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MONDAY: Obama Cabinet Member to visit Ste. Genevieve, Mo., as part of Main Street Road Tour

Advisory Date: 
Friday, July 1, 2016
Advisory Number: 
MA16-37
SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet to provide remarks for Ste. Genevieve’s Independence Day Celebration

WASHINGTON Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration will visit Ste. Genevieve, Mo., on July 4th to kick-off the first day of her five-day Delta Region Main Street Road Tour which will take her to five states and 11 cities.  She will finish up in New Orleans on Friday, July 8.

While in Ste. Genevieve she will receive a walking tour of the city followed up by remarks on the importance of entrepreneurship on Main Street America at the city Independence Day celebration.  She will then have lunch with the Chamber of Commerce Director, city officials and business representatives.  Contreras-Sweet will finish the day with a tour of the proposed Ste. Genevieve National Park site and the impact of such a park on area small businesses and community development.

WHAT:

SBA Administrator visit to Ste. Genevieve, Mo.  

WHEN:   July 4, 2016 (10 a.m. – 1 p.m.)
WHERE:  

 Welcome Center (66 S. Main St.), Ste. Genevieve, Mo.

10- 11:45 a.m.

  • Walking Tour of Ste. Genevieve with City Director of Tourism and Economic Development and meet with many small businesses along the route.

Town Square, Ste. Genevieve, Mo.

Noon

  • Remarks at Ste. Genevieve’s Independence Day Celebration.

 

 

MEDIA RSVP: 

June Teasley, june.teasley@sba.gov, (816) 206-0409

Monday, July 4 by 9 a.m.

About the U.S. Small Business Administration

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was created in 1953 and since January 13, 2012 has served as a Cabinet-level agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation.  The SBA helps Americans start, build and grow businesses.  Through an extensive network of field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations, the SBA delivers its services to people throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Guam. www.sba.gov