Highport Helm – May 20, 2016

We’re expecting good weather this weekend at Highport! With summer entertainment, new items at the Fuel Dock, and continuous activity around the Marina, we have everything to make your weekend spectacular! See what we have going on and check out and this week’s featured slip!

Now THAT’s Customer Service!

Samantha and Di kept an eye on this sweet little dog, Lightning, while his parents dined at The Island last weekend. We kept him full of treats and water while they enjoyed their meal before heading back out on their bikes for the day!



Fuel Sale – This Weekend Only

To celebrate the successful installation of our fuel system, we’re having a fuel sale!

This weekend, from 8am Friday – 7pm Sunday, Highport members can get 50¢ off per gallon on all three grades of fuel.

So come to Highport this weekend to to top off your tank and get your boat ready for Memorial Day.

Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend at Highport!

We have a jam-packed entertainment line-up for Memorial Day Weekend, so all you have to do is relax and have fun.

We’re partnering with Hot 107.3 for live DJ entertainment every Saturday night through the summer!

  • Friday, May 27th – DJ 8pm -12 am
  • Saturday, May 28th – DJ and The Enablers Band 8pm – 12 am
  • Sunday, May 29th – Little Big Iron 3-7 pm
  • Monday, May 30th – Solo Steel Drummer 11 am – 3 pm

With all the festivities planned, we will have the Island Restaurant open on Monday. And, don’t forget to try our full-size Burger Special!


We’re Hiring at the Island!



We’re hiring for three positions:

  • Food and Beverage Manager
  • Cooks
  • Runner/Expo/Busser

If you know of anyone looking to further their career, send them to Highport! They can apply in-person at the marina, or online

Don’t forget to ask about our signing bonus!



This Week’s Improvements

Our new phone system is now in place to give you faster access to the departments you are looking for. Our automated system now provides 7 department options when you call the main number for the marina, 903-786-7000.

We’ve even gone so far as to arrange the options based on our “most requested calls”. After dialing our main number, you can now dial:

  • 1 for Service
  • 2 for Leasing
  • 3 for Accounting
  • 4 for Fuel Dock and Boat Rental
  • 5 for The Island Restaurant
  • 6 for MarineMax
  • 7 for Courtesy Patrol


Additionally, each Highport Team Member has a direct dial number. Please make note of the following frequently needed numbers:

  • Service Mgr. Gabe West 903-462-0713
  • Service Writer Gary Kukla 903-462-0719
  • Maintenance Supv. Donnie Mack 903-462-0715
  • Leasing Mgr. Di Jourden 903-462-0721
  • Leasing Asst. Sharon Dubose 903-462-0723
  • Fuel Dock 903-786-8365
  • The Island 903-786-7654
  • Accounting Mgr. Monica Brouster 405-605-1280
  • Accounting Payments Tonya Stark 405-595-3285
  • VP Operations Christie Bliss 903-462-0722
  • VP Property & Facilities Jim Guth 903-462-0714
  • Admin. Mgr. Debbie Rome 903-462-0726

Also, going forward if you receive a call from Highport, your caller ID will display the direct dial number of the person who called you, saving time making call-backs.

We also have great progress to report for our lighting project. The launch ramp parking area lighting is now complete, as well as lighting in the lower parking lot and service slab area.

Lastly, as you prepare for Memorial Day weekend, please remember that Highport’s RV Park is shut down for the season and will become the trailer storage area. The all-new Lake Texoma RV Resort is opening soon on Highport Road and will be an ideal location for camping near Highport Marina. For more details on the RV Resort, visit www.texomarvresort.com or call 214-708-7840.

Featured Slips: ZM-7 & ZM-9 Improvements

Experience a lake-level oasis, with:

  • Two 60×20 improved, fenced slips for your watercraft
  • One 50×18 slip with your docko
  • One 50×18 slip with a great fenced patio with storage unit and gated lake access
  • 2 bedrooms and 2 baths
  • All appliances and furniture in docko and bar kitchen
  • Extremely well built, including moisture barriers

View the full listing here: ZM-7 & 9 Improvements


For pricing information or to make an appointment, call Di Jourden
Office: 903-462-0721
Cell: 903-814-2107

Safety Tips

Protect Your Family from Electric Shock Drowning

Learn about the Electric Shock Drowning Prevention Association, a nonprofit organization devoted to saving the lives of those who frequent recreation waters. Awareness is the first step to protecting your family and friends. Their mission is to save lives by:

  • preventing injuries and loss of life due to Electric Shock Drowning (ESD) and water-related electrocutions;
  • promoting the understanding of the mechanisms of ESD so you know how this can happen;
  • spreading awareness to high risk areas;
  • providing a resource for the investigation of all suspicious drownings to identify ESD;
  • identifying prevention measures for ESD using American Boat and Yacht Council, National Fire Protection Association, and National Electrical standards, with other existing technology; and,
  • enlisting your help in a nationwide effort to prevent these tragedies from occurring.
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So, what is electric shock drowning? Find out here: ESD FAQ

At the Fuel Dock…

We’ve got new food items for you to stock up on during your stay at Highport.