Stark Foundation holds building dedication for multi-million-dollar addition to museum

The Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation Board of Trustees and Staff dedicated the new Walter G. Riedel III Education Center and Eunice R. Benckenstein Library & Archive at the Stark Museum of Art on Thursday, Feb. 22.

The new two-story addition, a more than $7 million project, is approximately 15,000 square feet, built primarily from concrete and steel. The new building is designed to withstand a category 5 hurricane, according to a release by the Stark Foundation.

Southeastern Freight Lines promotes Henry Ruelas to service center manager

Southeastern Freight Lines, a leading provider of regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services, announced that Henry Ruelas has been promoted to service center manager in Orange.
With over 17 years of experience at Southeastern, Ruelas started his career at the Houston service center as a part-time freight handler. Since then, he has served in a variety of roles, including full-time freight handler, driver trainee, pickup and delivery driver, frontline leadership and most recently, operations manager in Houston.

ExxonMobil Polyethylene Plant manager keynotes Golden Triangle Business Roundtable Semiannual Plant Manager's Meeting

Jason Duncan, plant manager of the ExxonMobil Beaumont Polyethlene Plant, gave an update on the Beaumont Polyethylene Expansion Project (BPEX) to the Golden Triangle Business Roundtable (GTBR) Tuesday, Feb. 20, at the Paul & Connie Szuch Multipurpose Conference Center at Lamar Institute of Technology.