Chick-Fil-A is giving away a free meal to any customer brave enough to come into one of their stores dressed as a cow. This memorable event is happening on July 10th nationwide, and is part of a series of events providing customers with an opportunity to win (among other things) a $1,000 U.S. Savings Bond.
The Houston Business Journal reports that there are 35 Houston-area locations (with at least one in Pasadena and one in Clear Lake). I will be out of town on this date, or I’d be tempted to check out a Chick-Fil-A just to see if anyone comes by dressed as a cow. And I’d bring my camera.
The Houston Independent School District and their partner Connection Academy have opened up their virtual school program to students across Texas. Houston Business Journal reports that this will allow 1,000 students to enroll in the virtual school program for free.
Think tuition is high enough? It’s about to get higher for students at the University of Houston System. The Houston Business Journal is reporting that UH System is going to increase tuition 3.98% for fiscal year 2010. The good news? It’s the lowest percentage increase the school has made in a decade.
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