Broker Owner with HTX-Living After working as a licensed assistant for a top producer at Martha Turner Properties, Jessica built strong relationships with probate and estate attorneys, certified public accountants and financial advisers by billing herself as the "Queen of Probate." Using her estate listings experience to become a Top Producing Agent and Broker Associate [...]
The Board of Directors is pleased to announce that the annual meeting of the Greater Heights Area Chamber of Commerce will be held on September 9th, 7:00am, at the Sheraton Brookhollow. The Board encourages you to attend this important meeting. At this meeting, we will provide reports on the Chamber’s accomplishments over the past year [...]
Alsarraja Textile Company Houston Texas Position Detail: Large Importer and Exporter of Textiles, Fabric and Vinyl is seeking Part Time to Full Time professional Executive Assistant. Job duties include soliciting local manufacturers as well as coordinating with Importers and Exporters. Growth opportunities and competitive pay. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 862-287-1911.
VP OF IT Company Members Trust of the Southwest FCU Job Location Houston, TX Job Description POSITION DETAIL Exceeding $180 million in assets and located in Houston, Texas, Members Trust of the Southwest Federal Credit Union is currently in search of a technology professional to serve as their Vice President of Information Technology. Reporting directly [...]
Job Title VP OF OPERATIONS Company Members Trust of the Southwest FCU Job Location Houston, TX Job Description POSITION DETAIL Members Trust of the Southwest FCU, located in Houston, Texas, with over $180 million in assets, is currently seeking a Vice President of Operations to oversee two branches and branch operational compliance. This individual will [...]
Join us and connect with other members at the Heights Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Connection. Breakfast Connection will be held the second Thursday of each month at the Sheraton Houston Brookhollow at 3000 North Loop West, Houston, TX 77092. Our program begins at 7 am but guests are welcome to come in earlier to take advantage [...]
It is my pleasure to announce that we are opening the call for nominations for the Greater Heights Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. The opportunity to serve our membership, while rewarding, is a commitment. Beyond the monthly Board meetings, we are empowered with the responsibility to guide the Chamber on behalf of each and [...]
As you may already know, the registration period to apply for FEMA assistance from the recent winter storm will end soon, on April 20th. In an attempt to reach as many affected residents as possible, I am forwarding you flyers regarding registration. Flyers are available in many languages so, if you have residents that speak [...]
The accident & injury law firm of Terry Bryant will be giving away $600 to 10 Houston nurses randomly selected from a list of nominees submitted by members of our community. Though the past year has been challenging for everyone living through the COVID-19 pandemic, few groups have been asked to do more than nurses. [...]
Back in the early 2000s I worked for a company that was owned by a private equity firm. The private equity firm had lots of businesses in America and the owners hoped they all would flourish and make money. The private equity folks were located in New York City and they had a building full [...]
Congratulations to our 2021 Scholarship Winners and Students preparing to serve our country and defend our freedom! We wish you much success in your future endeavors. Thank you to our amazing sponsors: Primeway Federal Credit Union Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Adams Insurance Service Members Trust of the Southwest Credit Union SendOutCards Reynold and Assoc. [...]
Marketing a small business has never been harder than it is today. Survey after survey shows the cost and understanding of modern-day digital and social media marketing has consumed business owners unlike ever before. Why? Digital marketing used to be so easy. You posted to social media, had a decent website, and if you invested just a little time [...]
In Part 1 of this series on small business marketing, we laid out the evidence that easy marketing tools on digital and social media do not mean digital and social media marketing is easy. It’s not. Don’t believe a single person who tells you otherwise. Even when that 20-something down the street tells you social media is [...]
IR-2021-59, March 17, 2021 WASHINGTON — The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service announced today that the federal income tax filing due date for individuals for the 2020 tax year will be automatically extended from April 15, 2021, to May 17, 2021. The IRS will be providing formal guidance in the coming days. “This continues [...]
There is no better teacher than experience. One of the exciting components of this year’s McElvy Partners Small Business Sentiment Survey is that experienced business owners took the time to respond – 86 percent of those surveyed have been in business more than four years. When we surveyed, we asked these businesses to tell us [...]
Big news out of Washington, D.C., Thursday as a bipartisan group of Senators and House members have introduced legislation that would extend PPP for small businesses by two months. According to a report from Politico, House Small Business Chair Nydia Velazquez (D-N.Y.) and Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-Mo.) announced an agreement to extend the deadline until [...]
Dear Texas Small Business Owners & Economic Development Partners, The Office of Small Business Assistance is excited to announce the official launch of the Governor's Small Business Resource Portal! Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur or an established business owner, the portal will provide you with the most relevant resources and contacts to help you [...]
Small businesses are uncertain about the rest of 2021, weary of spending money, increasing marketing expenditures or adding new employees to the payroll. Even still, these business owners are optimistic that customers and revenue will grow. Those are the key findings from a survey of 124 small businesses that are clients of McElvy Partners, a [...]
The Small Business Administration and U.S. Treasury have made another major change to the government’s stimulus plan for small businesses: the PPP changes for self-employed will allow a much bigger forgivable loan. In a clarification to PPP, called an “Interim Final Rule,” Treasury changed the way available loans can be calculated for any business that [...]
Check out our Play Local series for Buy Local Heights. Today we feature Loft 18. EAT. DRINK. GOLF! "Interactive sports bar & lounge” - featuring 5 Full Swing golf & multi-sport simulators, All American style Dishes, Bar, dining, lounge areas, biggest indoor TV screen, games & more!
