Skylar Thompson

Market Basket golf tourney raises $10K

Market Basket’s Annual Lamar Endowment Golf Tournament, held Tuesday, April 24 at Country Club of Texas, raised another $10,000 for Lamar University.
This is the sixth consecutive year that the tournament has raised $10,000 for LU, with the money being donated to the Athletic Department.
Skylar Thompson, president of Market Basket, said, “This is something we take pride in being able to do, and it is far more than just Market Basket making this possible. We have vendor partners from Texas and Louisiana that participate with us in raising the money that is donated.”

American Red Cross moves to new location in Beaumont

The American Red Cross of Southeast and Deep East Texas celebrated the opening of its new Beaumont office with a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday, April 17.

The Beaumont office was scheduled to move from 3260 Eastex Fwy to a new location prior to Hurricane Harvey, and was temporarily without a physical location when hurricane related circumstances rendered the new space unavailable.