Workforce Center Holds Women-, Minority-Owned Business Workshop

The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center will host a special workshop Monday, March, 19, from 10 a.m. to noon for Small, Women-Owned, and Minority-Owned, or SWaM, businesses.

            During the workshop, business owners will learn about the SWaM certification program, the new SWaM certification portal and how to apply for SWaM certification. Small business owners seeking to participate in Virginia’s specialized procurement and contracting opportunities are encouraged to become SWaM-certified.

Questions about SWaM may be directed to Chris Ley, Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity, at 804-212-4647. To register for this free event, go to or The workshop will be held at the Loudoun Workforce Resource Center in the Shenandoah Building at 102 Heritage Way N.E. in Leesburg.

The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center provides resources to job seekers and employers. All services are offered at no cost. More information, including a calendar of upcoming events, can be found at or by calling 703-777-0150.

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