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City of Seattle ITB# FA0-5164 – Airport Way Center Janitorial Services – Addendum (2/25/2021) Posted in: Opportunities & Networking, TAS Seattle - An addendum has been posted to the Buy Line: Airport Way Center Janitorial Services; ITB #FA0-5164 (seattle.gov)   ...
U.S. Bank Paycheck Protection Program (2/5/2021) Posted in: Covid-19, Opportunities & Networking, TAS Seattle - The Paycheck Protection Program is available through U.S. Bank, a Preferred SBA Lender. Click on the link below to learn more. U.S. Bank Paycheck Protection Program ...
Apply Now! First Bank of the Lake is Accepting PPP Loan Applications (1/27/2021) Posted in: Covid-19, Spotlight - Dear PPP Borrowers:  The NMSDC Business Consortium Fund “BCF” has partnered with First Bank of the Lake “FBOL” to allow our MBEs to apply for the first and second PPP loans. FBOL serviced over $500MM worth of loans in the first round, and is currently accepting applications for the second round. What this means for… ...
Resources for PPP Loans (1/22/2021) Posted in: Covid-19, Spotlight - The COVID-19 relief bill that passed in December included additional funding for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). PPP provides loans to help businesses keep their workforce employed during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis and includes: First Draw PPP Loans for first time program participants Second Draw PPP Loans beginning January 13, 2021 for certain businesses who have previously… ...
NWMMSDC Presented to Alaska Airlines on Supplier Diversity (1/21/2021) Posted in: Development, Spotlight - A guide to supplier diversity, Fernando Martinez, President & CEO, shares some insight as to what it is and what it is not. Click here: NWMMSDC Presentation to Alaska Airlines ...
NMSDC: Names New Board Chairman, Mr. Jose Turkienicz, UPS, CPO (1/11/2021) Posted in: Spotlight - For Immediate Release January 11, 2021 Press Contact: Tammy Wilkins Tammy.Wilkins@nmsdc.org (212) 944-2430 NATIONAL MINORITY SUPPLIER DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL NAMES NEW BOARD CHAIRMAN, MR. JOSE TURKIENICZ, UPS CPO Mr. Jose Turkienicz has been elected Chair of the Board of Directors for the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC). He was elected to a two-year term, beginning… ...
Paycheck Protection Program Round 2 (12/28/2020) Posted in: Covid-19, Opportunities & Networking, TAS Seattle - A second round of the Paycheck Protection Program reopened with revamped rules and guidelines. Below are key contacts to help you apply for the first or second time: Bank of America  Chris Fox Small Business Regional Executive christopher.r.fox@bofa.com Key Bank  Jimmy Ng Sr. Business Banking Relationship Manager Jimmy_Ng@KeyBank.com Seattle Credit Union  Angelica Partida Doty Small… ...
2020 Business Conference & Year End Meeting (12/18/2020) Posted in: Council News, Spotlight - The Council hosted part 3 of the Business Conference series on December 10th, virtually. President and CEO, Fernando Martinez reported on the Council's 2020 results and shared our goals for 2021. Click Here to View the NWMMSDC Year End Report 2020 ...
Some Closed: Others Close to Closing (12/17/2020) Posted in: Covid-19, Spotlight - #supportsmallbusiness Shop small and support business near you! Please share to showcase hardship that small business is facing! This video was made in collaboration with Piroshky Piroshky Bakery and Catch22 Market.  ...
NWMMSDC MBE Product Catalog (12/7/2020) Posted in: Opportunities & Networking, Spotlight - Enjoy various NWMMSDC MBE products year round. Below is a roundup of regional suppliers for gift ideas and more this holiday season! Click on the logos to visit their websites. Culinary Herbs, Spices and Seasonings       Premium Seafood Products      African Coffee Roaster       Healthy Protein Cookies & Snacks  … ...