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Powering Rural: Creating a Stronger Economic Environment for Rural America

Thursday, September 26 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm • Organized By U.S. Small Business Administration St. Louis District Office
1112 E. Cherry, Troy, MO 63379


Brought to you by the St. Louis District SBA Office in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Agency

Please join us at our “ Rural Strong - Powering the American Dream” comprehensive workshop designed to help promote economic growth in your community.

These workshops are designed to inform entrepreneurs, small business owners and stakeholders - including government and community organizations - about all of the federal services and programs, including lending products and resources powered by the SBA, that are available in your area from the SBA and USDA’s Rural Development Agency. Region 7 Regional Administrator Tom Salisbury will attend as his schedule allows. Learn about new SBA rural loan fee reductions and other SBA incentives. Presentations also by the Small Business Development Center, the Procurement Technical Assistance Center, and Cuivre River Electric Cooperative on specific programs available in the region. Power Up your community!

Pre-registration requested but not required. All SBA programs and services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.

Contact: (314) 539-6613 or (314) 539-6614

The SBA and USDA have partnered to host roundtables and trainings in rural America to help start, grow and expand small businesses, work together to improve investment opportunities in rural areas, improve innovation for rural technical assistance providers and provide tools for rural businesses to export products around the world.

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Cuivre River Electric Cooperative
1112 E. Cherry
Troy, MO 63379
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