We're pleased to announce our upcoming Urban Farming Business Course for refugees and asylees in Houston! Applications are being accepted through August 31st, with the course beginning in October. The training program is approximately one year long (meeting once-a-week) at nominal expense to the participants. Our goal is to help refugees assimilate and become economically [...]
Mayor's 7th Annual Back 2 School Fest Location: George R. Brown Convention Center 1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, TX 77010 Serving 25,000 pre-registered children from Houston area school districts Free: • Backpacks • School Supplies • Immunizations • Vision Screenings • Dental Screenings • Other Free Services Due to limited supplies, this event is [...]
We cordially invite you to join us for our quarterly ALIEF NETWORKING BREAKFAST Tuesday August 1, 2017 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM International Trade Center 11110 Bellaire Blvd. Houston, Texas Ste. 200 SPEAKER: James Alexander Director of Operations - S.E.A.L. Security BREAKFAST Sponsored by: Prosperity Bank Bring a door prize for the drawing, a great [...]
Since June 1st was the beginning of hurricane season, we have not had to wait long for Tropical Storm Cindy to develop in the Gulf of Mexico. Currently, Cindy has sustained winds of 60 mph and is located in the northwestern Gulf with a projected landfall somewhere between Galveston, Texas and the Louisiana-Texas state line. [...]
With hurricane season underway, we encourage you to review the 2017 Hurricane Preparedness and Safety page. Flood Safety Checklist Hurricane Safety Checklist Returning Home After a Hurricane or Flood If you have any questions and concerns please contact Mark Baker, Senior Corporate Major Gifts Officer, American Red Cross at Mark.Baker@redcross.org.
On Thursday, June 15th, “Dump the Pump” Day will be held. This annual national initiative raises awareness about the benefits of using transit and encourages people to ride transit instead of driving and save money. METRO will provide FREE rides on local, park and ride and light rail service all day. Take a look at [...]
The animal shelter is featuring $5 and $1 Adoption Specials June 10 - 11 BARC Animal Shelter and Adoptions will join numerous animal shelters and organizations across the U.S. for the national no kill “Just One Day” event. BARC will not euthanize any animals that can be saved. This is the sixth year in a [...]
Get ready for a summer of fun! METRO is taking students to all the fun for FREE with the Student Summer of Fun Pass. It gives K- 12 students free rides on METRORail, local buses and Park & Ride services June 1, 2017 through Sept.1, 2017. The fun continues even when students head back to [...]