El Paso County Economic Development

El Paso County Economic Development The department aims to create job opportunities for new and existing industrial and commercial development that expands the tax base, and assisting entrepreneurs with resources, thereby improving the quality of life and prosperity of the county.

Make sure you know where to go if you start experiencing symptoms. #covidtesting #elpaso City of El Paso, Texas - Munici...
11/16/2020

Make sure you know where to go if you start experiencing symptoms. #covidtesting #elpaso City of El Paso, Texas - Municipal Government El Paso County Parks & Recreation

We will be holding our 3rd Food Action Round Table to bring together stakeholders in the agricultural sector from around...
11/13/2020

We will be holding our 3rd Food Action Round Table to bring together stakeholders in the agricultural sector from around our binational region. Make sure to RSVP soon! #ElPaso #LocalFoodSystem El Paso Hispanic Chamber El Paso Chamber

Azcarate Park will host a new Covid-19 testing site. See flyer for other updates. #StaySafe #EpStrong #ElPaso El Paso Co...
10/27/2020

Azcarate Park will host a new Covid-19 testing site. See flyer for other updates. #StaySafe #EpStrong #ElPaso El Paso County Parks & Recreation

Is your business trying to increase ecommerce sales? Are you trying to start a business during the pandemic? Don't miss ...
10/19/2020

Is your business trying to increase ecommerce sales? Are you trying to start a business during the pandemic? Don't miss out on these programs offered by Arrowhead Center: New Mexico State University in partnership with El Paso County.

The County Historical Commission is accepting applications for the 2021-2022 term.
10/13/2020

The County Historical Commission is accepting applications for the 2021-2022 term.

The County approved a new program in partnership with Arrowhead Center: New Mexico State University that will provide bu...
10/06/2020

The County approved a new program in partnership with
Arrowhead Center: New Mexico State University
that will provide business coaching to startups in the agricultural industry. If you are looking to start a business in this sector make sure to apply by October 27, 2020. #ElPasoStrong arrowheadcenter.nmsu.edu/agsprint-elpaso

The County and Arrowhead Center: New Mexico State University  have partnered to offer a 6 week business bootcamp for #sm...
10/06/2020

The County and Arrowhead Center: New Mexico State University have partnered to offer a 6 week business bootcamp for #smallbusinesses affected by #Covid19. If you could benefit from business support, entrepreneurial education and networking services, apply by October 30th. arrowheadcenter.nmsu.edu/bizsprint-elpaso

El Paso County Economic Development
10/06/2020

El Paso County Economic Development

Exciting news #ElPaso! TJX companies Inc., ranked 80th on the Fortune 500, is building a distribution center in El Paso ...
10/05/2020

Exciting news #ElPaso! TJX companies Inc., ranked 80th on the Fortune 500, is building a distribution center in El Paso that will bring 1,000 jobs to our region. El Paso Chamber

Stay up to date on #COVID19 testing options in #ElPaso. #EPStrong.
09/28/2020

Stay up to date on #COVID19 testing options in #ElPaso. #EPStrong.

Is your business struggling to make safety modifications? The Work Safe Work Smart Small Business Grant program may be a...
09/22/2020

Is your business struggling to make safety modifications? The Work Safe Work Smart Small Business Grant program may be able to help. #StaySafe #ElPaso

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is making it easier for rural businesses to apply to its flagship loan guarantee prog...
09/21/2020
USDA Implements the OneRD Guarantee Loan Initiative; Encourages Private Investment in Rural Communities

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is making it easier for rural businesses to apply to its flagship loan guarantee programs. #SmallBusiness El Paso Hispanic Chamber https://tinyurl.com/yxqv9dmb

WASHINGTON, Aug. 31, 2020 – United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Bette Brand today announced that USDA is implementing the OneRD Guarantee Loan Initiative, releasing new information on rates and terms that will help lenders apply for loan guar...

EPCHC adds 3 new historical markers celebrating El Paso's black history.
09/21/2020

EPCHC adds 3 new historical markers celebrating El Paso's black history.

EPCHC adds 3 new historical markers celebrating El Paso's black history.

