Port Arthur Education Foundation disburses $516,962.37 in grant money in 2017

The Port Arthur Education Foundation recently presented Lamar State College Port Arthur a grant in the amount of $15,000 toward Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts. These funds will benefit and support students that were impacted by Hurricane Harvey with tuition, books and other needs.

Nothing Bundt Cakes offering new Chocolate Turtle flavor in January

When it comes to the business of selling desserts, Nothing Bundt Cakes has capitalized on the customer’s sweet tooth, offering 40 different designs and nine classic flavors in several distinct sizes.

But what exactly is a Bundt cake?

“Most people think of it as a pound cake because it has a hole in the center,” said Lucy Lara, manager at Nothing Bundt Cakes in Beaumont. “That’s practically what a Bundt cake is, and we make them in different sizes. We have Bundtinis, Bundlets and our 8- and 10-inch cakes.

Mobiloil Credit Union business forum rescheduled for Jan. 30

The original date of Mobiloil Credit Union’s Investing in You Business Forum has changed due to Harvey’s untimely arrival.

However, now business leaders and entrepreneurs will have a chance to start 2018 with some fresh new ideas by attending the event, now scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 30 from 8 a.m. – noon at the Jefferson Theatre, 345 Fannin St. in Beaumont. The event is free, but registration is required.

BBVA Compass brings toys, holiday cheer to PA students

The BBVA Compass Foundation brought its fifth annual Project Blue Elf initiative to Port Arthur. Project Blue Elf is the bank’s signature holiday initiative that provides toys to children in low to moderate income areas. This year, the program reached more than 5,500 students in 30 markets across the bank’s footprint, including the 125 kindergarten, first-and second-grade students at Lee Elementary School.