Income Tax Myths and Facts – Small Business Owners’ Responsibilities

By | 2018-02-20T14:35:46+00:00 February 20th, 2018|Business|

Saturday, February 24, 2018, 10:30am-1:30pm, HCC Alief Hayes, 3rd Floor, Rm A319 Many individuals and small business owners are unaware of their tax responsibilities. This workshop clarifies common misconceptions on these topics: Overview- Business Tax Structure. Calculating Taxes - different types; and who should pay them. Consequences of failing to file and pay taxes. Federal [...]

Slideshow: Preferred site for Houston’s bullet-train station revealed

By | 2018-02-10T13:08:10+00:00 February 10th, 2018|Business, Community, Projects, Residential|

The Texas Bullet Train has announced the preferred location for its Houston passenger station, at the Northwest Mall site near the interchange of US 290 and Interstate 610 The terminal will be ideally located in a high-growth area, with easy access to employment centers, including the Galleria, the Energy Corridor, the Medical Center and downtown. [...]

The Yellow Rose of Spring Branch: Houston’s First Whiskey Distillery is Right In the Neighborhood

By | 2018-01-24T09:03:47+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Business, Business Spotlight|

image courtesy Yellow Rose Distilling Facebook Did you know that Spring Branch is home to Houston’s first whiskey distillery? Yellow Rose Distilling, founded in 2010, and opened to the public in 2014, is the first legal distillery in Houston since the Prohibition era. While initially located downtown, it quickly outgrew its original space [...]

2018 HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition

By | 2018-01-08T12:37:45+00:00 January 7th, 2018|Business|

Opportunities for Proposed, Startup & Existing Business Owners $30,000 in Seed Money and In-Kind Prizes – Apply Now for Free Mentoring and Training & Chance to Win Prize Money. The annual HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition (BPC) is an opportunity for proposed, startup and existing entrepreneurs to develop focused plans to start or grow their [...]

Free Small Business Mentoring & Training

By | 2017-12-20T07:50:50+00:00 December 20th, 2017|Business|

For Proposed, Startup & Existing Business Owners Preparing to Launch and/or Grow their Businesses $30,000 in Cash and In-Kind Prizes Awarded in May - Prepare Now to Apply Houston Community College and Newspring are offering five free 2-hour group training sessions and 1-on-1 mentoring February through April to proposed, startup and existing entrepreneurs preparing to [...]

Seven Last-Minute Spring Branch Gift Ideas

By | 2017-12-19T09:36:42+00:00 December 19th, 2017|Business|

Still checking names off your list? Spring Branch is home to several local businesses which can meet all your gift-giving needs without you having to step foot inside a mall or pay for rush shipping. Below are seven stores that cater to seven enthusiasts. image courtesy Texas Rock Gym Facebook The Fitness-Minded Friend [...]

Sales Dominance – The Key to Creating and Sustaining Success

By | 2017-12-01T08:24:33+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Business|

Sales Dominance – The Key to Creating and Sustaining Success December 5, 9:00am-12:00pm – HCC Alief Hayes A319 Featured Topics: Positively differentiate your organization and your sales will soar. In this presentation you will learn the 3 Things Required for Sales Dominance, Keys to Creating a Revenue Generation Culture, Creating Opportunities Where Others See Obstacles [...]