While VBOC is based in California, there may be a comparable organization in your state; and if there isn't, organizing one may be a good way to get started in business and demonstrate to investors your ability to get'r'done!
"The Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) is a non-profit organization 501c(3), partially funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and is a division of Vietnam Veterans of California, Inc. (VVC) Serving veterans since 1980.
VBOC mission is to advance the growth and commercial competitiveness of veteran owned small business enterprises through education and services focusing on business development, technology deployment and e-commerce.
Honoring California's Returning Veterans SummitDate: April 16, 2009 Time: 8am-4pm
The summit is a unique opportunity for California veterans, their families and care providers to critically examine existing networks of care for veterans. At the summit, training will be offered on Post Traumatic Stress, transition for combat to community, housing, employment issues and resources for newly separated veterans. The conference will examine mental health issues and their profound impacts on housing, employment, economic stability and social welfare of our state’s military personnel and veterans.
Attendees may register at no cost, Pre-Registration is mandatory"
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