Mark Your Calendar: Upcoming SBA Houston Events

  2021 WBEA Business Conference & Matchmaking Wednesday, August 25 - Thursday, August 26 | 8:30am-4:00pm CDT  Innovative Ideas!  Intentional Actions! This virtual event provides a platform for brand extension and supplier development while linking women business enterprises (WBEs) with corporate purchasers, governmental agencies, and other women-owned businesses for the primary purpose of increasing opportunity, [...]

2021-08-20T16:27:57-05:00August 20th, 2021|Economic Development|

SBA official explains loan aid following Houston upheavals

With Hurricane Harvey, the COVID-19 pandemic and this year’s historic winter storm, it’s been a rough time for Texas, and small businesses have suffered. However, there are plenty of available financial resources to help business owners who might benefit from guaranteed loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration. The traditional SBA loan guarantee program helps [...]

2021-08-04T22:59:36-05:00August 4th, 2021|Economic Development, My East Aldine|

COVID EIDL: Small Business Relief and Recovery Webinar

The U.S. Small Business Administration's Office of Capital Access will host a small business webinar series with Public Private Strategies Institute on the COVID Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program. The program was designed to help hard-hit small businesses and nonprofits recover from the economic impacts of the pandemic by providing advances and low-interest disaster loans. Tuesday, [...]

2021-07-27T12:16:19-05:00July 27th, 2021|Community, Economic Development|

Upcoming SBA Houston Events!

Greater Houston Procurement Forum Emergency Preparedness: Planning and Preparing for a Disaster Tuesday, June 22 | 11:00am-1:00pm CDT | JOIN LIVE Representatives from participating agencies and organizations will discuss Emergency Preparedness as it relates to the COVID-19 Pandemic and other natural Disasters as well as identify related business opportunities in the Response, Recovery, Rebuild, Resiliency and [...]

2021-06-21T11:07:02-05:00June 21st, 2021|Community, Economic Development|

New mural connects many creative resources of East Aldine

Scattered showers did little to dampen the enthusiasm for a splashy new commemorative mural unveiled at the High Meadows branch of the Harris County Public Library in East Aldine recently. Art enthusiasts turned out in bunches to participate in The Mural Fest, which included creating their own artistic endeavors through the Art Bus and the Curiosity Cruiser.  For [...]

2021-05-29T10:41:19-05:00June 2nd, 2021|Economic Development, My East Aldine|

His coated flautas are a sensation in Aldine — and to 125,000 TikTok types

After a 21-year career in law enforcement for the Aldine School District and the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, Julio DeLeon has turned his super-secret spicy sauce into a booming family business and a second career as an online celebrity chef. DeLeon, better known as “July the Lion” to his 126,000 followers on TikTok, is a familiar [...]

2021-05-29T10:35:11-05:00June 2nd, 2021|Economic Development, My East Aldine|
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