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Veteran Entrepreneurship Training Series (VETS)

www.VETS.Training

Join us at one of our many events at one of our centers. Our simple approach is to make sure all Veterans have their VA card, I never leave home without mine and we want to make sure you have yours, do you? Let us know at one of our events on how to get yours! It is your first step to reaching all of your goals and objectives post active duty service. See you at one of our events.

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Upcoming events

    • Wednesday, August 05, 2015
    • 08:30 - 12:00
    • The Caesar Chavez Library 163 E. San Jacinto Perris 92570

    Doing Business with the County



    When: 
    8:30am – 12:00pm
    Wednesday, August  5, 2014


    Where:
    The Caesar Chavez Library
    163 E. San Jacinto Perris 92570

    Get Directions


    Attend all four sessions and complete Season 1 of VETS and you will receive:
    • The SWVBRC Diploma signed and recognized by the County. 
    • 15% Discount to any non-recurring service provided by TheARRC.com

    What We Will Cover
    Wednesday, August 5, 2015

    What the County Buys, Who Buys for the County, How the Procurement Process Works, Vendor Registration,  Online Procurement; Bidding Thresholds, Public Records Requests, Procurement Preference Programs, Purchasing Laws

    Meet the Speakers
    Virginia WilsonVirginia Wilson,
    MBA, C.P.M., CPPO  Compliance Contracts Officer  County of Riverside  Purchasing and Fleet Services


    Virginia Wilson is currently a Compliance Contracts Officer for the County of Riverside, CA–Purchasing & Fleet Services Department.  She has over twenty years of experience in contracting and Procurement in both the private and public sectors. 

    Virginia earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of the State of New York and a Masters degree in Business Administration (MBA) from National University. Virginia has earned certifications as a Public Procurement Officer (CPPO) and as a Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.).

    Virginia has been very active in the California Association of Public Procurement Officer (CAPPO), serving on the Board as Director South (2011–2013).  Additionally, Ms. Wilson has also been active in the Inland Empire Chapter of the National Contract Management Association (NCMA–IE), elected to serve as Chapter President for five (5) years (2007–2011).  She is presently serving on the NCMA-IE Chapter’s Advisory Committee.

    Ms. Wilson has presented numerous professional development papers and workshops to procurement professionals, county staff, contractors and community organizations on topics such as, Dealing with Vendor Protests, Responding to a RFP, Best Practices for Bid Solicitations, Doing Business with the County of Riverside, Green Procurement for Riverside County, and Surviving a Purchasing Audit.

    For Information

    Call for more details and directions:

    Grace Preuss,

    Phone: (951) 940-6505

    Space is limited so please register early.

    Sponsors

       

              

    • Wednesday, October 07, 2015
    • 08:30 - 12:00
    • The Caesar Chavez Library 163 E. San Jacinto Perris 92570

    2-Part Event
    Hands on Certification &
    How to do Business with the State


    This event will be split into two parts


    08:30 am to 10:30 am
    Hands-on certification 

    11:00 am to Noon
    “How to Do Business with the State”  



    Instructions for Hands-on:    
    Gather these documents:    
    • Applicant/Affiliate Federal Tax Returns for three most recent tax years
    • Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN)
    • Secretary of State Number
    • Home address  of Officers, Member/Manager and Partners
    • Dun & Bradstreet Number (if applicable)
    • Contractors State License Board Number (if applicable)
    Wayne Gross
    Department of General Services
    Outreach LiaisonSubcommittees



    Get Directions

    Location:
    The Caesar Chavez Library
    163 E. San Jacinto
    Perris 92570


    Get Directions


    Speaker Bio


    Wayne Gross has thirty-nine years of customer service skills starting from his early days as a USAF Captain. Wayne currently serves as a Customer Liaison and SB/DVBE Advocate for the State of California Department of General Services, Procurement Division, Certification and Outreach Branch. In this role, he educates the business community and ensures that Small Business (SB) and Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) businesses can access their share of state contracts.   Wayne received two 2012 State Agency Recognition Awards for his advocacy and support of SBs and DVBEs seeking to understand and navigate the State's procurement system. These awards honor state departments and employees for their best practices, creativity and outstanding achievements to advance California's SB programs and DVBE programs. Recently, Wayne was awarded the Spotlight Award in recognition of his total body of public service work, his commitment to the economic health and vitality of Bay Area businesses and communities, exemplary leadership, by the Bay Area Business Roundtable. Furthermore, the North San Diego Small Business Development Center (SBDC) 2014 SBDC Business Builder Award for unwavering commitment and continued contributions to the local business community and for providing an invaluable resource for local businesses was presented to him by Marie Waldron, Assemblymember 75th District and Bruce Maienschein, Assemblymember 77th District.  Wayne holds a Master’s degree in Business Management from Golden Gate University.  

