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The June issue of Corpus Christi Business News

The June 2018 issue of Corpus Christi Business News, a publication filled with features and news about the local business community with a special emphasis on small-business owners.

It’s summer in the Coastal Bend. Mother sea turtles are laying eggs in record numbers and the Shrimporee in Aransas Pass is setting up its tents and gathering ingredients for some of the best seafood eating around. You’ll find out about all that and more in the June issue of Corpus Christi Business News.

On the front page, along with sea turtles and shrimp festival, you’ll read about the resignation of Corpus Christi City Manager Margie Rose and the five elections (two, maybe three, left to go) needed to fill the District 27 congressional seat left vacant by Blake Farenthold when he resigned in April.

Corpus Christi Business News is mailed to 10,000 business owners a month free of charge. If you don’t get one in the mail, you can pick one up at any of the locations listed here, also for free. As the only business-focused publication in the Coastal Bend, the Business News is backed by a vibrant website of daily postings you can either follow online or have emailed once a week to your very own mailbox. Sign up here.

This month, the News Briefs on page 2 read like a Who’s Who of local leaders who have received awards, promotions, or pats on the back. And, if you’re looking for a new career, the pipeline industry needs you. Del Mar College wants to help provide the workers. That could be you! Read all about it in Corpus Christi Business News.

Page 3 contains some exciting news for Texas Publishing (that’s us) and business owners looking for new customers. Corpus Christi Business Directory hits the streets this fall with new features, and it promises to be a big hit with consumers and advertisers. Find out what it’s all about here.

Features on business owners in the city include:

Paint It Studio, a great place for parties, a shopping break while at La Palmera Mall, or a bonding experience with family or friends;

Coastal Bend Fitness, the behind-the-scenes couple that keeps most of the exercise equipment in the city in tip-top shape;

Arrow Appliance Repair, a family-owned business that can help your home weather any storm.

In other news, you’ll learn about:

• The Women’s Entrepreneur Society of Corpus Christi;

Cheniere Energy’s plans for expansion of its Gregory plant;

New ownership at Schlitterbahn water park (it DID open Memorial Day weekend);

• The rebranding of Texas State Aquarium’s Wildlife Rescue Center;

• The first and exciting season of the Corpus Christi Sharks, a professional soccer team;

• How local musician and deejay El Dusty’s popularity explosion is promoting his hometown of Corpus Christi;

• Why muralist Jeremy Flores was honored by a local politician;

• The opposite fates of two popular fishing piers;

• The delay of an agreement with the proposed sports complex;

• How much money the city has promised developers of the Old Nueces County Courthouse.

This month’s Volunteer Spotlight shines on The Purple Door, which is holding one of its major fundraisers this month. The Purple Door is a new better name for an organization that has a long history of helping both men and women who are victims of domestic violence. Children are also included in the long list of services The Purple Door provides.

The issue also contains highlights of this month’s events in the Coastal Bend. You can find the most comprehensive, interactive Events Calendar in the area right here at

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