Friday, May 19, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM EDT
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Sheraton Wilmington South Hotel 
365 Airport Rd,
New Castle, DE 19720

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First State CLF Team 
First State Community Loan Fund 

The Tipping Point:
First State Community Loan Fund
Annual Luncheon & Meeting

Join Delaware's Small Business Community for an important discussion about community development and revitalization happening now, and hear assessments and forecasts for  Delaware's economic conditions from 
Senator Chris Coons and Federal Reserve's Theresa Singleton. 

Program Agenda
Program begins promptly at 11:00 a.m. 

Welcome Remarks & Program Overview
Jimmy Jarrell, President, FSCLF Board of Directors

Rev. Terrence S. Keeling, Central Baptist Church

Delaware's Small Business Community Poised for Growth
Senator Chris Coons


Special Recognitions
Vandell Hampton Jr., President & CEO, First State Community Loan Fund

Keynote Address
Theresa Singleton, Vice President and Community Affairs Officer,
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

President's Address
Vandell Hampton Jr. 


First State Community Loan Fund is the most successful Community Development Financial Institution, serving all of Delaware and southeastern Pennsylvania. Our mission is to educate, empower, and elevate business owners, and entrepreneurs, by augmenting technical expertise, increasing access to capital and stimulating business growth throughout Delaware and southeastern Pennsylvania. Through our various lending programs, we have empowered countless individuals to begin and sustain successful businesses, which have in turn contributed to the revitalization of communities throughout our service area.

For press inquiries, please contact Laura Stimson at 302-588-0189.