    Email:
    Wayne.Gross@dgs.ca.gov

    • Wednesday, November 04, 2015
    • 09:00 - 16:00
    • Moreno Valley Conference and Recreation Center 14075 Frederick Street Moreno Valley, CA 92553

    5th Annual Business Summit

    Date Wednesday, November 04, 2015
    Time 9:00AM
    Location Moreno Valley Conference and Recreation Center 14075 Frederick Street Moreno Valley, CA 92553

    Free Admission for Attendees


    PLANNING COMMITTEE

    Albert R. Renteria
    CEO, SWVBRC & The ARRC
    Subcommittees

    Tracey Lawrence
    President of HEISS, SWVBRC

    Virginia Wilson
    Compliance Contracts Officer, Purchasing & Fleet Services, County of Riversides

    EXHIBITORS

    Inside booth $125
    Booth includes one 6 foot table & 2 chairs, you must supply your own tablecloth

    Outside booth $75*
    *Must supply your own table/chairs

    Secure your booth now, space is limited.


    Food Provided by:

    2015 SPONSORS

    The ARRC   

     

       
    2015 Supporters

    SUNDT   Joanna Pearl      Document Security Solutions

    Ecia Benefits   County of Riverside California   Kar Wing Trading Co. Inc, the shoe vendor 

    123 Office Solution   San Bernardino Mission Chapel   DVBE Supply

    CK Green   Veteran's Business Outreach Center IX   49er Communication  

    Soar Environmental Consulting   PROforma   Damac Premium Datacenter Products 

    RCTC    Olpin Group Organizing the Workspace   Lamination Depot 

    NW Tech Network Security   Atlas Accounting   Cal Recycle

       Santana    Cal Vet 

    Riverside Community College District 

    California Department of Transportation  Earl Security

    Elevating Sales Corp.      Capital Resource Management

    Discount Window Coverings   Financial Education ServicesFinancial Education Services  Superior Court of San Diego

    Eastern Municipal Water District    CAL Fire   California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation


    Garza  Global Economic Workforce Development CoalitionCalifornia Highway Patrol

       

     

     

    • Wednesday, November 04, 2015
    • 09:00 - 16:00
    • Moreno Valley Conference and Recreation Center 14075 Frederick Street Moreno Valley, CA 92553

    5th Annual Business Summit

    Date Wednesday, November 04, 2015
    Time 9:00AM
    Location Moreno Valley Conference and Recreation Center 14075 Frederick Street Moreno Valley, CA 92553

    Free Admission for Attendees


    PLANNING COMMITTEE

    Albert R. Renteria
    CEO, SWVBRC & The ARRC
    Subcommittees

    Tracey Lawrence
    President of HEISS, SWVBRC

    Virginia Wilson
    Compliance Contracts Officer, Purchasing & Fleet Services, County of Riversides

    EXHIBITORS

    Inside booth $125
    Booth includes one 6 foot table & 2 chairs, you must supply your own tablecloth

    Outside booth $75*
    *Must supply your own table/chairs

    Secure your booth now, space is limited.


