288 group gears up for 2015

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Those who want improved mobility and quality of life along the 288 corridor will make their voices heard in Austin next month.

The 288 Partnership, a regional advocacy organization based in Pearland, is chartering a bus to meet with state representatives and legislators on Feb. 18 for “288 Day in Austin.”

The trip will leave at 5:30 a.m. and is set to return by 7 p.m. Space is limited and cost is $95 per person. Reservations must be made by Feb. 12.

The 5-year-old organization has envisioned goals such as driving on an expanded Highway 288 in 2017.

In addition to “288 Day,” “Green Light Houston,” the Houston’s region’s transportation advocacy day, is set Feb. 26 in Austin. For information on this event, contact Andrea French, 832-459-5116, or [email protected]

Meanwhile, the Greater 288 Partnership also is holding its fifth annual Members’ Breakfast on Thursday, Jan. 22, beginning at 7:30 a.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn, 12101 Shadow Creek Dr. in Pearland. This event will include installation of the 2015 board members and officers.

County Judge Matt Sebesta will be the featured speaker at the Partnership’s Quarterly Luncheon in March. The event begins at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 31, at the Hilton Garden Inn. Lunch is served at noon, and reservations must be made by Thursday, March 26. Cost for individual members is $30.

For more information on the 288 Partnership, visit www.greater288.org.

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