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Ribbon cutting

From the Chamber of Commerce:

Please make plans to attend a Ribbon Cutting July 9 at 10 am for Rhyno Car Wash.

Rhyno Car Wash, 710 W. Main St. 870-219-5473

Carter appoints health insurance board

Carter appoints health insurance board

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Arkansas House Speaker Davy Carter (District 43-Cabot) announced three appointments to the Board of the Arkansas Health Insurance Marketplace.

The 89th General Assembly passed Act 1500 which creates the Arkansas Health Insurance Marketplace.  The legislation also creates the Board of Directors which will plan and administer a new online site designed for individuals to find health coverage.  The Board will hire the Executive Director and necessary staff.

          The Act requires the Speaker of the Arkansas House to appoint three individuals to the Board.  Speaker Carter has appointed Sherrill Wise of Little Rock, Dr. Jerry Jones of Cabot, and Greg Hatcher of Little Rock.

Ribbon cutting

Ribbon cutting

Please make plans to attend a ribbon cutting for Chamber member The Hearing Aid Center on Thursday, May 23 at 1 pm. They are located at 1014 W. Main St. Ste. B in Cabot.

SBA to help veterans become entrepreneurs

SBA to help veterans become entrepreneurs

Lending commitment will support 2,000 vet-owned businesses, add $475M in capital

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is announcing today the SBA Veteran Pledge Initiative, a commitment by its top national, regional and community lenders to collectively increase their lending activity to veterans by five percent per year for the next five years.

Oftentimes, veterans face challenges in raising capital or have trouble receiving a conventional loan. With the support of SBA’s top 20 national lending partners, and approximately 100 additional regional and community lending partners across the United States, SBA expects to assist an additional 2,000 veterans obtain loans to start or expand small businesses by increasing lending by $475 million over the next five years. This equals a five percent increase above historic veteran lending activity by the SBA.

Ribbon cutting

Ribbon cutting

Please make plans to attend a ribbon cutting for Chamber member Fourth Street Shipping Co.  located at 108 S. 4th St.  This event will be held on Wednesday, April 24 at 11 AM.   Thank you for your continued support of the Cabot Chamber of Commerce.

Angie Basinger

Cabot Chamber of Commerce

501-843-2136

Ribbon cutting rescheduled

Ribbon cutting rescheduled

 The Ribbon Cutting for Fourth Street Shipping Co. has been rescheduled to April 24 at 11am.

      Fourth Street Shipping Co.

      108 S. Fourth St.

      941-5000

Last to RSVP for joint luncheon

Last to RSVP for joint luncheon

Last Chance to RSVP for the Cabot/Jacksonville Chamber Joint Luncheon.  I have attached a copy of the invitation for this event.  You must have reservations to attend.  Please call the Chamber office at 501-843-2136 by 12 noon on April 10 (Wednesday).