Liberty Bank Announces Dates for Next Virtual & Tuition-Free Academy for Small Business


by Liberty Bank | Jan 12, 2021

Virtual Version of Courses Will Start on February 2, 2021

MIDDLETOWN, CT — Liberty Bank, in partnership with the Women’s Business Development Council, today announced they are offering a virtual version of their tuition-free Academy for Small Business that is designed to assist with the creation and growth of local small businesses.

Liberty’s virtual Academy for Small Business will start on February 2, 2021 from 8:00 am to 10:00 am. The virtual sessions will conclude on March 10, 2021 and will be held in accordance with the social distancing protocols due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Since 2016, Liberty Bank’s Academy for Small Business has provided this ten-class curriculum covering topics such as financial management, recordkeeping, risk management, marketing and tax planning.

“Small businesses are the core of our communities,” said Glenn Davis, VP, Community Development/CRA Officer. “Now more than ever, we are committed to helping business owners as we grow together for the many years to come. Our Academy is one way of reinforcing our dedication to economic development, sustainability and helping Connecticut businesses succeed.” 

Over the years Liberty’s Academy for Small Business has worked with great partners across the state to help local business owners reach their dreams and plan for a strong future. This comprehensive training program provides education and guidance to small business owners on how to successfully operate a business. You do not have to be a Liberty Bank customer to participate. Participants usually include entrepreneurs who own startup businesses or are interested in business expansion.

After successfully completing all of the classes, participants may be eligible for a $5,000 line of credit with Liberty Bank.

For more information about the program and how to qualify for a $5,000 line of credit, small business owners should visit: www.liberty-bank.com/asb.

With questions and to sign up for the program, interested participants may contact Pam Days-Luketich, Community Outreach Officer at Liberty Bank, at 860-704-2489 or PDays-Luketich@LIBERTY-BANK.com by Monday, February 1, 2021.

In addition, Liberty Bank is proud to offer small business owners other relief measures to help mitigate the challenges that they are facing during this unprecedented time. Learn more by visiting www.liberty-bank.com/COVID-19.

About Liberty Bank

Established in 1825, Liberty Bank is Connecticut’s oldest bank, with over $6 billion in assets and 60 banking offices throughout the central, eastern, western, northern and shoreline areas of the state. As a full-service financial institution, Liberty offers consumer and commercial banking, home mortgages, insurance, and investment services. Named ‘Top Workplace’ by the Hartford Courant for nine consecutive years, Liberty maintains a longstanding commitment to superior personal service and unparalleled community involvement. 

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