BENSENVILLE--(ENEWSPF)--October 6, 2016. Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth’s (IL-08) office hosted a workshop in Bensenville this morning to help local minority-owned small businesses better compete for federal contracts and funding. At the workshop, local small business owners and entrepreneurs heard from small business experts about federal resources and programs available to minority-owned, woman-owned and Veteran-owned small businesses. Topics included procurement technical assistance, minority owned business certifications and upcoming federal contract opportunities.
“Small businesses are the backbone of our economy and contribute to the vibrancy and vitality of the Eighth District,” said Congresswoman Duckworth. “They . . .