Tobi LeMahieu, Fund Manager from Regional Business Fund, Inc (RBF)  presented her topic, “Development Toolbox 101/Revolving Loan Funds”, where attendees learned about the multiple funding options that are available to small businesses throughout the Chippewa Valley. RBF offers low-interest loans to businesses that expand within the region, diversity the economy, add new technology, revitalize buildings in the region’s downtown’s, create or retain quality jobs and leverage private capital investment in the region. Attendees were also refreshed on the various types of loans which included revolving loan fund, micro loan fund, growth loan fund and facade loan fund.

The event was sponsored by both BMO Harris Bank and  Martino’s Restaurant!