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WASHINGTON – Nearly 250 entrepreneurs will graduate from SBA’s 2010 “Emerging 200” (e200) initiative in local ceremonies across the U.S. this month. This week’s ceremonies coincide with Global Entrepreneurship Week and recognition from the President for the small business owners and entrepreneurs who are creating new jobs, strengthening their communities and driving America’s economic recovery.

WASHINGTON – Ninety-two nonprofit organizations from around the country received $8 million in grants from the U.S. Small Business Administration to help low-income and very low-income entrepreneurs with training and technical assistance to start, operate and grow their businesses. The grants, delivered under the Program for Investment in Microentrepreneurs (PRIME), also will provide capacity-building services to microenterprise development entities to strengthen the quality of their programs.

WASHINGTON – Eight new Veterans Business Outreach Centers (VBOCs) funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration will join seven existing SBA centers to provide entrepreneurial development services to eligible military veterans and reservists who own or start small businesses. SBA is providing a total of $2.5 million in grants to the centers, continuing funding to the existing centers, and new funding for the new centers.

Friday February 5,  2-4 p.m.

Webster University East Academic Building
545 Garden Avenue, Room 102
St. Louis, MO 63119

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