SBA, UPCC to host session

ULM Small Business Development Center and the Union Parish Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Question & Answer session with the Small Business Administration, today from 3 – 4 p.m. We hope to provide a conduit to the business owners in our area to be able to directly ask employees of SBA, about any of their questions or concerns in regards to their direct EIDL/PPP loans and any questions towards Disaster Relief loans in regards to the Easter Tornado. Register in advance and details will be sent to you.

Subjects discussed during this session include:

- Restarting your Business with EIDL/PPP compliance

- SBA Disaster Assistance Loan (April 12th Tornado)

UPSB to hold public comments meeting Monday online

An online meeting will take place at 6 p.m. Monday using the Zoom platform. Members of the community will be allowed a chance to give input on expectations for a new Superintendent of schools. Check the website for more details.

Census information available online

The U.S. Census Bureau is encouraging all Americans to provide accurate information for the 2020 census because the results of the survey will determine how billions of dollars in federal funding will be allocated in the decade ahead. This will affect everything from health clinics and school lunches to disaster recovery. Enter your information online at

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