For Immediate Release - Southwest Tennessee Community College

Date: February 17, 2011

Southwest TSBDC to Sponsor Borrego Springs Bank Loan Expo to Assist Emerging Start-up Businesses

Southwest Tennessee Community College's Tennessee Small Business Development Center (TSBDC) has teamed up with Borrego Springs Bank, N.A., the primary lender for small business in Tennessee, to conduct a free Loan Expo on the Small Business Administration (SBA) Community Expressand Patriot Express Loan Programs on February 24, 6-8 p.m., and February 25, 10 a.m.-noon at the TSBDC Renaissance Business Center, 555 Beale Street.

Borrego Springs Bank, N.A., offers working capital term loans from $5,000 to $50,000 for both start-up and existing small businesses. Local business owners considering starting a new business venture, or needing additional working capital for an existing one, may well find that attending the presentation will help them find the needed capital. Borrego Springs Bank, N.A., is a proven nationwide lender under the SBA's Preferred Lender Program,

To register for the workshop, visit www.tsbdc.org or call Yolanda Handy at (901) 333-5085.

Refreshments will be served.

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For more information contact: Pat O'Brien, (901) 333-4021, pobrien@southwest.tn.edu,
Farris Bldg., Room 1002, 5983 Macon Cove, Memphis, TN 38134