TOMORROW: In Colorado, SBA Administrator Guzman To Join Senator Hickenlooper For Events Highlighting Restaurant Recovery

Hickenlooper and Guzman will visit local businesses and meet Restaurant Revitalization Fund recipients to discuss relief aid and support

Washington, DC, District of Columbia


Denver, June 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- U.S. SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman and Colorado Senator John Hickenlooper, who started the state’s first brewery, will tour three Colorado-based restaurants on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, and meet with Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) recipients to highlight the success of the program. The restaurants were early RRF fund recipients when the program opened on May 3, 2021.

WHEN

Wednesday, June 2, 2021
11 a.m. – 4 p.m. (MT)

WHERE 

El Pueblito Mexican Restaurant, Greeley, Colorado
Scrumpy’s Hard Cider Bar and Pub, Fort Collins, Colorado
Coffee at the Point, Denver, Colorado

WHO

Isabella Casillas Guzman, Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration
John Hickenlooper, U.S. Senator, Colorado
Alvaro Ortega Sr., Owner, El Pueblito Mexican Restaurant
Jennifer Seiwald, Owner, Scrumpy’s Hard Cider Bar and Pub
Ryan Cobbins, Owner and CEO, Coffee at the Point  

WHY

The SBA-led RRF program is part of President Biden’s $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan, which provided funding to help restaurants and other eligible businesses across America keep their doors open. During the first 21 days, RRF prioritized and funded applications received from eligible small businesses that are owned by veterans, women, and socially and economically disadvantaged individuals.

The schedule is subject to change.

RSVP: Media interested in attending should reach out to press@hickenlooper.senate.gov.

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About the U.S. Small Business Administration

The U.S. Small Business Administration makes the American dream of business ownership a reality. As the only go-to resource and voice for small businesses backed by the strength of the federal government, the SBA empowers entrepreneurs and small business owners with the resources and support they need to start, grow or expand their businesses, or recover from a declared disaster. It delivers services through an extensive network of SBA field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations. To learn more, visit www.sba.gov.

 

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