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Texas Shrimp Association

will be hosting a
Round Table Discussion
Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 2:00p.m.
Brownsville Port Fire Station (1855 Foust Rd)

Those in attendance will have a chance to win a
"Duck's Unlimited" ~ 12 gauge shot gun
Donated by Gary Graham.

Topics to be Discussed:

Media Coverage
Coast Guard Authorization Act
"Protect Honest Fisherman's Act"
Red Snapper Update (Benny Galloway)
H-2B Visa Update - Ad Hoc Committee to be formed
HB 1260 - Bill passed in June.  When available?
Grant Update, Membership Update
Go Texan Update, & Social Media Update

Make plans to attend...Refreshments will be served!


Media Efforts

BELOW IS A SAMPLE OF OUR MEDIA EFFORTS LAST WEEK :

https://youtube/DtgxhBbctzs

http://www.krgv.com/story/35852142/local-shrimpers-face-unique-challenges-as-season-preparations-are-made

https://youtu.be/4xt7eoefh_0

http://www.kens5.com/news/politics/national-politics/texas-shrimpers-call-on-government-we-depend-on-foreign-workers/456918316

http://www.brownsvilleherald.com/premium/article_3e404d52-172d-11e7-a668-87fdaa20f8ed.html

https://www.pressreader.com/usa/houston-chronicle/20170705/281517931147117

https://soundcloud.com/texas-standard/roundup040417

https://www.undercurrentnews.com/2017/04/06/texas-shrimp-industry-faces-worker-shortage/

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/08/us/summer-jobs-visas.html

https://www.seafoodsource.com/news/supply-trade/worker-shortage-leaves-texas-shrimp-businesses-in-dire-straits

http://www.rgvproud.com/news/local-news/this-will-devastate-our-industry-moving-forward-tough-season-ahead-for-shrimp-industry/762380305

https://arroyocitynews.wordpress.com/

http://www.expressnews.com/news/local/article/Texas-shrimpers-lack-hundreds-of-seasonal-foreign-11265803.php

http://www.galvnews.com/news/article_329534d6-c7e4-5d2f-8c08-63add9a86500.html

 


Texas Shrimp Association 67th Annual Convention

The Texas Shrimp Association 67th Annual Convention was a huge success this year. Please view our photos below and make plans to join us in May 2018!

Texas Shrimp Association 67th Annual Convention Booth Texas Shrimp Association 67th Annual Convention Booth Visitors Attendees Eating And Drinking
Texas Shrimp Association 67th Annual Convention Panel House Wine & Bistro Booth Ostra Booth
Happy Shrimp Convention Attendees Shrimply Irresistible Attendees Wearing Sombreros
Husband And Wife Eating Couple Showing Off A Craft Happy Couple
Girls Eating Food

Friends

Texas Shrimp Association 67th Annual Convention Interview
Group Of Attendees Certified's Maritime Solutions Thank You Sponsers
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Chef Cooking Food Catered Food Man In Red Shirt With Wife
 Texas Shrimp Association 67th Annual Convention Photo Booth