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Posted on: December 14, 2021

Mask Mandate

Governor Kathy Hochul announced masks will be required to be worn in all indoor public places unless businesses or venues implement a vaccine requirement – effective Dec. 13, 2021

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Posted on: November 18, 2021

Thanksgiving Parade Advisory

New Rochelle’s 57th annual Thanksgiving Parade will kick off at 10:00am on North Avenue at Eastchester Road, and proceed entirely along North Avenue, crossing Main Street, and ending at Bonnefoy Place. Come cheer on Mighty Mouse and friends and ...

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Business Development
Posted on: November 5, 2021

SBA Relocates Westchester County Businesses Recovery Center to New Rochelle for Businesses Affected

SBA announced it will be relocating the Westchester County SBA Business Recovery Center (BRC) from the New York Power Authority ((NYPA) to the New Rochelle American Legion Post #8 to help businesses affected by the remnants of Hurricane Ida.

Business Development
Posted on: November 5, 2021

SBA Low-Interest Federal Loans for Disaster-Related Damages

Affected by the Remnants of Hurricane Ida? SBA DISASTER LOAN S CAN HELP!

Business Development
Posted on: May 27, 2021

Governor Cuomo Announces $3.5 Billion in Assistance for Small Businesses

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced $3.5 billion in assistance for renters and small businesses experiencing financial hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The small business recovery grant program makes up to $800 million in funding availab...

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Business Development
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Registration for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund is Now Open

Register today.

Registration for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) is now open at restaurants.sba.gov. If you are working with Square or Toast, you do not need to register.

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How to prepare.

SBA will begin accepti...

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Business Development
Posted on: April 28, 2021

New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce Hosts Maes Gifts & Parties 1 year anniversary Ribbon Cutting

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Maes Gifts & Parties marked their first year of operation with a Ribbon Cutting hosted by the New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce on Monday, April 26th outside their store at 217 Union Avenue New Rochelle, NY. The NR Chamber was joined by Mayor Noam Bram...

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Business Development
Posted on: April 22, 2021

SBA Update on Declined Targeted EIDL Advance Applications

SBA has provided updated guidance on the subject of reevaluation for declined Targeted EIDL Advance applications. This should prove helpful for applicants that may have been declined due to issues with IRS tax transcripts and other application errored. De...

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Business Development
Posted on: March 17, 2021

American Rescue Plan Act Elevates Small Business Support in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

Upon President Biden signing the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 into law, the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Senior Advisor Michael Roth stated: 

“The American Rescue Plan Act enables the SBA to continue to lift up the ...

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