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Corps of Engineers small business program manager to talk about obtaining government dollars in Fargo, N.D., Jan. 24

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 small business program director, will present “Doing Business with the Corps of Engineers,” as a part of the Minnesota Procurement Technical Assistance Center’s 2012 Training Series from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 24, at the Hilton Garden Inn, located at 4351 17th Ave. S., Fargo, N.D.

Koopmeiners will discuss how to find out where upcoming Corps’ projects will be, as well as where to find bidding information on these projects. He is one of several speakers during this day-long course that will focus on pursuing government contracts.

The cost to attend the workshop is $30. The fee will cover the cost of lunch and materials. The sponsors of this project are the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District; the Minnesota Small Business Development Center; the Impact Foundation; the Dakota Certified Development Corporation; the National Contract Management Association; and the Procurement Technical Assistance Center.

For more information, contact the Procurement Technical Assistance Center at 218-329-1571 or To register, visit Pre-registration is required by Friday, Jan. 20.

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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