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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 [...]

2021-08-04T22:59:06-05:00August 4th, 2021|

Memorial Hermann: A Shot of Hope, Aug. 6-7

Memorial Hermann is proud to partner with Alief ISD to offer free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics. We are offering both first and second doses of the Pfizer vaccine at these events. Individuals 12 years of age and older are eligible to receive free vaccinations. Please note that minors (individuals 12 through 17 years of age) will [...]

2021-08-04T11:54:05-05:00August 4th, 2021|

Alief ISD: 2021 Bond Election

Alief ISD Trustees Call Bond Election for November 2, 2021 During the August 3 School Board Workshop, the Alief ISD Board of Trustees approved the order for a Bond Referendum that totals $541.7 Million for November 2, 2021. These bond projects will continue to show that Alief ISD invests in our children by ensuring that [...]

2021-08-04T07:54:01-05:00August 4th, 2021|

Houston Health Department COVID-19 updates: August 2, 2021

Gift Cards for Vaccinations Starting today, people who get fully vaccinated for COVID-19 at a Houston Health Department health center or multi-service center clinic will receive a $25 gift card at the completion of the series if it’s completed within 42 days of the first dose. Learn more in this news release or see the vaccine page of HoustonEmergency.org/covid19 [...]

2021-08-02T15:35:11-05:00August 2nd, 2021|

The Thomas Telegraph: Vol. 2, Issue 27 – 07-29-2021

Vol. 2, Issue 28 - 07.29.21 NEW NEWSLETTER SUBMISSIONS DEADLINE: Have an item that you would like to included in the District F newsletter? Submissions for consideration are due every Wednesday at noon. The Thomas Telegraph is produced and distributed bi-weekly. Submit to jessika.leal@houstontx.gov. FROM THE DESK OF COUNCIL MEMBER TIFFANY D. THOMAS Dear District F, It [...]

2021-07-29T16:18:34-05:00July 29th, 2021|

The U.S. Centers For Disease Control and Prevention’s eviction moratorium expires Saturday

The U.S. Centers For Disease Control and Prevention’s eviction moratorium expires Saturday. But the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has started, as of today, a national list of programs that offer rental assistance to tenants and landlords who are unable to continue making or collecting rent payments due to the disruptions caused by the [...]

2021-07-28T15:31:19-05:00July 28th, 2021|

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, [...]

2021-07-27T12:16:47-05:00July 27th, 2021|

Meet HPD’s compassionate Asian community liaison

As the Houston Police Department’s Asian community liaison, Officer Don Vo is a familiar face throughout the city and especially in the International and Southwest management districts. He embodies the “community policing” approach of cultivating relationships with residents and business people before they might need HPD’s help in an emergency. The 14-year veteran of law [...]

2021-07-28T08:59:32-05:00July 27th, 2021|

How is Houston Handling Homelessness? Hear from the Experts and Have Your Questions Answered!

Do you ever wonder what Houston is doing about homelessness? If so, now's your chance to hear directly from our local front-line experts and get your questions answered! Mark your calendar and plan to attend on July 29 at 3 pm. Click below to pre-register and receive a link to join the Zoom webinar!

2021-07-27T11:41:51-05:00July 27th, 2021|

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.
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