    Food Provided by:

    2015 SPONSORS

    The ARRC   

     


     

       

    2015 Supporters

    SUNDT   Joanna Pearl      Document Security Solutions

    Ecia Benefits   County of Riverside California   Kar Wing Trading Co. Inc, the shoe vendor 

    123 Office Solution   San Bernardino Mission Chapel   DVBE Supply

    CK Green   Veteran's Business Outreach Center IX   49er Communication  

    Soar Environmental Consulting   PROforma   Damac Premium Datacenter Products 

    RCTC    Olpin Group Organizing the Workspace   Lamination Depot 

    NW Tech Network Security   Atlas Accounting   Cal Recycle

       Santana    Cal Vet 

    Riverside Community College District 

    California Department of Transportation  Earl Security

    Elevating Sales Corp.      Capital Resource Management

    Discount Window Coverings   Financial Education ServicesFinancial Education Services  Superior Court of San Diego

    Eastern Municipal Water District    CAL Fire   California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation


    Garza  Global Economic Workforce Development CoalitionCalifornia Highway Patrol

       

     

     

    • Wednesday, November 04, 2015
    • 09:00 - 17:00
    • Moreno Valley Conference and Recreation Center 14075 Frederick Street Moreno Valley, CA 92553
    5th Annual Business Summit
    Date Wednesday, November 04, 2015
    Time 9:00AM
    Location Moreno Valley Conference and Recreation Center 14075 Frederick Street Moreno Valley, CA 92553

    Food Provided by:

    2015 SPONSORS

    The ARRC   

     


       

    2015 Supporters

    SUNDT   Joanna Pearl      Document Security Solutions

    Ecia Benefits   County of Riverside California   Kar Wing Trading Co. Inc, the shoe vendor 

    123 Office Solution   San Bernardino Mission Chapel   DVBE Supply

    CK Green   Veteran's Business Outreach Center IX   49er Communication  

    Soar Environmental Consulting   PROforma   Damac Premium Datacenter Products 

    RCTC    Olpin Group Organizing the Workspace   Lamination Depot 

    NW Tech Network Security   Atlas Accounting   Cal Recycle

       Santana    Cal Vet 

    Riverside Community College District 

    California Department of Transportation  Earl Security

    Elevating Sales Corp.      Capital Resource Management

    Discount Window Coverings   Financial Education ServicesFinancial Education Services  Superior Court of San Diego

    Eastern Municipal Water District    CAL Fire   California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation


    Garza  Global Economic Workforce Development CoalitionCalifornia Highway Patrol

       

     

     

