Many small business were impacted by Hurricane Harvey and are now struggling to get back on their feet. The Lone Star College-Small Business Development Center and the Small Business Administration Houston District Office are teaming up to help these businesses recover.

“There are a variety of programs and services available to small-business owners,” said Miguel Lopez, LSC-SBDC executive director. “Understanding what they are and how to access them is the first step toward getting assistance.”

The workshop takes place Thursday, Nov. 9, from 1 – 3 p.m. at the LSC-Tomball Community LibraryClick here to register.

“This event is for businesses who are just getting started or an existing business ready to expand,” said Lopez. “The workshop will discuss how SBA loan programs work and how resource partners, SBDC, Women’s Business Centers and SCORE can also help.”

The LSC-SBDC works with companies to help them grow, compete and succeed in today's global economy. LSC-SBDC services are available for companies in every phase of the business life cycle, helping entrepreneurs make sound business decisions. For more information about the LSC-SBDC visit

Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 99,000 students each semester. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact of $3.1 billion. LSC consists of six colleges, eight centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online. To learn more, visit

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