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Corps of Engineers deputy for small business to talk about obtaining government dollars in Grand Rapids, Minn., Feb. 7

Published Jan. 17, 2012
ST. PAUL, Minn. – Interested in finding out how to obtain construction contracts with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers? Tom Koopmeiners, Corps’ St. Paul District deputy for small business, will present “Doing Business with the Corps of Engineers,” from 1 to 4 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 7, at the Blandin Foundation board room, 100 N. Pokegama Ave., in Grand Rapids, Minn.

Koopmeiners will discuss how to find out where upcoming Corps’ projects will be, as well as where to find bidding information on these projects. The cost to attend the workshop is $30. The fee will cover the cost of course materials and refreshments. The sponsors of this project are the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District; the Blandin Foundation; the Hiway Federal Credit Union; the West Central Initiative; and the Minority Business Development Agency.

For more information, contact the Procurement Technical Assistance Center at 612-259-6565 or To register, visit Pre-registration is required by Friday, Feb. 3.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, serves the American public in the areas of environmental enhancement, navigation, flood damage reduction, water and wetlands regulation, recreation sites and disaster response. It contributes around $175 million to the five-state district economy. The 700 employees work at more than 40 sites in five upper-Midwest states. For more information, see


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