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Information on the Small Business Administration’s 7a and 504 loan programs, and recent SBA loan program changes are among topics of this week’s free webinar presented by the Small Business Development Center at CSU Bakersfield.
Host and SBDC director, Kelly Bearden is joined by Keith Brice, President & CEO of Mid State Development Corp. Brice provides details on the SBA’s 504 loan program, and new SBA loan changes including E-Tran updates.
Kelly is also joined by Dr. Mark Novak, CSUB Dean of the Division Extended Education and Global Outreach. Novak provides an update on the Bakersfield Food Service Management Training Program that launched in September. Successful completion of the online training allows a business to apply for a $5,000 or $10,000 grant through the Bakersfield Entrepreneurship Grant Program.
Jon Urbano, business development manager for Alta One Credit Union also joins Kelly. Urbano discusses the many types of SBA 7a loans for small businesses.
The webinar begins with information on available capital resources programs, and weather-related disaster assistance for businesses from local, state, and federal governments.
This marks the 295th episode of the weekly “Webinar Wednesday” business series that provides news and information helpful to employers and business owners.
The CSU Bakersfield SBDC provides free one-on-one consulting to help small business owners.
New and existing businesses can go to www.csubsbdc.com for more information or to sign up for assistance.