Oct 05 2018

Rural Strong Workshop: Powering Rural Small Businesses

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RURAL STRONG WORKSHOPS Powering Rural Small Businesses

Brought to you by the St. Louis District Office - www.sba.gov/mo/stlouis 
in a partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Agency

Powering Rural. Creating a stronger economic environment for rural America

Please join us at our “Rural Strong” comprehensive workshop  designed to help your community become Rural Strong.

This workshop is designed to inform entrepreneurs, small business owners and stakeholders - including government and community organizations - about all of the federal services and programs, including lending products and resources powered by the SBA, that are available in your area from the SBA and USDA’s Rural Development Agency. Region 7 Regional Administrator Tom Salisbury will attend as his schedule allows. Learn about new SBA rural loan fee reductions and other SBA incentives. Power Up your rural community!

Don’t miss this comprehensive Rural Strong workshop. 

10 a.m. - Noon
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Meramec Regional Planning Commission
4 Industrial Drive
St. James, Missouri 65559

Register for this session

Pre-registration is requested but not required. All SBA programs and services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.

For questions or additional information contact angela.wells@sba.gov, 314-539-6613 or thomas.daiber@sba.gov, 314-539-6614.

The SBA and USDA have partnered to host roundtables and trainings in rural America to help start, grow and expand small businesses, work together to improve investment opportunities in rural areas, improve innovation for rural technical assistance providers and provide tools for rural businesses to export products around the world.