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George R. Brown Convention Center still housing hurricane evacuees

Reports from a public information officer from the city of Houston claim around 1,000 hurricane evacuees remain at the George R. Brown Convention Center. There were about 10,000 evacuees in the mega-shelter last week. Evangelina Vigil, a spokeswoman for the department of neighbourhoods, gave The Associated Press the updated number Saturday afternoon. The Red Cross said Saturday…


PCMA launches Hurricane Harvey relief fund

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) and PCMA Education Foundation launched its Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund. The fund will provide assistance to members in the meetings and events industry who have been impacted by the storm. A number of convention centers across the state have also been quickly turned into temporary shelters for those displaced by…

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