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Harris County Selects New Mass Notification System Provider

By |2018-10-08T10:40:11+00:00October 8th, 2018|Community, Public Safety|

The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management (HCOHSEM) has selected Everbridge as the new mass notification service provider for its Harris County Alerts system which will now be known as Ready Harris Alerts. Everbridge can send messages via text, email, app, voice calls and social media. It also allows for targeted messaging [...]

‘Elevated’ Mexican Sandwiches – And More – at Elevate in the Spring Branch District

By |2018-10-04T10:34:31+00:00October 4th, 2018|Business, Business Spotlight, Residential|

by Dorothy Puch Lillig Under new ownership and a new vision, Mr. Torta in Spring Branch is getting a makeover. You may have noticed the new Elevate name adorning the storefront at 9405 Long Point Road, Houston 77055. The sign is advertising “cemitas and dulces.” You say cemitas. I see tortas. Once inside, you will [...]

Sabor y Sazón: Bringing Peruvian Flavors and Culture to Spring Branch

By |2018-10-03T15:16:01+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Business, Business Spotlight, Residential|

by Dorothy Puch Lillig Papa a La Huancaina According to the infamous Michelin Guide, traditional Peruvian cuisine can be divided geographically into three branches: seaside, mountain and rainforest. We don’t have any of that geography in Houston, but we do have Sabor y Sazón. Located at 9401 Clay Rd. Suite 110, in the [...]

Case for Kids: Event Highlights, Grant Opportunities, and Free Student Workshops

By |2018-09-28T18:23:58+00:00September 28th, 2018|Community, Education|

Join the Greater Houston Lights On Alliance on October 25, 2018 in celebrating Lights On Afterschool. Host an awareness event at your program to promote the importance of afterschool in your community. Leading up to the big day, the Greater Houston Lights On Alliance invites community members to join in Kickoff Activities. See below for [...]

Upcoming HCC Small Business Happenings

By |2018-09-24T09:09:06+00:00September 24th, 2018|Business|

Real Estate Investment and Brokerage Seminar September 28, 10:00 am-2:00 pm - HCC Spring Branch – Commons Featured Topics:  Why Invest in Real Estate; Types of Real Estate; Return on Small Real Estate Investment; Advantages and Disadvantages of Different Types of Commercial Real Estate; Real Estate Economic Cycle; Speculation in Real Estate and Consequences; Potential Profits from Real Estate Investment [...]

Houston Votes 2018

By |2018-09-23T15:43:16+00:00September 23rd, 2018|Community|

Election Day November 6, 2018... Early Voting Starts October 22 Mayor Sylvester Turner will host public meetings in each City Council district about the Rebuild Houston and fire salary charter amendment election on the Nov. 6 ballot. All registered voters within the boundaries of the city are urged to attend. To see which town hall [...]