Posted Jul 31st, 2015 by Terri Parker  Category: Business


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Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority

Linnie B. Willis
Executive Director

Martin H. LaMar
Deputy Executive Director

July 30, 2015

(July 30, 2015) – Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) will host its 4th Annual LMHA•Works! Contractors and Suppliers Informational Session on Wednesday, August 5, 2015 (9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.) at The University of Toledo Scott Park Campus Auditorium located at 2225 Nebraska Avenue, Toledo, Ohio 43607.

Direct from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Agency (USDA), federal partners will lead this half-day forum with topics on “Selling to Federal Agencies” and “Rural Business and Housing Financing”.

How-to information delivered by NEO Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), SBA, Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission and LMHA•Works! will give participants additional insight on selling, financing, capitalizing and procurement opportunities.

Invited guests include Paula Hicks-Hudson, Mayor City of Toledo; Pamela E. Ashby, Cleveland Field Office Director, HUD; Antonio Riley, Region 5 Regional Administrator, HUD; and, Gilbert Goldberg, District Director, Small Business Administration, SBA.

“Our collaborative efforts are about one thing, opportunity. This forum seeks to empower participants with information to create and expand their small businesses, create jobs and help to strengthen their communities. It’s about providing communities the opportunity to work together, grow together and to prosper together,” said Antonio R. Riley, HUD Midwest Regional Administrator.

Linnie B. Willis, Executive Director of LMHA continues, “LMHA•Works! Is our signature event designed to attract a diverse group of qualified contractors and suppliers who interested in doing business with the Authority. We are extremely pleased to host this summer event and to partner with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Small Business Administration in this comprehensive informational session in Toledo.

This event will expand the opportunities for those who are inclined to diversify their contracting opportunities.”

LMHA•Works! is FREE but registration is encouraged. To pre-register for LMHA•Works!, please call 419.259.9465 or via email at lmhaworks@lucasmha.org. Walk-in registration begins at 8:30 a.m. on the day of the event — space is limited!

For more information, contact Cynthia Tetterton-Williams, Manager of Procurement and Contracts at 419-259-9611.

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