DETROIT, Aug. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Maria Contreras-Sweet, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and member of President Obama's Cabinet, will join U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow to highlight SBA resources for Hispanic-owned small businesses and entrepreneurs in the Michigan area.
Contreras-Sweet and Senator Stabenow will host three small business roundtables focused on access to capital for Hispanic-American entrepreneurs in Detroit, Lansing, and Grand Rapids.
WHO: SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet
U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow
WHAT: Media availability before and after roundtables
WHEN: Tuesday, August 9, 2016
WHERE: 9 – 10 a.m. Small Business Roundtable at Vision IT
3031 W. Grand Blvd.
12:30 – 2 p.m. Small Business Roundtable at Lansing Economic Area Partnership
1001 S. Washington Ave.
3 – 4 p.m. Small Business Roundtable at Linc Gallery
341 Hall St.
Grand Rapids, MI
RSVP to Sophia Kim at Sophia.Kim@sba.gov or phone: (202) 427-7841
About the 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
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SOURCE U.S. Small Business Administration