University of Maryland Celebrates $2M SBA Grant for Veterans Business Outreach Center

University of Maryland Celebrates $2M SBA Grant for Veterans Business Outreach Center

COLLEGE PARK, Md -- The University of Maryland has been awarded a 5-year, $2M grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to launch a new Mid-Atlantic Veterans Business Outreach Center in College Park, Md. The Center will provide resources and support to aspiring veteran entrepreneurs and veteran-owned small businesses, serving as a regional epicenter for training, consulting and technical assistance.

The University of Maryland will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Mid-Atlantic Veterans Business Outreach Center on Monday, November 1, 2021. From November 1st through November 5th, National Veterans Small Business Week (NVSBW), SBA celebrates veteran, service member and military spouse small business owners nationwide. SBA declares it a time to present options for the issues veterans face while sustaining small businesses.

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for the Mid-Atlantic Veterans Business Outreach Center

Monday, November 1, 2021

  • Guest arrival begins at 2:15 p.m.

  • Program begins at 2:30 p.m.

  • Recommend cameras arrive at 2 p.m. to set up before guests fill i

 SPEAKERS:

  • The Honorable Isabella Casillas Guzman, SBA Administrator

  • U.S. Senator Ben Cardin, Chair of Senate Small Business Committee

  • President Darryll J. Pines, University of Maryland

  • Veteran Business Owners and special guests


LOCATION:

Cybrary 4600 River Rd

College Park, MD 20740

 

October 26, 2021


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