PHILLIPS — The Sandy River Business Association, with nearly 80 members in and around Phillips, Avon and Madrid, is hosting a Business Round Table from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, at the Phillips Area Community Center on Depot Street.

The event is open to any and all members of the public. There is no charge and refreshments will be available.

Sponsored jointly by the association, the Greater Franklin Development Corp., and Maine’s Department of Community and Economic Development, the Round Table will give people an opportunity to discuss and seek advice on matters of interest to local businesses or potential entrepreneurs.

Attending were: Alison Hagerstrom, executive director of the Greater Franklin Development Corp.; Diane Jackson, governor’s account executive for Western Maine with the Department of Enconomic and Community Development; Patty Ladd, Wilton CareerCenter (Workforce); Zachery Maher, Community Concepts Corporate Finance (lender); Betty Gensel, CEI Women’s Business Center (business adviser); Cindy Dixon, Phillips Revolving Loan Fund; Karleen Andrews, New Ventures; Bill Crandall, Opportunity Center; and William Card, economic development specialist with the Small Business Administration.

For more information contact Dick Matthews at 639-2630 or [email protected]


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