Small business lending subject of seminar Feb. 17

Entrepreneurs wishing to learn about government-guaranteed loans to small businesses are invited to attend a free workshop offered by the Tennessee Tech University Small Business Development Center.

"Financing Your Business the SBA Way" is the title of the seminar being presented from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 17, at the Vocational Rehabilitation Building in Cookeville located at 955 E. 20th St.

David Tiller from the Tennessee District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration in Nashville will present the two-hour workshop and will cover SBA loans from $5,000 to $5 million, including loans to veterans under SBA's Patriot Express Loan Program.

All veterans and their spouses are urged to attend this free workshop to learn more about the new SBA Patriot Express Loan Program and about all other SBA loan programs and services.

Although admission is free, registration is required and can be accomplished by visiting the website at www.cookevillesbdc.org or calling the TSBDC's office at TTU at (931) 372-3706.

The TTU SBDC is a community outreach initiative of TTU's College of Business and is part of the TSBDC network that operates statewide to assist the small business sector by providing free counseling to potential entrepreneurs and small business owners.

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