Lt. Gov. Lawton: Lawton, SBA to highlight new opportunities for Madison area small businesses

Contact: Ben Nuckels, Office of the Lt. Governor, 608-266-3516 or [email protected]

Will Help Connect Local Businesses to American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Funding

Lieutenant Governor Barbara Lawton will hold a press conference at Madison’s Wingra Boats at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday to introduce new opportunities for small businesses via enhanced SBA loan programs with the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). Lt. Governor Lawton will be joined by Eric Ness, district director for the SBA.

Lt. Governor Lawton and Mr. Ness will discuss new ARRA funding designed to help solve the small business credit crunch and to promote investments in small businesses.

WHERE: Wingra Boats

824 Knickerbocker Street

Madison, WI

WHEN: Tuesday, June 16, 2009

2:30 p.m.