BROOKLYN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE TEAMS UP WITH UNITED WAR VETERANS COUNCIL AND ARMY WEEK ASSOCIATION FOR VETERAN BUSINESS OUTREACH DAY
Business Outreach Day Part of Army Week Educational SeriesBrooklyn Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Carlo A. Scissura announced that on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, the Chamber of Commerce would be hosting a Veteran Business Seminar at the Fort Hamilton Community Club in Brooklyn with the United War Veterans Council and Army Week Association. The theme of the event is “Make Your Business Grow,” and will feature a discussion of how to help veteran business owners strive in today’s economy. “Our veterans are the backbone of our nation and we want to do everything we can to make sure they have a fair shot at the American Dream,” said Chamber President and CEO Carlo A. Scissura. “The Chamber’s Veteran’s Council is dedicated to helping business owners overcome the obstacles that face any business, and putting veterans in touch with our Brooklyn Connects program, which helps connect businesses to federa, State and City contracts.” The event will be held from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm and feature panelists including the Office of Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, ACRE, Team HEVO, Investors Bank, the Department of Small Business Services, the Small Business Development Corporation, and NYC Business Solutions. There will be information booths for veteran entrepreneurs, businesses that provide veteran services and newly reintegrated and disabled veterans who are looking to transition into their own businesses now that they are home.
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