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Martin County Business Recovery Center closing Wednesday

Posted at 5:43 AM, Oct 10, 2018

The U.S. Small Business Administration opened a Business Recovery Center in Martin County on Sep.7, offering assistance to local businesses and organizations impacted by toxic algae. 

But Wednesday is the last day it will be open to help located business owners.

Representatives will be on hand to answer questions and help people fill out applications for disaster loans.

The center is open Wednesday rom 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Martin County Fire Rescue Headquarters, located at 800 SE Monterey Rd. in Stuart, and then will close for good.

Applicants may apply online using the Electronic Loan Application via SBA's secure website at

Applications and program information are available by calling the SBA's Customer Service Center at 1-800-659-2955 (1-800-877-8339 for the deaf and hard-of-hearing) or by emailing

Loan applications can also be downloaded at

Completed applications should be returned to a center or mailed to the address below:

U.S. Small Business Administration 
Processing and Disbursement Center 
14925 Kingsport Road 
Fort Worth, TX 76155 

The filing deadline to return applications for economic injury is June 4, 2019. Businesses can qualify for loans up to $2 million.