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Sponsorship Opportunities Available for Inaugural Family College & Career Conference

Become a sponsor today of the inaugural Family College & Career Conference! The FCCC is a collaboration of the Linda Lorelle Scholarship Fund and the East End Chamber of Commerce Foundation. This is a guide for students and parents to choose the right major, financial plan, college and career. Over 2,500 Houston-area students seeking college and career preparation information and resources will explore career pathways by visiting various “neighborhood” areas that are designated to different industries and career opportunities. Students and parents will also hear from panels of business professionals discussing all the different career opportunities and benefits from their industries.

The day-long conference will take place on January 24, 2016 at the George R. Brown Convention Center.

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East End Improvement Corporation (EEIC) and Wells Fargo unveiled the first of seven BCycle “Art Stations” as part of a community program to connect residents and visitors to public art and businesses in East End Houston. The unveiling ceremony included the donation of 36 bicycles and helmets to East End students in coordination with local non-profit Wellness On Wheels (WOW). 
longest-serving urban farms, Finca Tres Robles, is getting ready for some big changes in the year ahead. Umbrella organization Small Places is transitioning to a 501(c)(3) to help revamp the farm and increase its impact in serving the East End community. In the months ahead, Finca Tres Robles will be celebrating 7.5 years of work in the East End as it pauses field operations at the end of 2021 to prepare for its next chapter.

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