May 9 seminar aimed at assisting veterans in opening businesses
To help encourage military veterans to open small businesses, a two-hour seminar will be held May 9 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the JONAH Community Center at 830 Oakland Beach Avenue. Veterans will learn more about patriot express loans, free consulting services, meet local lenders and network with experts. On hand will be the Small Business Administration; the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation; the United States Department of Veteran Affairs; the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve; Congressman Jim Langevin’s office; the Central Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce; and S.C.O.R.E., to name a few. Contact Ward 3 Councilwoman Camille Vella-Wilkinson at 401-921-2113 for more information.