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SBA Participates in Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce Veteran’s Workshop

Veterans, their families invited to Nov. 9 National Small Veterans Business Week event to learn about starting and growing veteran-owned small businesses
Release Date: 
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Release Number: 
Jennifer Tilden (610) 382-3083 |

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. – During National Veterans Small Business Week, specialists in lending and government contracting from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Eastern Pennsylvania District Office speak at the Veteran’s workshop hosted by the Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce in Doylestown, Pa. SBA will be joined by the  county of Bucks. Veteran business owners and entrepreneurs attending the event will access resources and learn ways to make their businesses grow and prosper.  

WHO: Active Duty, Guard, Reservists, and their families considering starting, or already own, a veteran-owned small business

WHAT: Business resources to help start and grow a business; doing business with the county of Bucks; doing business with the federal government, and business certifications. 

WHERE: Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce, Suite 23, 252 W. Swamp Road, Doylestown, PA 18901

WHEN:  Nov. 9,  2017 from 9 a.m. to Noon (Chamber doors open at 8:45 a.m. for registration)

REGISTRATION:  Free to attend, Pre-registration is requested at Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce Event Registration at or call the Chamber at 215-348-3913

SPEAKERS: Shannon Degiglio, Veteran Business Development Officer, SBA; Jennifer Tilden, J.D.; Supervisory Business Opportunity Specialist, SBA; Maureen McIlvaine, Purchasing Director, County of Bucks

The U.S. Small Business Administration is an independent federal agency of the U.S. government whose mission is to help small businesses start, grow and succeed through loan guarantees, contracts, counseling sessions and other forms of assistance to small businesses. SBA also helps people recover from disasters and rebuild their lives by providing affordable, timely and accessible financial assistance to homeowners, renters and businesses.