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North Central PA LaunchBox to host ‘Navigating COVID-19: Resources and Relief for Small Businesses’

DuBOIS – The Penn State Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the North Central PA (NCPA) LaunchBox are hosting “Navigating COVID-19: Resources and Relief for Small Businesses”, a free, one-hour video conference via Zoom.com at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, March 27. This webinar is open to all small business owners seeking resources and financial/legal assistance as they navigate the COVID-19 crisis.  

During the one-hour session, an expert panel will offer their insights and respond to questions from participants. Panelists will help small business owners understand resources and relief in response to COVID-19 regulations, including: 

  • SBDC availability and resources 
  • SBA Disaster Loan program and process 
  • Working with local banks to discuss aid and relief 
  • Tax implications resulting from business impact 
  • Relevant insurance issues relevant for businesses 
  • Legal implications for employment claims, insurance policies, and contract liabilities 

Panelist include:

·         Kelly Hunt, District Director for the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Pittsburgh District Office , https://www.sba.gov/about-sba/sba-team/sba-leadership/dr-kelly-hunt


·         Heather Pleskonko, CPA from Baker Tilly https://www.bakertilly.com/


·         Daniel Morrow, Market Leader, and Adam Huber, SBA Business Development Officer from First Commonwealth Bank.  


·         Vivian Etter, staff lawyer for the Entrepreneurship Assistance Clinic at Happy Valley LaunchBox powered by PNC Bank Penn State Law Entrepreneur Assistance Clinic


To register for this webinar visit https://sbdc.psu.edu/events/navigating-covid-19-resources-and-relief-for-small-businesses/


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For more information contact Lori Sabatose at (814) 372-3020 or lxb125@psu.edu

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