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TN - 13215 - SBA Disaster Loan Outreach Center Closing for Labor Day; Center to Remain Open Until September 6

Atlanta – Tennessee residents and businesses affected by the severe storms, flooding and heavy rain on August 5-6, now have additional time to get one-on-one assistance in applying for SBA disaster Assistance at the Center located in Washington County. The Center will be closed Monday, Sept. 3 in recognition of Labor Day and will resume normal operations on Tuesday, Sept. 4.

The Center is located in the following community and is open as indicated:

Washington County

Washington County Courthouse

100 East Main Street

Jonesborough, Tennessee 37659

Hours:      9 a.m. – 5 p.m. weekdays

Closed:     Sept. 1-3

Reopen:   Tuesday, Sept. 4

Closing:   Thursday, Sept. 6 at the close of business   

Although the Center will cease operations at the close of business Thursday, Sept. 6, applicants may still apply online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via SBA’s secure website at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela.

Individuals and businesses unable to visit the Center  can obtain information and loan applications by calling the SBA’s Customer Service Center at 1-800-659-2955 (1-800-877-8339 for the deaf and hard-of-hearing), or by sending an email to disastercustomerservice@sba.gov. Loan applications can also be downloaded from the SBA’s website at www.sba.gov. 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.

The filing deadline to return applications for physical property damage is October 15, 2012.  The deadline to return economic injury applications is May 16, 2013.

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For more information about the SBA’s Disaster Loan Program, visit our website at www.sba.gov.

Release Number: 
12-807
Release Date: 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Contact: 
Michael Lampton
Related State: 
Tennessee
Field Operations Center: 
East