CommunityBank of Texas supports Family Services with pledge of $5,000

CommunityBank of Texas recently donated $5,000 to Family Services of Southeast Texas. The donation will be used towards helping the organization serve families and individuals in crises. Family Services Counseling Center provides healing to individuals and families who are facing a variety of issues that affect families, such as grief, stress, parenting challenges, marital difficulties, substance abuse and more. Family Services Women and Children’s Shelter provides hope to all victims of domestic violence.

Caliche to store ethylene in Beaumont salt cavern

Houston-based company Caliche Development Partners, which develops, constructs, and operates subsurface hydrocarbon storage assets and related pipelines in North America, announced Tuesday, May 8, the execution of a long-term storage services agreement for ethylene in its Beaumont cavern.

Caliche will provide firm storage service in a substantial portion of the 600-million-pound capacity salt cavern for its customer’s ethylene and derivative operations in the Golden Triangle area, beginning in the third quarter of 2018.

Steak N Shake gets city of Beaumont’s stamp of approval

In addition to a parcel of land situated close to Parkdale Mall, franchisers of the Steak N Shake brand have also closed the deal on city approval for the restaurant’s debut in Southeast Texas.

At a meeting of the Beaumont City Council on Tuesday, May 29, the group voted to accept the franchise’s proposal, with a few modifications set forth in the deal.

According to  GBI Investments LLC representative Anthony C. Goss, the Steak N Shake franchise would use the footprint of the Parkdale Church at 4490 Crow Road as its first ever Golden Triangle installation.

Huntsman STEM Innovation Prize Grant

Children are the future, so why not invest in them? Well, Huntsman did just that by awarding the 2018 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Innovation Prize Grant to local Teachers. The recipients included Katherine Whitney and Susan Ellis, Nederland Central Middle School teachers, and Selena Hennigan, a teacher at Orangefield High School. Both schools will be receiving $3,000 from the Huntsman STEM Innovation Grant Program.

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