Happening on Sunday – LOVE STILL MATTERS Virtual Wedding Showcase on March 22 from 10am-2pm, presented by the @StevensEstate

LOVE STILL MATTERS Virtual Wedding Showcase

This Sunday (March 22, 2020) 10am-2pm
ONLY from the comfort of YOUR home!

E-visit us at StevensEstate.com/lovestillmatters

The best vendors in New England will be gathered to meet you in the mansion's virtual spaces where you can check out picture galleries, ask questions and find all sorts of inspiration for your Best Day Ever.

As always the Stevens Estate, ready to (e-)assist and looking forward to celebrating a healthy and happy future with you AND your loved ones!

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Thank you for your support!

Thank you to everyone that has signed up and donated food/supplies through our Community Support Giving page.  The response of North Andover residents supporting each other has been amazing!  
We will continue to accept donations as long as there is a need.  If you would like to sign up to donate, please visit https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040848aaab29abf58-covid19.
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APPLY TODAY: Economic Injury Disaster Loans for Massachusetts Small Businesses

Massachusetts District Office – March 2020

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MA Disaster Declaration Approved: SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) Now Available Statewide

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Dear Small Business, Friends and Partners

Please be advised that Massachusetts received approval for the disaster declaration statewide for small businesses and private non-profits to apply for the SBA EIDL loan program. 

Please visit the SBA's Disaster guidance web page: www.sba.gov/disaster    

Applicants may apply online, receive additional disaster assistance information and download applications to mail in forms at: https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela .

Applicants may also call SBA’s Customer Service Center at (800) 659-2955 or email disastercustomerservice@sba.gov for more information on SBA disaster assistance.  

Individuals who need language assistance, may ask for an interpreter once you call in and reach a customer service specialist. 

Individuals who are deaf or hard-of-hearing may call (800) 877-8339. Completed applications should be mailed to U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155.

My office is conducting training webinars for our resource partners/lenders and small businesses on the SBA EIDL loan program.  

Thank you, 

Bob Nelson
SBA Massachusetts District Director

Additional Links and Resources:

Fact Sheet: MA 16344 Economic Injury Disaster Loan Fact Sheet

PDF: SBA Disaster Program and Step-by-Step Application Overview

Handout: SBA Disaster Assistance in Response to the Coronavirus

Handout: Asistencia de Desastre de la SBA en Respuesta al Coronavirus

 


Disaster Processing Tip: Make sure Economic Injury Disaster Loan is selected

Many business applicants are not checking the correct option when applying and consequently getting kicked off the Disaster Loan Application Portal.  The contractors have researched this and found that people are not selecting the correct option.  Please advise all sole proprietors that they MUST select the Economic Injury (EIDL) Loan Option as shown below, in order to proceed with applying for the EIDLs for the Coronavirus situation.  If they select the wrong option, they do not have to re-register but they will need to start the application again.

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UPCOMING WEBINARS

WEBINAR TODAY: FRIDAY MARCH 20th at 10AM

Economic Injury Disaster Loan Application Process

Friday March 20 | 10:00 am

(no registration required, login below)

Join Skype Meeting

Trouble Joining? Try Skype Web App

To join by phone Dial Toll number: +1 (202) 765-1264
and enter Conference ID: 215357484# 

Find a local number

(Presented by SBA MA District Office)

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WEBINAR MONDAY MARCH 23 at 11AM

Coronavirus – What Employers and Employees Need to Know

REGISTER

Topics will include:

Most recent legislative updates and the impact on your business
What to do should you face a temporary closure or reduction in staff
Understanding Sick Time, Vacation/PTO and FMLA – what to offer and when
Employee Health Guidelines – what to do should an employee disclose exposure to the virus or become symptomatic

(Presented by Boston SCORE Chapter)


WEBINAR TUESDAY MARCH 24 at 1pm

SBA Disaster Loan Program

REGISTER

Wendell Davis, SBA New England Regional Administrator will be providing an overview of the disaster loan program.

(U.S. Department of Commerce in partnership with the Connecticut District Export Council )


SBA’s cooperation does not constitute or imply endorsement of any opinions, products, and/or services. All SBA programs are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Handicapped Accessible.

Support North Andover Small Businesses at supportnasmallbiz.com

The Town of North Andover and North Andover Merchants Association collaborated to develop a Support North Andover Small Businesses website, a hub of information about local businesses, what they are offering at this time, and how you can reach them.  Be sure to support your local small businesses while following guidance regarding safe social distancing and other recommendations that can be found here.
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