A Time to Rest, Refocus, Recharge Please Register and Save the Date Thursday, July 12, 2018 9:00am-4:00pm; registration 8:30am-9:00am Port Aransas Community Center 408 North Alister Street Port Aransas, Texas 78373 For all who have responded to Hurricane Harvey. Benefits Include: Enjoy time and space for rest and reflection Share experiences that impacted you Recognize and learn to alleviate common signs of stress Strengthen positive connections in your life Learn tools and develop a plan for resilience Register by copying this into your browser: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PortAransas For questions, contact Sandy Pinaire at (361) 945-3331 Sponsored by Presbyterian Disaster Assistance, New Day Port A, and Coastal Bend Disaster Recovery Group
With many volunteers still assisting us in our rebuilding after Hurricane Harvey, one group that is here is really tackling a lot and enjoying working for our residents, too! Click here for the story.
When Hurricane Harvey hit southeast Texas, one of the hardest hit areas was Port Aransas. This fishing and tourism-based town felt the full force of Harvey’s first landfall, as the category 4 hurricane ripped through the small coastal community. The storm left many families without a home – 80% of school-aged children in the area were classified as homeless for much of the school year. Read more…
Parts of Port Aransas still unrecognizable in photos taken a month after Harvey So far, 136,000 cubic yards of debris has been removed from the city, and 6,000 cubic yards are being removed daily, he said. The amount of debris removed each day looks as if a yard of trash was piled on top of an entire football field. See the photos and read the full story:
The New Day Port A Fund was formed in conjunction with Cinnamon Shore, City of Port Aransas, and Port Aransas & Mustang Island Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau in response to Hurricane Harvey that occurred in Port Aransas, Texas in August 2017. The fund was established to assist hurricane victims with support and recovery. Excess funds and continued donations will be available to provide Port Aransas residents and business owners aid in times of future need.