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Building Program Preview and Minority Business Fair

Building Program Preview and Minority Business Fair

November 14, 2016 -- Building Program Preview and Minority Business Fair

For Immediate Release

November 14, 2016

Contact:

Erica Taylor 843-937-6303

Media Advisory

Building Program Preview and Minority Business Fair

Who: Architectural and contracting firms throughout the state are invited to attend and obtain information about future business opportunities that will be available in the Charleston County School District’s next building program.

What: The Charleston County School District in conjunction with their construction management advisors, Cumming Construction

Management and Brownstone Construction Group, is hosting a building program preview and minority business fair information session to discuss contracting opportunities for the District’s 2017-2022 Building and Maintenance Programs.

Charleston’s massive building and maintenance program, totaling well over $500 million, emphasizes that minority businesses be an integral part of each upcoming project.

There will also be an opportunity to network with prime contractors and local small minority and women-owned business enterprise (SMWBE) firms.

When: Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.

Where: Chicora Elementary School, 3100 Carner Avenue, North Charleston, SC 29405

For more information: For more information regarding this event, please contact Dale Collier at (803) 917-6258, dcollier@bstonegroup.com or Darlene Gauer at (843) 209-6945, dgauer@bstonegroup.com.

About the Charleston County School District

Charleston County School District (CCSD) is the second largest school system in South Carolina representing a unique blend of urban, suburban, and rural schools that span 1,000 square miles along the coast. CCSD serves more than 50,000 students in 86 schools and several specialized programs. With approximately 6,100 employees district-wide, CCSD is the fourth largest employer in the region.

CCSD offers a diverse, expanding portfolio of options and specialized programs, delivered through neighborhood, charter, magnet, IB (international baccalaureate), and Montessori schools, and is divided into three Learning Communities led by associate superintendents. Options include specialized programs in science, engineering and mathematics; liberal arts; music and other creative and performing arts; career and technical preparation programs; and military and other public service enterprises.

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