FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 15, 2004
CONTACT: Tom McLaughlin
Office of University Relations
Kean Offers Certification Program Workshop for Small-Business Owners
UNION, N.J. The Small Business Development Center of Kean University
will present a free seminar titled Certifications: Federal and State
Procurement Programs, on Friday, February 6, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
in the Community Education Center, 209 West Second Street in Plainfield,
Madeline Britman, director of procurement programs for the New Jersey Small Business
Development Center, will be on hand to show attendees the requirements, procedures
and benefits of both federal and state certification programs. The federal programs
covered include 8(a), Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) and Historically Underutilized
Business (HUB) Zone. The state certification and registration programs include those
for Minority Business Enterprises (MBE) and Women's Business Enterprises (WBE).
The workshop is co-sponsored by PNC Bank. Special arrangements for people with disabilities
can be made upon request. Be sure to bring business cards and brochures for networking purposes.
For further information or to register for the workshop, please contact Tyra Addison at (908) 737-5950.