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Happiness Projects

The following activities/events are part of the “Happiness Projects” funded by a grant from the Texas Health and Human Services Commission. The intent of the projects are to bring joy and reduce stress to the community. These are small examples of those completed by the Galveston County Community Coalition.

To see all of our projects follow us on social media.

To join the Galveston County Community Coalition, contact Melissa Igo at Melissa.Igo@bacoda.org

For press inquiries, contact Dannielle Meyer at dannielle.meyer@bacoda.org.

Up Coming Events:

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Completed Projects/Events:

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Year-Round Yoga on the Beach

FY 22-23

About: 

Free yoga offered to the community to increase the opportunity to exercise, increase stress reduction activities and teach mindfulness and wellness. 

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Activities and Events @ Local Libraries

FY 22-23

About: 

Free activities and events offered at multiple libraries within Galveston County.  Includes cooking classes, crafts for adults & youths, 

Partners:  Dickinson Library, Moore Memorial Library, Texas City Library.

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KEMAH MURAL

March 2023

About: 

Kemah Mural Park: 64 Bradford Avenue, Kemah, Texas

This mural accompanies an alcohol and smoke-free picnic area for those seeking a safe outdoor space. The Coalition worked closely with the City of Kemah and the city council to unanimously pass a Tobacco/Vape/Alcohol free ordinance for the park.  

Partner:

City of Kemah

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DICKINSON MURAL

August 2022

About: 

2512 Termini Street, Dickinson, Texas 77539

The intent of this project is to bring joy, reduce stress, and provide the community of Dickinson with another space in the community to enjoy.

Partners:

The Dickinson Chamber of Commerce

Awards, ETC.

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GALVESTON'S COMMUNITY GARDEN

April through July 2022

About: The intent of the garden is to help those in the community who want fresh produce and to help the community be sustainable.

Partners:

Seeding Galveston

Grace Episcopal Church

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GALVESTON'S BLANKET PROJECT

November 2021 - December 2022

About: With the growing concern of distressed Galvestonians, the coalition provided waterproof blankets in waterproof bags (with local resources printed on the bags) and co-ed hygiene kits. All of these items were distributed to those with home insecurities. 

Partners:

Know Your Worth

Galveston Urban Ministries

St. Vincent's House

Gulf Coast Center

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