US Army conducts training exercise, brings supplies through the Port of Port Arthur

The U.S. Army, with the assistance of U.S. Navy vessel USNS Watson and the Navy Military Sealift Command, the Port of Charleston and the Port of Port Arthur, conducted a Sealift Emergency Deployment Readiness Exercise (SEDRE) in March from Fort Bragg, North Carolina, to Fort Polk, Louisiana.

Walmart opens Vidor Supercenter

Walmart opened the doors to its new Vidor Supercenter on Wednesday, March 14, with Mayor Robert Viator Jr. and the Vidor Chamber of Commerce holding a ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the occasion.
The new store at 1360 N. Main St. has replaced the company’s smaller, preexisting store adjacent to the new Supercenter, providing expanded services and offerings.
Services at the new Supercenter include a pharmacy drive-thru and a free in-store pickup service, providing an easy way to shop millions of products on Walmart.com.

Walmart launches fifth annual hunger relief campaign

Walmart, Feeding America, and the Southeast Texas Food Bank have launched the fifth annual nationwide “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.

Walmart, Feeding America, and the Southeast Texas Food Bank have launched the fifth annual nationwide “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” campaign online and in stores in an effort to secure resources sufficient to provide 200 million meals nationwide.
The campaign will run through April 30, offering the public four different ways to participate and earn support from Walmart for Feeding America and local food banks throughout the country, including the Southeast Texas Food Bank in Beaumont, which serves Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, Newton, Orange, Polk, Sabine, and Tyler County residents.

Barfield Home Inspections receives award from Bridge City Chamber of Commerce

The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce has named Barfield Home Inspections and Pest Control its Business Member of the Month for March. Owner James R. “Rusty” Barfield accepted the award, sponsored by Sabine River Ford, from Bridge City Chamber Ambassador/Board Member Wanda McGraw, assistant vice president of Marketing for Sabine Federal Credit Union at the March Networking Coffee hosted by RE/MAX ONE.

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