SBA Wilkes-Barre Branch Office Opens with Great Fanfare
Small Business Tour, Office Reception, and Ribbon Cutting to Spotlight Agency’s New NEPA Office
PHILADELPHIA, PA – The U.S. Small Business Administration officially opens its new Wilkes-Barre Branch Office on August 23, 2012, with a small business tour, office reception, and ribbon cutting ceremony, the agency announced today. These events are open to the media.
The location of the U.S. SBA’s new Wilkes-Barre Branch Office in Northeastern Pennsylvania makes agency programs and services more accessible to the northern tier of Pennsylvania and better connects the agency with the lending and small business communities that it serves.
Dave Dickson, SBA Philadelphia District Director
Robert Maximowicz, SBA Wilkes-Barre Branch Office Manager
Pennsylvania State Senator John Blake
Pennsylvania State Senator John Yudichak
Susan Herland, Owner, My Mother’s Delicacies
Sean Kelly, Owner, Wilkes-Barre Sonic
Jody McGrail, Owner, Wilkes-Barre Sonic
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Tour and media availability.
U.S. SBA Wilkes-Barre Branch Office
Reception, ribbon cutting ceremony and media availability.
Against the bustling backdrop of Sonic’s lunchtime crowd, business owners Sean Kelly and Jody McGrail will guide a walk-through tour of their restaurant kitchen and discuss how SBA-funded SBDC assistance and SBA-backed funding has allowed them to create hundreds of high-quality jobs in their Scranton-Wilkes-Barre hometown.
For one-on-one interviews, contact Jennifer Pilcher (Jennifer.firstname.lastname@example.org).
The SBA’s Wilkes-Barre Branch office serves the following 14 Pennsylvania counties: Pike, Wayne, Susquehanna, Lackawanna, Wyoming, Luzerne, Columbia, Montour, Sullivan, Bradford, Tioga, Lycoming, Wyoming, Luzerne, Columbia, Montour, Sullivan, Bradford, Tioga, Lycoming, Clinton, and Potter.