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H-GAC Announces the Gulf Coast Regional Tow and Go™ Program

By |2018-07-13T13:47:04+00:00July 10th, 2018|Community, Public Safety|

HOUSTON – The Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC) announced today the launch of the Gulf Coast Regional Tow and Go™ Program, which provides no-cost towing for vehicles that break down from mechanical failure while traveling within the City of Houston on freeways with camera coverage. The regional quick clearance program will expand next into Harris County [...]

Centers for Entrepreneurship Small Business Happenings in July

By |2018-07-13T13:46:41+00:00July 8th, 2018|Business|

Federal Grants for Small Business Owners to Fund your Innovations! Thursday, July 12, 2018, 9:00pm-12:00pm, HCC Alief Hayes, 3rd Floor, Room A319 Did you know $2 billion to $2.5 billion is granted annually to support small business innovation? This SBIR workshop begins with some basics of the SBIR/STTR programs and then covers the process for [...]

Tres Amigos: Out of this World Tres Leches in Spring Branch — and Maybe Soon Beyond

By |2018-07-13T13:50:27+00:00June 28th, 2018|Business, Business Spotlight, Community, Residential|

by Dorothy Puch Lillig Tres leches cake The Spring Branch District’s newest “panadería” may be expanding to other areas soon. “Business has been great,” said Robert Dihu, partner in Tres Amigos Bakery, located at 10064 Long Point Rd., Houston, 77055. “The area is perfect for what we were looking for,” he added. “While having [...]

Thrive+: Out of the Shark Tank and ‘Thriving’ in the Spring Branch District

By |2018-07-13T13:50:28+00:00June 28th, 2018|Business, Business Spotlight, Residential|

by Dorothy Puch Lillig You may remember him from ABC's Shark Tank, where he pitched his product earlier this year. Houston area native Brooks Powell, founder of Thrive+ Health Inc., has a product he says mitigates the negative effects of alcohol. It works by reducing short-term alcohol withdrawal, replacing lost vitamins, and providing your liver [...]

HCC Small Business Happenings

By |2018-07-13T13:46:42+00:00June 20th, 2018|Business|

How to Do Business With Local Governments – Panel & Mini Trade Fair Friday, June 22, 2018, 12:30pm-3:30pm, HCC Alief Hayes, 3rd Floor, Room A319 Small business owners are invited to join SCORE and the HCC NW Center for Entrepreneurship as we host our fourth annual “How to Do Business With”... Panel & Mini-Trade Fair. [...]