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Alison Grewe
MBF
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Miami Bayside Foundation’s (MBF) Director of Loan Programs, Michael Sellinger, recently presented at the City of Miami’s Procurement Outreach Program for Small Businesses (POP-Up Shop).  The POP-Up Shop is a unique series of events, designed and coordinated by the City of Miami’s (City) Procurement Department (Procurement) as its official Procurement Outreach Program for Small Businesses.  As a City Partner, MBF presented on their efforts to support minority-owned businesses in the City of Miami through their small business training workshops and loan programs.  To date, MBF has graduated a total of 161 entrepreneurs from their training workshops and awarded over $2.8 million in loans to City of Miami minority-owned businesses helping to create more than 350 jobs.