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Memorial Day 2020

2020 Memorial Day Message

In honor of our fallen military brothers and sisters this Memorial Day… may we never forget what was given for our freedom! Memorial Day: Honor | Remembrance | Reflection With a constant barrage of commercials and ads touting Memorial Day Weekend discounts on cars, cheap furniture and more, it’s easy for many Americans to be distracted from our understanding for the… Read more
Granite - SDVOSB Bids

Granite Construction Company Seeking Quotes From DVBE Firms – Alameda County Flood Control FC 2-199

GRANITE CONSTRUCTION COMPANY is seeking MBE and WBE Qualified Sub-Contractors on the following Project Project Owner: Alameda County Flood Control          Contract: FC 2-199 Estudillo Canal Tide gate Structure Reconstruction and South Levee Modification in San Leandro, Alameda County, California Zone No. Z Project Lead Estimator: Amir Mutwakil                            Phone: 925-574-5031 Bid Date: 5-19-20  2:00 PM Fax Quotes to: 408-327-7090 General work description: Earthwork… Read more
Memorial Day 2020

VA National Cemeteries to Commemorate Memorial Day

Here is an overview of Memorial Day ceremonies at VA National Cemeteries: WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs’ (VA) National Cemetery Administration (NCA) announced today it will commemorate Memorial Day this year with solemn wreath laying ceremonies.  Another offering is a new online memorial feature allowing the public to pay tribute to Veterans interred in VA national cemeteries… Read more
Veteran Owned Business Proud Supporter

April 2020 Veteran Owned Business Website Numbers

VeteranOwnedBusiness.com April 2020 website numbers are in: 263,879 unique visitors (nearly 1,144,000 so far in 2020) 4,832,845 page views (nearly 20,000,000 so far in 2020) 14,771 unique visitors on busiest day 8,796 average visitors per day (*would be much higher if you add in all domains associated with VOB) And as always… thank you so much for your support of… Read more
COVID-19 Stimulus Check

Stimulus Check Alert: Veterans With Dependents Who Receive Benefits And Don’t File Taxes

VA, SSI recipients with eligible children need to act by May 5 to quickly add money to their automatic Economic Impact Payment; ‘Plus $500 Push’ continues Special alert for VA, SSI recipients who don’t file a tax return and have dependents WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today issued a special alert for Supplemental Security Income and Department of Veterans… Read more