PRESS ADVISORY Thurs., May 21 'How-To' Federal Stimulus Fund Expo for Bronx, Small, Minority and Women-Owned Businesses

State Sen. Pedro Espada, Jr. (D-Bronx)
Vice President, Senate Office of Urban Planning & Policy Development
Press Contact:
Steve Mangione
718-518-1600 (office)
914-403-4072 (mobile)
WHAT: State Sen. Pedro Espada, Jr. (D-Bronx), Vice President of the Senate Office of Urban Planning and Policy Development, in conjunction with the Bronx Chamber of Commerce, will hold a “How-To” Federal Stimulus Expo for Bronx small, minority and women-owned businesses to help them navigate the process and benefit from available economic stimulus funds. 
"Small business is the foundation and backbone of the city and state economy. We will help small and minority and women-owned businesses gain access to stimulus dollars so they can expand their companies, which, in turn, will create new jobs for Bronx residents and generate new tax revenue streams. Small business owners will play a significant role in placing the city on track to economic recovery," Espada said.
WHEN: Thursday, May 21, 2009, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
WHERE: Hutchinson Metro Center, 1200 Waters Place, south entrance of building, First Floor Conference Center, Bronx, NY