Proud to partner with The Baltimore Times, the official news source of the CIAA Tournament

Committed to supporting the Baltimore Community

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The 2023 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Basketball Tournament will bring together thousands of players and fans in Baltimore as an opportunity to showcase the city’s vibrant culture and community all while supporting the area’s Black-owned businesses. With The Baltimore Times as the official news source for the CIAA Tournament, Lendistry is thrilled to assist with the promotion of the event through partnership and ticket donations.

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For live updates about the CIAA Tournament, visit The Baltimore Times.

About Lendistry

Lendistry is a minority and women-led small business and startup lender dedicated to providing economic opportunities and progressive growth for urban and rural small business borrowers and their communities. We help business owners access affordable capital through flexible financing options and offer lower loan amounts – starting at $25,000 – that small businesses need to thrive.

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