Congressman Eric Cantor (VA-07) & the U.S. Small Business Administration are presenting a workshop to help small businesses. How to gain access to less expensive loans is on the workshop agenda:

Helping Virginia Small Businesses Survive the Economic Downturn

This workshop will provide information to Virginia small businesses about:

  • Less expensive and more accessible small business loans.
  • Recent changes to tax rules affecting small businesses.
  • Counseling and Training resources through SBA resource partners
  • Recession-proofing your credit

When: April 29, 2009
Time: 10:00 a.m. to Noon
4201 Dominion Boulevard
Richmond, VA

To Register, call Ford Scott at (804) 771-2400, Ext. 153 or email:

The U.S. Small Business Administration and its nationwide network of partners help millions of potential and current small business owners start, grow and succeed. Resources and programs targeting small businesses provide an advantage necessary to help small businesses effectively compete in the marketplace and strengthen the overall U.S. economy. SBA offers help in the following areas:

  • Starting a Business
  • Financing a Business
  • Growing a Business
  • Opportunities in Contracting
  • Recovering From Disaster
  • A Voice for Small Business in Government

Additional information as well as business news and training for entrepreneurs is available online at or visit the Richmond, VA District office at:
400 N. 8th Street, Suite 1150, Richmond, VA 23219,
Phone: (804) 771-2400, Website: 

Also, SCORE offers free advice to small business owners and entrepreneurs.
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