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Apply Now for SBA Recovery Loans

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Beginning today, July 12, Hidalgo County businesses affected by recent severe storms and flooding may apply for SBA recovery loans in person in Weslaco. The center will offer one-on-one meetings to explain how the Small Business Administration can finance disaster recovery. Representatives will also clarify the loan application process as well as help business owners complete electronic applications. “Due to severe property damage and economic losses these storms inflicted on…

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Hurricane Preparedness Fairs This Week

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Emergency preparedness fairs assisting residents in planning for weather-related emergencies are on the schedule this week in Edinburg. Hidalgo County Judge Ramon Garcia, who also serves as the county’s Emergency Management Director, said Dare to Prepare serves to provide tools to residents that will help them better prepare for disasters. “With hurricane season underway, it is important for residents to be informed and prepared before disaster strikes,” said Garcia. “Preparation…

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Hidalgo Grant Program Offers Up to $20K

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Small business owners in Hidalgo County may be eligible for the Hidalgo County Small Town Economic Development Grant Program, offering up to $20,000. The business must be within Hidalgo County either within a municipality with a population of 20,000 or less or an unincorporated area within the county. The grant intends to encourage entrepreneurship, create critical jobs and advance commerce. In addition, it also aims to promote tourism to boost…

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