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652 Main Street, East Aurora, NY

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The Greater East Aurora Chamber of Commerce represents over 600 + members in the Village of East Aurora and the towns of Aurora, Colden, Elma, Holland, Marilla and Wales, as well as, business members from additional surrounding communities. Founded 1945 - Incorporated 1954
The Chamber offers its members many benefits to help grow their business. Some of those benefits include networking, marketing and advertising opportunities in addition to strengthening their link with the community. To set up an informational meeting with a Chamber staff member and learn more about these and many other benefits call 652-8444.
The mission of the Greater East Aurora Chamber of Commerce is to preserve the competitive enterprise system, encourage growth of business and industry, and to support activities beneficial to the community and all area citizens.
The Chamber is a business advocate and provides resources and support for its' business members, while offering cost effective benefits.

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Loans for homeowners, renters and businesses of all sizes
SBA Disaster Assistance-Field Operations Center-East-101 Marietta Street, NW, Suite 700, Atlanta, GA 30303

Release Date: Jan. 5, 2015
Release Number: 15-111

Contact: Michael Lampton, NY 14199

Phone: (404) 331-0333

SBA Opens Disaster Loan Outreach Centers in Erie and Wyoming Counties, New York

ATLANTA-The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that it will open Disaster Loan Outreach Centers (DLOC) in West Seneca on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, and in Attica on Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015. The location of the DLOCs will make it convenient for those affected by the severe winter storm that occurred
Nov. 19-26, 2014 to apply for disaster loan assistance.

The declaration covers Erie County and the adjacent counties of Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Genesee, Niagara, and Wyoming in New York.

“I encourage anyone who wants to apply to meet with one of the Customer Service Representatives at the Centers for one-on-one assistance,” said Frank Skaggs, director of SBA’s Field Operations Center East.

The Center locations and hours of operations are:

Erie County

West Seneca Recreation Department Ice Rink Building 1250 Union Road West Seneca, NY 14224

Opens: Wednesday, Jan. 7 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Hours: Wednesday-Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 10 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 11 Closed
Monday, Jan. 12 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuesday, Jan. 13 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last day)

Wyoming County

Town of Bennington Offices 905 Old Alleghany Road Attica, NY 14011

Opens: Wednesday, Jan. 14 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (last day)

Loans up to $200,000 are available to homeowners to repair or replace disaster damaged or destroyed real estate. Homeowners and renters are eligible for loans up to $40,000 to repair or replace damaged or destroyed personal property. SBA Customer Service Representatives will be at the DLOCs to issue loan applications, answer questions and help individuals complete their applications.

Businesses and non-profits organizations of any size may borrow up to $2 million to repair or replace damage or destroyed real estate, machinery and equipment, inventory and other business assets.

Applicants may be eligible for a loan amount increase up to 20 percent of their physical damages, as verified by the SBA, to make improvements that help prevent the risk of future property damage caused by a similar disaster.

For small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small aquaculture businesses and most private nonprofit organizations of all sizes, the SBA offers Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL’s) to help meet working capital needs caused by the disaster. EIDL assistance is available regardless of whether the business suffered any physical property damage.

Interest rates are as low as 1.938 percent for homeowners and renters, 2.625 percent for nonprofit organizations and 4 percent for businesses with terms up to 30 years. Loan amount and terms are set by the SBA and are based on each applicant’s financial condition.

Applicants may apply online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via SBA’s secure website at

Individuals and businesses may also obtain information and loan applications 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 the center or mailed to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155.

The filing deadline to return applications for physical property damage is February 13, 2015. The deadline to return economic injury applications is September 15, 2015.


For more information about the SBA Disaster Loan Program, visit our website at

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The Greater East Aurora Chamber of Commerce, Inc. 652 Main Street,
East Aurora, NY 14052-1783
Phone (716) 652-8444
Fax     (716) 652-8384
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