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Dec 06 2010

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Let’s keep South Padre Island beautiful

By ANTONIO VINDELL

HEB Bags

Amy Bush, left, Victor Baldovinos and Carrie Coleman show the new bags the City of South Padre Island is distributing.

The City of South Padre Island has received a check for $3,000 from H-E-B and Keep Texas Beautiful to keep the island resort beautiful.

City officials said they are using the money to buy environmentally-friendly bags to be distributed to school children and at the Boys & Girls Club.

“We purchased about 750 bags,” Victor Baldovinos, SPI environmental health director, said in an interview. “We are also going to work on a recycling campaign that involves some advertising.”

 For more on this story, pick up a copy of the Dec. 6 edition of the Port Isabel South Padre Press.

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