VBRC Wins Federal Contract 10 Consecutive Years
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Announcement of VBRC Funding 2018 – St. Louis Metro
Contact: Darcella Craven 314-531-8387 firstname.lastname@example.org
Nation’s First Veterans Business Resource Center Receives Expanded Funding
St. LOUIS (May 2018) – The Veterans Business Resource Center (VBRC), the nation’s first center assisting military Veteran entrepreneurs, is awarded the Veterans Business Outreach Center by the U. S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Veterans Business Development. This initial award has up to four additional one-year option periods, subject to the availability of funds. This funding allows the VBRC to continue administrative functions in support of the entrepreneurial training and counseling programs conducted by the Center.
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2018 Small Business Champions Congratulations
Iowa Small Business – Hooah! Veterans Smallbiz Champ Mike Olson Army
St. Louis Small Business – Hooah! Entrepreneur of the Year Tim Smith Army
Upcoming VBRC Events
Boots 2 Business Reboot: Register here Choose your state and choose your desired location. Start times are 0800 unless otherwise indicated. Other areas of the country are listed as well.
2018 Veterans Day Parade – Interested in walking in the parade? Sign up here!
Webinars – Click here to view our list of upcoming webinars that can help propel your small business to success.
Confidential Legal Services!
2019 National Small Business Week is April 29 through May 3
Below is a list of events in the local and regional area we serve. Please bookmark this page as it is update regularly. Additionally, visit the links below of other calendars in the area for events that will assist in your networking and education efforts.
St. Louis Area
Kansas City Area
Request a Speaker
The Center has an excellent team of small business owners, military Veterans and professionals who represent the organization at civic, professional, educational and other public venues. Each year, VBRC speakers provide hundreds of presentations to thousands of people. Click here to request a speaker.
The VBRC Speakers Bureau is a service we provide to other military oriented organizations and the general public as a part of our public communication and outreach programs. Our audiences include Veterans groups, Yellow Ribbon programs, National Guard pre- and post-deployments, small business groups, professional and technical organizations and community groups.
Exciting topics and dynamic presentations will inspire and educate your group. Topics include:
- Small Business Start Up Tricks and Tips
- Understanding Entrepreneurship and Intrapreneurship
- Military Family Deployment and Its Impact
- How VBRC Improves Our Communities
- Mission and Program Briefings
- Translating Military Skills Into Small Business Success
- And more
We will work with you to identify the topic and speaker that will best meet your needs and the needs of your audience.
This service is FREE to military oriented organizations and community causes. A donation to the VBRC which is a recognized 501c3 Nonprofit in good standing is always welcome and helps us keep our services FREE to all of our clients.
Click here to request a speaker or to arrange an interview with Darcella K. Craven, Executive Director.