Reclamation Hosts Small Business Industry Day at Heyburn

Media Contact: Edna Rey-Vizgirdas , 208-378-5212

For Release: February 21, 2017

HEYBURN, Idaho – The Bureau of Reclamation is hosting a Small Business Industry Day to help the public understand and utilize the government’s contracting process. Contracting specialists will review topics including registering on the System for Award Management, where opportunities will be posted, and how to get an award.

“The public is welcome to attend and learn more about working with the government. We’ll go over small business programs, technical assistance, and will be happy to answer any questions,” said Regional Contract Specialist Andrew Knott.

The workshop will be held Feb. 28 from 8:00 to 11:30 a.m. at Reclamation’s Upper Snake Field Office located at 470 22nd Street, Heyburn, Idaho. Advance registration is recommended. For more information or to register, contact Andrew Knott at (208) 378-6219 or by email at

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