People’s Credit Union signs co-sponsorship agreement with the Small Business Association

MIDDLETOWN, RI (May 27, 2014) — People’s Credit Union has joined with the U.S. Small Business Association, among others, to co-sponsor the 2014 Town of Bristol Small Business Workshop Series. These workshops are designed to bring businesses an innovative and information packed seminar series that will touch on every aspect of small business ownership.  All seminars are presented free of charge.

On May 22nd, People’s Credit Union attended the first kickoff meeting at the Quinta-Gamelin Community Center at Colt State Park with co-sponsors from the Center for Women & Enterprise, SCORE, the East Bay Chamber of Commerce, BankNewport, the Town of Bristol and the SBA.

“People’s Credit Union is proud to be co-sponsoring these workshops to bring valuable information, insight and resources to small business owners in the community”, said Ellen Ford, President & CEO, People’s Credit Union. “We see this as a perfect fit by providing our lending experts the opportunity to bring their knowledge and experience to a very intimate and engaged audience.”

The series will consist of 10 more workshops throughout the summer to take place in Bristol and concentrating on various topics.  To register for any of these events, please visit, email, or call 401-245-0750.

Headquartered in Rhode Island, People’s Credit Union serves members through six locations in Bristol, Middletown, Newport, North Kingstown, Portsmouth and Wakefield.  People’s is a member-owned, state chartered, federally insured, community credit union established in 1922. Membership is open to all individuals. Deposits are insured up to $250,000 by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), an agency of the federal government.  For more information about People’s Credit Union visit

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