Houston credit union describes recovery efforts

In addition to cleaning up a branch over the Labor Day Weekend that had been destroyed by three feet of rain dumped by Tropical Storm Harvey, the $227 million Energy Capital Credit Union is also providing its employees with childcare services and free lunches as the city of Houston and communities throughout southeastern Texas continue massive recovery efforts.

“To assist staff we have set up childcare in the main office as schools are closed until 9/11 and many childcare facilities (are closed),” Energy Capital CU President/CEO Randall Dixon, wrote in an email on Saturday. “Also many restaurants are closed so we have provided lunch for staff during the week. “

As of last Friday, eight Energy Capital CU employees reported their homes were damaged by the storm. Many employees said their homes were flooded by than foot of water ruining carpets, furniture, and walls.  Some employees also lost their cars and many other personal items.


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