Thursday, September 27, 2007

Condolences to Lynette Oliver

Lynette Oliver, receptionist / clerical support staffer in the Small Business Empowerment Center office -- she is our face to the world, so to speak -- lost her husband Jeffrey Oliver in a motorcycle accident last night (9/26/07) on State Street in East St. Louis, IL.

Our hearts and thoughts are with Lynette and her family and friends. Arrangements pending.

Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Contacts for Contracts is Tuesday October 2nd!

MO PTAC Eastern Region and the St. Louis Small Business Monthly are co-sponsoring:

Contacts for Contracts
part of the
St. Louis Small Business Expo
Tuesday October 2 2007
11 am - 6 pm
St. Charles Convention Center
Exit 229A (5th Street South)
Right on Veterans Memorial
Left into Convention Center (attached to Embassy Suites Hotel)


This is a free event, and a great opportunity to interact with a variety of Federal and State agencies and Prime contractors. Scheduled to appear are speakers from the following agencies:

MO PTAC (that would be me, of course)
US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
Small Business Administration (SBA) Procurement Center Representative (PCR)
Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base
General Services Administration (GSA)
US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
DRS Technologies
The Boeing Company
State of Missouri Office of Administration (OA)

Not to mention the ever-growing list of exhibitors.

This will be a tremendous networking opportunity for all kinds of small businesses... and it's completely FREE of charge!