New Small Business Risk Education Program Empowers Women and Minority Entrepreneurs to Pursue the American Opportunity
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http://pdf.reuters.com/htmlnews/8knews.asp?i=43059c3bf0e37541&u=urn:newsml:reuters.com:20130201:nBw015036a http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20130201005036/en Local small business owners will be honored at Friday night celebration with keynote speaker Vivica A. Fox --(Business Wire)-- Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV): WHO: -Vivica A. Fox, Actress and Small Business Advocate -Roberto Barragan, President and CEO, Valley Economic Development Center -Tara N. Spain, Director of Community Relations, Travelers -Jacqueline Sharp, Owner of Los Angeles based small business, Fort -60 Los Angeles area small business owners WHAT: Travelers and the Valley Economic Development Center will host a dinner celebration to honor local small business owners who have completed the Small Business Risk Education program. WHEN: Friday, February 1, 2013 7:00PM *MEDIA INTERVIEWS CAN BE ACCOMMODATED ON SITE OR IN ADVANCE* WHERE: Sheraton Universal Hotel Starview Room 333 Universal Hollywood Drive, 21st Floor Universal City, CA 91608 IN MORE DETAIL: Designed by the Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV), one of the nation`s largest insurers of small businesses, and Valley Economic Development Center (VEDC), the largest non-profit small business lender in California, SBRE leverages the unique expertise of both organizations and provides insurance literacy and risk management training to women and minority entrepreneurs. Travelers Ashley Maagero, 860-277-2954 firstname.lastname@example.org or VEDC Lisa Winkle, 818-907-9977 email@example.com Copyright Business Wire 2013