12 Apr Mayor Turner Event
Mayor Sylvester Turner shared his awe of Houston and surrounding area in a presentation to the Houston Metropolitan Chamber, the American Turkic Chamber and the Indio American Chamber, on Thursday April 12, 2018 to a packed room. Mayor Turner’s update and progress on the Disaster Recovery Program, brought attention to the fact, that some families are still living in hotels, even though much of the area is bouncing back from the disaster. The Mayor reminded the attendees to stay positive about the recovery, yet not forget that some families and businesses are still struggling. It is important for Houstonians to continue to help out and volunteer their time and expertise to help rebuild Houston and the surrounding area. Mayor Turner pointed out many optimistic indicators that the include the development of the Innovation District at the Mid-Town 1939 Art Deco building owned by Rice Management Group, and additional monies that are coming to the city to aid in disaster recovery and mitigation and flood control efforts.
American Turkic Chamber donated $50,000 to disaster recovery and presented the check to Mayor Sylvester Turner at the event.