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SBA to Close Business Recovery Center, Disaster Loan Outreach Center in Kentucky

ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that due to a steady decrease of activity, the Business Recovery Center located in Johnson County, Kentucky will cease operations Thursday, April 19 at the close of business.  The Disaster Loan Outreach Center in Morgan County, KY will cease operations on Friday, April 27 at the close of business.
 
The location and hours of operations of the SBA’s Recovery Centers are as follows:
 
Morgan County
Disaster Loan Outreach Center
Kentucky Housing Cooperative Building
1084 Hwy 7 #2
West Liberty, KY  41472
Hours: Mon thru Fri 9 am to 6 pm
Closes: Fri, April 27 at 6 pm
 
Johnson County
Business Recovery Center
Paintsville Recreation Center
232 Preston Street
Paintsville, KY  41240
Hours: Mon thru Fri 9 am to 6 pm
Closes: Thu, April 19 at 6 pm
 
The SBA offers low interest disaster loans to disaster survivors for physical losses up to its loan limits.  Approved loans can be increased for protective measures to lessen similar future damages.  Additionally, small businesses and most private nonprofit organizations can obtain loans for unmet working capital needs.  To be considered for this assistance, disaster survivors need to apply by the deadline.
 
For additional information, call the SBA’s Customer Service Center at 800-659-2955 (800-877-8339 for the deaf and hard-of-hearing) or send an email to disastercustomerservice@sba.gov.  Loan application forms can be downloaded from www.sba.gov.  Completed applications should be mailed to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155.  Those affected by the disasters may also apply for disaster loans electronically from SBA’s website at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/.
 
The deadline to return applications for physical property damage is May 7, 2012 and to return economic injury applications is December 6, 2012.
 
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For more information about the SBA’s Disaster Loan Program, visit our website at www.sba.gov.  
Release Number: 
12-435
Release Date: 
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Contact: 
Michael Lampton
Related State: 
Kentucky
Field Operations Center: 
East