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SBA Announces Holiday Closing of Business Recovery Centers in Pennsylvania

ATLANTA –The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that its Business Recovery Centers in Pennsylvania will be closing for the Thanksgiving Holiday.   
The Centers are located in the following communities and their hours of operation are as indicated below:
Columbia County
Bloomsburg Public Library
225 Market Street
Bloomsburg, PA  17815
Hours:     Mon. – Fri, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed:   Wed., Nov. 23 at noon;  Thur. Nov. 24
Re-open: Fri., Nov. 25.
Dauphin County
SBA Harrisburg Branch
One Penn Center
2601 North 3rd Street
Suite 503
Harrisburg, PA 17110
Hours:      Mon. – Fri., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed:    Thur., Nov. 24
Re-open:  Fri., Nov. 25
Lebanon County
Lebanon Economic Development Center
16 Lebanon Valley Parkway
Lebanon, PA  17042-9745
Hours:      Mon. – Fri, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Closed:    Wed., Nov. 23 at noon; Nov. 24 and 25      
Re-open:  Mon., Nov. 28.
Luzerne County
Stegmaier Building
7 Wilkes-Barre Boulevard
Wilkes-Barre, PA  18702-5247
Hours:      Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Closed:    Thur., Nov. 24
Re-open:  Fri., Nov. 25
Philadelphia County
4212 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Hours:      Mon. – Fri., 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Closed:    Thur., Nov. 24
Re-open:  Fri., Nov. 25
Anyone unable to visit one of the Centers may obtain information 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 send an email to  disastercustomerservice@sba.gov.  Loan applications can also be downloaded from www.sba.gov.  Completed applications should be returned to one of the Centers or mailed to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155.
Those affected by the disasters may fill out a disaster loan application online by visiting SBA’s website at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/.
The deadlines for Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee to return applications for physical property damage is December 14, 2011 and for economic injury applications is June 12, 2012.
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For more information about the SBA’s Disaster Loan Program, visit our website at www.sba.gov.
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Friday, November 18, 2011 - 5:00am
Michael Lampton
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