The U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announces today that they are opening a Business Recovery Center for two days: Saturday, May 22 and Monday May 24, to help businesses impacted by severe storms and flooding that occurred on February 26 through March 14, 2010.
“Due to the amount of economic losses caused by the storms in New Hampshire, we want affected businesses to have a local outlet where they can meet individually with SBA representatives and find out how a low-interest disaster loan can help them recover,” said Frank Skaggs, director of SBA Field Operations Center East. The Business Recovery Center is located at:
Town of Hampton Fire Station
2nd Floor Conference Room
64 Ashworth Avenue
Hampton Beach, New Hampshire 03842
Open: Saturday, May 22 and Monday, May 24 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. only
Anyone unable to visit the Center may obtain an application by calling the SBA’s Customer Service Center at 800-659-2955 (800-877-8339 for people with speech or hearing disabilities) Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. until
5:30 p.m. EDT. Business loan applications can also be downloaded from the SBA website at www.sba.gov/services/disasterassistance. Completed applications should be returned to the Center or mailed to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX. 76155.
Businesses affected by this disaster may fill out a loan application online by visiting SBA’s secure website at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/.
The deadline to return economic injury applications is February 4, 2011.
For more information about the SBA’s Disaster Loan Programs, visit our website at www.sba.gov/services/disasterassistance.