Past events

Friday, July 10, 2015 SWVBRC Grand Opening and Veterans Memorial Wall Dedication
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Learn the secrets to “Marketing with the State” and be pleasantly surprised with a mystery guest. - Wayne Gross - Department of General Services
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 Funded Resources to subsidize your Payroll Expenses and Preparing for VA Veteran Owned Business Re-verification & Verification
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 Surety Bonding: Your Key to Government Contracting
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 Start the New Year Marketing to the State - Wayne Gross - Department of General Services
Thursday, November 13, 2014 Buyers Only - 4th Annual Small Business Summit, Perris CA - November 13, 2014
Thursday, November 13, 2014 Matchmaking Appointments
Thursday, November 13, 2014 Attendees - 4th Annual Small Business Summit, Perris CA - November 13, 2014
Thursday, November 13, 2014 Sponsors - 4th Annual Small Business Summit, Perris CA - November 13, 2014
Thursday, November 13, 2014 Exhibitors - 4th Annual Small Business Summit, Perris CA - November 13, 2014
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Marketing to the State - Wayne Gross - Department of General Services
Monday, September 15, 2014 (4 of 4) Attendee Registration - Meet your Buyer(s) of choice- COUNTY OF RIVERSIDE – PURCHASING AND FLEET SERVICES Doing Business with the County 4 Session Vendor Workshops Series
Monday, September 15, 2014 (4 of 4) Buyers Registration - COUNTY OF RIVERSIDE – PURCHASING AND FLEET SERVICES Doing Business with the County 4 Session Vendor Workshops Series
Monday, September 15, 2014 (4 of 4) Exhibitors Registration - COUNTY OF RIVERSIDE – PURCHASING AND FLEET SERVICES Doing Business with the County 4 Session Vendor Workshops Series
Monday, September 01, 2014 (3 of 4) ONLINE SEMINAR - COUNTY OF RIVERSIDE – PURCHASING AND FLEET SERVICES Doing Business with the County 4 Session Vendor Workshops Series
Monday, September 01, 2014 (2 of 4) ONLINE SEMINAR - COUNTY OF RIVERSIDE – PURCHASING AND FLEET SERVICES Doing Business with the County 4 Session Vendor Workshops Series
Monday, September 01, 2014 (1 of 4) ONLINE SEMINAR - COUNTY OF RIVERSIDE – PURCHASING AND FLEET SERVICES Doing Business with the County 4 Session Vendor Workshops Series
Monday, August 25, 2014 (3 of 4) COUNTY OF RIVERSIDE – PURCHASING AND FLEET SERVICES Doing Business with the County 4 Session Vendor Workshops Series
Monday, July 14, 2014 (2 of 4) COUNTY OF RIVERSIDE – PURCHASING AND FLEET SERVICES Doing Business with the County 4 Session Vendor Workshops Series
Monday, June 23, 2014 (1 of 4) COUNTY OF RIVERSIDE – PURCHASING AND FLEET SERVICES Doing Business with the County 4 Session Vendor Workshops Series
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 Communicating and Marketing Your Business What are the Three Pillars of E-Commerce?
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 Meet with Eastern Municipal Water District(EMWD), Department of General Services (DGS) and CHP
Thursday, March 20, 2014 Open Forum to Discuss Your Veteran Business on How to get pass the VA Certification Process
Thursday, February 27, 2014 January was a success, Join us on February 27, 2014
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 ATTENTION VETERANS! MEET RHETT JEPSON, SBA ADMINISTRATOR, OFFICE OF VETERANS BUSINESS AFFAIRS DEVELOPMENT
Thursday, January 23, 2014 Start the New Year selling your goods and services to the State and Riverside County they Want to Buy from You
Thursday, December 19, 2013 Access To Capital & Planning for a Successful 2014 Launch
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 3rd Annual Small Business Summit, Perris CA - November 12, 2013
Tuesday, October 08, 2013 Power in Conflict: Learn to Effectively Deal with Conflict
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 Conflict Resolution Boot Camp: Introduction to Mediation
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 Conflict 101: Learn to Identify & Deal with Conflict
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 Certified? Now Meet VA VISN 22,aState DGS and Riverside County Buyers: Part 2 of 2-part Series
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 Veterans, on July 23rd, Let's talk about the VA and DVBE Certification Process: Part 1 of 2-part Series
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 Certified? Now Meet the Buyers: Part 2 of 2-part Series
Thursday, May 23, 2013 How to Certify Before meeting Buyers on June 25th; Part 1 of 2-part Series
Thursday, April 25, 2013 Best Practices Managing your Payroll Needs Seminar
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 SWVBRC Hosts PTAC, Government Contracting 101
Thursday, March 21, 2013 Planning for Your Successful Growth & Access to Capital
