Florida businesses impacted by Hurricane Irma may now apply for various state and federal disaster loan programs. As a principal responder in the state’s Emergency Support Function for Business and Industry, the Florida SBDC Network stands ready to assist businesses with disaster loan applications and with other post-disaster challenges.
On Sep 13, 2017, Governor Rick Scott activated the Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program to support small businesses impacted by Hurricane Irma. The bridge loan program, managed by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO), will provide short-term, interest-free loans to small businesses that experienced physical or economic damage during the storm. The application period is from today through Oct. 31, 2017.
Following the landfall of Hurricane Irma, many Floridians are now assessing their homes and property for damage and taking steps to make temporary repairs to prevent additional damage before filing insurance claims. CFO Jimmy Patronis and Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier encourage Floridians to be prompt in notifying their insurance companies and cautious of repair deals that sound too good to be true.
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At a time when workforce demands for technical skills and industry certification are at an all-time high, the schools in Sumter County have increased the number of students earning industry-relevant credentials by 31 percent with 266 industry certifications awarded this school year.
Bayer and the Citrus Research and Development Foundation team up to find solutions against Citrus Greening
The Small Business Development Council is holding a series of business seminars at The Villages® Sumter County Service Center, helping businesses grow and succeed. These NO-COST seminars will provide you the expertise, resources and tools to help your business grow and succeed. If you are not reaching your goals, then join this seminar.
Four Central-Florida educational institutions received approval this week from the State Board of Education to offer Bachelor of Science degrees in nursing.
When he looks at The Villages, Gov. Rick Scott sees an exciting dynamic taking place that squarely aligns with his state economic policies.
Construction of a new Lowe’s is under way at 5630 Seven Mile Drive in the Trailwinds Development on County Road 466A in Wildwood.