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Since Hurricane Harvey flooded The Centrum with 3.5 feet of water in August 2017, restoration work continues on the performing arts center and church sanctuary more than two years later. (Hannah Zedaker/Community Impact Newspaper)
Since Hurricane Harvey flooded The Centrum with 3.5 feet of water in August 2017, restoration work continues on the performing arts center and church sanctuary more than two years later. (Hannah Zedaker/Community Impact Newspaper)

Since Hurricane Harvey flooded The Centrum with 3.5 feet of water in August 2017, restoration work continues on the performing arts center and church sanctuary more than two years later. (Hannah Zedaker/Community Impact Newspaper)

Since Hurricane Harvey flooded The Centrum with 3.5 feet of water in August 2017, restoration work continues on the performing arts center and church sanctuary more than two years later.

According to Bruce Frogge, Cypress Creek Christian Church senior minister, as of late October the church had applied for a Federal Emergency Management Agency grant to cover restoration efforts and was waiting for FEMA to return the final scope of work so the church could put out for construction bids.


While Norma Lowrey, Cypress Creek Christian Community Center executive director, said she is unsure how long it will take to get the scope of work back from FEMA, she is hoping to go out for construction bids by the end of 2019.

Although no projected reopening date for The Centrum has been announced, church officials said they are ready to go out for bids as soon as the scope of work returns.

Stay tuned for our December edition for further coverage on The Centrum.
By Hannah Zedaker
Born and raised in Cypress, Texas, Hannah Zedaker graduated from Sam Houston State University in 2016 with a bachelor's degree in mass communication and a minor in political science. She began as an intern with Community Impact Newspaper in 2015 and was hired upon graduation as a reporter for The Woodlands edition in May 2016. In January 2019, she was promoted to serve as the editor of the Spring/Klein edition where she covers Spring ISD and Harris County Commissioners Court, in addition to business, development and transportation news.


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