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Kean University to Host Building and Financing Your Business with the SBA

The Small Business Development Center of Kean University will present a free seminar, entitled Building and Financing Your Business with the SBA, on Tuesday, December 2, from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Elizabethtown Gas Building, located in the Liberty Hall Corporate Center at 1085 Morris Avenue in Union, N.J.

This program will provide current or prospective business owners with vital information regarding business-loan and technical-assistance programs offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Leading bank-lending officers will be on hand to discuss their role in the SBA’s Guaranteed Lending Program. They will explain the characteristics of a good loan proposal, how to increase the chances of getting a loan, and how to navigate the loan application process.

This workshop is co-sponsored by UCEDC, Elizabeth Development Company and SCORE – Counselors to America’s Small Business. Pre-registration is required. Special arrangements for people with disabilities can be made upon request. Be sure to bring business cards and brochures for networking purposes. For further information or to register for the workshop, please contact the Small Business Development Center at (908) 737-4220.