Making Green in 60 Minutes

Free Webinar series designed to help Georgia small businesses grow

Credit, capital, marketing and understanding business performance are key issues for businesses in today’s economic environment. Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs (ACE) is presenting a five-part series of free webinars to help small businesses improve their bottom line and start 2011 with a good foundation for success.

Led by experts in their fields, the webinars are being offered during convenient times of the day, in a short 60-minute format, to allow busy business owners to participate without leaving their premises. The content is practical, accessible and immediately usable!

The schedule is as follows:

December 3, 2010 – noon – Credit Scores and Your Business, with Lisa Ray of CredAbility

December 8, 2010 – noon – How Strong is Your Business, with Thelma Adams Johnson of Albany Community Together (ACT)

December 9, 2010 –  1 p.m. – Getting to “Yes” for a Small Business Loan, with Rosemarie Drake of CIT Small Business Lending

December 14, 2010 – 1 p.m. Obtaining a Loan for Business Start-up Needs, with Lisa Robinson of ACE

December 16, 2010 – noon – Small Business Branding, with David Cohen of Equation Arts

For more information, and to sign up, visit Making Green in 60 Minutes

The webinars are sponsored by Wells Fargo and Habersham Bank. Partners include the State of Georgia, Georgia Micro Enterprise Network (GMEN),  Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance, Green Business Works, ACT! and SBAC.

ACE is an SBA Microloan Intermediary, a USDA Intermediary Relender and a certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI). ACE provides business loans and green loans, along with business development services, to small businesses in 68 North Georgia counties. Sources of loan funds include SBA, USDA, U.S. Treasury, banks and foundations. ACE was formerly known as Appalachian Community Enterprises. For more information, see or