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District K November 2018 Community Meetings

Sims Bayou Greenway Community Improvement Meeting

Please make plans to attend the upcoming Sims Bayou Greenway Improvements meeting hosted by the Houston Parks Board on Thursday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m. at the Hiram Clarke Multi-Service Center. The nonprofit Houston Parks Board is working on its signature project in the community, the Sims Bayou Greenway, which is part of a larger, citywide initiative called Bayou Greenways 2020. Bayou Greenways 2020 will complete a 150-mile greenway network with hike-and-bike trails along Houston’s major waterways, connecting people, places and greenspaces. As part of its efforts to create...
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HPD Commanders, Students to Discuss Bullying, Peer Pressure

At 9 a.m. TOMORROW (Saturday, November 10), Houston Police Assistant Chief Henry Gaw will meet with members of the Youth Police Advisory Council (YPAC) to discuss issues important to teens at the HPD Edward A. Thomas Building at 1200 Travis Among the topics the teens will discuss are bullying, peer pressure and teen suicide. YPAC fosters communication and trust between HPD and area youth. Since 1997, the council has provided a forum where a diverse, volunteer group of high school teenagers meet with the Chief of Police, other police officials, and adult mentors to...
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SBA Presentation: Resources for Starting or Growing Your Business

The Five Corners District, in conjunction with other area districts, hosted a SBA Workshop on Thursday Nov 8 at the HBU campus at McNair Hall, 7502 Fondren. The U.S. Small Business Administration makes “the American dream of business ownership a reality by empowering entrepreneurs and small business owners with the resources and support they need to start, grow, expand, and recover.”

The SBA helps these small businesses in 4 main areas:

  • Providing free business advising and mentoring, plus low cost workshops through SBA resource partners SCORE, Small Business Development Centers, and...
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