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Webinar: How Limited is the Liability of your LLC?

2019-10-25T17:07:14+00:00October 25th, 2019|Economic Development, Events, Resources|

SCORE and SBA help Americans Achieve the Dream of Small Business Ownership. We help you start, grow, expand or recover your business. Do you understand the risks that may arise in the operation of your business that are NOT limited to the assets of the business? Small business owners are wise to put their businesses [...]

Beasley’s Tire Service: Rolling Out Quality Work Since 1971

2019-10-10T20:04:05+00:00October 10th, 2019|Community, Economic Development|

By Christina Autry E.B. Beasley traveled the country within the trucking industry until deciding to settle down in Houston with his wife, Bobbie Beasley. “He wanted to go into business for himself,” says Bob Beasley, son of E.B. and Bobbie. After launching their first service station shop inside an Exxon, the couple opened their own [...]

Diaz and Don Kirrin

2019-09-04T23:25:45+00:00September 4th, 2019|Community, Economic Development|

Serving a wide variety of Mexican street food in a cool, cheerful and family-friendly environment, Don Kirrin Snack House (13510 Aldine Westfield Rd.) is a clean, well-lighted place where the only sure thing is that every item on their wildly inventive and extensive menu will fire up a fiesta on your table and get the [...]

Carlos Silva: Taking Care of Business and Community in East Aldine

2019-08-21T15:12:39+00:00August 21st, 2019|Community, Economic Development|

By Christina Autry Born and raised in East Aldine, district board member Carlos Silva still commutes every day to the same business that his father established in 1997. His father, Domitilo “Tilo” Silva left his machinist job and took the risk of starting his own manufacturing business, called Tilco Machine Works. Alongside his parents and [...]

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 [...]