Posted by on November 4, 2019 11:39 pm

Categories: Local Business News Local News Schuylkill Veterans

It’s National Veterans Small Business Week.

As the country celebrates the business accomplishments of military veterans, it’s a great time to honor the Schuylkill County vets who’ve gone into business for themselves.

National Veterans Small Business Week

national veterans small business week

The week-long celebration goes from Monday, Nov. 4 through Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. It’s organized by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

The SBA provides an array of services and access to loan and grant money to help military veterans start or grow their businesses. Additionally, the SBA hosts events throughout the year across the country that spotlight veterans and their small businesses.

“No group better understands the values of hard work, determination, and courage than our Nation’s veterans,” President Donald Trump says. “Initiatives such as Boots to Business, help our military personnel apply the skills and values they learned in the Armed Forces to their entrepreneurial endeavors. This innovative program provides participants with access to resources and training that can help them successfully launch businesses, including information on how to secure capital and gain access to networks of professional business advisors.”

Schuylkill County Veteran Business Owners

Nearly everyone in Schuylkill County is, is related to, or knows a military veteran. And there’s a good chance you know a military veteran that owns their own business.

Tell us who your favorite military veteran business owner is in Schuylkill County. We’ll publish a list of these businesses so you and all of Schuylkill County can show them their support.

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