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How to Prepare Your Small Business For Winter Weather Threats

Advisory Date: 
Monday, October 19, 2015
Advisory Number: 
MA 15-57
Carol Chastang (202) 205-6987
Get Tips at Free Webinar Hosted by SBA and Agility Recovery

WASHINGTON – Whether it’s pounding rainfall, massive snowstorms, burst pipes on the heels of freezing temperatures or power outages, winter weather presents many threats that can lead to business shutdowns, property damage and loss of life.

Now is a good time to make a plan to stay open for business, while protecting your employees and customers from the dangers of severe winter weather.

On Tuesday, October 27, Agility Recovery and the U.S. Small Business Administration will host a free webinar focusing on best practices to mitigate the risks posed by the season. The tips you’ll learn during the webinar can be executed simply, and at a low cost.

SBA has partnered with Agility to offer business continuity strategies through the “PrepareMyBusiness” website.  Visit  to access past webinars and for disaster preparedness checklists.

The SBA provides disaster recovery assistance in the form of low-interest loans to homeowners, renters, private nonprofits and businesses of all sizes. To learn more, visit

WHAT: Winter Weather Preparedness-- Business continuity tips from Agility Recovery, followed by a question and answer session.

Tuesday, October 27 -- 2 to 2:30 p.m. EDT

HOW: Space is limited.  Register at