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SBA: Shuttered Venue Grant Webinar, Thursday, Jan. 14

Join this webinar for a preliminary overview of the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program included in the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act signed into law by President Trump on Dec. 27, 2020. Eligible organizations with a reduction in revenue due to the COVID-19 pandemic will have the opportunity to receive [...]

2021-01-12T16:18:08-06:00January 12th, 2021|Articles, Business Development|

SBA: Economic Aid Act – PPP & EIDL Updates

Please find a link to our upcoming webinar schedule for small businesses:  MARK YOUR CALENDAR: SBA Houston Virtual Events (govdelivery.com)4 Sessions include an overview of the new stimulus package as well as Q&A sessions with SBA Leadership. Recent Press Release issued for reopening of PPP Loans (pdf also attached): PPP Reopens Jan 11 | The U.S. Small Business Administration | SBA.gov   SBA [...]

2021-01-10T15:24:57-06:00January 10th, 2021|Articles, Business Development|

Houston Health Department, partners announce free COVID-19 testing schedule for week of January 11

The Houston Health Department and its agency partners are announcing the schedule for sites offering free COVID-19 tests the week of January 11, 2020. Nineteen FREE+FAST+SAFE testing sites across Houston are on the schedule for the week. Houston Health Department The Houston Health Department will offer drive-thru testing at two surge sites affiliated with U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. [...]

2021-01-10T12:18:25-06:00January 10th, 2021|Community News|

Founded in the 1850s, the Freedom Colony of Riceville lives on

It happens fairly often as you wander the backroads of Houston -- you’ll be driving along through more or less typical 1970s-style suburban development when all of a sudden you’ll find yourself in a cluster of much older housing, from the 1940s, say, or even older. Then you might see an older church, and if [...]

2021-01-08T18:26:11-06:00January 9th, 2021|Community News, My Brays Oaks|

The County Connection: There’s Light at the End of This Tunnel

The County Connection Lina Hidalgo | Harris County Judge   Happy New Year Harris County! I know you all are just as happy as I am to say goodbye to 2020. We’ve faced so many dire challenges over the last year -- unemployment, financial devastation, social isolation, illness, and death. We’ve sacrificed so much to [...]

2021-01-08T18:05:04-06:00January 8th, 2021|Community News|

Houston Public Works Launches Smart Utility Check-Up Program

Houston Public Works is inviting commercial buildings to join its inaugural Smart Utility Check-Up Program. The free program is designed to improve water and utility efficiency within the commercial sector. Businesses who participate will receive monthly water, electricity and gas utility assessments. Imperial Utilities & Sustainability, Inc. will provide data analysis on utility use with [...]

2021-01-08T13:23:52-06:00January 8th, 2021|Community News|

Get transported overseas at Taste of Tel Aviv

It has been known as My Pita, Kosher Bite and now Taste of Tel Aviv. But one thing remains constant — the Brays Oaks District has the “real deal” when it comes to Israeli-Mediterranean food.  Customer reviews are pretty consistent, with lots of raves about the family-friendly bakery and deli, now owned by Gabi Algrably, [...]

2021-01-06T14:56:38-06:00January 6th, 2021|Articles, Business Development, My Brays Oaks|

Houston Health Department launches online registration for COVID-19 vaccinations for high risk groups

The Houston Health Department launched today online registration allowing Houstonians at the highest risk of coronavirus disease to schedule appointments to receive free COVID-19 vaccinations. A Spanish version is anticipated to launch later in the day. People age 65 and older and people age 18 and older with at least one chronic medical condition putting them at [...]

2021-01-04T11:46:51-06:00January 4th, 2021|Community News|

Houston Health Department, partners announce free COVID-19 testing schedule for week of January 4

The Houston Health Department and its agency partners are announcing the schedule for sites offering free COVID-19 tests the week of January 4, 2020. Twenty-four FREE+FAST+SAFE testing sites across Houston are on the schedule for the week. The Aldine area will benefit from two COVID-19 testing sites set up this week by the Houston Health Department and Harris County [...]

2021-01-03T16:06:32-06:00January 3rd, 2021|Community News|
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