FTC Hosts Forum To Help Small Businesses Recover In Wake of Terrorists Attacks

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EVENT: Small Business Recovery Forum – Government Agencies, Trade Associations and Business Organizations Announce Public Forum to Provide Information to Affected Small Businesses.

Seedco – Becky Coach, Deputy Loan Fund Manager
U.S. Small Business Administration - Cynthia Steed, Public Information Officer
Association of Bar of City of New York - Akira Arroyo, Director, Small Business Initiative
Empire State Development Corporation - David Catalfamo, Senior Deputy Commissioner and Senior Vice President
Alliance for Downtown New York - Sharon Greenberger, Vice President, Economic Development
NYC Department of Business Services (CBAP) (ERU) – Bernadette Nation,  Director, City Business Assistance Program/ERU
NYC Economic Development Corporation – Speaker


Wednesday, November 14, 2001


5:00 to 7:00 p.m.


Auditorium, Old U.S. Custom House
(now Smithsonian American Indian Museum)
1 Bowling Green, Basement level
New York, NY (MTA: 4/5 to Bowling Green; N/R to Whitehall)

For more details/directions: http://www.ftc.gov/ro/briefingflyer.htm

NEW YORK, NY: In the aftermath of the September 11th World Trade Center attacks, the Better Business Bureau Serving Metropolitan New York, the Federal Trade Commission’s Northeast Region, Crain’s New York Business, the Alliance for Downtown New York, the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce and the New York State Restaurant Association are sponsoring a public forum on Wednesday evening, November 14, 2001 to answer questions and provide information about financial assistance to downtown New York City small businesses affected by the attacks. The forum will feature business organizations, downtown trade associations, and city, state and federal officials who will present facts and information about available disaster relief resources to the downtown small business community. This event will also be interactive and give small business owners a chance to have their concerns directly addressed.

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