The Governor’s press release re: hurricane recovery is below, including the following excerpt for small business assistance. Please help spread the word to any companies impacted by Irene.
Help is already available for small and mid-size business owners impacted by Hurricane Irene. The Small Business and Technology Development Center is available to help business owners: 1) assess the financial impact on their business; 2) reconstruct financial statements; 3) evaluate options with creditors; and 4) if a federal disaster declaration is approved, prepare U.S. Small Business Administration disaster loan applications. For more information, call the N.C. Department of Commerce Business Link at 1-800-228-8443.