SBA, Timber Products of Iron Mountain Press Conference Will Highlight SBA Assistance PR Newswire May 3 DETROIT – The U.S. Small Business Administration's Michigan District Office and Timber Products of Iron Mountain, Inc. will host an SBA press conference on May 7, 2013 at 611 Industrial Drive, Iron Mountain, 49801 to highlight how small businesses are taking advantage of SBA programs. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110909/DC65875LOGO) The company received an SBA guaranteed loan of $1,050,000 from the State Bank of Florence to purchase new equipment and grow the company. The acquisition will allow this 100% woman owned business to retain 26 full time and 3 part time employees and create significant economic impact in the region. Michigan Small Business and Technology Development Center Senior Business Consultant Jim Beauchamp provided substantial management assistance to Candy Lauk, President and Owner, with whom she credits in saving the business during the recession. The SBTDC is an SBA funded program. The press conference is part of the "Countdown to 83 – Helping Small Business Succeed…One County at a Time" campaign undertaken by the SBA's Michigan District Office. SBA District Director Gerald Moore has visited 73 counties since his appointment in 2011. His visit to Dickinson County marks the start of the campaign and is the 74^th county on his tour of the state. WHO: oGerald Moore, SBA Michigan District Director oJoel Schultz, Regional Director, MI Small Business & Technology Development Center, MI Works! oJim Beauchamp, Senior Business Consultant, Small Business & Technology Development Center oClyde Nelson, Senior Vice President & Chief Lending Officer, State Bank of Florence oCandy Lauk, President & Owner, Timber Products WHAT:An SBA Success Story Press Conference will highlight how small businesses are benefitting from the SBA and its partner programs. Join us and learn how the SBA is helping companies like Timber Products Inc. get the financing and business consulting they need to retain jobs and contribute to the local economy. WHEN: Tuesday, May 7, 2013, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. CDT/2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EDT WHERE: Timber Products of Iron Mountain, Inc., 611 Industrial Drive, Iron Mountain 49801 NOTE: SBA Michigan District Director Gerald Moore will be available for media interviews from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. CDT. Please RSVP to Catherine.firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. Release No: 2537 Media Contact: Catherine Gase (313) 226-6075 x.223 firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com 313.226.6075 x.234 /PRNewswire-USNewswire -- May 3, 2013/ SOURCE U.S. Small Business Administration Website: http://www.sba.gov
SBA, Timber Products of Iron Mountain Press Conference Will Highlight SBA Assistance
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