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Attn Veteran Owned Business Members Impacted By The Coronavirus Pandemic

Attn: Veteran Owned Business Project members: do you own a restaurant, brewery, food truck or any other business that is impacted by the #Coronavirus but you are not totally shut down (i.e. takeout, delivery only)? We’d like to let our members and supports know that you would appreciate their business! Email us details about your business including hours of operation,… Read more
SDVOSB Newsletter

Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business Overview, Certification and FAQs

Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) or Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) The Department of Defense (DoD) has undertaken an outreach effort to identify small businesses owned and controlled by veterans and service-disabled veterans. The DoD outreach effort aims to improve prime and subcontracting opportunities for veteran and service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses. The DoD believes that the sacrifices made… Read more
Small Busimess Administration

Carranza Implements Automatic Deferment on Existing SBA Disaster Loans Through End of 2020

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Jovita Carranza announced changes to help borrowers still paying back SBA loans from previous disasters. By making this change, deferments through December 31, 2020, will be automatic. Now, borrowers of home and business disaster loans do not have to contact SBA to request deferment. “The SBA is looking at every option and… Read more
Coronavirus Interactive Maps

Coronavirus (Covid-19) Interactive Maps/Trackers

Here are several links to Coronavirus (Covid-19) Interactive Trackers/Maps.  Some show a breakdown by country and state with their respective numbers of active cases, recovered cases and–unfortunately–fatal cases. Some show communities that have outbreaks.  Some allow you to zoom in to see active cases, recovered cases and fatal cases by county. Some will show you local and regional news, warnings… Read more
Granite - SDVOSB Bids

Granite Construction Company Seeking Quotes From DVBE Firms – Caltrans 4-3Q3704

GRANITE CONSTRUCTION COMPANY is seeking DVBE/SBE Qualified Sub-Contractors on the following Project Project Owner:  Caltrans 04-3Q3704 Estimate: 20104 Construction on State highway in Sonoma County near Jenner from 0.5 mile North of Russian Gulch Bridge to 2.5 miles South of Fort Ross Road. General Work Description: Cold plane AC pavement and place HMA (Type A). Lead Estimator: Matt Storm Phone: 707.467.4129 Bid… Read more
Checkmate Home Inspections - Veteran Owned Business Stickers

Verified Veteran Owned Home Inspection Business

Who better than a military veteran to do a thorough inspection of your property? We salute VOB member: #ARMY #VeteranOwned Checkmate Home Inspections of Conroe, Texas! Thank you for your membership and for showing your area that you are proud member! Also provides mobile notary services! #homeinspections #veteranbusiness #militaryveteran #vob #inspection #mobilenotary #realestate #realtor #veteranownedbusiness #veteranowned #veteranbusinessowners #smallbusinesses #smallbusiness #entrepreneurs… Read more
Small Busimess Administration Loan

SBA NEWS: Small Business Disaster Loans up to $2M (Coronavirus)

SBA To Provide Small Businesses Impacted by  Coronavirus (COVID-19) Up to $2 Million in Disaster Assistance Loans WASHINGTON – SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza issued the following statement today in response to the President’s address to the nation: “The President took bold, decisive action to make our 30 million small businesses more resilient to Coronavirus-related economic disruptions. Small businesses are vital… Read more