Posts Tagged ‘Janita Stewart’

SBA accepting nominations for annual awards

JACKSON — The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is seeking nominations for the 2015 Mississippi Small Business Person of the Year and Small Business Champion Awards. Each year since 1963, the President of the United States has designated a National Small Business Week. The highlight of Small Business Week activities is the presentation of awards […] [...]

Storm victims offered assistance from SBA; center opens

SOUTH MISSISSIPPI — Residents and businesses affected by severe weather and flooding on April 7–10 can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration, SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet announced. On April 15, Gov. Phil Bryant requested a disaster declaration by the SBA. The declaration covers Covington County, and the adjacent counties of […] [...]

SBA approves new Community Advantage lender

GULFPORT – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has approved Gulf Coast Renaissance Corporation (GCRC) as a lender in the Community Advantage Loan program. “This will provide the much needed financing to small businesses in underserved communities in Mississippi to help in their development and growth,” said Janita R. Stewart, district director of the SBA […] [...]

Stewart’s a big name in small business

It was apparent to those who voted her Miss Vicksburg High School that Janita R. Stewart was destined to make a mark on the world. Starting with being a student aide for the Vicksburg Corps of Engineers when she was still in high school, Stewart went on to stellar careers first with the Corps and […] [...]

SBA presents ARC Loan proceeds

On March 30, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) district director Janita Stewart presented ARC Loan proceeds to two Simpson County small business owners. The businesses are Ballyhoo Gifts and Douglas Diamonds, and each received loans of $35,000. [...]

Q&A: Janita Stewart, district director, U.S. Small Business Administration

by Published: July 13,2009

Tags: Janita Stewart, U.S. Small Business Administration

Hope for small business Stewart offers opinions and advice for small business owners Small businesses are  feeling the squeeze from the current recession and need a boost.  One source of assistance is the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), which has recently enhanced a number of its programs and added new ones. The Mississippi Business Journal […] [...]

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