Meet Your Northern Maine Lenders and Resource Partners

Posted Dec. 26, 2012, at 3:47 p.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013 6 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Location: University of Maine Fort Kent, 23 University Drive, Fort Kent, Maine

For more information: Sandra Fontaine; 207 622-8381;

Small-business owners, managers and entrepreneurs who want to start or grow a business are urged to attend one of two gatherings in Aroostook County to meet northern Maine lenders and resource partners.

The free workshops will feature small business specialists who can help people prepare for lender meetings. Participants are urged to bring business plans and financial statements.

The first session will be Wednesday, Jan. 9 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at 23 University Drive on the University of Maine Fort Kent campus. The second session will be Thursday, Jan. 10 at the Presque Isle Inn and Convention Center from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Participating agencies include: Northern Maine Development Commission, Finance Authority of Maine, Maine Centers for Women, Work & Community, USDA — Rural Development and U.S. Small Business Administration.

For more information, contact Sandra Fontaine at (207) 622-8381 or by email at Registration information can be found online at