After her visit to St. Francisville, Contreras-Sweet will depart on the final leg of her five-day bus Main Street Road Tour, for New Orleans, to arrive that afternoon where she will meet with city officials to tour parts of the city and meet with small businesses.
WHAT: SBA Administrator visit to St. Francisville and New Orleans, Louisiana
WHEN: July 8, 2016 (9:15 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
WHERE: St. Francisville, La.
9:15 – 9:30 a.m. (5695 Commerce St., St. Francisville, La.)
- Meet with Mayor D'Aquilla and local officials at Birdman Coffee Shop.
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. (Starting point – Magnolia Café, 5689 Commerce St, St. Francisville, La.)
- Walking tour and small business visits with Mayor D'Aquilla.
WHERE: New Orleans, La.
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. (High Hat Cafe - 4500 Freret St., New Orleans, La.)
- Small Business Walking Tour of Freret Street with city officials.
3-4 p.m. (Roux Carre - 2000 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans, La.)
- Small Business Walking Tour of Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. with city officials.
MEDIA RSVP: Sophia Kim, email@example.com, (202) 427-7841
Friday, July 8 by 8 a.m.
To learn more about the Main Street Road Tour visit -- https://www.sba.gov/mainstreet?hb
About the U.S. Small Business Administration
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was created in 1953 and since January 13, 2012 has served as a Cabinet-level agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation. The SBA helps Americans start, build and grow businesses. Through an extensive network of field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations, the SBA delivers its services to people throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Guam. www.sba.gov
Contact: Terry Sutherland, (202) 205-6919
Release Number: MA16-41
Internet Address: www.sba.gov/news
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SOURCE U.S. Small Business Administration