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APAC Client Connection
In Arkansas, we mean business.

Manager's Corner 

 Melanie Berman

APAC Welcomes New Program Manager, Melanie Berman. Melanie introduces herself in this Manager's Corner.
APAC Welcomes New Program Manager
APAC Staff
Melanie Berman
Program Manager

Program Associate
NW Arkansas

Mary Love
Program Associate
Nicole Dawson
Stephanie Prince 
Noah Washburn
District Coordinator-
Kim Magee
District Coordinator-
Amanda Philyaw-Perez
District Coordinator-

Dr. Stacey McCullough
Program Coordinator
Small Business Advantages
 in 2017        
By: Max Franks

In government contracting we hear a lot about the Small Business goals and the Simplified Acquisition Threshold (SAP). Congress has set a goal for all Government Procurement for small businesses at 23%.  Keep your company active and updated for possible opportunities. If you're ready in 2017 to find and win more government opportunities, contact the Arkansas Procurement Assistance Center (APAC). 

County Highlight         
By: Noah Washburn

Chicot County is located in the southeast corner of Arkansas, bordering Mississippi and Louisiana. Major cities in the county are Lake Village, Eudora, and Dermott.

Chicot County
Which District are you in?
Delta, Ouachita, or Ozark?      

Would you like to know more about what APAC can provide in your area? Please contact your County Extension Agent or your District Coordinator.

Learn about your Outreach Coordinator and District

NCMA Chapter Meeting  
February 21, 2016 

The U of A Cooperative Extension Service,
2301 South University Ave., Little Rock, AR. 72204 
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Everyone is invited to bring their lunch and join us the third Wednesday of every month!
Arkansas Procurement Assistance Center

Main Office:
2301 S. University Ave. Room 110
Little Rock, AR 72204

Phone: 501-671-2390
Fax: 501-671-2394

Satellite Office:
NorthWest Arkansas Community College
One College Drive
Shewmaker Center For Global Business Development
Room 1022A
Bentonville, AR 72712

Phone: 501-650-6180

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The Arkansas Procurement Assistance Center, which serves as a Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), is funded in part through a cooperative agreement from the Department of Defense (DOD) through a program that is administered by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). The content of any written materials or verbal communications of the PTAC does not necessarily reflect the official views of or imply endorsement by DOD or DLA

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers all its Extension and Research programs to all eligible persons regardless of race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

University of Arkansas, United States Department of Agriculture and County Governments Cooperating.

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action institution. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate or need materials in another format, please contact your Arkansas Procurement Assistance Center  as soon as possible. Dial 711 for Arkansas Relay.