To showcase Galveston’s incredible resiliency and progress just one year after Hurricane Ike, a series of “Revival and Reflections” events will take place beginning Tuesday, Sept. 8 on the 109th anniversary of the Great 1900 Storm and continue through Sunday, Sept. 13, as Galvestonians, friends, visitors and supporters come together to celebrate “Revival and Reflections… Marking the first anniversary of Hurricane Ike, September 8-13, Galveston Island, Texas.”

For more information about “Revival and Reflection” events to be held, call the Galveston Island Visitors Center at 888 GAL ISLE (888.425.4753), visit online at www.galveston.com, www.recoverygalveston.org, or email to info@galvestoncvb.com.

Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009

To download the official press release, click here.


Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009

  • A Salute to Galveston“: Moody Mansion Museum, 2618 Broadway. Presented by the Treasure Ball Association September 5-13.
  • Remembrance Concert: 6:30-8pm. Music by the Lance Aldridge Band. Saengerfest Park, 23rd and Strand. Throughout the concert, the multi-media presentation of Ike’s wrath and destruction, as well as scenes of Galveston’s rebirth and redevelopment will again be presented.  The concert is free and open to the public.

Thursday, Sept. 10, 2009

  • “A Salute to Galveston”: Moody Mansion Museum, 2618 Broadway. Presented by the Treasure Ball Association September 5-13.
  • Remembrance Concert: 6:30-8pm. Music by the Galveston Beach Band. Saengerfest Park, 23rd and Strand. Throughout the concert, the multi-media presentation of Ike’s wrath and destruction, as well as scenes of Galveston’s rebirth and redevelopment will again be presented.  The concert is free and open to the public.

Friday, Sept. 11, 2009

City of Galveston-sponsored “Revival and Reflections” events continue on Friday, Sept.11 with a

To download the official press release, click here.


Saturday, Sept. 12, 2009

Saturday, Sept.12 will feature a full-day of “Revival and Reflections” activities that will include a solemn ceremony and documentary showings on the eve of the first of anniversary of Hurricane Ike. In addition, throughout the day a variety of ancillary events are planned to commemorate Ike’s one year anniversary.

To download the official press release, click here. To download additional information regarding the Artist Studio Tours, click here.


Sunday, Sept. 13, 2009

The 6-day “Revival and Reflections” events, ceremonies, and commemorations marking the first anniversary of Hurricane Ike conclude Sunday, Sept. 13 with several events:

To download the official press release, click here.To download additional information regarding additional fundraising / ancellary events, click here.

To highlight the many “Revival and Reflections” events and activities planned to mark the first anniversary of Hurricane Ike, a 4-page full color newspaper “pull-out” supplement will be included in the Galveston County Daily News‘ Sept. 6 edition.

Mondo

Mondo

Mondo is a co-owner of Islander By Choice LLC and is employed in a top-secret position within the confines of Galveston Island. He lives in the Silk Stocking Historic District with his lady friend (wife and best friend Lauren), a BOI (lil’ Georgia Brooks), and three pets.

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