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November 2020 ι VOLUME 12 ι ISSUE 10
Southeast Texas Works! Podcast News
The Port of Port Arthur and the Greater Port Arthur Chamber of Commerce are featured this month on Southeast Texas Works! podcasts.

Where Opportunity Docks- The Port of Port Arthur Creating Jobs, Fostering Economic Recovery: Sharita Gardner, Public Affairs & Communications Manager, Port of Port Arthur, joins the show to talk about how the Port of Port Arthur drives economic activity in Southeast Texas. Gardner shares information regarding the diversity of products in and out of the Port and how the military utilizes the location. She talks about the Camp Seaport program which introduces area youth to the maritime industry, job opportunities, and the port's expansion. Contact information: Port of Port Arthur (409) 983-2011, website:

Looking Forward in Port Arthur - Great Expectations for Economic Growth and Employment Opportunities: Greater Port Arthur Chamber President/CEO Pat Avery joins the podcast to talk about the millions of dollars in construction projects and plant expansions and their impact on the Port Arthur economy and labor force. She also discusses the Soft Skills Gap that employers are facing when bringing in new workers. Avery shares personal insights, challenges, and success on her career path to chamber president. Contact Information: Greater Port Arthur Chamber of Commerce (409) 963-1107, website:

In production now, scheduled for release in December, are podcasts featuring Rachel Grove, Assistant U.S. Attorney, and Jessica Hill, Orange County Economic Development Corporation Executive Director.

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