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New Small Business Risk Education Program Empowers Women and Minority Entrepreneurs to Pursue the American Opportunity

New Small Business Risk Education Program Empowers Women and Minority Entrepreneurs to Pursue the American Opportunity

Local small business owners will be honored at Friday night celebration with keynote speaker Vivica A. Fox

--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV  ) :



-Vivica A. Fox, Actress and Small Business Advocate
-Roberto Barragan, President and CEO, Valley Economic Development Center
-Tara N. Spain, Director of Community Relations, Travelers
-Jacqueline Sharp, Owner of Los Angeles based small business, Fort
-60 Los Angeles area small business owners


Travelers and the Valley Economic Development Center will host a dinner celebration to honor local small business owners who have completed the Small Business Risk Education program.



Friday, February 1, 2013


Sheraton Universal Hotel
Starview Room
333 Universal Hollywood Drive, 21st Floor
Universal City, CA 91608

Designed by the Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV  ) , one of the nation’s largest insurers of small businesses, and Valley Economic Development Center (VEDC), the largest non-profit small business lender in California, SBRE leverages the unique expertise of both organizations and provides insurance literacy and risk management training to women and minority entrepreneurs.

Ashley Maagero, 860-277-2954
Lisa Winkle, 818-907-9977

KEYWORDS:   United States  North America  California


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