Business center announces guest speakers for workshop

The Small Business Development Center has announced the guest presenters for the upcoming Small Business Basics class on Funding Programs.

• Julieann Sylvester, assistant vice president, branch manager, Key Bank.

• Jack Spaeth, economic development program specialist, City of Utica Urban and Economic Development.

• Peter Zawko, vice president, economic development, Mohawk Valley EDGE.

Each speaker will share information about new and existing funding opportunities for small businesses.

The class will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, at SUNY Polytechnic Institute in Marcy. The fee is $20.

Pre-registration is required. Call the SBDC at 315-792-7547 or email