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MEET THE LENDERS ROUNDTABLE Bring your business plan summary and review it with local bankers

(Mullica Hill, NJ) - The Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced that a Meet The Lenders Roundtable has been scheduled for new and existing businesses.  The program is presented by the US Small Business Administration, in cooperation with the Gloucester County Library, NJ Small Business Development Center - Rutgers
University Camden, SCORE: Counselors to America's Small Business, and Gloucester County's Department of Economic Development.

"Whether just starting out or expanding an existing business, this program is a great forum for entrepreneurs to meet with commercial loan officers from local banks to discuss their financing needs," said Freeholder Director Stephen M. Sweeney.  "Representatives from several local banks will be in attendance and people can meet face to face with the lenders, have their business plans reviewed and find out how they can increase their changes of getting their loans approved," said Sweeney.  

In addition, representatives from the SBA, Rutgers Small Business Development Center, Gloucester County Department of Economic Development and other organizations will be on hand to explain the free services available to assist you in getting your business up and running.

Freeholder Joseph A. Brigandi, Liaison to Economic Development, said "It's a rare opportunity to get advice from these experts in financing and we are offering it right here for free.  I encourage our entrepreneurs and business owners to take advantage of this program and find out how they can improve their business plans and financial outlook - there are going to be many resources in one room."

WHEN: Tuesday, November 1, 2005, 9:30 am - 12 noon

WHERE: Mullica Hill branch of the Gloucester County Library System Route 45 &
Wolfert Station Road Mullica Hill, NJ 

If you have not yet written your business plan summary, you can obtain a form at the Mullica Hill branch of the Gloucester County Library, or by email to, or

Advance registration is appreciated, but walk-ins will be accepted.  To register call Nancy Polhamus at 856-223-6025.