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The Harris County Commissioners Court voted unanimously on June 30 to approve the Harris County Small Business Recovery Fund, a $ 30 million grant program for struggling small businesses that have yet to secure funding. financial assistance from other COVID-19 relief programs, according to a press release.
The program is scheduled to launch on July 13 and will remain open until July 22. It’s designed for companies with 30 or fewer employees, officials said.
Starting July 9, Hughes Landing will resume its free Rock The Row concert series with shows from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Information from Woodlands Township indicates that those planning to attend should follow social distancing guidelines, refrain from gathering in large groups, and follow guidelines set by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Waxing the City will soon be offering waxing services for men and women at its new location at 6630 Spring Stuebner Road, Ste. 510, spring. According to co-owner Swati Desai, who runs the business with her cousin Neel, construction on the new location begins in August and a grand opening is scheduled for January 2021.
National business training company The Growth Coach’s new franchise opened in northwest Houston this month.
The Growth Coach of Spring, serving Spring, The Woodlands and surrounding communities, launched under the leadership of franchisee Robert Osborne on July 1.
Blessings Assisted Living Home, a new assisted living home located at 29314 Brook Chase Drive, Spring, is scheduled to officially open in the near future.
Balanced Foods has opened a new location at 10300 Louetta Road, Ste. 126, Houston, May 2. The healthy on-the-go concept offers freshly prepared prepackaged snacks and meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner that meet a variety of nutritional and dietary needs.
After less than a year in business, Contender eSports announced the permanent closure of its Spring location at 9702 Spring Cypress Road, Ste. 114, via Facebook July 7.
Beauty Babes opened on June 1 at 305 Prairie St., Montgomery. The salon offers hairstyles and makeup for special events, such as weddings, maternity photos, movies and more. It also offers a small retail section in the store.
Gyro Hut opened its second location in the Houston area on May 5 at 1914 Wescott Ave., Ste. 150, land of sugar.
The do-it-yourself restaurant offers chicken, lamb, shrimp, fish, falafel and chapli kabab served over rice, lettuce or in a pita, topped with vegetables and gravy.
The wave of coronavirus cases has put the brakes on new openings, but several companies looking to open in the Montrose area are hoping the curve can flatten soon. Here is a look at several additions we know about our arrival in the region.
League City Police Chief Gary Ratliff said the department will pursue de-escalation, use of force, race and prejudice while recognizing there is room for improvement.
Family-owned iTile will open at Baybrook Gateway, at the intersection of I-45 and Bay Area Boulevard in Webster, on July 10. The company, which sells a variety of tile, natural stone, vinyl and more, has leased 26,584 square feet at the mall.
The ground was laid on June 24 at a new location for the soon-to-be-available Kiddie Academy Early Childhood Care Center at 13909 Mandolin Drive, Houston, near the intersection of Cypresswood Drive. The center, which will be known as Kiddie Academy Cypresswood, will be run by Cami Dinh and Taun Le and is expected to open in early 2021.
As unrest and racial divide across the country escalated earlier this summer, four pastors representing churches in the Greater Houston area held a rally with a few hundred church leaders on June 15, together describing the practical steps religious leaders could take to unite Houston, said Jason Shepperd, senior pastor of Church Project in The Woodlands.
Officials at Emler Swimming School announced the launch this week of a new interactive online swimming program called [email protected] Designed for children aged 6 months to 10 years, the initiative allows parents to help their children learn to swim alongside swimming school instructors without ever having to enter the Emler school site. , according to a press release.
Hannah Zedaker, Andy Li, Claire Shoop, Ben Thompson, Andrew Christman, Adriana Rezal, Danica Lloyd and Matt Dulin contributed to this report.