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

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 [...]

2018-07-13T13:47:04-05:00July 10th, 2018|Community, Public Safety|0 Comments

Centers for Entrepreneurship Small Business Happenings in July

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 [...]

2018-07-13T13:46:41-05:00July 8th, 2018|Business|0 Comments

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

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 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

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. [...]

2018-07-13T13:46:42-05:00June 20th, 2018|Business|0 Comments

HPD Northwest PIP Meeting, June 19

“100 CLUB” Let’s change gears for a moment! Are you concerned about your first responders in and around the Houston area? What happens when these individuals are critically injured or lose their lives while protecting our families, homes, and communities! Also, Captain James Bryant will be leaving Northwest Division for a new assignment over a [...]

2018-07-13T13:47:04-05:00June 18th, 2018|Community, Public Safety|0 Comments
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