishin' Fiesta. -Participated in "Texas Industrial Week," "Public Schools Week." and other special commemorative programs. -Been represented at all significant regional and state meetings, seminars and conferences. —Completed a legislative issue opinion survey of local business leaders. — Assisted the Brazos- port Coast Guard Station in improving access roadway to Station. These are some highlight-; of the liiKi I.---; -jr. Utilization's activities so far in IOCS. There have been more, and there will be more, during the remaining three and one-half months of the 1008 program. T E BRAZORIA COUNTY BITTO FOOD FOB l*»*f You say your doctor needs advice on your electrocardiogram. But the nearest heart specialist is miles away? See the Bell Exhibit at HemisFair '68 . San Antonio. Texas Here's the answer. Our Uala-Phone' medical data service lets doctors send electrocardiograms (EKG's) directly from the patient to a remote point over regular telephone lines. With this new service, your doctor can send a "picture" of your heart action to a specialist for immediate consultation. You can bo in the doctor's office, in a hospital examination room, or in your own bed. The specialist can be cross-town or cross-country. L> - ;X*A Data-Plioni- 1 medical dala service is particularly helpful to doctors svho aren't trained in EKG analysis, and to patients who can't go to a specialist because of health or distance. Our continuinq f]oal is to meet the special need;; of a// our customers. Southwestern Bell ...and We Pledge To Service The Ever Growing BRAZORIA COUNTY Food Needs ,TV ,,•• ff •'••.• *"$ ' GERALD MORROW Freeport Store Manager DARREL JOHNSON Braiosport Village Store Mannger CHARlfS HERRING Angleton Store Manager BtTTOI FOOD FOR Lit C!

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