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Corona Virus Information

Smithville Area Chamber of Commerce Presents the Following Webinars:

Smithville ISD announces all school campuses closed through the end of the school year:

Small Business Resources

Important Information From Gov. Greg Abbott:

Governor Abbott has announced that all schools (public, private, charter, colleges/universities) will remain closed through the end of the 2019-2020 school year.

Governor Abbott has released Executive Orders regarding re-opening Texas businesses and State Park openings.

See those Orders here:  (NOTE:  Orders are being updated now so check back and refresh page if needed)

Texas Re-Opens Retail Businesses for “Retail to Go”:  Today, April 17, 2020, Governor Greg Abbott signed an Executive Order authorizing the re-opening of retail businesses. Review the DSHS guidance on how to re-open safely for both employees and customers here:

Paycheck Protection Program:

The Treasury Department and the Small Business Administration (SBA)
have provided guidance on the Paycheck Protection Program at the following sites:

Useful Links:

Stimulus Package Information:
Topline Summary
Small Business Impact
Cares Act FAQ

SBA/PPP Website Links:
SBA Application
Registration for SBA Sole Proprietors
SBA Terms and Conditions
SBA Checklist from the US Chamber of Commerce

Paycheck Protection Program (Emergency SBA 7(a) Loans)
Fact Sheet
Application Form
LISC Grant (Up to $10K)
SBA Bridge Loan Up To $25,000

Call SBA at 1-800-659-2955 for more information.

HUD (Homeowners Info):

Homeowner Help

Help is a Phone Call Away > HUD-approved housing counseling agencies are available to provide you with the information and assistance you need to avoid foreclosure. Call 888-995-HOPE (4673) to speak with an expert about your individual situation.

Info and Resources

Summary of Loans Available for Non-Profits

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