LITTLE ROCK – The U.S. Small Business Administration Arkansas District Office (SBA), the Arkansas Small Business & Technology Development Center (ASBTDC), and the SCORE Business Counselors, will team up November 9 to host the Arkansas Salute to Veterans Mentor Day. The event is targeted to veterans and military personnel who are interested in small business ownership.
According to the most recent U.S. Census Data, veteran-owned firms represent 9% of all U.S. firms. These 2.45 million veteran-owned businesses employed over 5.8 million individuals. Transitioning service members are natural entrepreneurs, possessing the training, experience, and leadership skills to start businesses and create jobs.
WHO: U.S. Small Business Administration – Arkansas District Office
Arkansas Small Business & Technology Development Center
SCORE Business Counselors
SBA Microlender ACCION
WHAT: Representatives from SBA, SCORE, the ASBTDC, and SBA Microlender
ACCION will be available to answer questions about small business
WHEN: Friday, November 9, 2012
10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
WHERE: SBA Arkansas District Office
2120 Riverfront Drive, Suite 250
Little Rock, Arkansas 72202
RSVP: Carol Silverstrom
(501) 324-7379, x227