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Save the Date: National Veterans Small Business Week

Join Us at an Upcoming Event to Celebrate #VetBiz SAVE THE DATE: National Veterans Small Business Week The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) celebrates, connects, and empowers service member (including National Guard and Reserve), veteran, and military spouse entrepreneurs and business owners – past, present, and future – during National Veterans Small Business Week (NVSBW). NVSBW [...]

2020-10-15T18:24:25-05:00October 19th, 2020|Community, Community News, IMD News|0 Comments

Houston Health Department, partners announce free COVID-19 testing schedule for week of October 19

The Houston Health Department and its agency partners are announcing the schedule for sites offering free COVID-19 tests the week of October 19, 2020. The week will offer more than a dozen free testing sites across Houston, including three mega sites. Houston Health Department The Houston Health Department, in partnership with the U. S. Department of Health and [...]

2020-10-19T07:16:08-05:00October 19th, 2020|Community, Community News, IMD News|0 Comments

Census Bureau Statement on 2020 Census Data Collection Ending

Census Bureau Statement on 2020 Census Data Collection Ending As of today, well over 99.9% of housing units have been accounted for in the 2020 Census. Self-response and field data collection operations for the 2020 Census will conclude on October 15, 2020. Specifically: Internet self-response will be available across the nation through October 15, 2020 [...]

2020-10-15T15:51:45-05:00October 15th, 2020|Community, Community News, IMD News|0 Comments

ABC 13: Dance of Asian America: Learning the rich culture through authentic Chinese dance

By ABC13 Plus Asiatown Behind every dance performed at Houston's Dance of Asian America Academy, there's a story. DAA Academy, the professional school for the non-profit Dance of Asian America company, brings the beauty of Chinese culture to thousands each year through dozens of sensational city-wide performances. Read more at ABC13...

2020-10-13T09:56:02-05:00October 13th, 2020|Community, Community News, IMD News|0 Comments

SBA: Mark Your Calendars! UPCOMING Virtual Events

COVID-19 Regional Small Business Relief & Recovery Loan Program Webinar This webinar will introduce a new COVID-19 small business relief loan program available through the U.S. Economic Development Administration and administered by the Houston-Galveston Area Local Development Corporation. This program will provide immediate and critical financial assistance to small businesses throughout the Gulf Coast region dealing with [...]

2020-10-11T15:40:09-05:00October 11th, 2020|Community, Community News, IMD News|0 Comments

Free METRO Rides to the Polls

As is customary, METRO will be providing free round-trip service to the polls on all METRO local bus, light rail, and paratransit service. The days are for Election Day November 3rd; as well as the following early voting dates: Saturday October 17th, Saturday October 24th, and Monday through Thursday October 26-29th. To learn more about [...]

2020-10-09T12:46:55-05:00October 10th, 2020|Community, Community News, IMD News|0 Comments

Simpler PPP Forgiveness for Loans of $50,000 or Less

The U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the Treasury Department, today released a simpler loan forgiveness application for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans of $50,000 or less. This action streamlines the PPP forgiveness process to provide financial and administrative relief to America’s smallest businesses while also ensuring sound stewardship of taxpayer dollars. “The PPP [...]

2020-10-09T13:43:47-05:00October 9th, 2020|Community, Community News, IMD News|0 Comments

Super 8 Alief History 1976 Hastings Students

The Bicentennial year of 1976 brought about increased interest in history from the national all the way down to the hyperlocal, and perhaps it was that spirit that motivated a group of Hastings High School students to make this film on the story of Alief’s past. Along the way, they captured a present that now [...]

Webinar Replay: Challenges in Restaurant Facilities Management

Recording of September 30, Retail & Restaurant Facility Business Webinar Register below for complimentary access (Panelists, clockwise from top left) Dean Small (moderator), Synergy Restaurant Consultants; Bob Robinson, Jr., Kaivac; Frank Bacchetta, Total Comfort Group; Hussam Chater, Mamoun’s Falafel; Peter Cancro, Jersey Mike’s; Kendra Payne, Slim Chickens; Paul Martino, A&W Restaurants. The "Challenges in Restaurant Facilities Management: How [...]

2020-10-08T13:34:10-05:00October 8th, 2020|Community, Community News, IMD News|0 Comments

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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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