AHCBED Weekly News Updates!

WELCOME! to our new members, presented during AHCBED’s July Monthly  Networking   Congratulations! to AHCBED’s returning member Antioch MBC High-Speed Rail Project Connecting North Texas and Houston Marvalette Hunter of Texas Central Partners, LLC made a presentation during AHCBED‘s July networking luncheon regarding the High-Speed Rail Project connecting North Texas and Houston.  Ms. Hunter informed attendees…

Grand Opening of First “Bike Thru” Restaurant in Houston, TX

Raspado Xperts opens Houston’s first bike thru restaurant, a smoothie and raspa shop along the White Oak bike trail at White Oak Bayou Village shopping center. Houston, TX, July 28, 2016 –(PR.com)– Attendees include: Mayor Sylvester Turner‘s office, councilwoman Brenda Stardig, H-GAC, Bike Houston, TxDOT, Houston Parks Board, Near Northwest Management District, Acres Homes Chamber…

Irvin Ashford, Jr. Named Comerica’s National Director of Financial Literacy

DALLAS/July 27, 2016 – Comerica Senior Vice President Irvin Ashford, Jr. has been named National Director of Financial Literacy. In addition to his new responsibilities, Ashford will continue his role in managing community development and external affairs for Texas, Arizona and Florida. Ashford will report to Wendy Bridges, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications and Executive…

Travis County saves taxpayer money with bond refinancing

To save Travis County taxpayer dollars and capitalize on historically low interest rates, Travis County refinanced bonds to provide more than $12 million in savings through fiscal year 2030. Travis County is committed to effective, efficient and affordable local government, and achieving that goal requires thoughtful and well-timed financing. “I am thrilled that Travis County…

Power Recap

By: LaWanda Thomas of Wandaring Outloud Media Episode 301: “Call Me James” Before I recap the first episode of season three of the most craved for show ever, the Starz hit Power, I would like to vent a little about the length of time between seasons these days. I remember when most television shows premiered…

Lone Star College-North Harris prepares students for healthcare job growth

HOUSTON (July 21, 2016) – As job growth continues at a staggering pace in the healthcare industry, Lone Star College-North Harris is positioned to prepare students to meet the growing demands of the industry.   With new hospitals and medical facilities springing up all over Houston, including The Methodist Hospital and Texas Children’s Hospital in…

Actress Erika Alexander Will Speak at Historic 2016 DNC Convention Tuesday

Hillary Clinton “Surrogate” and Philly Native Erika Alexander will speak live at the Democratic National Convention tomorrow in Philadelphia Los Angeles, CA, July 25, 2016 (Newswire.com) – Erika Alexander, actress/activist and National Surrogate for Hillary Clinton, will speak at the Democratic National Convention Tuesday, July 26 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA.  Best known…

CONGRESSWOMAN SHEILA JACKSON LEE AND PRESIDENT OF TEXAS SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY MEET WITH SECRETARY OF EDUCATION JOHN B. KING, JR.

This week in Washington, DC, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee and Dr. Austin A. Lane, President of Texas Southern University, met with Secretary of Education John B. King, Jr. to discuss issues important to Texas Southern University and the surrounding community. Texas Southern University is a student-centered comprehensive doctoral university committed to ensuring equality, offering innovative…