The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System is conducting an annual small business credit survey. If your own o...
09/18/2020

The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System is conducting an annual small business credit survey. If your own or operate a small business, consider taking 10 minutes to complete this survey, which ask questions about
business conditions, financing needs, and the effects of the pandemic on your business, #smallbusinessowners #ElPaso El Paso Chamber https://tinyurl.com/y4dgq4fq

If you didn't know, UTEP - The University of Texas at El Paso is a top recruitment school for the aerospace and defense ...
09/18/2020
UTEP program takes giant leaps in aerospace studies

If you didn't know, UTEP - The University of Texas at El Paso is a top recruitment school for the aerospace and defense industries. #ElPaso UTEP College of Engineering https://tinyurl.com/y2feh897

The neighbors don’t know about it, but there’s an easy-to-miss office building tucked in a residential neighborhood not far from El Paso Children’s Hospital that serves as UTEP’s Spacecraft Design

Great quote from our Director Andrea Hutchins in this Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas blog- “Conducting a broadband marke...
09/16/2020
How Can You Close the Digital Divide in Your Community? Start with a Needs Assessment

Great quote from our Director Andrea Hutchins in this
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
blog- “Conducting a broadband market and demand study will be key in determining short-term needs and long-term plans for the expansion of affordable broadband in our community.” #ElPaso https://tinyurl.com/y2beq4tz

The shape of the digital divide is different in each community. Affordability, infrastructure, lack of devices or skills, and low awareness of the internet’s benefits can all be factors.

Is your business struggling to make safety modifications? The Work Safe Work Smart Small Business Grant program may be a...
09/14/2020

Is your business struggling to make safety modifications? The Work Safe Work Smart Small Business Grant program may be able to help. El Paso Hispanic Chamber El Paso Chamber

There are many opportunities to get tested for #Covid19 in the county. Make sure to #StaySafe #ElPaso.
09/11/2020

There are many opportunities to get tested for #Covid19 in the county. Make sure to #StaySafe #ElPaso.

Happy Labor Day El Paso! Labor Day was designated as a National Holiday by President Grover Cleveland in 1894 to pay tri...
09/07/2020
Labor Movement

Happy Labor Day El Paso!

Labor Day was designated as a National Holiday by President Grover Cleveland in 1894 to pay tribute to the American Worker.

Learn more about the movement that led to the institution of this Holiday in the US.

The labor movement in the United States grew out of the need to protect the common interest of workers. For those in the industrial sector, organized labor

From Western Diamondback Rattlesnakes and Mountain Lions to Southwestern Barrel Cactus and other plant species, the Fran...
09/04/2020

From Western Diamondback Rattlesnakes and Mountain Lions to Southwestern Barrel Cactus and other plant species, the Franklin Mountains are home to a number of diverse ecosystems and wildlife. ��You can experience wildlife and go birdwatching within the city limits at the Franklin Mountains State Park - Texas Parks and Wildlife State Park.
#NationalWildlifeDay

Remember that Drive Thru Testing Testing is free and available for anyone with or without symptoms.��Find a testing loca...
09/01/2020

Remember that Drive Thru Testing Testing is free and available for anyone with or without symptoms.��

Find a testing location near you:
➡️http://epstrong.org/testing.php#map

A great opportunity for businesses that need materials to implement new safety measures during the pandemic. El Paso His...
09/01/2020

A great opportunity for businesses that need materials to implement new safety measures during the pandemic. El Paso Hispanic Chamber El Paso Chamber

$1000.00 FREE MATERIALS

Small Business Safe Reopening Grants



Wholesale Lumber would like to help you make your small business safer with up to 1000 dollars in materials for pandemic related modifications to your business. We know firsthand how difficult it can be to operate a business in these trying times. If you have an idea of how to make your business safer for your employees, customers, and community we want to help. No project too big or too small. Grants will be awarded on the basis of need and benefit to the community. Please apply in store or Click Here to Apply https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf4EHgq-aIGEQRqL6JypYPsaMHIsBmK38cgdavq54ca-9hOzQ/viewform?usp=sf_link

