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November 8, 2018

Business assistance offered to veterans

Thursday, Nov. 8, 8:30 a.m.—RANDOLPH— The Small Business Administration is hosting a free small business workshop for veterans from 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8 at the Langevin House, 607 Furnace St., Randolph Center.

With approximately 22 million veterans in America and 250,000 service members transitioning from the military annually, the SBA is focused on ensuring they have access to the business counseling, contracting assistance and capital needed to start and grow successful businesses.

In fiscal year 2018, the SBA supported more than $27 million in loans to veteran-owned businesses throughout New England. The businesses the SBA assisted in the past fiscal year varied by industry. Companies include a software publisher, an insurance agency, a portfolio management firm and an interior designer.

The schedule is as follows:

8:30 a.m., registration; 9 a.m. contracting and veteran certifications; 10 a.m., exploring business ownership; 11:30 a.m., financing panel and lender match; 12:30 p.m., lunch and one-on-one small business counseling.

To register, visit sbavt.eventbrite.com. For information, email chris.herriman@sba.gov or call 202-868-3202.

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