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Review for Weather Research Center Inc, Houston, TX, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

This is a remarkable organization, one unlike any other I know in Houston. Weather Research Center is a budding nonprofit with a robust mission to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers, while helping Houstonians become better informed about weather safety. Staffed by meteorologists, WRC operates the nation’s first and only museum dedicated to weather science, education and safety. While still a relative newcomer in the Museum District, the John C. Freeman Weather Museum is nevertheless a unique contribution to Houston’s cultural landscape. It’s an inspiring place, particularly when you witness children coming from all over the city to improve their math and science skills while learning about weather.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Building science and math skills among students is a well-documented need in the U.S., but in a city like Houston, the case for weather safety is equally important. I think back on Hurricane Rita - millions (including some of my family) fled the city, mak

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About once a year

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

Role:  Donor & I visited the musuem and am serving as honorary chair for their upcoming gala (2 February 2011).