October 18, 2021

Business notebook: Garcia’s office hosts free virtual job fair

Harris County Precinct 2 Commissioner Adrian Garcia’s office will host a virtual job fair on Oct. 6 for potential candidates for employment available via Workforce Solutions.

This free online hiring event will remain open for 84 hours; so participants can “attend” the event throughout the week and as often as they want.

Candidates can navigate through the fair to click on employer booths to enter and learn about companies that have immediate hiring needs as well as access company profiles, job opportunities, message recruiters and download attachments.

Location: Register at https://bit.ly/3hXgepG

Date/Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6

Admission: Free

Grant program launched to boost local business

The Pasadena Economic Development Corp., in partnership with the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce and the City of Pasadena has officially launched the Pasadena Loves Local Campaign.

The program will award individual grants in the amount of $1,000 to local businesses through a lottery process that will take place in two phases and coincides with the launch of the Pasadena Cares Financial Assistance Grant Program.

The program will be completed in two phases: Phase 1 will begin on Sept. 25 and the deadline to apply is Oct. 14. The grant distribution for Phase 1 is scheduled to take place in November.

While the dates for Phase 2 have not yet been announced, the overall distribution of the grants is expected to be fulfilled by the end of 2020.

Launch date: Sept. 25

For more information: follow the Pasadena EDC at https://bit.ly/3cusDAp or on social media at https://bit.ly/2FYZX6E

Where to apply: https://bit.ly/2RVss7I

County judges to speak in League City chamber event

This year’s League City Regional Chamber of Commerce State of the Counties luncheon will be held on Oct. 6 at Hometown Heroes Park and will welcome Harris County Judge Lina Hildago, Galveston County Judge Mark Henry and Brazoria County Judge Matt Sebesta as guest speakers. The annual event is an overview of the last 12 months of trends and events that have affected the counties of Galveston, Harris and Brazoria.

Date and Time:11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct 6

Location: Hometown Heroes Park at 2105 Dickinson Ave., League City, Texas.

Fees and sponsorships: visit https://bit.ly/34f7G8X

Rose Rios Cleaning Services expands to Texas City

Servicing the Clear Lake area for 10 years, Rosa Rios Cleaning Services has moved into a new building in Texas City. The League City Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a ribbon cutting Oct. 1 to officially welcome the residential and commercial professional cleaning service to the area.

Rosa Rios, owner and founder, started with two employees and has grown her business to include at least 22 employees and to provide cleaning services for the region including Bay Area, Pasadena, La Porte and Baytown. The business will soon open a third location in Katy. The new building in Texas City will expand its services to the Bay Area region.

Website: https://bit.ly/3mSUq2g

Contact: 713-548-4644

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