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UH Hurricane Business Recovery Center
News Release
Friday, June 18, 2010

UH HBRC Participates in 2010 Ready or Not Hurricane Workshop


(Houston TX ) UH HBRC will be participating in the 2010 Ready or Not Hurricane Workshop, presented at the George R. Brown Convention Center in downtown Houston, on Saturday, June 19th. “Visitors to the workshop are invited to stop by the UH HBRC booth to receive a free hurricane preparedness checklist designed to help small business owners protect their businesses. We will also have business consultants available to discuss our free business continuity planning services, “ said UH HBRC Director James B. Evans.


The conference runs from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the George R. Brown Convention Center, Saturday, June 19th. It is free and open to the public.


BACKGROUNDER: UH Hurricane Business Recovery Center (HBRC)

The University of Houston Hurricane Business Recovery Center (HBRC) is a specialty center staffed with a team of business consultants dedicated to revitalizing the enterprises all along the Texas Gulf Coast that were impacted by Hurricane Ike. In addition to presenting free or low-cost workshops, the HBRC provides confidential, professional business counseling services, free of charge. Small business owners receiving consulting services also have access, at no charge, to a comprehensive business research and reference library, and the services of a professional research librarian.


Funded by a special grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration, The Hurricane Business Recovery Center is a project of the University of Houston Small Business Development Center Network, which serves a 32 county area in Southeast Texas, and supports 15 service centers. The Hurricane Business Recovery Center is operating in all of the coastal counties of the Upper Texas Gulf Coast.

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