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January 26,2017  |  Shape Your Bidding Strategy! Five Things Every VOSB Should Know for 2017
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September 6, 2017  |  SBA Awards Funding Grant for National Veteran Federal Procurement Entrepreneurship Training Program
Great News: The U.S. Small Business Administration  awards funding Grant to MCCC’s Foundation to continue our partnership in support of the VIP training program. Click here to see Press Release.

 May 15, 2017
SBA “OVBD Spotlight” features, Martha Weekley, VP Business Development, FFE, Inc. journey from e loved hearing about FFE, your VIP experience, and also your experience as a military spouse entrepreneur. Read Martha’s story here:  
Empowering Women Veteran Entrepreneurs: From Military Spouse to Vice President

April 26,2017
Michael Thornton, Sr., Visionary Consulting Partners, LLC's
Endorses the National Center for VIP (Veteran Institute for Procurement)
See Video:  |  Michael Thornton, Sr.

June 5, 2016 
SHE VET iNSPIRES Host Wanda Petty interviews President of the Veteran Institute for Procurement, Barbara Ashe

April 28, 2016

VIP GROW Graduates to be Recognized during National Small Business Week

April 06, 2016
Veteran Institute for Procurement Conducts Inaugural VIP START Session

October 22, 2015
500th Veteran-Owned Business Graduates from the Veteran Institute for Procurement


VIP Graduate Vonetta Daniels, President & CEO at VYD and Associates, on DeKalb Business Today - 8/30/15

CBS Founders & Visionaries - NATIVE HAWAIIAN VETERANS, LLC - 3/20/15

2014 National Veterans Small Business Conference - 12/11/14

VIP Press Conference - 9/29/14 | Cardin, Van Hollen, SBA holds roundtable discussion with VIP graduates

Press Release from the Office of Congressman Chris Van Hollen - 7/30/14 | Van Hollen Announces $300,000 Going to Montgomery County Chamber Community Foundation to Assist Veteran-Owned Small Businesses

Press Release from the Office of U.S. Senator Ben Cardin - 7/30/14 | Cardin Announces Federal Support for Montgomery County Program to Help Veteran-Owned Small Businesses

MCCCF News Release - 7/30/14 | SBA Awards National Center for VIP Grant to Expand Veteran Training

SBA News Release - 7/30/14 | Veteran Institute for Procurement to conduct Boots to Business: Federal Procurement

MCCCF News Release - 4/9/14 | Funding for Veteran Institute for Procurement (VIP) Included in Maryland FY15 Operating Budget

VIP Graduate in the NewsWorld of Powersports, Inc. Recognized by Lockheed Martin as Small Business Supplier of the Year

VIP News Release - 1/15/14 | Governor O'Malley's Proposed FY2015 Budget Includes Funding for Veteran Institute for Procurement (VIP)

VIP 2013 - News Release - 10/17/13 | VIP program graduates 52 service-disabled and veteran-owned government contractors on October 17, 2013

VIP FeaturedSeptember 2013
VIP graduate, Dave Guerra, President, Puente Technology, is featured in the September 2013 issue of Vetrepreneur Magazine 

Hiring our Heroes Event - August 2, 2013
VIP Graduates Information Systems Solutions, Inc. and 7Delta, Inc. joined Barbara Ashe at this employment workshop and job fair event held in Silver Spring, Maryland.

VIP in the News - Memorial Day 2012 - 5/28/12 | Congressman Roscoe Bartlett comments on the Veteran Institute for Procurement (VIP) program on Channel 7/WJLA

VIP in the Spotlight at National Conferences - 8/22/11 | Veteran Institute for Procurement (VIP) News Release

Barbara Ashe Named a Veteran Small Business Champion of the Year by U.S. Small Business Administration - 5/12/11 | Veteran Institute for Procurement (VIP) News Release - Video

VIP Honors its Veterans - 3/24/11 | Veteran Institute for Procurement (VIP)

Innovative Chamber Foundation Program Helps Vetrepreneurs Land Federal Contracts - 1/24/11 | Vetrepreneur Magazine

Contractor Commencement (About VIP Graduation; nationwide expansion of program) - 11/22/10 | Washington Post: Capital Business

Montgomery County Chamber Community; Foundation Opens National Center for Veteran Institute for Procurement (VIP) - 11/20/10 | National Veteran-Owned Business Association (NaVOBA) "Vetrepreneur" Newsletter

Chamber Foundation program for veterans goes national - 11/19/10 | Gazette Newspapers

VIP Graduate Ben Long, President and CEO of LongView International Technology Solutions, Inc. accept the MCCC Small Business Leader of the Year Award - 11/4/10
VIP program helps participants prepare for contracts - 1/12/10 | Frederick News Post

Veterans tap experts' contracting know-how; Chamber program aims to help ex-military business owners - 9/16/09 | Gazette Newspapers