The 27th Meeting Planners Showcase set for March 11 at the Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center allows meeting and event planners to establish relationships with local businesses to make their events successful. The showcase is free to the public, starts about 10 a.m., and wraps up at 1 p.m. Preregistration is required by March 4. Continue reading Meeting Planners Showcase scheduled for March 11
In September, the Centers for Disease Control issued a temporary eviction moratorium, allowing some property owners to pause evictions for nonpayment of rent in certain circumstances. The moratorium remains in effect through March 31. If you are unable to pay rent, you might wonder what this means for you. Do you have to pay your rent? Continue reading Do you have to pay rent during the pandemic?
The City of College Station has limited federal funds available for another round of rental assistance for residents who have been economically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The program can provide up to six months of rent assistance, including past due rent. Continue reading City provides federal funds for rent assistance
The City of College Station has received an additional $400,000 in federal Community Development Block Grant funds that the city council has allocated for the Economic Assistance Grant Program. The program is designed to help small businesses impacted by COVID-19 and to prevent job losses. Applications are open during two rounds — today through Jan. 6 and Jan. 11-Feb. 3. Continue reading More help on the way for local small businesses
Holiday shopping may look different this year, but those ideal gifts remain in abundance. In fact, with many businesses hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, shopping in College Station is more vital than ever. You have friends, family members, and neighbors who own or operate — or are employed by — these businesses. Our entire community needs them to stay afloat. Continue reading Choose to Shop College Station this holiday season
For the first time since the pandemic changed everything, College Station Communications Director Jay Socol interviews Economic Development Director Natalie Ruiz. In spite of the local, state and federal funding put into the hands of local businesses, we still lost far too many. So, now what? Continue reading Podcast: How tourism can fuel business recovery