Reese Construction Management Program hosts career forum

The Lamar University Reese Construction Management Program has scheduled a Construction Career Forum for Wednesday, April 29, from 6-8 p.m. on the eighth floor of the Mary and John Gray Library.  Students will have the opportunity to gain insight from industry professionals and network with experts in their career field.  Students are encouraged to bring current resumes.

Sabine-Neches Navigation District legislation passes Texas Legislature

The Sabine-Neches Navigation District legislation, authored by Senator Brandon Creighton (R-Conroe) and sponsored by Representative Joe Deshotel (D-Beaumont), has passed both chambers of the Texas Legislature and will now be sent to the Governor for signature. Senate Bill 1137 clarifies existing state statutes and authorizes the District to enter into contracts and agreements necessary to deepen the Sabine-Neches Waterway.

Nominations being accepted for 2015 ATHENA Award

Nominations are currently being accepted for the 2015 ATHENA Award. This annual award is given to an exceptional individual who has achieved excellence in her/his business or profession, has served the community in a meaningful way and has assisted women in their attainment of professional goals and leadership skills. The ATHENA Award will be presented at a Breakfast honoring the recipient at the Brown Estate on May 14, 2015.

CASA events raise awareness, funds for victims of child abuse

First Assistant Criminal District Attorney Corey Crenshaw serves guests of the CASA Justice is Served dinner. Each year, Jefferson County judges and members of the District Attorney’s Office act as waiters for the event. photo by Brandon Gouthier

CASA of Southeast Texas has been serving the abused and neglected children of Jefferson County for more than 20 years — speaking up for them when no one else would and ensuring that they are placed in safe and, when appropriate, permanent homes.