May 23, 2024

Those impacted by weather event in March can seek SBA assistance


By Michael Williamson, Richwood Gazette

Representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the disaster recovery arm of the Small Business Association are urging residents affected by severe weather to take advantage of available financial assistance.

Following a Presidential Disaster Declaration announced earlier this month, federal workers moved into Union County and 10 others around the state dealing with the aftermath of spring weather.

Sharon Dooley, a public affairs specialist with SBA, said residents should be aware of a number of loan offerings to help with damage.

“We offer long-term, low-interest loans to homeowners, renters, businesses of all sizes a…

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