CHARO Community Development Corporation
4301 E. Valley Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90032
(323)269-0751
 
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  CHARO INLAND EMPIRE MINORITY BUSINESS ENTERPRISE CENTER

IS AWARDED THE NATIONAL AWARD

FOR THE HIGHEST NUMBER OF

PROCUREMENT TRANSACTIONS IN 2009

 Los Angeles and Riverside, CA. -. CHARO President & CEO, Cynthia Amador is pleased to announce that on June 8, 2010, the U.S. Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency awarded the Inland Empire Minority Business Enterprise Center (MBEC), operated by CHARO Community Development Corporation, the Top National Award for Procurement Transactions.  The Inland Empire MBEC placed #1 out of 39 Minority Business Enterprise Centers across the nation.  The Inland Empire MBEC had 92 procurement transactions at a value of over $18mm.  "This included providing one-on-one technical assistance, financial assistance, business plan review and procurement matching to minority owned firms in Southern California.  The Inland Empire successfully assisted over thirty (30) minority owned firms secure MBE/WBE/DBE/SB certification.  Culminating in the creation of over 100 new jobs for California," reported Amador.

 

To better create jobs in California, CHARO launched Supplier Diversity Seminars throughout Southern California.  The Seminars are designed to create access to procurement opportunities, capital, and the creation of new jobs in our local economy.

 

The next CHARO Supplier Diversity event is scheduled for

August 5, 2010 at 1:00 pm

at SKANSKA

located at 1995 Agua Mansa Road

Riverside, CA 92502

 

To learn more about our services contact us at (323) 269-0751 or (951) 320-7020. 

 
 

CHARO Strategic Partners

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Wells Fargo 

Cathay Bank 

Citibank 

US Bank 

ATT

SCE

Aitken Partners