Join SBA, North Kingstown Chamber and Elected RI Leadership to Support “Small Business Saturday” with a Walking Tour of Small Businesses in Historic Wickford Village

Advisory Date: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Advisory Number: 
RI18-12
Contact: 
Ryan Brissette, 401-528-4630

Media Advisory

RHODE ISLAND DISTRICT OFFICE

Release Date:  November 15, 2017

       Contact:  Ryan P. Brissette (401) 528-4630

Release Number: RI18-12

 

       Internet Address: www.sba.gov/ri

      

 

Join SBA, North Kingstown Chamber and Elected RI Leadership to Support “Small Business Saturday” with a Walking Tour of Small Businesses in Historic Wickford Village

 

WHO:       

Honorable Jack Reed, U.S. Senator
Honorable Sheldon Whitehouse, U.S. Senator
Honorable Jim Langevin, U.S. Congressman
Honorable Daniel J. McKee, Lieutenant Governor of Rhode Island
Mark S. Hayward, SBA Regional Administrator (A) & Rhode Island District Director
Kristin Urbach, Executive Director of the North Kingstown Chamber of Commerce

           

WHAT:      

The U.S. Small Business Administration, North Kingstown Chamber of Commerce, and Rhode Island elected leadership are showing their support for the small business community by highlighting entrepreneurial excellence and encouraging the public to “Shop & Dine Small” in preparation of “Small Business Saturday”. To help spread awareness there will be a press conference at The Tavern by the Sea Restaurant which will be followed by a walking tour of small businesses in Historic Wickford Village in North Kingstown. The tour will visit and highlight businesses and their respective owners including Wickford Gourmet Factory Outlet, Green Ink, Green River Silver Company, Mermaid’s Purl, and JW Graham.

 

WHEN:       Monday, November 20, 2016 - 10:30am 

 

WHERE:     The Tavern by the Sea

16 West Main Street
North Kingstown, RI 02852              

 

PRESS INVITED TO ATTEND
 

Press please confirm attendance by contacting Ryan Brissette at ryan.brissette@sba.gov, 401-528-4630