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For Immediate Release (02-07)
Date: February 18, 2002 
Contact: Dave Willingham, 240-567-7970; Steve Simon, 240-567-7952

Black History Month Program at Montgomery College
Features Former SBA Administrator
Award-winning Entrepreneur at Business Training Center February 28

Montgomery College’s Workforce Development and Continuing Education division will host the African American Business Council’s Annual Black History Program on Thursday, Feb. 28, 8 to 10 a.m. at the Montgomery College Business Training Center in Olde Towne Gaithersburg.

Dayton J. Watkins, an award-winning minority entrepreneur and former U.S. Agriculture and Small Business Administrator, is the featured program speaker. Watkins will share some of his insights from launching more than 10 start-up companies and arranging financing to acquire several existing businesses.

With more than 20 years of business experience in both the public and private sectors, Watkins received the "Hammer Award" for his outstanding leadership and creativity at the Rural Business-Cooperative Service (RBS), an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

For more information on this program, contact Janice Freeman of the African American Business Council at 301-428-9715.

The Montgomery College Business Training Center is located on the fourth floor at 12 South Summit Avenue, Gaithersburg.

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