Saturday, February 6, 2010

SBA Holding Workshop on Micro-Loans At the District Office in Peachtree Center

A free workshop on how to obtain an SBA-back Micro-Loan will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on March 4th at the agency’s Georgia District Office in Peachtree Center. The SBA District Office is located downtown at 233 Peachtree Street, Suite 1900-Harris Tower, Atlanta, GA 30303.
The two-hour workshop will provide information about who are the local micro-lenders and what are their eligibility requirements for obtaining a small business loan ranging from $500 to $50,000. Other general information will be provided on all types of SBA guaranteed loans and proposals to increase their dollar amount and expanded use.

Presenters will include staff from the Women’s Economic Development Agency (WEDA); the DeKalb Enterprise Business Corporation; Georgia State University Small Business Development Center (SBDC); the Atlanta Micro-Loan Fund; and the SBA Georgia District Office.

Pre-registration is required for the workshop. To register online, go to and cursor down to Spotlight-Public Training and Seminars-Register Now! Select seminar date from the drop down list. Complete relevant information and click “Register.” A registration form can be faxed to 404/331-0101, Attention: Dorothy Fletcher.

SBA’s participation in this workshop is not an endorsement of the views, opinions, products or services of any person or entity. All SBA programs, services and cosponsored activities 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. Please contact Dorothy Fletcher at 404-331-0100, ext. 305 or via email at

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