Posts with the tag “covid-19”

The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act
by Melissa Thompson on March 31st, 2020
The programs and initiatives in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that was just passed by Congress are intended to assist business owners with whatever needs they have right now. When implemented, there will be many new resources available for small businesses, as well as certain non-profits and other employers. This guide provides information about the major programs ...  Read More
SBA Disaster Loan Assistance Webinar
by Melissa Thompson on March 25th, 2020
On Thursday (March 26th) at 2 p.m., the SBA Kentucky District Office is hosting a webinar for the Pennyrile Region about the process for applying for SBA Disaster Loan Assistance. There are several calls taking place and this is just another opportunity for our region to hear about the SBA program and ask questions. This call will be conducted by our regional SBA representative, Sharron Johnson. T...  Read More
SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans in KY
by Melissa Thompson on March 25th, 2020
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering Kentucky and other designated states and territories low interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of COVID 19.Below is a presentation and slides giving instructions on how to apply.Once available, apply using this link  Read More
Community Support During COVID-19 Outbreak
by Melissa Thompson on March 25th, 2020
As PADD and our nutrition provider prepares to provide more meals to older adults in the nine counties of the Pennyrile area, we are faced with an unusual situation. We need donations of packaging supplies for home delivered meals. If you know of a restaurant or other community business that may have extra Styrofoam trays to donate, we could use them.Please contact Jill Collins at [email protected]  Read More
SBA Disaster Assistance
by Melissa Thompson on March 17th, 2020
PRESS OFFICERelease Date: March 12, 2020                              Contact: [email protected] (202)205-7036Release Number: 20-24                           Follow us on: Twitter, Facebook, Blogs & Instagram SBA To Provide Small Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19) Up to $2 Million in Disaster Assistance LoansWASHINGTON – SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza issued the following statem...  Read More
PADD Takes COVID-19 Precaution
by Melissa Thompson on March 16th, 2020
Beginning March 16th, the Pennyrile Area Development District (PeADD) will begin limiting access to our facilities located at 300 Hammond Drive in Hopkinsville in an effort to help prevent future spread of COVID-19.  In the interest of continuing to provide services to our communities, PeADD staff will be available via telephone and email.  For services that are time sensitive, people will be able...  Read More
Senior Center Closures in Pennyrile Region
by Melissa Thompson on March 13th, 2020
On March 13, 2020, Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear recommended the temporary closure of Senior Centers across Kentucky to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Therefore, all nine (9) Senior Centers in the Pennyrile Region will be temporarily closed from March 16, 2020 – March 27, 2020 and alternate service delivery methods will be implemented. After two (2) weeks, officials will reeva...  Read More