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Fundraiser at Jason’s Deli for Spindletop Gladys City Boomtown Museum

On Tues., July 23, from 5 – 10 p.m., there will be a fundraiser at Jason’s Deli, 535 N. Dowlen Rd, in Beaumont Spindletop Fundraiserfor the Spindletop Gladys City Boomtown Museum. Jason’s Deli will donate 15% of all sales from people who announce they are eating to support Spindletop Gladys City Boomtown Museum.

The money from the fundraiser will go for the upkeep of the buildings and collections, museum programs, special events and more. Specifically, the museum is raising money to redo the sides of all the buildings. Each building will cost $16,000-$35,000. When completed, it will ensure the longevity of the collections by giving them a better environment.

“Everyone needs to eat,” said Director Troy Gray. “We are asking people to eat at Jason’s Deli that evening to help the museum.”

Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown is a replica of the boomtown that grew up around the Spindletop oil fields in the early 1900's. The entrance fee is $5 for adults, $3 for senior citizens and $2 for children under 12. Spindletop Gladys City Boomtown Museum is located on the corner of Jimmy Simmons Boulevard and Cardinal Drive on the Lamar University campus. The museum is open Tues. – Sat. 10-5 p.m. and Sun. 1 – 5 p.m.  For more information, please call 409-880-1750, visit Gladys City's website or email at gladyscityinfo@gmail.com.