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Contact: Angey Saucier
Date: 2/17/04
      HAMMOND – The Small Business Development Center at Southeastern Louisiana University, the Southeast Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) and the Hammond Chamber of Commerce will host “Government Contracting: Everything You Wanted to Know Plus a Little Lagniappe” March 11 at the Southeast Louisiana Business Center, 1514 Martens Dr., in Hammond.
      From 9-11:30 a.m., Cindy Carter, procurement consultant for the Southeast Resource Center in Denham Springs, will discuss topics such as marketing to the government, how to get started, government contracting levels, dollar thresholds, electronic commerce and specifications. Discussions will also include bid readiness, contract award, certification, set aside programs, subcontracting, and available assistance.
      Registration, $5, begins at 8:30 a.m. the day of the seminar.  For further information or to register in advance, call the SBDC at 985-549-3831.
      All programs and services are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made if requested in advance by calling Sandy Armstead at (985) 549-3831.