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Memorial Weekend  // Posts tagged as "Memorial Weekend"

29 May Beach Safety, Chief's Column, GIBP News, On The Beach | Comments Off on What If

What If

What If

In this line of work saying “What If?” can be dangerous. Would this bad thing had happened if we had or hadn’t……? It’s better to use all the data and statistics you have coupled with what your team’s cumulative experience is. Sprinkle in what your gut tells you and shake it up- then decide a […]

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30 May Chief's Column, GIBP News | Comments Off on Memorial Magic

Memorial Magic

Memorial Magic

Somehow it all came together for Memorial Weekend. The beach cleaning crews worked from midnight until people started crowding the beaches in the morning to remove the Sargassum from the shoreline. By first light the beaches looked pretty good. We finished the last little part of the new lifeguard training Friday night and the rookie […]

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23 May Chief's Column, GIBP News | Comments Off on Memorial Weekend

Memorial Weekend

Memorial Weekend

It’s here! Beach season is on us. Depending on a multitude of factors, somewhere between 250-500,000 people will visit the island this weekend. And it won’t stop there. Last year, Galveston tourism set records for visitation and visitor spending. More than 5.8 million visitors came to Galveston Island, spending $687.2 million to generate an economic […]

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