Category: News

News specific to Veteran Owned Businesses (VOB), Veteran Owned Small Businesses (VOSB), Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB) and Disabled Veterans Business Enterprises (DVBE).

Green Bay Packers Veterans

Packers Mentor-Protégé Program to host networking event Nov. 28

The Green Bay Packers Mentor-Protégé Program will host a networking event Wednesday, Nov. 28, at 8:30 a.m. at the Lambeau Field Atrium. The event will include a roundtable discussion with human resources professionals, who will offer real solutions to small business HR questions. Following the discussion, there will be time for networking. Any local business professional who wishes to know… Read more
Military Veterans Who Drive Uber

AirBNB, Lyft, Uber and Other Shared Economy Members

We are very proud to announce that Veteran Owned Business now has several categories related to the growing shared economy. Uber, Lyft and AirBnB are just a few of the categories we now have listed.  If you are an Uber and/or Lyft Driver and/or you are with AirBNB and other shared economy businesses, VOB invites you to come set up… Read more
Veteran Owned Business Logo

Just in time for SBA’s National Veterans Small Business Week: VOB Surpasses 30,000 Member Milestone

Veteran Owned Business Project Surpasses 30,000 Member Milestone VOB reaches major milestone just days prior to 10th Anniversary (Veterans Day). MELBOURNE, Fla., Nov. 2, 2018 — Veteran Owned Business (VOB) recently announced that membership has surpassed 30,000 members just in time for National Veteran Small Business Week ( #VeteransSmallBusinessWeek ) and a few days prior to VOB’s 10th Anniversary (Veterans… Read more
Military Families Month

VA celebrates National Veterans and Military Families Month 2018 with events honoring Veterans and their families

WASHINGTON — Yesterday evening President Donald J. Trump declared November 2018 the second annual National Veterans and Military Families Month to “salute the brave and dedicated patriots who have worn the uniform of the United States, and…celebrate the extraordinary military families whose selfless service and sacrifice make our military the finest in the world.” Beginning in 2017, President Trump proclaimed November… Read more
Alert

***SDVOSB/VOSB Alert*** Bogus RFP Laptops, Phones and other Accessories

***SDVOSB/VOSB Alert*** There is a bogus RFP/Quote request going around for laptops, phones and other accessories. The quote looks like it comes from the Department of Commerce/International Trade Administration (ITA). The phone number (see below) and return email are for a company that–from research–sells government grant services and loan services. The email (including the DoC/ITA seal) looks very legit as… Read more
VOBeacon News & Events

VA announces upcoming awards of nearly $326M in grants to help at-risk Veterans and family members

WASHINGTON — Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that thousands of low-income Veteran families around the nation will continue to receive benefits under the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program.  These Veterans, who are permanently housed or transitioning to permanent housing, will continue to have access to crucial services with the funding of approximately $326 million… Read more

4VETS4LIFE Program Invites Applications from Disabled American Veterans

Seeking applications from disabled American Veterans to participate in the 4VETS4LIFE program, Laura Tubesing promotes the need to change the lives of 10 disabled Veterans through new portals of public participation. Washington– The 4VETS4LIFE Program is seeking applications from wounded American Veterans to launch its inaugural program which is committed to providing new ways of honoring Americans whose needs exceed… Read more