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    Make sure to check the National Grid Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to see how the boroughs are being impacted by natural gas supply constraints.
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    SBS Commissioner Gregg Bishop launched First Course NYC today, a culinary apprenticeship to train New Yorkers and connect them to quality entry-level line cook jobs in leading New York City restaurants. The 14-week program provides culinary knowledge, technical skills, on-the-job training, and valuable industry exposure.
Black entrepreneurs at launch event for BE NYC initiative at the Apollo Theater
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    Deputy Mayor J. Phillip Thompson, SBS Commissioner Gregg Bishop, and other leaders joined with hundreds of Black entrepreneurs at the famed Apollo Theater to kick off Black Entrepreneurs NYC (BE NYC) – a first-of-its-kind model in a major American city to help create equity of opportunity by empowering Black entrepreneurs.

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    On July 15, we moved to a new location, 1 Liberty Plaza, 11th Floor, Manhattan. We are no longer located at 110 William Street, as of July 12.

    Our Workforce1 Healthcare Career Center and NYC Business Solutions Lower Manhattan Center also moved to a new location at 14 Wall Street, 17th Floor, on September 30; the center locations at 79 John Street officially closed on July 11.
Mayor Bill de Blasio at press event for M/WBEs
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    Mayor Bill de Blasio and Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives and Citywide M/WBE Director J. Phillip Thompson announced that the City reached its goal of 9,000 City-certified Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises (M/WBEs) by the end of June 2019. This represents a doubling of the certified pool in less than three years, achieving an ambitious goal set by Mayor de Blasio in 2016.

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