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District A: “Stay Home, Work Safe” Order Extended to April 30

2020-03-31T18:58:07-05:00March 31st, 2020|Community|

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo just issued an extension to the Stay at Home, Work Safe Order advising people to stay home except for essential activities. This order that went into effect on March 24, 2020, has been extended until 11:59 PM on April 30, 2020. You can view the language of the order here: If you need [...]

Shaping Our Future: YES! to Census 2020

2020-03-31T10:58:43-05:00March 31st, 2020|Community|

SHAPING OUR FUTURE: YES! TO CENSUS 2020 Since 1790, as mandated by the Constitution, Americans have come together every 10 years to be counted. This record of every person residing in the United States is important as it provides the basis for the reapportionment of congressional seats, redistricting, and distribution of over $675 billion in [...]

Cooking up Success in Spring Branch ISD

2020-03-30T16:39:24-05:00March 30th, 2020|Business, Business Spotlight|

By Christina Autry “Most days I wear a full chef outfit. Many of my kids are excited to come to school every day just because they know they’ll be cooking,” says Juliet Peterson, Culinary Arts and Hospitality and Tourism teacher at Spring Woods Middle School. Peterson has dedicated the past ten years to opening up [...]

New Coffee Oasis in Spring Branch

2020-03-30T16:33:55-05:00March 30th, 2020|Business, Business Spotlight|

By Christina Autry In February, Slowpokes Coffee opened its third location in Spring Branch, a decision that Juan Carlos Rubiralta said has been long-anticipated. “It’s an awesome neighborhood,” Rubiralta says. “We saw a lot of similarities between Spring Branch and our Garden Oaks setting, which we love. Lots of development happening, good schools, friendly neighbors. [...]

Gallery Furniture Helping Houston Seniors and Disabled Citizens

2020-03-30T10:31:36-05:00March 30th, 2020|Business, Community|

Attention Houston Seniors and Disabled Citizens: fill out a form in order to request and receive a care package of toiletries and other non-perishable foods delivered to your front door from Gallery Furniture. Click here to submit your request today. Mayor Sylvester Turner and Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale are asking people to drop off non-perishable items like [...]

SBA COVID-19 Informational Webinars: March 30th-April 3rd

2020-03-28T17:23:12-05:00March 28th, 2020|Business|

The SBA Houston District Office will provide the latest information from SBA to help small businesses with their economic recovery from the effects of the Coronavirus. We will give information on how to apply and where you can get additional help with preparing and applying for an SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan. Sessions will allow for [...]