HAPPY HOLIDAYS EVERYBODY! FirstThursday Jacksonville’s B2B Professional Networking – 4:30 – 6:30PM, December 1, 2016

November 28, 2016 in Featured, Hot Business Tips, In the news, Members Only by admin


FirstThursday Jacksonville’s B2B Professional Networking Meeting

4:30 – 6:30PM, December 1, 2016

Second floor Conference Room

Jacksonville Urban League

903 W. Union Street

Jacksonville, Florida

The Guest Speaker is Beth M. Tramel, Supervisor, Office of Economic Opportunity, Duval County Public Schools. Beth will discuss:

How To Effectively Do Business With Duval County Public Schools?

If you are a Black, minority, women or small business owner in Duval County/City of Jacksonville, please make plans to attend. The meeting is FREE and OPEN to the public. Parking is FREE! www:firstthursdayjacksonville.org.  RSVP to (904) 374-9313. This is an excellent opportunity to learn how to do business with DCPS.

It is also an excellent opportunity to meet other small business owners just like you who are trying to make their businesses successful. Building relationships, partnerships and effective collaborations are what FirstThursday Jacksonville is all about! Check it out for yourself, Thursday, 4:30pm at the Jacksonville Urban League.

Beth Tramel’s Biography

Beth Tramel was born in Miami and raised in Jacksonville Florida. She attended Stanton College Preparatory. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of North Florida and her Masters Degree in Business Administration from University of Phoenix. She is currently employed with Duval County Public Schools (DCPS) as the Supervisor of the Office of Economic Opportunity.     In this role she assists Minority/Women (M/WBE) and Small Business Enterprise (SBEs) owners with doing business with DCPS. She also works with other public and private organizations such as the First Coast Business Alliance, the Florida Association of Minority Business Enterprise Officials, the North Florida Procurement Association, the Florida Minority Supply and Diversity Council.

Ms. Tramel is very active in the community. She is currently servings as President of the First Coast Business Alliance. In addition, she is a board member for the Florida Association of Minority Business Enterprise Officials and is also a board member of the North Florida Procurement Association. Beth is passionate and committed to ensuring that M/WBEs and SBEs are included in the District’s procurement process and has an open door policy. She can be reached at (904) 858-4860 or emailed at tramelb@duvalschools.org.



DR Richard Danford, President, Jacksonville Urban League and W Larry Williams, Chairman & CEO, FirstThursday World Charities -Seattle & Jacksonville will discuss What’s Going On in Jacksonville? Everything from economic development to politics, plus some of the best Praise music in North Florida. 


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