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Navigating COVID-19: Resources and Relief for Small Businesses

The Penn State Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the North Central PA (NCPA) Launchbox are hosting a free one-hour video conference via on Friday, March 27, at 1:00 PM. 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
-Legal implications for employment claims, insurance policies, and contract liabilities
-Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) funding opportunities

Panelists include:

Kelly Hunt, District Director for the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Pittsburgh District Office
Heather Pleskonko, CPA from Baker Tilly
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
PIDA Loan Specialist

*Register in advance to receive the virtual link to participate.

Start Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Webinar
Address: State College, PA (map)
Website: http://
Occurs: March 27th 2020 at 1:00 pm

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