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SBA Section 8(a) workshops

(Workshop of Section 8 (a) certification)….It will be held Wednesday.

In fact, there will be two workshops. One will be in English and one will be in Spanish. Named for the Section in the Small Business Act, the program was created to help the small and dis-advantaged businesses compete in the marketplace. It also helps the small businesses gain access to federal private procurement markets. The workshops will cover; eligibility, application tips, benefits, marketing to federal contracting officers and resources. The workshop in English will be held at the SDG&E Building on Main Street in El Centro, starting at 9:00 am. The Spanish language workshop will be that afternoon at Carnagie Library on Heber Avenue in Calexico. The afternoon workshop starts at 1:30 pm. The workshops will be presented by the Small Business Administration.