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July, 2014  // Posts published in July, 2014

21 Jul Beach Safety, GIBP News | Comments Off on Drowning Prevention for the City of Galveston

Drowning Prevention for the City of Galveston

Drowning Prevention for the City of Galveston

  For a downloadable version of the brochure, click here.

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18 Jul Beach Safety, Chief's Column | Comments Off on Ben Carlson

Ben Carlson

Ben Carlson

Ben Carlson, a 32 year old lifeguard from Newport Beach went out on a fairly routine rescue last week just off Balboa Peninsula. He jumped off the back of a rescue boat and made contact with his victim just as a big set of waves hit both men in the impact zone. Ben was a […]

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11 Jul Chief's Column, GIBP News | Comments Off on Community Pool

Community Pool

Community Pool

We don’t see a lot of children drown on the beach like you do in inland waterways, pools, drainage ditches, wells, etc. That’s why last weekend when we almost lost a 3 year old it shook us up. Fortunately the little girl was only under for a short time before parents, bystanders, and the area […]

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02 Jul Beach Safety, Chief's Column, GIBP News | Comments Off on 4th of July Tips

4th of July Tips

4th of July Tips

If you’re like several hundred thousand others, you’ll be heading to the beaches on or near Galveston and Bolivar Peninsula this weekend. For many, the beach is a perfect place to spend time with your friends and family while you enjoy some Texas or Tejano style BBQ, surf, and sand. Some 3-500 thousand people will […]

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