How to Finance Your Business Workshop on Nov. 28th, 2012

Learn how you could finance your business whether it is a start-up or an established business. Carroll Gardens Association, Inc. is offering a free workshop on “How to Finance Your Business” on Wednesday, November 28th, 2012, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Find out what your options are in financing your business, how to build your credit, what documents you need for a small business loan and what lenders are looking at when applying for a loan. Our guest speakers are Ms. Erica Dorn of Accion and Mr. Joe Pellegrino of TD Bank.

Erica Dorn is the Community Development Manager for Accion, the nation’s largest microfinance institution. Accion provides small businesses with loans up to $50,000 along with financial and business education. Ms. Dorn is also currently serving as a Leadership New York Coro Fellow.

Joseph Pellegrino is Assistant Vice President and Small Business Relationship Manager at TD Bank. Mr. Pellegrino has owned and managed an independent retail business chain for 25 years prior to joining TD Bank over 6 years ago.

We encourage everyone to pre-register. Please give us a call at (718) 243-9301 to register or fax your Registration Form to (718) 243-9304. You could also send an email to with your name, name of business, address, phone number and email address to signify your interest in joining this workshop.

Refreshments will be served during the workshop. This workshop is underwritten by TD Bank.

November 5th, 2012