Bay Area cities honored

The cities of Seabrook, Nassau Bay and Webster were honored Tuesday, Feb. 19, when they each were presented an Excellence in Emergency Management Award at the 6th Annual Emergency Management Association of Texas Symposium in San Marcos.

The trio of cities was honored for their collaboration and preparedness during the NASA shuttle move this past summer from the dock at the Nassau Bay Hilton up NASA Parkway to Space Center Houston.

Theme for the symposium was Flowing into the Future.

The Excellence in Emergency Management Award honors outstanding state and local emergency management projects, activities and campaigns that further the goals of saving lives and protecting property by mitigation, preparing for, responding to, or recovering from disasters and emergencies in Texas.

EMAT honored all award recipients at the 2013 EMAT Awards Program at the General Membership Meeting and Awards Banquet.

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