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Holiday Open House

Date: Thu, 12/14/2017
Location: Air Alliance Houston, 3914 Leeland, Houston, TX 77003

Please join us Thursday, December 14, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. to spread holiday cheer as we celebrate the organization and community’s accomplishments for the year. Join friends and colleagues after work for conversation and light refreshments at our EaDo office. Please also consider bringing nonpershible food donations for the Public Citizen/Air Alliance Houston December food drive. Contributions benefit the

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