12-10-2017  8:34 pm      •     
MLK Breakfast
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NEWS BRIEFS

Q&A with Facebook's Global Director of Diversity Maxine Williams

A conversation on diversity and the tech industry ...

City Announces Laura John as Tribal Liason

Laura John brings an extensive background in tribal advocacy and community engagement to the city of Portland ...

Humboldt Sewer Repair Project Update: Dec. 4

Environmental Services continues to repair more than 3 miles of public sewer pipes ...

'Santaland' on Display at Oregon Historical Society

New exhibit features Santa’s throne, Rudolph, and elves from original Meier and Frank’s Santaland ...

GFO Hosts Personal Papers & Archiving Talk

First Mondays and free GenTalks at the GFO research library ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Payday Lenders Continue Attack on Consumer Protections

Charlene Crowell of the Center for Responsible Lending writes that two bills that favor predatory lenders has received bipartisan...

Hundreds Rallied for Meek Mill, but What About the Rest?

Lynette Monroe, a guest columnist for the NNPA Newswire, talks about Meek Mill, the shady judge that locked him up and mass...

Top 10 Holiday Foods to Avoid Feeding Your Pet

Dr. Jasmine Streeter explains why pampering pets with holiday treats can be dangerous (and pricey) ...

Why We Need More Black Men in Early Childhood Education

Royston Maxwell Lyttle discusses the importance of Black male teachers in early childhood education for the NNPA ESSA Media Campaign ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

Old Town, Portland, Oregon. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)
Multnomah County Purchasing

Multnomah County is teaming up again with Metro Regional Government to host the third annual Small Business Open House event on February 22, 2017, 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. at the Oregon Convention Center.

Business owners, large and small, from across the region are invited to come learn about the business needs and opportunity projections of Metro and Multnomah County for the current and upcoming fiscal years.

Both agencies purchase from a gamut of supplies and serivces, ranging from office supplies, construction, veterinary services, health coaching, and several forms of counseling and personel development services.

The agencies will also have purchasing and contracting staff on-site, along with project and program managers from various departments.

There will be representatives from the State of Oregon to provide information on ORPIN and how to become certified as a Minority-owned, Woman-owned, Emerging Small Business or Service Disabled Veteran-owned business.

The Small Business Open House is free, but please register here to attend, especially for the workshops and presentations at the event. 

Educational workshops:

This year will feature new breakout workshops:

 How to do business with Metro and Multnomah County

 Upcoming projects showcase – transportation

 Back office operations

 Marketing and branding

 Proposal consultation with the pros (limited appointments)

 

For more information or have any questions, please contact Tracy Sagal at tracy.sagal@oreognmetro.gov or Lee Fleming at lee.fleming@multco.us.

 

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