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Thursday, December 11, 2008
GOV. RITTER TO OPEN 'TOUGH TIMES' WORKSHOP IN PUEBLO TODAY
Gov. Ritter will help launch a statewide series of economic workshops today, attending the first "Surviving Tough Times" business forum atPuebloCommunity College.
The forum – being co-hosted by Gov. Ritter, the Small Business Administration and numerous other organizations – runs from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. today in the Fortino Ballroom,900 W. Orman Ave.,Pueblo.
Gov. Ritter will attend the forum from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. He will be available to speak with reporters from 9:30 to 9:45 a.m.
The forums will provide small businesses with direct access to government and private-sector financial resources, information and assistance. Participants will receive Small Business Toolkits, counseling and other useful information to help them get through the downturn.
A second forum will be from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., Dec. 16, Auraria Campus,TivoliTurnhalle,900 Auraria Pkwy.,Denver. Additional forums will be held inGrand Junction,Durango,Colorado Springsand Fort Collins/Greeley area. Exact dates and locations will be announced as they become available.
The forums will operate like an open house, with doors open for six hours. On-site registration will be offered, but advanced registration is encouraged by visitingwww.scoredenver.orgor firstname.lastname@example.org request a registration form.