Freeport, NY - August 25, 2015 - U.S. Representative Kathleen Rice is hosting a Women- and Minority-Owned Business Resource Fair on Thursday, August 27th, at the Freeport Recreation Center from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Representatives from the U.S. Small Business Administration and several other government agencies and business organizations will be on site to help business owners with the Women and Minority Business Enterprise (WMBE) certification process, provide legal assistance, and offer information about professional development, opportunities for domestic and international growth, and partnership opportunities with local and state governments.
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“Women- and minority-owned enterprises play an increasingly important role in our diverse local economy, and it's critical that new and prospective business owners have the resources and support they need to operate and grow their businesses, create jobs, and succeed in the 21st century economy,” said Representative Kathleen Rice. “I encourage business owners in our district to join us on Thursday and learn about the resources and expertise these organizations have to offer.”