SBA Opens Two Business Recovery Centers in Pike County, Kentucky

SBA logo 200ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has announced that two Business Recovery Centers (BRCs) will open on Monday, Aug. 15 in Elkhorn and Virgie, Kentucky. These BRCs are established to provide one-on-one assistance in submitting a disaster loan application for Kentucky businesses impacted by the severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides that began on July 26. The disaster declaration covers Breathitt, Clay, Floyd, Knott, Leslie, Letcher, Magoffin, Martin, Owsley, Perry, Pike, and Whitley counties in Kentucky, which are eligible for both Physical and Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) from the SBA.

Small businesses and most private nonprofit organizations in the following adjacent counties are eligible to apply only for SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDLs): Bell, Harlan, Jackson, Johnson, Knox, Laurel, Lawrence, Lee, McCreary, Morgan, and Wolfe in Kentucky; Campbell and Claiborne in Tennessee; Buchanan, Dickenson, and Wise in Virginia; and Mingo and Wayne in West Virginia. To assist small businesses and nonprofit organizations apply for disaster loans, the SBA’s Business;

Recovery Centers are open as indicated below until further notice:

SBA Business Recovery Center Clay County

Eastern Kentucky University - Manchester
50 University Drive
Manchester, KY 40962
Hours: Daily, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.

SBA Business Recovery Center Letcher County

Appalachian Groundswell
229 East Main Street
Whitesburg, KY 41858
Hours: Daily, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.

SBA Business Recovery Center Perry County

Hazard Community and Technical College
Jolly Classroom Center
1 Community College Drive
Hazard, KY 41701
Hours: Daily, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.

SBA Business Recovery Center Pike County

Elkhorn Public Library
150 East Main Street
Elkhorn, KY 41522
Opens: Monday, Aug. 15
Hours: Daily, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.


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