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MA 13556 - SBA Opens Business Recovery Center in Boston, MA

ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today the opening of a Business Recovery Center (BRC) in Boston, Massachusetts on Wednesday, May 1.  The Center will provide one-on-one assistance to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small aquaculture businesses and most private non-profit organizations affected by the Boston Marathon Bombing on April 15, 2013. 
 
The Center is located as indicated below.
 
Suffolk County
Boston Public Library
700 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116
 
Opens:  Wednesday, May 1,  9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Hours:  Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.; Saturday, May 4, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.; Sunday, May 5, CLOSED
Closes:  Thursday, May 9 at the close of business
 
“SBA’s Customer Service Representatives will be available at the Center to provide program information and assistance in completing disaster loan applications,” said Frank Skaggs, director of SBA Field Operations Center East.
 
Applicants may also apply online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via SBA’s secure website at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela.
 
Additional information on the disaster loan program may be obtained by calling SBA’s Customer Service Center at 800-659-2955 (800-877-8339 for the deaf and hard-of-hearing) or by sending an email to disastercustomerservice@sba.gov.  Loan applications can be downloaded from http://www.sba.gov/.
 
The deadline to return economic injury applications is January 27, 2014.
 
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Release Number: 
13-521
Release Date: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Contact: 
Michael Lampton
Related State: 
Massachusetts
Field Operations Center: 
East