The Small Business Association will host a free joint webinar on Disaster Recovery, the third installment of this series going over business recovery topics, starting at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13.

During these turbulent and trying times, it is helpful to remember that you are not alone. No matter where you are in the U.S., there is a Small Business Development Center (and other organizations) near you, with professional, experienced advisors ready to assist in every way they can.

During this hour presenters from the SBA, SBDC, Women’s Business Center, and SCORE will share insights about business recovery. This will include the latest business updates to help your business recover and information about how the above local business resource partners can help your business.

In the first half-hour David Castaneda from Sacramento SBA District Office will provide a brief update of the latest business assistance/funding information including the following and a time for Q&A:

► The Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program offered directly from the SBA;

► The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), offered through local lending institutions;

► Assistance available at no cost from our local resource partners, the Small Business Development Center Network, Women’s Business Center, and SCORE;

► SBA programs to access capital;

► Information on federal government contracting programs.

The final half-hour will include an introduction to several of the resource partners. Representatives from some of these organizations will be on hand to briefly discuss what they do, how they can help you and answer whatever questions you might have.

Joining will be:

► Trisha Funk (Women’s Business Center at JEDI)

► David Waters (SCORE)

► Awinash Bawle (SBDC Int’l Trade representative)

► Leila Roberts (North Coast Center director, SBDC)

If you need assistance visit the SBDC website,, or give them a call at 530-222-8323.

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