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Chamber Business For Breakfast Series Designed To Strengthen St. Croix Businesses

The St. Croix Chamber kicks off its new Business for Breakfast Series to inform and strengthen area business. Guests from the SBA, EDC, USDA and SBDC join the first breakfast entitled, "Financing Opportunities Available to St. Croix Businesses."

Business for Breakfast Series
PRLog - July 16, 2012 - ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands, U.S. -- Contact:      
Vicki Bandola


The Chamber of Commerce invites members and non-members to a new breakfast series designed to strengthen and inform St. Croix’s private business community.

The first Business for Breakfast event begins at 7:30 am, Thursday, July 19, at The Palms at Pelican Cove. The topic is Financing Opportunities Available to St. Croix Businesses through SBA, EDC, USDA. The event includes continental breakfast and costs $10 for members or $15 for non-members. The Chamber requests RSVPs by July 18.

“This is a great opportunity to learn more about funding resources available for small and mid-sized businesses,” said Chamber President Stuart Logan. “Some of the programs available to St. Croix businesses include micro-loans and options for people who may not fit the traditional commercial bank lending profile. So everyone stands to benefit by learning about what is out there.”

Speakers/Special Guests:
•   Abraham Edwards, State Small Business Credit Initiative Specialist, VIEDA
•   Dianne P. Duinkerk, Director of Lending, VIEDA
•   Monique Samuel, Loan Officer, VIEDA
•   Carl C. Christensen, Virgin islands SBA Senior Area Manager
•   Karen Jones, SBDC Regional Director

Guests may register online at stxchamber.org or RSVP to Vicki Bandola at 340.514.2535 or vbandola@marshallsterling.vi. Visit: http://www.stxchamber.org/st-croix-chamber-news-events?mo... for details.

Each Business for Breakfast session covers a new topic; each packed with tips for businesses. Future topics include:
•   Internet Marketing and Social Media Strategies To Grow Your Business
•   Return on Investments for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
•   Expansion Tools for New and Existing Businesses
•   WAPA Update: Alternative Solutions Underway
•   Crime Reduction Initiatives and Results

For more information or to schedule an interview, please contact Vicky Bandola 340-514-2535 or vbandola@marshallsterling.vi.

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Source:St. Croix Chamber of Commerce
Location:St. Croix - US Virgin Islands - Virgin Islands, U.S.
Industry:Business, Event
Tags:business news, st croix, small business loans, virgin islands economic news
Last Updated:Jul 16, 2012
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