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Austin Workshop To Explore Coronavirus-Spurred Financial Aid

AUSTIN, TX — The City of Austin Economic Development Department and the U.S. Small Business Administration San Antonio District Office on Friday announced an upcoming, free virtual workshop on federal financial resources for businesses, non-profits, and self-employed individuals impacted by thecoronavirus pandemic.

Topics will include recent revisions to the Paycheck Protection Program and the Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program, along with an opportunity to ask questions on program eligibility. The hour-long virtual workshop is scheduled for Thursday, July 23, at 3 p.m.

“A recent survey we commissioned with the Austin Chamber showed that the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have severe financial impacts for many small businesses and self-employed individuals in our city,” Veronica Briseño, chief economic recovery officer for the City of Austin, said in a prepared statement. “That is why we asked the federal Small Business Administration to host this virtual workshop. We want to make sure our local

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