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FL 15302 - SBA Opens Five Additional Business Recovery Centers in Florida To Assist with Hurricane Irma Recovery

ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced that five additional Business Recovery Centers (BRCs) will open on Oct. 4 in Florida, to help businesses impacted by Hurricane Irma which began on Sept. 4, 2017.
SBA representatives in the Centers can provide information about disaster loans, answer questions and assist businesses in completing the SBA application.  The new Centers are located as indicated below and will operate until further notice.
SBA Business Recovery Centers (BRC)
St. Lucie County
Florida SBDC at Indian River State College
Building F-123
Port St. Lucie, FL  34986
Hours: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday - Saturday
Monroe County
Greater Marathon Chamber of Commerce
Marathon, FL 33050
Hours: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday – Friday
Monroe County
Key Largo Chamber of Commerce
Key Largo, FL 33037
Hours: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday - Friday
Orange County
Orange County Bank
Orlando, FL  32804
Hours: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday - Saturday
Brevard County
Brevard County Agri. Center
Cocoa, FL 32926
Hours: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday - Saturday
Additional information on other recovery centers and 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  Applicants may apply online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via SBA’s secure website at  Loan applications can be downloaded from  Completed applications should be returned to a recovery center or mailed to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155.  For more information about SBA recovery assistance, visit
The filing deadline to return applications for physical property damage is Nov. 9, 2017.  The deadline to return economic injury applications is June 11, 2018.
Release Number: 
18 - 005-A
Release Date: 
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 12:00am
Michael Lampton
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