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Drive out to Matagorda and you will find a cold drink that might just help quench your thirst. TheDaqShack is a new business in town that offers a wide variety of snow cones. But that isn’t what is making them famous. They now serve daiquiris.

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Bay City is expecting a new boarding for Bay City’s fur babies called “CoastalPaws Pet Lodge.” Allison Wissink Coleman and Priscilla Wissink, a mother daughter power team have realized Coleman’s lifelong dream of owning a boarding facility and operating it together as a family. 

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Determination, focus and drive are three things that Karleigh Schulman has in spades.  Schulman recently graduated with her Bachelors Degree in Dental Hygiene from Augusta University in Georgia. Now she is on to the final step in becoming a licensed hygienist.  The application packet which includes her board exam scores, multiple background checks, and the results of her state jurisprudence exam. 

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A “perfect storm” led Rachel Helmick to start her own business as a home baker and sugar cookie artist. “In July 2016 I was six months pregnant with my first child and working in the corporate world. But staying home with my kid(s) before they were school age was always something important to me as a potential mom, and I was looking for a way to make that happen without losing my career.

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Meet Monica Hernandez. She works for HEB Grocery Store. She is a mother of three boys and has been married for 20 years to Patrick. “I’ve been with the company for 18 years, most of you might know me as the lady from HEB.

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Charles Angelo Siringo was born on February 7, 1855 on the Matagorda Peninsula. His father, Antonio, an Italian immigrant died when Charlie was a year old. His Irish mother, Bridget, struggled to support Charlie and his sisters in the little village of Dutch Settlement.

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Family owned since 1995, Victoria’s Restaurant started off in Hungerford,Texas then moved to Bay City, before relocating to it’s current location in Van Vleck, where it has been for the past four years. The owner, Susan Faix, can be found there with a smile on her face and a friendly staff ready to promptly bring you your order. 

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Profile of our July/August 2018 cover Karleigh Schulman

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Friendly upscale cafe serving Matagorda county for over ten years. Nia’s menu is full of delicious options, from a light salad trio to a grilled ribeye to savory decadent desserts.

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When a wedding is said and done the guests tend to remember only three things. They will forever recall how beautiful the bride was, how fun the music and reception were and how delicious the food was.

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Meagan Piwonka grew up spending nights and weekends outside of her grandfather’s old work barn. Her father, one of ten brothers and sisters, grew up on the property playing under the same ancient trees that she later would. Until recently she had no idea just how deep her roots were on the s…

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Thirty eight years ago, while living in Corpus Christi, Mary Perez was introduced to the commercial world of sewing. She found work at the Levi Strauss factory at the time they were locating to Corpus Christi. Mary was sure that crafting beauty from fabric with a needle and thread was what she wanted to do with her life.

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Every solid relationship is built on honesty and integrity, and quality jewelry is no different. For 70 years Green Brothers Jewelers in downtown Bay City has operated with the same mantra, that integrity and quality is found right here in your hometown store.

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If there’s one thing that every bride has in common it is the desire to look picture perfect in the dress on her big day. Unfortunately most friends want to celebrate the big engagement news with dinner and drinks. All of that partying has to be paid for at the gym, but what is the best way to stay slim leading up to the big day?

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