FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – On September 24, 2015, Fort Bend County’s Department of Transportation was honored by the Mamie George Community Center for their contribution to community collaboration. Paulette Shelton, Director of Fort Bend County Public Transportation, was present to receive the award. Each year, The Mamie George Community Center honors organizations who ‘have demonstrated their desire to make a positive impact by combining their resources to benefit the programs and services at the Mamie George Community Center’. Upon receiving the award, Ms. Shelton conveyed the importance of providing seniors with the ability to live independently and maintain their mobility. The Fort Bend County Public Transportation Department worked with the Center in developing a transportation program specific to their needs and when developing the newly implemented Richmond/Rosenberg bus routes, collaborated with the Center, the Cities, Economic Development organizations and other community stakeholders to implement routes that would best serve their constituents.
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