Leaders prepare to meet legislators at Pearland Day in Austin

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Pearland Day in Austin is Feb. 22-23, and city leaders are preparing for the opportunity to share the city’s concerns and successes with legislators.

Top business leaders, Chamber of Commerce key investors, business owners, corporate executives and representatives, elected officials and companies doing business in Pearland are attending the two day event.

The mission of the trip is to increase the general awareness among state legislators, legislative staff and agencies about Pearland as a large, fast growth community in the Houston metropolitan area, establish two way positive working relationships, communicate needs and issues of particular interest that affect the Pearland area, and educate and involve the community regarding activities of the Governmental Relations Committee and legislative actions which affect Pearland.

Platinum Pear Sponsor for the event is Memorial Hermann.

Gold Pear Sponsors include Denbury Resources, Inc., Geotest Engineering, Inc., Pearland Economic Development Corp., Republic Services, and Weisser Engineering & Surveying Co.

Silver Pear Sponsors are AG/CM, Inc., Internal Medicine Associates of Houston, and Perdue Brandon Fielder Collins & Mott, LLC.

More sponsor opportunities are available.

For more information on the trip, call Pearland Chamber of Commerce at 281-485-3634.

Story by Karolyn Gephart