July 20, 2017
-John Oliver Frederick, Public Information Officer with the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Office of Disaster Assistance. | SBA stands ready to assist businesses and residents affected by natural disaster, such as severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding. United States SBA has approved over 2 million dollars in low interest disaster loans. The low-interest disaster loans are for businesses of all sizes, most private nonprofit organizations, homeowners and renters. Businesses may borrow up to $2 million for any combination of property damage or economic injury. SBA offers low-interest working capital loans (called Economic Injury Disaster Loans) to small businesses, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private nonprofit organizations of all sizes having difficulty meeting obligations as a result of the disaster. If you are a homeowner or renter, FEMA may refer you to SBA. SBA disaster loans are the primary source of money to pay for repair or replacement costs not fully covered by insurance or other compensation. Homeowners may borrow up to $20,000 to repair or replace their primary residence. Homeowners and renters may borrow up to $40,000 to replace personal property. *For more information or to apply, call SBA at 1-800-659-2955 or visit www.disasterloan.sba.gov or apply by mail, at SBA, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, Texas, 76155-2243.
-Kalvin Dunn, Owner & Barber and Lauren Williams, Ink Noir Media. | Cornerstone Barber and Beauty Shop presents Back 2 School Outreach, Sunday, August 6th from 11am-4pm at 1008 West 11th Street in Pine Bluff. Provided will be Free basic haircuts with hair lines (No designs ages 4-17), backpacks, school supplies, entertainment, raffle prizes, gift bags, and more! For more information, call 1-832-722-1383.
-Henry A. Young III, Founder of Step Up Mentoring Program | The 3rd Annual Step Up Mentoring Camp will take place, July 28th-30th at Arkansas 4-H Center, 1 Four H Way in Little Rock. The mission of the camp is to impact the lives of teenage youth (ages 13-18) to empower them with knowledge using Biblical principles and help them make a positive difference in their communities. To sign up, make a donation, or obtain more information, call 501-319-4009 or email [email protected].