This Week on Financial Voices Radio

Date: 
September 20, 2012

Live this week on Financial Voices WURD 900 AM

Guests:

Michael Bing, The Enterprises Center Capital Corporation, Director

Bilal Qayyum, The Father’s Day Rally committee, Inc., Founder and Executive Director

MED Week 2012 

October 1st – 5th

Location: Various Locations in Philadelphia

For more information:

Contact

Tiffany M. Newmuis

Phone: 215-837-9879

Email: www.phillymedweek.com

1101 Arch Street

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107

Since 1983, the U.S. President has proclaimed a National MED (Minority Enterprise Development) Week observance to recognize the outstanding achievements of Minority Business Enterprises (MBE’s) and to honor those corporations and financial institutions that support the minority business development.  Annual regional conference and activities are organized by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) in collaboration with the US. Small business Administration’s (SBA) Office of government contracting and Business Development. 

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Show Information

  • Hosts: Sharmain Matlock-Turner, President and CEO, Urban Affairs Coalition and Steve Sanders, CEO and CIS, StoneRidge Investment Partners
  • Listen live, WURD 900 AM, Thursdays, 8:00-9:00 a.m.
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  • Email us at coalition@uac.org
  • Call us after the show: 215-851-1727

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