Press Release - Detail
For immediate release Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016
CONTACT: Roy L. Williams, Director of Public Relations    
Birmingham Public Library                                               
Phone: (205) 226-3746 cell (205) 568-0067                                                        
SBA Disaster Loan Center Set Up at Powderly Branch Library to Help Those Affected by Recent Tornado 
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama—The U.S. Small Business Administration has set up a disaster loan outreach center inside the Powderly Branch Library to help those affected by a recent tornado that damaged homes and businesses in southwestern Birmingham.
The library is located at 3301 Jefferson Ave. SW. The center began offering assistance on Wednesday, January 20, said Loretta Bitten, branch manager of the Powderly Library. The SBA will have loan representatives available to answer questions at the Powderly Library Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., and on Saturdays between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. until February 4, 2016.
For more information, call the SBA disaster center at 1-800-659-2955.
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