Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama

Congresswoman Sewell to Visit 7th District Counties Affected by April 15 Storms and Tornadoes

Apr 19, 2011
Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Sewell (D-AL) will visit Tuscaloosa, Greene, Hale, Marengo and Sumter Counties to survey the damage caused by the storms and tornadoes on April 15.  Rep. Sewell will also join Governor Robert Bentley, Geiger City Mayor Michael Cunningham Jr., Alabama Emergency Management Agency Director Art Faulkner, and Sumter County Emergency Management Director Margaret Bishop-Gulley to survey the storm damage in Sumter County. 

“My thoughts and prayers are with the families and loved ones of the people killed by the storms and tornadoes that hit communities across Alabama on Friday and the many other residents whose property and homes were damaged,” said Rep. Sewell. “My office will continue to work with federal, state and local officials to ensure that we are doing all we can to get people the resources and assistance they need to rebuild their communities after these storms.”

This week, Congresswoman Sewell will also visit other counties in the 7th Congressional District that were affected by the heavy storms and tornadoes.

The information on today’s event is as follows: 

WHO:       Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell

WHAT:     Survey Storm Damage in Tuscaloosa, Greene, Hale, Marengo and Sumter Counties

WHEN:      Tuesday, April 19, 2011 at 11:30 a.m.     

WHERE:    Geiger Town Hall (across from the Mennonite Church)
                  201 Broadway Blvd
                  Emelle, AL 35459    

For more information, please contact Congresswoman Sewell’s office at (202) 225-2665 or the AEMA Public Information Office at (205) 280-2275.