Move EBR kicks off a series of informative workshops designed to benefit small businesses
BATON ROUGE - Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome's MOVEBR initiative is kicking off its Small Business Outreach program with the first in a series of informational workshops on Thursday, October 3, 2019.
The workshop is open to professionals interested in business opportunities with MOVEBR and right of way acquisitions.
In addition to assisting small businesses, the MOVEBR program implements transportation and infrastructure improvements across East Baton Rouge Parish. As these improvements take place, local businesses are welcomed to participate in the process. Opportunities for participation are advertised through the normal procurement processes of the City-Parish and via the Small Business Outreach (SBO) initiative.
Mayor Weston-Broome says the program, "provides an opportunity to invest in our local economy by helping our small businesses flourish, which are the backbone of our community. Ultimately, we're investing in people as well as concrete."
On Thursday, October 3, the first session in the series will be held at the Delmont Gardens Branch Library, 3351 Lorraine Street, Baton Rouge, from 5:30-7:00 pm.
More information on the Small Business Outreach program is available at www.movebr.brla.gov
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Friday's Health Report
Couple attacked by rabid bobcat in their driveway
Despite minor weather damage, mass vaccination site opens in Baton Rouge Friday
Despite minor weather damage, new vaccine site opens in Baton Rouge
Power outages caused by Friday's early morning storm affect BR schools
'We have a plan': Coach O quiet on how Title IX scandal...
Southeastern regains sole possession of first place in Southland standings with win...
Max Johnson in the mix for LSU starting quarterback job
Coach O admits to mistakes, takes steps to correct them in the...
Saints QB Jameis Winston gets emotional discussing Drew Brees