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March 2015 
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Dear Friends,

As the first hints of Spring are peeking out of the snow, we have some growth of our own that we're very excited about!  We are growing our available resources for immigrant and female entrepreneurs (including loans and workshops) , and we have grown our office space in Jackson Heights as well!

Please drop by to see us there as well as in our Manhattan offices and please save the date - April 24th - for our 4th annual Immigrant Heritage Week Awards program!

IHW 2015
Save the Date!

Our 4th Annual Immigrant Heritage Week Award Ceremony
will be held on Friday, April 24th

Friday, March 6: Join Us in Queens! 
Queens Event

On March 6th, join us along with NYC Council Member Daniel Dromm,
Eileen Auld, Citi's Community Development Regional Director for the Tri-State Area, NY State Assembly Member Michael DenDekker, and Mirna Velasquez, Director of Immigration Affairs for the Office of Congressman Crowley as we celebrate our new expanded offices serving Queens.    

A New Year, Exciting Challenges

On January 6, Business Center for New Americans' Board of Directors and staff met to acknowledge the truly positive results we'd achieved in 2014 as well as to focus on some of our challenges and goals for the New Year. Those ambitious goals include substantially expanding our presence in Queens, as well as building on our leadership position in the all five boroughs, and the nation. A grant of $10,000 from Wells Fargo...


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Our Jackson Heights Team   

We've expanded our offices to give us more room to serve the booming borough of Queens. Stop by: we're still at the same location but with room to grow!                             

Keeping Up the Fleet    
BCNA Client Bienvenido Diaz is a livery cab driver in the Bronx who is originally from the Dominican Republic. He is using the loan he just received from BCNA to make repairs and replace his cab's tires. 
To date, BCNA has made 2,093 loans for over $13 million! 

Upcoming Workshops

MARCH 12, 19, and 26: Topics include: 
- Assessing readiness to select
  and  purchase a home 
- The Mortgage Process  
- The Closing Process
- Special Mortgage Products  

- First Home Club 

Using Facebook for Business - New Strategies
: Facebook has changed the algorithm (again!) and businesses are scrambling to figure out ways to get their pages seen without having to pay for the exposure.
MARCH 10- Manhattan
MARCH 18- Queens:  It's tax time again! Come with your tax questions and have Steven Zelin, known as the "The Singing CPA" who has appeared on ABC Nightline, in the Wall St. Journal, NY Times and NPR, answer your questions.
MARCH 31: You're already using, or considering using, Twitter, but what are the pro tips you need to know to make it truly work for your business?

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