Port Arthur Industrial Group brings STEM-based Science Museum to 1,800 elementary students

Through the support of the Port Arthur Industrial Group (PAIG), which includes Port Arthur refineries and petrochemical companies, along with the PAIG Community Advisory Group, the Texas Alliance for Minorities in Engineering (TAME) showcased the TAME Trailblazer at nine Port Arthur ISD schools from Jan. 29 to Feb. 9.

Boardwalk Grille opens temporary location, to build $850,000 restaurant on Sabine River

Orange City Council made a motion approving the Economic Development Corporation to enter into an agreement with the Boardwalk Grille for the expenditure of funds for infrastructure improvement in an amount not to exceed $200,000 at its Tuesday, Feb. 27, meeting.

The motion will help move forward the construction of a new $850,000 restaurant on Fifth Street along the Riverfront Boardwalk in Orange, according to restaurant co-owner Lacey Lemoine.

Annual job shadow event connects students and engineers

Junior Achievement of the Golden Triangle, in an effort to educate young people on business, economics and free enterprise, hosted its seventh annual Engineering Job Shadow Lunch at the Beaumont Event Center on Feb. 21. The event was held to allow high school students to explore the engineering field by interacting face to face with professional engineers and participate in activities that featured the science of the field.

Salata to open Beaumont location on March 29

Salata is slated to open in Beaumont on Thursday, March 29. This will be the restaurant’s inaugural location in Beaumont and the second Salata restaurant for franchise partner Edgy Veggies, owned by Joe Piro and Chad George. The location is an extension of the health-focused lifestyle that stands as a cornerstone of the Salata brand. A gluten-free certified group of restaurants with over 70 locations, Salata not only encourages but also guides patrons toward body wellness through nutrient-rich foods.

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