Monthly Archives: July 2017

HUBZone Set-Aside Program Webinar

What is the HUBZone Set-Aside Program

Join the SBA Houston District Office Business Opportunity Specialists for a webinar about the HUBZone Set-Aside Program. Register for this webinar to find out about the Program and the many tools available to help small businesses build and successfully compete in the federal sector.

You Will Learn:

• Overview of the HUBZone Set-Aside Program • How to Apply for the HUBZone Set-Aside Program

Friday, August 4, 2017

10:00 a.m – 11:00 a.m. (Central Daylight Time)

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SBA offers a variety of programs and services. Understanding how SBA...
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Mayor’s Annual Back2School Fest – Registration required

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 open only to pre-registered students in grades K-5 who reside in the City of Houston and qualify for free or reduced cost lunch. To Pre-register, Please Call: 713-837-0311 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. or visit www.houstontx.gov/btsf/registermystudent.html Thank you to our 2017 Back To School Sponsors: Shell; University of Houston; Kroger; Undies For Everyone; Texas Barber College; Staples; Walgreens;...
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Free Back-to-School Vaccinations

Children’s Museum of Houston offers free immunizations
Every Thursday Free Family Night in August 2017
Limit first 150 children each offered day
Administered by Texas Children’s Mobile Clinic Program

WHAT: Children, 6 weeks to 18 years of age, who need immunizations will have the opportunity to receive free vaccinations at the Children’s Museum of Houston this summer. Committed to creating a community of healthy children, Texas Children’s Mobile Clinic Program will administer back-to-school vaccinations to the first 150-children to arrive every Thursday Free Family Night in August. To qualify, parents and guardians will need their child’s immunization records. All required school vaccines will...
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Children’s Museum August Happenings

Children’s Museum of Houston expands beyond the limits of your imagination during Sci-Fi Summer Don’t miss an action-packed live production every day! Open seven days a week, NOW to Labor Day

HOUSTON (July 14, 2017) – The Children’s Museum of Houston’s “Sci-Fi Summer” will take you to infinity and beyond! From NOW through Labor Day weekend, you’re invited to take off on an out-of-this world adventure where imagination and reality collide. Come and explore the endless possibilities of time, space and mind-boggling discoveries where there are no limits to where you’re going, even if it means doing it all over again. The future...
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Fraudulent Automated Calls Being Made to Citizens in Texas

The Office of Inspector General would like to alert everyone to fraudulent automated calls being made to citizens in Texas and elsewhere by individuals posing as being with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Inspector General’s Office. The caller states “your Social Security number has been flagged for fraud” and requests an immediate call back to (512) 937-2871. When this number is called you are advised the “Google subscriber is not available please leave a message”. Inspector General Bruce Toney advises everyone to not provide personal identifying information to anyone in this circumstance and to be alert for other similar circumstances...
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Check it out! Red Cross/Houston Fire Department Kick Off Partnership, July 15

Volunteers and leaders from the American Red Cross of Greater Houston and the Houston Fire Department (HFD) will be going door-to-door in historic Third Ward this Saturday, July 15, to install free 10-year lithium ion battery smoke alarms and educate residents about fire safety. It marks the first installation in which the Red Cross and HFD are teaming up, with the goal of working together to install 3,000 free smoke alarms in Houston homes over the next 12 months. “Working smoke alarms are your first line of defense in a fire and when combined with an escape plan can double your...
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