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State officials to host community flood relief meetings

3 months 3 days 4 hours ago September 07, 2016 Sep 7, 2016 Wednesday, September 07 2016 September 07, 2016 1:02 PM in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE – State officials are holding two community meetings in an effort to help residents recovering from last month's flood.

The meetings are to give residents information about recovery programs and services available for flood relief.

The meetings will be hosted by State Senator Regina Barrow in partnership with State Representative Barabara Carpenter and State Representative Ted James. The first meeting will be held by Senator Barrow and Representative Carpenter on Thursday, Sept. 8 while the second meeting will be held by Representative James on Saturday, Sept. 17.

Representatives from state and federal agencies involved in flood relief and recovery efforts have been invited to attend.

"These are trying and challenging times for many of our families and hard-working citizens. The series of community meetings are designed to give residents a chance to get the assistance they need to navigate the often difficult flood recovery assistance map," Senator Barrow said.

The dates and times for the community flood relief meetings are as follows:

Sept. 8 – 6 p.m.
Foster Road Baptist Church
11333 Foster Road
Baton Rouge, LA

Sept. 17 – 10 a.m.
Fairwood Branch Library
12910 Old Hammond Highway
Baton Rouge, LA

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