Rural Strong: Powering Rural Small Businesses

  • Oct. 16, 2019
  • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Stockton Branch of the Cedar County Library
    717 East Street
    Stockton, MO 65785-8641 directions to this event


This event is designed to inform entrepreneurs, small business owners and community
organizations about the federal lending programs and resources powered by the SBA, USDA, and Missouri SBDC.

Business and Industry Guaranteed Loan Program
Rural Energy for America Program
Makeesha Munro, Business Program Specialist
Rural Development, United States Department of Agriculture

Loan Programs
Credit Building
Lisa Zimmerman, Lender Relations Specialist, Springfield Missouri Branch Office
U.S. Small Business Administration

Missouri Department of Economic Development
Export Opportunities for Missouri Companies
Krista Hinrichs, Trade Manager-Asia
Missouri International Trade and Investment Office

America’s SBDC Missouri
Kenneth Surbrugg, Consultant
Missouri SBDC at Missouri Southern State University

To register, contact the Stockton Area Chamber of Commerce at 417-276-5213 or by email at by the deadline. Since this is part of Stockton Area Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon, lunch will be available at $10 per person.

Cost: Free (Lunch available for $10)

Contact: Patrick Davis,, 417-276-3313



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