economics

Mike Copeland: Escalando; Building permit roundup; Bed Bath & Beyond closures; Pinkin’s Unique Boutique | Local Business News

Eric Terrazas, who oversees economic development at the Cen-Tex Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, said the new Escalando program is going over well. It was launched to give Spanish-speaking business owners tips in their own language. Escalando, by the way, is Spanish for climbing. The chamber holds classes in the new Waco Fire Department administration building, …

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Cooking Matters: Free course aims to teach residents healthy cooking | news

Jane Horner is encouraging local families to move away from frozen and fast foods that do not have high nutritional value. Instead, she wants to teach families cooking skills, easy recipes, smart shopping, and how to make healthy food choices. Horner, a Purdue University Extension health and human sciences educator, plans to offer a free …

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