Five Former DRC Sites Targeted For SBA Workshops

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Release date: 
August 16, 2002
Release Number: 
1425-71

San Antonio, TX -- Disaster Recovery Centers will close at 6 p.m., Friday, August 23 but on the following Monday morning, August 26, the Small Business Administration (SBA) will open five SBA Workshops.

The SBA Workshops will be located at the below locations -

  • Joe Ward Community Center, 435 E. Sunshine, San Antonio, TX
  • Trinity Baptist Church, 800 Jackson Road, Kerrville, TX
  • Old Senior Citizen Center, 2609 South 7th, Abilene, TX
  • Emergency Services Building (Fire Station), 914 FM 3024, Swinney Switch, TX
  • Canyon Lake, 1941 FM-2673, Canyon Lake, TX

SBA officials will be available at the workshops to assist homeowners, renters and business owners in filling out loan applications, accepting completed applications and offering the assistance of legal personnel to close SBA loans.

To date, the SBA has disbursed in excess of $30 million to homeowners, renters and business owners who have been impacted by the Texas Floods of 2002.

Individuals can visit the SBA Workshops between the hours of 9 a.m. and 6 p.m., Monday through Friday as long as necessary.

Even though all DRC's close on Friday, August 23, help is still as close as a telephone call. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) maintains a toll-free disaster phone line and anyone with questions about FEMA programs, the status of their applications or those wanting to apply, may call 800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY: 800-462-7585 for the hearing or speech impaired.

The deadline to apply for disaster-related assistance is September 2, 2002.

Last Updated: 
July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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