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Digest

County revises program to help small business

By TIMES WIRES
Published February 28, 2007


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COUNTYWIDE

Pinellas County has revised and renamed what used to be known as the Small Business Assistance Program.

Under its new name, the Small Business Enterprise Program allows qualified vendors to bid for county purchases from $2,000 to $10,000.

The program is designed to benefit all small businesses principally located in Pinellas County, regardless of the gender or race of their owners, with sales and staffing below established limits. Employers with fewer than 50 full-time employees and annual gross revenue of less than $2-million are eligible.

To learn more, call 464-3148 or e-mail businesshelp@pced.org An online application is available at www.pinellascounty.org/purchase/sbap1.htm.

ST. PETERSBURG

Caterer expands takeaway menu

From prepared foods to those that customers can heat at home, Margaret Ann's Catering & Cookies has broadened its menu of takeaway items.

A complete list, from gourmet cheeses to Beef Burgundy to breakfast stratas, can be found at www.margaretanns.com.

The store's bricks-and-mortar address is 5625 Fourth St. N. Call 525-3983. Store hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

[Last modified February 27, 2007, 20:22:21]


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