Location of veteran entrepreneurship course changed

The location of the Boots to Business: Reboot course hosted by the University of Houston-Victoria Small Business Development Center has changed.

The free course will be presented in the UHV University Center Multi-Purpose Room, 3007 N. Ben Wilson St. The time and dates still will be 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 4 and 5. Boots to Business: Reboot is a presentation of information about starting and running a veteran-owned business.

Lunch on Aug. 4 will be sponsored by First National Bank Victoria. Community Bank of Victoria, a branch of First State Bank, Yoakum, is the lunch sponsor for Aug. 5.

The workshop is full, but a waitlist is available. Veterans may register by contacting 361-485-4485, 877-895-7232 or If there is enough interest, a second course will be scheduled.

Members of the media interested in covering the training can contact Lauren Emerson at 361-570-4342 or

The University of Houston-Victoria, located in the heart of the Coastal Bend region since 1973 in Victoria, Texas, offers courses leading to more than 80 academic programs in the schools of Arts & Sciences; Business Administration; and Education, Health Professions & Human Development. UHV provides face-to-face classes at its Victoria campus, as well as an instructional site in Katy, Texas, and online classes that students can take from anywhere. UHV supports the American Association of State Colleges and Universities Opportunities for All initiative to increase awareness about state colleges and universities and the important role they have in providing a high-quality and accessible education to an increasingly diverse student population, as well as contributing to regional and state economic development.