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Houston business owners, growth can increase your happiness

How does a business owner find peace and happiness? By growing-expanding-prospering. Check out this new group that is launching on May 1st.

'Houston Regional Buy Local First Business Alliance' Launch in Houston, Texas
Saturday May 1, 2010
8:00 am to 5:00 pm

If you are a local business owner you should plan on attending the planning conference to get in on the ground floor of this initiative to promote and support locally owned businesses.

Register on-line at

  • Bring your ideas and concerns
  • Make your voice heard
  • Develop new business relationships across the region

Transition Houston and the Houston Peace and Justice Center have launched an initiative to establish a Buy Local First Business Alliance for the Houston area. This Alliance will provide a solid support foundation for local independent businesses and non-profits through collaborative sharing of capabilities and resources.

Make Houston Prosperous Today

Local businesses link communities together and everyone in Houston benefits when the money we spend circulates through the hands of Houstonians.

The Business Alliance for Local Living Systems (BALLE) provides a framework which can be adapted to Houston’s local circumstances to promote

• New sales connections between local businesses
• An increase in local purchasing by member businesses
• An increase in customers patronizing local businesses
• An increase in contacts with other like-minded businesses

You and your business will want to be there to get in on the ground floor. You’ll have the opportunity to provide input and lend your expertise to create something that promotes and celebrates the uniqueness of Houston.

When: May 1, 2010 - Sign-in begins: 7:45a.m. Conference 8:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.
Where: St. Stephens Episcopal Church, Pecore Hall
1805 West Alabama 77098
Houston, TX

Conference registration is $25 per individual. Lunch and a continental breakfast will be provided.
Review the complete event details, including a map to the location.

Register online!

Payment is final and non-refundable; however, participants may choose to allow others to attend in their place if necessary.

Contact them if you have any questions or need any information.

Phone: 832.288.4099
Hours: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Monday - Thursday
Address: Houston Peace & Justice Center
P.O. Box 66234, Houston, TX 77266-6234
Website: Please send email to


  • Louise Dewey 4 years ago

    Very good information, Marian. Thanks for sharing.



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