24 April 2006
Small Business Loan Clinic
$5,000 to $50,000 SBA Loans
No Collateral Required
The Small Business Administration in conjunction with the Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce, Jacksonville State University Small
Business Development Center, Jacksonville State Center for Economic Development, and the Alabama Small Business Institute for Commerce
are hosting a loan clinic at the Chamber Of Commerce Office located at 1330 Quintard Avenue, Anniston on Tuesday, May 2, 2006. Start-up
and existing business owners will be able to apply for SBA loans.
A group presentation of the SBA loan programs will be given at 1:00 p.m. The presentation will be repeated at 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Using the Community Express program, start-up and existing business applicants can apply for unsecured loans up to $50,000. This program
requires the clients to receive business counseling from a technical assistance provider (TAP) before approved loans are disbursed. The
workshop and counseling are free. The Jacksonville State University Small Business Development Center will have representatives available
for counseling and to assist with the application process.
For more information concerning the loan clinic, contact the Calhoun County
Chamber of Commerce at (256) 237-3536 or the Jacksonville State University Small Business Development Center at (256) 782-5271.
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