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Southeastern's LSBDC to host "Roadmap to Success for Veterans"

Contact: Tonya Lowentritt


     HAMMOND – In honor of Veterans Week 2009, the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at Southeastern Louisiana University will host a seminar titled “Roadmap to Success for Veterans” on Tuesday, Nov. 10, from 9 to 11a.m. in Hammond. 
     Targeting veteran business owners and entrepreneurs, the event is cosponsored by SCORE Counselors to America’s Small Business and Louisiana Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) Southeast.
     The seminar will provide a roadmap for business owners to find procurement opportunities, focusing on the preferences given to businesses owned by veterans and service disabled veterans. Strategies on obtaining government contracts, working with municipalities, writing requests for proposal (RFPs), state and federal procurement, working with the General Services Administration (GSA) and more will be addressed.
     The speaker will be Cindy Carrier of Louisiana PTAC Southeast, an organization that assists businesses with contracting opportunities. There is no cost to attend, but pre- registration is preferred.

     For more information or to sign up for the seminar, contact LSBDC Southeastern at 985-549-3831, or

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