Pearland Connect – May 2014

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Pearland Connect is the communications vehicle that the City of Pearland is using to keep you informed. We do our best to provide you with the information you want and need and we want to hear from you. We welcome your input by email.
The Pearland Fire Department wants teens to drive safe

As a part of the National Emergency Medical Services Week which celebrates and honors the hundreds of thousands of EMS practitioners serving our communities across the nation, the Pearland Fire Department will host a special Teen Drivers Safety activity at the City’s upcoming Summerfest Concert on Friday, May 23 beginning at 7 p.m. at Southdown Park.

During the activity, participants will learn the importance of not texting or drinking while driving. The activity will also highlight the risks of distracted driving.  Additionally, the Fire Department will have a seat belt simulator to show the importance of regular seat belt use. For more information, click here.

Attend the Brazoria County Hurricane Preparedness Expo

Gulf Coast residents are encouraged to participate in the free Community Hurricane Preparedness Expo on Saturday, July 12 from 10 a.m.  to  2 p.m., at the Angleton Fair Grounds, located at 901 S. Downing in Angleton. 

Experts on a wide range of topics for hurricane preparedness will give information on: storm surge, crisis management, tropical weather prediction, home preparation, tree stress, special needs issues, and weather data collection. Contact Brazoria County for event details.

Pearland Animal Adoption Center hosts volunteer orientation

Animal enthusiasts are invited to get involved with Pearland Animal Adoption Center by attending a volunteer orientation on Tuesday, May 13 at 7 p.m. at the City of Pearland Animal Control and Adoption Center located at 2002 Old Alvin Road.

If you are 18 years old or older, you are invited to attend the approximately 1½ hour orientation to learn more about this important volunteer opportunity.  For more information, please contact the Animal Adoption Center. Can’t make the orientation? Click here to complete a volunteer registration form.

New I Remember Segment featuring Central Texas BBQ

The Communications Department recently released a new I Remember segment highlighting the City’s historic Central Texas BBQ.  I Remember segments feature Pearland residents discussing Pearland as they “remember” it. 

If you are a longtime Pearland resident and interested in being featured, please contact the Communications Department for more information. To view the segment, click here.

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