Finance Your Small Business

The Wayne Business and Industry Center will offer the free seminar “How to Get Financing for Your Small Business” 1-4 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 17, in Room 101 of the Walnut Building on Wayne Community College’s main campus in Goldsboro.

Presenter Don Spry, a representative of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), will discuss the current lending environment and issues shaping bank’s lending practices. He will also outline the information required to successfully obtain a commercial credit loan and approach lenders regarding an SBA loan guaranty.

Topics also include the steps to obtain and review personal and professional credit, the business plan, cash flow, business accounting, collateral requirements, commercial loan processes, and the many small business lending programs available with the SBA.

To pre-register, go to www.ncsbc.net, click on “Contact your Local SBC,” select “Wayne

County,” choose an event, and click “Register.” You also may call (919) 739-6940. Participants are asked to complete and bring to the seminar the registration form found under the “Small Business Center” heading at www.wayneworksnc.com.

The Wayne Business and Industry Center at Wayne Community College offers “on time” and “on target” training, counseling, education, and technical services to business and industry in Wayne County. WBIC involves all levels of business and professional organizations in the local community through four main avenues: the WORKS Initiative, Small Business Center, Military Business Center, and Customized Training Program.

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