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Melbourn Insurance ‘Family-Owned Small Business of the Year’

Melbourn Insurance ‘Family-Owned Small Business of the Year’

SBA award recognizes tradition and transition By Ann McCreary Melbourn Insurance Agency, with offices in Twisp and Winthrop, has been named the Family-Owned Small Business of the Year by the Small Business Association (SBA) Seattle district. Melbourn Insurance is owned by Kelsey and Korrie Bourn, who took over the business last year from their mother,...
Loans available for wildfire damage and loss of business earnings

Loans available for wildfire damage and loss of business earnings

Individuals and businesses who need help with property or income losses connected with the 2015 wildfires can still apply to the Small Business Administration (SBA) for low-interest loans, but applications have to be made by mail or online now that local outreach centers have closed. The loans — up to $200,000 — are available to renters and homeowners to...
Low-interest SBA loans available for individuals, businesses with fire losses

Low-interest SBA loans available for individuals, businesses with fire losses

Low-interest loans are available through the Small Business Administration (SBA) to individuals, businesses and nonprofits who lost property in the summer’s wildfires. The loans — up to $200,000 — are available to renters as well as homeowners, and can be used to repair or replace damaged or destroyed real estate. These individuals can also apply for up to $40,000...
Business briefs: May 6, 2015

Business briefs: May 6, 2015

Small business workshops The federal Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering several business workshops by the Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) in Wenatchee over the next few months: May 12 — “Developing Your Marketing Plan” May 19 — “Marketing for the Internet” June 9 — “How to Buy or Sell a Business” June 23 — “How to Choose and Buy the Right...
SBA loan deadlines loom for fire losses

SBA loan deadlines loom for fire losses

Several deadlines are coming up for small businesses and nonprofits to apply for low-interest federal disaster loans from the Small Business Administration (SBA) for economic losses connected with the Carlton Complex Fire. These loans are for economic injuries connected with the fire — entities do not have to suffer property damage to qualify …
Deadline for low-interest disaster loans coming soon

Deadline for low-interest disaster loans coming soon

Low-interest disaster loans for individuals and businesses who suffered property losses in the Carlton Complex Fire are still available from the Small Business Administration (SBA), although individuals hoping for a loan have just over two weeks to apply. The SBA has closed its local office, but is still accepting applications online and by phone for...
Fire recovery: a roundup of information, resources

Fire recovery: a roundup of information, resources

Long-term recovery open house Methow Valley Long Term Recovery (MVLTR) is holding an open house on Oct. 16 to explain the recovery process and goals and to get input from the community. “This is a grassroots movement and we want everyone who wants to be involved to understand the process,” said Adrianne Moore, an MVLTR...
FEMA says ‘no’ – again – to individual disaster assistance

FEMA says ‘no’ – again – to individual disaster assistance

By Marcy Stamper
Finding that “the impact to individuals and households from this event [the wildfire] was not of the severity or magnitude to warrant the designation,” the federal administrator for disaster …