CITY OF GREENSBORO
March 12, 2019 Contact: Jake Keys
Interviews Available for Greensboro Tornado Recovery One-Year Overview
WHAT: As tornadoes strike states to our south, Greensboro residents are nearing the one-year anniversary of the storm that wreaked havoc in our city. Much work has been done behind the scenes in the long-term recovery of east Greensboro neighborhoods in the 2018 tornado’s path.
If you are interested in interviews about various aspects of the recovery progress, the people listed in the chart below have been identified for these specific topics. Please reach out to any of them.
Who to Contact
Money, services, supplies donated. Money spent and how.
Stan Wilson, director of the City’s Neighborhood Development Department and chair of Storm Recovery Alliance (SRA)
Homes repaired, reconstructed and by whom and status of current jobs
Gene Brown, president and executive director of Community Housing Solutions and SRA member
SRA property acquisition plans and the City’s RFP for non-profits to accomplish the goals
Sofia Crisp, executive director of Housing Consultants Group and SRA member
336-553-0946, ext. 3
Community response and involvement, and the creation of SRA
Sharon Hightower, City Council member and SRA member
Other potential topics
Debby Davis, communications specialist with City’s Marketing and Communications Department
Jake Keys, manager of City’s communications division of the Marketing and Communications Department
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