1st Source to Host Free Business Workshop for Veterans
PORTAGE, IN - 1st Source Bank has teamed up with local business development organizations to present “Business Over Breakfast,” a free workshop to help veterans who either own or want to start their own business. The event will take place from 8:30 to 10: 30 a.m. Thursday, March 20, at the Portage University Center located at 6260 Central Avenue.
Representatives from Partners in Contracting Corporation, a procurement technical assistance center, and the Northwest Indiana Small Business Development Center will join 1st Source small business experts to provide information about developing a business plan, opportunities for government contracting and financing options for business start-up or expansion.
1st Source, a leader in small business lending, is hosting the workshop as a participant in the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Veteran Pledge Initiative, a nationwide effort to increase lending to veteran-owned companies and veterans interested in starting a business. In 2013, 1st Source received the SBA’s Indiana Community Lender Award as well as the Great Lakes Diversity Lender of the Year award.
Seating for the workshop is limited. Reservations will be accepted through March 18 by calling Jesús Cervera at (219) 762-2165, or by email at CerveraJ@1stsource.com.
1st Source Corporation, parent company of 1st Source Bank, has assets of $4.72 billion and is the largest locally controlled financial institution headquartered in the northern Indiana-southwestern Michigan area. The Corporation includes 77 banking centers in 17 counties, 22 1st Source Bank Specialty Finance Group locations nationwide, nine Trust and Wealth Management locations and eight 1st Source Insurance offices.
1st Source common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under “SRCE” and appears in the National Market System tables in many daily newspapers under the code name “1st Src.” For 150 years, 1st Source has been committed to the success of the communities it serves. For more information, visit www.1stsource.com.
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