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Commissioner Adrian Garcia and the Houston Contractor Association Host Civil Construction Job Fair

2019-07-12T02:36:15+00:00July 12th, 2019|Community, Economic Development|

WHAT: The Houston Contractors Association (HCA) and the office of Commissioner Adrian Garcia, Harris County Commissioner Precinct 2, are proud to co-host an information session and a job fair to engage and educate anyone interested learning about job opportunities in the civil construction sector. All applicants must be 18 years of age or older, have [...]

Houston By the Neighborhood: Economic Development in East Aldine

2019-06-04T12:29:56+00:00June 4th, 2019|Community, Economic Development|

By Susie Tommaney, Houston Press At the heart of the East Aldine district is Keith-Wiess Park, with almost 500 acres (499.46, to be exact) of pine forests along Aldine-Westfield Road. It's operated by the Houston Parks and Recreation Department and you can explore it virtually yourself through Street View in Google Maps, though nothing will [...]

2019 National Small Business Week Virtual Conference

2019-05-03T01:43:17+00:00May 3rd, 2019|Economic Development, Events, Resources|

The U.S. Small Business Administration and SCORE will host a free, 2-Day Virtual Conference during National Small Business Week. The conference will take place Tuesday, May 7 – Wednesday, May 8 between 11:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. ET/ 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. PT each day. Registration is FREE. The conference will be hosted entirely [...]

Tex or Mex? How About Both.

2019-04-24T00:45:19+00:00April 24th, 2019|Community, Economic Development|

By Christina Autry Menudo and beef fajitas. Pechuga (chicken) ranchera and chicken nachos. Tripitas (tripe) and quesadillas. Authentic Mexican dishes alongside their American cousin, Tex-Mex, paints a telling picture of not only Houston’s culture, but our taste buds. Flavors of Guadalajara, Monterey, and Mexico City find their way into the menu at Manny’s Mexican Grill [...]

FREE Machinist CNC Solidworks Associate Certification (CSWA) Course start April 29

2019-04-24T01:01:29+00:00April 18th, 2019|Community, Economic Development, Resources|

BakerRiply starts a Machinist CNC Solidworks Associate Certification (CSWA) Course on April 29 at their BakerRipley East Aldine Campus. They are planning to enroll 15 Students for the class and the tuition for the course will be covered (No Charge). If you have any question please call Jarrod @ 713.272.6472

Entrepreneur Academy – Grow applications are open!

2019-03-19T16:05:10+00:00March 19th, 2019|Economic Development, Events|

Our Entrepreneur Academy – Grow applications are now open! The Grow class is for anyone who has been in business formally or informally for 6 months are more. They will learn best practices, how to organize your business, growth strategies, and more. It is a first come first serve basis and we will take 15 [...]

Alma Latina

2019-03-08T02:07:27+00:00March 8th, 2019|Community, Economic Development|

By Jeff Herman East Aldine Management District has no shortage of Tex-Mex options to choose from but few have the chops and longevity of Alma Latina. Since 1984, the Marquez family has been preparing their soulful, authentic Mexican fare, and Houston is all the better for it. Starting as a small chain of taquerias, the [...]