WHAT: SBA Administrator visit to Memphis, Tenn.; Helena, Ark., and Clarksdale, Miss.
WHEN: July 6, 2016 (10:15a.m. – 5 p.m.)
WHERE: Memphis, Tennessee
10:15-10:45 a.m. (Handy Park - 200 Beale Street, Memphis, Tenn.)
- Walking tour of Beale St. with Mayor Jim Strickland and local officials
11:45 a.m. (1251 Wesley Dr., Memphis, Tenn.)
- Visit Carpenter Primary Healthcare (2016 SBA Tenn. Minority business of the Year)
WHERE: Helena, Ark.
1:30 – 2:15 p.m. (Parking and gathering at York and Walnut)
- Cherry St. walking tour with Mayor Jay Hollowell and local officials. Visit several local small businesses.
WHERE: Clarksdale, Miss.
4:05 – 4:30 p.m. (Starting point - Cat Head Delta Blues and Folk Art, Inc - 252 Delta Ave., Clarksdale, Miss.)
- Small business walking tour of Clarksdale with Mayor Bill Luckett.
4:30 - 5 p.m. (1 Blues Alley, Clarksdale, Miss)
MEDIA RSVP: Sophia Kim, email@example.com, (202) 427-7841
Wednesday, July 6 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: MA16-39 (Revised)
Internet Address: www.sba.gov/news
Follow us on Twitter, Facebook & Blogs
Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110909/DC65875LOGO
To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/update-for-wednesday-obama-cabinet-member-to-visit-memphis-tenn-helena-ark-and-clarksdale-miss-as-part-of-main-street-road-tour-300294189.html
SOURCE U.S. Small Business Administration