Memorial services set for George P. Mitchell

July 29, 2013 2:02:26 PM PDT
Memorial services have been set for the man who helped found The Woodlands and revitalize his hometown of Galveston.

Billionaire philanthropist George P. Mitchell will be remembered 5:30 p.m. August 6 in a special service in Galveston at Trinity Episcopal Church. Following the service, a tribute will be held at 7pm at Saengerfest Park, 23rd and Strand.

On August 8, another tribute is planned at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in The Woodlands. The Houston Symphony will perform a tribute concert that begins at 7:30pm.

The Mitchell family requests that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made in George P. Mitchell's memory to the Galveston Sustainable Communities Alliance, Galveston Island Nature Tourism Council, the Galveston Academic Excellence Booster Club, or a preferred not-for-profit organization that supports strong communities, environmental sustainability, or educational initiatives.

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