Tuesday, November 06, 2012 Secrets to Success for Your Veteran Owned Business - Get the tools you need to take your business to the next level!
Thursday, October 04, 2012 How to sell in the New Economy, Conference Call Training
Thursday, September 13, 2012 Managing Personal Conflict Workshop
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 Federal/State Basic Payroll Tax Seminar
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 Employee or Independent Contractor Tax Seminar
Thursday, May 17, 2012 1st Annual, May 17, 2012, Small Business Summit, Perris CA
Tuesday, April 10, 2012 Business Acumen Workshop for Veterans
Tuesday, March 20, 2012 Starting Your Business
Tuesday, January 17, 2012 DOING BUSINESS WITH THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
Tuesday, November 15, 2011 SWVBRC VANCOUVER WA GRAND OPENING OF NEW LOCATION
Tuesday, August 23, 2011 SWVBRC will be hosting a business seminar for community, Veterans and Business Owners
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 SWVBRC LAUNCHES FINAL ROUND ONLINE CONTEST AND ANNOUNCES TOP 5 TO WIN ONE YEAR FREE HOSTING AND FULLY DEVELOPED WEBSITE SPONSORED BY THE ARRC™
Friday, June 03, 2011 MEMORIAL TRIBUTE JUNE 3, 2011 TO HONOR OVER 5,000 FALLEN WARRIORS OF VANCOUVER WA
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 SWVBRC LAUNCHES ROUND 3 ONLINE CONTEST AND ANNOUNCES TOP 10 TO WIN ONE YEAR FREE HOSTING AND FULLY DEVELOPED WEBSITE SPONSORED BY THE ARRC™
Tuesday, May 17, 2011 Small Business Summit, Perris CA
Thursday, May 05, 2011 SWVBRC LAUNCHES ROUND 2 ONLINE CONTEST AND ANNOUNCES TOP 16 TO WIN ONE YEAR FREE HOSTING AND FULLY DEVELOPED WEBSITE SPONSORED BY THE ARRC™
Friday, April 15, 2011 SWVBRC LAUNCHES ONLINE CONTEST TO WIN ONE YEAR FREE HOSTING AND FULLY DEVELOPED WEBSITE SPONSORED BY THE ARRC™
Thursday, February 24, 2011 Meet the Utilities and Get DVBE/MBE/WBE Certified!!!
Tuesday, January 18, 2011 Understanding the Federal Government Acquisition Process - Workshop
Tuesday, December 14, 2010 Benefit Your Business using the IRS, the Law, and a Doughnut - Workshop
Tuesday, November 23, 2010 Psychology of Entrepreneurship - Workshop
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 Selling to the Government and SBA Certification - Workshop
Thursday, September 23, 2010 Inaugural Small Business Outreach Event, Perris California
Tuesday, June 01, 2010 SWVBRC Perris CA open doors June 1, 2010
Saturday, December 12, 2009 CA Learner & Community Meeting & New Learner Signing Ceremony, SAT, DEC 12th, 10AM-12PM
Saturday, November 14, 2009 CA Learner & Community Meeting & New Learner Signing Ceremony, SAT, NOV 14th, 10AM-12PM
Sunday, November 01, 2009 1st Anniversary and Pre-Veterans' Day Ceremony, Barbecue and Fund Raiser
Saturday, September 12, 2009 CA Learner & Community Meeting & New Learner Signing Ceremony, SAT, SEPT 12, 10AM-12PM
Saturday, August 08, 2009 CA Learner & Community Meeting & New Learner Signing Ceremony, SAT, AUG 8, 10AM-12PM
Saturday, July 11, 2009 CA Learner & Community Mtg. & New Learner Signing Ceremony, Sat., July 11, from 1:00-2:00 PM
Tuesday, July 07, 2009 Elite SDVOB General Meeting, Tues., July 7, 8-9:30 AM in San Diego, CA
Saturday, July 04, 2009 4th of JULY "RED, WHITE & CRUISE" PARADE & FESTIVAL, AT THE SPEEDWAY-FONTANA
Saturday, June 27, 2009 WA Veterans Learner Signing ceremony & Founder/CEO Visit - Everyone Welcome!
Friday, June 19, 2009 Shanitra Boothe to Sign Articles of Agreement, Fri., June 19, 2:30 PM
Saturday, June 06, 2009 Calif. Learners & Community Mtg., Sat., June 6 at 1:00 PM
Saturday, June 06, 2009 Veterans Job & Resource Fair - 9am-2pm in San Diego
Friday, April 24, 2009 Vermont Visit to Newport Community and Veterans
Saturday, April 18, 2009 Learners go to NAB Show Las Vegas Nevada
Thursday, April 02, 2009 Fundamentals of Public Speaking and Improving Writing Skills
Sunday, March 29, 2009 Illinois Visit to Chicago Community and Veterans
Sunday, March 22, 2009 Washington Visit to Vancouver Community and Veterans
Sunday, March 15, 2009 Texas Visit to Austin and Houston Community and Veterans
Friday, March 06, 2009 Founder and CEO meets with State Assemblyman Kevin Jeffries
Thursday, March 05, 2009 Founder and CEO speaks at Rancho Cucamonga Kiwanis Club
Wednesday, March 04, 2009 Founder and CEO meets with Mental Health Services La Jolla California
Wednesday, March 04, 2009 Fundamentals of Public Speaking and Improving Writing Skills
Saturday, February 28, 2009 Raffaele, Mancini, McBeth, Marini, Wilson, McLeod and Marshall Sign Articles of Agreement
Wednesday, February 04, 2009 Fundamentals of Public Speaking and Improving Writing Skills
Saturday, January 31, 2009 Rivera, Young, Sesay and Reed Sign Articles of Agreement
Thursday, January 15, 2009 Frontline Conference (The topic of this gathering is PTSD and TBI - our returning VETS, the impact on their lives)
Friday, January 09, 2009 CWO-5 Jeff Backus Signs Articles of Agreement

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