The New Jersey Small Business Development Center of Northwest NJ Will Run Two Business Disaster Recovery Training Sessions at Centenary College
Hackettstown, N.J., November 10, 2012 – The New Jersey Small Business Development Center of Northwest New Jersey (NJSBDC of Northwest New Jersey) will partner with the United States Small Business Administration-Office of Disaster Assistance to host two Business Disaster Recovery Training Sessions at Centenary College in Hackettstown and Parsippany. These sessions are free and open to business owners whose ability to conduct business has been affected as a result of the lasting effects of Hurricane Sandy.
The first session will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. November 15, 2012 at the Centenary College Learning Center located at 300 Littleton Road, 3rd Floor, Parsippany. The second Centenary event will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on November 16, 2012, at Centenary College’s David and Carol Lackland Center at 715 Grand Avenue in Hackettstown.
These one-hour sessions will cover how to apply for a Business Disaster Loan and will focus on the different funds available under the Small Business Administration Disaster Loan Program, such as economic injury and physical losses.
“I am so pleased that we can help NJSBDC in disseminating important information to businesses that have been affected by Hurricane Sandy,” says Nancy Paffendorf, Dean for Community and College Affairs at Centenary College. “We hope that individuals will attend one of these sessions or utilize their services at the NJSBDC of Northwest New Jersey office.”
The New Jersey Small Business Development Centers network, comprised of 11 centers across the state, provides comprehensive services and programs for small business in New Jersey, helping businesses expand their operations, manage their growth or start new ventures. NJSBDC is an accredited member of the national Association of Small Business Development Centers (ASBDC), America’s leading network for small business assistance, job creation and retention. The NJSBDC non-profit network is a federal-state-educational partnership, leveraging public and private funding sources to maximize resources for the small business community. The NJSBDC network leverages funding from the Small Business Administration (SBA), New Jersey State Government and the educational institutions that host its 11 centers, as well as other private funding. Rutgers Business School – Newark and New Brunswick is the host for NJSBDC Headquarters and the NJSBDC at Rutgers-Newark.
Founded in 1867 by the Newark Conference of the United Methodist Church, Centenary College’s academic program integrates a solid liberal arts foundation with a strong career orientation. This mix is designed to provide an educational experience that prepares students to succeed in the increasingly global and interdependent world.
Centenary College’s main campus is located in Hackettstown, N.J., with its equestrian facility in Washington Township (Morris County). The Centenary College School of Professional Studies offers degree programs in three locations: Hackettstown, Parsippany and Edison, and at corporate sites throughout New Jersey. The School of International Programs recruits international students for study at Centenary and Centenary students for study abroad.