"The town will continue its series of workshops with the federal Small Business Association this coming week, as it looks to provide help to businesses throughout the region.
The session - scheduled for 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Wednesday at the Municipal Building - will feature information on such topics as loan programs, government contracting opportunities and the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center.
Deputy Town Administrator Jamie Hellen said the town's community planning office has held several such workshops.
"One of the things they try to do is provide opportunities for aspiring and current business owners to get accurate information, in real time," he said. "We're giving the opportunity to talk, face-to-face, with the people who administer things like small-business loans."Continue reading the article online (subscription may be required)
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Previously posted herehttp://www.franklinmatters.org/2017/01/connections-that-work-sba-workshop-jan.html
Connections that work! SBA Workshop - Jan 25
- Looking to Start or Expand your Business?
- Gain a better understanding of SBA Programs and Services
General information will be provided on the following:
MSBDC – Mass Small Business Development Center
SCORE – Counselors to America’s Small Business
SBA Guaranty Loan Programs:
7(a) Loans - Microloans
SBA Express Loans - 504 Loan Program
Government Contracting Opportunities:
8(a) Business Development - HUBZones (Historically Underutilized Business Zones) - Small Disadvantaged Business - Surety Bonding - Disaster Assistance
CWE – Center for Women and Enterprise
Register online here