Business Brief: Small business seminar offered

MILFORD — In times of great opportunity and economic anxiety, owners of small businesses need an array of resources to help them overcome the challenges they face. MicroCredit-NH, a program of the nonprofit Community Loan Fund, assists both new and existing businesses. To offer information about the program, MicroCredit-NH will hold a free orientation in Milford on Thursday, Sept. 17, from 3 to 5 p.m. at Wadleigh Memorial Library, 49 Nashua St.

The meeting will provide information about MicroCredit-NH’s business development resources, which include peer education, loan capital, networking opportunities, matched savings through the Individual Development Account program, information about health care options. Local membership options for microbusinesses (up to five employees) will also be discussed.

“Small businesses are New Hampshire’s most powerful economic engine,” said MicroCredit-NH Regional Manager Peggy O’Keefe. “By offering a menu of services from loans to education to networking — all in one program — MicroCredit-NH helps our members increase their businesses’ profits and stability.”
To register for the orientation, contact O’Keefe at 620-1269.