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Ratcliffe Announces Major Economic Development for Texarkana

TEXARKANA, Texas – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) announced a major economic development win for the greater Texarkana region at a ceremony Thursday in New Boston, Texas. The TexAmericas Center will receive a designation by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as a Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone), which will bolster its ability to attract new businesses and create jobs. “I’m incredibly pleased that my congressional staff and I were able to secure HUBZone designation for TexAmericas through our work with the Department of Defense and the Small Business Administration over the past year,” Ratcliffe said. “Given the enormous potential for increased job creation in this region, I’m very optimistic about the bolstered economic growth this HUBZone designation will bring.”

 

Through its HUBZone status, tenants at the TexAmericas Center will have preference for award of federal contracts to small businesses. They will also gain access to federal set-aside contracts and sole source contracts, as well as a price evaluation preference in full and open contract competitions. Continue Reading →

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10th Annual Bowie County Special Olympics Benefit

Texarkana, Texas-  The Texarkana Dart Association and the Texarkana Elks Lodge #2771 will host the 10th Annual Bowie County Special Olympics Benefit Dart Tournament. The Tournment will be held on Saturday January 28 form 12-6p.m.

The event will have a silent auction, live music from Haywire and more.  A $5 donation gets admission and  children are free.  To enter the tournament there is a  entry fee of  $5 . Prizes will be awarded for all skill levels. Continue Reading →

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Texarkana, Texas to Participate in City Hall Selfie Day

 

Texarkana, TX.  “Selfie” is a new term to some and an old, or at least a few years old, to others.  The term “Selfie” means to take a picture of yourself.  This is usually accomplished by holding your self phone out, smiling, and clicking the picture.  Once taken, the selfie can be sent to friends, modified for various social media programs, or simply added to your social media site so someone will know what you look like when they click on your online profile. Continue Reading →

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