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HCC Small Business News & Happenings in June

By | 2018-06-08T15:39:08+00:00 June 8th, 2018|Business|

Winners Announced! 2018 HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition Congratulations to our Winners: Accel Lifestyle – 1st Place – $12,000; Striker Box – 2nd Place – $8,000 ; MBCO Engineering – 3rd Place – $4,000; Tea in Texas – Honorable Mention – $1,000; and Hiketron – Honorable Mention – $1,000. For more on Winners, Completer Teams, [...]

Vietnamese Street Food or Korean Barbecue? In Spring Branch, Why Choose?

By | 2018-06-07T11:44:58+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Community, Residential|

by Dorothy Puch Lillig Located in the same shopping strip near Gessner and Hanka drives in the Spring Branch District, you can’t go wrong whether you walk into either Roostar or neighboring restaurant Flower Piggy. It just depends where you want to be transported when you walk through the doors. Is it the festive spirit [...]

2018 Business Institute – application is now open!

By | 2018-06-06T09:59:25+00:00 June 6th, 2018|Business|

2018 Business Institute Hispanic-owned small businesses represent more than 42% of the small businesses owned in the Houston region. The Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s Business Institute is an innovative small business development program that helps connect entrepreneurs and small businesses to the resources they need to take their businesses to the next level of [...]

Free Summer Meals offered at more than 190 HISD Schools

By | 2018-06-04T19:42:00+00:00 June 4th, 2018|Community, Education, Residential|

No paperwork, registration or proof of income needed to participate The Houston Independent School District will kick off its Summer Meal Program on June 4 at more than 190 area schools, where both breakfast and lunch will be served for free to children ages 1 to 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in [...]

TRIO Pre-Apprenticeship Program: ’Direct Pathway to Lucrative Career’ for Spring Branch Students

By | 2018-05-29T13:53:53+00:00 May 29th, 2018|Business, Community|

by Dorothy Puch Lillig As the school year winds down in the Spring Branch Independent School District, a group of high school students completing their junior year are preparing to participate in a “boot camp” this summer. They’re not trying to join a military organization or complete an exercise program. If they make it through [...]