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Thousands of Election Workers Needed in Harris County for the November General Election

2020-08-03T20:47:02+00:00August 3rd, 2020|Community|

The Harris County Clerk’s Office is looking for election workers to staff more than 800 voting centers that will be open for the November 3, 2020 General Election. Election workers are also needed three weeks prior to the election to work at approximately 100 voting centers during the Early Voting period, October 13-30. “We expect [...]

There’s a New Gin in Town – Avonak Distillery

2020-08-03T17:33:35+00:00August 3rd, 2020|Community, Economic Development|

By JD Herman A stone's throw from the East Sam Houston Tollway is the only active gin distillery in Houston. Avonak Distillery broke ground in the East Aldine Management District in 2018. Focusing on young spirits and organic grain to glass distilling, they have come to market with a vodka and two unique gin offerings. [...]

Sushi Tex Mex

2020-07-31T19:20:31+00:00July 31st, 2020|Community|

One thing that separates East Aldine from everywhere else on Planet Houston -- nowhere from the San Jacinto River on the east to the Brazos on the west will you find not one but two restaurants specializing in Mexican-style sushi. And those restaurants are a few minutes’ walk from one another on Aldine-Westfield Rd. We’ve [...]

Applications are open for the 3rd cohort of the Food Industry Recovery Program

2020-07-30T14:57:17+00:00July 30th, 2020|Community, Resources|

Overview BakerRipley and Hope Clinic - Bite of Hope Program have teamed up to provide the "Food Industry Recovery Program"! This is an online series mixed with one-on-one coaching and presented in English. This program is aimed at owners or partners of small businesses related to the food industry (restaurants, bakeries, food trucks, food products, [...]

SBA Houston Virtual Events: July 27-31

2020-07-24T20:14:54+00:00July 24th, 2020|Community, Economic Development|

PPP & Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Overview Has your business been affected by COVID-19?  Eligible small businesses can apply for both programs.  Learn the basics of each program and how to apply. Tuesday, July 28, 2020: 11:00am to 12:00pm CST CLICK HERE TO JOIN  Thursday, July 30, 2020: 11:00am to 12:00pm CST CLICK HERE TO JOIN   PPP Loan [...]