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News and Upcoming Events - December 2012

Alternative Financing Sources to Grow Your Business

Presented by Houston Business Development, Inc., Pakistani American Association of Greater Houston, South Asian American Chamber of Commerce, and Pakistan Chamber of Commerce USA.

Come join us for a free evening of dining and information. Learn about innovative financing alternatives to help grow and expand your business. Houston Business Development, Inc., Wallis State Bank, Amegy Bank, Golden Bank and the Small Business Administration will be on hand to discuss new low interest lending products up to $5,000,000 and creative ways to fund your business! Loan officers will be on site to review loan applications and answer questions.

WHO: Small Business Owners and Aspiring Entrepreneurs

WHEN: Wednesday January 9, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM CST

WHERE: Pakistani American Community Center - 2638 Bissonnet, Houston, TX 77099

COST: Free of Charge and dinner Included!

Register Now!

Contact Tasleem Siddiqui (281) 236-7597 or Chad Khan (281) 866-7000 for more information.

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Scheduled Bellaire Construction Halted During the Holidays

In observance of the Holiday Season, including the Lunar New Year, the Bellaire Street Reconstruction Project (from Fondren to just west of Beltway 8) will take a pre-planned hiatus, suspending construction activity from Saturday, December 15, 2012 to Monday, February 18, 2013.

The contractor, as planned, will completely demobilize all equipment and motorists will only see silt fencing in the construction zones to address possible soil erosion in the area.

All lanes of traffic, including turn lanes and entrances to all shops in the area will be open during this dormant period. In the westbound direction it will appear that there is an extra lane of travel. The public is advised to follow traffic laws and not cross into the yellow striped lines on the asphalt pavement.

Motorists and pedestrians be aware that even though Bellaire Boulevard construction is dormant, it is still a construction zone and everyone needs to use caution as they travel through the area. The public is encouraged to call 3-1-1 to report any problems related to this city project. 3-1-1 has the capacity to assist in several languages, upon request, including Chinese, Korean, Spanish and Vietnamese.

For more information about the project, visit the Bellaire Street Reconstruction website www.bellaireconstructionproject.com.