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Events celebrate Small Business Week

April 30, 2017

National Small Business Week this year will be Monday through Friday, with events generally aimed at educating as well as honoring small business owners.

The Small Business Administration’s National Small Business Person of the Year will be among the honors announced at a luncheon in Washington, D.C., on Monday. SBA head Linda McMahon will hold a live chat on Facebook on Tuesday about how to start and expand a business.

McMahon will meet with small business owners in Indianapolis on Wednsday, in Arlington, Texas, on Thursday and in Fresno, Calif., on Friday.

You can learn more about the events, including how to watch them online at www.sba.gov/nsbw/nsbw.

Local small business week and month observances also will be held in many parts of the country, although they may take place at other times during May. Search online to see what events are in your state, city or town.