Later that afternoon Contreras-Sweet will tour Main Street Vicksburg with Mayor George Flaggs and visit many small businesses. She will then give remarks at a Vicksburg City Hall press conference.
WHAT: SBA Administrator visit to Jackson and Vicksburg, Mississippi.
WHEN: July 7, 2016 (9:30 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.)
WHERE: Jackson, Miss.
9:45 – 10:15 a.m. (141 E. Capitol St – Jackson, Miss.)
- Elite Restaurant for Breakfast
10:30 – 11:15 a.m. (126 E. Amite St., Jackson, Miss.)
- Main Street Roundtable at IMS Engineers
11:30 a.m. – Noon (422 S. Farish St., Jackson, Miss.)
- Visit and tour of Cathead Distillery
12:15 – 1 p.m. (McDade's Market – 653 Duling Ave., Jackson, Miss.)
Walking tour and small business visits in Fondren neighborhood
WHERE: Vicksburg, Miss.
2- 3:30 p.m. (Washington St.)
- Tour Main Street Vicksburg and visit small businesses with Mayor George Flaggs
4 – 4:45 p.m. (City Hall – 1401 Walnut St., Vicksburg, Miss 39180)
- Remarks – Vicksburg City Hall Press Conference
MEDIA RSVP: Sophia Kim, firstname.lastname@example.org, (202) 427-7841
Thursday, July 7 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: MA16-40
Internet Address: www.sba.gov/news
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SOURCE U.S. Small Business Administration