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Upcoming Community Events

Spaghetti Dinner at Community Center Please join your neighbors and friends at the Port O’Connor Community Center, Friday, April 25. The Friends of Port O’Connor Library will present their plans for a new community library and learning center. Dinner will be served from 6:00 – 6:45p and the presentation will follow. Boggy Clean-Up Saturday, April […]

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Thank You to the Clean Up Crews

Over the last week you may have noticed crews arriving in Port O’Connor. Cotton Logistics moved in to provide camp management support for the crews working to access the environmental impact of the recent oil spill in Galveston Bay.

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Oil Spill Reaches Matagorda Island

Barge Accident Saturday, March 22, a barge, owned by Houston-based Kirby Inland Marine Corp, was traveling the Houston Ship Channel when struck by a ship. The barge was transporting about 924,000 gallons of oil. The unfortunate result was an estimated 168,000 gallons of oil leaking into Galveston Bay. Emergency crews worked to contain the oil, and […]

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2013 Annual Lighted Boat Parade

Several boats participated in the Port O’Connor Chamber of Commerce Lighted Boat Parade, despite the cold temperature. The parade started at Froggies and ended at the judges tent in Caracol. To all of the participants, thank you. This is a wonderful annual event and a great way to kick-off the holiday.

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2013 Toy Run

An impressive number of boaters braved the cold weather to deliver toys to Port O’Connor. The gifts were unloaded by volunteers and will be distributed to the Adopt-an-Angel program which provides toys to over 400 at-risk boys and girls ages 2-16 in eleven different counties along the Texas Coast. Thank you to all who participated […]

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Shop Small, Shop Local

Small Business Saturday Saturday, November 30th is Small Business Saturday. This is your opportunity to support local retailers in Port O’Connor and the surrounding area. In 2010, American Express started a campaign encouraging consumers to shop locally. The following year, the U.S. Senate officially recognized the day as “‘Small Business Saturday’ and supporting efforts to […]

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National Night Out

Port O’Connor’s Night Out Against Crime

Please join your neighbors by supporting the National Night Out campaign, America’s Night Out Against Crime. The local event is being sponsored by the portoconnorwatch.com and the Calhoun County Sheriff, George Aleman. On October 1st, residents are asked to lock their doors, turn on outside lights and spend the evening outside with neighbors at the Port […]

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POCO Bueno

POCO Bueno 2013 is in full swing now. This invitation only event will end on Saturday, July 20th with an official awards ceremony. Be sure to watch the beautiful boats as they arrive in Port O’Connor. And don’t miss the weigh-in at The Fishing Center. For updated information about the fishing tournament, be sure to […]

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Gift Shop Opens

In addition to great information and resources about Port O’Connor, the Visitor Center now includes a gift shop. Please stop by and see a variety of items, including antiques, beach bags, jewelry, purses, hats, wreaths and much more. Our official hours are Wednesday – Sunday, 11:00am – 4:00pm.  

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