Friday, June 11, 2010

Fairs, seminars to help businesses with flood recovery

Several organizations are hosting recovery fairs and seminars next week for businesses affected by the early May floods.
Nashville Mayor Karl Dean's business response team and the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce will host two fairs Tuesday and Wednesday including federal, state and local organizations such as Metro Codes, the Small Business Administration and the offices of congressional representatives.

The fairs are 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Hickory Hollow Mall (Suite 2151), on the upper level of the mall next to EyeMasters; and on Wednesday at the same time period in the Crown Ballroom of the Millennium Maxwell House Hotel at 2025 Rosa Parks Blvd.

Separately, Regions Bank and the Tennessee Small Business Development Center will stage their own business recovery seminar from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday in the auditorium of Tennessee State University's Avon Williams Campus at 330 10th Ave. N. downtown.

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A panel includes representatives from Regions Bank, Kraft CPAs, the Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis law firm and Pathway Lending, a small business lender.

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