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Five Corners Celebrates National Night Out

- by Christina Autry In the humid sunshine of early October in Houston, Five Corners District residents gathered together for the annual community-building event National Night Out. Neighbors, elected officials, business members, and police officers dedicated this time to fostering connections with one another. Under the banner of “Give neighborhood crime and drugs a going away party,” the National Night Out is a nationwide event that seeks to root-out crime by developing strong relationships within communities. The HPD Southwest Substation organized and hosted the Five Corners District...
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Houston Votes 2018

Election Day November 6, 2018... Early Voting Starts October 22 Mayor Sylvester Turner will host public meetings in each City Council district about the Rebuild Houston and fire salary charter amendment election on the Nov. 6 ballot. All registered voters within the boundaries of the city are urged to attend. To see which town hall meeting is closest to you? Check out their interactive map at
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Paying it Forward: Mayor Turner Requests Donations and Volunteers to Assist Areas Affected by Hurricane Florence.

HOUSTON - At the direction of Mayor Sylvester Turner, the Houston Relief Hub will coordinate Houston's Paying It Forward Hurricane Relief Response to Hurricane Florence. The Mayor’s Office has made contact with relief groups in the region that are requesting:
  • Cleaning supplies (with bleach)
  • Personal hygiene items
  • Nonperishable food
  • Bottled water
  • Pet food and supplies
The relief effort will accept donations from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. on Saturday, September 22 and Sunday, September 23 at the George R Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida de las Americas Dr., Hall B-3 off Chartres St. (located 3rd level Ramp GRB) Mayor Turner will personally hand off...
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