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By Dan Rudy 

Local café raising funds for Hurrican Harvey relief


September 7, 2017

Dan Rudy / Wrangell Sentinel

James George and Katherine George-Byrd get ready to fix up the day's menu ahead of their fundraiser to assist hurricane victims in the Houston area. Sales from Zak's Cafe on Tuesday and Wednesday are to be sent to a fund dedicated to their assistance.

A Wrangell café is raising funds for disaster relief, following the hurricane and deadly floods affecting Texas last month.

Zak's Cafe owners James George and Katherine George-Byrd plan to send all earnings from their Tuesday and Wednesday sales this week to a response fund benefitting Hurricane Harvey victims. On August 24 the storm system became the first category 4 hurricane to make landfall in the United States in over a decade, and the biggest in Texas since Hurricane Carla in 1961. Within a couple of days the deadly storm and related floods had displaced tens of thousands of resident...

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