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SCORE offers more online workshops to assist small businesses

SCORE offers more online workshops to assist small businesses

In keeping with safe distancing guidelines, the SCORE Mid-Florida Chapter now offers all workshops online, with a broader selection of workshops and business events than before, according to a news release. SCORE Mid-Florida serves Lake, Sumter and Marion counties by…
United Southern Bank approves $36.4 million in small-business loans

United Southern Bank approves $36.4 million in small-business loans

United Southern Bank’s lending team in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) has approved about $36.4 million in small-business loans for 450 businesses in Lake and Sumter counties. In just three weeks, staff and lenders processed hundreds of applications, closing the…
New economic recovery service offers resources for small businesses

New economic recovery service offers resources for small businesses

The South Lake Chamber of Commerce and the Orlando Economic Partnership have collaborated to create a new, free service for small businesses in the seven-county Orlando region that are seeking financial assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Orlando Economic Partnership…
Emergency loans reach more than 1,000 small businesses in Florida

Emergency loans reach more than 1,000 small businesses in Florida

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity recently announced more than 1,000 small businesses have been awarded more than $49 million from the Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan. The bridge loan program, managed by the DEO, provides short-term, interest-free loans…
Lake Square Mall hosting Small Business Expo

Lake Square Mall hosting Small Business Expo

Come out and network at the 2020 Small Business Expo from 9am-5pm Saturday, Feb 22, at Lake Square Mall, 10401 U.S. Highway 441 in Leesburg. The event will include a chef table demonstration at 11am with celebrity chef Joel Padilla,…
Lake County unveils new ‘small-town charm’ logo

Lake County unveils new ‘small-town charm’ logo

Real logo. Real new. Lake County commissioners unanimously approved the adoption of a new county logo during Tuesday’s board meeting. The logo was created by the county’s communications team at no additional expense and features a picturesque sunset, a blue heron,…
Top 20 Small Towns to Visit

Top 20 Small Towns to Visit

If you are looking for a day of strolling through manicured parks, charming shops with creative and funky knickknacks, and countless choices of culinary delights, Mount Dora is the perfect place for you. The quaint town of Mount Dora has…
Small People, Big Dreams!

Small People, Big Dreams!

Two local companies have big hopes for the baseball field at Beverly Shores Elementary. In its current state, students can’t use it. LassiterWare and Vac-Tron decided this won’t do, and with help from the community, they are building a “Field…
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