Workshops Offer Help Filling Out SBA Disaster Loan Applications

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July 6, 2011
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Survivors who want help filling out U.S. Small Business Administration loan applications are urged to attend a Disaster Information Workshop where trained volunteers are available to assist them.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Community Relations teams are reaching out to survivors in areas reporting the fewest number of loan application returns.

“FEMA is working within a neighborhood partnership of faith-based and community-based organizations and businesses, along with Voluntary Agencies to target areas where few applications were returned to SBA,” said Federal Coordinating Officer Michael F. Byrne of FEMA. “It’s important to return applications because SBA disaster loans are the largest federal source of rebuilding funds.”

Workshops scheduled for July 8 and July 9 are listed here:

FEMA Disaster Information Workshop Schedule

Date       Time                      Address                                       County
July 8      2 to 4 p.m.             Tanner Nutrition Center                   Limestone
                                           13589 Lucas Ferry Rd.
                                           Athens, Ala. 35611 

July 8      2 to 4 p.m.             New Harvest Church of God             Tuscaloosa
                                           10630 Vance Blocton Rd.
                                           Vance, Ala. 35490

July 8      6 to 8 p.m.             Hamilton Recreation Center             Marion
                                           317 7th Ave. SW
                                           Hamilton, Ala. 35570

July 9      10 a.m. ...

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July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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