SBA loans available for employees/students affected by Dec. 1 tornadoes

Kevin Lust, director of the Illinois Small Business Development Center at LLCC, reports that Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Assistance loans are available to renters, homeowners, businesses and non-profit organizations with under-insured or uninsured storm damage in Christian, Macon, Montgomery, Sangamon and Shelby counties. Disaster survivors may receive in-person assistance with SBA disaster loan applications at an outreach center opening today at the Taylorville Fire Department, 202 N. Main St. in Taylorville. The center will be open Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-1 p.m. through Jan. 17.

The center closes permanently at 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17