Check out our Love Local series for Buy Local Heights. Today we feature TanSpire The Sunless Experts. They have great Valentine's gifts for your sweetheart!
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As part of our community initiative, we have tools to help in the workplace and community. From self-care for employers, mental health, and etiquette in the workplace we have literature available for you to share with your staff and customers. Bloom Where You're Planted COVID-19 and Mental Health Healthy Heights Mental Health Self Care Tips [...]
Don't miss our Love Local series for Buy Local Heights. The Federal American Grill is a modern dining experience featuring fresh, locally sourced food and genuine service. Their restaurant features a modern American menu comprised of local organic meat and produce, locally-sourced fish and seafood, and an extensive cured meat and charcuterie program, all served [...]
Staples Announces Chamber Discount Program! Members of the Chamber of Commerce have access to special partner discounts every time they shop in store. They can save on an assortment of products, from signage to PPE to business essentials and more.
Check out our Eat Local series for Buy Local Heights. Preslee's - Southern Good Eatery is a restaurant & bar with a back patio & playground for kiddos, friendly pets, & fire pit lovers. If you're looking for a place that serves your favorite drinks, tasty southern food, entertainment for your family, or a space to [...]
Check out our Eat Local series for Buy Local Heights. Tony's Mexican Restaurant was established by owner Tony Vega with the first location opened in 1992 in the Heights area of Houston (Ella & 23rd), and recently opened the West location in Katy (I-10 & Barker Cypress). Both locations instantly hit it off, and are [...]
Check out our Eat Local series for Buy Local Heights. Clean Juice Heights is a locally owned, certified organic juice and smoothie bar providing quick access to organic, healthy food. The specialize in fresh juices, smoothies protein smoothies, acai bowls, avocado toast and organic, cold-pressed juice and juice cleanses. Organic is non-negotiable for them and [...]
For many of us, 2020 will be remembered as a year we’d just as soon forget. COVID-19, a worldwide pandemic which continues to torment us to this day, will be a new subject in history books that our children’s children will learn from. I recently thought “how can I ask our members to renew their [...]
The Houston Junior Forum Resale Shop is a great way to give back. All Proceeds fund college scholarships. Support our shop local series for Buy Local Heights
Check out this video for our Buy Local Heights series shop local with Noted. They have great gifts, ornaments and holiday cards that are so cute.
Check out this video of our Buy Local Heights series shop local with Darlene's Flower & Gift Shop. They have great grab-n-go holiday gifts that are prefect for teachers, neighbors or a loved one.
This Christmas season let us remember the reason we all celebrate. While we take time to remember the gifts, we are so thankful to receive, we should also take time to remember those less fortunate than us and take this opportunity to give back to our respective communities. The coming year holds the promise of [...]
Event sponsorships are the backbone of events and initiatives that your Heights Chamber of Commerce has each year. Our sponsors routinely say that they appreciate that they appreciate the exposure that their business or organization receives as a sponsor. From our large community events like our annual Crawfish Festival in March to our Monthly Business [...]
GREATER HEIGHTS COLLEGE or VOCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 20, 2021 Eligibility: Any senior planning to attend college or vocational school in the fall. Be from one of the following area schools: Heights High, Waltrip, Northside, Washington, Scarborough, Lutheran North, St. Pius X, St. Thomas, YES (Central), KIPP (Central), Incarnate Word, Law Enforcement H.S., Memorial Hall, [...]
Waltrip High School Imperial Guard Alumnae loaded a 15 ft truck full of donated clothes to 10 schools including Waltrip, Scarborough, Clifton Middle, Benbrook Elem, K Smith Elem. Washington H S, High School Ahead, M C Williams, Highland Heights Elem. and Wesley Elem
Recognizing that continuing education online, in the classroom, or even both, represents a cause for growing concern among teachers whom must adapt to extraordinary teaching conditions. To aid teachers with much needed support in the midst of pandemic times, the GHACC is establishing an “Adopt a Teacher” program. The online program will pair up teachers, [...]
ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST Name: Angela Fernandez School: K. Smith Elementary Subject: ELA Tell us a little bit about you. Things you like outside of school, etc.… I like to be outdoors and spend time with my family. I love to read. I enjoy going to museums, art galleries, testing my creative [...]
ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST Name: Felicia Johnson School: K. Smith Elementary Subject: Math & Science Tell us a little bit about you. Things you like outside of school, etc.… My name is Felicia Johnson. I’m a Michigan native who loves all things outdoors and all types of sports, especially biking and running. [...]
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ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST Name: Britni Matthews School: K. Smith Elementary Subject: PreK Tell us a little bit about you. Things you like outside of school, etc.… My name is Britni Matthews, and I am a wife, mother of 3 kids ages 4, 5, and 7. I have been teaching Prek for [...]
We have partnered with Katherine Smith Elementary for donations to give to families at a pop-a-trunk event on October 10, 2020. Katherine Smith Elementary is a Title 1 school for low income students. They are seeking donations of Walmart, HEB, Kroger or Target gift cards in increments of $10 and $20. Any assistance is appreciated. Donations [...]
As we start our new fiscal year, we would like to introduce you to your new board of directors. The Board of Directors governs the Greater Heights Area Chamber of Commerce and is responsible for all policy-making decisions. Board members often serve as liaisons to each of the committees. We would also like to thank [...]