When League City faced the largest natural disaster in its history, Mayor Pat Hallisey boosted spirits with a determination that could have killed him.
As Hurricane Harvey regained strength over the southeastern Gulf in August after having barged across Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, the presidents of Galveston County’s three local banks began preparing for the storm’s U.S. landfall.
It’s impossible to be bored in Galveston with so many opportunities to volunteer. That’s Alice O’Quin’s motto.
Patricia A. Toliver, a 69-year-old retired neurosurgery nurse who worked at the University of Texas Medical Branch, now volunteers her time to solve affordable housing problems.