Director of WSSC’s SLMBE Program to Be Featured on The Thornton Business Hour

Listen Live Today at 11 a.m. on WOL-AM 1450

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OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Laurel – May 4, 2016 – WSSC’s Small, Local and Minority Business Enterprise (SLMBE) Office Director will be featured on today’s “The Thornton Business Hour” with Pat Thornton, from 11 a.m. – noon on WOL-AM 1450. Towanda Livingston will provide insight for businesses looking to contract with WSSC and discuss new initiatives and partnerships with WSSC’s SLMBE Office.

Towanda is a leader in the national supplier diversity movement and has been recognized by several business organizations for her successful efforts. Most recently, Towanda was honored by the Maryland Washington Minority Companies Association (MWMCA) with their “Black History Hero” award for her many contributions to the business community.

Listeners can tune in live at 11 a.m. on WOL-AM 1450 or online at http://woldcnews.newsone.com/listen-live/.   

WSSC is committed to a goal of providing Minority, Women and Small, Local Business Enterprises the opportunity to compete for our business, whether directly with WSSC or by subcontracting through primary suppliers. The SLBE Program encourages economic growth by offering benefits to small firms headquartered in Montgomery County or Prince George's County, Maryland.  

Businesses interested in doing business with WSSC should visit WSSC’s website and register on the WSSC Supplier Portal to view and receive opportunities. Visit wsscwater.com/SLMBE for more information.

For 100 years, WSSC has proudly served the citizens of Prince George’s and Montgomery counties – providing drinking water that has always met strict Safe Drinking Water Act standards and protecting the environment through vital water resource recovery services. Our vision is to be THE world-class water utility, where excellent products and services are always on tap.

 

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