09/01/2020
Help Protect our Venerable, Vulnerable El Pasoans

As #ElPaso continues to battle #Covid19, it is important that we remember our cherished ones who are most vulnerable to the virus. #flattenthecurve #ElPasoStrong City of El Paso, Texas - Municipal Government City of Socorro, Texas

The City of El Paso, Texas - Municipal Government has announced a host of new programs which will distribute CARES Act F...
08/31/2020

The City of El Paso, Texas - Municipal Government has announced a host of new programs which will distribute CARES Act Funds into the #ElPaso community. #ElPasoStrong

There are thousands of #MilitarySpouses around #fortblisstx looking for meaningful employment. Military Spouses are vers...
08/30/2020

There are thousands of #MilitarySpouses around #fortblisstx looking for meaningful employment. Military Spouses are versatile, flexible, tenacious, and experienced. If you’re looking to add to your team, consider hiring a military spouse or veteran. Our office did! And we couldn’t be more proud!

Diana Bengson, an Army spouse, has followed her hero from military post to military post for 20 years. When he approached his retirement, Diana connected with the Hiring Our Heroes military spouse community in hopes of finding meaningful employment. She did and is happy to report that her family is financially secure, thanks to her job.

Hiring Our Heroes is sharing the stories of military spouses and participating employers who have been positively impacted by the Hiring 100,000 Military Spouses campaign. Learn more at https://www.hiringourheroes.org/hiring-100k/

Today is the Last Day to Apply!TRAINING GRANTS AVAILABLE TO PPE MEDICAL DEVICE MANUFACTURERS & SUPPLIERSIn partnership w...
08/26/2020

Today is the Last Day to Apply!

TRAINING GRANTS AVAILABLE TO PPE MEDICAL DEVICE MANUFACTURERS & SUPPLIERS

In partnership with the City of El Paso, BIO El Paso-Juarez has established a program to assist in the response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The program's mission is to support El Paso manufacturers in pivoting their operations to produce needed materials in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Support provided includes:

· Ongoing consultation with BIO EPJ’s Program Manager.
· Training services to become certified in medical device production and/or ISO 13485 / ISO 9001:2015 certification;
· Training services to optimize operations for the production of medical devices, supplies, and equipment; or
· Guidance for understanding the readiness of your facility to become a provider of PPE products and/or components.

If you are currently a manufacturer or supplier in El Paso and your organization is interested in participating in this program, please fill out the form below and a BIO EPJ team member will contact you promptly.
Deadline to apply is August 26, 2020 5:00 PM MDT

For more information or to fill out the COVID-19 PPE Supply Chain Training Application, click on the link below!

BioElPasoJuarez.org/COVID-19

For more information on the program or if you have any questions or concerns, please contact us to [email protected].

08/25/2020

Did you know there are more than 430 different rose varieties at the El Paso Municipal Rose Garden? That is more than 1,500 rose bushes🌹🌷
�Have you visited the El Paso Memorial Rose Garden lately? This article will give you a better insight on what's inside!

https://bit.ly/34t5RXD

The day is yours, own it 💫..📷: @peterklippel
08/24/2020

The day is yours, own it 💫
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📷: @peterklippel

There are many benefits that come with urban agriculture. 🌱Urban agriculture contributes to the health and wellbeing of ...
08/20/2020
10 Ways Urban Farms Benefit The Community | The Ecology Center

There are many benefits that come with urban agriculture. 🌱
Urban agriculture contributes to the health and wellbeing of our community and the local economy. By promoting urban agriculture we create jobs, improve access to high quality food, educate our community and foster economic growth.

Have you visited urban farms within our community? Share your experience below 👇

https://bit.ly/2FHYIs5

From backyard beekeeping to roof-top vegetable gardens, community spaces, front yard orchards, and window boxes — urban farmers grow where they are.

08/20/2020

As the sixth-largest city in Texas, El Paso is a top 20% U.S. performing economy and continues to experience positive economic growth by attracting new businesses and helping existing companies to grow. #ElPasoProud

The County has partnered with the El Paso Chamber to offer training and consultation services for businesses that have b...
08/18/2020

The County has partnered with the El Paso Chamber to offer training and consultation services for businesses that have been impacted by #Covid19. #ElPaso

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