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Though the grant is designed to facilitate hiring people who lost their jobs because of a natural disaster, Monagle said people who have been chronically unemployed, such as those experiencing homelessness or re-entering society from prison, are eligible to be hired as well, so city staff and partners focused recruitment efforts on them.The city held a hiring event Friday at West Central Community Center.Kathleen Walker, the city's employment services manager, said she hoped to have all 25 temporary workers hired that day. [NEWSLETTER: Sign up for the Week in Little Rock email at arkansasonline.com/emails] Vondrae Hawkins, 39, was among those hoping to be hired.While the matchmaking event does not guarantee contracts, simply because of the nature of the normal bidding process between buyers and suppliers, it does create opportunities for small, minority and women-owned businesses to hold personal, one-on-one meetings with potential clients that would have taken weeks or months – if ever – to research and schedule on their own.Partners for this event include: The Arkansas District Office of the U. Small Business Administration (SBA), Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC), Arkansas Procurement Technical Assistance Center (APTAC), Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce, Urban League of Arkansas, US Corps of Engineers-Little Rock District, Arkansas Office of State Procurement, Windstream.