SBA Satellite Business Information Center Available at Southeast


CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., July 25, 2003 — Would you like to sit down with a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) representative and ask questions pertaining to your business? Have you compiled a business plan as your road map to starting your business or to show your loan officer how you will earn and spend that money you need to borrow?

If you would like answer to these questions, consider visiting the SBA Satellite Business Information Center on the campus of the Southeast Missouri State University. The center is located in the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in Room 123 of Robert A. Dempster Hall. There will be a SBA representative at the Satellite Business Information Center every Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to noon and 12:30 to 1:45 p.m.

The schedule for the month of August is:

  • Aug. 7: Ivan Schenberg, District Counsel;
  • Aug. 14: Bob Morgan, Finance and Lender Relationship representative;
  • Aug. 21: Lonnie Whitaker, SBA Attorney/Advisor and Special Assistant U.S. Attorney;
  • Aug. 28: Bob Newman, Business Opportunity Specialist who administers the 8(a) business development program.

To set up a meeting with a specific SBA employee, call the SBDC at the University at (573) 986-6084.

The SBA, in co-sponsorship with Staples, has introduced an online newsletter SBA Solutions. For a free subscription, go to, and select New SBA Solutions Newsletter.

For more information about all of the SBA’s programs for small businesses, call the SBA Answer Desk at 1-800-U-ASK-SBA or TDD (704) 344-6640. Also, visit the SBA’s extensive Web site at or our local Web site at