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Nueces County donates $5K to Je'Sani Smith Foundation for beach safety, rip current awareness

January 7, 2021

Nueces County donated $5,000 to the Je'Sani Smith Foundation to promote beach safety and rip current awareness.

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Je'Sani Smith Foundation hits beach to warn of rip currents

September 5, 2020

The Je'Sani Smith Foundation was out on beach today warning beachgoers about the dangers of rip currents.

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Je’Sani Smith Foundation static billboard put up off IH-37 to promote rip current awareness for beach goers

August 29, 2020

There is a new warning up along IH-37 for visitors to the Coastal Bend. The "Know the Flags" billboard just put up along IH-37 near Suntide Road is designed to help educate out-of-towners about the dangers of rip currents. 

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Nueces County officials to announce $5000 donation to Je’Sani Smith Foundation

August 30, 2020

Thursday's event at Padre Balli Park will include the announcement of the donation and a special information session regarding upcoming campaigns for this Labor Day.

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Je'Sani Smith Foundation receives donation from Port of CC

August 10, 2020

The Je'Sani Smith Foundation received a huge donation from the Port of Corpus Christi today.

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August 10, 2020

The Port of Corpus Christi has made a $10,000 donation to the Je’Sani Smith Foundation in support of beach safety and rip current awareness initiatives in the Coastal Bend.

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July named Beach Safety and Rip Current Awareness Month

July 5, 2020

One local family has made huge developments in educating the community and visitors of the Coastal Bend area about the dangers of rip currents and undertows in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Mayor Joe McComb declares June 9th Je'Sani Smith Foundation Day

June 9, 2020

Corpus Christi's City Council gathered Tuesday for their regularly scheduled meeting to discuss a wide variety of topics.

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$1,200 awarded to Angelina Tapia through the Je'sani Smith Water Scholarship

June 5, 2020

The second-ever Je'sani Smith Water Scholarship was handed out to a 2020 King High School graduate this afternoon. 

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A legacy never forgotten: Jesani Smith

May 23, 2020

Kiwana Denson says she created a website designed to bring awareness and educate the public on beach safety and rip currents.

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Je'Sani Smith Beach Safety Alert being put into place just in time for Spring Break

February 28, 2020

Electronic message boards will be put on the J.F.K. Causeway, the ferry, and county beaches so people can be warned of dangerous rip currents in the ocean.

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