NORTH SHORE – A FEMA workshop and Disaster Relief Assistance event was held last Saturday, September 16, sponsored by Congressman Gene Green.
Joining Green in publicizing and sponsoring the workshop were State Representative Ana Hernandez, State Senator Sylvia Garcia, and Houston City Councilman Robert Gallegos.
On hand to answer questions, explain the federal assistance programs, and help people sign up for them were representatives of FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) and the SBA (Small Business Administration).
The event was held from 10 am to 12 noon at the Christian Tabernacle at 13334 Wallisville Road, near Maxey.
Flood Relief and Recovery Efforts were discussed and explained to the large crowd who attended, and then help was offered to register for assistance.
Green said that anyone needing additional help could contact his office, at 713-330-0761, or see his website www.green. house.gov.
In addition, other Disaster Recovery Centers are open throughout the county, as announced by Harris County. These are open daily, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nearby Centers include:
– Baytown Community Center, 2407 Market Street.
– Greenspoint Mall, 263 Greenspoint Mall, Houston.
– Pasadena Convention Center, 7902 Fairmont Parkway.
For other centers, see www.fema.gov/DRC.