Wednesday, May 12, 2010: MBDA and Asian Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana Host Town Hall for Minority-Owned Businesses Affected by Deep Water Horizon Incident
The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) and the Asian Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana will host a town hall meeting with Vietnamese community-based organizations and local business development organizations, the Small Business Administration Disaster Relief Team, and others to share information with fishermen, shrimpers and crew members, and to discuss their rights and privileges as minority business owners in the aftermath of the DeepWater Horizon incident.
4:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 12, 2010
St. Agnes Le Thi Thanh Church, Reception Hall
6851 Le Thi Thanh Street
Marrero, LA 70072
Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA)
Asian Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana
Louisiana Minority Business Opportunity Center
Vietnamese Initiatives in Economic Training (VIET)
ASI Federal Credit Union – A Shared Initiative, Inc.
The Vietnamese American Community
Louisiana Small Business Development Center
SEEDCO Financial Services
Organizations interested in attending the event should please contact Jon Temple, MBDA New Orleans Office, by emailing email@example.com .
The event is open to the press. Media should register by contacting Lahne Mattas-Curry at firstname.lastname@example.org  or calling 202-482-4690.