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Veterans Symposium Focuses on Entrepreneur Training

National Small Business Week 2017

Multiple sessions offered throughout day to aid veterans In honor of National Veterans Small Business Week, the U.S. Small Business Administration Lower Rio Grande Valley District Office is hosting a series of entrepreneur training focused on veterans business development skills Nov. 3. The Veterans Opportunity Symposium, held in collaboration with the UTRGV Veterans Business Outreach Center, includes multiple sessions and panels from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Schedule for the…

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Veteran Job Fair Comes to Pharr

Hiring Red, White and You

Workforce Solutions hosts Hiring Red, White and You! Workforce Solutions invites veterans seeking employment or a career change to the Hiring Red, White and You! Veteran Job Fair Nov. 9 to meet with more than 50 onsite businesses. The event also features community partner information on services available to veterans. Last year, more than 16,000 veterans and 2,000 employers attended statewide job fairs in 2016. In its first five years,…

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Boots to Business Reboot Offers Veteran Training

National Small Business Week 2017

Two-day entrepreneurship program caters to veterans Boots to Business Reboot takes place Nov. 8-9 in McAllen, giving veterans of all eras an overview of business ownership as a career vocation. The free two-day entrepreneur training program is offered by the SBA Lower Rio Grande Valley District Office and is for all service members, including members of the National Guard and Reserves, as well as their spouses. The two-step training program…

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Boots to Business Reboot in Harlingen

Veterans receive entrepreneurial training Veterans of all eras and their spouses are invited to Boots to Business Reboot June 29-30 at the SBA office in Harlingen. The free two-day entrepreneur training is for all service-members, including members of the National Guard and Reserves. The training program provides an overview of business ownership as a career vocation, as well as an outline and knowledge on the components of a business plan.…

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Veteran entrepreneur training comes to Harlingen

Boots to Business caters to veterans Boots to Business Reboot is coming to Harlingen June 29-30. The free two-day event is a veteran entrepreneur training program for both veterans of all eras and their spouses. This includes service-members as well as members of the National Guard and Reserves. The SBA Lower Rio Grande Valley District Office hosts the event that provides participants an overview of business ownership as a career…

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Workforce Training for Post-9/11 Era Vet Employees

Skills For Veterans logo

State initiative aims to enhance veteran skills Area business owners, managers and supervisors are invited to attend an upcoming info session about Skills for Veterans. The event is at South Texas College on May 3 from 9-11 a.m. Attendees will learn how to get free workforce training for post-9/11 veterans on their payroll. Skills for Veterans is is part of a Texas Workforce Commission’s initiative aimed at addressing the unique challenges…

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Entrepreneur training program free for veterans

Boots to Reboot trains veterans and spouses The SBA Lower Rio Grande Valley District Office hosts its Boots to Business Reboot Feb. 22-23 at the Mission Center for Education and Economic Development, offering a free two-day entrepreneur training program for veterans of all eras in addition to their spouses. From 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. each day, veteran service-members, including members of the National Guard and Reserves, learn how to…

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