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Launched on Veterans Day 2008, Veteran Owned Business (.com) is the leading free, comprehensive, user-friendly directory of businesses owned by military veterans, active duty military, reservists, service disabled veterans (SDVOSB / DVBE) and military spouses of the United States Army, Air Force (USAF), Marines (USMC), Navy (USN), Coast… Read more
DEADLINE: Wednesday, August 5th!
Applications are now open for a new grant opportunity, the Michigan Small Business Restart Program, which will provide grants to small businesses around the state working to recover from the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 virus. REMINDER: The deadline to apply for this grant is Wednesday, August 5.
The program application is available at michiganbusiness.org/restart. Additional information… Read more
Please join the Flatiron-Lane JV for a virtual outreach event!
We will discuss upcoming opportunities and answer your questions.
About this Event:
Flatiron-Lane JV will provide information on the I-405 Renton to Bellevue Design-Build on upcoming opportunities for the business community. This $705 million WSDOT design-build project will widen 12 miles of I-405 between Renton and Bellevue. This is a… Read more
VA expands funding for emergency response for Veterans experiencing or at risk of homelessness during COVID-19 pandemic
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced it is allocating an additional $400 million of its coronavirus relief funding to enhance the department’s emergency relief response for Veterans experiencing or at risk of homelessness during the coronavirus pandemic.
The… Read more
VeteranOwnedBusiness.com June 2020 website numbers are in:
286,768 unique visitors (nearly 1,750,000 so far in 2020)
5,292,561 page views (over 30,000,000 so far in 2020)
16,292 unique visitors on busiest day
9,559 average visitors per day
(*would be much higher if you add in all domains associated with VOB)
And as always… thank you so much for your support of… Read more
VA launches COVID-19 screening tool
Pre-screening expedites Veteran access to facilities for care
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today the launching of a digital COVID-19 screening tool to streamline Veteran access to medical care during the coronavirus pandemic.
The tool, designed with Veteran and staff input, enables the screening of more than 10,000 people each… Read more
WASHINGTON – Acting Deputy Secretary Pamela Powers on Tuesday led VA’s first virtual Women Veterans Forum, which helped women Veterans from across the country learn about the care and services they can receive at VA, and how VA is changing to better serve the growing population of women Veterans.
“You have a voice in VA, and we’ve learned a lot… Read more
Searching for REAL VETERANS In Southern California for a TV commercial
Looking for REAL VETERANS and their families who live in the Los Angeles area. Male and female, ages 35- 45 with children ages 6-16 all living together. (Will only be filming real families together so the entire family must have been living together for the last month in order… Read more