COOPER JOINS FLOOD RELIEF COMMUNITY MEETING FOR DOWNTOWN MERCHANTS AND RESIDENTS
NASHVILLE - In the wake of the catastrophic flood, many have been left with enormous problems, questions and concerns. Congressman Cooper will join local and state leaders at flood relief meeting for downtown businesses to answer questions and begin coordinating relief efforts.
The community meeting will include a presentation by Congressman Jim Cooper who will address federal disaster relief programs.
Douglas Miller, a representative from SBA, and Gracia Szczech, the FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer and Jim Bassham, the TEMA Director will be on hand to answer questions.
Mayor Karl Dean's Office, state and local officials including Senator Thelma Harper, Reps. Mary Pruitt, and Mike Stewart Metro Council Lady Erica Gilmore and Councilman Mike Jameson. Also, Metro Department representatives will be on hand to address relief efforts, utilities restoration, downtown clean-up, volunteer coordination, and other issues.
Downtown organizations including the Downtown Partnership, Convention & Visitors Bureau, DISTRICT Merchants Association and Urban Residents Association will also be on hand to discuss their organizational efforts.
WHEN: TODAY - 2:30 pm CDT
WHERE: Downtown Library
615 Church Street
Nashville, TN 37208
We will gather in
the library Auditorium -- the second hallway on your left upon entering.
Signs will direct you.
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