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MDA Model Contractor Programs preps business for success

Each time there are major state or federal construction projects in the state, there is an opportunity for minority contractors to obtain a share of the work set aside for minority business through the SBA 8(a) Business Development Program. The Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) Model Contractor Program is designed to help minority businesses be better prepared to win SBA 8(a) ...

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Former Mrs. Mississippi USA loves teaching and being a biker babe

Life sometimes takes twists and turns, leading us down paths we don’t expect. Such was the case for Katrina Myricks. An instructor in the business and office technology department at Holmes Community College’s Ridgeland Campus, she had not planned to teach. “It was not my first career choice, but sometimes the call to do something is a lot stronger than ...

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MDA Model Contractor Programs preps business for success

By Becky Gillette Each time there are major state or federal construction projects in the state, there is an opportunity for minority contractors to obtain a share of the work set aside for minority business through the SBA 8(a) Business Development Program. The Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) Model Contractor Program is designed to help minority businesses be better prepared to ...

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