The Cooperative Extension Program held its 4th Annual Housing Fair this past spring. Although heavy flooding prevented a large turnout, there were 67 attendees. Nine industry groups were on hand at the fair to educate the public about programs available. Participants found especially useful the information regarding the annual federal income tax credit of up …

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Businesses in Development make BIDs at the Texas Fair

Senator Royce West’s “Doing Business Texas Style Bid Fair” is the largest premier business expo in the southwest. The Bid Fair links minority owned businesses with corporations, public sector agencies and prime federal suppliers giving them opportunities they may not have otherwise enjoyed without this unique ability to directly connect with this network of prime …

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Beaumont, TX – Homer Drive Elementary, in partnership with Prairie View A&M University Cooperative Extension’s Teaching Agricultural Sustainability Through Economics (T.A.S.T.E) Program has received a $5,000 Lowe’s Toolbox for Education grant for their afterschool entrepreneurship/gardening project. We are thrilled to announce that Lowe’s has awarded Homer Drive Elementary funding for the afterschool entrepreneurship/gardening club and …

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