PPP Lenders in Alabama


  • April 15, 2020
  • /   Alabama Small Business Development Center Network
  • /   featured
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After a shaky start, the Paycheck Protection Program is finally up and running. Many lenders in Alabama have created online application portals for the PPP loan. They’re collecting documents, and submitting applications to SBA’s internal database.

Cares Act SBA 7(A) Relief Program


  • April 1, 2020
  • /   Mary Belford
  • /   featured
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JUST RELEASED - RAPID APPROVAL PROCESS


  • March 26, 2020
  • /   Steve Barshov
  • /   featured
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ALERT - Rapid approval and set-up in 24-72 hours for online-ordering and gift cards just released. Click "Learn More Now" if you do not have these services yet...

Yelp Reviews During Coronavirus


  • March 26, 2020
  • /   Eve Batey
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Yelp withdrew its earnings outlook as the restaurant industry ground to a halt.

National Restaurant Association Offers Guidance


  • March 20, 2020
  • /   Gloria Dawson
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If a state or local government determines that it needs to prohibit dine-in service for restaurants, it should allow restaurants to offer takeout (pickup), drive-thru, and (possibly) delivery – though the latter is not without further risk.

Epidemic Will Cost Restaurants $225B Short-Term


  • March 20, 2020
  • /   Peter Romeo
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In a letter requesting $145 billion in direct aid to eating and drinking places, the Association said 5-7 million industry jobs could be lost.

Relief Bill for Restaurant Employees


  • March 20, 2020
  • /   Peter Romeo
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Enterprises with 50 or fewer workers on the payroll can ask for a waiver.

Alabama Governor Ivey Issues Beaches to Close at 5:00pm


  • March 19, 2020
  • /   Kimber Collins
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All beaches in Alabama will be closed effective at 5:00 p.m. Thursday March 19th

National Restaurant Association Calls On Trump


  • March 19, 2020
  • /   National Restaurant Association
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The National Restaurant Association called on President Trump and congressional leaders.