Aug. 4 event to provide information from growing list of educational and service groups

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (July 31, 2017) — Coastal Compass Education and Career Resource Center and La Palmera have teamed up to present Destination: Education!, an education fair designed to help students, parents and community members prepare for the upcoming 2017-18 school year.

The event will be held at La Palmera on Friday, Aug. 4, from 10 a.m.–5 p.m. and is free and open to public. Advisors and representatives from more than 30 colleges, universities, skills training centers, schools, after school programs, and community organizations will be on hand throughout the mall to provide information and answer questions. Among the participants already confirmed are CCISD, Coastal Bend College, Del Mar College, Saint Leo’s University, Sam Houston State University, Stephen F. Austin State University, Goodwill Industries, Job Corp, Workforce Solutions, Girls Scouts of Greater South Texas, Amistad Community Health Center, and LULAC National Educational Service Center.

Additionally, Coastal Compass staff will assist students prepare for postsecondary education by assisting them in completing applications for college admission, scholarships, and FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).

Located at La Palmera, Coastal Compass is a comprehensive, one-stop resource center offering clients free information and assistance with all types of educational and career development programs.

For more information on Destination: Education! and other Coastal Compass services, call (361) 906-0703, go online to or follow them on Facebook.


About La Palmera

Located in Corpus Christi, Texas, La Palmera is a 1-million square foot super-regional mall with more than 100 retail and restaurant tenants including Dillard’s, J.C. Penney, Macy’s, P.F. Chang’s and Coach. Acquired in July 2008 by IMI and Trademark Property, La Palmera is the first mall to be awarded LEED® Silver for Core and Shell 2.0 established by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The mall features a 600-seat food court with a 4,500-gallon feature aquarium and a children’s ocean-themed play area. For more information on La Palmera, go to, or call (361) 991-3755.

About Trademark Property Co.

Trademark Property Co. is an operator, investor and developer of award-winning, mixed-use town centers, specialty, community, power centers and enclosed regional malls. Celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2017, the Fort Worth, Texas-based Trademark has invested in, or developed more than 11.8 million square feet of retail and mixed-use assets worth more than $2.5 billion. Trademark’s experienced team of 120 employees is responsible for approximately 6.8 million square feet of retail and mixed-use projects currently in operation or development/redevelopment, including: Alliance Town Center (Fort Worth, Texas), Burr Ridge Village Center (Chicago, Ill.), Glades Plaza (Boca Raton, Fla.), Hillside Village (Cedar Hill, Texas), La Palmera (Corpus Christi, Texas), Market Street Flowood (Flowood, Miss.), Market Street – The Woodlands (The Woodlands, Texas), First Street Napa (Napa, Calif.), Perkins Rowe (Baton Rouge, La.), Rice Village (Houston, Texas), Saddle Creek (Germantown, Tenn.), Victory Park (Dallas, Texas), Watters Creek (Allen, Texas), Waterside (Fort Worth, Texas), and WestBend (Fort Worth, Texas). For more information, visit or interact on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.