Economy, Press Release Governor Tom Wolf announced today that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) approved his request to declare a disaster in Huntingdon County after a devastating fire earlier this month destroyed dozens of apartments and one business.“To lose one’s home to a fire, particularly during a pandemic, is almost incomprehensible,” said Governor Wolf. “These low-interest loans will help those affected replace what they’ve lost and get back on their feet.”Homeowners, renters and businesses impacted by the fire in Huntingdon County, as well as neighboring counties Bedford, Blair, Centre, Franklin, Fulton, Juniata and Mifflin may be eligible for low-interest disaster loans through the SBA Disaster Loan Programs.Low-interest loans of up to $200,000 are available to homeowners to repair or replace damaged or destroyed real estate. SBA regulations permit loans up to $40,000 to repair or replace personal property. Businesses and nonprofits can borrow up to $2 million to restore damaged or destroyed buildings, inventory, equipment and assets. Loan amounts and terms are set by the SBA and are based on each applicant’s financial qualifications.In accordance with health precautions for the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the SBA will not establish a physical Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) in the community to assist survivors. However, SBA will continue to provide first class customer service and conduct outreach virtually with webinars, skype calls, phone assistance and step-by-step application assistance.To this end, SBA has opened a Virtual Disaster Loan Outreach Center (VDLOC) to help survivors apply online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via the SBA’s secure website at https://disasterloanassistance.sba.gov/ and there are virtual customer support representatives available to assist applicants with completing the online application.Virtual Disaster Loan Outreach Center (VDLOC)Open: Monday – FridayHours: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.Closed: Saturdays and SundaysEmail: FOCE-Help@sba.govPhone for Individuals & Businesses: (571) 422-1925 or (571) 422-6016It is important to note that this information applies only to the fire in Huntingdon County. It is not applicable for any COVID-19-related SBA assistance.Those who want to apply for an SBA loan should contact the Customer Service Representatives at (571) 422-1925 or (571) 422-6016 to schedule an appointment for immediate one-on-one assistance in completing their applications. Requests for SBA disaster loan program information may be obtained by emailing FOCE-Help@sba.gov. The SBA will conduct extensive outreach to ensure that all impacted by the disaster are afforded the opportunity to seek assistance.Applicants may also call SBA’s Customer Service Center at (800) 659-2955 or email email@example.com for more information on SBA disaster assistance. Individuals who are deaf or hard-of-hearing may call (800) 877-8339.Loan applications can also be downloaded at www.sba.gov/disaster. Applicants may apply online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via the SBA’s secure website at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela. Completed applications should be returned to the local DLOC or mailed to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155.The filing deadline to return applications for physical property damage is July 21, 2020. The deadline to return economic injury disaster loan applications is Feb. 22, 2021.Ver esta página en español. May 26, 2020 SHARE Email Facebook Twitter Governor Wolf Announces Low-Interest Loans for Those Affected by Huntingdon County Fire
The Batesville Bulldogs have captured The 2016 Ripley County Boys Golf Tourney Crown at The Hoosier Links Golf Course in Milan.Team Scoring: Batesville 180, Milan 198, Jac-Cen-Del 223, South Ripley 237.2016 RC Boys Golf Results2016 All-Ripley County Team: (Score)MVP- Ryan Harmeyer (Batesville) (40); Drew Honnert (Milan) (41); Andy Gutzwiller (Batesville) (46); Ross Harmeyer (Batesville (47); Billy Carroll (Batesville) (47*) *Tiebreaker Playback on Card.Bulldogs Current Overall Record: 13-12.IAC Record (Duals/Tri/Quad Meets Only): 3-0.Batesville’s Next Event: April 28th at Shelbyville.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Ben Siefert.
ORVC Weekly Report (November 26 – December 1)Players of the Week.Girls Basketball: Kate Grote – Shawe Memorial and Abby Ralston – Southwestern.Boys Basketball: Tyler Kramer – Southwestern.ORVC Report(November 26-December 1)2018Courtesy of ORVC Recorder Travis Calvert.
Source = ETB Travel News: Lewis Wiseman Qantas has announced this week that Benjamin Tan has been appointed as regional general manager Asia, and will be based in Singapore.Benjamin Tan has previously been the Group’s head of sales at the Jetstar Group, will now steer the commercial, financial and operational performance for Qantas across its Asian markets.In taking up the new position, Mr Tan said he is looking forward to progressing Qantas’ commitment to Asia.“Asia is an incredibly important market for Qantas. Over the last two years, we’ve redesigned our Asia network to strengthen our position in the region,” Mr Tan said.“We’ve opened new lounges in Hong Kong and Singapore, are introducing a new inflight dining experience in Economy, and continue to expand our reach with our airline partners, providing greater access across Asia than ever before.”Benjamin Tan brings extensive experience working internationally in Beijing and Tokyo, across the technology and aviation sectors.Most recently, Mr Tan was responsible for worldwide revenue, market share and business expansion across the Jetstar-branded group of airlines.Nick McGlynn, former regional general manager Asia, has returned to Australia to take up a new role as head of global sales and network at Qantas Freight.