Motiva golf tournament raises more than $137,000

Motiva’s 26th annual Golden Golf tournament raised more than $137,000 recently to benefit Junior Achievement of the Golden Triangle.
JA Director Patricia Woolridge reports that thousands of children throughout the Golden Triangle benefit each year from the programs that are made possible through funds raised at this tournament.
“Students develop the skills they need to become tomorrow’s workforce, thanks to Motiva, their employees and the numerous financial supporters, golfers and volunteers involved in the success of this tournament,” she said.

GTEC’s third annual tournament raises money for United Way

Golden Triangle Emergency Center hosted its third annual Charity Golf Tournament on Friday, June 9.
The event was held at the Bayou Din golf course in Beaumont, with proceeds going to benefit the United Way of Mid & South Jefferson County and Orange County. The charity event raised $7,692 and sparked significant community involvement.

Arlanxeo Partners with Lamar State College-Orange for $469,914 Job-Training Grant

Arlanxeo has partnered with Lamar State College-Orange to provide job training using a $469,914 Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). The grant will benefit workers in the Southeast Texas area.

Entergy readies for potential tropical storm

Entergy Texas, Inc. is keeping a close eye on a tropical system in the Gulf of Mexico that is expected to make landfall within the next 48 hours.

Current forecasts indicate the storm and its projected 40-mile-per-hour wind gusts will make landfall along the Texas Gulf Coast near Sabine Pass early Thursday morning.

Entergy has core teams stationed in the forecasted area to respond to power outages resulting from severe weather. Crews and contractors are prepared to work long hours to restore service to customers as safely and as quickly as possible.