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Virtual Meet the Buyer Procurement Forum set for Dec. 10

Event provides bid opportunities, networking; registration deadline is Dec. 8 The Office of Business Opportunity invites the small business community to its annual Meet the Buyer Procurement Forum (MTB), held virtually for the first time, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 10. Registration, which closes on Tuesday, Dec. 8, is free and open to [...]

2020-12-08T08:16:12-06:00December 8th, 2020|Articles, Business Development|

SBA Panel Event: Funding a Startup Business, Dec. 3

Access to Capital: Starting a Business December 3  |  10am CST   What kind of funding is right for you? If you need access to capital to help you achieve your business goals, the SBA offers a variety of funding programs for all kinds of small business ventures. This webinar session is for small businesses or [...]

2020-12-02T15:56:19-06:00December 2nd, 2020|Articles, Business Development|

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|

Kinder Institute Forum: Tamika L. Butler on Transportation Equity, Nov. 11

Kinder Institute Forum: Tamika L. Butler "Transportation Equity: The Time is Now!" Tamika L. Butler is a national expert and speaker on issues related to the built environment, equity, anti-racism, diversity and inclusion, organizational behavior, and change management. Her talk “Transportation Equity: The Time is Now!” will focus on institutional oppression, the importance of inclusive [...]

2020-11-09T09:14:34-06:00November 9th, 2020|Articles, Mobility & Transportation|

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|

HPD Westside Explorers learn service, character and maybe a career path

William Rivas recalled his first meeting with members of the Westside Explorer Program five years ago.  Looking around the room, the then-14-year-old Elsik High School student nervously noticed guys who were four or five years older, taller, seemingly so self-assured, and the room swelled with their camaraderie. The young men now have all aged out [...]

2020-11-05T14:14:44-06:00November 4th, 2020|Articles, My Brays Oaks, Public Safety|
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