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Minority / Woman Owned Business in Amherst

Your Ultimate Resource for Minority and Women Owned Businesses in Amherst, NY

Mission Statement

The mission of the committee is to empower minority and women owned business owners to advance socially and economically by providing linkages to expand and improve opportunities. In collaboration with the government and other agencies, the committee will connect business owners to the resources necessary to start, grow, or certify their business through information dissemination & Internet linkages.

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Deborah Bruch Bucki RN, PhD, Councilmember


Elizabeth Graczyk Dagostino (M)  term expires  12/31/2019

Cecile M. Meyer (M)  term expires  12/31/2022

Brittany Lee Penberthy (M)  term expires  12/31/2022

Joan Elizabeth Seamans (M)  term expires  12/31/2022


(C) Chairperson
(CC) Co-Chairperson
(M) Member
(O) Resource Person

Meeting Location

Amherst Municipal Building
5583 Main St, Williamsville, NY 14221

To verify, please call (716) 631-7013.

Meeting Dates

Thu., May  2, 2019,  05:15 PM

Tue., July  30, 2019,  05:15 PM

Thu., September  5, 2019,  05:15 PM

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SBA - Business Plan Bootcamp

The SBA is offering a Business Plan Bootcamp series on September 24, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29. Seating is limited to 12 entrepreneurs and you MUST participate in all 6 training sessions to participate in the Boot Camp. Please click the website link below for more information.

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posted by [tray] on Sep 09, 2019

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SBA/USDA Day - “Powering the American Dream”

SBA and USDA Rural Development will be available to speak with you one-on-one at a number of area lenders in the next month to discuss how you can Power Your American Dream. Please click the website link below for more information.

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posted by [tray] on Aug 26, 2019

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SBA Business Training for Veterans and Military Spouses

The Small Business Administrations Boots to Business Reboot is a training program that provides participants an overview of business ownership as a career vocation, an outline and knowledge on the components of a business plan, a practical exercise in opportunity recognition, and an introduction to available public and private sector resources. Please click the website link below for more information.

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posted by [tray] on Aug 20, 2019

About Amherst

The Town of Amherst was established in 1818 and celebrated its 200th Anniversary in 2018. The town has a geographical area of 53.6 square miles and a population of greater than 122,000.

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The Town of Amherst ADA Coordinators are Robert McCarthy (Director of Human Resources) and Mark Berke (Commissioner of Buildings).

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  • General Information:
    (716) 631-7000
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  • Address:
    Municipal Building (Town Hall)
  • 5583 Main Street
  • Williamsville, NY 14221