The BID welcomed the US Small Business Administration to establish a temporary Business Recovery Center (BRC) in our office this quarter. The BRC provided a wide range of services to businesses impacted by the Interstate 10 fire and road closures that occurred Nov. 11 - 19, 2023. SBA customer service representatives met with business owners in person and answered questions about SBA’s disaster loan program, explained the application process and helped business owners complete their application. The help available included Economic Injury Disaster Loans of up to $2 million to help meet financial obligations and operating expenses which could have been met had the disaster not occurred. The Industrial BID was honored to support the SBA and help our businesses obtain the help they needed.

 

 

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