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Clark County small biz program hosting orientation

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Clark County is hosting an orientation of a new program aimed at connecting small businesses and job seekers with ways to compete for contracts to provide goods and services to the municipal government.

The county's Business Opportunity and Workforce Development (BOWD) is slated to host a kickoff event on Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

The meeting is set to take place at the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension facility at 8050 Paradise Rd.

According to the county, the program consists of two, four-month sessions a year.

"This program is an opportunity for business owners to learn about what opportunities exist and to receive professional guidance on how to compete for contracts," said Clark County Commission Chair Steve Sisolak. "It's also an opportunity for unemployed and underemployed participants to be trained and matched with participating small businesses seeking to hire new employees."

The program is limited to about 50 participants each session.

People interested in attending Tuesday's orientation can call 702-724-1500 or email info@akersinc.com.

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