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Mayor’s Office Sponsors “Disability to Productivity” Workshop

The Department of Neighborhoods Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities is sponsoring a workshop to help people Transition from “Disability to Productivity” in a partnership with Beacon Communications, Pacific Western and Workforce Solutions. Professionals Who Serve the Disability Community such as social service providers, occupational and physical therapists, employment counselors and other professionals are invited attend a workshop scheduled for March 9, 2016, 9 a.m. to 12 noon, at the Metropolitan Multi-Service Center, 1475 West Gray. To register, visit www.houstontx.gov/disabilities/rsvp.html or call 832-394-0814. To request accommodations to fully participate in the workshop, entitled “From Disability to Productivity,” send an email...

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Houston Residents Beware of the Zika Virus

The City of Houston is taking the Zika Virus very seriously. The Houston Health Department held a planning meeting on January 29th with Harris County and our regional partners, including blood banks, healthcare providers, petrochemical companies, mosquito control specialists, and others to begin developing plans for pre-emptively preparing for and preventing the transmission of Zika virus in the Houston-area. The City will continue coordinating with regional, state and federal partners to prevent the virus. The virus is transmitted to people through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. The infection is usually mild, lasts from several days to...

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City of Houston Wants Your Input!

Help us Plan Houston The City wants your input. What makes Houston a great place to live? How can we ensure Houston’s future as a vibrant and growing city? To answer these questions, the City embarked on a process to create a general plan to guide Houston’s growth and development, enhance neighborhoods and better coordinate efforts to make positive changes throughout our city. The city is expected to grow significantly in the next 20 years and Plan Houston is an opportunity to take a fresh look at how the City plans for all it needs including enhancing services to...

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Happy Thanksgiving Says Houston Police Department

HPD Encourages Everyone to Have a Safe Holiday The next few weeks will be a busy time for everyone and while we might be distracted with the hustle of the holiday season, HPD wants everyone to remember a few simple tips that will help you and your family stay safe. While shopping you should stay alert to your surroundings. . Don’t walk and talk on your phone and only carry what cards and cash are necessary. . Secure your belongings out of sight and keep your purse nearby at all times. The holiday season also means increased spending so...

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Austin Martin and Gold Plated Fitness To Appear on The American Perspective

The fashion world just got a little brighter. Houston resident and University of Houston student, Austin Martin is one of the hottest new names in the fashion world. He is currently wrapping up the creation of his new line of high-end fitness and athletic apparel and will be launching, Gold Plated Fitness, (GPF) November 2014 in Houston, Texas. Martin said, “I was inspired to get into the fashion game because I like to wear and own clothing that no one carries in the mall or around town and in a cosmopolitan city such as Houston, that`s not so easy...

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