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April 26, 2022 | Tom Ballard

SBA plans local stops in neighboring cities as part of upcoming “National Small Business Week”

As part of its “National Small Business Week” that starts May 2, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will be making a number of stops in nearby states in conjunction with its newly announced “Building a Better America Through Entrepreneurship” tour.

SBA Administrator Guzman will visit nine cities across the country and, in collaboration with the SBA’s local offices, join elected officials to celebrate America’s 32.5 million small businesses that have played an integral role in powering our nation’s historically strong economic comeback. She is also expected to promote the “American Rescue Plan’s” $100 million “Community Navigators Program,” a critical initiative to help small businesses and start-ups in historically underserved, disadvantaged communities

No details about times have been released. The Southern and Atlantic Coast cities scheduled for a stop include:

  • May 4 – Atlanta and Augusta, GA, and Columbia,SC;
  • May 5 – Richburg, SC, and Charlotte, NC; and
  • May 6 – Raleigh, NC, and Norfolk, VA.

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