Category Archives: Videos

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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Five Corners Celebrates National Night Out

- by Christina Autry In the humid sunshine of early October in Houston, Five Corners District residents gathered together for the annual community-building event National Night Out. Neighbors, elected officials, business members, and police officers dedicated this time to fostering connections with one another. Under the banner of “Give neighborhood crime and drugs a going away party,” the National Night Out is a nationwide event that seeks to root-out crime by developing strong relationships within communities. The HPD Southwest Substation organized and hosted the Five Corners District...
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Church Group “Takes Out The Trash” in 5 Corners Management District

By District Staff How many times have you driven down the road, wishing to yourself that someone would come and clean up that eyesore, that patch of garbage, that unsightly pile of construction debris that some unthinking person has dumped? At the very moment you’ve thought that, have you wondered who might be willing to do that? Well, Houston can consider itself fortunate this year, because a group of youth volunteers from the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA) has come into town to help clean up, help that’s most welcome following the havok Hurricane...
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Five Corners Reaps Benefits from Sims Bayou Greenway Segment Groundbreaking

By Eliot Ware On April 19, 2018, the Five Corners Management District saw the groundbreaking for the next section of the Bayou Greenways 2020 project: The Sims Bayou Greenway. This 2.6-mile segment will start at Heatherbrook Drive and extend east to Buffalo Speedway along the north side of Sims Bayou. The segment is estimated to be completed in Spring 2019. Houston Parks and Recreation Department Director Steve Wright said, "It's a great day to be breaking ground on a new segment of trails along Sims Bayou." Bayou Greenways 2020 is a public-private partnership between Houston...
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Kevin’s Special Pals

by Eliot Ware In 1990, 1 out of 2500 children in the United States was diagnosed with Autism. Kevin Salley was that one. “Kevin was very athletic and loved participating in Special Olympics,” said his father, Bernard Salley, a retired Houston police officer.  As Special Olympics coaches, Bernard and his wife, Delphine, came to realize just how much support the special needs children of the 5 Corners Management District needed. The Salleys are ardent trail riders and introduced Kevin to riding early. Kevin’s love of horses led the Salleys to...
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