SBDC at SCF to Host 2012 Finance Fair

(Bradenton, Fla., September 27, 2012) — The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at State College of Florida will host the 2012 Finance Fair from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 11, at SCF Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Pkwy. E., Sarasota.

Sponsored by Wells Fargo Bank and SBDC at SCF, the tradeshow event connects lending institutions with small business owners who need commercial loans and other business related services.

“The event is an opportunity for a business owner to ‘shop the banks’ all in one place,” said Carolyn Griffin, director of SBDC at SCF. “They can get information about different lenders to determine the lender that has the best option for them.”

Participating lenders include: PNC Bank, BankUnited, Achieva Credit Union, Small Business Administration, Gulf Coast Business Finance and Wells Fargo Bank. Representatives from FRANNET will be available to help match entrepreneurs with a franchise.

The event is free for participants, but pre-registration is encouraged. Lunch will be served.

For more information, please call Linda Baxter from the SBDC at SCF at 941-408-1412 or email

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