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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 [...]

Stay Connected — From a Distance — With City Flowers

2020-03-27T15:52:29-05:00March 27th, 2020|Business, Business Spotlight|

by Dorothy Puch Lillig Want to let your family and friends know you miss them during this time of physical distancing? You can text, call or schedule a Zoom meeting. Or, you can make it more special and, well,  say it with flowers. The Spring Branch District’s City Flowers is still fulfilling online orders with [...]

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) to help with the COVID-19 crisis

2020-03-24T13:28:28-05:00March 24th, 2020|Business|

What's an EIDL? The SBA EIDL program can provide low-interest loans of up to $2M to businesses and private non-profits. EIDLs may be used to pay fixed debts, payroll, accounts payable and other bills. The interest rate is 3.75% for small businesses without credit available elsewhere. The interest rate for non-profits is 2.75%. EIDLs have long-term repayment options, up to a maximum of 30 [...]

SBA Update! COVID-19 Disaster Loans Now Available in Texas & Upcoming Webinars

2020-03-21T10:29:04-05:00March 21st, 2020|Business|

Texas small business can now apply for SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) to help with the COVID-19 crisis. What's an EIDL? The SBA EIDL program can provide low-interest loans of up to $2M to businesses and private non-profits. EIDLs may be used to pay fixed debts, payroll, accounts payable and other bills. The interest [...]