News Release
Release No.STELPRD4020847
Teleconference / Washington DC, Jun 04, 2013 --

@@Intermediary Relending Program; Roundtable Meeting

The Agency will hold a roundtable meeting on Wednesday, June 5, 2013, to discuss the Rural Business-Cooperative Service's relending programs. The primary purpose of this roundtable is to discuss recent enhancements to the Intermediary Relending Program (IRP) and fiscal year 2013 funding levels and application procedures.

The meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. EDT. To register, please email Deidra Garris at

Meeting Registration. Anyone interested in the Agency's relending programs is encouraged to attend the meeting. Although registration is encouraged, anyone may attend without pre-registering. Walk-ins will be accommodated to the extent that space permits. To register email Deidra Garris at

Other information. Participants who need a sign language interpreter or other special accommodations should contact Mark Brodziski as identified in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of the Federal Register Notice found at this link:

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