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Meet the Lenders at MCC Venice

(Bradenton, Fla., Jan. 31, 2007) - Small business owners can learn about available financing and new tax laws in a Meet the Lenders and More! Conference from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 20, in the Selby Room, building 800, at Manatee Community College (MCC) Venice, 8000 S. Tamiami Trail. MCC's Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is hosting the conference and Wachovia Bank and the Venice Area Chamber of Commerce are the sponsors.

Area bankers will discuss the impacts of new tax laws, maximum tax deductions, the affordability of 401K plans for employees and more. Business owners can find out what bankers look for when reviewing loan applications and increase their chances of getting a loan. One-on-one discussions will be held. The fee is $30. Discounts are available for two or more attendees from the same business.

The SBDC serves as a hub for specialized education and information services for new and existing businesses in Sarasota and Manatee counties.  Services include confidential, free one-on-one counseling for individuals who may want to start a business and small businesses that face unique business challenges. 

For more information or to register, call Gerry Martin at (941) 408-1412.

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