Elizabeth Stinsman, Director of Community Assistance Department, and representing County Commissioner, Jack Cagle, has graciously donated 3,000 face masks to the Greater Heights Area Chamber of Commerce for distribution to schools, businesses, and the community.
The Chamber was recognized for its incredible outreach in providing responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. Stinsman stated: “It is because of your hard work and dedication to those we mutually serve that our community will persevere. The Commissioners office is pleased to play a small part in your important role of providing and serving, not only the constituents of Precinct 4, but also the residents of Harris County.”
The masks were delivered by Precinct 4 workers, Peggy Peyton and Patti Parks. Cindy Reibenstein, Chair of the Chamber’s Education Committee expressed the Chamber’s gratitude for the masks which will be helpful in providing protection and continuing to flatten the virus curve. Mr. Mike Niggli, principal of Waltrip High School accepted the masks from Chamber Intern, Dina Padovan, a Sergeant with the University of Houston Police Department and a student in the University’s Graduate College of Social Work.
In addition, the Chamber is providing masks to area schools including: Garden Oaks Montessori, Helms Elementary, Katherine Smith Elementary, Heights High School, Washington High School, Northside High School and Black Middle School.