Wheatley to host annual small business day at the Capitol on March 21

HARRISBURG, March 16 – Each year, state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, hosts a day for minority, women, disadvantaged, and veteran-owned businesses to get to know the people who are responsible for opening business opportunities for them at the state Capitol.  

This year's event is Monday, March 21 and an opportunity to learn about what is happening at the federal and state level as it relates to finding real business opportunities. Wheatley has added a component to put the state agencies and their purchasing personnel in the same room with the business men and women who attend. 

The day’s schedule includes:

  • 11 a.m. to noon – Roundtable discussion with elected officials and federal and state agency/department representatives in Hearing Room 2, North Office Building, followed by a Q&A session
  • Noon to 12:30 p.m. - News conference in Capitol Media Center
  • 12:30 p.m. - Luncheon in Capitol Media Center

All are welcome and those who are interested in attending should contact Jamie Barton at 717-783-3783 or jbarton@pahouse.net.