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SBA Celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Thursday, October 27th at 12 pm CT


Join this virtual session to learn more and hear from an El Dorado, Arkansas business owner!

8 people sitting & standing indoors, laptops & desks with text, Celebrating Disability Employment Awareness Month webinar on Oct. 27 at 1pm EDT


Join the U.S. Small Business Administration to celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month! The event will feature a live webinar panel discussion with Shari Thomas, Chief Diversity Officer, Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Civil Rights; and small business owners Suzanne Foley of Port City Pretzels in Portsmouth, N.H., and Gregory Modica of Government Supply Services in El Dorado, Ark.

The discussion will focus on disability awareness, inclusion, hiring employees with disabilities, and the importance of equity and opportunity to help uplift and support entrepreneurs with disabilities. The panel will also discuss SBA initiatives and resources used to help pivot and grow in a changing environment.



Thursday, October 27th at 12:00 pm CT


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All SBA programs and services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. SBA’s support of/or participation in this event is not an endorsement of any product, service, or entity. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least four (4) days in advance of this event. Please send an email to with the subject header “ACCOMMODATION REQUEST.”


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