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Rural Strong: Powering Rural Small Business

Tuesday, July 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm • Organized By Small Business & Technology Development Center
216 W Spring st, Neosho, MO 64850


This event is designed to inform entrepreneurs, small business owners and community organizations about the federal lending programs and resources powered by the SBA, USDA, and Missouri SBDC.


Business and Industry Guaranteed Loan Program
Rural Energy for America Program

       James Combs, Business Program Specialist
       Makeesha Munro, Business Program Specialist
       Rural Development, United States Department of Agriculture


Loan Programs
Credit Building

Don Reese, Branch Manager, Springfield Missouri Branch Office
Lisa Zimmerman, Lender Relations Specialist, Springfield Missouri Branch Office
U.S. Small Business Administration

America’s SBDC Missouri

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216 W Spring st
Neosho, MO 64850
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