The Cast - GBF Young Professionals
The Cast, an affiliate of the Galveston Bay Foundation (GBF), is a membership-based young professionals group helping to fulfill GBF’s mission to preserve, protect, and enhance Galveston Bay. Through membership in The Cast, young professionals raise awareness of the importance of the Bay and become leaders in our conservation community. The Cast members participate in wildlife workdays, attend the Guardian of the Bay Luncheon, and enjoy social+service events planned just for The Cast.
The Cast membership benefits:
Celebrate the Bay, network, and learn
during regular Cast-only social + service activities
Keep up to date with invites to
GBF’s quarterly and annual membership meetings
Serve on the GBF Advisory Council
Apply to serve on the Advisory Council
and provide leadership to the organization
Participate in community-based volunteer events
like GBF’s nationally-recognized Marsh Mania and Trash Bash
Receive one-of-a-kind Cast Apparel
New members receive a Cast t-shirt!
Plan future social + service activities, fundraisers, etc
by being part of The Cast Leadership Committee
Ride in Bike Around the Bay sponsored by Shell
with other young professionals as part of The Cast team.
The Cast membership dues:
Individual - $50/year
Couple - $90/year
+ optional registration and tickets for Bike Around the Bay and the Guardian of the Bay Awards Luncheon
To join The Cast, visit GBF’s general donation page. Select your donation amount of $50 or $90 and include “The Cast” in the "in response to" drop-down menu. To pay by check, please complete this membership form and mail to: Galveston Bay Foundation, Attn: Trey Bartsch, 17330 Highway 3, Webster, TX 77598.
Then, join our Facebook group to stay connected, share photos, and learn about upcoming events!
If you have questions about benefits, dues, or becoming a member, contact Michelle at 281-332-3381 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Calendar of Events
Cast Happy Hour at Celtic Gardens
Enjoy a cocktail and network with like-minded young professionals as we kick-off the Cast's upcoming and fall events with a happy hour!
Who: Young professionals, members of The Cast, and supporters of Galveston Bay.
When: Wednesday, August 27, 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Where: Celtic Gardens (2300 Louisiana St., Houston, TX)
Cost: Free for members, $20 for non-members
(Annual memberships: $50 per person, $90 per couple)
Admission includes two drink tickets for beer or house wine.
*When joining as a member, please select "The Cast" from the "donation in response to" menu.
Buffalo Bayou Young Professionals Groups Event
Join The Cast and two other environmental young professionals groups to improve Buffalo Bayou Park! Volunteers will mulch around trees and remove weeds and invasive vegitation along the Bayou.
Who: GBF's The Cast, Buffalo Bayou Partnership's Bayou Buddies and Bayou Preservation Associations HEROns
When: Saturday, September 20, 8:30 - 11 am
Where: Sabine Promenade, Buffalo Bayou Park
Free parking at City H Lot off of Memorial (see map)
Is your restaurant, wine bar, pub, or organization looking to host young professionals?
The Cast events are made possible through the generous support of local venues and organizations. If you are interested in hosting a happy hour or other event for The Cast in partnership with GBF, please contact Trey at email@example.com. In exchange for in-kind space, food, and supply donations, GBF recognizes sponsors on event e-vites, The Cast webpage, and through The Cast’s Facebook page.
GBF thanks Ragin Cajun, Boheme Cafe & Wine Bar and J. Blacks Feel Good Kitchen & Lounge for hosting recent Cast happy hours.