Harvey Fair in Dickinson to help residents recover

Galveston County Recovers and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church are hosting the Strawberry Recovery Fair on Saturday, May 5 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the church in Dickinson to celebrate the progress made as a community in the eight months since Hurricane Harvey and offer help for residents still struggling to recover from the affects of storm.

In addition to enjoying Holy Trinity’s famous homemade Strawberry Shortcakes, attendees can also learn about hurricane preparedness or visit with organizations that can help them recover from the effects of the storm.

The Strawberry Recovery Fair also marks the launch of the Harvey Recovery Community Needs Assessment. Galveston County Recovers has partnered with World Renew to conduct one-on- one interviews with flood survivors to assess who in the community still needs help to recover. A walk-in center for the interviews will be in the church fellowship hall. Interviews will be conducted May 7-11 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., May 12 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and May 14-17 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., and May 18 from 9 a.m.-noon.

Strawberry Recovery Fair activities include the homemade Strawberry Shortcakes, lawn activities for children, live music, food, silent auction with proceeds going to Harvey recovery, hurricane preparedness, Kidz Pacz sigup for summer and organizations specializing in aspects of disaster recovery.

For additional information, visit www.GalvestonCountyRecovers.org

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