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SBA: Mark Your Calendar! Upcoming Events!

SBA is Thankful for America's Small Businesses! If you are thinking about starting or growing your small business, tap into SBA resources.  Support Your Local Small Business Saturday, November 28th Celebrated each year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, Small Business Saturday allows consumers to make an impact in their neighborhoods by supporting local small businesses. Last year, an estimated 110 million U.S. consumers shopped small [...]

2020-11-24T18:25:36-06:00November 24th, 2020|Articles, Business Development|

Plant It Forward Farms, a veggie drawer staple, now hits your cupboard

Plant It Forward Farms, based in the Brays Oaks District, has long been known for its weekly boxes of fresh, local produce through its Farm Share program, which you can pick up at a number of locations around the city.  In October, the nonprofit began offering a new way to connect a diverse group of [...]

2020-11-06T19:59:19-06:00November 6th, 2020|Articles, Business Development, Community News, My Brays Oaks|

National Veterans Small Business Week Events

Join Us at an Upcoming Event to Celebrate #VetBiz SAVE THE DATE: National Veterans Small Business Week The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) celebrates, connects, and empowers service member (including National Guard and Reserve), veteran, and military spouse entrepreneurs and business owners – past, present, and future – during National Veterans Small Business Week (NVSBW). NVSBW [...]

2020-10-29T18:56:21-05:00October 29th, 2020|Articles, Business Development|

Save the Date: National Veterans Small Business Week

Join Us at an Upcoming Event to Celebrate #VetBiz SAVE THE DATE: National Veterans Small Business Week The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) celebrates, connects, and empowers service member (including National Guard and Reserve), veteran, and military spouse entrepreneurs and business owners – past, present, and future – during National Veterans Small Business Week (NVSBW). NVSBW [...]

2020-10-15T18:25:23-05:00October 19th, 2020|Articles, Business Development|

SBA: Mark Your Calendars! UPCOMING Virtual Events

COVID-19 Regional Small Business Relief & Recovery Loan Program Webinar This webinar will introduce a new COVID-19 small business relief loan program available through the U.S. Economic Development Administration and administered by the Houston-Galveston Area Local Development Corporation. This program will provide immediate and critical financial assistance to small businesses throughout the Gulf Coast region dealing with [...]

2020-10-11T15:40:49-05:00October 11th, 2020|Articles, Business Development|

Simpler PPP Forgiveness for Loans of $50,000 or Less

The U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the Treasury Department, today released a simpler loan forgiveness application for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans of $50,000 or less. This action streamlines the PPP forgiveness process to provide financial and administrative relief to America’s smallest businesses while also ensuring sound stewardship of taxpayer dollars. “The PPP [...]

2020-10-09T13:42:42-05:00October 9th, 2020|Articles, Business Development|

D’s Cajun Eats

The “Cajun” in D’s Cajun Eats & Barbecue is something of a misnomer, one many restaurants with origins in Louisiana have adopted for the sake of convenience when they open up out of state. In truth this is a New Orleans Creole / soul food combo with emphases on barbecue and some of the best [...]

2020-10-08T18:52:20-05:00October 8th, 2020|Articles, Business Development, My Brays Oaks|

Webinar Replay: Challenges in Restaurant Facilities Management

  Recording of September 30, Retail & Restaurant Facility Business Webinar Register below for complimentary access (Panelists, clockwise from top left) Dean Small (moderator), Synergy Restaurant Consultants; Bob Robinson, Jr., Kaivac; Frank Bacchetta, Total Comfort Group; Hussam Chater, Mamoun’s Falafel; Peter Cancro, Jersey Mike’s; Kendra Payne, Slim Chickens; Paul Martino, A&W Restaurants.   The "Challenges in Restaurant Facilities [...]

2020-10-08T13:33:25-05:00October 8th, 2020|Articles, Business Development|

Gulf Coast COVID-19 Recovery and Relief Loan Program- Informational Webinar Oct 14

Join the U.S. Small Business Administration Houston District Office and the Houston-Galveston Area Local Development Corporation as we discuss important updates and introduce a new COVID-19 small business relief loan program through the U.S. Economic Development Administration.  This program will provide immediate and critical financial assistance to small businesses throughout the Gulf Coast region dealing with [...]

2020-10-07T12:50:29-05:00October 7th, 2020|Articles, Business Development|

Sunrise starts with a daily glaze at Bakery Donuts

By JD Herman For some folks a cup of coffee is the spark plug that helps start the day but the fuel that gets Houston through lunch is the glazed donut. You can try and convince me the wake-up food of choice in Texas is the breakfast taco, but I think the classic American glazed [...]

2020-10-05T18:50:22-05:00October 5th, 2020|Articles, Business Development, Community News, My Brays Oaks|
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