Opportunities for Your Small Business

SBA Kentucky District Office - February 2019

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SBA Celebrates African-American History Month

This month, the SBA is highlighting the valuable contributions African-American small business owners make to our economy and communities. Follow the SBA Instagram Account for inspirational stories of small business owners. Here are some Kentucky success stories.

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SBA Accepting Applications for Emerging Leaders

Free Info Session: Thu. 03-07-2019 | 5:30-7:30 pm. Discuss expectations | Outcomes | Testimonies from graduates. RSVP: sharron.johnson@sba.gov

Deadline: Register online here by March 15, 2019. More details here.

Questions: Sharron Johnson | Emerging Leaders Program Manager | SBA Kentucky District Office: sharron.johnson@sba.gov | (502) 582-5971 X 243

State of the Southeast for Small Business

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By Ashley D. Bell, Regional Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration

Millions of Americans listened to the State of the Union Address last week. Entrepreneurs feel encouraged about momentum and opportunity for American small businesses. The SBA is helping to power the American dream of entrepreneurship in new and innovative ways. >>Read more.

Interested in government contracting opportunities?

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Attend one of the free HUBZone training events in  Kentucky. Learn the benefits and opportunities available to HUBZone certified businesses. Details at www.sba.gov/ky under Small Business Events.

Check out the Business Builder Workshops offered by the Women's Business Center of KY or seminars, workshops and webinars offered by the Kentucky SBDC and SCORE. Details at www.sba.gov/ky

More small business seminars and workshops here.


Follow us on Twitter to keep up with the latest hot topics, events, resources & news to help your small business. 


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SBA now offers customized local emails for small businesses. To receive info about SBA related events in your area, take a moment to input your zip code at www.sba.gov/updates.

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Confused about the changes to tax laws for your small business? Worried about being a victim of tax fraud? Want to know the latest news from the IRS? Click here for more information.