Tagged: Federal Government

How to Get Fed. Gov’t Business Without Bidding & Red Tape

The Federal Government spends large amounts of money in almost every community. Many of those dollars go to local businesses that provide needed goods and services that the government needs on a local basis. Government agencies located in or near your community might also be responsible for buying goods and services to used across the country or around the world. Figuring out… Read more

Free Workshop In N.C. For Veterans Looking To Start Or Finance A Business

The workshop will provide veterans, spouses, Guard, reserve members, and survivors with the knowledge and resources to start and finance their veteran-owned small business.  It will include information about: forming the correct legal structure, how to market your business, and special financing options for veterans and spouses. Veterans who are planning to start a business or grow an existing business are… Read more
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July 21, 2013 Marked The 83rd Anniversary Of The Creation Of The Veterans Administration

7/21/2013: 83nd Anniversary of the creation of the “Veterans Administration.” Click here to view the history of the Veterans Administration (pdf). Which is what most people still call the VA even though their official name is the Department of Veterans Affairs. The establishment of the Veterans Administration came in 1930 when Congress authorized the president to “consolidate and coordinate Government activities affecting war veterans.”… Read more
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Presidential Proclamation — Flags to be flown at half-staff until sunset, April 20, 2013

Flags to be flown at half-staff until sunset, April 20, 2013 As a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless acts of violence perpetrated on April 15, 2013, in Boston, Massachusetts, President Obama has issued a proclamation for the flag to be displayed at half-staff until sunset, April 20, 2013. The full text of the proclamation can be… Read more
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Veteran Owned Business Workshop: "Doing Business with the County and Federal Government"

On Tuesday, April 23, 2013, the County of Bucks Business Development Department, in conjunction with the Bucks County Commissioners, Fulton Bank, and the Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce begins the Fulton Bank Government Series 2013 by engaging our veteran owned business community and presenting Doing Business with the County and Federal Government. The event will be held at the Central… Read more

July 21, 2012 is the 82nd Anniversary of the Creation of the Veterans Administration

7/21/2012: 82nd Anniversary of the creation of the “Veterans Administration.” Click here to view the history of the Veterans Administration (pdf). Which is what most people still call the VA even though their official name is the Department of Veterans Affairs. The establishment of the Veterans Administration came in 1930 when Congress authorized the president to “consolidate and coordinate Government… Read more
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Federal Government’s Small Business Contracting Report Card

The federal government has yet again fallen short of its stated small-business contracting goals, extending a streak of coming up just shy for an eleventh consecutive year. Federal agencies awarded a total of $91.5 billion to small companies in fiscal 2011, down 7 percent from $97.9 billion the year prior, according data released Tuesday by the Small Business Administration. That… Read more