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The Governor's Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs

invites you to attend

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Celebrating National Women's Small Business Month

with our special guest

First Lady of Maryland Yumi Hogan 

Are you interested in contracting opportunities with
state agencies and institutions? 

If so, then our Ready, Set, GROW! procurement connections workshop is for you. Join us for an overview of how our small, minority, women, and veteran procurement programs work. You'll hear what buyers are looking for right now, and what's in their pipelines. Connect with state procurement officers as well as resource partners and organizations that can help your small business thrive. In celebration of National Women's Small Business Month we will recognize several women-owned businesses for their significant contributions to the Maryland economy and their community. 

Who should attend? 

Small, minority, women, and veteran business owners interested
in doing business with the state of Maryland.


Tuesday, October 24, 2017
9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


Prince George's County Office of Central Services 
1st Floor Conference Room 
1801 McCormick Drive
Largo, MD  20774

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Open Recruitments

      • Highway Engineering Manager—Executive Service (MDTA)
      • Asset Control and Damage Recovery Specialist (MDTA)
      • ITS and Electrical Engineer (MDTA)
      • Transportation Facility Maintenance Worker III (MDTA)
      • Agency Procurement Specialist II (SHA)

These recruitments are open to anyone, both internal and external people may apply. You can find these our website page at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mdotmd


Keller Professional Services, Inc. is seeking a full-time Office Manager/Executive Assistant to support Operations for a Professional Asset Management Client in Baltimore.

The Firm and its affiliates bring in excess of 100 years of experience in financing and fostering small, minority, women, and veteran owned businesses.  The Firm offers a complete portfolio of financing products and strategic services to advance companies to the next level.

Under the direct supervision of the partners, the Office Manager shall carry out operational and administrative support for the Family of Funds. He/She will also supervise the administrative staff, oversee general office administration, and provide back-up support for the administrative staff.

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Laborers Needed for Construction Clean Up!!!!

Keller Professional Services, Inc. is seeking qualified laborers to join its Construction Clean-up Crew for construction projects throughout Baltimore City. Prior construction experience is helpful but not required.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a resident of Baltimore City
  • Must be available to work 6:30am to 3:00pm with overtime as needed (including Saturdays)
  • Must have the strength and endurance to lift heavy debris (50 pounds)
  • Must have the desire and drive to work
  • Must be able to pass a drug screening (upon application and randomly)
  • Criminal Backgrounds considered on an individual basis
  • Two forms of valid ID (Social Security Card and State photo ID/Birth Certificate/or Green Card)
  • 1 Year's experience as a laborer is needed.

Please complete our on-line application in order to be contacted for an interview.

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